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Council of Social Affairs

  • Subfonds
  • 1966-1998

Sous-fonds consists of records created or accumulated by the Council of Social Affairs. Includes minutes, correspondence, publications, subject files, reports, conference papers and historical material. Also includes information about PLURA, interfaith work, L'Arche, and the Alberta Council for International Cooperation.

Council of Social Affairs

Diocesan Association for Senior Citizens

  • Fonds
  • 1976-1982

Fonds consists of papers of the Diocesan Association for Senior Citizens. It developed housing for seniors in a number of parishes in Calgary during the late 1970s. Includes files of minutes, papers, and financial records.

Assembly of Women Religious, Diocese of Calgary

  • Fonds
  • 1988-2007

Fonds consists of the records of the meetings and activities of the Assembly of Women Religious, Diocese of Calgary, including minutes of the executive and general meetings, liturgical planning and outreach events

Bishop Vital J. Grandin papers

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1902

Fonds consists of papers of Bishop Vital J. Grandin produced while he was bishop of the Diocese of St. Albert

Grandin, O.M.I., Vital Justin, 1829-1902

Archbishop Emil J. Legal fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1920

Fonds consists of Circular letters and correspondence of Bishop Emil J. Legal accumulated while he had responsibility for the southern Alberta area

Legal, Emil, 1849-1920

Bishop John T. Kidd papers

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1931

This fonds consists of papers related to Bishop John T. Kidd while he was Bishop of Calgary from 1924 to 1931.

Kidd, John T., 1868-1950

Bishop Frederick B. Henry fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1995-2017

Fonds consists of material related to Bishop Frederick B. Henry during his time at the Diocese of Calgary. Includes articles, decrees, memoranda, and information collected about him.

Henry, Frederick B., 1943 -

Bishop Francis P. Carroll fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1967

Fonds consists of papers created by Carroll while he was Bishop of Calgary. They include correspondence, homilies and talks, record books and photographs.

Carroll, Francis P., 1890-1967

Calgary Diocesan Synod

  • Subfonds
  • 1990-1994

Sous-fonds consists of papers of the Calgary Diocesan Synod. Bishop Paul J. O’Byrne approached his advisors with the idea of holding a synod in 1988, hoping to find a way to reinvigorate the Diocese. Sr. Maria Nakagawa was appointed coordinator in July 1990. In the fall a coordinating committee with representatives from the Social Affairs and Religious Education boards, youth, religious and each deanery was struck. The first Diocesan Synod was formally convoked on December 11, 1990. The theme was ‘Our Place in God’s Family’. A synod coordinator was selected for every parish and a preliminary survey identified issues and concerns. Small dialogue groups led by trained facilitators provided input with over 3,000 parishioners participating. Based on feedback seven commissions were established to report and make recommendations. The seven commissions and their leaders were as follows: God’s Family (Br. Jean-Louis Brusset, OFM and Diane Andrea)
Domestic Family (Kathleen Kufeldt and Dan Doherty)
Parish Family (Michael Waterhouse and Gail Weyers)
Diocesan Family (Lynn L’Heureux and Tom Stalinski)
Universal Church Family (Fr. Jack Bastigal and Sharon Campbell)
Catholic Education (Ralph Himsl and Janina Diodati)
Youth/Young Adults (Jennifer Gerritsen and Jan Ramsay)
In November 1993 draft reports from these commissions were circulated and parishioners were surveyed for their reactions. 925 completed surveys were received. A series of resolutions were produced. Delegates were selected in January 1994 and pre-Synod workshops held in each deanery in the spring. The formal synod took place at St. Francis High School in Calgary from April 6-9 1994, attended by 132 voting delegates. 112 of 113 recommendations were passed and these were officially promulgated in October 1994.

Calgary Diocesan Synod

Bishop John T. McNally papers

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1999

The fonds consists of papers produced while McNally was Bishop of Calgary between 1913 and 1924. They include personal papers left in the Bishop's Office on his transfer to the Archdiocese of Halifax.

McNally, John T., 1871-1952

Bishop Peter J. Monahan papers

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1935

The fonds consists of papers created by Bishop Monahan while he was Bishop of Calgary. They include correspondence and some photographs.

Monahan, Peter J., 1882-1947

Dandelion Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1959

Fonds consists of material produced by the Dandelion Club. Includes programs, correspondence, speeches, and plays.

Dandelion Club

Annual Bishop's Appeal

  • Subfonds
  • 1993-2010

Sous-fonds consists of papers of the Annual Bishop's Appeal.

Annual Bishop's Appeal

Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-

The fonds consist of records created by the Bishops of Calgary, and by the offices under their jurisdiction. They deal with records concerning clergy, religious orders, institutions, church organizations, other dioceses, and the Vatican. The fonds contains correspondence, manuscripts, historical information, news clippings, photographs and some audivisual material.