Living in the Word of God

  • 7 June 2018

Living in the Word of God is a pastoral letter written by our Archbishop Richard Smith.  In it the Archbishop speaks about the importance of the Word of God in our lives.  At the beginning of his letter Archbishop Smith writes about his own baptism.  He writes about how Pope Francis speaks of baptism and how Pope Francis asks people if they know the date of their baptism. Do you know the date of your baptism?  Why is the date of baptism important?  To find out, read the Archbishop's pastoral letter.

Fr. Leo

 

Some reflections...

  • 2 December 2017
In our lives we have struggles of all kinds, but at the centre of all we find the presence of Christ. He is not so much found in distant places but (as the Gospel tells us) he is found in the midst of the storm, in the midst of the struggle, in the midst of daily life. And that's why today we celebrate and thank God for St. Benedict Chapel.
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Next Livestream: Holy Thursday, April 9: MASS OF THE LORD's SUPPER at 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 4, 2020

Livestream videos are now being hosted at https://grandinmedia.ca/livestream/.


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A sad and difficult decision, says Archbishop Smith.


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"The heart of the matter is this: an indulgence is the remission of the temporal punishment due to sin, and that remains after the guilt of sin has been forgiven in confession."


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Saturday, March 21, 2020

A list of online Mass celebrations in the Archdiocese of Edmonton.


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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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


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Monday, March 16, 2020

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


COVID-19 Update: Public Masses cancelled until further notice
Monday, March 16, 2020

Archbishop Smith's Letter on Coronavirus Response


COVID 19 Update: Archbishop excuses ill, elderly from Sunday obligation
Saturday, March 14, 2020

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

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