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The Rite of Election is a significant step for those who are preparing to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist. Our catechumens and candidates will be joining Bishop Bergie for the Celebration. We would kindly ask you to keep catechumens and candidates in your prayers throughout the Holy Season of Lent.Find out more »
St. Catharines Right to Life invites you to the Annual Diocesan Respect for life Mass on the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord Saturday March 25, 2017, 10 a.m. Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria Presider: Bishop Gerard Bergie Catholic Women’s League, Knights of Columbus, Daughters of Isabella and other groups are invited to send representatives and carry banners in the procession Reception to follow in the parish hall hosted by the diocesan CWL Information: Elise & William Mathie…Find out more »
This year the Chrism Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria on Tuesday of Holy Week, April 11,2017. This beautiful Mass offers us the opportunity to deepen our appreciation of priesthood and the sacramental life of the Church as oils are blessed and priestly commitment is renewed. We will gather as clergy and religious with parishioners from across this great Diocese to celebrate our faith in a spirit of unity and true joy.Find out more »
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 Mass.Find out more »
All those who were received for full communion with the Catholic Church, their sponsors families, friends, pastors and catechists are welcome to a special Mass celebrated by Bishop Gerard Bergie at Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria. Sunday, May 27, 2017 11:30 a.m. Bishop Gerard Bergie, Presider Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria 67 Church Street, St. CatharinesFind out more »
We are very pleased that Deanna D'Elia, Director of Employment and Newcomer Services, for the YMCA Niagara will be the guest speakers at our Diocesan Refugee Sponsorship meeting on June 15. She has many years of experience working with newcomers and their sponsors, and looks forward to sharing her knowledge and expertise with us. For information, contact Margaret at 905-684-0154 or email@example.com.Find out more »
All are welcome to join with Bishop Gerard Bergie as he celebrates the 5th Annual Outdoor Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery.
This provides a wonderful opportunity to pray for the repose of the souls of priests and parishioners buried there and to pray with living members of their parishes and families.
In the event of inclement weather, the Mass will be rescheduled for Saturday, July 8th at 11 am.Find out more »
YEAR OF THE ROSARY: Celebrating a Mother’s Love: a Day of Marian Reflection, to honour the 100th anniversary of the Fatima Apparitions will be held Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, Niagara Falls. The presenter is Dr. Josephine Lombardi, associate professor, St. Augustine’s Seminary, Toronto. Cost: $20 (includes lunch). Register before June 8 by contacting the Office of Religious Education firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-684-0154 ext. 207.Find out more »
YEAR OF THE ROSARY: Diocesan Marian Event Come to celebrate 100th anniversary of the Fatima Apparitions Saturday September 30, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at St. Alfred Church 272 Vine Street, St. Catharines, Ontario 8:30 a.m. — Mass with Bishop Bergie 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. — Reflections on the Rosary Celebration of a Living Rosary. Prayers of Petition in different languages. Parishioners and diocesan organizations from across the diocese are all welcome Free Admission/No RegistrationFind out more »
The 85th annual live broadcast of Midnight Mass from the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, with Bishop Bergie presiding, will be available on Newstalk 610 CKTB at www.610cktb.com. Christmas music by the Cathedral choir conducted by Lucas Chorosinski begins at 11:30 p.m.Find out more »