The parish of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus of Cardston is one of the oldest in the Diocese of Calgary. The parish priests came out to the outlying settlements of Harrisville, Boundary Creek, Whiskey Gap, and Del Bonita and held mass in the homes. Father Leaver held mass in the homes or at Rinard School. Sometimes baptisms were held.
During the 50's mass was held at August Plunet's home in Whiskey Gap.
When Father Weisgurber was parish priest at Cardston, the Jefferson United Church was moved to Whiskey Gap. It was renovated for a Catholic Church. By 1966 masses were discontinued, owing to the fact that many Catholic families had moved away.
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