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  1. 09 Feb, 2018
    The 1st hour of our weekly income for God
    Christian Stewardship acknowledges that everything we have and hold comes from God.  All is given to us for our good and the good of the world.  A Stewardship response calls us to return to the Lord the first fruits of all that we have been given.  Traditionally for many, this means the first hour of our weekly income.  At St. Mary's, we are asked to consider this measure of Stewardship as the beginning of our annual parish financial support.  In Manitoba, the hourly minimum wage is currently
  2. 25 Jan, 2018
    Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest
    Thank you to all those who entered our Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest and congratulations to our winners!! Sydney Desmarinas Rafa Deguzman Rafa Del Rosario Xena Gonzales Patricia Santiago
  3. Decorating for Christmas
    17 Dec, 2017
    Decorating for Christmas
    With the 4th Sunday of Advent also landing on the same day as Christmas Eve, little time is left to decorate the church this year.  We are very thankful for all the volunteers who helped get our church ready a week in advance for Christmas.  We had approximately 30 people come out to help and had the decorations up in just under 2 hours - proof that many hands make light work!
  4. Pancake Breakfast with Santa
    10 Dec, 2017
    Pancake Breakfast with Santa
    On Sunday, December 10, 2017, the Knights of Columbus hosted a Pancake Breakfast for our parish.  They even invited Santa, who stopped by to make sure that the children know  the real meaning of Christmas - Jesus!
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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!
  8. 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.
  9. 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. ​
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. 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

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