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Rejoice and Be Glad: Alberta-NWT Bishops' message for Catholic Education Sunday

We are grateful to all those who encourage students to grow in their faith...

Archbishop pledges to take calls for accountability & transparency to heart

Archbishop Richard Smith commits to listening to victims of clergy sex...

Statement regarding Father Peter Hung Cong Tran, OP

Priest who formerly served at Queen of Martyrs Parish has been accused...

CCCB releases new guidelines for responding to and preventing sexual abuse

Guidelines place victims as top priority and call for accountability &...

Upcoming Events
It's that time of year when Habitat for Humanity makes the final push to ensure that our families are home for the holidays. We need 1,000 volunteers to help us from November 1 to December 22. This year we are focusing on our build at Carter Place and our four ReStore locations. Help us bring home families for the holidays!  Volunteer Information No experience necessary. No minimum commitment of shifts: schedule yourself or let us help you! You'll be invited to witness families receiv...
Kamloops, B.C. (map)
The Western Conference of Catholic Religious Educators is celebrating their 50th year with a conference for all who accompany families as catechists, teachers, clergy, mentors and community. "We are Family: Where Faith Meets Life" will be held on the weekend of November 15-18 in Kamloops, B.C., featuring guest speakers John Roberto and Leif Kehrwald from Vibrant Faith. For more information and to register, visit www.wccre.org.
Providence Renewal Centre, 3005-119 Street, Edmon (map)

Praying in Pen: “Advent”ure With Carol Sebastian - Let your pen be your prayer partner during this four-week journey with the scripture of the season. 

Discover writing as sacred practice. No experience necessary.

Thursdays: Nov 15, 22, 29, Dec 6 - 1:30-3:30 p.m.
$80 for 4 weeks
Register by: November 8

No matter how much you are hurting, no marriage is beyond hope. Retrouvaille is a lifeline for marriages and families…a program to help couples heal and renew their hurting marriages. Our next weekend (in Edmonton) will start November 16. For more information please contact us at: https://helpourmarriage.ca or by telephone at 587-598-4357. Retrouvaille video
No matter how much you are hurting, no marriage is beyond hope. Retrouvaille is a lifeline for marriages and families…a program to help couples heal and renew their hurting marriages. Our next weekend (in Edmonton) will start November 16. For more information please contact us at: https://helpourmarriage.ca or by telephone 587- 598-4357. Retrouvaille on Vimeo.
Holy Trinity Parish, Spruce Grove (map)
Catholic Family Ministries invites all women to join them for this year’s Women of Dignity Conference at Holy Trinity Parish, Spruce Grove, on Friday-Saturday, November 16-17. Keynote speaker is Leah Darrow, international Catholic speaker, writer, and host of the popular Do Something Beautiful podcast. Guest speaker is Sister Marie Therese, and Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Smith. For more information, and to register please visit www.catholicfamilyministries.com.
West Harvest Inn, Edmonton (map)
Worldwide Marriage Encounter invites couples, priests, seminarians and sisters to their next Edmonton weekend, November 16-18, at the West Harvest Inn. “It is the best decision you’ll ever make for your marriage or for your ministry.” For more information and to register, contact Nicole and Gavin Kuppeveld at 780-464-2874 or gvankup@telus.net. The only cost is a donation. If you'd like to join us, please register as soon as possible.
Holy Cross Mausoleum (map)
We invite you and your family and friends to attend this celebration of Faith and Hope as we remember and pray for our loved ones who have died. The Mass is held at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Cross Mauso...
St. Albert Catholic Parish, 7 St. Vital Avenue, St (map)

King's Faith is an inspiring story of the transforming power of faith in the life one man. He must decide if it’s worth the price to hold on to it. A beautifully made movie that can change lives. You are invited to join us for a screening of this movie on Saturday, November 17, at St. Albert Parish Hall.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Sherwood Park, (map)
Gain new insights into Marian Consecration, learn how key saints lived it out, and discover how you can live it out as well! Six weekly meetings on Tuesdays, October 30-December 4, at 9:30-11:30 a.m. We end with Mass and consecration on Saturday, December 8, at 8:30 a.m. Mass. To register, contact Pat at pat.lemire@caedm.ca or 780-467-5470.
St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta (map)
New StratPlan - St. Joseph's College will launch a new Strategic Plan at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, in the Board Room of the college. This plan has been under development following the renewal of the college's Identity and Mission Statement for the past three years, and will form the basis for planning and operations for the years 2018 to 2023. Archbishop Smith, Chair of the SJC Board of Governors, will be present along with President Father Terry Kersch CSB and invited guests from the ...
St. Thomas D’Aquin Parish, 8410 89 St, Edmonton (map)
Father Nawras Sammour, a Jesuit who works with displaced civilians in Syria and refugees in neighbouring countries will present an update on the situation in that region speak on why "bridging borders” is crucial for our time. He speaks at St. Thomas d'Aquin Church, 8410 - 89 Street, NW, Edmonton, on Wednesday, November 21, at 7-9 p.m. Father Sammour is the Middle East Director of Jesuit Refugee Service. This event is part of the Bridging Borders – Giving Tuesday campaign of Canadi...
Providence Renewal Centre, 3005-119 Street, Edmon (map)

Praying in Pen: “Advent”ure With Carol Sebastian - Let your pen be your prayer partner during this four-week journey with the scripture of the season. 

Discover writing as sacred practice. No experience necessary.

Thursdays: Nov 15, 22, 29, Dec 6 - 1:30-3:30 p.m.
$80 for 4 weeks
Register by: November 8

St. Albert Catholic Parish, 7 St. Vital Avenue, St (map)
On November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines with winds of 348 km per hour, destroying nearly everything in its path. Following the initial shock, the survivors become full participants in the process of their recovery. Thus was born Pope Francis Village. The documentary After the Storm: Building the Pope Francis Village demonstrates this remarkable process. You are invited to a premier public screening of the film at St. Albert Church (7 St. Vital Avenue in St. ...
Contemplating marriage? Already engaged? Congratulations! Edmonton Catholic Engaged Encounter would be honoured to help you prepare for more than the day – for your lifetime sacrament of matrimony. We hold retreat-style weekends in which different aspects and topics of consideration are presented with the goal of giving you tools for a strong, thriving marriage.  Upcoming 2018 weekend: November 23-25. Call 780-466-0090 to register or visit www.ceewest.com for more in...
Newman Theological College, 10012 - 84 Street (map)
Church Fathers St. Cyril of Alexandria “On the Unity of Christ” Hosted by Dr. Stéphane Saulnier  Seminars run six Fridays; 10:10 - 11 a.m. on September 28, October 12, 26, November 9, 23, December 7 at Newman Theological College in the Jesu Caritas Room, 2nd Fl., Library.  www.newman.edu/treasures Registration: call 780-392-2450 or reception@newman.edu. Registration is free of charge. Participants will need to obtain their own copy of the readi...
Providence Renewal Centre, 3005 - 119 Street, Edmon (map)
A Retreat for Women: And so we Wait ... Our Spiritual Journey of Transformation with Sarah Donnelly  Much of our life is spent waiting. We wait for reconciliation and healing; for love and meaning to blossom; for fulfilling employment, and retirement. We wait with others as they suffer. We wait in our grief. We wait for our faith to grow stronger, and for a new direction to emerge in our lives. Examine the experience of waiting and reflect on sacred stories in both Jewish and Christian tra...
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Sherwood Park, (map)
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Sherwood Park invites you to join them as they celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae, the encyclical of St. Paul VI on the regulation of birth. Film - Sexual Revolution: 50 Years Since Humanae Vitae (to see the trailer click the hyperlink above) Friday, November 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Presented in partnership with The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton and Gianna Centre, Catholic Social Services.
St. Thomas More, Edmonton (map)
Dr. L.P. Mousseau Memorial Ethics Lecture Series: Newman Theological College is pleased to present Father Raymond de Souza, well known as a Catholic commentator in the pages of the National Post, Catholic Register, and Convivium. Father de Souza will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 23, on "Truth & Evangelization: 25 years after Veritatis Splendor." On Saturday, we begin with Mass at 9 a.m., followed by a discussion with Father de Souza on "Chastity and the Credibility of the Gospel." ...
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Sherwood Park, (map)
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Sherwood Park invites you to join them as they celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae, the encyclical of St. Paul VI on the regulation of birth. Panel Discussion | Natural Family Planning Saturday, November 24, 10-11:30 a.m.  Presented by Steven Defer, Office of Life and Family, Archdiocese of Edmonton; with representatives of Billings, Serena, Creighton (NaPro) and Marquette.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Sherwood Park, (map)

Workshop | Humanae Vitae: Digging Deeper Saturday, November 24, 1-2:30 p.m. 

Presented by Paul Flaman, Professor of Christian Theology, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta, and author of Sex, Love and Marriage in the Light of Following Jesus

For more information please contact Pat at pat.lemire@caedm.ca or 780-467-5470.

St. Anthony Parish, 10661 - 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton (map)
Parents, are you broken-hearted about the loss of your children's Catholic faith? Have you wondered what you can do? Join us in prayer to St. Monica, patron saint of those anxious about the salvation of loved ones. This new group will be meeting at 7 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month, at St. Anthony Parish, 10661 - 82 Avenue, Edmonton.
St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta (map)
St. Joseph's College will host a panel discussion on the child sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. Our intent is to facilitate an honest and difficult conversation about this ongoing issue. Three panel members will begin the conversation: Father Marc Cramer, Vocations Director for the Archdiocese and Pastor of Good Shepherd Parish; Tracey Bailey, lawyer and former member of the SJC Board of Governors; and Gordon Self, Chief Mission and Ethics Officer at Covenant Health. This ...
St. Anthony Parish, 10661 - 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton (map)

Parents - are you broken hearted about the loss of your children's Catholic faith? Have you wondered what you can do? Join us in prayer to St. Monica, patron saint of those who are anxious about the salvation of loved ones. on the last Monday of each month.

St. Anthony's Parish
10661 - 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton    Ph: 780-432-0611

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