News

December 21, 2018

The 4th weekend of Advent is upon us.  We wait with bated breath for the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ.  Join us this weekend to celebrate the imminent arrival of our Lord.

The parish office will be closed until Thursday, January 3, 2019.  If you require a priest urgently, please call Father John at (587) 989-4428.

God Bless everyone this Christmas season and we here in the office wish you all a very happy and healthy 2019.

December 14, 2018

Christmas is nearly here – can you believe it’s the 3rd weekend of Advent already?  Here is the list of our Christmas Masses:

  • December 24th – 5:00 PM, 8:00 PM & Midnight (with incense)
  • December 25th – 11:00 AM
  • December 31st – 5:00 PM
  • January 1st – 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM

The parish office will be closed from December 24th until January 2nd and will reopen on January 3rd.

Merry Christmas!!

CWL Refugee Welcome Bags (December 21, 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 – 9 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/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 – 81
  • Pens – 112
  • Pencils – 112
  • Envelopes – legal 64
  • Envelopes – small 102
  • 2019 calendars – 6
  • Small sewing Kits – 4
  • Reuseable Grocery Bags to put items in – 13
  • Paper Towel Rolls – 2

Personal Care:

  • Manicure sets – 1
  • Hair brush and combs sets – 7 sets
  • Hair brush – 0
  • Combs – 0
  • Small bath towel – 3
  • Face cloth – 12
  • Toilet Paper – 39 rolls
  • Kleenex – 5
  • Cosmetic Bags – 4