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Christmas Message from Archbishop Richard Smith

December 19, 2019

Please watch the video or read the letter for a Christmas message from Archbishop Richard Smith.

Third Sunday of Advent (Joy)

December 15, 2019

The third Sunday of Advent symbolizes Joy. The Shepherd’s Candle reminding us of the Joy the world experienced at the coming birth of Jesus. We celebrate with joy that our hope in Christ is…

Back to the Manger Performance

December 11, 2019

Kindergarten to Grade 5 students at St. Martin de Porres School will be performing “Back to the Manger” on the Red Deer College Mainstage (100 College Boulevard). The performance is set…

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

December 9, 2019

Today, we celebrate the miraculous Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On this Holy day, we reflect on how Mary became the Mother of all the members of the Body of Christ.

Second Sunday of Advent (Peace)

December 8, 2019

The Second Sunday of Advent our theme is Peace. Last week we focused on hope and how we can be the incarnation of that hope to those around us who are hurting. This week as we turn to look at…

Help for the Christmas Blues

December 6, 2019

There is an old song by Richard Gillard that says, "Brother let me be your servant. Let me be as Christ to you. Pray that I might have the grace To let you be my servant, too." This Christmas…

Have your say regarding Choice in Education!

December 3, 2019

The government of Alberta has recently distributed a survey regarding Choice in Education. Do you want to have your voice heard when it comes to choice in education? Parents/guardians, you…

First Sunday of Advent (Hope)

December 1, 2019

Today we begin the season of Advent by lighting the first purple candle of the Advent wreath. This candle symbolizes Hope. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing,…

Christ the King Sunday

November 24, 2019

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King as the finale of the liturgical year—its final Sunday.  The Church presents us with the paradoxical image of the Crucified Christ as…

Congratulations to our Award of Merit - Faith from the Religious and Moral Education Council recipients

November 19, 2019

Congratulations to Adam Locke and Ray Giroux, teachers at École Mother Teresa School. They have been awarded the Award of Merit - Faith from the Religious and Moral Education Council. This…

It's International Education Week

November 18, 2019

It's International Education Week! We would like to celebrate the 57 students from across the globe who are enrolled in our international student services program. International students enroll…

We are Better Together

November 14, 2019

The City of Red Deer is looking to the public for help in not only determining what we should and can do but also to understand, own and take action to implement solutions that respond directly…

Did you know that we offer schooling online?

November 13, 2019

Imagine learning on your own terms. Where you are in control of your education, personal goals, and growth. Where you have the flexibility to be educated when you want, and where you want.  Where…

Thank you to the Sutter Fund for supporting our school lunch programs

November 12, 2019

We would like to thank the Sutter Fund for providing our division with $10,000 for our school lunch programs. The division would also like to thank the generosity of Central Alberta for raising…

Lest We Forget

November 8, 2019

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morningWe will remember them." Please note that…

Archdiocesan Camps Renewal Project: Update 2

November 6, 2019

Planning for the redevelopment of the two archdiocesan camps has entered a new phase with the Archbishop’s approval of a 10-year business plan for the renewal project and resumption of operations…

Do you know an outstanding teacher?

November 5, 2019

Consider nominating them for a Prime Minister’s Award! Visit www.canada.ca/pm-awards to download the nomination package today and take a look at past recipients. The deadline is January…

The former RDCRS Cultural Services Centre is now called the St. Benedict the Moor Centre

November 4, 2019

The Cultural Services Centre in Red Deer on 39th Street, between Maryview School and St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School is now called the St. Benedict the Moor Centre. This building will house…

It's Catholic Education Sunday

November 3, 2019

Today is Catholic Education Sunday and with that comes the opportunity to celebrate Catholic schools in the province of Alberta. Publicly funded Catholic education is a gift that we acknowledge…

All Saints and All Souls' Day

November 1, 2019

What exactly is the difference between All Saints and All Souls' Day?  All Saints' Day November 1 Video: All Saints' Day Solemn Holy Day Dedicated to Saints in heaven Tends to focus on the…