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Charlotte Taillon - 10 June 2024

ACSTA Executives, Directors, and staff attended the Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association (CCSTA) AGM and Convention in Calgary last week, along with members from over 90 school boards who represent more than 850,000 students. Attendees prayed and worshiped together, heard from a variety...

Charlotte Taillon - 22 May 2024

Each year, the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association (ACSTA) has the privilege of hosting two distinct spiritual retreats, designed specifically for the Catholic education community. These retreats, anchored by a thoughtfully chosen theme, offer participants a meaningful journey of...

ACSTA - 13 May 2024

ACSTA was pleased to welcome over 30 MLAs and 50 trustees from 13 Catholic school divisions to the 2024 MLA reception on April 15, 2024. The evening commenced with a prayer led by ACSTA's Bishop liaison, Archbishop Richard Smith. Following a land acknowledgment by Trustee Donna Duda (Holy Family...

Kevin P. Feehan - 15 April 2024

This article was originally published in the Fall 2014 issue of The Catholic Dimension, and is re-posted here for public reference. Introduction Any young Canadian girl or boy who has attended a National Hockey League game in Canada has sung the words “God keep our land” as part of the National...

Kevin P. Feehan - 08 April 2024

This article was originally published in the Fall 2004 issue of The Catholic Dimension, and is re-posted here for public reference. Catholic separate school rights are constitutionally protected by virtue of s. 93(1) of the Constitution Act, 1867, section 17(1) of the Alberta Act, 1905 and section...