Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish is a Roman Catholic Parish serving First Nations, Métis, Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Saskatoon.
Assisted by gifts to the Bishop’s Annual Appeal, Our Lady of Guadalupe offers offers the Indigenous community of Saskatoon an opportunity to experience the Catholic Faith through the traditions and spirituality of First Nations, Métis, and Indigenous culture.
Our Lady of Guadalupe parish centre is located at 426 Avenue J South, with Mass celebrated Sundays at 1:00 p.m. at nearby St. Mary’s Church, 20th Street West and Avenue O South, Saskatoon. Find more information at: Our Lady of Guadalupe WEBSITE
Parish Life Director Debbie Ledoux reflects on where she sees mercy in action at Our Lady of Guadalupe:
Our Lady of Guadalupe welcomes all people to share in the hopes, dreams, and faith to the people of the First Nations and Métis Nation by sharing in the breaking open of the Word and in the breaking of the bread. celebration of the Eucharist incorporates elements of our tradition, such as smudging with the four sacred plants, praying the Great Amen in the four directions using the sacred drum, and honouring our Creator with gifts offered on a Star Blanket.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish offers:
- Full sacramental service, including providing the necessary preparation to receive the sacraments, including Baptism, First Holy Communion, Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Marriage
- Elder and Counselling Services
- A venue for Traditional Native Wakes
- Teachings and a sense of direction both within our community and within the diocese
- Programmes for bringing healing and reconciliation to our communities
- Connection with and liturgical support for our local schools including St Mary’s Wellness and Education Centre and St Maria Goretti School
- Outreach to the prison
- Social functions such as music festivals, movie nights, sweats, and feasts are held throughout the year
- A food pantry for the neighbourhood community
- Spiritual direction