The Catholic Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan Welcomes You!

The Chancery Office, in Grande Prairie, is closed to the public until further notice. The staff members are still available by email and phone.   

Check out the End of Year Mass celebrated by Archbishop Pettipas for Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools (or on Facebook).                                            

New! Further Guidelines for the Celebration of Sacraments during Phase Two (effective 2020-06-19)

New! Guidelines for Public Masses with the announcement of Phase Two

Reintroduction of Public Masses and the related Guidelines for Parishes

Statement from Archbishop Pettipas on continued COVID-19 restrictions          (English) (français)

Check out the latest video from Archbishop Pettipas!

May 2, 2020 – Alberta Bishops introduce preliminary steps to eventually reinstating public celebrations (français)

May 1, 2020 – Archbishop Pettipas announced of the cancellation of Camp St. Martin 

A letter from Archbishop Pettipas on the Consecration to Mary, Mother of the Church on May 1, 2020

Decree: Dispensation from Sunday Obligation– April 6 to indefinite date

March 19, 2020 – More Information about cancellations and closures

March 18, 2020 – How you can support your parish during this difficult time (updatedPAD agreements for parishes)

Texts for Mass from Novalis – Living with Christ and Prions en Église
Masses on Salt + Light TV (free on cable channels during the coronavirus crisis) – Schedule (English) (français)

March 16, 2020 – Further Restrictions in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic 

March 15, 2020 – read the Archbishop’s letter of support for Share Lent 2020  – UPDATE: Share Lent & COVID-19

March 12, 2020 – Liturgical Restrictions in Response to the Coronavirus

February 25, 2020 – CCCB Response to Bill C-7 (Medical Assistance in Dying) (English) (français)
February 25, 2020 – CCCB Statement Regarding Jean Vanier (English) (français)

On January 15, 2020, the Catholic Bishops of Alberta and Northwest Territories published a Pastoral Letter on Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide, in English and French.

WANTED: Communications Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan
WANTED: Youth Ministry Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan.

 A Process to lead us to a Pastoral Plan 2020-2025. If you have some ideas for the next plan, use the “discussion framework” or let your parish priest or PPC know!

Boost your faith formation: check out the resources available at our Diocesan Office of Evangelization and Catechesis in Peace River.

NEW! Check out our new pastoral resource “Music & Liturgy

Thoughts from the Archbishop

Thoughts from Archbishop Pettipas (English) (français) – June 1, 2020.

Check out the Family Prayer Resources 

Our Pastoral Plan for 2015-2020

Restore St. Bernard Church

Help restore the most significant historical site in the Archdiocese!

Grouard’s St. Bernard Church was completed in 1902 under the direction of Bishop Emile Grouard. It is now in dire need of repair. The St. Bernard Mission Church Restoration Committee solicits your financial support of this project.

 Details and the pledge sheet are now available online.