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Call for Volunteers: First Aid Response

St. Maurice is very grateful for the donation of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) by St. John’s Ambulance.  As well, we have been gifted a generous monetary donation by Joan Mulligan, a long-time parishioner of St. Maurice. Joan has been a member of the CWL for 40 years. This donation will help to support this initiative. Heartfelt thanks to Joan. The AED will be…

Lenten Family Workshop: register now!

What: Crafts, activities and resources to help your family celebrate Lent When: Sunday, March 3, 1:30 – 3:30pm Who: Families with children of all ages Where: St. Maurice Parish Atrium What to bring: A snack to share (no nuts please), a free will offering of $10 per family will help to cover costs To register: Leave a message including names of adults, and names and…

World Youth Day Pilgrimage Prayer

As World Youth Day concludes this Sunday, we join in this Pilgrim Prayer, and ask God’s blessing on all participants as they go forth to share the joy of the Gospel. PILGRIM PRAYER Official Prayer for WYD Panamá 2019 Merciful Father, You call us to live our lives as a way of salvation. Help us to recall the past with gratitude, to embrace the present with courage and to…

Dear Parish Family: Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring  Everyone has been getting back to normal after the Christmas Season, resuming our ordinary routine of daily life.  For most of us, this is not an easy readjustment.  To boot, (no pun intended!) there is still a lot of winter ahead. The Church, too, transitions now back into what is named ‘Ordinary Time’. We move from white liturgical colours, which make…

Dear Parish Family: Chocolate Milk Anyone?

On this Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, we can take time to think of our own Baptism, and how it affects our life. One example that is commonly used is that of chocolate milk.  Our gift of life is like milk in a glass. When we are baptized, it is as though a squirt of chocolate syrup is added to the milk.  If nothing more is done, the syrup settles at the bottom of the…

Dear Parish Family – Looking ahead to 2019

Dear Parish Family, Thank you so very much for your generosity in giving Christmas gifts, food, and well wishes.  Fr. Lawrence, Miguel and I are very grateful and we have had a wonderful week.  Fr. Lawrence and Miguel are presently in Toronto visiting family and friends until Sunday.  I will be away in Kitchener from January 1st in the afternoon until January 7. I look…

Dear Parish Family – Merry Christmas!

Dear Parish Family, Merry Christmas! Fr. Lawrence, Miguel and I wish you God’s abundant blessings today and throughout this Christmas Season.  May joy, peace and healing be placed in your hearts by our Loving Father who placed Jesus into our world as the Joy of all Nations, Prince of Peace, with Healing in his wings. Special thanks to all the ministries, especially…