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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Prayers of the faithful Celebrant: Dear brothers and sisters, Confident that God listens to our needs, we present our prayers and petitions in faith. That God’s salvation may reach to the ends of the earth through the ministry of the Church, we pray to the Lord. Lord...

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Sunday Announcements September 19, 2021


1. 25th Ordinary Sunday.

Alberta Health has declared a state of public emergency. Again this effects the way we gather for Mass and prayer.

Masks and Physical distancing are Mandatory in the Church.

We are limited to one – third of the seating capacity of our church.

Attendance at weddings and funerals are limited to 50 persons or 50% of the seating capacity of the church.


2. Daily Masses as usual.

Tuesday Sept: 21: Feast of Saint Matthew

Thursday Sept 23: Feast of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina

Friday Sept: 24: Blessed Emilie Tavernier-Gamelin

Saturday Sept 25: Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian


3. The Spiritual Exercises of St. Registration for the Ignatian Spiritual exercises no later than Sunday, Sept 19. For registrations and other details please contact the Peace retreats group. via e-mail at or by phone: (780) 532-7231.


3. 2021 Fall Reflection for parish ministry leaders and Volunteers: The Office of Evangelization and Catechisis plans to organize a series of Reflection Days to re-ignite ministry zeal and to provide support for ministry leaders /volunteers in a post – pandemic church across the Archdiocese. It will be held on Saturday ( 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM) on November 13th at St. Joseph’s Church, GP. For more details kindly contact parish office. Registration forms are available in office.


4. ‘God will provide’, ‘Walking by faith, not by sight’, and “Companions on a journey are two books written by Len Mack Lellan of Valley View parish, in the background of the hardships of people during Pandemic. Each book costs $ 25=00. And the proceeds will go to the church hall building fund of the parish. We encourage you to buy them and support for this cause. There are 10 sets available with the Fr. Michael.


5. 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 you may enter your name in the sign-up sheet that is placed at the entrance of the church.


6. Pilgrimage to St. Joseph’s Churches in our archdiocese. We encourage you to go on pilgrimage together with your family.


For more information: Kindly log in to our parish and archdiocese Facebook page and website. You may contact us: 780-354-241

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

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Tuesday September 14. Numbers 21: 4 – 9 Psalm : 78 John 3: 13 - 17 This liturgical feast has been celebrated since early times. In the 4th century, two churches in Jerusalem were dedicated to the cross on this day and the occasion was commemorated annually. Adopted by...

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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