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STATIONS OF THE CROSS – Join us in the Sanctuary during Lent as we pray the Stations of the Cross and Recitation of the Rosary – Friday evenings at 7 pm until April 7th. The Stations will be hosted by our parish ministries and organizations as follows: 

Friday March 31              CWL                                    Pierrette Ryan

Friday April 07                Rosary Apostalate                    Erin Bell

 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is an opportunity for us to celebrate the Lord’s forgiveness in our lives as God’s people.  Lent is a special occasion to partake in the sacrament.  You may wish to join us:

Saturdays from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or at our Communal Celebration on  Tuesday, April 4th — 7 p.m.

 

Tenebrae Responsories Prayer Servicemusic composed by Monsignor  J.E.Ronan, founder of St. Michael’s Choir School.  Music to ‘Stir the Soul’, performed by the SMCS Alumni Choir (Vincent Cheng, Conductor) at Mary Mother of God Parish, 2745 North Ridge Trail, Oakville –  Sunday, April 2nd, at 7pm. A reflective service marking the passage of darkness to light in preparation for Holy Week.  A Sacred Choral Prayer Service with Scripture Readings, Hymns, and Prayers.  Free Admission, All Ages and Christian Denominations Welcome, Please invite your friends and family.  For more information, drdanleedds@gmail.com

 

Join us for our next Youth Led Family Mass on Saturday April 1st at 5 pm.  Everyone is welcome!  Youth in grades 9 – 12 are invited to stay for the Aftermass from 6-8pm, Faith, Fun & Food!  Would you like to be a Euchristic Minister, Reader or Usher for the Youth Led Family Mass?  We will have a training session at 4pm on April 1st.  Please email Susan if you would like to attend:  susan.cloutier@gmail.com

Are you planning for the summer?  Check out the ECYD Summer Camps!  For more information visit their website:www.regnumchristiontario.org/events or contact Br Luke Gill @416-570-0079 or ecydontario@gmail.com

 

Passion Play 2017 – Lent has begun! We are planning our Annual Passion Play which will performed at the family Mass at Mary Mother of God Church at 11 am on Good Friday April 14th. We are inviting youth in grades 7 to university, to participate.  The rehearsal 10:00 a.m. until noon:  Saturday March 25th, Saturday April 1st, Saturday April 8th.  All rehearsals are at the church. Food & refreshments will be provided at rehearsals. Please contact Mrs. Colleen Gamble if you are interested. cggamble@cogeco.ca or call 905-849-8968.  High School students will be granted Volunteer hours.  Mrs. Lynda Ongaro , Ms. Jennifer Ongaro & Mrs. Colleen Gamble

 

HOLY WEEK MINISTRY SIGN UP: Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Ushers & Altar Servers – Please sign up for Holy Week.   Schedules are posted in the church. We also need your help for our 1st Communion Masses.

 

EASTER MASS SCHEDULE

HOLY THURSDAY – Thursday, April 13th – Celebrating our Lord’s Giving of the Eucharist

8:00 p.m. Souls in Purgatory

9:00-10:00 p.m.Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

GOOD FRIDAY – Friday, April 14th –Remembering the sacrifice our Lord made for all humanity.

11:00 a.m.- Children’s Remembrance with Gospel Dramatization (suited for families with younger children 1:00 p.m. – Adults’ Solemn Liturgy

Good Friday is a universal day of fast and abstinence. We are encouraged to fast until we celebrate the Easter Liturgy Holy Saturday night. (Fasting is required for 14-59 years of age; abstinence from meat 14 years of age & up).

EASTER VIGIL – Saturday, April 15th

8:00 p.m. Intentions of our RCIA Candidates      Celebration of Liturgy of Light, Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist & “Easter Alleluia”

EASTER SUNDAY – Sunday, April 16th

9:00 a.m. Intentions of our Parishioners & Benefactors

10:30 a.m. Intentions of our Parishioners & Benefactors

12:00 p.m. Intentions of our Parishioners & Benefactors