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Archbishop’s Letter – January 2023

Download this letter as a PDF in English or French January 2023 Dear Parishioners, Clergy, Friends and Anyone who’s interested, I used to write a monthly letter to the Archdiocese.  At the time […]

Read More January 6, 2023

A Christmas Message from the Archbishop

For this year’s Christmas message, Archbishop Pettipas shares a poem on the birth of Jesus – the event that underlies all of Christmas’s many symbols and celebrations. Watch his full […]

Read More December 16, 2022

Archbishop’s Levee returns this January 1st

Celebrate the new year with His Grace Archbishop Pettipas! The Archbishop’s Levee will return this January 1st, hosted from the chancery office in Grande Prairie. This event will offer all […]

Read More December 7, 2022

The life of Bishop Emile Grouard, OMI

As part of this year’s Archbishop’s Dinner, Archbishop Pettipas gave a talk on the life of Émile Jean-Baptiste Marie Grouard, the missionary priest who became the first bishop of the […]

Read More November 22, 2022

Alberta-NWT Bishops share letter for Catholic Education Sunday

This Sunday, Nov. 6, is Catholic Education Sunday. Please read this important letter from the Catholic bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories on the vital role of Catholic schools […]

Read More November 4, 2022

Archbishop’s Dinner coming up on Nov. 4th

Mark your calendars! Our annual Archbishop’s Dinner will once again be livestreamed from our Facebook page. This year’s dinner is at 6:30 pm on Nov. 4th. (Please note: You do […]

Read More October 21, 2022

September 2022 Letter from the Archbishop

Download this letter as a PDF in English or French September 9th, 2022 Dear Faithful and Clergy of the Archdiocese, We are entering into another school year, which also becomes […]

Read More September 9, 2022

Archbishop’s message for Catholic Education Week

As part of Catholic Education Week, May 23-27, Archbishop Pettipas offered this Gospel reflection, meditating on the way we share the Faith with the next generation. Jesus said “I still […]

Read More May 25, 2022

Archbishop’s letter on lifting dispensation

Dear Fathers and Parishioners of the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan, In March of 2020, the Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories issued for the people of their respective dioceses a […]

Read More May 6, 2022

March 2022 Letter from the Archbishop

2 March 2022 Dear Parishioners and Fathers, War in Ukraine We are all horrified to realize that the long-standing tensions between Ukraine and Russia have recently turned into an attack […]

Read More March 2, 2022