Current Announcements

Message for Easter 2024 by Bishop William T. McGrattan, Bishop of Calgary and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Tuesday, March 26 2024

The celebration of Easter is the time when we as Christians renew our baptismal promises. It is through the life-giving death and resurrection of Jesus Christ that we are united with Him. Easter takes us beyond the Cross of sorrow and disappointment to the joy and hope that comes from knowing the Risen Lord. This experience of Christ transformed the disciples. They came to know…

A Great Symphony of Prayer: The Our Father as a Programme of Life

Friday, March 22 2024

The CCCB Ad hoc Committee for the Preparation for the Jubilee 2025 is hosting two series of webinars titled “A Great Symphony of Prayer” to enable the faithful to participate meaningfully in the “Year of Prayer” leading up to the Jubilee, as announced by Pope Francis on 21 January 2024. The webinars are based on the themes contained in the prayer booklets prepared by the…

Journey Through Lent Video Series: Weekly Reflections for the Lenten Season

Monday, February 12 2024

The Office for Evangelization and Catechesis, in collaboration with the National Liturgy Office and the Office national de liturgie, launches the 2024 video series titled Journey Through Lent. Beginning on Ash Wednesday, 14 February 2024, and for each Sunday in Lent, up to and including Palm Sunday, a video will be uploaded to the CCCB website featuring pastoral reflections based on the Readings for the…

Bishops Release a Pastoral Letter on the Use of Social Media

Wednesday, January 24 2024

Today, on the liturgical memorial of Saint Francis de Sales, and with the approval of the Permanent Council, the Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) releases its Pastoral Letter on the use of social media titled: “Let Your Speech Always Be Gracious.” Acknowledging the prominent role social media has come to play at an individual and societal…