76) The superintendents' committee and the steering committee composed of the bishops and ACSTA oversaw the entire project.
91) ACSTA, defending the teaching of religion in schools and the very existence of Catholic schools, offered a comprehensive brief that challenged the Ghitter Committee's reservations and equivocation.
To ensure the program's final approval ACSTA was forced to accept the addition of a small unit on world religions at each grade level.
To respond to this issue, ACSTA spearheaded a Religious Education Services (RES) Project, while individual school districts employed religion consultants who also assisted teachers and students in religious learning.
ACSTA (Calgary, AB: University of Calgary, 1981), 1, as found in the Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton (hereafter ARCAE), ACSTA Blueprint for the Mission and Ministry of the Catholic School 1981-85, 1.
61) ARCAE, ACSTA: The Theory and Practice of Catholic Schooling in Alberta, Bishop Paul O'Byrne letter to ACSTA, 9 February 1979, 1.
92) Provincial Archives of Alberta, ACSTA, A Brief to the Committee on Tolerance and Understanding, 21 February 1984, p.