St Mary's Church

Beaverlodge, St. Edmund's Hythe, St. Patrick's Rio Grande, Horse Lake Reserve

“We are called to nurture Life and Spirit”

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The Brown Scapular consists of two small pieces of cloth, typically wool,connected by two long cords worn over the head and resting on the shoulders.What is the history of the Brown Scapular?According to tradition, over 700 years ago Our Blessed Mother appeared to...

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Sunday Announcements July 25, 2021

1. 17 th Sunday in Ordinary Time. World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
Monday July 26: Feast of Saint Anne and Saint Joachim.
Thursday July 29: Feast of Saint Martha
Friday July 23. Feast of Saint Peter Chrysologus
There will no week days Masses from Tuesday July 27 – Friday July 30. Father will be
away from parish.
2. Save the date Saturday August 21, Roadside Clean-up: It will be on Saturday, August 21,
as we had announced earlier. We will likely be starting at 9AM, like last year. Please pray for
favorable weather. A sign-up sheet is placed at the entrance of the church. If you are interested
to volunteer, that will be great. For more details please contact Mia 780-933-5478 or parish
3.The archdiocese has launched monthly magazine called “Northern Light”. Free printed
editions of July month magazines will be placed at the back of the church, once we receive them.
It is monthly, in a year, ten issues. You are welcome to subscribe the same either electronic or
printed editions ( or Both). Annual subscription will be $ 60.00.
4 Sign-up sheets for certain chores of church maintenance are put up at the entrance of the
church. Volunteers are needed, for various ministry in our parishes, especially for children’s
liturgy, (will start in fall) readers, ushers, yard maintenance, church cleaning, vacuuming. If you
are interested to share responsibility and extend your helping hand please contact parish office or
Fr. Michael
5. Pilgrimage to St. Joseph’s Churches in our archdiocese. Summer is the best time to go on
pilgrimage with your family.
6. We are please to announce that the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage will be held at the Girouxville
shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes for the feast of the Assumption of Mary. Devotions and liturgies
begin Friday evening, August 13th at 7:00pm and will end Sunday afternoon with the Divine
Mercy Chaplet. Information is available on the archdiocesan website and pamphlets have been
made available at many of our churches.
Thank you for all of your help in promoting this pilgrimage. For more details:
Here is the link::
A list of the events that will be celebrated in Girouxville from August 13-15 can be found
7. Photograph’s taken at celebrations in parishes may be used in Northern light, with approval.
However, photographers are requested to get permission from those into pictures if those pictures
could be shared in public.

8. This Sunday, July 25  2021 is the  First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly,
declared by Pope Francis. – (One day before the Feast Day of Saints Joachim and Anne).
 The theme of this first World Day is “I am with you always” (cf. Mt 28:20). Here is a video
from CCCB that highlights the theme. "It seeks to encourage young people, families, and
communities to draw near and to spend time with grandparents and the elderly, cherishing their
essential role for the Church and society."  
Video –
More resources developed by the  the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life  in preparation for the
special day are :
Pastoral Guidelines for the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
A Prayer for the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
Liturgy Notes for the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
A Message from the CCCB Standing Committee for Family and Life First World Day for
Grandparents and the Elderly (pdf)
Kindly share this information as far as wide you can with your friends, families.
God bless the grandparents and the elderly in all our parishes. 
We keep them in our prayers.
Blessings on you! Have a wonderful week end.
For more information: Kindly log in to our parish and archdiocese Facebook page and website. You may contact us: 780-354-2414.

Mass Times

New Sunday Mass Times for St. Mary’s Church During The New Covid-19 Restrictions:

Saturday at 4:30PM ~ Sunday at 11AM, 4:30PM and 6:30PM

St. Mary’s – Beaverlodge

Weekday Mass: 

Tuesday – Friday: 9:00am

Sunday Mass:

11:00 am,  if necessary we may have one more Mass after.

First Saturday of the month:

9:00 am

St. Edmund’s – Hythe

10106 0102 Ave, Hythe, AB

1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays: 9:00 am

2nd, and 4th Sunday Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 7:30pm

St. Patrick’s – Rio Grande

705012 RR 121, Rio Grande, AB

2nd & 4th Sunday: 9:00 am

1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 7:30pm

Eucharistic Adoration

Fridays immediately after the 9:00am Mass

School Mass

Every fourth Friday of each month
(no adoration on these Fridays)

Christian Meditation

Thursday at 11:00am
United Church Beaverlodge (Ecumenical prayer)



Confessions will be heard half hour before all Masses and anytime upon request.

Rosary for Peace

The CWL invites all to join them in the recitation of the Rosary on every Tuesday after the 9 am Mass, St Mary’s Church

St. Edmund’s prays the Rosary every Thursday at 4:30pm

Parish Pastoral Council
2nd Wednesday 7:00pm

Catholic Woman’s League
Beaverlodge: 1st Wednesday 7:00pm
Rio Grande: members will be notified

Knights of Columbus
3rd Sunday 10:00 am

Fr. Michael’s Reflections

About Us

Pastor:    Father Michael Dias

Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am – 3pm

CHURCH: 416-11 St.

RECTORY OFFICE: 1107-1 Ave. West


PHONE: 780-354-2415 FAX: 780-354-2414

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