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Windthorst Fall Supper

Last updated on October 9, 2018

Fall Supper – St. Pius Parish, Windthorst

St. Pius Parish and the Windthorst Knights of Columbus are sponsoring our Fall Supper on Sunday, October 21. 

Fall supper will be held at the Windthorst Community Rec. Centre

from 5 pm - 7 pm.

Adults - $15; Youth 10 & under - $7 and Pre-school: Free.

Event begins on October 21, 2018

Holy Child Bus Trip to Briercrest on Saturday, Dec. 1 Join Sr. Anna Aulie as we travel to Briercrest for the performance "The Heart of Christmas."  Bus will depart from Holy Child at 12 Noon, Performance at 2:30 pm and Turkey Supper to follow at 5:30 pm.  Bus will return after the supper. If anyone is interested in going, please call Sr. Anna at Holy Child Parish at 306-789-8276.

Event begins on December 1, 2018

Presentation on Domestic Violence

Last updated on October 9, 2018

Holy Child Parish will host a presentation on Domestic Violence on Sunday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m.  It will be presented by a staff member of the Domestic Violence Unit of Family Service Regina.  Perhaps you or someone you know are the victim of domestic violence.  Abuse can be physical, verbal, emotional, sexual or more.  You are invited to come and learn more about the different kinds of abuse and what you can do to help yourself or someone you know, whether that is a family member, a friend, co-worker or a neighbour.  Limited childcare will be available.  For more information please call the parish office at 306-789-8276.

Event begins on October 28, 2018

Everyone is invited to attend as we come together for a Prayer Service for “Healing from Clergy Sexual Abuse. The Light Shines Through the Broken Places” is a reminder that although victims are often broken, the light of Christ may shine through their brokenness. The service will encourage us to find the courage to listen deeply and compassionately to those who were wounded in a place where they should have found love.

Friday October 19 @ 7pm St Mary’s parish - Moosomin.

Event begins on October 19, 2018

Are you hurting because of an abortion?

Last updated on September 19, 2018

Rachel’s Vineyard Ministry of SK 2018 Fall Retreat Are you hurting because of an abortion? Rachel’s Vineyard is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Weekend retreats offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where women and men can express, release and reconcile painful post-abortive emotions to begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing. Our next retreat in Saskatchewan will be held on Oct 19-21, 2018.To Register, please contact Elaine at 1-306-480-8911 or email: r.vineyardsk@sasktel.net (Times are subject to change)

Event begins on October 19, 2018

Reprinted from https://www.facebook.com/grandinmedia/ 

By Mickey Conlon, 
Canadian Catholic News
September 13, 2018

From roots planted in the troubled north-central neighbourhood of Regina has blossomed a unique group of youth who are making strides to break the cycle of poverty that is their everyday reality.

The students are graduates of Mother Teresa Middle School, a Grade 6-8 school in the heart of a gritty inner city neighbourhood. From the first class of 17 that began in 2011, 11 students have graduated high school and 10 will commence higher learning this month. Four more will continue their high school studies while one is gainfully employed.

The success stories are quite an accomplishment for students raised in the economically disadvantaged area, with its large Indigenous population, that was labelled Canada’s worst neighbourhood by Maclean’s magazine in 2007.

The area has struggled to shed the label ever since. While...

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The 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae at the beautiful shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Rama, SK was recently celebrated by One More Soul Canada and the Rama parish of St. Anthony. Parents, clergy and professionals sought support and guidance in Christian marriage and family life while the children enjoyed crafts, entertainment, sports and games supplied by Rama’s balloon man, Steven Halifax,  the Myriam Sisters of Regina and Saskatoon Diocesan youth coordinator, Colm Leyne.

The July 13-15th celebration in Rama, focused on the keys to a happy, healthy marriage as Blessed Pope Paul VI wrote in his timely Letter in 1968. Of Human Life clarified and restated the 2000 year old teaching of Holy Mother Church which seeks only the good of her children. “We are deeply convinced that this is truly a great work, both for the world and for the Church, since man cannot find true happiness, toward which he aspires with all his being, other than by respecting the laws inscribed by God in...

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By Frank Flegel, Special to Grandin Media

Their children lead them to Couples for Christ.

Joel and Jo Ong’s children joined a CFC youth group at their local parish in Regina. Now the Ongs themselves have joined – and, in fact, lead – their local chapter of Couples for Christ, a worldwide association focused on charity and strengthening Christian families.

“They have a good program for kids … and the Church teachings help us to grow as a couple,” said Joel Ong, noting that the Regina chapter of CFC has grown to 98 couples from two in 2009.

Couples for Christ advocates traditional marriage and family values, believing that strong marriages lead to strong families which – in turn – build a strong Catholic Church and society.
CFC originated in Manila, Philippines, and today is a lay ecclesial community of than a million members in 122 groups worldwide. In Canada, CFC has 14,000 members, most of whom have a Filipino background.

“An invaluable sign of...

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I am pleased to share with you an advance copy of the CCCB’s statement marking the 50th anniversary of the Encyclical Humanæ Vitæ, which falls on 25 July 2018. The text, titled The Joy of Married Love, presents the teaching of Humanæ Vitæ in an accessible and uplifting style aimed at inspiring and providing encouragement to married couples. It was developed jointly between the CCCB’s Commission for Doctrine and The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF).....

Attached, for your convenience, are a single-page version and one in which the pages are laid out in spreads for printing as a booklet. The statement will also be available shortly on the CCCB website in PDF format. While the CCCB is not providing printed copies, the text can be reproduced and circulated at your discretion, both freely and without charge, within your diocese/eparchy.  


The  Joy of Married Love - single page: iN ENGLISH  or EN...

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Confirmation Season 2018

Last updated on July 24, 2018

By Frank Flegel

“In all my years as bishop, confirmations have never gone quite as well,” said Regina Archbishop Donald Bolen. The Archbishop conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation in 29 parishes throughout the archdiocese this year.

Bolen made the focus of each occasion, “the many ways in which we can come to trust that God loves us, starting with how creation speaks to us, and how the human condition itselfis an expression of God’s love, and culminating in the boundless love of God revealed in the dying and rising of Jesus and the sending of the Holy Spirit.” The children were engaged in a question and answer format that invited them to think about the many ways that God enters into a loving conversation with us, including the sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation.

He said he is always mindful in Confirmation homilies that he is striving to speak to the kids at an age level they can understand, but also speaking to parents, some of whom who may have onlya...

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