News and Notes: 2021.03.10

News and Notes: 2021.03.10

Stations of the Cross 

Join Fr. Rob and Fr. John as they pray the Stations of the Cross on Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. during Lent.  No pre-registration is required to attend in person, although seating is limited to 30% capacity according to the public health guidelines.  To participate online, please go the Parish’s Facebook page or YouTube Channel. 

Wednesday Evening Prayer  

A reminder that you can join Fr Rob and Fr John in evening prayer every Wednesday at  

4:45 p.m. during Lent.  You can find evening prayers by downloading the “i Breviary” App from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Easter Vigil – New Time 

In accordance with the directive received from the Archdioceses, the Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 3rd  will begin at 8:00 p.m. 

Please visit out events calendar for all our Holy Week schedule.

Registration for Holy Week and Easter Services  

A reminder that registration to attend in person or via Zoom services during Holy Week and the Easter Triduum opens on March 15 at 9:00 a.m. 

Spring Ahead!  

Daylight Savings starts on Sunday, March 14th.  Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour!  

The Year of St. Joseph 

The Holy Father recently announced the Year of St. Joseph.  Father Rob will be consecrating the parish to St. Joseph on March 19 at the 9:00 a.m. Mass. 

We encourage you to prepare your hearts to celebrate the feast day by praying the St. Joseph Novena for the nine days beginning March 10. is a great online source to learn more about St. Joseph.  The film, “God’s Doorkeeper”, is one we recommend as it recalls the life of St. Brother Andre’s life of service to God at St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal. 

Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord – Our Feast Day – March 25 

The pandemic is not going to stop our parish community celebrating our parish feast day on Thursday, March 25.  We will be celebrating Mass at 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.  Join us in person, on YouTube, or via Zoom.  Registration to attend the 7 pm Mass, either in person or via Zoom, is now open.  There is no pre-registration for the 9 am mass.  

We encourage you to celebrate this wonderful day by having a special dinner with your family bubble.  As it is the Solemnity of the Annunciation, this is a day when you are exempt from your Lenten observance.  Have fun and your show gratitude to Mary by making a joyful noise in her honour! 

Knights of Columbus Lenten Food Drive 

Don’t forget to bring your food donations.

If you are able, please consider dropping off Non-perishable food items in the Parish hall in designated area on your way to Mass or anytime Monday to Friday between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM. 

“..for I was hungry and you gave me food…” Matthew 25:25 

Drive-by Communion  

Reception of Holy Communion is available on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for those attending a live-streamed, recorded or via zoom Mass.