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  1. Advent Confessions 2017
    01 Dec, 2017
    Advent Confessions 2017
    Advent Confessions (Reconciliation Service) at the Cathedral will be available on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:00pm.  Other parishes will also be holding reconciliation services throughout Advent. The Advent 2017 Schedule for the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Central Winnipeg Deanery can be found here: http://www.archwinnipeg.ca/wcm-docs/docs/central_deanery_advent_reconciliation_2017.pdf  To better prepare ourselves to receive this sacrament, below is an Advent Examination of
  2. 14 Nov, 2017
    CWL—Conscience Rights
    St. Mary’s Cathedral Parish CWL council will be hosting Mr. Tim Scatliff to speak on the subject of conscience right at 1:00pm November 26, 2017 in the Church proper. He presently serves as the Culture of Life Director for the Knights of Columbus Manitoba State and a board member of Winnipeg Life Vision, Life Vision Manitoba and Life Canada. All are invited to attend this important and informative presentation. Refreshments will be served in the hall after the presentation. ​Tim Scatliff Tim
  3. All Saints' Party 2017
    05 Nov, 2017
    All Saints' Party 2017
    Thank you to all those who came out and enjoyed our All Saints party! A special thank you to the volunteers and coordinators who helped make this event a great success. We look forward to next year's event!
  4. St. Elizabeth's Cathedral Closet
    24 Oct, 2017
    St. Elizabeth's Cathedral Closet
    As baptized Christians, we are united together as God's family.  We are called to love and care for one another, especially in times of need. Some among us in our Parish are new to Canada and preparing for a cold winter, some of may us may be needing something professional for a job interview, others may be needing new clothing for their children but living paycheck to pay check, others among us may simply be going through a rough period.  On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, we launched "St.
  5. All Saints Pizza Party
    22 Oct, 2017
    All Saints Pizza Party
    Our 2nd annual All Saints’ Pizza Party will be held on Sunday, November 5th from 1PM until 3PM in our parish hall.  Come dressed as your favourite saint for a chance to win a prize!  Games, treats and activities with prizes are planned for a fun and safe afternoon for our community.   Please enter through the Hargrave St. entrance.  There will be a freewill offering at the door for the pizza lunch. ​
  6. 26 Aug, 2017
    A Pilgrimage of Faith to the Holy Land
    October 14th - 25th, 2018 with Fr. Geoffrey Angeles Total Pilgrimage price including hotel, air travel, tours, taxes and some meals will be approximately $5,000 per person, based on double occupancy.  Information and booking meeting on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at St. Mary's Cathedral Hall, following the 11:30am Mass.  There are only 22 spots available for this pilgrimage opportunity, therefore a $500 deposit and a copy of your passport will be required at booking on October 15th, 2017.
  7. Let There Be Light - Completion Gift Phase
    13 Aug, 2017
    Let There Be Light - Completion Gift Phase
    Updated:  Thursday, August 17, 2017 Fellow parish members and visitors, I am pleased to announce that, in less than 2 weeks, we reached our target goal as we raised the amount needed to cover our shortfall of $37,500!  In other words, our 'Completion Gift Phase' to finally close our 'Let There Be Light" campaign came to its final conclusion as we have gratefully received the required number of financial gifts and pledges. It goes without saying that our community can now breathe a huge sigh
  8. Children's Day Camp
    20 Jul, 2017
    Children's Day Camp
    Thank you to all who helped in making our annual Summer Day Camp with the Mother Teresa Sisters of Charity a success!  This year, we hosted 120 children on two separate occasions and both days were memorable experiences for these children - among whom are either refugee or new immigrants living in our downtown core.
  9. 16 Jul, 2017
    Parish Event - Birthday Celebration
    A Message from Fr. Geoffrey: Dear parishioners of St. Mary's Cathedral, Thank you for participating in the celebration of my 40th birthday last Sunday. I am truly humbled after witnessing the 300 plus people who were present at the luncheon event.  So many efforts were made into making this event possible and I am confident in saying that a wonderful and fun time was enjoyed by all!  Thank you to the many donors, sponsors and helpers, whose generosity of time, talent and treasure enabled this
  10. Synod Focus Commission Reports Now Available
    22 Jun, 2017
    Synod Focus Commission Reports Now Available
    Excerpt from the Archdiocese Website:  The Archdiocese of Winnipeg Synod Secretariat is pleased to announce that the Second Phase of preparations for the Synod of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg is nearing completion. The nine Focus Commissions met several times over the last few months to generate draft reports. The nine draft reports below are in .pdf form and can be viewed online or printed. For those without access to a printer, please request printed copies of the desired report(s) from your
  11. 02 Jun, 2017
    New Personnel Appointments
    This week's bulletin insert is a Memorandum from Archbishop Richard Gagnon announcing pastoral appointments which will be effective July 1, 2017 (unless otherwise noted).  1. Reverend Wayne G. Morrissey becomes Pastor of St. John Brebeuf Parish in Winnipeg. 2. Reverend Leo M. Fernandes becomes Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Virden & Paroisse St-Jean in Grand-Clairiére. 3. Reverend Barry D. Schoonbaert becomes Pastor of Christ the King Parish in Stonewall, St. Joseph's Parish in Stony
  12. Christian Family Life Essay Winners
    02 Jun, 2017
    Christian Family Life Essay Winners
    Winners Kirstin Caguioa (second from left) and Richard Ilagan (middle) Serra club has put on an essay contest for youth to describe their perspective on Christian family life. This contest was open to youth in our diocese and two students in our catechism program were awarded 2nd and 3rd place. Congratulations to Richard Ilagan and Kirstin Caguioa! Below are the winning entries:  Introduction Hello, my name is Richard, and this is my writing assignment about Christian family life. I am going
  13. 28 May, 2017
    Blessing of Pilgrims
    Let us continue to pray for the safety and well being of our parish family members who are on pilgrimage in the Holy Land: Lorna Castillo, Lita Daet-Dellova, Ernie Gagnon, Pat Stepanuik, Virginia Saclayan, Kristine Abrenica, Luz Bernus, Helena Fitzgerald, John Rodrigues, Pat Gagnon, Bill Wachko, Claire Abrenica, Fr. Geoffrey Angeles, and Eduardo Bernus.
  14. March for Life
    11 May, 2017
    March for Life
    On Thursday, May 11, 2017, this year's March for life event began with Mass at 10:30am followed by a walk to the Legislative Grounds for a peaceful pro-life rally.  The three Archbishops joined us as we heard testimonies and joined in prayer.  Read more on the Archbishop's Blog: http://www.archwinnipeg.ca/blog_details.php?blog_id=243&year=2017
  15. 08 May, 2017
    Marriage Preparation Experience
    We wish to acknowledge the following couples in our parish who just completed our 5 week Marriage Preparation Experience.  Please keep these couples in your prayers: Elizabeth Carlson and Joseph Manathara Mary Cruzat and Matthew Hicks Ma. Conception De Borja and Paul De Borja Jennifer Eserio and Warren Tolledo Maria (Tinay) Marcelo and Nicolas Sevilla Alycia Praznik and Brent Hardy Melissa Reimer and Mwansa Bwalya Janeth Restar and Frederic Ty Jilly Santome and Adriel Agpalza Leslie Ventura and
  16. Catechism Wind-Up
    06 May, 2017
    Catechism Wind-Up
    Thank you to all the parents, students and catechists that helped make this catechism year a great success.  Your dedication and sacrifice to building a community of faith is a wonderful example of discipleship.

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