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La P'tite Pasto (Little Hearts Play Group)

Nov 4, 2017
 La P’tite Pasto (Little Hearts Play Group) is a French parent-child program for families with preschoolers. Through games, songs, art and crafts, little ones discover the beauty of family, nature, friendship, and are gently introduced to the loving presence of God and to Christian values, all in a spirit of fun and in a language adapted to their age. Children must be accompanied by a French-speaking adult. This monthly program begins Saturday Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. in the basement of the parish of Sts. Martyr-Canadiens, 1007 Windsor Street, Saskatoon. Cost: $20 per child / $30 per family. For more info, go to www.littleheartsplaygroup.comTo register, call Diane Murza at 306-664-4779 or Marie-Jeanne Will at 306-290-9990.

RCIA Parish Workshop

Nov 4, 2017
 The RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is the parish-based process whereby local people join the Catholic Church. If you would like to find out how to develop a parish team and to learn more about the process, there will be a workshop hosted in Leader, SK. at Little Flower Parish on Saturday, November 4 from 1:00-4:00 PM. For more information or to register, contact Rita at (306) 659-5831.

Marian Movement of Priests Cenacle

Nov 3, 2017
* Everyone is welcome to the Marian Movement of Priests Cenacle - all are invited to this Cenacle Holy Hour, which consists of adoration, the rosary, benediction, hymns and various prayers, 8 p.m. Friday, November 3rd at St. Michael's Catholic parish #18-33rd St. E., Saskatoon. A Diocesan Cenacle of Prayer will also be held at 3 pm. on Wednesday, November 8 at St. Paul's Co-Cathedral, 720 Spadina Crescent, Saskatoon. For more info contact Edna at: (306) 382-1680.

Contemplative Mass

Nov 3, 2017
* Contemplative Mass will be led by Fr. Kevin McGee  at 7 p.m.  Friday, Nov. 3 at St. Augustine Church, 602 Boychuk Drive, Saskatoon. The rhythm of the Contemplative Mass is a gentle, steady flow, marked by 20 minutes of silence after Communion. It is designated to allow space for reflection and recognition of the intimate presence of Christ who comes to us through scripture and the Eucharist. Silence within this form of worship can feel uncomfortable or awkward, especially when experienced for the first time. We encourage you to relax and rest in the abiding presence of God.

K of C council 8215 35th Anniversary

Nov 3, 2017
Knights of Columbus Council 8215 will be celebrating our 35th Anniversary on Friday November 3 at the Cathedral of The Holy Family at 123 Nelson Road. We invite all past, current council members, past chaplains and widows of members to join us for celebration and fraternity.  For more information and tickets please contact Pat Daley or Andy Wilson. Complete details will be posted on our website 

Basic Bible Seminar

Nov 3, 2017
BASIC BIBLE SEMINAR will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Saturday November 4 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, at St. Paul’s Co-Cathedral, Bishop Mahoney Hall, 720 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon. For more information contact Arnel and Libay Mendoza at 306-260-5249 or Sr. Pinky Aquino Mace at 306-202-8094

29th Annual Michael Keenan Memorial Lecture

Nov 2, 2017
* 29th Annual Michael Keenan Memorial Lecture:  The 2017 Guest Lecturer is Dr. Eric McLuhan, who will be speaking on "Catholicism and Communication: The Sensus Communis, Synesthesia, and the Soul" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at Fr. O'Donnell Auditorium, St. Thomas More College, 1437 College Drive, U of S Campus, Saskatoon. An internationally-known and award-winning lecturer on communication and media, Dr. McLuhan has over 40 years experience. Having worked closely for many years with his father, the late Marshall McLuhan, he has also been deeply involved in exploring media ecology and communications, with his research and insights published in books, magazines and journals. The annual Keenan Lecture honours the memory and achievements of STM's first Dean, Dr. Michael Keenan.

Islam Awareness Day

Nov 1, 2017
* Islam Awareness Day – Saskatoon Police and the Islamic Association of Saskatchewan present Islam Awareness day on Wednesday Nov. 1, drop in between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the new Saskatoon Police Station 76-25th St E. Saskatoon. For more information call (306) 341-8888. All are welcome1 Ask questions, discuss, and meet your Muslim neighbours, taste multicultural food. Everyone is welcome.

When the Saints Go Marching In!

Nov 1, 2017
* WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN! The Catholic Pastoral Centre (located on the second floor of the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon) invites all children and parents/caregivers for a morning of treats, games and fun celebrating our Saints. Come dressed as your favourite saint and take part in a Saint parade! Parents are welcome to dress up too: Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Trick or Treat!

Oct 31, 2017
* TRICK OR TREAT! The Catholic Pastoral Centre (located on the second floor of the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon), invites all children and their parents/caregivers for a morning of trick or treating, games, and fun! Come dressed in your costume October 31st, between 10 am and 11:30 am.

St. Patrick Parish Fall Supper

Oct 29, 2017
St. Patrick Parish Fall Supper:  St. Patrick Parish, at 3339 Centennial Drive, Saskatoon will be having their Annual Fall Supper on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm (doors open at 4:30 pm). Tickets are:  Adults - $15.00, Ages 6 to 12 - $5.00, and Preschoolers - Free (but require a ticket). ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY! Please call the Parish Office at 306-384-1100 for more information. 

Fall Supper: St. Michael's Parish, Saskatoon

Oct 29, 2017
 MICHAEL’S FALL SUPPER will be held on Sunday, Oct. 29: 4:00 and 6:00 pm sittings at St. Michael’s Community School gym, 22-33rd Street East, Saskatoon: $18 for adults, $8 for children between 6 and 12, children 5 and under are free. For tickets, please leave a message at the parish office: 306-242-5150.

Commemoration: 500th Anniversary of The Reformation

Oct 29, 2017
Commemoration: 500th Anniversary of The Reformation - join our Christian community as we gather together for a special celebration at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 at the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon, SK., followed by a reception.Watch Live hereBACKGROUND:2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation.This anniversary offers the Christian family a special opportunity to look back and reflect on the last five hundred years of history in thanksgiving and in confession – recognising our errors, seeking mutual forgiveness, and rejoicing in those efforts we have made toward mutual understanding and respect. This anniversary also encourages us to examine our current context and to look to the future in an effort to find avenues where we can more fully witness together to our common faith in Christ, to work toward Christian unity and work together for the world.The diocese of Saskatoon will commemorate this anniversary alongside our Christian brothers and sisters with an ecumenical worship service to be held at 3:00 p.m. on October 29th, 2017 at the Cathedral of the Holy Family.Leading up to the service, we also invite Christians in Saskatoon and the surrounding areas to study and dialogue about the Reformation using ‘Together in Christ’, a 5-session study series prepared by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB). The first session will be held Wednesday, September 20th at Zion Lutheran Church. The remaining four sessions will be offered twice a week: at a hosting church in the city during the week; and at Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre on Saturday mornings from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm.

Ecumenical Syrian Refugee Fundraiser

Oct 28, 2017
 The Ecumenical Syrian Refugee Committee is sponsoring a Monster Mash Wine and Cheese Halloween Dance at St. Canadien Martyr’s Parish Hall, Saskatoonon Saturday October 28th, 2017. Music by “Slightly off Centre” (60’s, 70’s and 80’s band music.  Tickets $25.00 per person. 8 p.m.-11 p.m.  Light lunch will be served.Costumes are optional, prizes for best costumes.  Tickets available at St.Anne’s Parish, Resurrection Lutheran Church and St. Canadien Martyr’s Parish.

Couples for Christ: Christian Life Program for Saskatoon area

Oct 28, 2017
Couples for Christ presents a Christian Life Program, building the church of the home, building the church of the poor. The Christian Life Program (CLP) has two basic purposes: Evangelization and Spiritual Renewal. CLP is an integrated course leading into a renewed understanding of God's call to us as Christians. The first modules present the absolute basics of Christian life. The second module helps Christians commit their lives in a serious way to Jesus. The third module invites Christians to live in a life in the power of the Holy Spirit.There are 8 Saturday sessions, beginning Saturday, Sept. 9 at St. Patrick Parish Hall, 3339 Centennial Drive, Saskatoon, SK; from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Brod. Timoteo Salovino for more information: 306-717-5711.Visit the CFC Canada website at for more informaiton about the program

CWL Morning Workshop/Afternoon Celebration

Oct 28, 2017
The Saskatoon Diocesan Catholic Women’s League presents “Inspired by the Spirit, Women Respond to God’s Call” featuring a morning workshop by diocesan CWL officers, and an afternoon “Celebration of CWL” presented by Honorary and Life Members on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Gabriel Parish, Biggar, SK. All CWL members are welcome to attend (free will offering for lunch). Please pre-register by Monday, Oct. 23 by calling Lorraine at (306) 948-2714 or Trish at (306) 948-5226.

Marriage Prep. - Catholic Family Services

Oct 27, 2017
Catholic Family Services offers a marriage preparation program, with the next session on Oct. 27-28.  Please call 306-244-7773 for more information and to register. Please check the Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon website for more opportunities for marriage preparation,

A Conversation on Peace II

Oct 27, 2017
A Conversation on Peace II - The conversation will concentrate on Christian sources of human violence and on Christian contributions to overcoming violence in human affairs on October 20 and 27 at Mt. Royal Mennonite Church, 610 Ave. O N, 7-9 p.m.  Participants: Archbishop Donald Bolen, Prof. Roger Epp, Edmonton, Ruth and Walter Klaassen, Saskatoon.  Register at  or call 306-343-6893 or 306-975-0062.

Knights of Columbus 4th Annual Celebrity Dinner

Oct 27, 2017
 Knights of Columbus 4th Annual Celebrity Dinner Event presented by Les and Irene Dubé and hosted by Council 8215 will held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Rd. Saskatoon.  Proceeds will support a maternal room at the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital.  Special guests include Ken Miller, Sylvie and Peter Kot, Dr. Givelichian and Michelle Dubois.  For tickets, please contact Garry Maier, 306-221-5893 or Wayne Koshman, 306-381-3330.  Tickets are $150 per person or a table of 8 for $1,200.

Saints: Foundations: Exploring Our Faith Together

Oct 26, 2017
* Saints - Thursday, Oct. 26 at St. Augustine Parish, 602 Boychuk Drive, Saskatoon, a single two-hour Foundations session, beginning at 7:30 p.m., with facilitator Myron Rogal, coordinator of the diocesan Office of Justice and Peace. Do we tend to see the saints as idols or friends?  This session explores the friendship that Catholics have with the Saints in every season of life. Participants will be left with a challenge of responding to the summons of sainthood as a calling to open ourselves to the love of Christ. Register by contacting Brigid Fuller at (306) 373-3453 or staug.parishld [at] Pre-registration is appreciated; recommended donation is $5, payable at the door. (Foundations: Exploring Our Faith Together is supported by the Bishop’s Annual Appeal. Thank you for your gift to the BAA!)

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