Parish Bulletin, December 5, 2021

Second Sunday of Advent

No Weekday Masses for the first week of December

There will be no weekday Masses and confession from November 4, to December10, 2021 due to Fr. Saga being away to visit home. Msgr. John Hamilton will be taking over our weekend Masses for the duration.

All weekday Mass intentions will continue to be said by Fr. Saga elsewhere. If you have offered an intention and would like to make alternative arrangements,  this, please let the office know and we can make alternative arrangements.

Readings for Sunday November 21, 2021

1st Reading                            Baruch 5 1-9
Responsorial Psalm               Psalm126
2nd Reading                          Philippians 1 3-6, 8-11
Gospel Reading                     Luke 3 1-6

Advent and Christmas Season Volunteers

We need help with setting up and taking down decorations for the Christmas season as well as families to volunteer for the wreath lighting for all the weekend Masses.

Sign-ups for these are available in the foyer, or you can email me at:

We welcome anyone who wants to participate and help out!

Let’s make our Parish Beautiful!

We ask everyone to please help us make our parish beautiful for the Christmas Season. Starting this week, There will be “Christmas flowers” envelopes available at the foyer, which you can drop in the collection basket. All proceeds from this will go towards beautifying our parish for the Christmas Season.

CWL Membership Drive

The CWL is asking members to pay their CWL Membership fees of $30.00 for 2022.  Please put cash or check into an envelope with your name and ‘CWL Membership’ on the outside of the envelope.

You may drop your envelope off at the Parish Office or into the Donation Basket. You may also give your fees to Mary Laliberte or Isabelle Hebert.

Mass Intentions

To request Mass intentions, please fill out an envelope in the foyer then drop it into the Mass Intentions Box. We request you have your intentions submitted a month in advance, as we will be only checking the box at the end of each month.

In case of emergency, please speak with the office.

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception

This December 8, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, The Mary Help of Christians group will be hosting a talk by Bishop David Motiuk.He will be guiding a reflection on the Nativity icon.

The event starts at 7 pm and all are invited to join.

Mary Help of Christians Group

. The Mary Help of Christians Devotional Group is conducting a Food Hamper Drive for families in need this Christmas until December 18. Envelopes are available in the main foyer and the exit area.

We are offering Commemorative
Poinsettias This Christmas!

Poinsettias will come with a Name Plate and will be featured in the Parish for the Duration of the Christmas Season.

Small : $25      Large: $50

Speak with the office to avail of this program.

Let Us Pray For:

Sylvia Dewey, Rose Marie Bruno, Gilda Dionne, Robert Theroux, Patrick Donovan, Pamela Artieda, Leo DePiedro, Carlo DeCol, Berna Campese, Velvet Andriuk, Cyprian Gomms, Steven Foreman, Stella Providence, Therese Kennedy, Don and Cecile Krammer, who are ill at this time.

Let us also pray for the repose of the soul of Anna DiLullo, who has returned to the Father.

Do you have prayer requests for yourself or your family? Do you want the community to pray for you? We can send your request out in the weekly bulletin!

Speak with us at the office, or fill in the form at:

Catholic Young Adults
of Edmonton

We are incredibly excited to invite you into this new young adults ministry.

The Catholic Young Adults of Edmonton (C-YEG for short) will promote events run by us and other organizations for those who are thirsting for a faith community in the Church!

Young adults are invited to the C-YEG Mass on the third Sunday each month at St. Charles Parish at 4 p.m.

Come for Mass and stay for socializing. We look forward to seeing you and your friends at our next Mass December 19!

Instagram: @catholic_yeg

Facebook: C-YEG

Flocknote (texting): text ‘C-YEG’ to 514-900-0130 for text updates


Missals are now Available

Sunday missals are now available in the parish. They are going to be available in the parish foyer during weekend masses, or at the parish office during the week. All Missals are offered by donation.

Youth And Family Ministry

Our Youth and Family Ministry is starting to meet!
The youth meetings are on Tuesdays, at 6:30 pm,
and young adult Adoration and meetings are every first Wednesday of the month at 7 PM.

For more information, please check us at
or see the posters in the foyer.


Food Hamper Drive

The Mary Help of Christians Devotional Group is conducting a Food Hamper Drive for families in need this Christmas until December 18. Envelopes are available in the main foyer and the exit area.

Advent Penitential Service

Advent Penitential Service will be held on December 15 at 7pm. All are invited to partake.


Confirmation Registration is now open!!!

Registration for the Sacrament of Confirmation is now open! Click the link for more information:


Christmas Mass Schedule


December 24 Christmas Eve Masses will be at 6pm and 9pm and December 25 Christmas day mass will be at 10:30am.

Online booking for Christmas Masses will be available online by Wednesday December 8th or call the office to save your spot.


We are looking for Ushers, Readers, Videographers, Eucharistic Ministers and Sanitizers for our Weekend Masses! Feel free to contact us, or reach out in person to any of our parish team members.


We welcome Nanette our new Parish Admin Assistant.

Our new office hours are Mondays to Fridays 8:30am – 4pm

Address:          14406 62 St. NW, Edmonton, AB T5A 2E9
Phone:            780 473 4259

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