July 25th – First ever World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.

This Sunday, July 25 marks the first ever World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Starting this year, it will be celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday in July. Pope Francis made this announcement in January. Dorothy Cardinal, a Stoney elder and parishioner at Sacred Heart of the First Peoples, offers her own prayer on this day.

Video: https://youtu.be/Qp5c1Z48t-k

Story on CAEDM site: https://caedm.ca/PastoralScene/entryid/896/try-a-little-tenderness-pope-says-on-first-world-day-for-grandparents-and-elderly

Additional resources from the CCCB: https://www.cccb.ca/faith-moral-issues/family-and-life/grandparents-and-the-elderly/

In addition, the Skaro Pilgrimage is scheduled to proceed in-person
Story on CAEDM site: https://caedm.ca/PastoralScene/entryid/897/skaro-ready-to-welcome-pilgrims-again

Also, there’s a specific Indigenous Relations page on the CAEDM site: https://caedm.ca/IndigenousRelations

This includes a list of Frequently Asked Questions, which is a helpful resource.


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