Remembering Father Wieslaw Szatanski, OMI

We pray for the eternal rest of Fr. Wieslaw Szatanski, OMI, who passed away on Sept. 22 in Canmore at the age of 57. He was a dedicated priest who […]

Read More September 30, 2022

Archdiocese shares Synod Report

The Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan has released its full synthesis report, based on the synod gatherings held across the archdiocese earlier this year. The report was penned by our synod team […]

Read More September 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

‘This is how it was’

Senior who altar served at cathedral’s consecration Mass reflects on its more than 70 year history Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light On the drive into town from Highway 2, the St. John […]

Read More September 8, 2022

National synod synthesis report released by CCCB

The CCCB has submitted its National Synod Synthesis to the Holy See. You can read the detailed report in English or French. Press release: The first phase of the “Synod […]

Read More September 6, 2022

Persevering for sainthood

Grouard pastor hopes canonization of his order’s founder will encourage more vocations Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light When Father Bernard Akum entered the Society of Divine Vocations in 2007, he and his […]

Read More August 31, 2022

Western Bishops share Synod Synthesis

The Assembly of Western Catholic Bishops, including 18 Roman Catholic dioceses of western and northern Canada and four Ukrainian Catholic eparchies, have released their full synthesis report based off of […]

Read More August 31, 2022

Camp St. Martin 2022 – a short retrospective

Here is a short retrospective of Camp St. Martin 2022. Thanks for helping us make this year a triumphant return of our summer camp! Learn more about Camp St. Martin […]

Read More August 31, 2022

‘I will still have the memories’

Fr. Ephrem leaving the archdiocese after 10 years as pastor Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light When asked his fondest memories over his ten years as pastor in the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan, Fr. […]

Read More August 29, 2022

‘Be a happy saint’

Girouxville-born nun reflects on her life as a missionary in Egypt Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light At 93 years old, Sister of Providence Dolores Blanchette is still active and at work each […]

Read More August 25, 2022