St. Peter in Villeneuve, St. Catherine in Calahoo,
St. Emerence in Riviere Qui Barre, St. Charles in Mearns

Welcome to our Parish!

Our community is located in the Sturgeon County, AB., and consists of the parishes of St. Peter in Villeneuve, St. Catherine in Calahoo, St. Emerence in Riviere Qui Barre, and St. Charles in Mearns. We also have within our community the West Country Hearth Chapel, which is located in the Senior's Home in Villeneuve.

Our parishes continue the saving mission of Christ in our area through the faithful celebration of the Liturgy of the Church, and in communion with our local Ordinary, Archbishop Richard W. Smith, and our Holy Father, Pope Francis.

Parish renovation photo gallery

Enjoy this selection of photos from the recent renovations that have taken place at all our four parishes.

Parish renovations
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 Pastoral Scene

Next Livestream: 15th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, from St. Joseph Basilica on July 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, July 5, 2020

Livestream videos are now being hosted at https://grandinmedia.ca/livestream/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/archedmonton/videos/


Permanent Deacons to be ordained July 21
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Steven Defer, Pedro “Bong” Estoque, Francis Lau, and Wayne Provencal will be our newest deacons.


2020 Appointments of Priests in the Archdiocese
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Here they are — all the new appointments of priests, most effective July 22.


Bishops comment on expansion of attendance limits for worship services
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Current guidelines remain in place while Bishops review.


Priestly Ordinations set for June 29
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Deacons Curtis Berube and JD Carmichael will be ordained by Archbishop Smith at St. Joseph's Basilica.


Video: How to receive Communion under new guidelines
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

New guidelines aim to keep everyone safe at Mass.


Guidelines announced for gradual return to public masses
Monday, May 25, 2020

Catholics may be invited back to Sunday Mass as early as June 7. 


AB Bishops Update: Date for Resumption of Public Masses not yet set
Friday, May 15, 2020

Date will be announced once Bishops know that directives can be fully and properly implemented.


Alberta Bishops plan for reinstatement of public masses
Friday, May 1, 2020

Bishops' task force discerning when and how gradual reinstatement will be initiated.


Find an online Mass during COVID-19 restrictions
Friday, May 1, 2020

A list of online Mass celebrations in the Archdiocese of Edmonton.