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3rd Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

​I remember that my third year in the Jesuits was not a good year.  The previous two years had been easy, that is, the life of a Jesuit seemed to fit like a glove.  I began to struggle and consequently, to feel as if life was not so joyful.  There came a moment when I said to God, “I can’t do this!


Caution: Wet Paint!

Caution: Wet Paint!

You will have noticed that painting has begun in the upper church. The painting will be done section by section and we will try to minimize any inconvenience. Please be careful to avoid the scaffolding and the wet paint. The fresh coat of paint is long overdue and will help brighten up the interior of the church.


Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes: Novena

In preparation for the celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, we invite you to join us in praying the Novena from February 2-10th. Our prayer will include the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. The Novena will take place daily in the church. We will begin at 4pm Saturdays and Sundays and 4:30pm on the weekdays. 


Celebrating Our Lady of Lourdes

Assorted Crayons

Mama Mary in Living Colour: We want to make the celebration of Our Lady of Lourdes Feast bright and colourful and we need the help of our young parishioners. Colour or draw a picture of Mamma Mary and we will display it during the Feast day week.


2nd Sunday (Bulletin)

Fr John’s schedule did not allow him time to write his Pastor’s Note this week. Please download the attached Parish Bulletin and check back for more from Fr John next week!

Question:
The Sundays in Ordinary Time start with the 2nd Sunday. Why is there no 1st Sunday?


Baptism of The Lord (Note & Bulletin)

Baptism of The Lord

While living in Jamaica, I couldn’t understand why so many people, even those who would come to church, hadn’t yet been baptized.  The Sacrament of Baptism was often delayed as long as possible, or at least until one began to live a settled or well-ordered life.


RCIA: Baptism & Confirmation

RCIA: Baptismal Fountain

Contemplating baptism? Or perhaps you're thinking about joining the faithful? Then our Rite of Catholic Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is for you. The RCIA is designed for those who are thinking about or would like to receive the Sacrament of Baptism and for those who have been baptized but are not Confirmed.


Our Lady of Lourdes 2015 Raffle

Our Car Raffle came to a wonderful conclusion on Wednesday, December 31st, 2014. Our ticket sales raised $73,200 for the parish. The party was great fun and a wonderful way to bring in the New Year! Thank you to everyone who came to be part of the festivities and to those who helped make the evening festive and warm.


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