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  • Contact

    St. Mary's Parish
    211 Avenue O South
    Saskatoon, SK
    S7M 2R6

    Phone: 306 244 2983
    Fax: 306 242 6461
    stmarysrectory@sasktel.net

    Map
  • Mass Times

    Sunday Masses
    Saturday: 7pm
    Sunday: 9am, 11am,
    1pm Aboriginal Mass with Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish
    4pm mass in Spanish

    Weekday Mass Times:
    Monday to Saturday: 9am
    Wednesday: 9am, 7:15pm


    Perpetual Help Devotions at both Wednesday Masses

    Adoration and Benediction on First Saturdays following the 9:00 AM Mass until 12:00 Noon
  • Reconciliation

    Saturday: 4-5pm, 6-6:45pm
    Sunday: 12:30-1pm (Guadalupe Parish)
    Sunday: 3-4pm in Spanish
    Wednesday: 6:30-7pm

    Or by appointment
  • Office Hours

    Monday to Friday
    8:30am to 12 Noon
    12:30pm to 4:00pm

Pastor’s Weight Loss Challenge

Thanks to all those who contributed towards the pastor’s weight loss challenge. During the time period from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday, Fr. Jon lost a total of 8lbs. By your generosity St. Mary’s will be donating $300.00 to the Saskatoon Food Bank.

Put Your Money Where My Mouth Is!

Each year the Redemptorists sponsor a weight loss challenge to help motivate chubby Redemptorists to lose a few pounds for our good health and for the support of local charities.

Since a few kind friends have reminded me that I have been neglecting my figure I am jumping on the challenge bandwagon and I am inviting you to help me out.

By pledging 50 cents or a dollar (or whatever you would like) per pound lost by me between February 17 (Ash Wednesday) and April 4  (Easter Sunday) to a maximum of 20 pounds you will be motivating me to succeed for my health and for the sake of my chosen charity.

All proceeds from this challenge will be donated to the Saskatoon Food Bank. Help turn my deprivation into food on the table of a family in need.

To make your pledge per pound please email me at jonhansencssr@gmail.com or encourage others by making your pledge public by filling in the comment box below. (Your email address will not be made public)

Check back weekly to see my progress and to send your encouragements.

Thanks for helping me and helping others.

Fr. Jon

February 17, Ash Wednesday…                   The Challenge Begins

February 24, First Check In… Thanks to everyone who is supporting me on this challenge. I had a good week and to date have lost 3.5lbs. Not bad, but we all know the first week is easy. Keeping up the motivation for the long haul is where your support is really going to be appreciated.

March 3, Second Check In… Slow and steady wins the race as the Pastor drops another 1.5lbs this week.

March 10, Third Check In… The Pastor’s resolve faded this week as I dealt with  a bad cold. Gained 2lbs back. Now that I am feeling better I am getting back on track. Keep up your support.

March 17, Fourth Check In

March 24, Fifth Check In

March 31, Sixth Check In…  Total of 7lbs lost

April 4, Challenge Ends…Thanks to all who have supported me through the challenge both with pledges as well as words of encouragement. As many people know losing weight is not easy but I will continue to persevere until I get back to a more healthy weight. For the challenge I lost a total of 8 lbs. Please leave your pledge with the parish office and we will gather it together and make a check for the Food Bank. Once the total is in I will place an announcement here and in the Parish Bulletin. Thanks Again.

Fr. Jon

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