National Catholic organizations form Catholic coalition to strengthen and foster relations with Indigenous people: ‘Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle’

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Seven Canadian Catholic organizations have formed a coalition to strengthen and foster relations with Indigenous people. Meeting at the offices of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) in Ottawa on 5 December 2016 for its first official meeting, the members of the coalition approved the following mission statement:

 

"Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle is a Catholic coalition of Indigenous people, bishops, clergy, lay movements and institutes of consecrated life, engaged in renewing and fostering relationships between the Catholic Church and Indigenous people in Canada."

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Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Deacon René Laprise, Director of Media Relations

Telephone: (613) 241-9461, extension 225

r.laprise@cccb.ca

 

 

Sr. Re-Anne Letourneau
Ph:
306.540.3686
Sister Bernadette Feist
Native Ministry Circle Liaison
Ph:
306-332-6838