Vigil for Life

Vigil for Life: Bishop Henry will preside over a Vigil for the protection of human life at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Calgary on Wednesday May 13, 2015. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for adoration from 6pm. The prayer service begins at 7pm and concludes with benediction at 8pm. All are welcome!

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Widow/Widowers Ministry

Please note that our May 2015 meeting is cancelled.

Who is this for? If you are reading this then it probably is an invitation to you to join companions who are walking your journey. The evening begins with a potluck dinner followed by fellowship and fun. Our group will gather June 6th following the 5pm Mass at Holy Spirit Church. For more information please call 403-251- 3381.

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Catholic Women’s League Fashion Show

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE

The CWL’s fashion show, Step Into Spring will be held on April 26 at 2:00pm. Tickets are only $20 and can be purchased by calling Debbie at 403-281-8185. All ladies of the parish are invited to attend.

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Knights of Columbus

The K of C will be hosting a “Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast” which includes pancakes, sausages and strawberries on May 3rd, 2015. The cost is $5 per person or $15 per family.

The K of C is holding our annual Garage Sale on Saturday May 9th, 2015. Anyone having garage sale items please contact Jim at (403)281-0497 or Ron at (403)252-9868. We will be accepting items from Thursday, May 7th to Saturday morning, May 9th, 2015.

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Hike For Life

35th Annual HIKE FOR LIFE
Saturday: May 9, 2015 – Prince’s Island Park
Registration 8:30am, Hike 9:00 – 12:00 noon
Come be a pro-life presence in this fun event to help raise funds for Calgary Pro-Life Association’s Respect for Life and Respect for You Educational programs.
Get someone to sponsor you or sponsor a friend.
For Sponsor Pledge sheets and additional information, call 403-243-0691. Visit www.calgaryprolife.com.

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Confirmation

CONFIRMATION
Attention all Baptized Catholics grades SIX and up who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation this year. If you have not registered then please do so at the office during the week. Please bring Baptismal certificate and $10 at registration.
If your son or daughter did not participate in the retreat through St. Benedict, St. Cyril or St. Jude there is an additional Retreat on April 25th from 10am-2pm they must attend.
In May we will have 3 sessions:
• Thurs. April 30th 7:00pm-8:30pm
• Thurs. May 7th 7:00pm-8:30pm
• Thurs. May 14th 7:00pm-8:30pm
All three of these sessions are mandatory.
The Confirmation Vigil will take place on May 19th at 7pm
The Sacrament of Confirmation will take place on Thurs. May 21 at 7pm.
We ask that candidates and sponsors arrive at the church at 6:30pm for both of those nights.
If you have any more questions contact our Sacramental Preparation Coordinator, Molly Lehew

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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) –Meeting on Tuesday, April 28. We will be making sandwiches for the less fortunate.
  • Illuminate (Grade 4-6) –No meetings while Confirmation preparation is occurring. We will meet again May 28th.
  • Illuminate at St. Benedict will be held on Friday, May 1st at lunchtime.
  • Illuminate at St. Gerard will be held on Wednesday, April 29 during Hymn Sing.

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

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

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