Regina Deanery

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On Sunday December 27th, the parishes of Little Flower and Holy Cross came together for a wonderful celebration to honor Father Jose Periyilkatte on the 20th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood.  About 160 parishioners and friends, along with Father Marcel George, Father Ken Koep, Father Norm Marcotte and Father John Weckend gathered at Little Flower hall for a wonderful roast beef supper, followed by a short program to help Father Jose celebrate this momentous occasion.     The evening was jointly emceed by Lori Garchinski and Carol Kuntz representing... more
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FILIPPINO SIMBANG GABI CHRISTMAS

Last updated on Fri, 2016-01-15 11:33
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Holy Child Church, December 23, was packed with about 300, almost all Filipino people, who came to celebrate the last day of Simbang Gabi (Christmas Novena).  The nine-day event began December 15 and attracted an average of 250-300 people according to Holy Child Pastor Reverend Danilo Rafael who is of Filipino heritage. “I started this nine years ago when I was at St Mary’s,” he said in an interview with the PM. “I wanted to bring a little bit of our tradition here.” He took the tradition with him when he transferred to Holy Child.The December 23 celebration was sponsored by the Regina... more
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Riffel High Tops in Canada!!!

Last updated on Wed, 2015-12-09 09:57
They did it again! For the fifth year in a row, students at Riffel Catholic High School collected 20, 375 pounds of food for the Regina and District Food Bank through the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign, beating last year’s record of 19, 132 pounds and again were tops in Canada. Cash donations are also accepted with each dollar converted into $3 of buying power. Using that calculation the total food collected amounted to 27,308 pounds. With this year’s collection the Riffel community has brought in close to 90,000 pounds for the Regina Food Bank.FCC Drive Away Hunger National Coordinator Julie... more
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Praise In The Park

Last updated on Thu, 2015-09-17 15:14
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It couldn’t have been a better day for Praise in the Park II which took place in Victoria Park, Saturday September 12. Bright sun, little wind and a temperature that spent most of the day in the high 20s reaching plus 31 at one point attracted about 2,000 people over the course of the day and evening to listen to eight highly energized praise bands from various Regina Christian churches. “We are here to demonstrate our faith together,” said Sonlight Christian Reformed Church Pastor Charles Kooger in his opening remarks. “Before Christ died on the Cross he prayed that we all might be one... more
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Sod Turning For New Schools

Last updated on Sat, 2015-09-12 11:23
Six gold painted shovels dug in, officials made speeches, children watched and the three new joint-use schools project officially got underway. The Catholic school to be built on the sod turning site in the newly developing south east area known as The Greens On Gardiner will be named St. Elizabeth. The public school is yet to be named.It was a bright, sunny and warm day as the Minister of Education Don Morgan, Catholic School Board Chair Rob Bresciani, Public School Board Chair Katherine Gagne, J.U.M.P. Director Sheldon Ramstead and Grade five students... more
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Regina Catholic Teachers Celebrate

Last updated on Tue, 2015-09-08 12:07
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On Friday, August 28th, 0ver 1,000 staff members, Archbishop Daniel Bohan, priests and religious of Regina and special guests packed Resurrection Parish for Regina Catholic Schools opening mass and Faith Day Presentations.  The Mass unofficially kicked off the beginning of the school year as staff came together in faith to celebrate our Catholic distinctiveness. In addition to the mass, our long-term service recipients were acknowledged. Presentations were also made to Sr. Yvette Plessis in recognition of her fiftieth anniversary of consecrated life and to kindergarten student Rain Ayson... more
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Couples Connect

Last updated on Mon, 2015-09-07 19:49
We are accepting 40 couples diocese wide. Please extend an invitation to any dating, engaged or newly  married  couples  in  your  parishes  who  you  feel could benefit from this program.For more information or to register call Linda Mueller  bmueller@sasktel.net 306-­533-­8355 Rose Flaman-­Trehas rtrehas@sasktel.net  306-­530-­5544 Program Session Dates (tentative)Scheduled on Sunday afternoons from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm.   Every three weeks... more
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Blessed Sacrament Parish Small Group Parish Retreat

Last updated on Sat, 2015-06-13 22:30
Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church 33 Days to Morning GlorySmall Group Parish Retreat This wonderful 6 week retreat, designed especially for parishes by Fr. Michael Gaitley M.I.C., is a day by day gift of daily prayer, following in the footsteps of St. Louis de Montfort, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Blessed Mother Teresa and St. John Paul II, culminating with Consecration to Jesus through Mary on July 16, 2015 Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The retreat begins Tuesday June 9 from 9:15 to 1030 am in the Knights of Columbus room and thereafter Tuesday mornings from 9:15 to 1030 am. Each... more
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Holodomor Memorial Statue Blessed

Last updated on Tue, 2015-05-19 00:02
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It’s obvious the girl, who appears to be about 12-years-old, is starving. She holds a few stocks of wheat in her hand. She is very thin. Her eyes are hollow. She is gaunt looking. She, is a statue, located a few meters east of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building on the shore of Wascana Lake in Wascana Centre Park. She is a memorial to the estimated seven to 10-million people who died in the deliberate starvation of Ukrainian people by then Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin in 1932-33; Holomodor, in the Ukrainian language. It is estimated that about a third of those who died were children.The... more
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Regina Pro-Life Rally

Last updated on Tue, 2015-05-12 11:03
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It was cloudy, cold and windy Thursday, May 7,  but it did not deter more than 200 who showed their pro life support at a rally and March that began in front of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building and trekked up and down Albert Street, one of the city’s main thoroughfares.“Given the weather, we’re very pleased with the support we had,” said Terri Bergen, President of Regina Pro Life.It was a full day of activity for the Regina Pro-Life group that began at 7 a.m. with a crew that planted 10,000, small pink and blue flags each representing ten abortions (100,000) performed each year in... more
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