Recent News

Euthanasia Update (Cdl Collins)

As you may already know, on June 6th, Canada’s laws against assisted suicide and euthanasia dissolved by order of the Supreme Court of Canada, stemming from a ruling made in February 2015.

12th Sunday (Bulletin)

Many of us woke up last Sunday to the shock and horror of the news of at least 50 people killed and 53 others wounded in Orlando, Florida when an Afghan American opened fire on club goers with an assault weapon. It was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. The U.S. bishops have condemned the mass shooting and are offering prayers for the victims and their families.

Church Renovations

The second phase of our renovation project is set to begin. The renovation period is set to take place from June 1st to October 15th, as follows:

11th Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

In the Christian tradition we can generally have two images of God. The first image is of God as a strict judge. This God seems almost to anticipate our sinfulness and is ever ready to punish or even condemn.

10th Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

I once read in an autobiography a catholic writer telling the story of his childhood, some 65 years ago.

Volunteers Needed

Preparations are beginning for our Parish Bazaar on June 18th 2016, and we are looking for people who would like to help out. We need people throughout the day, to help set up in the morning, help out during the day and clean up in the afternoon. Join us for a couple of hours or for the whole day. It is always a fun day and a wonderful community experience.

Church Organ Refurbishment

The refurbishing project of our heirloom organ is coming to completion. You may remember that we initiated work on the organ two years ago, funding the project from our wonderfully successful car raffles. Initially this the work and financing was to be spread out over three years, but due to your amazing generosity the parish was able to accomplish it in two years!

Corpus Christi (Note & Bulletin + Novena)

Fr John’s Pastor’s Note for Corpus Christi was inadvertently run in last week’s Bulletin. However, in honour of this beautiful Feast, we are pleased to issue it once again.

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