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Message from the CCCB President for Christmas and New Year’s Day

Thursday, December 23 2021

Dear brothers and sisters, In union with all my brother Bishops of Canada, I wish to offer you our best wishes for peace, joy and health. For Catholics, Christmas is a time when we remember how a child came among us to save the world: Jesus, that newborn child, is God himself who becomes one of us in order to involve us directly in the…

Life and Family Suggestions for Homilies and Prayers of the Faithful During January 2022

Wednesday, December 15 2021

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) continues to post possible homily ideas and prayers of the faithful to help link the Sunday liturgy with the national pastoral initiative for life and family. The proposed texts for the month of January 2022 include suggestions starting from the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, on 2 January 2022, to the 4th Sunday in Ordinary…

Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome

Tuesday, December 07 2021

December 7, 2021 – After careful assessment of the uncertainty and potential health risks surrounding international travel amid the recent spread of the Omicron variant, the Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami have jointly decided to reschedule a delegation to the Vatican in December 2021 to the earliest opportunity in 2022. The decision to postpone was a heartbreaking…

Life and Family Suggestions for Homilies and Prayers of the Faithful During December 2021

Tuesday, November 30 2021

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) continues to post possible homily ideas and prayers of the faithful to help link the Sunday liturgy with the national pastoral initiative for life and family. The proposed texts for the month of December 2021 include suggestions from the 2nd Sunday of Advent, 5 December 2021, to the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, 2 January 2022.…