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The Papal visit to Canada, what the Pope has referred to as a “pilgrimage of penitence,” begins July 24 and lasts until July 30. Please pray for all efforts towards reconciliation, as well as the peace and safety of all involved. For more information about the visit, as well as links to the itinerary and documentaries about this process, please visit HERE. A documentary about the visit of Indigenous People to the Vatican can be found HERE.

There are many fun festivals and events to enjoy in Edmonton, but do you have a favorite place for summer treats? There are many locally owned ice cream shops in the city offering a dazzling variety of sweet treats. Try out Made by Marcus in the Brewery District, Yelo’d on Whyte Ave or Kind Ice Cream in Highlands. Interested in other sweets? Try THIS LIST from Explore Edmonton for more options.

Last year, the Terra Centre for Teen Parents relocated their offices to Grovenor. This year, Terra is celebrating their 50th anniversary carnival-style. They have created a fun afternoon with their Community Carnival Block Party, compete with BBQ, fun, games and toe-tapping music. This event is open to everyone, but registration is requested at THIS LINK.