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Advent Veggie-Tastics

Last updated on November 20, 2014
Come, they told me ... To a Veggie Tastics Little Drummer Boy Advent Extravaganza When: Thursday, December 4       10: 00 a.m. OR  1:30 p.m. Where: Archdiocesan Resource Centre 445 Broad Street North Children MUST be accompanied by an adult   For more information and to register, please call Teresa at 352-1651 Read More
December 4, 2014
The Regina Catholic School board, faced with the challenge of increasing enrollments and three new schools to be opened in 2017, decided to use a unique process to consult with ratepayers, teachers, parents and students before deciding on necessary changes. “We know changes are coming,” said Vicky Bonnell Board Chair when the decision was made in June to go, for the first time in the board’s history, to an open and transparent consultation. “We consider our parents, our schools, our staff and ratepayers as very important to our school division and we wanted to hear what they are saying,” said Bonnell. Read More
NEW Children's Sing-Along Activity Book with Musical CD called, “Maryka’s Treasures.” Children are eager to sing along with the imaginative songs, while dancing, acting and engaging in activities developing their creative talents. The book is beautifully illustrated. The puzzles, word searches and colouring activities are imbued with wholesome, Christian virtues; both entertaining and educational, appealing to children and adults alike! Books and music make a lovely gift.The bilingual format makes learning Ukrainian or English fun and easy.  All are invited to a book signing at Chapters on Gordon Rd. Sunday, November 16, 2014 2:00-4:00  Read More

RCSD Alumni Band

Last updated on November 8, 2014
The Calling of the Band Clan In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Regina Catholic Schools' Band Days, an alumni band is being formed.  A meet and greet will be held at Brewster's 4180 Albert St., Tuesday, November 18, 6:00-9:00.  If you want to join the band or simply reconnect with old friends join us at Brewster's.  For more information email j.atter@rcsd.ca or check out the Alumni Band Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/rcsalumniband. Read More
Regina’s four Roman Catholic High schools purchased a high definition camera that serves as a remote diagnostic tool and enables Regina Doctor Didi Emokpare to diagnose Haitian children’s ailments brought before the camera. The money for the camera was raised through the High Schools for Hope Charity the four high schools formed to support 40 children, 20 each in Haiti and Philippines. “We ask students to donate and hold different events during the season of Lent,” said Pat Roth, Chaplain at Riffel Catholic High School. Each high school, Leboldus, Miller, O’Neil and Riffel usually hold special events as part of their fund raising efforts. “In the four years that we’ve been doing it, we’ve raised $100,000.00 for Haiti and for Philippines,” said Roth. Read More

Night Fever

Last updated on October 28, 2014
Thankyou to Tina Kleisinger (pastoral support coordinator) for contributing as a guest for this month's blog. “Night Fever" - A bridge between individuals, parishes and communities! Victoria Park, Regina; September 6, 2014 was host to “Praise in the Park”.  This ecumenical initiative was part of a week-long event with a mission to mobilize the churches of Regina to touch people’s lives with the amazing, life-transforming love of Jesus Christ. Read More
Essay Contest ‘Respecting All Human Life from Conception to Natural Death.’ The Reverence for Life Commission of the Archdiocese of Regina is announcing that it is sponsoring a ‘Respecting All Human Life from Conception to Natural Death’ Essay Contest for high school students in the Archdiocese of Regina.  Students from Grades 9-12 are eligible.  The essay must be typed, complete with your name, grade, high school, parish, and phone number.   Prizes: For grades 11 and 12 (no more than 750 words) First Place - $200, Second Place - $100, Third Place - $50 For grades 9 and 10 (no more than 750 words) Read More

NET Team available in April 2015 to come to you!

Last updated on October 17, 2014
The NET (National Evangelization Team) traveling Encounter team will be in our diocese for April 12,13,14, 2015. This dynamic group of young people dedicate a year of their lives to travel across the country sharing the gospel by means of retreats and presentations. If you are interested in having them come to your school or parish on one of these days, please contact Michelle Braden as soon as possible. mbraden@archregina.sk.ca or at 306 352-1651. Read More

Dysart Youth Rally

Last updated on October 16, 2014
The Archdiocesan High School Leadership team was blessed to spend the day at St. John the Baptist Parish in Dysart  on Saturday, October 4th.  The parish was host to a Deanery Youth Rally for grades K-6.  The day was full of life  and well attended with 35 youth in attendance!  Many young people from several surrounding communities outside of Dysart attended, including Cupar, Raymore, Southey & Indian Head. The excited young people enjoyed a day retreat themed "Seasons in the Son" in which our Savior's message was shared through many prayerful and entertaining activities. Read More

Looking For an Adventure?

Last updated on October 9, 2014
World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope which is typically celebrated every three years in a different country. The most recent WYD was celebrated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  and the next one will be held in Krakow, Poland in 2016.  Read More
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On Saturday 18 October 2014 the Archdiocese held an Archdiocesan Social Justice Conference in Moose Jaw. Here is a link to recordings made of the Archbishop's Keynote Address and of some of the presentations, as well as of opening and closing remarks.

Dear friends, we set out today on a great adventure for our Church here in Regina as we begin the Formation Program for the Permanent Diaconate for our Archdiocese. I consider this to be a blessing from God and I say “thank you” to God for all of you who are candidates and for you wives who journey through this time of formation with you. You have acted positively in response to what is a call from God and I pray that the four years ahead will bear much fruit for you and for Jesus Christ and his Church.

My dear sisters and brothers, it is a great pleasure for me to be here as your bishop to celebrate with you the 100th anniversary of your parish. As with many of the parishes in our archdiocese, the first priests to come to Shaunavon over one hundred years ago celebrated Mass in various homes throughout the district. For  over 100 years now, the Catholic Community has lived and celebrated its faith in this community.

We know the church is not first of all a building of wood and plaster. Rather the church is a...