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:


Retreat Centres

Now owned & operated by Canadian Carmelite Charitable Society

Mt. Carmel Spirituality Centre


1225 Township Road 535, Parkland County AB T7Y 0H5  Google Map

Spiritual Director: Rev. Mario Fernandes OCD
Assistant Spiritual Director: Rev. Ivan Sanctis OCD

Email: mountcarmeledmonton@gmail.com
Tel: 780-963-0896  Fax 780-963-9961

Providence Renewal Centre


3005 – 119 Street NW, Edmonton AB T6J 5R5  Google Map

Executive Director: Becky Kallal
Facility Coordinator: Yvonne Bachteram
Program Director: Carol Sebastian

Email: retreats@providencerenewal.ca
Tel: 780-430-9491

Sanctum Retreat


Box 550, Caroline AB T0M 0M0  Google Map

Executive Director: Kristoph Franz Dobrowolski

Email: kristoph@sanctumretreat.ca
Toll Free: 1-888-442-0285

Sponsored by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate Lacombe Canada


Star of the North


3A St. Vital Avenue, St. Albert, AB T8N 1K1  Google Map

Executive Director: Lucie Leduc

Email: reception@starofthenorth.ca
Tel: 780-459-5511  Fax 780-458-8877

Way of Holiness


Box 3270, 51006 B Highway 40 N Hinton, AB T7V 1Y4

Google Map

Staff: Kevin Lynch, Mel Poulin, Danny Poulin

Email: office@wayofholiness.net
Tel: 780-865-4055

All retreat centres are listed above for information only. Listing does not signify endorsement or operation by the Archdiocese of Edmonton.

Pastoral & Administration Offices
8421 101 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6A 0L1
Phone: 780-469-1010
Toll-free: 1-844-469-1010