CWL Rosary in October
October is the month of the Rosary - the Catholic Women's League of Saint Patrick parish invites everyone to join them on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the church for the month of October to pray the Rosary together.
The Catholic Bishops of Canada, gathered in Plenary, issued an apology September 24, 2021, to the Indigenous peoples for suffering experienced in Canada’s residential schools and the legacy of suffering and challenges faced by Indigenous peoples that continue to this day.
The full statement can be found on the CCCB website.
Proof of Vaccination Information
No proof of vaccination is required for anyone attending Mass or other liturgical service in any church in the Diocese of St. Catharines.
Physical distancing and face masks are required for the entire time someone is in the church building, except to receive Holy Communion.
Further information is available in the document below (from the diocesan website).
Blessing of Animals
October brings the feast of Saint Francis. St. Patrick Parish will be celebrating a Blessing of Animals on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. It will be held in the parking lot. Bring your pets: dogs and cats, furred, finned, feathered, or scaled. We don't bless them to make them holy. We bless them because they are holy - God made them!
Knights of Columbus Garage Sale
All are welcome to the Knights of Columbus Garage Sale, October 2, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Our Lady of Peace Hall, 6944 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls.
Funds raised from charitable gaming goes back to each of the communities that the centres are a part of. In Niagara Falls, Saint Patrick parish is one recipient of such funds, supporting our operations and outreach.
Delta Bingo has resumed in-person games. Delta Bingo Niagara Falls is open daily at 10 a.m. for Vegas-style gaming machines and POD games; limited bingo sessions are available.
Note: Safety measures against COVID-19 are in place.
Contemplative Prayer Group
Are you interested in learning to pray in silence? The teachings of St. John of the Cross will be followed. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month on Zoom. For registration and information on start times contact email@example.com or 905-646-1995.
Spiritual Reading Book Club
Come and join lively discussions on inspirational books chosen to deepen the Catholic faith. Meetings are the last Wednesday of the month 1:30 p.m. at St. Julia, 251 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines. The September book is Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-646-1995.
Safari Niagara Parish Fundraiser
Safari Niagara in Stevensville is hosting a parish family day on Sunday, September 19 from 12 - 5 p.m. Mention the name of your parish at the admission gate during those hours and entrance will be only $10 per person (normally $34.95). $2 from every ticket sold will be donated back to the parish. Picnic facilities and the splash pad are available. Come out for the afternoon and support the parish.