News - 2012

New Leadership at Newman Theological College

The ACSTA extends its congratulations to Dr. Jason West on his appointment as President of Newman Theological College. For more information on the appointment please read the release from our Catholic education partner, Newman Theological College:

New Leadership at Newman Theological College

2012-10-25 12:42PM
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Join Us in Celebrating Catholic Education Sunday - November 4, 2012

Please join us and the Catholic Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories in celebrating Catholic Education Sunday on November 4, 2012. This Sunday is a day for rejoicing in the gifts of our Catholic Schools. This year's theme is Year of Faith: Embracing Evangelization.

Below is the Catholic Education Sunday Letter prepared by the Catholic Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

Année de la Foi: Embrassons l’évangélisation - Dimanche de l’éducation catholique 2012

2012-10-15 10:35AM
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ACSTA offers its condolences to the Lougheed family

The ACSTA offers our condolences and prayers to the Lougheed family. We join Albertans in celebrating the life of an extraordinary Albertan and a historic politician.

2012-09-24 8:34AM
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ACSTA Hires New Executive Director - Dean Sarnecki

The Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association is pleased to announce Dean Sarnecki as the new Executive Director, following the retirement of former Executive Director Stefan Michniewski, effective September 1, 2012.

Sarnecki brings to the ACSTA a strong background in leadership in Catholic education.

2012-07-24 1:27PM
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Alberta's Political Leaders Respond to Election Questions on Catholic education in the province

As part of the ACSTA's ongoing election coverage, we posed a series of questions to the leaders of all the political parties in Alberta. We have asked for their party's stance on the following 3 questions related to Catholic education:

1. Does your party support Catholic schools that are publicly funded, by Catholic ratepayers through taxation?

2. If your party forms the next government will you reintroduce Bill 2 in its most current amended form (includes the amendments related to shared facilities and blended boards as introduced in Committee of the Whole)?

2a. If Bill 2 is reintroduced, will your party remove section 16, pertaining to the Human Rights Code, of the Bill?

These are the responses we have received thus far...

2012-04-12 9:48AM
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2012 Catholic Conference Opens with Steve Angrisano


Steve Angrisano opened the 2012 Catholic Conference with his unique energy and storytelling. His music brought the participants together in song and faith, while his personal stories about the role faith and evangelization has played in his life touched the conference delegates.

2012-03-09 10:32PM
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New Monument Honours Contributions of Catholic Sisters in Alberta

A new addition to the Alberta Legislature recognizes the courageous and intrepid religious women who helped to found the province, providing health care, education and social services to pioneer communities. A bronze monument unveiled today honours all the congregations of Sisters who served across the province and celebrates their legacy of care and compassion carried on by others today.

2012-01-17 9:54AM
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