What you need to know from this weekend’s bulletin:
Registration Deadline First Reconciliation and First Communion
Do you have kids in grades 2+? Our combined First Reconciliation-First Communion program begins next month, with four meetings this fall and four in the spring. This will prepare children to receive Our Lord in the Eucharist in the spring of 2021. Deadline to register is Monday, October 5, at 4 p.m. To register your child, please visit saintmichael.ca/first-communion. If you have any questions, contact Maureen at email@example.com or call 403-249-0423 ext. 126.
White Mass for Catholic Health Care Workers – NEW
The Calgary Catholic Medical Association will be having their annual White Mass with Bishop McGrattan on the Feast of St. Marguerite D’Youville — Friday, October 16 at 7 p.m., to be held at Sacred Heart Church (1307 14th Street SW). To register, click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SERVE WITH US: CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
- Sacristan: Among other things, a sacristan is responsible for setting the altar and attending to liturgical items before and after Mass. This includes preparing altar cloths, ensuring the cruets are filled with water and wine, preparing the missal, etc. For full details and to sign up, visit saintmichael.ca/volunteer.
- Tech booth: we’re also looking for individuals who can help run the sound mixer, Pro-Presenter slides, and cameras during our weekday and weekend Masses. 1 on 1 training will be provided. To sign up, use the form at saintmichael.ca/volunteer or contact Ryan at email@example.com if you have any questions.
BIBLE TIMELINE: THE STORY OF SALVATION
The Bible Timeline study program takes you on a guided journey through salvation history. Presenter Jeff Cavins will show you how fourteen of the Bible’s narrative books tell the biblical story from beginning to end and will give you the keys to understanding the amazing story woven throughout Scripture. This 24-week session will be on Mondays at 7 p.m. beginning October 5 and will be held virtually via ZOOM. To sign up, click here.
The 40 Days for Life Fall 2020 campaign runs from September 23-November 1, and St. Michael’s assigned vigil day is Friday, October 9. We count on all Catholics and people of goodwill to join us in our prayer vigils across the world: so we invite you to join and become a loving, prayerful voice for the pre-born babies who have no voice but ours. We know from the testimonies of many that these campaigns save lives! To sign up for a vigil slot, click here. For more info, contact Camille at 403-874-2533 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE MAGNIFICAT ADORATION COMPANION BOOKLET
We have a limited number of The Magnificat Adoration Companion booklet available for purchase at the parish office for $10 each. This companion booklet features suggestions for adoration and explanations of this ancient practice, scripture and meditations on the Real Presence, profiles of saints known for their devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, as well as prayers and litanies drawn from the treasury of the Church. To purchase your copy, please visit the parish office.
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