Our Faith


McLennan - Cathedrale St. Jean Baptiste (1928)

Pastor: Archbishop Gerard Pettipas, C.Ss.R.  Email: gpettipas@serbernet.com
Rector: Rev. Jean Celestin Muanza Ngoma, MCCJ  E-mail: parish@telus.net 
Address: 210 1st St. W.  P.O. Box 388, McLennan, AB T0H 2L0
Phone: 780-324-3583  Fax: 780-324-3952

Weekend Masses: Saturday 4:00 pm at Manoir du Lac, Sunday 10:00 am in the Cathedral 
Weekday Masses:  

Monday(Fr), Friday (Fr), Saturday (Eng) - 9 am 
Tuesday 7:30 am (English)
Wednesday 4:00 pm at Manoir du Lac
Thursday at 7:30 pm followed by Adoration
Latin Masses: 1st Saturday of every month at 9:00 am, 4th Sunday of every month at 11:30 am

View our Faith Calendar

Sacramental Preparation

Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist

Sacramental Preparation is parish-based. Schools can teach the children about the sacraments, however,the in-depth preparation required is only offered through the parish program. 

If you would like your child to receive any sacrament, please contact Cathedrale St. Jean Baptiste in McLennan at 780-324-3583.

Catholic Sacraments

What are Sacraments?

God longs to be a part of our lives.  Sacraments are special celebrations of grace or sacred ways of God‘s life uniting with our lives.   When we choose to celebrate the sacraments we open ourselves to God’s life-giving and protective love. 

Click here for the Handbook of Sacramental Guidelines


Religious Activities

  • Rev. Jean Celestin Muanza Ngoma comes to Ecole Providence and offers monthly Adoration with the students.
  • A School-wide Mass is held every three weeks at the St. John the Baptist Cathedral. 
  • Regular classroom visits to the Cathedral.
  • Every Tuesday Rev. Jean Celestin Muanza Ngoma comes and coaches soccer to all of our students.