Category Archives: Upcoming Events

ADVENT BIBLE STUDIES WITH FR. PAUL

You are invited to join us this Advent for Bible Studies on the Infancy Narratives of Jesus facilitated by Fr. Paul Jamroz. The meeting consists of three sessions. Each session includes group discussion, a lecture, and teaching video.  Cost for the study guide is $10 and (optional commentary costs $9). The goal of these lectures is to help us in our spiritual preparation for Christmas. The sessions will take place on Mondays at 7.30 PM (after the evening Mass).

The First session begins on December 3, 2018 (the following sessions December 10th and 17th). Signup and study guide will be at the back of the church.

For more information, please contact our secretary Mrs Keri Smith at 519 742-5061 or office@blessed-sacrament.ca

 

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MASS INTENTIONS

ANNOUNCED MASSES FOR WEEK OF

November 19, 2018

Monday 7:00 p.m.   + Joanne Sylvestre – Kate & Paul McKeand
Tuesday 9:00 a.m.
 + Antonio Teixeira & Imperatriz  Neves – Coralia Nogueira
Wednesday 9:00 a.m.
 + Frank Duff
Thursday 9:00 a.m.  + Augusto Neves  – Lurdes Abrantes
Friday 9:00 a.m.

+ Helen & Alois Schliemer – Gunn Family
+  Joe Drgastin – Ivan & Ana Drgastin
+  Patricia Marilynne Laurette – Irene Rucetta & Patty Missere & Families
+ Margaret ‘Patty” Ryan – Maureen Kircan
+ Doris McMahon Runchey – Family
+ Lawrence Dumouchelle – Dianne Hibbs
+ Ines Lima & Maria Pacheco– Maria & Joe Tavares
Saturday Ayr 5:00 p.m
.  + Fil Coughlin – Juliette  & Dermot Coughlin
7:00 p.m.  + Ann Marie O’Neil – Jim & Sharon Dreher
Sunday    8:15 a.m.
For the People
10:00 a.m.  + Pauline Diebel – Connie Voll
11:45 a.m. +  Antonio DaGraca, Augusto Neves & Jose Alberto Neves – Roger & Anne Neves & Family

DIOCESAN WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS – December 2018

The Catholic Women’s Leadership Foundation (CWLF) is accepting applications for 2019 Leadership Program for Canadian Catholic women. The Program will be facilitated by the Providence School of Transformative Leadership and Spirituality, Saint Paul University, Ottawa. For more information about CWLF, the Leadership Program and to complete an application form visit www.cwlfcanada.ca.

Healing Mass for Those Mourning the Loss of a Child – Bishop Crosby will be the celebrant of a healing Mass for those who have lost a child, at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 at 4 pm. Registration is preferred, but not necessary. Please call Lena at 905-528-7988 ext. 2249, or register on-line at www.hamiltondiocese.com.

 

Coping with the Holidays…when you have lost a loved one – Join the Family Ministry Office for an afternoon of reflection and for strategies for coping throughout Christmas. The session will be facilitated by Dr. Wendy Hofman and is being held at Chancery Office, 700 King St. W, Hamilton. The session will take place on Sunday, December 2nd from 1:30 – 3:00 pm. The event is FREE of charge. Call to reserve a seat 905-528-7988 ext. 2249.  (If you haven’t registered prior to the event you are still welcome to attend.)

 

Friday Night Support Group for Persons Separated or Divorced meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month and they can help!  No need to register just come and join us at the Chancery Office at 700 King St. West, Hamilton from 7 – 9 p.m. For more information call the Family Ministry Office at 905-528-7988 ext. 2249. NO COST.

 

Healing After an Abortion: It Is Possible – At Project Rachel we offer a confidential service allowing people to work through their feelings and find hope and healing.  Contact us at 905-526-1999 or toll free at 1-888-385-3850.

 

Seeking the Sacred: The Soul’s Slow Ripening – A Senior Adult Workshop Series taking place on 7 Tuesday afternoons, starting Jan. 29 2019 1:30- 3:30pm at the Chancery Office in Hamilton. This 7 part workshop/study session will explore twelve unique Celtic-Christian spiritual practices. These 12 practices are intended to give practical ways for us to deepen our relationship with God and all of creation. This course will be facilitated by Sister Mary Heather MacKinnon SSND. The cost will be $35, which includes the text. Please register by Jan. 25 2019. For further information please contact 905-52807988 ext. 2238 or check the website, www.hamiltondiocese.com

 

Advent Hymn Festival – The Hamilton Diocesan Choir will present an Advent Hymn Festival at St. Augustine Church, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas, on Sunday December 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Join us for this joyous evening to celebrate the Advent season, and to hear and sing along with some of your favourite Advent hymns.  All are welcome!  A reception with refreshments will follow in the Church Hall and there will be the opportunity to get an up and close and personal view of The Saint John’s Bible during the event.

ALL EVENTS FOR THE WEEK

 

Week of November 19, 2018

Monday
Mass is at 7:00 p.m.
Fatal Flaws Movie 7:00 p.m. Parish Centre
Tuesday
Mass is at 9:00 a.m.
Bible Study – Music Rm
Confirmation 4:00 p.m. Board Rm
Wednesday 
Mass is at 9:00 a.m.
RCIA 6:00 p.m. Parish Centre
RCIC 6:30 p.m. Sun. Celebration Rm
Thursday
Mass is at 9:00 a.m.
One Thing is Three – 1:00 p.m. Board Rm
Legion of Mary 7:00 p.m. Board Rm
Friday
Mass is at 9:00 a.m.
RCIA 6:00 p.m. Music Rm
Saturday
Confessions 11:00 a.m.
RCIA 8:30 a.m. Music Rm
This Weekend: Confirmation Enrollment at all Masses

 

 

 

PRISON MINISTRY PRAYER TEAM

One of the most important aspects of the Blessed Sacrament Prison Ministry is prayer! Our prayer team will be meeting on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 evening at 6:00 p.m. in the church for one hour of communal prayer dedicated to the staff and inmates at the Grand Valley Institute for Women.  If you are interested in becoming part of this valuable Parish Ministry, please contact
Anna – agravee750@outlook.com