Category: Diocese News and Stories

Exploring truth and reconciliation through art
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Exploring truth and reconciliation through art

By Becky Wall, Teacher, St. Patrick`s Elementary School ‘Identity’ and ‘belonging’ are strong threads that run through many ‘Big Ideas’ in a Grade 5 classroom. They are the cornerstone to understand ourselves, connecting to others and expressing who we are in our relational world and within our Church community. With support from a grant from...

ALL IN: Northern Ontario Catholic Youth Conference 2019
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ALL IN: Northern Ontario Catholic Youth Conference 2019

Thank you to all who joined us on May 4 for the 2019 Northern Ontario Catholic Youth Conference! It was an amazing day full of new friendships, new beginnings and life-changing experiences! Photos from the Northern Ontario Catholic Youth Conference: From the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie website. See more images from the event here. Read more stories...

Développement et Paix dans notre diocèse
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Développement et Paix dans notre diocèse

Le dimanche 7 avril, je me suis rendu à Carleton à l’invitation de l’Abbé Pierre Édayé, afin d’y faire une homélie dans le cadre du Dimanche de la solidarité. J’ai été accueilli par Élisabeth d’Ambroise et Édith Lévesque ; deux personnes très impliquées dans leur église. La semaine précédente, Édith Lévesque avait organisé une activité...

Blanket Exercise at St. Patrick’s Parish
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Blanket Exercise at St. Patrick’s Parish

On Sunday, April 22, St. Patrick’s Parish in Yellowknife held a Blanket Exercise for their parishioners. Suzette Montreuil offers her reflections on the experience. The Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches the Indigenous history that was rarely taught in schools. It was developed by Kairos, an ecumenical movement for ecological justice and...

Rama Shrine Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae
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Rama Shrine Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae

The 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae at the beautiful shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Rama, SK was recently celebrated by One More Soul Canada and the Rama parish of St. Anthony. Parents, clergy and professionals sought support and guidance in Christian marriage and family life while the children enjoyed crafts, entertainment, sports and...

Historical Re-enactment & Solemn Jubilation Mass
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Historical Re-enactment & Solemn Jubilation Mass

Historical re-enactment with Archbishops LeGatt, Gagnon and Chatlain, of Saint-Boniface and Keewatin-Le Pas recalling the arrival of the first missionaries. View video. Solemn Jubilation Mass, celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, celebrating the bicentennial of the first proclamation of the Gospel in Western and Northern Canada. View video. From the Saint Boniface Archdiocese website. Read more stories here.

Easter Message 2018
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Easter Message 2018

While sharing a conversation with a friend recently, he mentioned that he finds it difficult to see any joy in the world today.  The news always seems negative, stories are always about tragedies, and we are stunned by shootings in schools, the difficulties of war and the poverty and anguish that so many people endure,...

Death of Msgr. John H. Caswell
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Death of Msgr. John H. Caswell

TO:           All priests and deacons FROM:     Bishop’s office DATE:      July 2, 2018 RE:           Death of Msgr. John H. Caswell, PH Msgr. John H. Caswell, PH died on Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at Maison McCulloch Hospice in Sudbury. He was 83 years old. Since his ordination in 1956, he served either as Assistant Pastor or...

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