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

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 1” – Course by Fr. Cristino

November 30, 2016

Saint Michael’s Catholic Community in Calgary has introduced a platform of ongoing adult faith formation called Saints in the City. As an introductory feature of this program, Fr. Cristino, the associate pastor of the parish, is offering an 8-week course exploring the guiding principles behind the Catholic Moral Tradition and how these principles could and… Read More ›

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Why Catholicism is… AWESOME! – Talk by Fr. Cristino

Often times religious faiths are regarded as one of many possibilities. If nothing is actually true, good, or beautiful though, what is the purpose of choosing one over another? This talk hopes to establish several very compelling reasons to believe that Catholicism is not just a nice possibility but a faith worth practicing with virtuous… Read More ›

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“Why do we Have Miracles?” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

In this 40-minute talk given at the Eucharistic Miracles exhibit at St. Michael’s, Fr. Jerome describes the “ripples” that emanate from miracles – how they manifest Christ’s love and power to believers and to the whole world. In particular, he explains the Eucharistic Miracle of Orvieto and its lasting significance. “Why do we Have Miracles?”_ … Read More ›

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“Finding Beauty in Suffering” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

The gravest threat to faith and the leading cause of atheism throughout the history of humanity is what some have termed “the problem of evil.” Why is there suffering in a world created by an all-good, all-knowing, all-powerful God? Why do the innocent suffer at all? These are hard questions to which there are no… Read More ›

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“Working Supernaturally” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

From the beginning of humanity, it has been our duty but also our privilege to work. Rare is the life on this planet that does not demand some degree of work, and for the vast majority, back breaking work! Do we consider what supernatural value our may have in aiding us towards eternal life? What… Read More ›

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“Heart of Motherhood” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

In this, the final presentation on Mary, Fr. Jerome draws us to contemplate the privilege we have in being the children of Mary. Our Blessed Mother desires nothing more than holding us closely to her heart and leading us home to Heaven. May her intercessions keep alive in each of us the heart of a… Read More ›

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“Come to Know Your Mother” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

Fr. Cristino leads us into discovering the love of our Blessed Mother’s heart for each and everyone of her children – a love that we are invited to experience by means of being in relationship with her. Marian Talk 3 – “Come to Know Your Mother” – Fr. Cristino from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.

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“A Biblical Walk with Mary” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

Fr. Nathan walks us through the in-breaking of revelation throughout history as it was penned by those inspired and guided by the Holy Spirit to prepare the way for she who was to bring into this world the Word made flesh.   Marian Talk 2 – “A Biblical Walk with Mary” – Fr. Nathan from Fr…. Read More ›

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“Thy Will: Let it be Done Unto Me” – Talk by Fr. Jonathan

Over the next few weeks, we will be presenting four talks on the wonders of Our Blessed Mother. Fr. Jonathan Gibson begins our journey into the Heart of Our Lady by highlighting how it all began with her disposition of being – open to the Holy Spirit.   Marian Talk 1 – “Thy Will: Let… Read More ›

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“When Peter Speaks: Loving, Obeying & Interpreting the Pope” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

It seems nearly every other day, Pope Francis is giving an off-the-cuff interview to some media outlet or group, paying him a visit in Rome. It has led to varying reactions: of delight among those in the press awaiting the next story to spin; and horror among even pope-loving prelates who ask, “What has he… Read More ›

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.