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					April 4, 2010                                            Resurrection of the Lord – Easter Sunday
                                                              Acts 10:34, 37-43; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-18
 “This is the day the Lord has made; let us                              SUNDAY, April 11
                                                                         10:00am – 10:45am Library is Open
                   rejoice and be glad.” (Psalm 118:24)
                                                                         TAKE NOTE!! 24 HR. ADORATION OF THE BLESSED
         “Christ the Lord is risen indeed. So come to him, and           SACRAMENT begins with Exposition of the Blessed
share in his resurrection!                                               Sacrament at 10:00am Friday, April 9 to 10:00am, Saturday,
         He makes all things new. So come to him, and let                April 10 in the Prayer Room. “Where Eucharistic life
him raise you to experience his new life!”                               flourishes, there the life of the Church will blossom.” (Pope John
                                             the WORD among us
                                                                         Paul II) Join us and schedule a silent holy hour; please sign up
                                                                         on the sheet posted at the front entrance of the Church. Use
May the joy and peace                                                    front door entrance only.
   of the resurrected Lord be yours!
                                                                         RELIGIOUS ARTICLES & GIFTS: The C.W.L. will sell
                                                                         religious items/gifts after the Masses the weekend of April
LITURGIES                                                                10/11 and 17/18th. These would make suitable mementos for
TUESDAY, April 6                                                         those receiving the sacraments of First Communion,
11:00am            Funeral Mass for Cornelius (Paddy) O’Connell          Confirmation, and Baptism.
THURSDAY, April 8 – NO MASS                                              COME        AND     SEE       WHAT       THE      SECULAR
FRIDAY, April 9 – 24 Hr. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament              FRANCISCANS ARE ALL ABOUT on Monday, April 12
9:00am             MASS
10:00am            Mass at the Red Deer Nursing Home                     at 6:30pm, in the Library. Learn more about St. Francis of
SATURDAY – April 10                                                      Assisi and grow in your faith. For more information, call Irene
5:00pm Mass                                                              at 403-342-1793 or Theresa at 403-341-3993.
Adult Server       U Zak
Altar Servers      J Sim, J Molino, J Goodwin                            KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS #6563 (Our Lady of Victory
Hospitality        I Schmidt, C Page, E Sim
Children’s Liturgy NO CHILDREN’S LITURGY                                 Council) will meet Monday, April 12, 7:30pm, at the K of C
Proclaimers        K Aubrey, I Bolhuis, C Bryson                         Meeting Room (5579–47 Street). The Knights of Columbus
EMOHC              C & D Dornstauder, B Fisette, H & L Hawkings,         are always looking for Catholic gentlemen to help serve their
                   G & J Keogh, E Klein, S & V Merredew                  community in various ways. If interested, please call Morris at
SUNDAY, April 11 – Divine Mercy Sunday
9:00am Mass                                                              403-347-0653.
Adult Server       E Carless
Altar Servers      A Bailey, T Allier, V McCagg                          CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE will meet on Monday,
Hospitality        O Duret, M Ricard, C Watkins                          April 19 in the Parish Centre. Guest speaker, David Bouchard
Children’s Liturgy NO CHILDREN’S LITURGY                                 will give a power point and presentation on the Magdalena
Pre-School         NO CHILDREN’S LITURGY
Proclaimers        K Meraw, O Frenette, R McDonald                       House Society. Join us for the Rosary at 7:00pm; meeting and
EMOHC              A Dyvig, P Hanna, M Hollman, K LaGrange, C Mason,     social to follow.
                   B & D MacDonald, J Nett, L Statchuk, F Stokowski      SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION
EMOHC (Hospital) B Boser & L Sellinger/K & S Hanrahan/A Stubbs
11:00am Mass       For All Parishioners                                  REMINDER:
Adult Server       R Stafford-Mayer
Altar Servers      C Hunt, T Castuciano, S Cote                                   CONFIRMATION RETREAT for Students
Hospitality        H Thompson, M Sych, T Castuciano                                        at St. Mary’s Parish
Children’s Liturgy NO CHILDREN’S LITURGY                                 Saturday, April 18 – 8:45am–12:00pm (St. Francis
Pre-School         NO CHILDREN’S LITURGY
Proclaimers        K Whiting, R Viczko, C Thorsteinson                   School) 12:45pm–4:00pm (STA, St. Teresa’s, St.
EMOHC              A Capicio, C CurrieT DeGraff, R Hamill, L Kohlman,    Patrick’s, Camille J. Lerouge, École la Prairie, Home
                   B Koswin, E Liptak, L Ruether, H Russell, B Wyntjes   School)
7:00pm Mass
Adult Server       KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
                                                                         Please pray for all our young people as they prepare to receive
Altar Servers      P LaGrange, E Racelis, A Galenzoski                   all the graces God offers in the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Hospitality        KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Proclaimers        KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS                                   MARRIAGE PREPARATION: The filling out of wedding
                                                                         papers is essential. Contact the parish office at least 6 months
    SACRED HEART has no Masses scheduled                                 before the wedding date to start the paperwork. Completing a
                   for the week of April 5 – 9th.                        Marriage Preparation Course is a requirement. The course will
                                                                         be offered at St. Mary’s April 30-May 2 and June 4-6, 2010.
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR PARISH                                           BAPTISM RETREATS for parents will be held April 24.
TUESDAY, April 6                                                         (NOTE: This is the last date at St. Mary’s until the fall.
                 NO C.I.C. THIS WEEK – Spring Break!                     Consider attending the retreat before your baby is born!)
THURSDAY, April 8                                                        Pre-registration is required; be prepared to bring your child’s
7:00pm           Grief Support Group - Library
SATURDAY, April 10
                                                                         birth certificate—the one with the parents’ names listed on it.
11:00am          Confession                                              Call the Parish Office to arrange an interview and to complete
                                                                         the necessary paperwork.
                                                                   WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES is an event in support of
SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS TO THOSE                                   the Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre and takes place on
INITIATED INTO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC                                  Saturday, June 12, 2:00-4:00pm; meet and sign in at the
CHURCH AT THE EASTER VIGIL FROM YOUR                               Rotary Park Picnic Shelter. (Refreshments and live
NEW FAITH FAMILY. WE WELCOME YOU AS                                entertainment at the picnic shelter following the walk.) Walker
ONE WITH US AND WILL CONTINUE TO PRAY                              Registration Fee: $15 for Child, $20 for Youth, and $25 for
FOR YOU!                                                           Adult.. For more info, call 403-343-1611 or go to

STEWARDSHIP IN ACTION                                              JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE: A trip of a lifetime
St. Paul reminds the Colossians that they have been raised         that promises to be a spiritual and emotional journey back in
with Christ, exhorting them to think about “things that are        time to a land of rich history and ancient biblical culture. Join
above, not on things that are on earth.” (Col 3:2) We, too,        Fr. Kazimierz Kubat SDS, October 19 – November 1 (14 days
have been raised with Christ. Let us rejoice and be glad!          for $3,189.00 CAD), on this dynamic and exciting biblical
                                                                   tour that you will not forget, from Israel the “Land of Milk and
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT de PAUL is now in our                       Honey” to the “Land of the Pharaohs” in Egypt. For more
community! In order to carry out its work, the society relies      info, call Fr. Kaz at 403-845-3457 or Elda at 204-775-8839.
upon donations of gently used household items, clothing, as
well as monetary gifts. And, there are many opportunities to       *MARK YOUR CALENDAR* for the 2nd Annual Country
serve Christ through good works in our community. Home             Harvest Dinner and Auction to be held at Sacred Heart Parish
visits, pick up of donations, delivery of items, providing         on Friday, October 29. More details to follow at a later date.
transportation to those in need to social agencies are just some
of the ways one could volunteer. Training is provided. For         OUR LADY OF VICTORY CAMP: It’s not too soon to
more information, call 403-597-3030.                               start thinking about summer camp. Go to or
                                                                   call Lisa at 403-347-4952 for information about dates and
EVENTS OF INTEREST                                                 registration.
for those who are separated or divorced who meet in the Board
Room at Sacred Heart Parish on Wednesdays at 7:00pm. Call          ATTENTION ALL PARISHIONERS! St. Mary’s Catholic
Wendy at 403-573-5731 to register                                  Parish would like to implement pre-authorized debits to
                                                                   streamline the donation process for both you as the parishioner
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT FORUM ON FAITH                                   and St. Mary’s Parish. In order for us to be able to proceed
DEVELOPMENT: The Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools                with having your donations processed directly through your
is holding a Public Engagement Forum to explore how                bank account, we need to have at least 100 individuals/families
Catholic schools can best support homes and parishes in the        sign up for the pre-authorized payment process.
faith development of our Catholic community. It takes place        If you are interested in supporting St. Mary’s Catholic Parish
on Monday, April 19, 7:00 - 9:00 pm at St. Thomas Aquinas          in this venture, please pick up an application form from the
School (3821-39 St.). Parents have the primary responsibility      parish office or contact Line Lamothe if you require additional
for their children's faith development yet the Church calls        information.
Catholic schools to support them in their role. Come with your
ideas! Pre-registration is not required. For more info call the    NEWCOMERS! We welcome you to our parish family and
Division office at 403-343-1055 or email         ask you to identify yourself by completing the neon orange
                                                                   Newcomer’s Parish Information form available at the front
“WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER”: At this workshop                     and back entrances of the Church. Bring your completed form
learn how to support people in the community who are dealing       into the parish office during office hours or drop it into the
with end of life issues. Hosted by the Red Deer Hospice, it        collection basket at one of the Sunday liturgies.
will be held on Thursday, April 22 (9am – 5pm) at the              WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER: If you are not
Westerner Park Chalet. This session is open to any one who is      receiving the WCR and wish to do so please contact the Parish
coping with end of life concerns. For more information call        Office. (Subscription fee is covered by St. Mary’s.)
403-309-4344 or go to the Alberta Hospice Palliative Care          2010 DONATION ENVELOPES: Please pick up your
Assoc. at                                            envelopes at the front entrance of the Church if you have not
                                                                   already done so. If you do not have envelopes and wish to
ST. JAMES’ GATE will perform on Saturday, May 1, at                contribute on a regular basis, please contact the parish office.
Festival Hall. Tickets are $40/person; proceeds are in support
of Catholic Charities, Catholic Social Services’ Sign of Hope.
Band starts at 8:00pm and evening meal at 10:00pm. Tickets                    PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL
are available at Catholic Social Services; call 403-347-8844.      Nominations are now open for three positions on St.
                                                                   Mary’s Parish Pastoral Council. If you are interested in
ALBERTA PROLIFE LIFE 2010 CONFERENCE:                              serving on the Council, or if you would like to nominate
Register now for the Saturday, May 8 Conference and Dinner         some one (after receiving their consent), then please
with keynote speaker, journalist and TV commentator,               contact Linus Westberg at 403-343-3250 or contact the
Michael Coren. To register, call 780-421-7747 or go to their       Parish Office at 403-347-3114. Nominations will close
website at                                 on Thursday, April 8 at 12:00 noon.