Diocesan Council Structure
The Edmonton Diocesan Council counts approximately 4546 member from 68 councils organized into 9 zones. The Council Executive, responsible for the administration of diocesan duties, is made up of: all Council Presidents, plus the Diocesan Officers, elected and appointed, including Standing Committee Chairpersons (11).
The Diocesan Council includes, in addition, all Zone Chairpersons, plus all Life Members, including Honorary Life Members, in the Archdiocese of Edmonton.
Diocesan Fall Meeting Information
Leading the Way
Archbishop Smith was among 150 guests at the kickoff event of the national CWL Leadership Foundation,
a delicious and inspiring brunch at the Chateau Louis on June 20. The new foundation aims to fund leadership
education that inspires Catholic women to be transformational and influential leaders where they live and work.
Laudato Si’, On Care for Our Common Home - CCODP
The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace has prepared an excellent package of resources to help you
begin your own personal reflection on confronting the challenges of climate change, particularly for our sisters and brothers in the Global South,
who are suffering the most from the effects of climate change. Find it at https://www.devp.org/en/encyclical.
President Mary Hunt's Provincial Convention Report
Catholicism and the Challenge of Ecology
Catholicism and the Challenge of Ecology. In this 18-minute video by Catholic News Service, experts reflect on the history and significance of the Church's role in promoting the stewardship of creation. Link to the video: https://youtu.be/4LrIww-06_4
Creation: And God saw that it was good…' A new six-part documentary series called Creation premieres on Salt+Light TV on Tuesday, June 16, at 6:30 pm MT. Creation takes you on a journey of discovery in an attempt to answer the question ‘Why should we care for the environment?’ Producer and host Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann joins Sr. Damien Marie Savino, FSE, as they seek the answer within God’s revelation as found in his Creation and the teachings of the Catholic Church. Salt+Light is available by subscription on cable TV through Shaw or Telus. Or watch their programming live online at http://saltandlighttv.org/live/. For more information, visit http://saltandlighttv.org/creation/