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Open Book: new video series unpacks Scripture

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Bishops denounce new federal restrictions on summer job grants

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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...

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Upcoming Events
St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 10825 - (map)

The Ukrainian Musical Society of Alberta will hold its annual Concert of Carols
3 p.m., Sunday, January 21, at St. Josaphat Cathedral, 10825-97 Street, Edmonton

Followed by a reception hosted by the Eparchy of Edmonton.

Plan to celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord through the age-old tradition of carolling.

McDougall United Church, 10086 MacDonald Drive NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 2B7 (map)
Join Archbishop Smith and other faith leaders for an Ecumenical Prayer Service to open the 2018 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: Theme: “Your right hand, O Lord, glorious in power” (Ex. 15.6) National Focus: The ecumenical situation in the Caribbean 7 p.m., Sunday, January 21 at McDougall United Church 10086 MacDonald Drive NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 2B7 This activity is organized by the Edmonton & District Council of Churches. See the letter of invitation from Rev. Ke...
St. Thomas More, Edmonton (map)

CSS Mass of Thanksgiving

Catholic Social Services invites you to a thanksgiving celebration as we conclude our fall Sign of Hope appeal. Archbishop Richard Smith will lead us in mass on this special occasion with a reception to follow. 

Join us at St. Thomas More Parish, 210 Haddow Close, Edmonton at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 25. 

RSVP at 780-432-1137.

Banff, Alberta (map)
Young Adult Winter Retreat 2018 Open to all young adults 18+ When? January 26-28, 2018 Where? Banff, Alberta How? Bus and hotel included  Why? Get to know each other, socialize, have fun, build community and your spirit  Visit for more details and to register, or email Szymon Bamburak. Starting at only $100 per person. Space is limited!
Assumption Roman Catholic Parish, 9040-95 Avenue, (map)
Do you find you are forgetting more and more? Do you know the difference between normal forgetting, age-related memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's? We invite you to the Pastoral Care Speaker Series on Saturday, January 27, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Assumption Parish Hall, 9034 - 95 Avenue. Speaker Patricia Gartner will address those differences, the different stages of dementia, communicating with someone who has dementia, and the needs of the caregiver. A light lunch wil...
St. Joseph's Basilica, 10044 - 113 Street, Edm (map)
Sancti Youth Evening Do you have a desire to grow in holiness? If you are a university student or young professional, join us for an evening of Sancti (Latin for “Be Holy!”) in the parish hall of St. Joseph Basilica — accessible via the Jasper Avenue entrance. Led by priests and other religious, Sancti serves as the sibling event to Adoremus (“Let us Adore!”) to provide you with formation in becoming a saint. Sancti happens once a month, at 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Satur...
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That Look
1/15/2018 1:32 PM
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