High Prairie RCMP responded on Monday (May 22) to assist local fire crews with the fire at St. Bernard's Church in Grouard.
Preliminary investigation indicated the fire was suspicious in nature.
Today RCMP have charged 2 males in connection with the incident.
- Kenneth Ferguson (56) of High Prairie was charged with: Break and Enter to Commit Theft as well as Arson
- Gerald Capot (50) of High Prairie was charged with: Break and Enter to commit Theft as well as Arson
Archbishop Gerard Pettipas reflected on the loss of the historic St. Bernard's Church in a Facebook message.