22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.
There will be Sunday regular evening Mass this evening at 6:30PM.
Monday Aug 29: The Passion of Saint John the Baptist
Thursday Sept, 1: World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
Friday Sept 2: Blessed Andre Grasset
Saturday Sept 3: Saint Gregory the Great
Father Michael together with all the clergy of the archdiocese will be going away for annual
retreat. Please keep the archbishop and all the clergy in you prayer.
There will be NO WEEK DAY MASSES (Monday Aug 29 – Sept 2 Friday)
Sept 3, First Saturday of the month: Sacrament of Reconciliation at 8:00AM – 8:40AM.
Rosary at 8:40AM. Mass and Devotion to Our Lady at 9:00AM.
Big thanks: A big thank you to the generous donors to the roof project as well as to the
Rheaume Family Foundation for their matching donation of $10,000. We sincerely appreciate
your generosity.
Kindly consider supporting your spiritual home. There are several ways you can contribute.
Pre-authorized debt, directly through your back account, cheques, online transfer. For more on
this program please visit our parish website/archdiocesean website.
Upcoming Events:
Birthday of Our Blessed Mother Mary Sept 8: In view of the Nativity of Our Blessed Mother,
we begin nine days of Novena to Our Lady. This Novena will start from Tuesday Aug 30 th to
7 th Sept Wednesday. Novena sheets are available at the foyer of the church. We encourage you
to participate in the Novena and pray for your family and rest of the world.
Altar Servers Sunday
Parish Family Day: Potluck fellowship meal
Sponsorship Appeal – Chalice Fund –
Ask the Archbishop: Click on the following link to hear the archbishop’s address: Facebook:
Website: www.archgm.ca
New Parishioners: Welcome! Please introduce yourself to parish priest/parish office/pastoral
staff and complete a registration form located in the vestibule of the church.
Baptismal preparations: Contact the parish priest/parish office minimum before 2 months for
preparation and arrangements.
Marriages: By appointment with at least SIX months notice to permit adequate preparation.

Volunteer’s needed for Various parish ministries: If you are interested to volunteers at St.
Mary’s /St. Patrick’s /St. Edmund’s parishes there are positions you can help with!
Liturgy, Celebration of Sacraments

  1. Children’s Liturgy: to teach and monitor /mentors
  2. Altar Servers: Adult and children
  3. Coffee Host/Ministry
  4. Lector/Reader
    5 Musician/Cantor/Singers – Music Ministry
  5. Eucharistic Minister
  6. Sacristans
  7. Funeral Ministry
  8. Care ministry (Visit to the Sick, elderly, disabled, housebound, hospitalized)
  9. Youth Ministry: Music Activity Planning
  10. Adult Sacramental Preparation Team member
  11. Volunteer’s: Teachers/Adults/parents to assist Altar Servers
    Parish Management
    Parish Council Member (PPC) As and when vacancy arise
    Parish Finance Member (PFC) As and when vacancy arise
    Parish Pastoral Core Committee: Members required.
    Building and Grounds Volunteer : Gardening, Lawn Maintenance, Snow Removal,
    Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, labour, construction, design/paining.
    Website: Designing / Photographer, Video maker, Writers, Contributor /Bloggers.
    Cleaning and Vacuuming Interior and outside the Church:
    If you are considering to volunteer: Please fill-up the form that are placed at the foyer and
    submit to parish priest/parish office.
    Upcoming Events:
    CWL executive meeting will be held on Monday, August 22 in church basement.
    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
    Prayer request:
    The sick especially: Johnson Bob, Eva, Colten, Emiley, Eleanor, Orilla and family, Izora
    For the deceased: Ivy Viyolanda