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12 Hours for Palliative Care

May 4, 2017
 12 Hours for Palliative Care – May 4, 2017 – Plan to participate.“Let us not underestimate the power of so many voices united in prayer.” – Pope FrancisThe Catholic Women's League of Canada is once again calling upon this power of prayer through 12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care on May 4, 2017. This is designed to take place as a powerful lead-in to the National Hospice Palliative Care Week of May 7 to 13, 2017 (organized by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association) as a profound witness to the sanctity of human life. Please join in supporting this day of prayer, either on May 4 or on a day during the week of May 7 to 13. The prayer can take place within a parish church, a home or elsewhere. Participation may include a large congregation, a few friends or solitary prayer at home. The 12 hours can be designed around local schedules. A “care kit” of information on the 12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care can be found online at www.cwl.ca or contact your local CWL council.

Pure Witness Fundraising Event

May 3, 2017
Western Canadian Catholic Stewardship Conference, Vancouver June 9-11, 2017Every 2nd year, since 2005, the WCCSC has been hosted by a diocese in Western Canada.  This year the Archdiocese of Vancouver is host.  The theme of the Conference is “Stewards of Christ’s Mission” with the hope that this gathering will help participants encounter Jesus Christ and will inspire them to carry on his mission of making disciples.  This is a weekend of Encounter and Transformation.  Early bird registration of $199.00 ends April 30.  This conference is for all members of the church from Bishops and Pastors, PLD’s, parish leadership and laity.  Please consider attending this conference.  Visit www.wccsc.ca for more information on speakers, topics, registration and venue.The Diocese of Saskatoon will be hosting the 2019 WCCSC.  We are planning an exciting conference.  Save the proposed dates June 7-8-9, 2019.

Pastoral Care Appreciation Evening for Volunteers

May 2, 2017
Pastoral Care Appreciation for Volunteers Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - The Diocese of Saskatoon and Knights of Columbus are sponsoring the annual reception to recognize those involved in Pastoral Care for the Sick, to be held at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Rd., Saskatoon.  Please RSVP to Lois by April 21, (306) 659-5837 or bulletins [at] saskatoonrcdiocese.com

CWL Annual Convention

May 1, 2017
* Saskatoon Diocesan Catholic Women's League Annual Convention will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 at St. Ann's Parish/Watrous Civic Centre in Watrous.  Registration deadline is April 10th. Please contact Sarah Hedlin at (306) 946-2243 or lshedlin [at] yourlink.ca  to register.  We hope to see you there!

100th Anniversary of Fatima - film screening

Apr 30, 2017
100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima - In honour of the 100th Anniversary of the first apparition Our Lady of Fatima on May 13 1917 to three small shepherd children in Portugal -- Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta -- in a little cova in Portugal, asking them to pray the rosary in devotion to her Immaculate Heart, in reparation for sin, for world peace and the salvation of souls. Our diocese will be celebrating the 100th anniversarywith a number of events April 30-May 13, 2017.Sunday, April 30, 7 p.m. – View the Oscar-nominated film The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima at the youth room of the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon – open to young and old, admission by donation. Sunday, May 7 – View the animated movie The Day the Sun Danced (time and location to be announced).Thursday, May 11, 7 p.m. – Family Holy Hour with Eucharistic Adoration and the Sung Rosary by “The Little Flowers” at St. Philip Neri parish, 1904 Munroe Avenue, Saskatoon.Friday, May 12, 7 p.m. – The Story of Fatima evening of prayer, rosary and a candlelight procession at Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon.Saturday, May 13, 2 p.m. – Mass at St. Mary’s Parish, 211 Avenue O South, Saskatoon, in honour of the anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady in Fatima 100 years ago, with Fr. Kevin McGee presiding, followed by an outdoor procession, before a gathering in St. Mary’s Hall for refreshments and entertainment.For more information Email nunesjennifer [at] hotmail.com or call 306-202-9469. Join the Facebook event page for “100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima” to see latest updates.Participation from volunteers, cultural groups, schools and all parishes in the diocese of Saskatoon is welcomed and encouraged! Note: Two of the young shepherds – Francisco and Jacinta Marto – will be canonized by Pope Francis on May 13, 2017 at a Mass in Fatima, on the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s first appearance to the three children. Francisco died in April 1919 at the age of 10 and Jacinta died in February 1920 at the age of 9. The third young shepherd, Lucia Santos, grew up to become Sister Maria Lucia of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart – she died in 2005 at the age of 97.

Support for Persecuted Christians fundraising dinner: RESCHEDULED - New Date is April 30!

Apr 30, 2017
Support for Persecuted Christians: the 4th Annual Fundraiser for Persecuted Christians has been RESCHEDULED!  It will now be held Sunday, April 30 at the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon, featuring an East Indian buffet at 6 p.m., followed by a program and entertainment by guitarist Zeljko Bilandzic. All proceeds go to refugee sponsorship.Before  April 13, Tickets are $25, after April 13, Tickets are $30. A table of eight is $175. For tickets contact Myron at (306) 659-5841 or justpeace [at] saskatoonrcdiocese.com or Nadeem at (306) 717-7725 or savepeace3 [at] gmail.com

Development & Peace, Caritas Canada 50th Anniversary

Apr 29, 2017
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada 50th anniversary celebrations:Event: 5 pm Mass of Thanksgiving and 6:30 pm banquet and programDate:   April 29th, 2017 SaturdayLocation:  St. Mary Parish, Saskatoon, 211 Ave. O South    Banquet ticket price:  $25 / personBanquet ticket purchases:  Please email Justine at dpsaskatchewan [at] devp.org  stating how many banquet tickets you would like.  All tickets must be paid for in advance of the banquet.

Marriage Fusion 2:1 -- A Powerful Marriage Building Experience

Apr 29, 2017
Marriage Fusion 2:1- a powerful marriage building experience - will be held 9 am to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29, as part of A Weekend of Impact April 27-29 -Saskatoon Marriage Network & Doing Family Right present "A Weekend of Impact" April 27-29 at Circle Drive Alliance Church, 3035 Preston Avenue, Saskatoon, featuring Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie.The schedule includes:Marriage 2.0 for couples married 20-plus years, or over age 45 in a second marriage from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($99/couple before April 7);i-Parent from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($10/person) on the topics of leaving a spiritual impact on your kids and raising confident kids; andMarriage Fusion 2:1, a powerful marriage building experience, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29 ($99 per couple before April 7). For more information and to register see: www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.caFor more information and to register see: www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.caNOTE: There is also a session on Thursday, April 27, 2017 for pastors and church leaders on ministering to couples with challenges in their marriages, including the scourge of pornography, presented as an Afternoon with Dr. Dave Currie, with a lunch session 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. on "Life Balance -- Chaos or Connection in Your Most Important Relationships," followed by a session from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on "Overcoming the Battle with Pornography in a Life and Marriage." Cost is $20 at the door - please RSVP at www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.ca

Saskatoon Prayer Breakfast

Apr 29, 2017
 Saskatoon Prayer Breakfast will be held at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 29 at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, featuring “A Message of Hope” from guest speaker Jason Caldwell, and musical guests Brad Johner and the Johner Boys. Tickets: $40 each. Tables of eight are available. Find more information at http://www.saskatoonprayerbreakfast.ca  or call (306) 370-9870.

Theology of the Body Conference

Apr 29, 2017
 * Theology of the Body Conference: April 30 to May 4 – Join St. Therese Institute in Bruno, SK for a Theology of the Body conference led by internationally renowned speaker and author Christopher West. This unique approach to John Paul II’s teaching includes reflections on St. Thérèse of Lisieux that Christopher West only teaches at St. Therese Institute! Early bird rate is $445 – visit www.St-T.ca/TOB or call (306) 369-2555 for more details.

Solidarity of the Heart of Right Relations

Apr 28, 2017
* Development and Peace Saskatchewan Keewatin-Le Pas Region presents: “Solidarity at the Heart of Right Relations” by Harry Lafond, Office of the Treaty Commissioner Executive Director on Friday April 28, at 7:00 p.m. at Queen’s House Retreat Centre. Admission by silver collection. Everyone is welcome

Oremus for Young Adults

Apr 28, 2017
Oremus for young adults (over 19 years) will be held 7-11 p.m. Friday, April 28 at the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon (in Queen of Peace Chapel). This is a time to be still, pray and intercede for the needs of each other, our community and the world. Includes testimonies and some table sharing, followed by social time of beer, wine, refreshments, cards, board games, etc. For more information, contact Colm Leyne at youthmin [at] saskatoonrcdiocese.com or (306) 659-5843.

i-Parent

Apr 28, 2017
iParent - 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 is part of A Weekend of Impact April 27-29 -Saskatoon Marriage Network & Doing Family Right present "A Weekend of Impact" April 27-29 at Circle Drive Alliance Church, 3035 Preston Avenue, Saskatoon, featuring Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie.The schedule includes:Marriage 2.0 for couples married 20-plus years, or over age 45 in a second marriage from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($99/couple before April 7);i-Parent from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($10/person) on the topics of leaving a spiritual impact on your kids and raising confident kids; andMarriage Fusion 2:1, a powerful marriage building experience, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29 ($99 per couple before April 7). For more information and to register see: www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.caFor more information and to register see: www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.caNOTE: There is also a session on Thursday, April 27, 2017 for pastors and church leaders on ministering to couples with challenges in their marriages, including the scourge of pornography, presented as an Afternoon with Dr. Dave Currie, with a lunch session 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. on "Life Balance -- Chaos or Connection in Your Most Important Relationships," followed by a session from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on "Overcoming the Battle with Pornography in a Life and Marriage." Cost is $20 at the door - please RSVP at www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.ca

Sask. Pro-Life Convention

Apr 28, 2017
* Saskatchewan Pro-Life Convention:  Living the Gospel of Life, April 28-29, Moose Jaw, SK.  Guest speakers: Dr. Brett Salkeld, Carla Carlson, Mike Schouten, Jonathon Van Maren and Denae Pellerin. The Banquet will be held on Friday, April 28th at the Church of Our Lady Community Centre, the Convention will take place at the Vanier Collegiate on Saturday, April 29. For more information or to register please call Rosalie at (306) 694-0010. Find more information at: www.moosejawrighttolife.ca  Childcare is available.

Marriage 2.0

Apr 28, 2017
A Weekend of Impact April 28-29 - Saskatoon Marriage Network & Doing Family Right present "A Weekend of Impact" April 27-28 at Circle Drive Alliance Church, 3035 Preston Avenue, Saskatoon, featuring Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie.The schedule includes:Marriage 2.0 for couples married 20-plus years, or over age 45 in a second marriage from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($99/couple before April 7);i-Parent from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($10/person) on the topics of leaving a spiritual impact on your kids and raising confident kids; andMarriage Fusion 2:1, a powerful marriage building experience, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29 ($99 per couple before April 7). For more information and to register see: www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.ca

Retrouvaille: Help for Couples Struggling in their Marriage

Apr 28, 2017
Retrouvaille: Retrouvaille (www.helpourmarriage.com) is a lighthouse for marriages on stormy seas.  If you and your spouse are struggling in your marriage, even if you are separated, know that there is hope.  To iniquire about the next Saskatchewan weekend being held in Saskatoon April 28-30, 2017, please call (306) 652-7155 or email: retrouvaille [at] sasktel.netWhen couples experience difficulties in their marriage, they often feel alone; like there is no one who can help them.  Retrouvaille cares about your marriage.  Please consider registering for the Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vie) program before you consider divorce.  For confidential information about or to register for the April 28-30, 2017 weekend in Saskatoon, call (306) 652-7155 or email: retrouvaille [at] sasktel.net 0 0 1 55 316 Communications, RC Diocese of Saskatoon 2 1 370 14.0 96 800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";} Every marriage can be improved.  Marriage takes a lot of work but if you feel you need a little bit of assistance getting your relationship on a better track, Retrouvaille can help.   

Columbus Bosco Homes Fundraiser

Apr 27, 2017
* COLUMBUS BOSCO HOMES invites you to our Annual Fundraiser  “The Joe Kammermayer Commemorative Dinner” on Thursday April 27 at the Cathedral of the Holy Family Parish Hall on 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon Sk. The dinner is a fundraiser in support the Farm School, the Substance Abuse Education Program and nine Family Support Centers. These programs provide essential support to “at risk” adolescents, pre-school children and families in our community. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m. Dinner is at 6:45 p.m. Entertainment is at 7:30. Tickets are $50  each. The Dessert auction will be the highlight of the evening. Tickets are available from: Chris Sarich  306-343-5640  or 306-221-4686;  Lorne Keller 306-374-6134 or 306-227-7576; or Ernest Boyko 306 260-6273. Thank you for helping keep our programs vibrant and growing.

Saskatoon Marriage Network presents A Weekend of Impact April 27-29

Apr 27, 2017
A Weekend of Impact April 27-29 - Saskatoon Marriage Network & Doing Family Right present "A Weekend of Impact" April 27-29 at Circle Drive Alliance Church, 3035 Preston Avenue, Saskatoon, featuring Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie.The schedule includes:Marriage 2.0 for couples married 20-plus years, or over age 45 in a second marriage from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($99/couple before April 7);i-Parent from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28 ($10/person) on the topics of leaving a spiritual impact on your kids and raising confident kids; andMarriage Fusion 2:1, a powerful marriage building experience, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29 ($99 per couple before April 7). For more information and to register see: www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.ca or call Circle Drive Alliance Church at (306) 373-5445.For more information and to register see: www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.caNOTE: There is also a session on Thursday, April 27, 2017 for pastors and church leaders on ministering to couples with challenges in their marriages, including the scourge of pornography, presented as an Afternoon with Dr. Dave Currie, with a lunch session 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. on "Life Balance -- Chaos or Connection in Your Most Important Relationships," followed by a session from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on "Overcoming the Battle with Pornography in a Life and Marriage." Cost is $20 at the door - please RSVP at www.SaskatoonMarriageNetwork.ca

L'Arche Prayer Night

Apr 26, 2017
 L’Arche Prayer Nights now at Wildwood Mennonite Church (1502 Acadia Drive)We have a new location for our Prayer Nights!  We will now be meeting at Wildwood Mennonite Church, at 1502 Acadia Drive, just north of Taylor Street.The time remains the same: starting at 7 pm, with tea and cookies afterwards.  There are no Prayer Nights on the first Wednesday of the month, or when there is a Gathering.  The dates for our upcoming Prayer Nights are as follows:April 19, 26May 10, 24, 31June 14, 28

CWL City Wide Supper

Apr 26, 2017
 * Catholic Women’s League - Lady of Good Counsel Supper (City-Wide):  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at St. Peter the Apostle Parish, 1121 Northumberland Ave, Saskatoon, with Mass at 5:30 p.m, and potluck supper to follow.  Bring your favourite dish to share with everyone.  All CWL members are welcome. Mark your calendars this event.  There will be a short period of entertainment following the supper.”
 
 

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