St. Albert the Great Parish Website
2018-2019 Sacrament Dates
CONFIRMATION PARENT INFORMATION SESSION:
Preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation will begin with a parent session at St. Albert the Great Parish on Monday, December 3 at 6:30pm (children preparing for the sacrament are not required to attend, just their parents).
Registration for Confirmation at St. Albert the Great Parish closes December 3. If your child is not yet registered, please visit:
ST. ALBERT THE GREAT SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL NOTES:
Gift Tags-There are still many tags on the Christmas tree in the parish narthex. If you haven't done so, please consider helping by taking a gift tag. All gifts should be brought to the Church by December. 9.
Day Time Gift Wrappers-Please sign up at the SVdP table in the Narthex if you re able to help wrap gifts during the day of shifts December 10 to the 13.
Drivers-We are in need of drivers on Saturday December 15. Each Driver is asked to deliver two hampers each. Please sign up at the table in the Narthex.
Calling all Bakers-Baking is greatly appreciated during the hamper packing days (Dec. 13-14). Please drop off your baking donations to the Church kitchen located in the basement any time during the week of December 10 to 14.
Thank you!-To all parishioners who have picked up gift tags and purchased gifts and dropping off food and monetary donations to help make a joyful Christmas for the Friends whom we serve.
CHRISTMAS SEASON SCHEDULE AT ST. ALBERT THE GREAT PARISH
Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24:
6:00pm Masses (one in church, one in parish hall)
12:00am Midnight Mass
Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25:
Boxing Day, Wednesday, December26:
9:00am Mass only
December 27-30: All Masses as per regular schedule.
Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God (day of obligation):
Monday, December 31: 5:00pm Mass
Tuesday, January 1: 9:00am, 11:00am and 5:00pm Masses
Parish office hours from December 24-31:
January 2: Resume regular schedule
PARISH WELCOME FOR CONFIRMATION
For any families participating in preparation for Confirmation at St. Albert the Great, we will be offering a prayerful opportunity for candidates to mark the beginning of their journey and be a visible witness to the parish. Children preparing for this sacrament, and their families, are invited to attend any regular Mass on the weekend of January 19th/20th (Saturday 5pm, Sunday 9am/11am/5pm) to be acknowledged by the parish.
Details will be provided at the Confirmation parent meeting on December 3.
CONFIRMATION SEESION #1 (FOR CANDIDATES AD PARENTS)
The first session for candidates (and their parents) preparing for Confirmation at St. Albert the Great Parish takes place on Monday, January 21. There will be two times available to attend: 4:30 & 6:30pm. Students of Blessed Cardinal Newman, St. Marguerite, Msgr. Smith, Our Lady of the Rosary, St. Albert the Great School, and Divine Mercy are encouraged to attend the 4:30pm session; students of Christ the King, St. Isabella, Prince of Peace, and all other schools are encouraged to attend the 6:30pm session. Candidates may chose the alternate time by letting Dan D'Angostino know of the change by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW URL FOR PARISH WEBSITE
St. Albert the Great's Parish website is now located at http://stalbertthegreat.ca
TOGETHER IN ACTION AND THE UNITED WAY
Did you know you can contribute to St. Albert the Great Parish and TIA through the United Way campaign at your place of work? You can direct some or all of your pledged contribution be directed to a registered charity, including our TIA campaign, by designating your gift to "St. Albert the Great Parish - Together in Action" and using CRA registered charity number 107909939 RR0084. If you have any questions, please contact Carla Jane in the office.
To date we have raised $56,761; that's 71% of our total target of $80,035 for 2018.