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O Canada

Canada turns 152 this July 1st.  We witness continued moral decline, breakdown of traditional marriage and family, legalization of and an increase in medically assisted suicide, and most lamentably, the lack of protection for the life of unborn babies.  Christian witness and prayer for our beloved country is needed more than ever.  What can we do? To think that only 72…

Dear Parish Family

As we celebrate the reality of Jesus’ presence among us in the Holy Eucharist, we can reflect on a few things.  The Eucharist is a Thanksgiving Offering; an intimate communion with our living God, and a sign of unity.  Therefore, let us take time to think of all the things for which we are thankful.  We can set aside any resentment, bitterness, sadness and disappointment,…

Sacramental Preparation Notes

First RECONCILIATION/First COMMUNION PREPARATION:  If you wish your child to receive the sacraments of FIRST RECONCILIATION and FIRST COMMUNION at St. Maurice Parish this school year, our program is the required program of preparation.  Please register your child online at https://tinyurl.com/y6at9xyz. Children and parents will begin the regular monthly program together…

Sacramental Preparation Update (May 10, 2019)

Dear Families, Good afternoon!  It was great to see you all on Wednesday evening!  Please read the e-mail below carefully, as it includes updates on activities/assignments for last week and this coming week, as well as other important information about First Communion. Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions. Homework for the week of May 9-May 14 Required…

May, the month of Mary: Reflection

May is a month dedicated to our Blessed Mother, Mary. In his encyclical Spe Salvi (on Christian Hope), Pope emeritus Benedict XVI reminds us that Mary is a star of hope for us: (49.) With a hymn composed in the eighth or ninth century, thus for over a thousand years, the Church has greeted Mary, the Mother of God, as “Star of the Sea”: Ave maris stella. Human life is a…