A message for the Easter season from the Most Rev. Gerard Bergie, D.D., Bishop of St. Catharines, is available below.
The parish of St. Patrick is holding a communal Reconciliation Service April 15, Monday of Holy Week, at 7:00 p.m. This is a Liturgy of the Word with an examination of conscience and the opportunity for individual confessions.
The Diocese of Saint Catharines invites Catholics to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday April 6, 2019 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.
Ash Wednesday schedule (Mass with imposition of ashes):
12:00 p.m. noon
Weekday Mass schedule for Lent:
Monday: 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.
Stations of the Cross:
Friday 7:00 p.m.
Stations are followed by Benediction and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
Jesus fasted and prayed in the desert for 40 days before He began His Ministry. During the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE VIGIL, we follow Christ’s example: we fast and pray and offer sacrifice – from March 6 to April 14, 2019. We give prayerful, peaceful witness at Niagara Falls General Hospital, holding a sign: PRAY TO END ABORTION, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily; sign up with friends and family for one hour.
SIGN UP FOR ONE HOUR TO SAVE A LIFETIME. For further information, contact Annette: 905-325-1251, firstname.lastname@example.org or Angela: email@example.com
The annual St. Patrick's Day Dance takes place Saturday, March 16 at St. Patrick Parish Hall, 4673 Victoria Avenue from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Beef on a Bun - Cash bar - DJ - Irish dancers - raffle prizes - The Good Thymes Irish Band
Tickets $10 per person - available at the church office Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Friends of Carmel are hosting a Trivia Day March 31, 2019 at Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, Doors open at 1:00 p.m.; trivia starts at 1:30 p.m.
Tickets are $20 (includes food) - tickets available at the Mount Carmel Monastery gift store.
The Annual Diocesan Respect for Life Mass will be celebrated by the Most Rev. Gerard Paul Bergie, Bishop of St. Catharines, on the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord, Monday, March 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, 67 Church Street, St. Catharines.
Let us pray together
• for the protection of life in all its stages.
• for greater respect for God’s gift of life.
• for those wounded by abortion.
Reception to follow hosted by the diocesan CWL.
The Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education invites you to join them on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 to celebrate the Annual Benefit Gala supporting students in need and scholarships, with honorary guest, Most Reverend Gerard Bergie, D.D., Bishop of St. Catharines, and special after dinner speaker NHL Legend and Team Canada 72 Member, Pat Stapleton.
For further information visit the diocesan website, call the Niagara Catholic District School Board at 905-735-0240 ext 213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, December 31: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 1: 11:30 a.m.
Note that January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, is a holy day of obligation.