PARISH PHOTO DIRECTORY & PORTRAITS

Thanks to all who participated in the parish photo directory. Portraits and directories should be available in early December.

If there are any candid or formal photos of your ministry group you may like included in the photo directory, please email them by Monday, October 20th to Jane Oswald – marmie79@hotmail.com and to the photo company – artistic_impressions@shaw.ca . Please also include your group name, Holy Spirit Church, a contact name & phone #.

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Holy Spirit Church Widow/Widowers Ministry

Sometimes it’s just nice to have an evening where everyone understands. On November 1 following the 5 pm Mass, Holy Spirit Widow and Widowers’ Group invite you to join us as we share our monthly potluck supper, have stimulating conversations and enjoy one another’s company. For more info. contact the Holy Spirit Parish Office at 403-251-3381.

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Ladies Twilight Retreat

Ladies Twilight Retreat at Mount St. Francis
Led by Fr. Bob Mitchell OFM on Tuesday, October 21. Registration begins at 6:00pm. Fr. Bob will lead a talk entitled “Inner Attitude” Cost is $25 per person, including dinner. To register, please contact Cindy MacKenzie at 403-851-0917 or cindymackenzie@telus.net .

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Hispanic Ministry Movie Invite

The Hispanic Ministry invites everyone in our parish to watch the St John XXIII movie (Spanish with sub-titles in English); to remember him in celebration of the 52nd Anniversary of the opening of Vatican II Council (11-Oct-1962). This event will happen on Friday Oct 17th at 6.30pm. The following week (October 24th) at 6.30 pm we will have the movie of St. John Paul II (Spanish with sub-titles in English) to celebrate the date his papacy began (22-Oct-1978) and to remember him by his great contribution to the Church of Christ. Please keep in mind that movies’ duration is 3 hrs. each. Refreshments will be provided for both events.

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First Reconciliation

FIRST RECONCILIATION

Attention all Baptized Catholics grade four and up who wish to receive the Sacrament of First Reconciliation this year. Registration will be Thursday October 2nd (at 7:00 pm), Sunday October 5th (at 12 noon) and a session for late registration will be offered on Thursday October 9th (at 7:00 pm). All dates of sessions, the Retreat and Rite have been sent to the Parish schools, placed on the Holy Spirit Website and on the bulletin board at the Church entrance. Please bring Baptismal certificate and $10 at time of registration.

Schedule of dates: FIRST RECONCILIATION PREPARATION 2014

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Youth Ministry

The Holy Spirit Parish Youth Ministry is a vibrant community of young people committed to supporting the youth of the parish in fostering a deeper relationship with Jesus by building a safe, faith filled environment where the youth can encounter Christ in a personal way.

To join/follow Holy Spirit Youth Ministry, check out https://hspyouth.wordpress.com.

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Food For Life (FFL)

With generous support from Holy Spirit Parish, Food for Life instructor Kate McGoey-Smith is delighted to bring valuable, life-saving nutrition information to the Calgary and Area communities.

Nutrition and Cooking Classes – The Power of Food for Diabetes Prevention and Treatment.

Join Kate in exploring how a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes can enhance your health and support your overall wellness goals. Learn how to gain control of your health through simple steps in the kitchen.

REGISTER TODAY

Every Thursday, 7- 9 p.m. | $65 for the 4-class series

Thursday, Oct. 16 Introduction to How Foods Fight Diabetes
Thursday, Oct. 23 The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart
Thursday, Oct. 30 Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
Thursday, Nov. 6 Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Register online at forksmart.ca or call 403-460-5099.

LOCATION

Holy Spirit Parish
10827 – 24 Street SW. Calgary, Alberta T2W 2Z2

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