2022 Advent Penitential Services

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and to the anniversary of Our Lord’s birth on Christmas. Click for a schedule of all the Advent Penitentials that parishes have sent to the Archdiocese:

ADVENT PENITENTIAL LIST

Past Bishops

Most Rev. Richard W. Smith
M.Div., S.T.L., S.T.D., D.D.

Archbishop of Edmonton
March 22, 2007 – present
Most Rev. Gregory J. Bittman
B.Sc.N., MDiv., J.C.L.

Auxiliary Bishop of Edmonton
July 14, 2012 – February 6, 2018
Thomas Cardinal Collins
M.A., S.S.L., S.T.D., D.D., 

Archbishop of Toronto
2006 – present
Archbishop of Edmonton
June 7, 1999 – December 16, 2006
Most Rev. Joseph MacNeil
J.C.D., D.D.

Archbishop Emeritus 1999-2018
Archbishop of Edmonton
July 2, 1973 – June 7, 1999
Most Rev. Anthony Jordan, OMI
D.D.

Archbishop of Edmonton
August 11, 1964 – July 2, 1973
Coadjutor Archbishop of Edmonton
1955-1964
Most Rev. John Hugh MacDonald
Archbishop of Edmonton
March 5, 1938 – August 11, 1964
Coadjutor Archbishop of Edmonton
1936-1938
Most Rev. Henry Joseph O’Leary
D.D.

Archbishop of Edmonton
September 7, 1920 – March 5, 1938
Most Rev. Emile Legal, OMI
D.D.

Archbishop of Edmonton
November 30, 1912 – March 10, 1920
Bishop of St. Albert
1902-1912
Coadjutor Bishop of St. Albert
1897-1902
Most Rev. Vital Grandin, OMI
D.D.

Bishop of St. Albert
September 22, 1871 – June 3, 1902
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