17 th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly
17 th Week in Ordinary Time.
No Mass on Monday July 25 & Tuesday July 26. Wednesday Mass at 9:00AM as usual.
Monday July 25: Feast of Saint James
Tuesday July 26: Feast of Saint Anne and Saint Joachim, Parents of the Blessed Virgin
Friday July: 29: Saint Martha & Lazarus.
Saturday July 30: Saint Peter Chrysologus
World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly: On July 24, 2022 we will celebrate the second
annual World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, instituted by Pope Francis in 2021. The
theme for the day is “In old age they will still bear fruit”. For more information: Please read
“the message of the Holy Father on World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly” in our
St. Mary’s parish Roof Fundraising Appeal: We sincerely thank all those who have
generously contributed for parish roof fundraising. We are inviting you to consider prayerfully
giving a onetime gift of donation/contribution that will go towards re-shingling the Church
If you are able to include a onetime gift along with your regular donation please indicate that
your extra gift is going towards the Church roof.
A generous couple of St. Mary’s Parish has offered to match all the funds we raise to re-shingle
the roof up to the cost of the project! Verseli Construction has been awarded the job for a cost
of $ 19,577.25. We count on your support.
So far St. Mary’s Parish has raised $ 15,090=00 for the Church Roof! Thanks to all who
generously donated to this project!
POPE FRANCIS IN CANADA: Compete coverage July 24 – 29. Details at EWTN.com
‘Walking Together”. The Holy Father will visit Canada from July 24 to July 29, 2022. Pope
Francis’ historic visit to Canada will provide an opportunity for the Pope to listen and dialogue
with Indigenous Peoples and to address the impact of sit residential schools in Canada.
Lac Ste. Anne Pilgrimage is on July 26-29, 2022.
The pilgrimage will be open to registered participants only on Tuesday, July 26 th with limited
access by Park & Ride busses ONLY. To allow enough room for the Papal Visit, camping
and/or parking is NOT allowed on the site until the morning of Wednesday, July 27 th .
Participants will need to arrange camping at other locations before then. No exceptions:
Because of the Holy Father’s visit, the pilgrimage is different this year. Until and including
July 26, you cannot camp at the shrine, but you need free tickets and to access the site via
shuttle bus. July 27 th on, you can access and camp at the shrine as usual, but you won’t see the
Peace Country Gospel Jamboree: Friday July 29 – July 31, 2022: You are invited at
Centennial Museum Beaverlodge.
Northern Light re-subscription campaign: We encourage you to purchase a subscription to
Northern Light either online or by using one of the subscription cards here at the church. And if
you are already a subscriber to this magazine, we encourage you to re-subscribe for a second
year. This unique resource is cherished by its readers – don’t miss out!
St. Martin’s Camp: Visit campstmartin.ca to get the full details and to register and join us –
as a camper or as a volunteer. Registration and sponsorship forms are also available at the
The sick especially: Dwight, Edger, Johnson, Manson, Eva, Colten, Ivy Violanda, Emiley.
For the deceased: Charles Desjarlais,