St. Patrick's Parish Pastoral Council - The council is made up of 6 parishioners and the pastoral team. Members: John Hazenberg, Lee Stroman, Nathalie Sleno, Lea Leclerc, Dan Costache, Delores Betsina Mission Statement: In the spirit of the New Evangelization, through prayerful reflection and ongoing consultation and collaboration, we commit to build up the family of God in our parish and community. We will establish pastoral priorities through identifying the strengths and needs of our parish; support and develop ministries, faith formation and programs; and foster Christ- centered relationships.
Divine Mercy - St. Faustina gave us the Divine Mercy chaplet after the Lord appeared to her in 1931. The Divine Mercy novena begins on Good Friday and is prayed every day at 3:00 pm until the 2nd Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday.
The Rosary - A beautiful devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, our mother. There are 20 mysteries of the rosary: The Joyful Mysteries, the Glorious Mysteries, the Luminous Mysteries and the Sorrowful Mysteries.
Stations of the Cross - The church has 14 stained-glass windows that depict the Way of the Cross.
Catholic Women's League (CWL) cwl.ca The Catholic Women’s League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God. The CWL meets every second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 pm. President - Tina Rivera 873-5900
Couples for Christ (CFC) & Kids for Christ (KFC) couplesforchristcanada.ca/
Moved by the Holy Spirit, one with the Catholic Church, blessed to witness to Christ’s love and service, Couples for Christ is a united global community of family evangelizers that sets the world on fire with the fullness of God’s transforming love. The CFC meet on the first Sunday of every month.
Development & Peace (D&P) www.devp.org The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, a member of Caritas Internationalis, is a democratic movement for international solidarity. D & P supports partners in the Global South in the pursuit of alternatives to unjust social, political and economic structures. It educates the Canadian population about the causes of impoverishment of peoples and mobilizes actions for change. In 2016 D&P celebrates it's 50th Anniversary.
Friends of the Sick: Visit, bring communion and pray with those in hospital
Knights of Columbus (K of C) kofc.ab.ca The K of C meet on the third Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm. Grand Knight - Chris Wood firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosary Apostolatewww.rosaryapostolate.com The Rosary Apostolate is a non-profit association of volunteers in the community that freely give of their time and talents to lead children and youth into a deeper relationship with our Triune God through prayer. Thus, the Rosary Apostolate is an apostolate of prayer. The Rosary apostolate seeks to lead people to Jesus our Savior and Redeemer through Mary by teaching others how to pray with the Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Currently this ministry leads children from K- gr. 4 at Weledeh Catholic School in the prayers of the Rosary once a month.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP): www.ssvp.ca SSVP helps those in need in our community through support with basic needs, groceries and some financial assistance. The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is a lay catholic organization whose mission is to live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy. SSVP meets on the first Monday of every month at 7:30 pm.
Contact 867-446-1934 (leave a message)
Eucharistic Apostles of Divine Mercy (EADM) thedivinemercy.org EADM nurtures genuine belief in the Real Presence of Our Lord in the Most Holy Eucharist. The apostolate promotes Eucharistic Adoration, together with hourly praying of The Divine Mercy Chaplet for the sick and dying. EADM also provides many other works of mercy, including shipments of medical and educational materialss to the poor worldwide, and prison ministries.