ATRIUMS ACROSS CANADA

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This is an index of submissions from catechists across Canada.  It is here to serve only as a reference tool.  Please contact each atrium for specific information. Each atrium functions independently and is not directed by CGSAC. The index is ever-evolving as catechists make contact and post the beautiful sacred spaces in which they are pleased to serve.
Alberta
Okotoks: St. James Parish Atrium

Levels

Level 1

338060 32nd Street East

Okotoks

Alberta

T1S 1A2

Dorothy Burns

403-829-7187

We are blessed to have a room with windows to the outdoors. We currently run to Level 1 Sessions: Tuesday mornings and Friday afternoons.

Opened in

2018

Alberta
Calgary: St Albert the Great CGS Atrium

Levels

Level 1

10 Prestwick Dr SE

Calgary

Alberta

T2Z 4J6

Sheila Schneider

403-257-6054

Before Covid, we were meeting in a room in the Parish Basement on Friday mornings. Please contact the email below for info.

Opened in

2017

British Columbia
Vancouver: St. Anthony of Padua School

Levels

Level 1

1370 West 73rd Avenue

Vancouver

British Columbia

V6P 3E8

Michael Perry

604 261 4043

Located in the parish school to serve the school children. All children in the primary grades visit the atrium.

Opened in

2017

British Columbia
Port Coquitlam: Our Lady of the Assumption School

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

2255 Fraser Avenue

Port Coquitlam

British Columbia

V3B 6G8

Principal: Rosaleen Heffernan

604-942-5522

Our Lady of the Assumption Atrium serves the children in grades Kindergarten to Grade 3 of Our Lady of the Assumption Elementary School.

Opened in

2015

British Columbia
Kamloops: Catechesis of the Good Shepherd - Holy Family Parish

Levels

Level 1

2797 - Sunset Drive

Kamloops

British Columbia

V2C 4K7

Susan Berdusco

(250) 299-4539

We are located in Holy Family Parish and meet Saturday mornings from 10:15am - 12pm.

Opened in

2019

British Columbia
Surrey: Our Lady of Good Counsel Church

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

10504 -139th St.

Surrey

British Columbia

V3T 4L5

Mr. Wright

604-581-3154

Our Lady of Good Counsel's Atrium serves the children of OLGC School Kindergarten to grade 2, and Tuesday evenings serves our Parish's PREP children ages 3-6.

Opened in

2013

British Columbia
Vancouver: St. Francis of Assisi Atrium

Levels

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3

2025 Napier Street

Vancouver

British Columbia

V5L 2N8

Murita Chua

6046034267

Atrium is located in the parish and is open every Monday, 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm, from September to first week of June. Children are grouped together in separate atrium spaces: grades 1-3 (primary); grades 4-6 (intermediate); grade 7 on a separate class.

Opened in

2017

British Columbia
Vancouver: St. Patrick Atrium

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

2850 Quebec Street

Vancouver

British Columbia

V5T 3A9

Murita Chua

6046034267

Atrium space is shared by the school and parish. It is located in one of the rooms in the school. CGS is offered to Grades 1 & 2 PREP (Parish Religious Education Program) children every Wednesday night, 7 pm - 8:15 pm from September to May.

Opened in

2015

Manitoba
Winnipeg: Holy Cross Parish Atrium

Levels

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3

252 Dubuc St.

Winnipeg

Manitoba

R2H 1E3

Sr. Bibiana Ikwun

204-233-7367

Preschool to grade 6
Our catechism program meets in the “Atrium,” a special room devoted to the religious life of the child. We use the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a Montessori-based religion program.

Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (all 3 levels)

Opened in

1997

Manitoba
Winnipeg: St. Luke’s Atrium

Levels

Level 1

130 Nassau St. N

Winnipeg

Manitoba

R3L 2H1

Paul Lampman

(204) 898-8038

St. Luke’s atrium is in the parish hall. Currently seeking a more workable session schedule. Contact if you are interested; your needs may contribute to the shaping of new plans.

Opened in

2011

Manitoba
Winnipeg: St. Charles Parish Atrium

Levels

Level 1

395 St. Charles St.

Winnipeg

Manitoba

R3K 1T7

Nancy Wood

204-885-2260

We are located upstairs in the old choir loft looking down into the nave of the church. We meet during the regular parish catechism time, 10:45-12:00, Sundays.

Opened in

2015

Manitoba
Lorette: Notre Dame de Lorette Atrium

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

1282 Dawson Road

Lorette

Manitoba

R0A 0Y0

Louise Fillion

4319991750

The atrium is located in the basement of the rectory next to the Notre Dame de Lorette church. We presently offer both levels 1 & 2 simultaneously. Twice on Mondays in French, and twice on Thursdays in English.

Opened in

2013

Manitoba
Portage la Prairie: Good Shepherd Atrium - Portage

Levels

Level 1

Saskatchewan Avenue E

Portage la Prairie

Manitoba

R1N 3Y8

Monique Lubkiwski

204 872 7075

We are located in Good shepherd Roman Catholic church. We meet on Sunday mornings from 9:15-10:15

Opened in

2018

Manitoba
Winnipeg: Atrium of the Good Shepherd

Levels

Level 1

15 Columbia Drive

Winnipeg

Manitoba

R3Y 0R5

Rachel Suarez-Banmann

204-488-3977

The Atrium of the Good Shepherd is located in the parish of St. Gianna Beretta Molla in Winnipeg. Currently, we offer Level 1 for parish children aged 3-6.

Opened in

2019

Ontario
Kitchener: St.Francis of Assisi

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

49 Blueridge Ave.

Kitchener

Ontario

N2M 4E2

Paula Rush

5197457301

We are located in the lower level of the church building. We offer sessions after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Opened in

2018

Ontario
Guelph: Holy Rosary Parish - Atrium of the Good Shepherd

Levels

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3

175 Emma Street

Guelph

Ontario

N1E 1V6

Therese Wright

519-822-4701

We offer atrium sessions on weekdays after school as well as a level 1 on Saturday morning. Our atrium is welcoming to children of all Christian denominations. Visit our website or contact our parish office for more details.

Opened in

2004

Ontario
Toronto: St. Basil's

Levels

Level 1

50 St. Joseph St.

Toronto

Ontario

M5S 1J4

Mariann Dunsmore

416 887 1907

Our Atrium takes place Sunday morning. The Level One 3-6 child comes to the Atrium while parents are at Mass.

Opened in

2016

Ontario
Ottawa: Mercy Gate Atrium, St. Maurice RC Parish

Levels

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3

4 Perry St

Nepean (Ottawa)

Ontario

K2G 1K5

Dale Balkovec

613-224-1892 X7

Located in the upper rooms of the parish administrative wing, we have one designated room adjoining two shared spaces. Levels 2 & 3 meet Monday and Tuesday after school/ evening, and Level 1 sessions take place various weekday and Saturday mornings.

Opened in

2008

Ontario
Ottawa: Fulton J. Sheen Atrium

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

194 Fourth Ave.

Ottawa

Ontario

K1S2L6

Ruth Ann McClure

6138846007

Level 2 meets Fridays 4-6 pm, level 1 meets Saturday 9-11 am. Effective Fall 2018, we moved into this beautiful space serving through a multi-parish CGS model, so that many more children from across the diocese will have the opportunity to fall in love with the Good Shepherd.

Opened in

2018

Ontario
Ottawa: Jérôme Lejeune School

Levels

Level 1

2821 St. Stephen's St.

Ottawa

Ontario

K2B6B9

Sophia Hyginus McConkey

16138053289

The Level 1 Atrium is offered at Jérôme Lejeune School on Friday mornings.

Opened in

2019

Ontario
North Bay: Good Shepherd Regional Atrium

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

480 McIntyre St. West

North Bay

Ontario

P1B 2Z4

Erin Taylor

705.840.8509

We are located in the lower sacristy of the Pro-Cathedral of the Assumption parish. Level 1 is Saturday 9:30 - 11 am
Level 2 is Tuesday 4 - 5:45 pm

Opened in

2008

Ontario
Unionville: St. Justin Martyr Parish

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

3898 Highway No 7

Unionville

Ontario

L3R 1L3

CGS Coordinator: May Chow Leong

905-479-2463

Our two Atriums are located in the Parish hall downstairs.
Sunday Level l - 9:45am - 11:30am
Sunday Level ll - 9:45am - 11:30am
Sunday Level l - 12:15pm - 2:00pm
Tuesday Level l - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday Level ll - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Opened in

2008

Quebec
Montreal: St. Ignatius of Loyola

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

4455 Rue West Broadway

Montreal

Quebec

H4B 2A7

Rebecca Malone

Our atrium offers sessions on Sunday mornings for Levels 1 and 2. We are a Roman Catholic parish and we welcome children of any faith.

Opened in

2018

Saskatchewan
Saskatoon: St. Vincent of Lerins

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

821 Avenue E North

Saskatoon

Saskatchewan

S7L 1S7

Rachel Huebert

We meet at St Vincent on Saturdays at 5pm, except on long weekends and during school breaks.

Opened in

2010

Saskatchewan
Regina: Holy Rosary Atrium of the Good Shepherd

Levels

Level 1 Level 2

2104 Garnet St

Regina

Saskatchewan

S4T 6Y5

Angela Montano

3067378307

We are the first atrium to open in Regina, Sk and currently serve families city-wide. We have two Level 1 sessions and one Level 2 session which will be starting in September 2020. All sessions are currently held on Saturdays.

Opened in

2019

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