Parish News and COVID-19 Updates


We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding the last couple of months while we upgraded the sound system and reinstalled the newly refurbished pipe organ.  Thank you for your cooperation.

August 2, 2021 - Heritage Day Basilica Closed.  There will be no confessions or 5:30pm Mass.

Skaro ready to welcome pilgrims again - The Skaro Pilgrimage will be held Aug. 14, the vigil for the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  In the evening, pilgrims make their way around the stone grotto at the Skaro Shrine in a candlelit procession to consecrate themselves to Jesus through Mary.  For more information click here.

Weekly Parish Bulletin and From the Rector's Desk (Online edition:) July 25, 2021July 18, 2021

Covid Update: You can read the Archdiocesan Liturgical Guidance for Stage 3 of Alberta's relaunch strategy here.  

IMAGINE JASPER - Traffic interuptions on Jasper Ave Map.  Work on the Jasper Ave/113th St. intersection and sidewalk continues with closures around the Basilica, and access may be challenging.  Please use caution and follow directional signage.  The north exit door to Jasper Avenue is again available, however it is FOR EMERGENCY EXIT ONLY!

Join us every Sunday at 10:30am for Sunday Mass livestreamed with Archbishop Smith.  During the pandemic Masses are livestreamed at: grandinmedia.ca, or Facebook at "@archedmonton", on the Archdiocese of Edmonton YouTube channel and on TELUS Optik TV Channel 877

Parish Office hours: Monday through Friday from 9am to Noon and 1pm to 4pm by appointment only and to receive phone calls and email.  Walk-ins are not possible at this time as a COVID precaution.  Clergy and Staff can be reached by email or telephone 780-488-7295.

For a full schedule of Church hours, Mass and Confession timesview here

Confessions: Effective July 3, 2021 - Monday 5:00pm to 5:30pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 4:00pm to 4:30pm; and Saturday 4:30pm to 5:00pm.

 Our heartfelt thanks to parishioners and friends who continue to support the parish during this pandemic. 

Without your assistance our parish will suffer financially.  To make an e-transfer email SJB.etransfer@caedm.ca; Or, click below to make your monthly or one-time donation online. 





Weekday Mass: 5:30pm; Saturday Mass: 5:00pm

Sunday Masses: 8:30am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 5:00pm

Until further notice, Archbishop Smith grants to all the Catholic faithful dispensation from their Sunday obligation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CONFESSIONS - Effective July 3, 2021

 Monday:  5:00pm to 5:30pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday : 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Saturday: 4:30pm to 5:00pm

Confessions by appointment available.  Call the office to arrange.