Weekend Mass Times

Saturday – 5:00pm (English); 7:00pm (Spanish)

Sunday – 9:00am; 11:00am; 7:00pm (all English)

Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary Parish Finder:    http://pf.calgarydiocese.ca/

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This week in the Parish

MAY 23 – MAY 29, 2016
Tue May 24 9:30am Rosary Making
7:00pm Parish Pastoral Council Meeting
7:00pm Confirmation Prayer Vigil
7:30pm RCIA
Wed May 25 9:30am Bible Study
10:15am Marian Celebration-St. Jude School
7:00pm 7pm Choir Practice
7:30pm Spanish Choir Practice
Thu May 26 9:30am Mom’s Group
2:00pm All in the Same Boat Group
6:30pm Spanish Youth
7:00pm Sacrament of Confirmation
7:00pm K of C Executive Meeting
Fri May 27 5:00pm Spanish RCIA
7:00pm Spanish Prayer Group
Sat May 28 3:45pm 5pm Choir Practice
6:30pm Couples for Christ
Sun May 29 Corpus Christi Procession after 11am Mass

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Pastoral Assignments 2016

Announcing the Pastoral Assignment changes for 2016 – please click here .

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Congratulations to all the Candidates who will be receiving Confirmation this week!

Ø The Confirmation Prayer Vigil will take place on Tuesday, May 24th at 7pm.

Ø The Sacrament of Confirmation will take place on Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.  Please join us to celebrate all of our Candidates making their Confirmation.

We ask that Candidates and Sponsors arrive at 6:30pm on the night of Confirmation and the night of the Vigil.

If you have any more questions, contact our Sacramental Preparation Coordinator, Molly Wilding.


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26th Annual Feed the Hungry Golf Tournament

Silvertip Resort, Canmore, Alberta

Monday, August 8th, 2016

For more information, visit http://www.calgarydiocese.ca/news-events/events/fthgolf-160808.html.


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Rosary and Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Tuesday May 31st 7 PM

Rosario & Coronación de la Santísima Virgen María

Martes 31 de mayo 7 PM


Images of the Virgin Mary brought to the ceremony will be blessed at the end

Imágenes de la Virgen María serán bendecidas al finalizar la ceremonia


People are welcome to bring flowers to Our Lady

pueden traer flores en honor a la Virgen María


Bring a friend!

Trae un amigo!


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Parish Pastoral Council

See new page “Parish Pastoral Council” under Parish Ministries tab!

The Parish Pastoral Team and Council want to share the Holy Spirit Parish Vision, Mission and Tagline statements that will become part of our ongoing communications as we journey together toward conversion!

Vision Statement: Go forth and make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19).

Mission Statement: To enable parishioners of Holy Spirit Parish, guided by the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church, towards conversion of faith and a mature and vibrant sacramental life of prayer, thereby to evangelize with the zeal and vitality of the Holy Spirit.

Tagline: “Walk the Talk & Love the Walk towards Conversion”.

Please read the following outline for more details – HSP Pastoral Council Objectives

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Corpus Christi Procession – Please join us

Holy Spirit Church Corpus Christi Procession

Sunday, May 29th (after the 11am Mass).

We invite all parishioners to join us for a prayer filled walk as we process the Blessed Sacrament from Holy Spirit Church to Our Lady of Peace Church on the Tsuu T’ina Nations.

A BBQ Picnic and refreshments will be held after the Procession. In order to know the number of parishioners attending, please sign-up at the Welcome Desk.


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Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre

The monthly “Day Away” Silent Retreat
Thursday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The day includes a prayerful reflection on the focus of the day, celebration of the Eucharist and a home-cooked lunch. Please call or email ahead to register. Come after 8:30 to enjoy a coffee / tea and muffins before we begin the program. Suggested contribution is $30.00 or $40.00 with a private room.

Summer Week-Long Retreats for Men and Women Preached Retreat “Understanding Mercy” June 20–26

Presented by Fr. Bob Mitchell, OFM.  Cost $600. Retreats begin with supper at 6:30 on Monday.

Directed Retreat “Humility” July 24 – 31, 2016

Spiritual Directors: Retreat Team.  Cost &650. Retreats begin with Supper at 6:30 on Sunday.

To register 403-932-2012 or email mtfrancis@shaw.ca. Booking deposit of $50 is required for each retreat.

Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre, 41160 Retreat Road Cochrane, Alberta

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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.

Youth Ministry will meet as follows:
•Torchlight Tuesdays (Grade 7-12) - No Meeting May 24th.  Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 31st by joining in the Parish celebration of the crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

•Illuminate (Grade 4-6) – is on a break until May 26th, 2016 to prepare Youth for the Sacrament of Confirmation.  We will resume our meetings on June 2nd.

For more information, please contact Aames at the office or email youthcoordinator@holyspiritparish.net .

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The Alpha Course

It is an effective and proven means to learn about Jesus and understand Him in a personal way. It is an opportunity to start to develop or strengthen your faith in Jesus.   It is a bilingual program (English/Spanish) that runs twice per year in Spring and Fall seasons.
More information: http://alphacalgary.wix.com/holyspirit .

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