Our Parish

In the early 1970s, St Albert shed its town status to become a city, warranted by the size of its growing population. In turn, the community's increasing population put pressures on St Albert Parish, then 110 years old. It became more difficult for the existing parish to adequately serve the needs of all Catholics in the growing city. The need for a new parish became apparent. Archbishop Joseph MacNeil accepted the proposal that the new parish be established to serve the needs of the people living east of Highway Two (St Albert Trail). The first core committee of the new

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