“I have come to your native lands to tell you in person of my sorrow, to implore God’s forgiveness, healing and reconciliation, to express my closeness and to pray with you and for you.”
Pope Francis, July 25th, 2022
Pastoral Visit to Canada
As His Holiness Pope Francis begins his penitential pilgrimage in Canada, we are pleased to share with you the Holy Father’s July 25th Address to Indigenous Peoples: First Nations, Métis and Inuit at the former Ermineskin Residential School, Maskwacis, Alberta.
Please click the following link to read the Address: https://www.ocsta.on.ca/address-of-his-holiness-pope-francis-to-indigenous-peoples-first-nations-metis-and-inuit/
We join with the Holy Father in prayer and remembrance of all former residential school students, their families and communities.