Dec 12 2021

CCCB Resources Third Sunday of Advent

2021-12-17T15:06:12+00:00December 12th, 2021|

This week’s theme is “Intergenerational Effects”. We invite you to share these resources widely within your communities to encourage further learning and discussion.

In this video, the Most Rev. Donald Bolen, Archbishop of Regina, reflects on the readings of the third Sunday of Advent, where we hear John the Baptist’s invitation […]

Nov 6 2021

Pope Francis Expresses Willingness to Visit Canada

2021-11-06T14:36:35+00:00November 6th, 2021|

On behalf of the President and General Secretary of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, it is an honour to share an important development with you; Pope Francis has accepted an invitation from the Canadian Bishops to visit Canada on a pilgrimage of healing and reconciliation. The Holy Father […]

Sep 26 2021

Reconciliation is a Task for Us All

2021-09-28T10:35:43+00:00September 26th, 2021|

The Oblate Spirit is available online here; it includes an article by Joe Gunn on page 15, the 1991 Oblate apology on page 17, prayer on page 18 and more information on page 19-20.  Have a read in preparation for Orange Shirt Day September 30; read the orange shirt […]

Sep 24 2021

Letter to OLGC from President of CCCB Re Apology

2021-09-24T22:29:42+00:00September 24th, 2021|

Dear Members of Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle,
The Bishops of Canada have been profoundly saddened by the Residential Schools legacy and have appreciated your work in educating the faithful about the historical and ongoing trauma experienced by Indigenous survivors.
In addition to conversations with local Indigenous partners, the Bishops of Canada […]

May 31 2021

OMILacombe statement on Kamloop’s discovery of remains of children

2021-05-31T19:34:43+00:00May 31st, 2021|

On behalf of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. I wish to express my heartfelt sadness and sincerest regret for the deep pain and distress the discovery of remains of children on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School brings to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, and other affected […]

May 10 2017

May 10, 2017

2018-12-06T13:50:43+00:00May 10th, 2017|

Suggestions issued by the CCCB in consultation with the Canadian Catholic Indigenous Council and Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle for Catholic groups regarding residential school burial sites and inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.

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