"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

Fr. Cristino’s Homilies rss


“With the Holy Spirit and Fire” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

December 3, 2016

2nd Sunday of Advent (Mt. 3: 1-12) “With the Holy Spirit and Fire”  PDF Version


“Where Was the Catholic Version of Trump?” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Lk. 21: 5-19) “Where Was the Catholic Version of Trump?”  PDF Version

“Who Needs Purgatory?” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

Homily 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (2 Mac: 7: 1-2, 7, 9-14; Lk. 20: 27-38) “Who Needs Purgatory?”  PDF Version


“When the LORD Calls… NOT the Euthanizer” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (Lk. 19: 1-10) “When the LORD Calls… NOT the Euthanizer”  PDF Version


“What Kind of Ignorant are You?” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Lk. 18: 9-14) “What Kind of Ignorant are You?”  PDF Version


“What’s the Use of Praying?” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Ex. 17: 8-13; Lk. 18: 1-8) “What’s the Use of Praying?”  PDF Version


“Semper Fidelis” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time (2 Tim. 1: 6-8, 13-14; Lk. 17: 5-10) “Semper Fidelis” PDF Version


“The Angelic Ladder to Heaven” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

Solemnity of St. Michael the Archangel and the Holy Archangels, St. Michael’s Parish, Calgary (Jn. 1: 47-51) “The Angelic Ladder to Heaven”  PDF Version

A pregnant homeless woman sleeps on the streets of Rangoon, Burma, March 31, 2009. After Nagris many villagers came to Rangoon hoping for work when their villages were ravaged. The economic crisis has hit the country, with factories closing, shop empty and visitors scarce forcing many into the streets. (Alice Alisha for The Wall Street Journal)

“What if Poor Lazarus was a Pregnant Woman?” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Parish Kick-Off of 40 Days for Life, “What if Poor Lazarus was a Pregnant Woman?”  PDF Version  


“Shrewd Stewards” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Lk. 16: 1-13) “Shrewd Stewards”  PDF Version

Special Events

Every Wednesday
from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.:
the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be held at all parishes in the Diocese of Calgary throughout Advent.

Saturday, Dec. 10 -
Rorate Caeli Mass at 7:00 a.m.
(St. Bernard's Parish - 711 37th Street NW)

Saturday, Dec. 17 -
Rorate Caeli Mass at 7:00 a.m.
(St. Bernard's Parish - 711 37th Street NW)


Christmas Mass Times

St. Peter’s Parish
(541 Silvergrove Drive NW):

Christmas Eve –
4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., Midnight

Christmas Day –
8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

St. Bernard’s Parish
(711 37th Street NW): 

Christmas Eve –
5:00 p.m., Midnight

Christmas Day –
9:00 a.m.


Christmas Mass Times

Our Lady of the Assumption
(7624 39th Street NW):

Christmas Eve –
7:00 p.m.

Christmas Day –
11:00 a.m.

St. Michael Catholic Community
(800 85th Street SW):

Christmas Eve -
4:00 p.m. (preceded by carolling and pageant),
7:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

Christmas Day -
9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.