Our Upcoming Events is an at-a-glance listing of events of interest around the parish. To submit an Event, please contact email@example.com and we will review the request.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
New Year’s Day (DAY OF OBLIGATION)—Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Masses—9:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Rosary—5:45 p.m.; O.L.P.H. Novena—6:15 p.m.
World Day of Prayer for Peace: Mass—6:45 p.m.
RETREAT AT MOUNT ST. FRANCIS:
January 17-19, 2020.
Please accept this invitation to attend. All are welcome. The theme this year is The Way of St. Francis. Come and enjoy the silence, magnificent scenery, inspirational talks, and delicious meals. Never let your financial situation restrict attendance—some retreatants donate more than the suggested amount to help defer costs. Subsidies are also available. Be enlightened, nourished, and rejuvenated.
More information on the website: www.mountstfrancis.ca or contact Marilyn Meek, retreat captain, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-254-9726. Please spread the word and encourage your family and friends to come with you! The rooms are ready, the menu planned, the friars’ talks prepared—so let’s fill the retreat house!
CWL Membership Drive
Weekend of Jan. 18/19
All women of the parish are invited to learn more about the Catholic Women’s League. Discover the numerous ways the CWL of St. Patrick’s serves in and around the community, how we deepen and share our Catholic faith, support each other in fellowship, as well as our attention to Catholic social justice.
World Day of the Sick
Wednesday, Feb. 12
St. Patrick’s will be having a special Mass with anointing of the sick at 1:00 p.m. The Knights of Columbus will provide transportation if needed. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall afterwards.
Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance
Friday, Feb. 14
St. Patrick’s CWL is having a fundraiser for Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids! Dinner is being catered by Raj Palace. Tickets on sale now for $50 each.
Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, Feb. 16
The Knights of Columbus are hosting their monthly Pancake Breakfast after the 9:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Masses. The St. Patrick’s Scouts group will also be having a bake sale to help them achieve their Seeonee award. Please come support both.
Feed the Hungry Dinner
Sunday, Feb. 16
Annual Feed the Hungry dinner at St. Mary’s Cathedral Hall. This is both a volunteer and fundraising opportunity for parishioners. We are grateful to all who have already shown your support and want to thank the students at Our Lady of the Evergreens for making hearts for us to sell. “You will be enriched in every way for great generosity, which will produce thanksgiving to God through us.” – NRSV 2 Corinthians 9:11
Wednesday, Feb. 26
We have three Ash Wednesday Masses:
- 9:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m.
- 7:00 p.m.
Lenten Intensive Journey 2020
Thursday, Feb. 27
Our Lenten Intensive Journey begins! Every evening from Monday to Friday, we will have the Rosary, Stations of the Cross, and the Sacrifice of the Holy Mass. Program starts at 5:45 p.m. and concludes by 7:15 p.m. Our regular Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help will still be observed on Wednesdays.