If you would like to help decorate the church for Christmas, please come to the chruch at 1:00 pm on Sunday, December 21st. Your help will be greatly appreciated!
"In your hearts sanctify Christ as Lord. Always be ready to make your defence to anyone who demands from you an account of the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and reverence. (1 Peter 3:15-16).
Our parish offers something for everyone in the family: movie buffs, children and youth, inquirers into the Catholic faith, Year of Faith renewal, moms 'n babies, etc. etc. Please consult the Sunday bulletin and the list of upcoming events on the right side of this page for further details. Hope to see you at Mass or at any of our events! Read more »
The parish office will be open from 8:30 am-12 noon on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th.
We will be CLOSED on Dec. 25 & 26th.
The office will open from 8:30 am-12 noon on Dec. 29, 30 & 31.
The office will be CLOSED on Jan. 1 & 2nd.
Regular office hours (8:30 am-12 noon & 1-5 pm) will resume on Jan. 5th.
We offer three Masses on Christmas Eve to accomodate large numbers. We encourage those who can to attend the later Mass to leave room for families with young children and the elderly at the earlier Masses. This year, we are trying new Mass times:
5:00 pm - Christmas Eve
8:00 pm - Christmas Eve
10:30 pm - Christmas Eve
10:00 am - Christmas Day
Please join us on New Years Eve or New Years Day to celebrate the feast of Mary, Mother of God. Read more »
Our parish has religious items (rosaries, bibles, holy water fonts, crucifixes, etc.) and giftware (Baptism, Confirmation & First Communion gifts) for sale. Please stop by the parish office anytime between 8:30 am-12 noon and 1-5 pm, Mondays thru Fridays and we will be happy to show your our stock.
Every Tuesday morning from 10:00 -- 11:30 am and every Tuesday afternoon from 2:00 -- 3:30 pm. Both groups meet in the Parish Centre and explore the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday. Open to all parishioners.
Drop-in social at the Parish Centre every Thursday from 10:00 -- 11:30 am. Toys are waiting and the coffee's on!
Our diocese has launched a wonderful new initiative with our one and only Bishop Don Bolen on TWITTER: http://www.saskatoonrcdiocese.com/ibelievebecause/
Twitter hashtag: #ibelievebecause
Make sure to watch the video, then join in and share why you believe ...
A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, suddenly stopped coming. After a few weeks, the Pastor decided to visit ...
The Pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. The man welcomed him, led him to a comfortable chair near the fireplace and waited. The pastor made himself at home but said nothing. In the grave silence, he contemplated the dance of the flames around the burning logs. After some minutes, the Pastor took the fire tongs, carefully picked up a brightly burning ember and placed it to one side of the hearth all alone.
Then he sat back in his chair, still silent. The host watched all this in quiet contemplation. As the one lone ember’s flame flickered and diminished, there was a momentary glow and then its fire was no more. Soon it was cold and lifeless. The Pastor glanced at his watch and realized it was time to leave. He slowly stood up, picked up the cold, dead ember and placed it back in the middle of the fire. Immediately it began to glow, once more with the light and warmth of the burning coals around it.
As the Pastor reached the door to leave, his host said with a tear running down his cheek, “Thank you so much for your visit and especially for the fiery sermon. I shall be back in church next Sunday.”
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Every Friday for 15 minutes following the morning Mass, and every first Friday of the month from 9:00 am -- 9:00 pm. Benediction at 8:45 pm.
"We do not live by bread alone" says Jesus. How do you attend to our spiritual hunger? Where can you belong to a faith family? Ever considered joining the Catholic Church? The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) invites non-baptized women and men to enter a period of inquiry - a period of asking questions about the faith of Catholics and of life in our parish community. Read more »