St. Albert the Great Parish News
PARISH LENTEN PENITENTIAL SERVICE
St. Albert the Great Church will have a Lenten Penitential Service on Friday, April 5, beginning at 7:00 pm, following the 6:30pm Mass. Several Priests will be available to hear your Confession. Please note there will not be a Healing Service following Mass.
CONFIRMATION FOR ADULTS
Are you over 18 years old and have never received the sacrament of Confirmation? Join our Confirmation Preparation for adults at St. Albert the Great Church! Sessions will take place in the St. Francis Room after the 11 am Mass beginning on Sunday, April 7, and will continue on April 14 and 28. The Confirmation Celebration date will be either Friday May 10 or Saturday May 11. Please register online at http://stalbertthegreat.ca/adultconfirmation or contact Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org to for more information.
LENTEN RETREAT WITH MICHAEL CHIASSON
St. Albert the Great Parish will be hosting a Lenten Retreat, presented by Michael Chiasson, on Sunday April 7 beginning at 7 pm. This is a free event! Please register at access52.com/lent. There will be coffee and treats to follow.
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE AT ST. ALBERT THE GREAT PARISH
- Palm Sunday Masses: Saturday, April 13 at 5:00pm / Sunday, April 14 at 9:00am, 11:00am, & 5:00pm
- Chrism Mass: Monday, April 14 at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 7:30 pm (No Mass @ SATG)
- Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Supper: Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 pm
- Good Friday, Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion: Friday, April 19 at 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm
- Easter Vigil Mass: Saturday, April 20 at 9:00 pm
- Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 21 at 9:00am, 11:00am, & 5:00pm
- Easter Monday: Monday, April 22 at 9:00 am
FRIDAY STATIONS OF THE CROSS DURING LENT
Stations of the Cross will continue taking place at St. Albert the Great Parish at 6:30pm on Fridays in Lent, with the exception of April 5 (First Friday evening Mass) and April 19 (Good Friday).
COMING ALIVE CAMP REGISTRATION – Registration will take place on Saturday, April 6 beginning at 9:30 am until 11:00 am in the St. Albert the Great Church basement. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to high demand, each adult may register one family’s children only. Please bring the Alberta Health Care Cards for each child as well as emergency contact information. Full payment of $40 per child is due at time of registration. Please make cheques payable to St. Albert the Great Parish.
COMING ALIVE CAMP NEEDS ADULT VOLUNTEERS AND YOUTH LEADERS!
Please join us for this great opportunity. Camp runs from July 15 to 19 in the morning at St. Albert the Great Parish. Any interested Youth entering grades 7-12 are welcome to apply by emailing email@example.com. We are also still in need of Adult volunteers. Please help us to make camp a great success once again!
RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, at St. Albert the Great Church is in need of 11 sponsors. Sponsors are baptized Catholic adults who are practicing their faith and willing to be faith companions. Sponsors are not saints or theologians! Please consider your calling as one of the baptized faithful and walk with a person who is asking to become Catholic. Information and guidance will be provided. Please contact Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUTH GROUP PILGRIMAGE & FUNDRAISER
St. Albert the Great Parish’s Youth Group is planning a pilgrimage to Medicine Hat to spend the day with the Holy Family Youth Group and Fr. Iqbal to see the historic St. Patrick’s Church, pray the outdoor Stations of the Cross and do a fun activity. To do this, fundraising is essential to help subsidize the cost of this trip and we have decided on Purdy’s Chocolates. You can either complete a form provided in the bulletin or visit the link below to order online at https://fundraising.purdys.com/970758-64766.
CHILDREN’S LITURGY SUNDAY 5PM MASS NEEDS ADULT VOLUNTEERS
Beginning in April, we will no longer have sufficient volunteers for the Sunday 5pm Children’s Liturgy program at St. Albert the Great Church. We require a minimum of two cleared adults every week. If you are interested and available to volunteer in this valuable ministry, please contact email@example.com for more information.
BAPTISM PREPARATION VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Do you love your Catholic faith? Do you have a desire to share that love with young couples preparing to have their child baptized? Baptism Preparation typically takes place from 10:00 am until Noon on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at St. Albert the Great Parish. Please consider this wonderful and necessary ministry! Contact Dan for more information about joining the Baptism Preparation Team at St. Albert the Great Parish: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOCIAL MEDIA SURVEY
We would like to hear from you about how we can best utilize social media for St. Albert the Great Parish. Please take a moment to fill out the short survey at http://tinyurl.com/SATGsocial.Thank you.