SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: PUBLIC MASSES TO RESUME AT ST. PATRICK’S PARISH!
We will be once again celebrating the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at St. Patrick’s Parish.
STARTING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020
We will be offering weekday morning Mass at 9:00 a.m., and evening Mass at 6:45 p.m. (Tuesday to Friday).
More information about Weekend Masses will be made available shortly.
All Masses will be celebrated in accordance with AHS directives and guidelines from the Diocese of Calgary.
At this time, you may read the document issued by the Diocese of Calgary HERE to familiarize yourself about what to expect if you plan to attend Mass.
Please also read the pastoral letter from Bishop William McGrattan HERE. (This letter indicates the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass is still in place.)
MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW AS WE WORK DILIGENTLY TO IMPLEMENT ALL THE DIRECTIVES NECESSARY FOR THE SAFE AND SUCCESSFUL RESUMPTION OF MASS.
Please continue to check back here frequently for updates; thank you for your patience and ongoing prayers.
ADORATION & CONFESSION
Effective immediately, if you have signed up for for Adoration, please wear a mask, if possible. (We have limited supplies at this time and might be able to provide you with one if you do not currently have one to use.)
We ask that you wear the mask while entering and exiting the church. It is not necessary to wear in *in* the church IF YOU MAINTAIN THE REQUIRED PHYSICAL DISTANCING OF 2 METRES (6 FT.); and please wear the mask if you will be using the restrooms. This is to ensure we are in compliance with all AHS directives so we can remain open for Adoration and Confessions.
Thanks to all of you for for everything you’re already doing to keep our parish running!
|Eucharistic Adoration & Confessions Schedule
Please check back frequently for updates.
FOR ADORATION*: TO BE ADMITTED, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN UP USING OUR ON-LINE SCHEDULE.
CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT MAY 25–MAY 31 SCHEDULE
*Due to Alberta Health directives, we are unable to permit anyone into the church aged 60 and over for our Adoration and Benediction. We are sincerely sorry.
Please observe Social Distancing of 2 Meters and Maximum of 12 people in the Church at a time. This includes FAMILY MEMBERS!!
|12-Hour Eucharistic Adoration
9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Concludes on Sunday, May 31.
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:
7:30 p.m.–8:25 p.m.
IN THE FR. LACOMBE ROOM with Fr. Poul
PRAYERS FOR FR. POUL
SEWING SKILLS NEEDED
Do you have a talent for sewing?
In anticipation of the diocese of Calgary re-starting public Masses, we will need as many masks as possible sewn to donate to parishioners for wearing while in the church.
Contact Fr. Poul for details:
NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT
SSVP NEEDS YOUR ASSISTANCE
Dear SSVP Benefactors
SSVP St Patrick’s Conference continues to respond to requests for assistance. Our usual sources of funds are currently not available (monthly after-Mass begging and Poor Box donations). We are not able to use donated food items because of health concerns. In order to ensure we are able to meet on-going demand, we seek your financial assistance.
Cheques payable to ‘SSVP – St Patrick’s Conference’ may be mailed to:
SSVP St Patrick’s Conference,
77 Sun Canyon Way SE, T2X 2V3
Send an E-transfer to SSVPDonate@stpatrickcalgary.com
(please include your mailing address in the e-transfer message so a tax receipt can be issued).
–Living the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with Love, Respect, Justice and Joy
ST. PATRICK’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Fr. Poul’s message for Ascension Sunday is here. View it now!
We need them and appreciate them. Please help keep St. Patrick’s open for Adoration and Confessions. We are now accepting debit/credit donation transactions at the Parish Office.
You may alternatively choose to have your account regularly debited. Download and print this Pre-Authorized Debit Form and return to the Parish Office.
Heartfelt thanks to our faithful parishioners who have been inspired to continue to give, especially in these difficult and uncertain times.
- Weekday Masses will be live-streamed from St. Peter’s, Calgary at https://st-peters.ca/live/— Masses will be recorded and posted for playback.
- Sunday Mass will be livestreamed from St. Mary’s Cathedral every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. with Bishop McGrattan as celebrant. Watch LIVE or Replay at your convenience. The video is posted on the diocesan website: calgarydiocese.ca
- Salt + Light Media Mass: https://saltandlighttv.org/mass/
- Vatican Masses: https://youtu.be/5YceQ8YqYMc
- EWTN Sunday Mass: https://www.ewtn.com/tv/shows/sunday-mass-live
REMINDER! SCAMS ARE RAMPANT RIGHT NOW. OUR PRIESTS WILL NEVER SOLICIT FUNDS, “GIFT CARDS” OR ANY SUCH DONATION FROM YOU VIA TEXT OR EMAIL. DO NOT RESPOND TO ANY SUCH MESSAGE!!
You will notice the email address may have some correct information, though in an unfamiliar form with additional characters, numbers or periods, or the email extension is different. Most will ask you to contact them or send information. If you are in doubt, contact the person the email is claiming to be from using an alternate contact method. Please do not reply to any suspicious emails.
DIOCESE OF CALGARY NEWS
UPDATES ON GATHERING:
Click here to read the latest from the diocese.
Click here to view the Pastoral Message from Bishop McGrattan.
Click here to read the Guidelines for the Reintroduction of the Public Celebration of Holy Mass (May 24, 2020)
Livestreamed Masses will still continue.