NET Ministries Canada is coming to St. Catharines

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NET Ministries will be visiting our diocese from Saturday, November 4 until Thursday, November 9, 2017 conducting retreats in our parishes. There are encounter day openings available if you are interested in offering this wonderful opportunity to your elementary or high school aged youth. NET is a team of dedicated, trained, young Catholic adults who travel across Canada sharing their […]

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Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

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Saturday, May 13 at 7:00 pm, Mass at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, presided by Bishop Bergie, to commemorate the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. This is a special Mass to mark the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions and to celebrate the Year of the Rosary in our diocese. The Rosary will be recited after the […]

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Chrism Mass Homily 2017

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On Tuesday April 11th the priests of the diocese, along with many of the faithful, gathered with Most Reverend Gerard Bergie to celebrate the Chrism Mass. This is when the priests renew their priestly promises. The sacred oils, the Oil of the Catechumens, the Oil of the Sick are blessed and Chrism is consecrated for use in administering the sacraments […]

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The Sacred Triduum

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Holy Week is the most solemn and glorious week in Christianity, the pinnacle of the liturgical year.  It is more sacred than Christmas! This is because Holy Week commemorates the final week of Our Lord’s life, the very purpose for which Christmas happened. Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday (when Jesus made his final entrance into Jerusalem) and culminates with Easter Sunday. […]

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