Ongoing Events

  • GROCERY CARDS –NEWS FLASH . . . The profits for 2018 have been calculated at $16, 544.00!!! Congratulations, St. Mary's!!!
    • Grocery Cards are available in the Gathering Area after each weekend Mass, or at the Parish Office. You can purchase yours with cash, cheque, Debit, Mastercard, or Visa.
          • Co-op (back up to 9% profit!!),
          • NoFrills/Superstore (5% profit),
          • Safeway/Sobeys (5% profit),
          • Save On Foods (6% profit).
    • Come visit with us. We are waiting to see you in the Gathering Area. For more info email Helen Stock or phone (403) 932-2782.
    • AND DID YOU KNOW? The St. Mary's GROCERY CARDS can also be used for BUYING YOUR GAS!!! (Exception is the Safeway/Sobey's card).
    • FOR MORE INFORMATION, see GROCERY CARDS STEWARDSHIP.
  • ST. MARY’S MOTHERS’ GROUP — a weekly gathering for moms, Thursdays 9:30 – 11:30 am. Come join us for some fun, faith building, and food. Babysitting available. Contact: StMarysMothersGroup or on Facebook: St. Mary’s Mother’s Group. "When mothers support each other, incredible things happen."


  • DURING 10 AM MASS ON SUNDAY, FOR OUR CHILDREN:
    • SUNDAY CIRCLE: for ages 3-5 years. Children's Liturgy of the Word is a lectionary based program, offered during the Sunday Morning Mass. The children are dismissed from Mass near the beginning and return during the Preparation of Gifts. Involves story telling, singing songs, and a craft activity.
    • CHILDREN'S LITURGY: for ages 6-8 years. Children in Kindergarten to Grade 2 are invited to participate. The Liturgy of the Word is celebrated using age-appropriate readings bringing the Word of God closer to the children's understanding level.


  • FAMILY FUN NIGHTS: Stay for pizza and fellowship the second Saturday of each month at 6 pm, following Saturday evening Mass. Next event is February 9th. Please RSVP Nick by Friday, February 8 if you can attend at nicksimoni@yahoo.com


  • MEN'S ROSARY LEAGUE: Every third Tuesday of the month, Our Lady Of Fatima Parish, 4747 30 ST. S.E., Calgary. Join us for MASS and PRAYER and SONG! Resumes on January 15th with MASS - 6:30 pm; ROSARY - 7 pm.


  • INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CATHOLIC?
    • RCIA is the church's way of bringing new adult members into the Catholic Church. Meeting weekly on Thursday evenings at 7:15 pm, instruction is provided in our Catholic faith.
    • RCIC is a process for children, 7 years and older who have not been baptized. RCIC meets weekly on Sunday morning, at 9 am.
    • INTERESTED? Contact Linda Michaud.


  • BAPTISM PREP CLASS: - organized and taught by Deacon Ron Fortier and his wife, Sandra Fortier. NOTE: before they have their first child baptized at St Mary's, parents must take a Baptism Prep Class, and are welcome to attend the class with all children they are having baptized. Godparents are welcome to attend, too. Please pre-register so we know how many to prepare for! Phone the Parish Office: 403-932-2944.


  • MOUNT ST. FRANCIS EVENTS: see our Bulletin for retreat schedules.



  • CONNECTIONS: Your gift shop is stocked with lots of items such as greeting cards and stationery, ornaments, children’s books, and other seasonal items are now available. There are also many gift choices for other occasions.


  • ST. MARY’S PASTORAL CARE TEAM is eager to visit the lonely, shut-ins, aging, sick, dying and bereaved. If you would like a visit from our team or to arrange a meeting with them, please email Jim Ward or phone at (403-981-8882) and Jim will arrange it.


  • PRAYER CHAIN:This ministry consists of a group of people who say a special prayer of their choice each day for the prayer chain intentions and especially at the time that they receive a new request. Each new intention is emailed out to the group as I get them. We currently have 88 ‘pray-ers’ but there’s always room for many more. If you wish to be added to our list of ‘pray-ers’ or if you just want to put a prayer request onto the prayer chain, please email Linda Nicol.


  • YOUR SACRED GARDEN LABYRINTH: Consider using the SACRED GARDEN LABYRINTH as a tool for meditation, contemplation and personal reflection. To see the VIDEOS about the LABYRINTH at St. Mary's, click either of these pages: Sacred Garden or Media.


  • Come visit St. Mary's LENDING LIBRARY (back of the church in centre meeting room). Find BOOKS and DVDs to borrow (2 weeks at a time). New title and author lists are available on the "LENDING LIBRARY" page.


  • The DVD LENDING LIBRARY is an ongoing resource for parishioners. See table located in Gathering Area near the Connections Store. Borrow inspirational FAMILY MOVIES for 1-2 weeks. New movies added every month. Donations gratefully accepted. Proceeds to parish building fund.


  • Please pray for those in our parish who are sick or otherwise in special need of God's blessings. Many thanks!