OFFICE CLOSED – Please note the office will be closed on Good Friday Apr 18 and Easter Monday Apr 21. Have a very Happy and Blessed Easter!
April 20, 2014 EASTER SUNDAY: “O God, who on this day, through your Only Begotten Son, have conquered death and unlocked for us the path to eternity, grant, we pray, that we who keep the solemnity of the Lord’s Resurrection may, through the renewal brought by your Spirit, rise up in the light of life. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.”
Readings: First Reading: Acts 10.34a, 37-43; Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 118; Second Reading: Colossians 3.1-4; Gospel: John 20.1-18
Pastor’s Easter Message
Jesus of Nazareth has risen; this has given us strength and fulfillment as Christians. What use would we have done with a dead God?
A God that was unable to defeat death, God makes the impossible possible and with this changes all of the schemas and human paradigms, and all that seems logic. There’s nothing impossible for God. Dear brothers and sisters, Jesus carried his cross for one day… But his Resurrection is forever! His … (con’t)
A tremendous thank you to the Group for all your hard work, dedication and passion in presenting such a beautiful live presentation of the Passion of Christ. Gracias! Click here to see photos of this year’s Via Crucis.
Seder Meal 2014
On April 15, 2014, we had our Demonstration Seder Meal Seder Meal, where we recited the ancient story of Israel’s redemption from bondage in Egypt. The purpose of the Seder is to give us the opportunity to recall the dramatic and miraculous events which led to the Exodus from the land of slavery. The Old Testament instructs us to meet, as it is written : “And you shall tell your sons and daughters on that day saying. It is because of what the Lord did for me when I came out of Egypt.” Click here for photos!
Life in the Spirit
Mary Mother of the Redeemer Parish hosted our spiritual retreat “LIFE IN THE SPIRIT”. The retreat, held April 4-6, showed participants that “God always initiates contact”. The retreat’s purpose was to “respond to that desire to respond to God’s call to an ever deeper relationship with him.” Thank you to parish organizers as well as a the Calgary Catholic Charismatic Renewal Society.
FEAST OF THE DIVINE MERCY – Everyone is invited to celebrate on April 27th, after the 1pm Mass with adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. The Novena of the Divine Mercy will begin on Good Friday. We encourage everyone to trust in the Mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ. For more information please look for our poster in the information board in the back of the Church. Hope to see you there!
FEAST OF San Francesco di Paola Sunday, May 4th at 4pm – The Italian community will be celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Paola. We invite everyone, not only to celebrate, but to honor this great Saint that touched the hearts of so many people. We will celebrate a solemn mass followed by a procession with the statue of the Saint. After the celebration there will be a reception in the parish hall. Don’t forget to bring desserts. Please communicate the news and invite your relatives and friends to participate at this feast. For information phone: Anna Perrotta 403-238-8978
Thank you for joining us!