SAINT LAWRENCE RUIZ AND COMPANIONS: September 28
Between 1633 and 1637, Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and 15 companions were martyred in Nagasaki, Japan. Most of the group were members or associates of the Dominicans. Lorenzo, a husband and a father, was a native of the Philippines. The group spent several years working as missionaries in the Philippines, Formosa (Taiwan) and Japan. Lorenzo Ruiz and his companions were canonized in 1987. (Living with Christ, September 2018)
SINGLES FOR CHRIST: CHRISTIAN LIFE PROGRAM
The Christian Life Program (CLP) is a series of 12 free sessions designed to renew your understanding of God and to rediscover yourself through His eyes. Each session consists of a talk, a small group discussion and a time to mingle. The next CLP called All For God will be held on Fridays, 6:45-9PM starting September 21st, at Saint Kevin Parish (5600 Cote-des-Neiges). It is completely free and open to all young adults (18-35). For more info, visit fb.me/cfcsfcmtl.
COME TO KNOW JESUS MORE
You are invited to join us in a Christian Life Program (CLP) starting September 22nd, 2018, 7pm, every Saturday, at Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall. It is free and will be conducted by the Couples for Christ. The topics include among others: Talk 1 – God’s Love; Talk 2- Who is Jesus Christ; and Talk 3 – What it Means to be a Christian. Contact: Emil – (514) 617-4021
LEGION OF MARY
The Legion of Mary will be meeting every Saturday following the 4:30pm mass (at 5:45pm). The Legion centers around two main pillars: prayer & service, which is rooted in a Marian spirituality. All are welcome to join. For more information contact Fr. Jason.
MARK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH: ANNUAL BREAKFAST
St. Mark’s Anglican Church at 1650 Decelles in Saint-Laurent will be holding its Annual Breakfast on Saturday, September 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Donation: Adults $12; Children 10 Yrs and under $5.00. Everyone is welcome.
BE MY DISCIPLES NEWS
There will be silent adoration on a regular basis every Tuesday evening, following the 7pm mass (from 7:30pm to 8:30pm). Also, Adoration every Friday throughout the year, following the 9:00 am mass. Come and spend some time with the Lord!
“Our Lord hears our prayers anywhere, but He has revealed to His servants that those who visit Him in the Eucharist will obtain a more abundant measure of grace.” -St. Alphonsus Ligouri
Food for Oasis
RCIA, which stands for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, is a process through which non-baptized men and women enter the Catholic Church. It includes several stages marked by study, and prayer. Participants in the RCIA program undergo a process of conversion as they study the Gospel, profess faith in Jesus and the Catholic Church, and receive the sacraments of baptism, confirmation and Holy Eucharist. For more information contact Fr. Jason Piper
FINDING MASS TIMES WHILE AWAY
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Sick and Shut Ins
If you know of someone who is housebound or has difficulty coming to Church and would like a visit to receive Holy Communion, please call the office. If you can offer a ride to someone who cannot get here otherwise, please let us know…Thank you.
The Prayer Sheet is in the foyer of the Church. Please write prayer intentions so the Community can offer prayers for you.