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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May 1 2016

May 1, 2016

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00May 1st, 2016|

Pastoral Letter regarding the Indian Residential Schools agreement with the Government of Canada by the Most Rev. Mark Hagemoen, Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith.

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Jan 16 2014

January 16, 2014

2018-12-09T21:30:23+00:00January 16th, 2014|

Publication of statement by Sister Marie Zarowny, S.S.A., first presented at time of First Nations/Catholic Church Delegation to Rome and the Historic Meeting with Pope Benedict XVI Rome, April 30, 2009.

An adapted version was given on behalf of Congregations of women religious involved in the Indian Residential Schools of Canada, […]

Jun 11 2009

June 11, 2009

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00June 11th, 2009|

Participation of the Most Rev. Paul-André Durocher, Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall, as the CCCB delegate to the first National Day of Reconciliation, commemorating the first anniversary of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s apology to Aboriginal Peoples on behalf of the Government of Canada for Indian Residential Schools. Archbishop Durocher took part in a traditional […]

May 2 2009

May 2, 2009

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00May 2nd, 2009|

Apology of the Most Rev. Murray Chatlain, Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith Inuvik, NT regarding former Residential Schools.

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