News

December 4, 2018

Our Advent Penitential Service is being held tomorrow, December 5th starting at 7:00 PM.  Please come join us for this evening of reflection.  Priests will be here for confessions until 9:00 PM.

CWL Refugee Welcome Bags (November 2018 update)

Each year about 100 refugees are welcomed to Edmonton and given these bags.  This is an effort by Catholic Charities and St. Charles CWL for the last several years. We are in need of different items to put in the bags, from general toiletries to crayons and coloring books for children.

Here is a list of the items we are in need of and the current amount we have on hand. Items can be dropped off in the Refugee Welcome Bin at the front doors of the church. If you have any questions, please contact Patti Ofner at 780-641-3086.

Toiletries:

  • Toothpaste – 7 large
  • Toothbrushes – 19
  • Floss – 7
  • Bar Soap – 35
  • Shampoo – 19 (no conditioner please)
  • Lotion – 29
  • Deodorant – 8  (men’s and women’s)
  • Feminine napkins – 194    (no tampons please)
  • Men’s Razors – 21
  • Men’s Shaving Cream – 2
  • Men’s Shaving Kit – 2

Kids Stuff:

  • Diapers (size 3, 4, 5, 6) – 2
  • Coloring books – 1
  • Crayons – 1
  • Story books – 14
  • Cuddly toys – 1

Miscellaneous

  • Writing paper/note pads – 29
  • Pens – 41
  • Pencils – 101
  • Envelopes – legal 64
  • Envelopes – small 102
  • Current calendars – 5 & 1 2019
  • Small sewing Kits – 4
  • Reuseable Grocery Bags to put items in – 13
  • Paper Towel Rolls – 1

Personal Care:

  • Manicure sets – 1
  • Hair brush and combs sets – 7 sets
  • Hair brush – 0
  • Combs – 0
  • Small bath towel – 3
  • Face cloth – 4
  • Toilet Paper – 5
  • Kleenex – 4
  • Cosmetic Bags – 4