Bulletin: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted 2020-09-04 by St. Michael's Communications

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What you need to know from this weekend’s bulletin:

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Parish Office Closed – NEW

Please note that the parish office will be closed on Monday, September 7, for Labour Day. However, we will still have daily Mass at 9 a.m. Please register online at saintmichael.ca/Mass.

Letter from the Alberta Bishops – NEW

Please read the message from Bishop McGrattan on Uniting Ourselves in Prayer as Schools Reopen attached in the back of this weekend’s bulletin.


Fr. Poul is inviting the whole parish community on a spiritual adventure that will get everyone reading and meditating on the Word of God this Fall. Beginning September 29 (the Feast of the Archangels), commit to a daily reading of the Bible and get two others to join you. By following the guide we will provide, by Sept. 28, 2021 you will have read the entire Bible — from Genesis to Revelation! Do your daily readings at a time and place of your own choosing; a setting that is conducive for your daily walk with the Lord. To learn more and sign up, visit saintmichael.ca/biblechallenge.


The Women’s Ministry is hosting a virtual study via ZOOM on St. Paul’s epistle to the Philippians, happening Wednesdays at 7 p.m. from September 23 to October 28. In this six-part study, Dr. Tim Gray combines insight and practical guidance using the lectio divina disciplines to make the Scriptures come alive. Click here to learn more and sign up.

Pray for an End to abortion

The 40DFL Fall 2020 campaign runs from September 23-November 1, and we count on all Catholics and people of goodwill to join us in our prayer vigils across the world. Individuals, families, and organizations are invited to sign up and help end abortion by participating in a prayerful, peaceful vigil. To sign up, visit 40daysforlife.com. For more info, contact Camille at 403-874-2533 or email smcwleducationhealth@gmail.com.

Free Webinar: Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization – NEW

All are welcome to join Samuel Gregg for the latest “Faith and Reason” virtual lecture being live-streamed from the Newman Centre Catholic Mission happening on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 7 to 8 pm  Gregg will discuss how many of the atrocities of the 20th-century stem from an imbalance of faith and reason. He will also chart a path for the renewal of this relationship in our society today. Those who would like to join the webinar can register here.  


The Calgary Lay Dominicans invite you to a nature hike on Saturday, Sep. 12, 2020. Where: Raspberry Ridge Trailhead (Kananaskis). It is a moderate hike (round trip about 10km, 650m elevation gain, 5-6 hours) to a beautiful place. Weather permitting, there will be Mass at the summit. More information here. Contact: Ryan Fox at rfox@redeemer.ab.ca.


In accordance with the City of Calgary’s mandatory mask use bylaw, anyone who enters our church building is required to wear a face covering/mask. This includes Mass attendees and those going for Confession, Adoration, Baptism, and other sacraments and dealings with the parish office. There are exceptions to this requirement, which includes children under 2 and individuals with an underlying medical condition or disability which inhibits their ability to wear a face covering. To learn more, visit saintmichael.ca/covid19.


Every Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., we require at least two committed adorers every hour while the Blessed Sacrament is exposed. If you would like to sign up and commit to spending time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, please sign up here.



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