Posts by James Shaw

Posts by James Shaw

Dear Parish Family – Esa’s Story

Greetings in the Lord. For the four Sundays of Advent, I would like to share four examples of people in our own parish who have experienced God breaking into their hearts and lives in a wonderful way.  Advent is a preparation time for the Feast of Christmas; the moment when Jesus, the Dawn from on high, broke upon our world in darkness.  I hope that these testimonies will…

Christmas Mass Times

Mass schedule December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019 Christmas – Nativity of the Lord Monday, December 24 4:30 pm (Children’s Mass with pageant) 7:00 pm 9:00 pm (with incense) Tuesday, December 25 9:00 am 11:00 am Weekday Masses (All weekday masses begin at 9:00 am) Wednesday, December 26 – Feast of St. Stephen, First Martyr Thursday, December 27…

Help Decorate the Chalice Christmas Tree

Beginning on the first Sunday of Advent, parishioners will have the opportunity to help support those in need by purchasing a $5 ornament for the Chalice Christmas tree. Funds will be used to purchase items including farm animals, seeds, school supplies, food and vitamins. Please note: Tax receipts will NOT be issued for this $5 donation. If you wish to make a larger…

Christmas Flowers

Donations towards the purchase of flowers for the altar in memory of your deceased relatives & friends are welcome. Please use the designated offering envelope in your box next weekend, or pick up the specially marked envelopes located on the mezzanine. Please Note: The names of loved ones will not be printed in the bulletin this year. There are many people being…

Introducing… Family Ministry!

Introducing an exciting new ministry at St. Maurice Parish! Family Ministry SUPPORTING FAMILIES BY FOSTERING COMMUNITY, GROWING IN OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND CELEBRATING OUR CATHOLIC FAITH TOGETHER. Family Ministry was formed to create opportunities for families of all ages to connect with other families within the parish and deepen our faith life together. Ministry events…

Christmas Postage Stamps

A message from the CWL The Catholic Women’s League would like to inform you of the following information concerning “Christmas Postage Stamps.” On November 2, Canada Post issued its 2018 Christmas stamp. A more contemporary and simple sort of folk art has been chosen this year. Away in a Manger, has at the centre, baby Jesus nestled in his crib with the Christmas Star…