Welcome to St. Mary's Parish

                                                             6 McMillan Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 5X8      

                                                                                 403-347-3114  

                             

 

We are all called by Jesus Christ to know and love Him. We hope you find our Parish to be a welcoming community.  By living our faith fully, sharing our faith freely, we hope to transform our world and build up the Body of Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.

 

 

 

 The office will be closed Friday, September 30 in observance of

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The 9am Mass will be celebrated to honor this day 

 

 

Blessing of the Graves

Sunday, October 2 at 1pm

Mount Calvary: Father Jan

Red Deer Cemetery: Father Mirek

Alto Reste: Deacon Roger

  

 

Food Bank Drive

Pick up a slip of paper with a printed food or household item on it before or after mass.

Please bring these items back and place on tables at the front or back of the church.

Thank you from the Justice and Mercy Committee.

 

 

TRANSITUS OF ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Each year on the evening of October 3, the Franciscan family throughout the world pauses to celebrate theSolemnity of our Holy Father Francis’s Transitus, passing over from this life to the next.

St. Pio Fraternity invites you to commemorate this night on

October 3 at 7:00 pm

St. Mary’s Parish

 

CANADA NEEDS OUR LADY

Join hundreds of Catholics in over 700 communities across

Canada on October 15, at noon to pray the Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary for the needs of Canada and the world.

Please meet in the parking lot at these participating parishes:

St. Mary’s Parish

Sacred Heart Parish

Our Lady of the Assumption: Sylvan Lake

 

 

 

Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, October 16 After the 9am & 11am Mass

Price: by donation

 

 

Knights of Columbus Fall Supper

Friday, November 4

Tickets available in October

 

   



Click the button on the left for

Our weekly live-streamed Mass, on Saturdays at 5:00 pm

and for Weddings, Funeral and other Sacraments

Check the Links page above for other live-streamed services or Masses.



The Pope's intention for the month of September 2022

Abolition of the Death Penalty

We pray that the death penalty,

which attacks the dignity of the human person,

may be legally abolished in every country.

Pope Francis' Visit to Canada 

 What he said...speeches and homilies from the Papal Visit.

His Holiness, Pope Francis, completed his apostolic journey to Canada from July 24 – 29. On this “pilgrimage of penance”, he made a series of public statements regarding Indigenous reconciliation and healing. 

TO READ MORE CLICK THE LINK BELOW 

https://caedm.ca/speeches-delivered-by-pope-francis-during-visit-to-canada/


If you are willing to provide much needed financial support to our Parish

and to other worthy charitable organizations, please click here.

**St Mary's Parish now offers e-transfer donations.**

Father Mirek will never send anyone email messages asking for help, money or gift cards.

These are scam emails.  Please report them and move them to junk files.

 


Edge youth group leaders training!!
Are you in Grade 9 - 12? Need Religion hours?
Are you an adult that would like to volunteer with youth ministry?
Join us for Edge Youth Group leader training on Tuesday October 4th at Notre Dame High School from 4:30-9:00pm, to learn more, team build, and prep for this upcoming year in youth ministry in Innisfail, Red Deer, and Blackfalds. Supper will be provided! 
If you are interested, please contact Jeannette Manser prior to October 4th.
(403) 872-5191 or  jeannette.manser@rdcrs.ca

 


  

Please click here for more information on a farming project sponsored by Chalice.



How to Help the Ukrainian People

Please click here for information of ways to aid and

support the people of Ukraine at this terrible time.

Download
PRAYER FOR THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE
Prayer for the People of Ukraine.docx
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Donate Through Canada Helps! - Click here

Using your Credit Card

Please note, Canada Helps! sends your donation receipt directly to you.  

PLEASE SUPPORT

THE TOGETHER WE SERVE CAMPAIGN ONLINE GIVING

 https://29956caedm.thankyou4caring.org/donation-page---together-we-serve


CHILDREN'S LITURGY

At the moment Children's Liturgy is 

ON HOLD UNTIL WE HAVE MORE LEADERS

    Please pray for the families who are on this journey of Faith.


PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT

St. Mary's preferred method of donation is the Pre-Authorized Debit from your bank account either once or twice per month. This form can be filled out and mailed to the parish office or dropped off during business hours. Thank you for your generous support of St. Mary's Parish!

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