Advent 2017

New Creation Resource for Advent Global Catholic Climate Movement has produced a resource to enrich your Advent by reflecting on and celebrating the good gift of creation: A list of the top 5 ways to “green” your Christmas A creation-themed Advent calendar (both a print version and an interactive digital version) 4 coloring pages for kids, featuring an Advent wreath, Pope Francis, and the Earth A...

Ash Wednesday Service

Ash Wednesday Service is March 1, 2017 at 7:30.  It is the beginning of Lent.  Hope to see you there! Fr. Don

Death of a Bird

This is a blue bird mourning over the death of its partner hit by a car crossing the road . It hovered over her and flew back and forth until it realized she was dead. Then it mourned . How much more does God care for those who have recently died in Hay River, Edmonton and Nahani Bhute ? Fr Don

Christmas 2016 Mass Times

HAY RIVER Dec 19 Reconciliation Service   7 pm Dec 24 Family Mass with Pageant – 5 pm Dec 24 Midnight Mass (Christmas Music begins at 11:30 pm) Dec 25:  Christmas Day Mass   10:30 am Dec 31  Ministerial New Years Eve service    7 pm January 1  Mass   10:30 ST ANN CHURCH , KATLODE’ECHE Dec 24 Christmas Eve Mass 7 pm Dec 25 Christmas Day  1:30pm Jan 1  New Year’s Day Mass  1:30...

Guidelines for Assisted Su...

The bishops of the Northwest Territories and Alberta have recently just released a document regarding the sacraments in relation to assisted suicide and euthanasia. Download (PDF,...

Church Responses to Truth ...

We invite readers to follow a number of ways the Catholic Church is going to seek to respond to the 12 TRC calls to faith groups. As we post we do invite reflection on these topics and certainly ask for prayer as we seek for ways to move forward here in Canada with aboriginal and non-aboriginal brothers and sisters. Peace & All Good Fr. Don

Funeral Mass Chief Daniel ...

Former Chief Daniel Joseph Sonfrere Died August 24,2016 at the age of 97. He slipped away peacefully into the hands of Jesus. Funeral Mass for Daniel will be at Assumption Catholic Church, Hay River at 2 pm Monday August 29. His burial will be at the Katlode’Eche cemetery followed by a reception at the Lamalice Complex , Katlode’Eche . We give thanks for a great soul given to us for a time....