What you need to know from this weekend’s bulletin:
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Welcome to the Church!
Congratulations to Valentine, Alexandra, Ted, Duncan, Lawrence, Julie, and Keefer who were welcomed into the Catholic Church on Saturday. A special thanks to the RCIA team for preparing them throughout their journey. If you or someone you know would like to become Catholic, please visit saintmichael.ca/cominghome or email Sandy at email@example.com.
Thank you to all Holy Week & Triduum Volunteers
Thank you to Bob and Leslie Choquette and all the individuals who volunteered their time, talent, and treasure during the Holy Week and Triduum Liturgies: the passion play actors, Palm Sunday proclaimers, decorators, and our hospitality, Eucharistic, and music ministers, among many others. Thank you for beautifying our church and for making our Holy Week and Triduum liturgies memorable.
Please note that the parish office will be closed on Easter Monday, April 2. However, Daily Mass will still be celebrated at 9 a.m.
DIVINE MERCY Sunday
All are invited to the Holy Hour on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 8 at 3 p.m. here at St. Michael’s. Join us for Eucharistic Adoration, meditation, and recitation of the chaplet.
There will be 24-Hour Eucharistic Adoration on Friday, April 6. Please sign up for slot times here.
Catholic Christian Outreach: April Summit
Young adults are invited to an evening of Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, and praise & worship at CCO’s April Summit here at St. Michael’s on Friday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
NEW DATE: ENCOUNTER YOUTH BIBLE STUDY PROGRAM
Youth in grades 5-9 and their parents are invited: more than just a Bible study program, Encounter: Experiencing God in the Everyday is a life-changing experience that speaks directly to the hearts and minds of youth. This four-week study beginning Monday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. is designed for them to understand the amazing story that ties all of the Bible together. Click here to learn more and to register.
Oremus: St. Michael’s Prayer Group
Come and join Oremus on Monday, April 9 at 6 p.m. and every second Monday of the month to pray the Vespers — the evening prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours — for St. Michael’s. To pray with us at home, contact Heather Schilling at 403-919-0991 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Moms and Tots Group
Calling all moms with little ones: if you’re interested in coming together with other moms for coffee and fellowship, join us on Thursday, April 12 after the 9 a.m. Mass at the gathering area.
STEVE BELL IN CALGARY: SONGS & SONNETS WITH MALCOLM GUITE
All are invited to a unique evening featuring the songs and sonnets of Canadian singer-songwriter Steve Bell and poet Malcolm Guite, happening right here at St. Michael’s on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are only $20 each and can be purchased at stevebell.com or at the parish office. For phone orders, call Signpost Music toll-free at 1-800-854-3499
Art Walk 2018
Parishioners’ paintings and photography will be on display upstairs in the mezzanine on Saturday, April 14 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and between Masses on Sunday, April 15 until 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Ministry: Brunch and Speaker
Women of St. Michael’s are invited to a potluck brunch and speaker event on Saturday, April 21 at 9:30 a.m. Please bring a ready-to-eat dish to share. After the meal, Karen Bout will speak about The Power of the Rosary.
A SONG FOR RACHEL CONCERT
Mark your calendar for “A Song for Rachel” concert on Friday, April 27: a fun-filled, family fundraising concert and silent auction to support Project Rachel, which is a post-abortion healing and reconciliation ministry supported by the Diocese of Calgary. Everyone is invited to attend this event. Silent auction opens at 6 p.m. and concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets: $15/person or $35/family. Contact the Life & Family Resource Centre at 403-218-5505 for tickets or to donate silent auction items.
Greek Pilgrimage: Walk in the Footsteps of St. Paul
Join Fr. John on a Greek pilgrimage on Oct. 17-27, 2018 as you retrace the missionary journeys of St. Paul. Also, enjoy a 3-night cruise visiting the islands of Mykonos, Patmos, and Santorini. Prices begin at $5,199 and will increase after April 18. For more info, visit saintmichael.ca/greece or call Suzanne at 403-401-8721.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
The SSVP is still in need of a car seat for a 2-year old boy — if you have one to donate, please leave it at the SSVP donations box in the gathering area.
Watch this excerpt from this week’s featured content from FORMED. To watch the whole episode, visit saintmichael.formed.org.
Easter Sunday, 01/04/2018, 1.97 MB