St. Peter Parish
A Parish Home to Grow in Holiness
100 Argyle St, Regina, SK S4R 4C3
In the Archdiocese of Regina
Office: 306-545-4411, email@example.com
Office hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed lunch hour)
Emergencies-only line, 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.: 306-807-0960
(Only for anointing, dying and reporting death)
Holy Week Schedule: Palm Sunday Masses will be at the usual time. Holy Thursday Mass will be at 7:00 p.m.; Good Friday service, at 3:00 p.m.; Easter Vigil Mass, at 8:00 p.m. (no 5:00 p.m. Mass that day); and Easter morning Mass, at 10:00 a.m.
Sign-up sheets are at the back of the church for volunteers for Washing of the Feet and The Hour of Adoration, both on Holy Thursday. Please consider signing up, especially if you have never done these before. If you sign up for feet washing, please check in when you arrive so we know you’re here, thanks.
News and Special Events
• This Sunday, Apr. 14, all are invited to a Country Gospel Sing-Along in our Parish Hall. For details, please see the mini-poster in the bulletin.
• A big thank-you to St. Peter’s School and donors for generosity towards St. Peter Parish! St. Peter School organized another fund-raiser in March, consisting of a trivia night, 50/50 draw, and Adirondack chair sales to help our parish cope with costs related to the January vandalism. $2500 was raised!
• On Good Friday, Stations of the Cross will start at 2:15 p.m.
• There will be a Way of the Cross for Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse on Good Friday (Friday, Apr. 19) at 10:00 a.m. at Little Flower Parish (420 College Ave.). All are invited to come to give spiritual and emotional support.
• Allegations of sex abuse decades ago in Scotland have led to charges against Fr. Robert MacKenzie, a retired priest in our Archdiocese, who will be extradited to go on trial. Copies of a letter by Archbishop Don Bolen on the subject are available at the back of the church. Please pray for all involved.
• On Wednesday, Apr. 10, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI published an essay On the Roots of the Sexual Abuse Crisis. Copies are available at the back of the church, and online at Catholic News Agency.
• On Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter, incense will be used. If you are allergic to incense, please know that Holy Child Parish (2636 – 7th Ave. East) does not use incense.
• O’Neill High School invites us to join them for liturgies on Holy Thursday (Seven Sorrows of Mary) and/or May 30 (Mass celebrating the Ascension), both at 11:30 a.m. Please see the sign-up sheet (just initial if you hope to come) at the back.
• Free this Lent: Dr. Scott Hahn’s Genesis to Jesus, a video study, at the website stpaulcenter.com.
• St. Cecilia parish has room for more subscribers for Formed, the most extensive library of great Catholic audio, video and books on the Internet! Please click here for more information.
• Bring your bells for Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. Let’s make some joyful noise to praise the Lord!
• “In Canada, everyone has the right to their faith and their conscience.” People, therefore, who for reasons of faith and/or conscience cannot assist in any way in another’s suicide, must not be forced out of their professions on that account. Provincial governments are in a position to safeguard healthcare workers rights. If you did not sign a letter asking our provincial government to recognize this right of conscience, please click here for more information and a letter to send in.
• Businesses whose work is compatible with Catholic faith and morals to have their business card printed on back of the bulletins, $250 per year. Please contact us for more details.
• If you would like to receive the bulletin by e-mail, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Refugee families with connections in Regina, some in our Catholic parishes and Catholic schools, need help. Although St. Peter Parish is not in a position to sponsor them, if you wish to make a donation for them, please contact our Archdiocesan Social Justice office for further information: 306-352-1651 Ext. 222. They can put you in contact with a parish that is raising money for refugees at this time.
• “Share the Journey.” Development and Peace, the Canadian part of Caritas International, raises money to help the poorest and most in need all over the world. To donate to them, please see the website, www.devp.org.
Please see our bulletin and insert (see above), if you haven’t already, for more on what’s happening at St. Peter Parish and in our Archdiocese.