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Rites of Catholic Initiation for Adults

Are you considering become Roman Catholic? The Rite of Catholic Initiation for Adults or RCIA is for you. The RCIA is designed for those who are thinking about or would like to be Baptized and for those who have been baptized but not Confirmed.


Fr Bill German

As many of you know, Fr Bill German has been dealing with some serious health concerns over the summer and has spent much time in hospital and at Providence Centre recovering and gaining strength. He is doing much better and we are grateful for all the prayers and good wishes people have sent his way.


Triumph of The Cross (Note & Bulletin)

For my “Long Experiment” as a Jesuit Novice, I was sent to work on a Native Reserve. My main assignment was teaching religion classes in the local elementary school. At the school I became friends with one of the teachers who had left the church to become “Born Again.” He was a wonderful young man and a devout Christian.


23rd Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

A few years ago at Camp Ekon one of our camp counselors had a difficult time finding her place within the staff community. She had missed a couple of days during “Work Week,” when the staff mow the lawn, rake the leaves, move fallen trees and paint different buildings getting the site ready for the arrival of campers.


The Apostleship of Prayer

Fr Philip Shano, SJ

We are most fortunate to have the opportunity to welcome the Apostleship of Prayer to our parish. As of September 1st, this Jesuit apostolate, directed by Fr Philip Shano SJ, will have its office in the oratory upstairs.


22nd Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

The call of the Christian, with regard to love, is unequivocal – we are called to love no matter the what. The sentence seems simple and easily agreeable, yet we know from our own lives that it is not so simple, nor so easy. There are things we have experienced that all left scars on our hearts. And the scars have made it difficult for love to penetrate.


21st Sunday (Note & Bulletin)

In all the baptized, from first to last, the sanctifying power of the Spirit is at work, impelling us to evangelization. The people of God is holy thanks to this anointing, which makes it infallible in credendo. This means that it does not err in faith, even though it may not find words to explain that faith. The Spirit guides it in truth and leads it to salvation.


Pre-Authorized Giving Plan

Pre-Authorized Giving allows those who wish, to have their monthly donations debited directly from their bank accounts. Our Lady Of Lourdes has this program in place and we offer our parishioners this option for their method of giving.


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