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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Archbishop’s Letter – Spring 2023

Download this letter as a PDF in English or French 30 March 2023 Dear Parishioners, Reverend Sisters, Priests and Deacons,          I was tricked by the warmer weather into thinking that spring had arrived.  […]

Read More March 31, 2023

Archbishop’s 2023 deanery visitation

Archbishop Gerard Pettipas’ annual deanery visitation is coming up this April and May, taking place in Deanery 3. This represents the most populated deanery of the archdiocese, and includes the […]

Read More March 30, 2023

Catholic bishops of Canada offer letters to Indigenous peoples of Canada

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops have released today, Feb. 8th, four letters on reconciliation with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada – addressed to the First Nations, the Métis, the […]

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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 […]

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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

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