January 2016

Baptism of Christ (Note & Bulletin)

Once a month we say Mass at the Grace Hospital.  I remember one of the residents, an older man who knew no English and I noticed that during the Mass he always had to be holding someone’s hand.  Even after the mass when I visited with him, he again, had to hold my hand.  It was a beautiful thing that he did in that, it seems to me, in his desire for touch


The Birth of The Messiah

Salt and Light has produced a new documentary for the Christmas season. It's called "The Birth of the Messiah" and it examines the nativity stories in Matthew and Luke through modern Catholic biblical scholarship. The film was written, directed and produced by Lourdes Parishioner Sebastian Gomes and he would like to share it with our parish community.


Planning Matrimony

Planning for Marriage? If you have begun planning your wedding, or are hoping to prepare for the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony in 2016, we're here to help.


Sacramental of Confirmation: Preparation

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish will soon be offering Sacrament of Confirmation preparation classes for young people in grades 8 through 12. If your son or daughter is currently enrolled at Our Lady of Lourdes School, he or she will be registered through the school.


Epiphany Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

In the First Reading of this past Tuesday’s Mass there was a sentence from St John’s Epistle that I had never noticed before.  St John said that as Christians, we are to walk as Jesus walked.  When I think of the Christian life, I often think in terms of behaviour.  There are commandments in the Old Testament; the moral teachings of the Ch


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