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Saskatoon program lives reconciliation – The Catholic Register

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202322 Views

January 19, 2023

Calls to Action 59 and 60 in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada implore Church leaders to collaborate with Indigenous spiritual leaders on curriculum to open the eyes of congregations, theology students and seminarians about the Church role in the legacy of residential schools and the necessity of a Church apology.

In Saskatoon, these efforts have seen one group complete such a course, with a second group beginning its path this past fall.

The Diocese of Saskatoon, St. Thomas More College and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools developed the Indigenous Pastoral and Lay Leader Ministry Education program to honour the Calls to Action. The syllabus was first conceptualized in 2018 by a seven-member team, with eight courses envisioned. Four of the eight courses have been developed and taught as a continuing education program over the past few years. The intention is to finish developing the other four courses in 2023, and then begin teaching the material early in 2024.

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