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 […]

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Archbishop’s Decree on Reception of Holy Communion

Download this decree here April 19th, 2024 Since COVID restrictions were lifted, I have wondered and several of you have asked, “when can we restore Communion under both species?”  I […]

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Archbishop’s Letter – Winter 2024

Download this letter here 7 January 2024 Dear Faithful and Clergy of the Archdiocese,          I write this letter from my retreat at the Benedictine abbey in Mission BC, near […]

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Archbishop’s 2023 Christmas Message

Merry Christmas! from Archbishop Gerard Pettipas, CSsR & all of us at the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan In this year’s Christmas message, His Grace reflects on the Holy Family at the center of our Christmas celebrations.We […]

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Alberta/NWT bishops share letter for Catholic Education Sunday

The Catholic Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories have prepared a joint letter, available in English and French, in celebration of Catholic Education Sunday on Nov. 5th. The bishops […]

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Archbishop’s Letter – Autumn 2023

Download this letter as a PDF in English or French 4 October 2023 Dear Parishioners, Clergy and Religious, While some parts of Canada are still predicting warm days and nights, we have started […]

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Archbishop’s Dinner coming up in Deanery One

For the first time since 2019, we will have a public Archbishop’s Dinner – hosted this year by Deanery 1 and held at the Ecole Providence School in McLennan on Nov. 3rd. Doors will open at 6:00 pm, followed by […]

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Archbishop shares letter addressing his cancer diagnosis

Download this letter as a PDF here 9 August 2023 Dear Faithful and Clergy of the Archdiocese, I want to bring to your attention the awareness of my health.  I […]

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Archbishop’s Letter – Summer 2023

Download this letter as a PDF in English or French 2 July 2023 Dear Parishioners, Clergy and Faithful,          July 1st, Canada Day, has come and gone.  While we can pick up controversy […]

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Archbishops offers message on loss of Grouard church

Download this letter as a PDF here or watch the video version here. 23 May 2023 My dear parishioners, priests and all peoples of our region, On May 22nd, one […]

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