Congratulations to our new...

Congratulations to our candidates, Shannon Buckley, Byrin Buckley, Hope Buckley, Alysson Capulso, Aliyah Capulso, Kierra Mandeville, Rochelle Smith, Tarek Leahy-Chicot and two other individuals, who were confirmed by Bishop Jon Hansen on Sunday, June 16! The Sacrament of Confirmation is the last initiation sacrament which continues the individual’s journey from baptism and brings them deeper into...

What does Jesus “des...

The answer to this question was in the bulletin two Sundays ago and I thought it was very interesting. It was something I hadn’t taken time to think about, I just said the words and accepted it without questioning. I thought I would share it again here because likely I’m not the only one who needed more background on a prayer we say, at the very least, weekly at Mass and whenever we pray the...

High Level Wildfires

As the Chuckegg Creek and Steen River wildfires in the High Level Forest Area continue to burn out of control, as High Level residents begin a second week of being unable to return home after being evacuated on May 20, and as the communities of Paddle Prairie, Meander River, Bushe River, and Chateh and areas of the Mackenzie and Northern Lights counties have now also been evacuated, our parish stands in...

Eucharistic devotion

This Tuesday we have been called to pray for palliative care. Sister Maggie, in her announcement in Mass today, asked parishioners to sign up for one hour of adoration of the blessed sacrament. So, what does this mean? Eucharistic devotion is an extension of the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament which occurs in every Mass: “Behold the Lamb of God, behold him who takes away the sins of the world....

12 Hours of Prayer for Pal...

The Catholic Women’s League of Canada has called on all parishes in the country to hold 12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care. In line with this initiative, our parish CWL is organizing its “12 hours of prayer” day, from 7am to 7pm on Tuesday, the 28th of May. Someone has to be in the church at every moment during this 12 hours. Please sign the sign-up sheet in the church’s foyer. Even if you can...

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...