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Video: Easter Message from Archbishop Smith

Some suggestions for how to celebrate this very different Easter.

Video: 2020 Lac Ste Anne Pilgrimage cancelled

A sad and difficult decision, says Archbishop Smith.

Video: 2020 Summer camps cancelled

Risk to participants just too great, says Archbishop.

Video: Archbishop's Message of Hope amid Pandemic Fears

"In all of this, it’s important that we never lose hope."

Archbishop tests negative for COVID-19

Archbishop entered self-isolation on March 12,  after experiencing symptoms of a cold. 

COVID 19 Update: Archbishop excuses ill, elderly from Sunday obligation

Churches remain open for Mass in Archdiocese of Edmonton.

COVID-19: Archbishop Smith calls for preventive measures wherever Mass is celebrated

Refrain from handshakes; empty holy water fonts; no distribution from chalice.

Precautions and Advice regarding COVID-19

Use good hygiene practices, and stay at home if you are sick.

Need Mercy? Day of Confessions is Tuesday, March 3

"It’s the moment of forgiveness that brings us peace."

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26

To find an Ash Wednesday Mass near you, visit our Ash Wednesday Mass Times page.