Truth and Reconciliation

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Maskihkîy Âcimowin / Medicine Stories

Stories can be medicine for communities, for families and for individuals in the work of healing, reconciliation and building new and right relationships. In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action, the Diocese of Edmonton’s Indigenous Ministries Initiative and Bleeding Heart Art Space are collaborating on Maskihkîy âcimowin/Medicine Stories, a new […]

At All Saints’ Cathedral, May 31 - June 21, join us from 12:10 pm to 12:40 pm for special noon vigils, which will include hearing a story of a Residential School survivor, a time of silence, prayers, and ringing the bells for murdered and missing indigenous women.

22 Days to Promote Healing and Reconciliation

On Sunday, parishes in the Edmonton diocese joined a national church initiative to mark the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). Leading up to National Aboriginal Day (June 21) noon vigils (12:10 pm) will be held for 22 consecutive days at All Saints’ Cathedral, 10035-103 St, Edmonton. These services honouring our diocese’s commitment to healing and reconciliation among indigenous peoples and those with settler backgrounds will include: hearing the stories of Residential School survivors, a time of silence, prayers, and ringing of church bells.

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Choral Eucharist and Act of Remembrance

A Choral Eucharist and Act of Remembrance for the children who never returned home from Indian Residential Schools, was held March 30, 2014 the last day of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) National Event in Edmonton.