Parish Photo Directory – Book by September 28th, 2014

Holy Spirit is inviting each and every person/family to join us in celebrating the 40th Anniversary of our Parish by participating in our Photo Directory. In appreciation of your participation, each family will receive a free color directory and a free 8 x 10 colour portrait. This is a wonderful opportunity to have a family portrait or single portrait taken.
All pictures are taken by Artistic Impressions at Holy Spirit between September 30 and October 18, 2014, Tuesdays to Saturdays. The 30 minute appointment includes viewing of your photos and selecting photos if desired. They will be delivered in time for Christmas giving.
How: Book an appointment after all weekend masses in the gathering area; OR go on-line go to and follow the easy instructions. The on-line booking system WILL BE AVAILABLE MONDAY-FRIDAY ONLY.
Or… for direct link click here: Artistic Impressions Calendar Link . Dates times available will be white in color starting Sept. 30, 2014. Follow the prompts. Click NEW USER to register yourself for that appointment time.


More information is coming soon for photo taking of the various ministries within Holy Spirit Parish.
If questions, please call the parish office at 403-251-3381. Encourage your family and friends in the parish to be a part of this project!

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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.

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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

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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.


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 or call 403-460-5099.


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

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Couples for Christ

A Christian Family Life renewal Ministry invites married couples, widows, widowers, divorced and single parents to attend a “Christian Life Program” (CLP), Saturdays starting September 27, 2014 at 6:30pm at Holy Spirit Parish Chapel. Please contact Yel/Lisa Gala: (403) 618-3348 or Al/Sol Relayo: (403) 714-4748.

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CWL Updates

Ladies – you are invited to our Wine & Cheese on Wednesday, September 17th immediately following the 7:00 pm Mass. Come and see what we have planned for the Fall. Bring a friend.

The CWL Annual Used Book Sale will be held on Saturday, September 20th. Please start saving any books you would like to donate. You can bring them to the church starting the first week in September. There will be a receptacle in the Gathering Area for your convenience.

CWL Scholarship applications are still being accepted and are available at the bulletin board in the gathering area. The deadline is Sept. 15 and can be dropped off at the office or at the hospitality desk marked attention CWL – Education scholarship.

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The Alpha Course

The Alpha Course will start all Mondays from September 8 to December 1 at 6:30 to 8:45 PM. Alpha is the opportunity to open the door to your spiritual questions and to explore the Christian faith more. If you are struggling with some question about your faith, or want to strengthen more and deeply your relationship with Jesus, or you know people who are asking about Jesus or want to come back to the Church, Alpha is the place to begin. The course is completely developed in English and Spanish. Information and registration contact Fredy Mateus at (587) 998-4603 .

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Bible Study

Wednesday Morning Bible Study
9:30 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M. will resume October 1st with 8 sessions on the book of EXODUS given by Sister Darlene Madore fcJ – a devoted and humorous scripture scholar. Free will offering.

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Calgary Catholic Walk and Run – all welcome!

The Calgary Catholic School District invites you to participate in the sixth annual Calgary Catholic Run & Walk on Saturday, September 20, 2014. The event is an opportunity to come together with a focus on community, health, fitness and to raise funds for the Calgary Catholic Education Foundation and the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre. Participants can register for either a 5 km or 10 km run or a 5 km walk as well as enter their preschool children in a “Little Legs” race. Register online

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