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Bulletin For the Week of March 1st, 2015
Sunday Liturgical Ministers Schedule
Waterford Ministers Schedule and Mass Schedule
West Oak Ministers Schedule and Mass Schedule
Del Manor Ministers Schedule

SECOND WEEK IN LENT
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Isaiah 1.10,16-20,27-28,31++; Matthew 23. 1-12
9:00 a.m. Mass with the Intention
          + Gisela Vera
7:00 p.m. Mass with the Intention
          + Manuel Serpa Madruga
            + Bryce Smith
            + Ines Backlund
                                   
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Jeremiah 18. 18-20; Matthew 20. 17-28
9:00 a.m.     Mass with the Intention                          
                        Intentions of Evan Morton
                               
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Jeremiah 17. 5-10; Luke 16. 19-31
9:00 a.m. Mass with the Intention
            + Leila Braganca
 
Friday, March 6, 2015
Genesis 37. 3-4,12-13a,17b-28; Matthew 21.33-43,45-46
9:00 a.m. Mass With the Intentions
            + Ted Kushar
            + Savas Charamis
            + Martha Newton
            + Beatrice Wirsiy
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
 
Saturday, March 7, 2015
4:00 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:00 p.m.  Eucharist
 
THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT
Exodus 20. 1-7; Romans 5.1-2,5-8; John 4. 5-42
 
IN OUR PARISH THIS WEEK...........
Tuesday, March 3rd
9:30 a.m. Spanish Group
7:30 p.m.  RCIA (St. Matthew)
 
Wednesday, March 4th
9:45 a.m. Mothers’ Group
12:30 p.m. Card Playing (St. Matthew)
7:00 p.m.   Knitters (St. Matthew)
 
Thursday, March 5th
8:30 a.m. Teacher Workshop (Hall)
1:00 p.m. Lenten Series (St. Matthew)
7:30 p.m. Lenten Series (Hall)  
 
Friday, March 6th
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m.  Prayer Group (St. Matthew)
 
Sunday, March 8th
1:00 p.m Marriage Liturgy Workshop (Church)
 
Parish Golf Tournament
Our parish golf tournament will return on Sunday, May 24, 2015.  It is being held at the Royal Ontario Golf Club.  More information and registration forms will come out in the future.
PLEASE book this date and plan to join us for an enjoyable day of golf and dinner.
 
Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass
Are you celebrating your 25th, 40th, 50th or 60+Wedding Anniversary in the year 2015? If you are, you are cordially invited to join couples from across the Diocese of Hamilton for a Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Cathedral of Christ the King Basilica at 1:30 p.m. (Space allows room for Anniversary couples only-those married 60+ years or more may bring 1 guest.) Please refer to the poster in the main entrance area of the church for information on how to register for the celebration.

Persons Separated and Divorced
Learning to Cope (Level 1) is a ten week support program starting Tuesday, March 3rd (7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) at the Chancery Office, 700 King Street West, Hamilton.  The program is for persons experiencing difficulties as a result of a separation or divorce.  For more information, please contact the Family Ministry Office at (905) 528-7988 ext 2249. Cost is $35 Past participants are welcome to inquire about further Levels programs starting the same week.
 
Come Join us to Find the “Keys to Loving Relationships”-- “Keys” is a ten week video-based program meant for anyone (married or single) who is looking for a more meaningful relationship with a spouse, family member or friend.  Learn how to become a better “me” in all your relationships!  The program runs Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. starting March 5th  at the Chancery Office, 700 King Street West, Hamilton.  The cost is $45.00.  For more information, please call the Family Ministry Office at (905) 528-7988 ext. 2249.

Adoration On Friday, March 6th, we will have our First Friday Adoration.  It will begin after the 9:00 a.m. morning Mass. And conclude at 7:00 p.m. with Stations of the Cross. Everyone is welcome to come for some quiet time of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament during the day.
14 Day Fascinating Pilgrimage Tour of Italy, the Holy Land and Egypt, November 6-19, 2015.  For more information see the parish bulletin board or contact Mr. Eduardo Tenorlas at 416 731-6446.
 
A Lifeline for Marriage- Do you feel alone? Are you frustrated or angry with each other? Do you argue... or have you just stopped talking to each other?  Does talking about it only make it worse?  This program has helped 10's of 1000's of couples experiencing marital difficulty at all levels including disillusionment and deep misery.  For confidential information about, or to register for the program beginning with a weekend on March 13-15, in Niagara Falls, please call 905 664-5212 or email hamiltonretrouvaille1@cogeco.ca or visit the website at www.retrouvaille.org

Holy Week Schedule
Passion (Palm) Sunday, March 29th
The blessing of Palm branches takes place at each Mass today
Saturday, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 Noon and 7:00 p.m.
 
Mass of Chrism, Monday March 30th
7:00 p.m. Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King
The Oils of Chrism, Sick and Catechumens are blessed at this Mass by Bishop Douglas Crosby.
 
Parish Penance Celebration, Wednesday April 1st
7:00 p.m.
Several area priests will be available to celebrate this Sacrament of God’s Love.
 
Holy Thursday, April 2nd
8:00 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper
We gather to commemorate the institution of the Eucharist and priesthood at this Mass.
 
Good Friday, April 3rd

11:00 a.m. Liturgy for families with young children
3:00 p.m.  Solemn Liturgy
7:00 p.m. Solemn Evensong

Good Friday is a unique day in the Church’s liturgy. Today we do not celebrate the Eucharist. Holy Communion is distributed from hosts consecrated on Holy Thursday.  We venerate the Cross as a sign of our love for the Lord.  Today is a day of universal fasting from food and abstaining from meat for all Catholics who are able.
 
Holy Saturday, April 4th
12 Noon - Blessing of Easter Foods
8:00 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil
Our fast continues on Holy Saturday and culminates in the magnificent Easter Vigil - First Mass of Easter

Easter Sunday, April 5th

Masses - 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. and 12 Noon
Please note - no 7:00 p.m. Mass today.