Catholic Women’s League
The CWL is a national organization whose concern is spiritual development. Our council meetings are held at 6:30 pm. on the second Monday of each month from September to June.
Knights of Columbus Archbishop MacDonald Council # 6083
We are devoted to the service of the Church and engage in a wide range of spiritual, charitable, community and social activities. We stand up for family values and enhancement of our faith.
Floor curling for the young at heart takes place on Wednesday mornings from 9:30 am to noon, from Sept. to May. You are more than welcome to come and join in the fun!
JETS (Java. Exercise. Talk. Service)
JETS Java. Exercise. Talk. Service
JETS is a FUN and FREE Social/Spiritual group designed for women of all backgrounds and all ages (18 to 101! We fly to various destinations that involve Java. Exercise. Talk and Service.
JETS is a one-of-a-kind Airline, always searching for new interesting adventures. Our group helps women from our parish to connect and bond by faith, create community and bring a sense of comfort and welcoming feel to our large Parish. Many consider JETS a beautiful sacred sisterhood and a powerful support system.
JETS flies far and near, but also often reserves Service Flights just for our Parish; in the past few years we have hosted a Game Show Pastors’ Appreciation, Potluck Winter Carnival Night, Alpha Luncheons and Altar Server Themed-Dinners, Welcoming Events, Soup & Bread suppers and so much more!
We board our flights most every Friday morning, from September to June and a great many of these destinations take place in the St. Joan’s Room, located in the church’s lower level. Departure Time is 9:40am with boarding passes issued by 9:30am.
All are welcome to hop on-board as often as you wish, when your travel schedule allows, or when a certain destination interest you. No pre-booking is necessary and seats remain wide-open for you to fly with us this flight schedule, whether once a month or once a season.
Complimentary in-flight beverages and light snacks are always provided and served by our lovely Flight Attendants (snack volunteers).
For young mom passengers, child care is offered for a small fee.
A complete itinerary of all flights can be obtained by contacting the JETS Captains: Aida Damouni @ 780-922-2156 or Nancy Ferguson @ 780-464-5356. Also, you can look us up on the Parish Website under Parish Groups or watch for our weekly news in the bulletin.
We believe strongly that travel opens the mind, strengthens the body, and feeds the soul…so what are you waiting for?
All you have to do is climb on-board, buckle up and let our entire crew show you a First Class experience like you’ve never experienced before!
A list of a few destinations we explored:
Five Love Languages. Emergency Preparedness. Daredevil cooking. Habitat for Humanity. Baby Shower for 35 Teen moms. Belly Dancing. Wall climbing. Don’t be a victim. Tennis. Food bank. Basically babies. RCMP Presentation & Appreciation. Linking Generations. Baking/Walking with the seniors. Faith stories. A Taste of the Holy Land. Friendship Day. International Women’s day. Acts of Kindness. Bird Watching. Garden Tour and Planting. Playing with chocolate. Hope through Addiction. Disability Awareness. Fun with pottery. Baskets for women’s Shelter. Tea Parties. PJ Parties. Tours/Masses at different churches. Shroud of Turin. Four Seasons of Marriage. Scrapbooking. Tobogganing. Badminton. Spring & Fall Hikes. Prayer Bouquets. Winter Carnival & St. Patrick Family Nights. Couples Christmas Parties….and much more over the last 13 years.
Departure Date Destination
January 11 Walklive Exercise!
January 18 Around the World OLPH Potluck Prep morning (Potluck at 6:30 pm)
January 25 Bowling morning
February 01 Love notes for the Stollery
February 22 Crocheting lesson
March 01 Opening the Lens of the Heart
” A Lenten Reflection”
March 15 ExerciseAdventure
April 05 Clothing Nook Talk & Tour
April 12 Spiritual Movie/Watch & Discuss
April 26 Dancing with the Seniors
May 03 St. Albert Art Gallery Tour
May 10 A Spring Walk & Mother’s Day stories
May 24 Trivial Morning
May 31 Fort Sask Historic Tour
June 07 Altar Servers Party Prep
June 14 Year- end Picnic
Mother’s Morning Out (Sponsored by the C.W.L.)
Pre-school babysitting is offered on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (September through June). Registrations are taken via email one week in advance.
Secular Franciscan Order
Information is available if you are interested in living your Christian life following the way of St. Francis. We meet every Monday night from 7- 9 pm. We also participate in various community initiatives.
Sunday Morning Hospitality
This group of individuals organize the serving of coffee and juice after the 10:30 am Sunday Masses and encourage new parishioners to meet other parishioners and old friends to reconnect.
Encore Senior’s Group
It’s a great way to meet new friends. All are Welcome. If you need a ride or would like more information contact John at 780-464-5991.
Watch the bulletin for upcoming times and events.