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Deacon Gilles Urquhart

Background & Education

Deacon Gilles Urquhart was born in northern Ontario. At a young age his family moved to Winnipeg, however, grew up in St. Norbert and completed his high school education there. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba.

Before coming to Holy Cross parish he was a long time member of Holy Redeemer in East Kildonan.

Since the year 2000 he has been the owner of Stephanchew Church Goods in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Gilles has been a deacon since 2008.

For the last two years Deacon Gilles has been appointed to Holy Cross parish. He has been involved with RCIA, baptism preparation, adult education and preaching at Sunday Masses.