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

    Phone: 306 244 2983
    Fax: 306 242 6461

  • 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
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July 2013

Bulletin Announcements

SODALITAS: Please note that there will be no gathering during July & August.  We will resume on September 14, 2013.

ST. MARY’S PARISH AUCTION IN SUPPORT OF PARISH NURSE MINISTRY is really just around the corner! We are asking all parishioners this summer to consider donating new (or gently used) items that we can sell at our auction. You can help support this great event in two ways—by asking businesses to donate items for the sale and by attending the auction with your friends and relatives! Sr. Carol, our parish nurse, reaches out to many people in our neighborhood with the work that she does. Help bring hope to the residents of our community by supporting the Parish Nurse Ministry. If you have any questions, please call Ryan at 244-2983. Remember—the auction is on Saturday, October 19th at 10:00 a.m.!

 ST. MARY’S HARVEST SUPPER will be held on September 29, 2013 at 5:00pm in the parish hall.  Ticket prices are $13.00 for adults and $6.00 for children age 5 –10.

Home Ministry of Care

We have now moved into those long warm sunny days of summer and our thoughts turn to all the joys of the season.  I offer up the prayer that we all will have homes that are places of relaxation, joy, love, peace and safety.  Have a wonderful July everyone and come back refreshed in mind and body.

Carrie Witzel

 My Second Easter in the North – The Mackenzie/Fort Smith Diocese

by Fr. Steve Morrisey C.Ss.R.

 St. Clement (our 2nd founder) dreamed of taking the Congregation across the Alps and one day as far as North America.  He dreamed big dreams and lived bold ideas.  Our lives invite us to do the same.  Through our ministry and living our vocations as members of The Edmonton-Toronto Province in Canada, we are all called to help the Canadian portion of that dream come true.  Since my first vocation weekend (some 25 years ago) at Holy Redeemer College in Windsor, ON, St. Clement has been a fixture in my daily prayer.  I remember (with great fondness) looking at those large paintings of our principal saints.

 A portrait of St. Clement, and paintings of our other Saints, were all hanging in the front corridor of HRC in Windsor, ON.  As I gazed upon these magnificent paintings I could not help but be aware that these men have influenced so many in the past and hope that they will continue to influence others, well into the future.  I remember dreaming and hoping then, as I do now, that they will also play a huge role in my life.  Part of St. Clement’s inspiration made its way into my life via Brother Albert Power.  I got to know Brother Albert on that vocation weekend and spent many hours praying with him and talking with him after those first days.

During my novitiate year, and then for years after, he often spoke about the influence Clement had in his life, an influence he was very pleased to share, an influence that rubbed off on me.  I was blessed to be ordained to the priesthood on March 15, 1996, while the entire Church was simultaneously invited to celebrate his feast day.

When hands were placed upon my head and I was anointed with oil, a memory was etched into my heart and mind, a memory that will never be forgotten.  Being ordained to the Priesthood on March 15, 1996 is a never ending part of that memory.

That moment in my life, which happened some 17 years ago, is something I get to thank God for each and every day.  March 15 will always be a special day in my life thanks to the inspiration that I gained from St. Clement, an inspiration which has been given to all of us.  An inspiration which rests at the heart of our call (to preach the Gospel anew) for the quadrennium.

St. Clement really entered my heart and it is from his actions and words that I feel blessed to live and preach the good news, not just at this particular moment in time, but always.  It is from his inspiration that I share in the great missionary call to bring the good news to the far north.  It is with his inspiration that I am blessed to share these few words from my last trip to the North.  St. Clement was my inspiration in prayer when I was first blessed to go to Fond du Lac in 2012, he was my guide as I journeyed to the Beaufort (a region we heard about at Chapter) at Christmas 2012 and New Years (2013) and with each step I took and each word I spoke over Holy Week and the moments of the Triduum in Fond du Lac again in 2013.

As I wrote before, God’s Grandeur is more than alive in the far North!  I sure do feel blessed to have had the chance to pray with the people of the North, to celebrate the Sacraments with them and enjoy the nature which surrounds their community.

 Mass Intentions

Monday, July 8  9:00 a.m  †Cornie Rhode

Tuesday, July 9  9:00 a.m  †Marie Perret

Wednesday, July 10    9:00 a.m  †Leonie Keindle

7:15 p.m  †Andrea Brisebois

Thursday, July 11    9:00 a.m  †Camile & Emily Demeester & Family

Friday, July 12  9:00 a.m  Ines Pascoal

Saturday, July 13    9:00 a.m  †Luigi Mazza

7:00 p.m  Denise Briere & Theresa Durecvic

Sunday, July 14  9:00 a.m  †Maria Fontes Andrade

11:00 a.m  For the Parish

Monday, July 15  9:00 a.m  Bernadette Provost

Tuesday, July 16  9:00 a.m  †Natalie Melo & †Joe Moreira

Wednesday, July 17  9:00 a.m  †Reg Hatchen

7:15 p.m  †Alex Dekovic

Thursday, July 18  9:00 a.m  †Donatina Pellettieri

Friday, July 19  9:00 a.m  Murray Family

Saturday, July 20  9:00 a.m  Michael Prystupa

7:00 p.m  †Elaine Boyle

Sunday, July 21  9:00 a.m  †Joe Bairos & Family

11:00 a.m  For the Parish

Monday, July 22  9:00 a.m  †Manuel Soares & †Virginia Figueiredo

Tuesday, July 23  9:00 a.m  In Thanksgiving

Wednesday, July 24  9:00 a.m  Manuel & Ines Moreira

7:15 p.m  †Dianne Fix-Klemp

Thursday, July 25  9:00 a.m  †Peter & †Mary Selsky

Friday, July 26  9:00 a.m  †Antonio & †Joe Figueiredo

Saturday, July 27  9:00 a.m  †Natalie Melo & †Joe Moreira

7:00 p.m  †Antonio Gomes

Sunday, July 28  9:00 a.m  †Fr. David Cottingham C.Ss.R.

11:00 a.m  For the Parish

Monday, July 29  9:00 a.m  †Jose, Marie & Tony Figueiredo

Tuesday, July 30  9:00 a.m  †Camile & Emily Demeester & Family

Wednesday, July 31  9:00 a.m  †Moreira Family

7:15 p.m  †Joseph

Thursday, August 1  9:00 a.m

Friday, August 2  9:00 a.m

Saturday, August 3  9:00 a.m

7:00 p.m  †Fr. David Cottingham C.Ss.R.

Sunday, August 4  9:00 a.m  †Joe Bairos & Family

11:00 a.m  For the Parish

Monday, August 5  9:00 a.m  Murray Family

Tuesday, August 6  9:00 a.m  †Maria Fontes Andrade

Wednesday, August 7  9:00 a.m  †John & Ines Pascoal

7:15 p.m  †Ferdinand Frias

Thursday, August 8  9:00 p.m  †Victor Andrade

Friday, August 9  9:00 p.m  In Thanksgiving

Saturday, August 10  9:00 p.m  Michael Prystupa

7:00 p.m  †Camile & Emily Demeester & Family

Sunday, August 11  9:00 a.m  †Elaine Boyle

11:00 a.m  For the Parish