The Bishop of the diocese of Saint Catharines, Most Reverend Gerard Bergie, D.D., reflects upon this Lenten season in this annual letter to the people of the diocese.
The Diocese of Saint Catharines invites Catholics to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance Saturday March 17, 2018 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
In every parish church across the diocese a priest will be available to hear individual confessions. No matter how long it has been, you are welcome to celebrate this wonderful sacrament of reconciliation and healing and healing and spend some time in prayer with Our Lord.
Come observe Lent with the St. Patrick parish community, beginning Ash Wednesday, February 14.
On Ash Wednesday, there will be Mass with imposition of ashes at:
8 a.m., 12 p.m., and 7 p.m.
In addition to the weekday Masses at 8 a.m. Monday - Friday, there is a 7 p.m. Mass Wednesdays.
Stations of the Cross are held Fridays at 7 p.m. and are followed by Benediction and Exposition to 8 p.m.
The annual celebration returns!
Saturday, March 17, 2018
8:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Tickets are now available in the Church Office - $10.00 each
beef-on-a-bun · prizes
DJ · Irish dancers · The Good Thyme Irish Band
February 21, February 28, March 7, March 14, March 21
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Five Wednesdays of prayer and quiet reflection to enrich one’s experience of the season of Lent. The day includes a short presentation, quiet time, Eucharist and lunch. Participants are invited to spend a quiet afternoon at the spiritual centre with the opportunity for individual reconciliation.
Cost: $30 per Wednesday. Please register at least one week in advance.
Fridays in Lent - February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 - there is Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction from noon to 3:00 p.m.
On Sunday, February 11, the Church honours Our Lady of Lourdes. This is also the 26th World Day of the Sick. This day highlights the healing ministry of the Church and recognizes the service of those involved in health care. The Church prays for those who are sick or suffering and for doctors, nurses, health care workers, and pastoral caregivers who work to restore health to those afflicted with illness and disease