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The Catholic Women’s League General meeting takes place this coming Wednesday, October 17th at 7 p.m.  We will be having a craft night to prepare for our Christmas Bazaar.   If you are not a craft person, there will be someone there to instruct you on new crafts. All women of the parish are welcome to attend. 

 

SIGN UP SUNDAY FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS – OCTOBER 20th/21stIf you are interested in volunteering at Mary Mother of God Parish, you will have an opportunity October 20th/21st.   Information on all of our ministries will be available in the Narthex. The coordinator of each ministry will then contact you.  To volunteer at the parish, a screening process is required as mandated by the Diocese of Hamilton.  Ministry representatives from many of our Ministries or Organizations will be available to answer any of your questions.

 

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE- “Christmas Bazaar update.  Your Christmas “Elves” are busy preparing for our Bazaar which is one month away!! The “Elves” from the “Children’s Corner”,”Lucky Draw” and “Grand Raffle” are receiving any donations of prizes from today and these can be dropped off at the church. Donations for the “Gift Baskets” can be brought to the church, or dropped off at 1372 Holborne Place at any time; please phone Lucille at 905-844-0772.   Further notice from the “North Pole” will be forthcoming so remember to check your bulletin for updates!”

 

Youth Ministry News!

For updates and information on all activities relating to the Youth Ministry, visit our new Youth Ministry website:  https://www.mmogyouth.com/ https://www.mmogyouth.com

ALL SOULS DAY LIVING ROSARY: Friday, November 2nd at 7:30 pm, the teens will lead a living rosary for the Feast of All Souls. The liturgy will be followed by the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Please join us in prayer that evening.

FRIDAY FAITH NIGHTS: Conquest & Challenge Program Our next Conquest and Challenge meeting is on Friday October 26th at 6:30 pm at St Andrew School (145 Millbank Drive).  These are teen led programs for boys (Conquest) and girls (Challenge) in grades 5-8 where  they have fun with their friends while growing in their faith.  The cost of  the program is $90 (September to May).  For more information please contact Susan at 905-599-or email:  conquestandchallengemmog@gmail.com

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Eucharistic Adoration / Face-2-Face-With-God.  EveryONE and especially the YOUTH, is invited to attend an Hour of Adoration every first Friday night of the month, beginning Oct-5TH. The Knights of Columbus welcome YOU to begin the evening by reciting the Rosary from 8-8:30pm.  We’ll then spend a Holy Hour from 8:30-9:30pm with our Lord in Adoration. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will also be available. Come be INSPIRED with the evening and the DYNAMIC Music Ministry.

 

CWL 2018 CHRISTMAS BAZZAR NEWS: Saturday, November 17th .  Our annual Christmas Bazaar is being held from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  It is a fun-filled family outing and time to start your Christmas shopping.  If you can assist the “elves” with donations of a prize or prizes, please contact the following committee members: Bake/Preserve Table – Christine Fisher – tel: 905-849-0044; Baked goods, e.g. lemon loaves/pies, cookies, date squares, butter tarts, lemon tarts, etc. any of your specialty baking.  Preserves of relishes, jams, jellies, pickles etc. – Kindly mark if baked goods are “nut or gluten free”. Merci; Books/DVD’s/CD’s/LP’s/Adult Jigsaw puzzles – Joyce Noronha – tel: 905-849-1553 – no VHS tapes please.Children’s Corner – Olivia Gibson – tel: 905-257-2409 – receiving donations as of this week.   Prizes suitable for boys and girls 6 years to early teens would be most appreciated. Christmas Cafe – Linda Peluso – tel: 905-829-4674/Marilyn Benjamin – tel: 905-844-4405 LOTS of desserts needed for our Café, e.g. various squares, cookies, etc.  Crafts – Louise Dew – tel: 905-844-4599– all types of crafts and new ideas will be welcomed. Gift Baskets – Lucille O’Sullivan – tel: 905-844-0772 – also need Baskets, items for teens, men, pets, babies, toddlers. Donations can be dropped off at church as of this week. Grand Raffle – Audrey Almeida – tel: 905-842-5403– Items valued at $100 or greater or items that can be combined to meet this value.  Cash donations appreciated. (Tax Receipt will be issued by our Parish Office.)  Donations being received as of this week. Jewellery – Brigitte Hughes – tel: 905-849-7310.Lucky Draw – Maryanne Saturno – tel: 905-849-3829Any new items “idling” at your home?  Bring them in for the “Lucky Draw.”

 

SACRAMENT OF FIRST RECONCILIATION for students from St. Gregory the Great, St. Marguerite d’Youville, Holy Family and St. Andrew Catholic Schools as well as our Catechetical Students will be celebrated as follows:

9:30 a.m. – Saturday, December 1st – St. Andrew, Catechetical Students & Holy Family  

11:00 a.m. – Saturday, December 1st – St. Gregory the Great & St. Marguerite d’Youville