Dec 17 2021

CCCB Resources Fourth Sunday of Advent

2021-12-17T15:06:47+00:00December 17th, 2021|

This week’s theme is “Reflection”. 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 fourth Sunday of Advent. We remember Mary, upon learning she was pregnant, […]

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 […]

Dec 12 2021

National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples

2021-12-12T20:20:13+00:00December 12th, 2021|

On 12 December, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Church in Canada celebrates the National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples.

This project, with the approval of the Bishops of Canada, has been coordinated since 2002 by the Canadian Catholic Indigenous Council (formerly the Canadian Catholic Aboriginal […]

May 1 2015

May 2015

2021-05-11T12:35:13+00:00May 1st, 2015|

A Pastoral Letter was issued to the people of the Archdiocese of Ottawa regarding Reconciliation with Aboriginal Peoples by Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J.  (Scroll down to page 3:)

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Apr 17 1976

April 17, 1976

2018-05-23T00:28:32+00:00April 17th, 1976|

The Conference’s Social Affairs Commission sent a Telex message to the prime minister promoting postponement of offshore drilling rights in the Beaufort Sea until adequate safeguards were taken to protect environment and consultation with Native communities affected.

Apr 1 1976

April 1976

2018-05-23T00:28:32+00:00April 1st, 1976|

Presentation of a brief to the federal government’s Berger Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry hearings in Yellowknife. Entitled Colonial Patterns of Resource Development: A Case Study of the Native Peoples’ Struggle in the Amazon Basin of Brazil and its Implications for the Northwest Territories, the study was prepared jointly by the […]

Mar 7 1976

March 7-13, 1976

2018-05-23T00:28:32+00:00March 7th, 1976|

The National Week for Northwest Territories Land Claims saw teams of Indian, Metis and Inuit spokespersons from NWT move across the country telling the story of their struggle for a just settlement on their land claims. Some members of the CCCB Social Affairs Commission took part by speaking at various […]

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