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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Winter 2018 Faith Formation Programs and Events
Life in the Spirit Seminar
May 25-27, 2018
Life in the Spirit Seminar is designed as an introduction to a life lived in the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.
While we receive Him in the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist, many of us need to fan this spark of life into flames. This seminar invites us to gather and prepare for a very personal Pentecost.
Click here for more information.
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.
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.
The Covenant of Marriage
Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
Married couples are invited to an evening with Fr. Pilmaiken as he speaks about The Covenant of Marriage. This will be on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7 p.m. This is a free event, but RSVP is required. Click here to learn more.
Encounter: Youth Bible Study Program
Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. beginning April 16, 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 four-week study is designed for them to understand the amazing story that ties all of the Bible together.
To register, click here.
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.
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!
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 April 12, 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.
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.
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 and their families to the truth that life is about going out of themselves to be a sincere gift for others.
Click here for registration and more information.
Divine Mercy Lenten Mission
March 6, 13, and 20, 2018 beginning with Mass at 7:00 p.m.
Join Fr. Jerome Lavigne, Fr. Cristino Bouvette, and Sharon Van der Sloot in this lenten speaker series on the topic of Divine Mercy.
Click here to see the full schedule.