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WELCOME to St. Mary's Parish, Cochrane

A MESSAGE FROM FATHER ANDREW:

Dear Parishioners,

One of the best things to come from the liturgical renewal following Vatican II has been an increased awareness of the importance of assembly. We are all called to be a holy people. Christ is present in the assembled group of people who come for Mass before He is proclaimed in word and before he becomes present in the Eucharist.

The Mass is the central act of worship in our Christian life. It is as old as the Church itself and as new as our discovery of God present and active in our lives everyday of the week. At Mass, we gather together to celebrate and remember God’s saving gifts and grace – at work in us, in others, and throughout the world.

I invite you to come to join us and together, let us celebrate the presence of Christ among us!

P.S.
SUMMER NOTE: The July and August Mass Schedule remains just the same as usual —no changes. The dates for the monthly Bethany Mass are July 11 and Aug. 8 at 1:30 pm and for Big Hill Lodge, July 13 and Aug. 10 at 10:30 am.

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS:
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 8am - 12 noon; Fridays 9 am – 12 Noon. CLOSED on Mondays.

Our LOCATION

St. Mary's Catholic Church

We are just south of the town
and east off Hwy 22
at James Walker Trail
&
River Heights Drive,
Cochrane, Alberta

To learn
the story behind
our
Tree-of-Life Crucifix

click HERE.

CONFESSIONS & Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
with Benediction:
Saturdays 11 am – 12 noon

OR available 30 minutes
prior to Daily Mass,
Tues - Fri.
OR
Individual Sacrament
of Reconciliation
by appointment


YEAR-ROUND MASS TIMES:

  • WEEKEND Masses
  • Saturday: 5:00 pm
    and
    Sunday: 10:00 am

  • WEEKDAY Masses
  • TUESDAY EVENING 7:00 pm

    and ALSO
    on the second TUESDAY of each month
    at 1:30 in the AFTERNOON when Mass
    is celebrated at Cochrane Bethany Care Center

    WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNINGS at 9:00 am

    and ALSO
    on the second THURSDAY of each month
    at 10:30 in the MORNING when Mass
    is celebrated at Cochrane Big Hill Lodge


    Are You NEW to the PARISH?

    • We extend a warm welcome to new parishioners. Please take a moment to fill out a printable or online NEW PARISHIONER'S REGISTRATION FORM. Registration will ensure you're included in Parish communications. If using the printable form, scan and EMAIL or FAX (403-932-4587) it to our SECRETARY or just drop the hard copy into the collection basket next time you're at Mass. For a brochure explaining CATHOLIC STEWARDSHIP CLICK HERE.

    • If you want to become actively involved in our parish community, a Ministry is a great way to do so. See the many MINISTRIES at St. Mary's CLICK HERE.

    • To volunteer in one of our parish ministries, CLICK HERE for the printable or online VOLUNTEER/STEWARDSHIP sign-up FORM. Complete and return the printable form by placing it in the collection basket at Mass or drop off your form at the Parish Office.

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    • CLICK the BREAKING NEWS tab at top of this page.

    • Visit our CALENDAR and BULLETINS pages by clicking on the "Bulletins & Calendar" tab at the top of this page.
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    Parish Mission Statement:

    We are a community of faith trusting in God's love, open to the gifts of the Holy Spirit working within each member, attempting to model ourselves on Christ, and called to serve Him in others.

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