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'Difficult and incomprehensible': Bishops react to Vanier abuse report

Remember selfless and compassionate ministry of L'Arche members as they work to rebuild trust.

Catholic community mourns passing of ECS Superintendent Joan Carr

"We offer our sincere condolences to Kevin and the Carr family," says Archbishop Richard Smith.

Now and at the Hour of our Death: Pastoral Letter from AB-NWT Bishops

Bishops speak on preparing for a holy death and advocating against euthanasia.

Archbishop Smith's Letter of Condolences to the Iranian Community

To our dear friends in the Iranian communities of Edmonton: I am writing to offer my most profound condolences and prayers, and those of the entire Catholic community of our Archdiocese, who join me in expressing deep, deep sadness for the tragic loss of life that has taken place in the plane crash near Tehran.

Merry Christmas from Archbishop Richard Smith! - VIDEO

Above all, at the heart of it, welcome the message of the Child. I wish a very blessed, happy and holy Christmas to each of you and your families, and God’s every blessing for you in the New Year.

Christmas Season Hours at Archdiocesan Offices

Offices will close on 4 weekdays during the Christmas season.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration on Dec. 12

Rosary in 5 languages at 6 p.m., Mass at 7 at St. Joseph's Basilica

An Update on Clergy Sex Abuse

No priest who has been credibly accused of sexual abuse of a child is serving in active ministry in the Archdiocese.When it comes to publishing names, a number of factors must be considered.

Archdiocesan Camps Renewal Project: Update 2

Our Lady of Victory Camp to reopen in 2020 as part of 10-year plan for camps renewal.

Catholic Education Sunday: Everyone has a role to play

Alberta-NWT Bishops' message: United in Prayer and Grateful for Catholic Schools