What you need to know from this weekend’s bulletin:
God’s Overflowing Grace
January 16, 2021
Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
Fridays, starting January 21, a Holy Hour will follow after the 9 a.m. Mass with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction at 10:30 a.m. As a community and for our community, let us adore the Lord in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar in silence and prayerful reflection. The Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held in the Main Sanctuary every Tuesday, after the 6 p.m. Mass. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Registration for the Sacrament of Confirmation is now open for anyone grade 6 and up. For more information or to register, please visit our website at https://saintmichael.ca/confirmation/.
We are currently looking for volunteers to help teach the Confirmation program beginning at the end of January. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Francesca at email@example.com or at 403-249-0423 ext 126.
Mondays at 7 p.m. starting January 10
Please join us for a bible study via Zoom on Mondays at 7 p.m., beginning January 10. The first study of the winter/spring season will be a 6 session video study on The Creed with Bishop Robert Barron. For more information, contact Augusto at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CWL Fundraiser Save the Date
January 11 to February 7
“Fish for Fridays” Lent Fundraiser, will be on-line ordering January 11 to February 7. Orders to be picked up at the church on Tuesday, February 22, just in time for Ash Wednesday on March 2.
To place an order, please visit: https://fundforward.ca/collections/st-michael-cwl-lent-2022.
Catholicism 101: What Do Catholics Believe?
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting February 1
Starting Tuesday, February 1 at 7p.m., this ten-week online course presents the central beliefs, teachings, and practices of the Catholic church. Each 1.5 hour session includes a short video from the Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained series and small group discussion. Contact Mark Richards at 403-836-0545 for more information. Go to saintmichael.ca/events to register.
Wednesdays at 7 p.m. starting February 2
Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open, and informal environment. It will run on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. beginning February 2 via Zoom. Gathering once a week over an eleven-week period, Alpha welcomes people from every walk of life, wherever they are on their faith journey. We will have time for connection, a talk, and small group discussion. Many are looking for meaning in their lives during this time and Alpha is a great place to start! Come and bring a friend! Call Mark at 403-836-0545 with any questions. For more details or to register go to: https://saintmichael.ca/alpha/.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Special thanks to all St. Michael parishioners for supporting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul! During the month of November we helped 18 families (25 adults and 9 children). We continue preparing for this year’s Christmas Hamper distribution.
We are looking for new members. If you are interested, contact us at SSVP@saintmichael.ca or 403-249-0423 ext 122.
Donations of non-perishable food items can be dropped off in the SSVP food chest in the gathering area. Currently we are looking for: cereal, pasta sauce, canned vegetables and canned fish/meat.
Monetary donations can be deposited in the drop-box in the food chest or by online donations through the St. Michaels Parish website https://saintmichael.ca/giving/. Please indicate funds are for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the drop-down menu.
If you or anyone you know needs assistance, please contact us at SSVP@saintmichael.ca or 403-249-0423 ext 122.
Indoor Social Gatherings
Due to provincial temporary measures, indoor social gathering after Mass or in the parish halls is not permitted. Please refrain from socializing in the Church after Mass.
Mass Schedule for this Weekend
Saturday, January 15, 5 p.m. – Fr. Edmund Vargas
Sunday, January 16, 9 a.m. – Fr. Edmund Vargas
Sunday, January 16, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. – Fr. Raul Hernandez
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