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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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Open Book: new video series unpacks Scripture

Questions about the Bible? Grandin Media launches a new video series to answer them!

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Bishops denounce new federal restrictions on summer job grants

Canada Summer Jobs restrictions an “obvious and regrettable infringement” on constitutional rights to freedom of conscience and religion: CCCB.

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Lacombe parishioners prepare to celebrate their new home

The people of St. Stephen's Parish in Lacombe will celebrate a historic milestone on Saturday, January 6, as their new church is officially dedicated by Bishop Gregory Bittman.

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Asking for a friend: Do we have to go to Mass twice on Christmas Eve?

Catholics have obligation to attend both Sunday Mass and Christmas Day Mass.

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A new Bishop for Mackenzie-Fort Smith

Father Jon Hansen, CSsR, pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Inuvik, was appointed today by Pope Francis. 

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