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We held our Uplift: Day of Mercy event on Saturday, October 1, supporting those in need within the Edmonton community. Approximately 800 guests came down to St. Alphonsus Parish and Eastwood Community League, along 118 Avenue, where they enjoyed live entertainment and fun activities for the entire family.
Catholic Social Services hosted The Big Thank You! event to celebrate our long-standing relationship with the Red Deer Community on Wednesday, August 31. The event was our way of saying thank-you to the city for their overwhelming support for the past 53 years.
Staff at a Wetaskiwin group home unveiled the new name of their residence during a special house blessing ceremony on Tuesday, August 23. The residence, formerly known as Group Home 1982, is now named the Mother Teresa House, in dedication to the late Sister.
The House of St. Raphael held a special renaming ceremony on Tuesday, August 23. The residence, situated in Wetaskiwin, was renamed after St. Raphael, the patron of travellers for geographical and spiritual journeys.
Donations are being accepted for the upcoming 25th annual ATCO/Edmonton Sun Christmas Auction. Proceeds from the auction benefit four local charities: Catholic Social Services’ Sign of Hope, Christmas Bureau of Edmonton, Adopt-A-Teen, and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. The auction is set to take place this fall.