Saints in the City
As disciples of Jesus, faith formation is an essential part of our faith journey. By going deeper into our knowledge of the Catholic faith, we are able to grow in our love for God and our brothers and sisters.
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St. Michael’s is pleased to offer its parishioners free access to FORMED, a revolutionary online platform for Catholic faith formation resources — including movies, documentaries, ebooks, mp3, study programs, and so much more.
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Winter 2018 Faith Formation Programs and Events
Sr. Helena Burns: Becoming Digital Missionaries
Feb. 4-6, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. each night
A renowned #medianuns, Sr. Helena Burns, FSP is a prolific Theology of the Body speaker and Writer/Director of the Media Apostle: The Fr. James Alberione Story.
On Feb. 4-6, 2018, Sr. Helena will be at St. Michael’s for a Parish Mission on the topic of how to be a missionary in today’s digital world. Click here for more info, and follow her on Twitter @SrHelenaBurns!
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Fridays at 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (24 hours every first Fridays)
Recharge your spiritual life and spend time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament through prayer and adoration.
Knights of Columbus
Every second Tuesday beginning Jan. 9, 2018
The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal order of Catholic men serving the parish through charitable community works. Catholic men ages 18 and up who are in union with the Holy See are welcome to join. For more information, visit saintmichael.ca/knights.
Grief Share Program
Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning Jan. 15, 2018
Have you or someone you know lost a loved one recently? The Grief Support Ministry invites you to an 8-week program with video presentations, group support discussions, and a personal workbook. To register, contact the Parish Office at 403 249 0423.
Catholic Women’s League
First meeting on Jan. 23, 2018
CWL is a national organization rooted in gospel values, calling its members to holiness through service to God’s people. Interested? You’re invited on our first meeting on Jan. 23, 2018 at 7 p.m.
That Man is You!
Wednesdays at 6 a.m. beginning Jan. 17, 2018 (free breakfast included)
TMIY is aimed to help men become better husbands and fathers. By combining the best research from science with the teachings of the Church and wisdom of the saints, TMIY develops the vision of a man fully alive.
St. Francis Xavier Relic Tour
Jan. 22, 2018
Come and venerate one of the world’s most well-known relics: the right arm of St. Francis Xavier, known to have baptized hundreds of thousands of people during his missions. This event is made possible by Catholic Christian Outreach , the Archdiocese of Ottawa, and the Canadian province of the Society of Jesus.
Divine Mercy Presentations
March 6, 13, and 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Join Fr. Cristino Bouvette, Fr. Jerome Lavigne, and Sharon Van der Sloot in this lenten speaker series on the topic of Divine Mercy.
Marriage Renewal 2018
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
All married couples are invited on Saturday, Feb. 10, for the Marriage Renewal Event. This is a great opportunity for married couples to strengthen their relationship by renewing their vows. Wine and cheese to follow. Cost: $20 per couple. For registration information, click here.
The Wild Goose
Thursdays at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. beginning Jan. 11, 2018
The “Wild Goose” was a term that the ancient Celts had for the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is not merely something relegated to Confirmation — He desires a relationship with us. This program invites Catholic women into a more profound, life-giving relationship with the Holy Spirit.
Morning and evening sessions available (10 a.m. or 7 p.m.). We hope to see you at one of them!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body
Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning Feb. 12, 2018
In an age of selfies and egocentrism, YOU cuts through the noise to present an authentic view of the human person. This six-week program delves into the teachings of St. John Paul II and introduces teens to the truth that life is about going out of themselves to be a sincere gift for others.
Encounter: Youth Bible Study Program
Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning April 9, 2018
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 six-week study is designed for them to understand the amazing story that ties all of the Bible together.
Life in the Spirit Seminar
Jan. 26-28, 2018
Life in the Spirit Seminar is a weekend retreat which centers on God the Holy Spirit. It is an invitation to “stir into flame” the gift of the Holy Spirit given at Baptism and Confirmation. Click here for more information.