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

Catholic Education Sunday, November 6th

02 November 2022

Appears in: Archdiocesan News

We’re sharing several items today in advance of Catholic Education Sunday, this Sunday, November 6, 2022.

The Catholic Education Sunday Video above features a compilation of speakers – including Archbishop Smith – from A Night of Catholic Education event on October 21, organized by GrACE (Grateful Advocates for Catholic Education) and Elk Island Catholic Schools.

In a second video, Catholic Education History, Justice Kevin Feehan, chancellor of Newman Theological College, provides a history of the constitutional right to Catholic education and how to hold onto that right:

Read the Alberta and Northwest Territories’ Bishops Letter on Catholic Education in English and French.

View poster for Catholic Education SundayEnglish/French


Catholic Education Prayers of the Faithful for November 2022

† For Catholic Education: That our Catholic schools may reveal the glory of God in all that they do, we pray to the Lord.

† For Catholic Education: that our year of “Walking Together in Catholic Education” may be rooted in the synodal practices of listening, dialogue and discernment, we pray to the Lord

† For Catholic Education: That our Catholic schools may nurture the growth of wisdom and virtue in the young, we pray to the Lord.

† For Catholic education: For unity and solidarity within our communities and province, we pray to the Lord


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