Videos/Photos

Bishop McGrattan Visits St. Mary's, February 1-3, 2019

. . . Photos courtesy of Warren Harbeck

Bishop's Visit 2019-2.m4v

Ladies of St. Mary's 2018 "Cookie Walk" Sale, November 24, 2018

Photos courtesy of Warren Harbeck

Cookie_Sale_2018.mp4

100 Bells at St. Mary's November 11, 2018

. . . Marking the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I . . .

100 Bells 2018.mp4

Filipino Fiesta April 14, 2018

. . . Video courtesy of Daisy McKinnon

BAMBOO-Dance_2018.mp4

Father Andrew's Retirement Celebration July 22, 2017

. . . Photos courtesy Warren Harbeck

Retirement-Fr-Andrew.mp4

St. Mary's New Church 10th Anniversary

On June 13, 2017 Parishioners and Father Andrew celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the blessing of St. Mary's Church by Bishop Henry and thanked our Ministry volunteers for their help throughout the year!

10th_Anniversary_2017.mp4

A Visit from Bishop Emeritus, Fred Henry 2017

Bishop Fred Henry (then in the early weeks of his retirement) visited our parish on March 30 to speak about the meaning of Lent. He issued a challenge to St. Mary's parishioners: "What would Jesus do?"

Walk of the Cross on Good Friday, April 14, 2017

This event is held each year in Cochrane for all Christian communities. St. Mary's has always played an important part.

Walk-of-the-Cross-2017.mp4

More Works of Mercy for the Jubilee Year of Mercy 2016 Celebrated by Our Parish

This display illustrates the ongoing Diocesan Works of Mercy and St. Mary's contribution to its success.

More_Works_of_Mercy.mp4

St. Mary's Sacred Garden Spring 2016

See this overview of our beautiful Sacred Garden. The video is narrated by parishioner, Mike Simpson.

Garden-DRAFT-04.mp4

St. Mary's Labyrinth 2016

In April 2016, a video, narrated by Leslie Davies, was produced to explain the labyrinth experience as part of St. Mary's Sacred Garden. See below.

Labyrinth-DRAFT-06.mp4

Works of Mercy Display 2016

A beautiful exhibit of photographic art by parishioner Lou Perrin was on display in the Gathering Area prior to Easter 2016. View the slideshow below celebrating the seven Corporal Works of Mercy in photographs from across Canada.

Works_of_Mercy.mp4

Ukrainian Christmas Dinner 2016

Held on January 9th at St. Mary's, this event was well-attended by parishioners and guests. Authentic Ukrainian music was performed by the Korinnya Ukrainian Folk Ensemble, featuring Iryna, the instrumental soloist. The food was outstanding and the fellowship rewarding. A huge success, thanks to the organizers and cooks!! Have a look at the slideshow below.

Ukrainian_Dinner_2016.mp4

Stations of the Cross – Installed 2015

An introduction to the 16-station Way of the Cross in our worship area has been posted on the bulletin board leading into the Gathering Area.

Designed by Bonnie Farris and installed by Mike Simpson with photos by Warren Harbeck

  • DID YOU KNOW? The Stations of the Cross were installed at St. Mary's in the spring of 2015 with the framing of each station done over the summer.
  • DID YOU KNOW? The beautiful images depicting the Passion and death of Christ were commissioned by our parish and painted by renowed artist Bev Tosh.
  • DID YOU KNOW? There are 16 stations in St. Mary's Way of the Cross, not the traditional 14. Do you know why this is so? Have a look at the VIDEO below.
Stations-2.mp4

St. Mary's Sacred Garden - Summer 2015

Courtesy of Joshua Dobrowolski

St. Mary's Parish Picnic - July 26, 2015

Photos by Warren Harbeck

Parish_Picnic_2015.mp4

St. Athanasius Greek Dinner - May 2, 2015

Music by the nationally acclaimed REMBETIKA HIPSTERS; Photos by Warren Harbeck

Greek_Dinner.mp4

DESIGN AWARD 2015

In May 2015, St. Mary's was honored to receive the Alberta Masonry Council Design Award 2015 for the unique arches over the main entrance to the church. Read about the design and construction in the article Monumental Masonry Arches from Construction Canada (Oct. 2014, pp. 74-82) written by Mark D. Hagel, PhD, P. Eng. and Monica Guzman, MSc, B. Eng.

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More Videos Shared by Parishioners

World Day of Prayer 2015

See the celebration that took place on THE WORLD DAY of PRAYER 2015 (Mar. 6th) here at St. Mary's. It was a day to share with other faiths, a day to support another country.

Click photo for the video.

— Video by Pat Grappolini


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Pilgrimage to Assisi, Oct. 2013

While on pilgrimage to Assisi in Italy during October 2013, Pat Grappolini had the good fortune to encounter His Holiness, Pope Francis.

Click photo to play Pat's VIDEO about her visit to Assisi.

— Video by Pat Grappolini

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Slideshows from 2013-2015

Photos by Warren Harbeck

Blessing of the Sacred Garden

Bishop Henry blessed the Sacred Garden on Sept 7, 2014.

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Parish_2013-15.mp4

Slideshow: More Parish Events from 2005-2007

Building the New St. Mary's Church: Construction Phase One

Photos by Warren Harbeck

New_Church_Building.mp4