Bulletin: 2nd Sunday of Lent

Posted 2020-03-06 by St. Michael's Communications

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Praise & Worship Night – New

This month’s praise and worship night will be on Sunday, March 8 at 7 p.m., which will be led by our NET missionaries. All are welcome.

40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil – New

St. Michael’s assigned vigil day is Thursday, April 2. We invite parishioners to sign up for a one-hour time slot at the 40 DFL table in the gathering area after Mass and help pray to end abortion. Thanks for being a loving, prayerful voice for the preborn babies who have no voice but ours! Learn more at 40daysforlife.com.

André & Angele Regnier: Will Your Kids Stay Catholic? – New

Clearwater Academy’s 3rd annual Fish Fry is happening on Wednesday, March 18 and will be featuring André and Angele Regnier, founders of Catholic Christian Outreach and authors of Brick by Brick: Building a Strong Family that Won’t Lose their Faith in a Secular Culture. There will be a fish and chips dinner starting at 5 p.m., followed by the Regniers’ talk at 7 p.m. Tickets (dinner & talk) are $20/person, $50/family, or $10/person for the talk only. Get your tickets online at bit.ly/cwafishfry2020. For more info, email Emily at eprice@clearwateracademy.com.

Marriage Ministry: Comedy Date Night

St. Michael’s Marriage Ministry invites all married, engaged, and seriously-dating couples to Comedy Date Night! Join us on Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. and enjoy some comedy videos followed by snacks and fellowship. This is a free event, but we ask that you register so we know how many snacks to prepare. To register, click here.

Good Friday Passion Re-enactment

We’re looking for individuals interested in getting involved in this year’s Good Friday passion re-enactment (actors, costume care, decorating, etc.). No experience is required to participate, although children ages 8-14 must be accompanied by an adult: either someone participating as a member of the re-enactment or staying for the rehearsals. Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, March 17. For more information or to sign up and see the full rehearsal schedule, visit saintmichael.ca/passion.

Voices of Grief

If you are grieving from the loss of a loved one, know someone who does, or if you’re interested in knowing how to successfully navigate through grief, you are invited to a film screening of Voices of Grief on Saturday, March 21 at 9:55 a.m. For more details or to watch the trailer, click here.

CWL & Knights’ Undie Sunday

The Catholic Women’s League (CWL) and Knights of Columbus will be having their second annual Undie Sunday on the weekend of March 21-22. Parishioners are encouraged to donate new underwear, socks, nursing bras, baby sleepers, diapers, diaper wipes, and gift cards for the clients of Elizabeth House, Drop-In Centre, and the RESET Society of Calgary. Collection bins will be available at the gathering area. Also, any monetary donations earmarked Undie Sunday will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation.

Family Compass

Family Compass is a program offered by the Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement of Calgary, designed for Spanish-speaking couples who want to enrich their relationship and connect on a deeper level with God and their family. These monthly encounters, which begins on Saturday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m., include time for prayer, a short talk, and discussion. More details will be announced soon. If you have any questions, please email Will at schoenstattcanada@gmail.com.

Hospitality Ministers for Triduum & Easter – New

An online sign up for the Triduum and Easter liturgies has been sent out via Flocknote earlier this week — please check your emails. If for some reason you haven’t received the email, click here for the sign up link.

Sacred Silence: Access52 Lent Tour – New

All are invited to this one-night mission with Michael Chiasson and Access52, designed to prepare, challenge, and inspire your Holy Week experience as we talk about the themes of peace, pain, suffering, and hope. When: Wednesday, April 1, following the 7 p.m. Mass. Reserve your complimentary tickets or check out the full tour schedule at www.lenttour.com.

Lenten Penitential Service – New

Our parish Lenten penitential service will be on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. There will be several priests available to hear confessions— come and prepare yourself for Holy Week with the sacrament of Reconciliation.

Living Stations of the Cross with ROOTS Youth – New

This year’s living Stations of the Cross presented by ROOTS Youth will be on Friday, April 3. Children are especially invited (accompanied by a parent). A soup-and-bun potluck dinner will follow — and since this is a Friday during Lent, please ensure your soup is meat-free. For more information about this event, email Alison at astraface@saintmichael.ca.

Easter Memory Flowers – New

You are invited to help decorate the sanctuary this Easter by purchasing an Easter flower in memory of a loved one. You can order Lillies for $10, Hydrangeas for $15, or Potted Mums for $10. Pick up a form in the gathering area, and drop it off at the parish office along with your payment, or in the collection basket during Mass. Limited flowers are available.

Vacation Bible Camp 2020

For all young families: this summer’s Vacation Bible Camp will be on July 6-10 and 13-17. All children ages 5-10 are encouraged sign up! Registration: $65. Please register your child at the parish office — we are open Mon-Thurs from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and until 4 p.m. on Fridays. If you have any further questions or would like to volunteer to help run the stations (teen and adult volunteers needed), contact Alison at astraface@saintmichael.ca or call 403-249-0423 ext. 125.

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