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Growing in Faith Together  (GiFT)

Welcome to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Website

We are a vibrant community of strong faith which welcomes, worships, works and celebrates life together in Jesus Christ. From our beginnings in 1958, to the present, OLPH has been blessed with wonderful leaders, with vision and tremendous dedication, and also with an active compassionate parish family of now over 14,000 strong.

OLPH is located in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada and has much to offer. We welcome your inquiries and hope you will join us.

We also serve St Francis of Assisi Parish in Tofield, AB
5523 50th St, Tofield, AB T0B 4J0

God Bless!

Find us at:
www.olph.ca
https://www.facebook.com/olphsherwoodpark/

 

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Mission Statement:

A Roman Catholic Christian community. We come together at our Lord’s invitation to worship God, celebrate the sacraments, and deepen our faith.

We strive to be thankful, generous and welcoming, and are sent fort to help advance God’s Kingdom on earth by proclaiming the Gospel and serving others.

We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe

PLEASE NOTE: THE EVENING MASS ON SUNDAY HAS BEEN MOVED TO 7:00PM EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2, 2018

Please see the bulletin for more information on events listed.

JETS:   Deep Aerial Diving…. Buckle up!

On Friday, October 12 the JETS “airline” will be flying – are you ready – underground as we burrow our way in search of eatable “ROOTS.”  Patti Milligan from Northlands will be helping us identify both common and unusual roots and the benefits of these wonderful vegetables.  The session will include a video presentation  and sharing of recipes we can incorporate into our daily lives.

Boarding passes will be issued at 09:24 with a Departure Time of 09:45 from our designated boarding gate of the St. Joan Room, lower level of the Parish.  If you have any “root” recipes you would like to share, please include them with your on-board luggage.  Complimentary in-flight snacks will be served and childcare is available for a nominal fee.  All ages of women of our wonderful Parish are invited to discover what the JETS Women’s Group is about – why not take this flight and discover us!  Drop-ins are always welcome on our “airline”.  For more info, please contact flight captain Aida at 780-922-2156 or Nancy at 780-464-5356.

Note:  For those participating in our November Book Club Day, novels will be handed out at our October 12th session.

WELCOME

OLPH Parish extends a warm welcome to Father Sathia and Father Jojo. Father Sathia and Father Jojo join our parish community from India. Some of you may have noticed the letters behind the priests’ name. What do those mean? Those letters indicate the order that our priests belong to. Our diocesan priests, like Father Jim, do not have these letters.

Father Sathia belongs to the Salesian order as indicated by the letters SDB following his name. Father Jojo belongs to the Pallotine order as indicated by the letters SAC following his name.
If you would like to learn more about these orders please click on the link below.

PALLOTINE and SALESIAN FATHERS

Abuse in the Church-a Pastoral Response

Please click on the link below to see the guidelines put forth by the Canadian Council of Catholic Bishops on Thursday, October 4th, 2018

https://caedm.ca/PastoralScene/entryid/715/cccb-releases-new-guidelines-for-responding-to-and-preventing-sexual-abuse

Please click on the link below to see the Catholic Bishops of Alberta response to the child sex abuse scandal in the United States.

Alberta-NWT Catholic Bishops response to Pennsylvania abuse report (002)…

 

Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide:  The Catholic View

Thank you to everyone (approximately 500 parishioners and visitors)  who attended the evening on Monday, April 30.  A special thank you to our panel of Father Jim, Sister Zoe and Father Eamon for answering many questions and providing additional information for thought.  Thank you as well to everyone who provided baking for the hospitality afterwards – how generous you were and how plentiful was the feast!  God bless you all.

Many people asked how they could view the documentary The Euthanasia Deception.  It can be rented or purchased at

http://www.caringnotkilling.com/ or http://www.vulnerablefilm.com/

The producers of The Euthanasia Deception, the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, are releasing a new film on May 8 called Fatal Flaws. To watch the trailer or pre-order copies of the video, go to: https://fatalflawsfilm.com/.  This is another very powerful film about the impact of assisted suicide laws on society.

More information is also available through the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition @ www.epcc.ca

Young Disciples

Young Disciples is an interactive faith program for children and teens that meets each Wednesday night from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the church basement. The cost for a whole year of faith, fun and snacks is only $40 per child, or $100 for a family with 3 or more children. Mark your calendars; we will be holding a Registration night on Wednesday, Sept 26 at 7:00 pm in the basement of the church. Classes will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 4th. Please watch the bulletin for more information email olph.youngdisciples@gmail.com to learn how you can be involved.

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

13 Brower Drive - Sherwood Park, AB
Canada T8H 1Y7

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Email: info@olph.ca