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Details for Eleske Pilgrimage released

The annual Pilgrimage in Eleske will be held this year from July 13-14! The schedule includes blessing of the waters, praying in the four directions, blessing of the cemetery grounds, […]

Read More June 20, 2024

Pilgrimages coming up in archdiocese

Summer pilgrimages coming up across the province and archdiocese Several pilgrimages and special Catholic events are coming up this summer – in our archdiocese and across the province. In our […]

Read More June 19, 2024

At peace, at home

Cameroonian priest reflects on his decision to permanently make his home with the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan When one answers the call of God, life is full of surprises. When Fr. […]

Read More June 12, 2024

‘For the local church’

Thomas Wollis reflects on his pastoral internship in the mission community of Wabasca Greetings! Or as we say in Cree, “Tansi!” As some of you may already know, I have […]

Read More June 7, 2024

Remembering Sister Georgette

Parishioners reflect on the life and legacy of a nun who dedicated much of her life to faith formation in the archdiocese While she spent only 17 years teaching in […]

Read More May 29, 2024

‘Gifted to give’

Brylle Buenaventura hopes to fulfill his vocational calling as a missionary priest The call to priesthood is one Brylle Buenaventura could not hold back – even from his earliest days. […]

Read More May 22, 2024

On the proper reception of Holy Communion

As we prepare for the restoration of Communion from the Chalice in our archdiocese (allowed to be re-introduced as of June 2nd), the archdiocese has prepared this special video offering […]

Read More May 19, 2024

A lifetime of service

Catholic teacher Chris Flynn continues to teach well into his seventies A unique part of my job in travelling around the archdiocese, gathering stories, meeting with members of parish communities […]

Read More May 17, 2024

May 11th update on the Archbishop

May 11th, 2024 Dear Pastors, Brother Priests, Sisters and Parishioners, Since composing his May 2024 letter, Archbishop Pettipas has seen his doctor, went for blood work and it was recommended […]

Read More May 13, 2024

Archbishop’s Letter – Spring 2024

Read as a PDF in English or French Friday May 10th, 2024 Dear Clergy and Faithful of the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan As most of you know, the past several months […]

Read More May 10, 2024