Our Lady of Peace Parish
Also Serving Our Lady of the Smile parish, Waterhen Lake and St. Jude’s Parish, Green Lake
Office Hours: Closed Monday
Tuesday - Friday 1-4:00 pm
Office Phone: 306-236-5122
Cell Phone: 306-304-7271
Parish Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pastor Email: email@example.com
Facebook: Catholic Church Meadow Lake
Address: 504-3rd Ave. East, Meadow Lake, SK S9X 1H5
“Go into all the world and proclaim the good news.” Psalm 117 Refrain
August 21, 2022 - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
A Community of Disciples
We commit to form disciples who joyfully and faithfully
live out the mission of Jesus Christ
by enriching our relationship with God and neighbour
through the intercession of Our Lady of Peace.
Fr. Doug Jeffrey, OMI
Pastoral Council Chair:
When there is a funeral, the daily mass will normally be cancelled. Check Facebook for the most up-to-date information. On Tuesday to Friday and on Sunday, Our Lady of Peace masses will be livestreamed on Facebook.
Mon., Aug. 22 – No mass
Tues., Aug. 23 – 6:30 pm (Our Lady of Peace Church & Facebook) - For educators & students as they begin a new year by Sandra Senga
Wed., Aug. 24 – No mass
Thurs., Aug. 25 – 9:30 am (Our Lady of Peace Church & Facebook) - +Wanda Glasser by Florence Morin
Fri., Aug. 26 – 9:30 am (Our Lady of Peace Church & Facebook) - +Vanessa Beaumont by Florence Morin
Sat., Aug. 27 – No Saturday evening mass at 7:00 (Waterhen Day of Prayer)
Sun., Aug. 28 – 10 am (Our Lady of Peace Church, Meadow Lake & Facebook) - People of God
Sun., Aug. 28 – 12:30 pm (St Jude Parish, Green Lake) - People of God
THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH
Sunday Collection – August 14: Meadow Lake $1252.05 Green Lake $122.10
The Pope’s Prayer Intention for August – For Small Businesses: We pray for small and medium sized businesses; in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.
Our Lady of the Smile Parish, Waterhen Lake - Day of Prayer and Healing – On Saturday, August 27, from 12:00 – 8:00 pm, Indigenous and Metis Peoples from the area are invited to come to Waterhen (School Gym) for a time of prayer. Emeritus Bishop Albert Thevenot, M. Afr., Emeritus Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie, OMI and I, Fr. Doug Jeffrey, OMI will be available to pray with and for people or to just listen and visit. We will also be available to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation and/or the sacrament of the anointing of the sick. We will have some traditional practices – the lighting of the fire, smudging, drumming along with the rosary, an evening prayer, some gospel singing and other prayer rituals as the day unfolds. We will also have some snacks and refreshments and an evening meal of chili/stew and Bannock. This day is the result of our listening to the people of our community as they spoke of their needs, and it has been prepared and organized by the people of the community. Please pray for us as we gather as the Body of Christ, intent on living out our mission of love and forgiveness as shared with us in and through the Holy Spirit! ****Please note that, because of this Day of Prayer there will be no Saturday evening mass at Our Lady of Peace Parish on August 27th!
Scripture Insights – Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Taken from Source Book for Sundays, Seasons and Weekdays 2022: The Almanac for Pastoral Liturgy, LTP Liturgy Training Publications Copyright 2020, 3949 South Racine Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609, pg. 312.
DIOCESAN NEWS & BEYOND
World Youth Day – Are you thinking about going to the World Youth Day in 2023? Come join young people from around the world as we gather together with our spiritual father, Pope Francis. July 24 - August 7, 2023. Pilgrimage sites may include Lourdes, France, Spain, Fatima, and will conclude with 6 days in Lisbon leading up to a final Mass with Pope Francis. Deadline to register with our group is September 15 and we will have our first informational group meeting on September 18th in Prince Albert from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in the Cathedral Basement. Please contact Fr. Travis Myrheim to register. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Text: 3069602627
DECOLONIZING OURSELVES: HEALING OUR HAUNTED HISTORY
Come for a day on the land, exploring paths to decolonizing through landlines, songlines, and bloodlines. Elders and knowledge keepers Harry and Germaine Lafond, and authors, teachers and theologians Elaine Enns and Ched Myers, will guide us. Overnight camping is available on the evening of August 27. Info and registration here. More details will be sent following registration.
Location: Muskeg Cree Lake Nation - August 27, 2022, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Followed by a community meal, and with optional overnight camping. Sponsored by KAIROS Prairies North.
Cost: $50, dinner included, camping extra. Overnight camping option for the evening of 27 August until noon August 28. Indigenous registrants are invited to come as our guests. The fee is also waived for anyone unwaged/low wage.
Aid to Ukraine: Please help the Missionary Oblates help the people of Ukraine. You can donate on-line through our website: www.omilacombe.ca/mami/donations ; E-transfer to email@example.com. Call our office directly 1-866-432-6264; send a cheque payable to AMMI Lacombe Canada MAMI or bring to Parish Office. Mail to 601 Taylor Street West, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0C9. Income tax receipts are available for all donations.
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This bulletin is prepared by the Parish Secretary and the Pastor