Bishop Jon Hansen will be ...

The bishop of the diocese (Mackenzie-Fort Smith diocese), Bishop Jon Hansen, will be coming to Hay River/Katlodeeche on a three day visit, from Friday, June 14th to Sunday, June 16th, 2019. During this time, he will administer the sacrament of confirmation to some of our parishioners who have been preparing for it, as well as the First Holy Communion and Baptism to individuals at St. Anne’s parish...

Fourth Sunday of Easter (G...

Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 13:14, 43-52 Second Reading: Revelations 7:9, 14b-17 Gospel: John 10:27-30   “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.”  John 10:27 The parable in the Gospel today brings to our attention three consoling truths: Christ gives His life for His sheep; He remains with them constantly through the bond of grace; He...

The sacrament of the Eucha...

As we celebrated the First Communion of six children in our parish this past weekend, now is a good time to reflect on the meaning and history of the sacrament of the Eucharist, or Holy Communion. The word Eucharist comes from the Greek word, eucharistein, which means to give thanks or to be grateful. It recalls Jewish blessings, especially during a meal, that proclaim God’s works: creation,...

72nd Annual CWL Alberta Ma...

The 72nd CWL Provincial convention takes place in Grande Prairie on June 7 – 8. Members who are planning to attend are encouraged to register ASAP as deadline for registration is around the corner. Visit the website for more information: https://www.cwl.ab.ca/index.php/conventions  

Congratulations to those w...

Congratulations to Aviana Babiuk, Jaxin Coombs, Sophie Gagnon, Belle Smith, Genviève Stephen and Sophia Touesnard who received First Holy Communion this Sunday!            Thank you to DeeDee Lepine, Brigitte Lumsden and Sister Maggie who prepared the children for their First Communion and thank you to Father Innocent and the parents for their guidance and support!...

CWL Mother’s Day Tea

The CWL annual Mother’s Tea is May 11th! Moms, grandmas, aunts and mother figures, please join us for this special annual event! There will also be door prizes, a white elephant gift table and bake sales! Download (PDF, 287KB) This is the CWL’s major annual fundraiser and proceeds go back into the community. A couple of ways for parishioners to support this event: Donations of bake goodies to serve...

Holy Week 2019 Schedule

With the celebration of the Palm Sunday this Sunday, we are entering the Holy Week period. It is a time when we reflect more deeply on the mysteries of God’s love made manifest in the passion of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is also a time when we reflect on the love Christ lavished upon us by accepting to die a shameful death on the cross in order to free us from sin and death. The schedule for our...