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Christmas Eve Pageant

This year’s Christmas Eve pageant will be held at the 4:30pm Mass on Christmas Eve. If any or all of your children are interested in participating, we will be having our first meeting on Nov. 25th directly after the 9 am Mass. We will meet by the statue of Mary right after Mass for sign up and more information. If you have any questions, please contact Ruth:…

The Holy Hour: Almsgiving Project

The Holy Hour is holding its annual Almsgiving Project throughout the month of November. We invite you to remember your deceased family members and loved ones by making a donation to CAREFOR. Carefor Health and Community Services is a registered charity home health care and community support service to the residents of Eastern Ontario. Carefor, established in 1898, was…

Sandwich Program for Shepherds of Good Hope

The St. Maurice CWL will be starting its Sandwich Program for the Shepherds of Good Hope (http://www.sghottawa.com/current-campaigns/ ) in the second week of November. We run the program for the season provided that the daily temperatures remain below approximately 4 degrees during the day. We are requesting donations of any type of sandwiches( no lettuce ) each week for…

Spares Needed for Adoration Chapel

Many St. Maurice parishioners have access cards for the adoration chapel and are regular casual adorers. I am appealing to all casual adorers to please consider filling in once in a while for a committed adorer who can not make it to their regular vigil hour. These hours could be any time between 6 am and 11 pm. All that is required is your consent to receive an email,…

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

This week, 70 children began their weekly participation in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) in the Mercy Gate Atrium at St. Maurice Parish. A team of 11 catechists will facilitate all three levels of this spiritual and religious formation for children in Level 1 (3-6 years), Level 2 (6-9 years) and for the first time, Level 3 (9-12 years). Please keep us all in…