Podcast with an Indigenous Catholic Priest, Father Cristino
Father Cristino Bouvette is our National liturgical coordinator. An Indigenous Albertan, he was ordained for the Diocese of Calgary in 2012. He has helped to establish the St. Francis Xavier Chaplaincy for university students and young adults in the Diocese of Calgary.
We encourage you to listen to Fr. Cristino’s reflections in two episodes of Upfront with the Archbishop. The podcast features host Jenny Connelly, as well as Archbishop Richard Smith, of the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton Alberta, our General Co-ordinator.
Residential Schools and Priesthood w/ Fr. Cristino Bouvette (Part 1)
In a special two part series, we sit down with Fr. Cristino Bouvette to talk about the legacy of the Canadian residential schools, the Church’s relationship with Indigenous people, and Fr. Cristino’s own perspective on the past year as an Indigenous Catholic priest.
Hope Beyond Headlines w/ Fr. Cristino Bouvette (Part 2)
Upfront with the Archbishop is produced by Matthew Bodnarek.
The full podcast series is available on the Archdiocese of Edmonton’s website.