Posts by Rebecca Atkinson

Posts by Rebecca Atkinson

Pilgrimage to St. Joseph’s Oratory

Celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph, on Tuesday, March 19, by joining us for a pilgrimage to the Oratory in Montreal.  The bus leaves from Our Lady of Fatima Church at 8 am and returns at 6pm. The itinerary includes Holy Rosary, Confession, Holy Mass, Veneration of Relic of St. Brother Andre, lunch and Divine Mercy Chaplet. Spiritual leader: Fr. Lawrence Hyginus, CC. Cost:…

Confession Times for Lent

During this Lenten season, the Sacrament of Reconciliation is available: Tuesdays, after the 7 pm Mass until 8:15 pm Saturdays, 4 pm – 4:50 pm Sundays (except Palm Sunday), 10:15 – 10:50 am Saturday, April 13 (before Holy Week begins) from 3 – 4:50 pm Holy Thursday, April 18,  8:30 – 9:30 pm

Without God, we are nothing: homily

Without God, we are nothing. In our fallen state, we have conditional love ingrained in our hearts. But with God, we can learn to love unconditionally. When Jesus asks us to be merciful as God is merciful, we have the capacity to do it because we have the Holy Spirit present and helping us. To follow Him, we need to acknowledge that we can’t do His work without Him.…

Pancake Supper: March 5

St. Simon’s Ministry will host a Pancake Supper in the atrium on Shrove Tuesday, March 5th.  Pancakes, sausages and fruit will be served.  Due to limited space, we will have two seatings for supper.  The first seating will be at 4:30 pm and the second at 5:30 pm. There will be no cost for the supper although THIS WEEKEND, March 2/3, we are handing out tickets after all…

Lenten study to begin March 11

The Mystery of the Eucharist The Mystery of the Eucharist is a 6-week Lenten study where we will “explore the truth and beauty of Christ’s real presence in the Eucharist, from its origins in Sacred Scripture, to its profound role in the life of the Church and its members.” Sessions are held in the atrium of St. Maurice Parish, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Monday…

Ash Wednesday Services

On Wednesday, March 6, Mass will be celebrated at 9 am and 7 pm. This is a day of fasting and abstinence. Please see the Norms for Lenten Observance outlined here. In addition,  the Stations of the Cross devotion will be prayed on Friday mornings following the 9 am Mass throughout Lent.