EUTHANASIA PREVENTION COALITION RESOURCE

by Ken Desjardins

EUTHANASIA PREVENTION COALITION RESOURCE: This organization has developed a special call line or help line to assist people who are questioning or contemplating the issue of medical assistance in dying or MAID. The number: The Compassionate Community Care (CCC) helpline, 1-855-675-8749 is a national service for people who are seeking advice, help & support regarding […]

BEST LENT EVER by Matthew Kelly

by Ken Desjardins

Lent comes every year. It’s meant to be a time when we invite God to help us become the-bestversion- of-ourselves. But for many of us, Lent isn’t a transformative experience. It’s just a time when we give up chocolate or something else we enjoy, then go back to it at Easter. This Lent, do something […]

Salt & Light Discovery Camp 2018

by Ken Desjardins

Salt & Light Discovery Camp: will be held outside Fort Frances at beautiful Sunny Cove camp on Rainy Lake from July 2nd – 6th this year. This is a Catholic Bible camp directed by Michael and Kali Brady for youth in grades 7-10. Cost is $180.00. We also need staff and Jr. & Sr. Counselors. […]

old palms

by Ken Desjardins

If you have any old palms, please drop them off at the Parish office and we will burn them to use at our Ash Wednesday Service. Thank you!

new email addresses!!!

by Ken Desjardins

We have switched to TBayTel and have new email addresses!!! Main office – stmarys@tbaytel.net Father Alan – stmarys_pastor@tbaytel.net Kali Brady – stmarys_youth@tbaytel.net

Women’s Cursillo

by Ken Desjardins

Cursillo is a short weekend course that enhances your experience of Christianity and builds Christian community. The next women’s Cursillo is scheduled for February 8 – 11, 2018 at Eagle’s Nest Retreat Centre. It is not too late to apply! For application forms, go to www.cursillo-thunderbay.org or contact anyone you know who has made a […]

Join The C.W.L.

by Ken Desjardins

Why belong? • The CWL is the voice of Catholic women expressing their values and promoting dignity and justice for all. • The CWL is a gift of faith, friendship and support, offering leadership development and affirmation. • The CWL gives members the opportunity to serve God and Canada. Through standing committees, members can feel […]

Marriage Preparation Program

by Ken Desjardins

Are you planning to get married in 2018? St. Joseph’s Parish in Dryden is offering the Marriage Preparation Program the weekend of February 9 & 10, 2018. The deadline to register is January 25, 2018. Please call the Parish Office at 274-5233 as soon as possible if you would like to attend this program.

St. Francis Xavier relic arm set for Canadian tour

by Ken Desjardins

A significant relic of St. Francis Xavier is coming to Canada for a month-long, 14-city pilgrimage beginning with Catholic Christian Outreach’s (CCO) Rise Up conference in Ottawa Dec. 28-Jan. 1. The idea for bringing the relic, the arm of the Jesuit missionary, originated with another Jesuit, Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa, said CCO co-foundress Angèle […]