Archdiocesan Handbook

Sacramental Guidelines – The Initiation of Children

The Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan has policies on the preparation and celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation for children. They have been brought together in the Archdiocesan Handbook: Sacramental Guidelines – The Initiation of Children. Click here for a printable version of the handbook or choose from the links below:

Archbishop Pettipas’s Letter Introducing the Guidelines
Sacramental Guidelines – Initiation of Children
Preparation for the Sacrament of Baptism
Archbishop Pettipas’s Letter Introducing Changes
Catechetical Norms for First Reconciliation
Catechetical Norms for First Eucharist

Guidelines for the Sacrament of Confirmation
Eastern Rite Confirmation
Form for Booking the Celebration of Confirmation
Best Practices for Adults Involved in Sacramental Preparation of Children
Diocesan Code of Conduct
School Mass guidelines and Mass Planning Guide