Regina Deanery

Fax: 306-771-4260
Phone: 306-771-2387
Regina East Deanery
3155 Windsor Park Road
S4V 3B1 Regina , Saskatchewan
Email Address:
st.jobal [at]

Here’s What’s New!

Farewell Fr. Canisius, Seiferling, O.F.M.

Last updated on Fri, 2016-08-12 10:43
August 30, 1916 - August 10, 2016: Father Canisius Seiferling of Cochrane, AB, passed away on August 10, 2016 at the age of 99 years. Father Canisius Seiferling, a Catholic priest in the Religious Order of Franciscans of Western Canada, was born in Sedley, Saskatchewan. At the age of 17 he went to Edmonton, Alberta, to finish his schooling at St. Anthony's College. When he finished high school, he entered the Franciscan Order, and spent the next 8 years of religious formation in Quebec, after which he was ordained a priest, in Montreal, in 1943, at the age of 27. Fr. Canisius's first,... more
Read More

White Pony Lodge Road Patrol - North Central Regina

Last updated on Tue, 2016-07-05 14:09
A group of women from Regina’s North Central neighborhood is trying to do something to reduce violence in the area. They carry out patrols every Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m, not to get involved in any perceived violence but to encourage their neighbours to be more vigilant and to show they care.“This came out of an initiative called North Central End the Violence,” said Shawna Oochoo, one of the organizers. The community began talking about what can be done to reduce violence following the February murder of a 26-year-old man in their community. Three teen-age boys along with a... more
Read More

Fr. Steve's Surprise Party

Last updated on Tue, 2016-06-28 16:21
, , ,
”I can’t believe you pulled this off without me knowing about it,” said a surprised Reverend Stephen Bill when he discovered Resurrection Parish plans to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his ordination. It was celebrated at the church’s regularly scheduled April 24 11: a.m. Sunday Mass followed by a lunch and playful roasting in the hall. He actually discovered the surprise at an April 22 family gathering.Bill sat in the front row listening to the Homily by Deacon Joe Lang who frequently referenced Father Steve as he is known. Bill received a special blessing after the Homily from Lang and... more
Read More

Celebration of 13 Tuesday Devotions at St. Anthony's

Last updated on Tue, 2016-06-21 13:02
, ,
Forever thankful to all those who participated in this year’s 13 Tuesdays Devotion which was conducted at St. Anthony’s Church in Regina from March 15 until June 7, 2016 under the Theme: “There is nothing sweeter in this world than Jesus’ love, mercy and grace”.A special word of gratitude goes out to our greeters and commentators; our organist and choir members, lectors and ushers.Very grateful thanks to all those who came and helped last weekend, which made it a beautiful three-day celebration of our Patron Saint, from June 11-13, 2016.A special celebration was... more
Read More
, , , ,
A festive celebration banquet, with special guests and honoured members, marked Regina’s St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church and parish’s 85th Anniversary. The theme for the celebration was: Honoring our past, Celebrating the present, Hoping & entrusting our future to Jesus Christ! The year of special celebration began on November 1, 2015 in commemoration of the efforts taken in November 1930 by Father Anthony J. Gocki.  Father Gocki was called at that time from Candiac by the Archbishop of Regina to discern the possibility of establishing a parish for the Polish speaking... more
Read More

Rob Currie has resigned

Last updated on Tue, 2016-02-09 14:34
Regina’s Roman Catholic School Division Director of Education, Rob Currie, has resigned to take on new challenges with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education. He said the division is in a good position in terms of growth, facilities development, a dedicated and committed staff and it was time for a change in leadership. “So after much discernment, prayer and reflection I made the decision to approach the Board to make a change,” said Currie in an interview with the PM.He described the opportunity with the Ministry of Education as an opportunity to serve what he called the learning agenda on a... more
Read More
, , ,
On Sunday December 27th, the parishes of Little Flower and Holy Cross came together for a wonderful celebration to honor Father Jose Periyilkatte on the 20th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood.  About 160 parishioners and friends, along with Father Marcel George, Father Ken Koep, Father Norm Marcotte and Father John Weckend gathered at Little Flower hall for a wonderful roast beef supper, followed by a short program to help Father Jose celebrate this momentous occasion.     The evening was jointly emceed by Lori Garchinski and Carol Kuntz representing... more
Read More


Last updated on Fri, 2016-01-15 11:33
, ,
Holy Child Church, December 23, was packed with about 300, almost all Filipino people, who came to celebrate the last day of Simbang Gabi (Christmas Novena).  The nine-day event began December 15 and attracted an average of 250-300 people according to Holy Child Pastor Reverend Danilo Rafael who is of Filipino heritage. “I started this nine years ago when I was at St Mary’s,” he said in an interview with the PM. “I wanted to bring a little bit of our tradition here.” He took the tradition with him when he transferred to Holy Child.The December 23 celebration was sponsored by the Regina... more
Read More

Riffel High Tops in Canada!!!

Last updated on Wed, 2015-12-09 09:57
They did it again! For the fifth year in a row, students at Riffel Catholic High School collected 20, 375 pounds of food for the Regina and District Food Bank through the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign, beating last year’s record of 19, 132 pounds and again were tops in Canada. Cash donations are also accepted with each dollar converted into $3 of buying power. Using that calculation the total food collected amounted to 27,308 pounds. With this year’s collection the Riffel community has brought in close to 90,000 pounds for the Regina Food Bank.FCC Drive Away Hunger National Coordinator Julie... more
Read More

Praise In The Park

Last updated on Thu, 2015-09-17 15:14
, , ,
It couldn’t have been a better day for Praise in the Park II which took place in Victoria Park, Saturday September 12. Bright sun, little wind and a temperature that spent most of the day in the high 20s reaching plus 31 at one point attracted about 2,000 people over the course of the day and evening to listen to eight highly energized praise bands from various Regina Christian churches. “We are here to demonstrate our faith together,” said Sonlight Christian Reformed Church Pastor Charles Kooger in his opening remarks. “Before Christ died on the Cross he prayed that we all might be one... more
Read More