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From the category archives: Pastoral Scene

Archdiocesan posts

Archbishop offers message on employment policy & Church teaching

"It is clear that this matter has caused pain for many people."

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Mass of Thanksgiving for Bishop Bittman on March 19

7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Basilica, Monday, March 19. All are welcome!

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Prayers & funeral for Sr. Elizabeth Kass SP

Vigil prayers Tuesday night, funeral Wednesday at Providence Centre chapel.

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VIDEO: Archbishop MacNeil's funeral, St. Joseph's Basilica

The Funeral Mass for Archbishop Joseph MacNeil starting at 12 noon on Friday, February 16, 2018  was recorded by Grandin Media staff. Presided by Archbishop Smith, the event was broadcast directly from St. Joseph Basilica in Edmonton to all Edmonton Catholic Schools.

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Bishop Gregory Bittman appointed to Diocese of Nelson, B.C.

Vatican announces that Bishop Bittman is headed for Okanagan/Kootenay region of B.C.

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Funeral arrangements for Archbishop Joseph MacNeil

Memorial services for Archbishop MacNeil will begin Thursday at St. Joseph Basilica; funeral at noon Friday.

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Joseph MacNeil, beloved Archbishop Emeritus of Edmonton, passes at 93

Catholic community has lost a beloved pastor, collaborator and friend. 

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Statement re: employment practices

Anyone who comes to work at the Archdiocese or one of its parishes agrees to live in accord with the teachings of the Catholic Church and its sacramental theology.

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Archbishop seeks input for review of youth camps

Archbishop Smith has announced a review of youth camps ministry in the Archdiocese, and he wants to hear from you.

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Government-required attestation on abortion unacceptable: Archbishop Smith

"Life is a sacred gift from God, to be respected and treasured at all times. This is a simple truth on which we cannot and will not compromise".

Download the letter (PDF, one page)

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