Thursday, August 11, 2022
Home Woman business James Smith Cree Nation to host the Archbishop of Canterbury

James Smith Cree Nation to host the Archbishop of Canterbury

The tri-communities of James Smith Cree Nation will host the Archbishop of Canterbury this weekend.

Rev. Justin Welby, the head of the Anglican Church will be heading to the Bernard Constant Community School from 9 a.m to 4 p.m on Saturday.

He will be joined by Chakastaypasin Band of the Cree Nation and Peter Chapman Band.

Read more:

Pope felt ‘strong shame’ for church’s role in residential schools, MMF president says

“A significant purpose of this visit is therefore to repent and atone for where our relationships
and actions have done more harm than good” says Welby, “and to honour the sovereignty of Indigenous
communities.

“The visit will be an opportunity to listen, to lament and to pray for justice, healing and transformation in the relationship between the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island and the Arctic, and the See of Canterbury and the Church of England.”

Story continues below advertisement


Click to play video: 'Retired Saskatchewan Chief off to Vatican to meet with the Pope'







Retired Saskatchewan Chief off to Vatican to meet with the Pope


Retired Saskatchewan Chief off to Vatican to meet with the Pope – Mar 25, 2022

The community event will include a pipe ceremony, honour song, opening prayer/reading of the
Gospel, welcoming remarks, blessing of the food, lunch, a drum group and dance, speeches by
dignitaries, story sharing by residential school survivors, and a community tour, ending with a
supper.

© 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Most Popular

Steinbach RCMP search for missing teen

RCMP is asking for help in finding a missing teen girl believed to be in Winnipeg. 16-year-old Morning Star Bear was last seen Friday, August...

Toronto police search for missing elopee last seen in Queen Street, Ossington Avenue area

Toronto police are searching for an elopee who was last seen in July and is bound by a warrant of committal, the force says. Police...

Vancouver tenants in 21-storey building frustrated after second elevator breaks down and ‘no quick fix’

Residents in a West End condominium tower say they’re frustrated that both elevators in their building has broken down and there appears to be...

Indigo reports $25.4M 2nd-quarter loss, citing end of COVID support and inflation

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 10, 2022 10:25 pm     Updated August 10, 2022 10:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger...