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

Archbishop pledges to take calls for accountability & transparency to heart
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Archbishop Richard Smith commits to listening to victims of clergy sex abuse and preventing abuse in future.


Statement regarding Father Peter Hung Cong Tran, OP
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Priest who formerly served at Queen of Martyrs Parish has been accused of sexual misconduct in Vancouver.


CCCB releases new guidelines for responding to and preventing sexual abuse
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Guidelines place victims as top priority and call for accountability & transparency on part of bishops.


Sister Christina Marie Fuoco SA passes at 83
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Vigil Thursday, September 13, at 7 p.m. Providence Centre; Funeral Mass Friday, September 14, 9 a.m. 


Father Bernard (Bernie) Gilliece SDB passes at 86
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Vigil Prayers 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at St Dominic Savio Parish, funeral Saturday 11 a.m.


News Release: Former Camp Counsellor faces child pornography charges
Monday, September 10, 2018

Strathcona County RCMP report that the charges were laid against Tanner Porteous, 19, of Sherwood Park.


St. Patrick Parish to close on September 30
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Parish to close with retirement of long-serving pastor Father Frank Stempfle.


Asking for a Friend: What’s a Chancellor?
Monday, August 27, 2018

Chancellor Josée Marr has overall responsibility for maintenance & preservation of official documents and records.


St. Albert designated an official shrine of the Archdiocese
Monday, August 20, 2018

Announcement made Aug. 19 at 80th annual pilgrimage to Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in St. Albert.


'We share your pain and anguish': AB-NWT Bishops respond to abuse report
Friday, August 17, 2018

'We have made Safe Environments and Abuse Prevention programs a high priority in our dioceses.'