Division Faith Calendar

Friday, March 31, 2017
Holy Trinity Catholic School - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Location: Holy Trinity Catholic School (6610-57 Street, Olds AB)

The school will be holding Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. This will start at 9:00 a.m. and end around 3:00 p.m. Families and community members are welcome to come and spend time with Our Lord. This event will take place in the Learning Commons. 

Please contact Laura Jorgenson for more information at 403-556-9444.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - Reconciliation with Father Tom
Time: 11:40 am - 12:40 pm
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 3M1)

Father Tom will visit the school chapel during lunch hour to provide reconciliation for students on this date. 

Please contact Connor Borle at 403-314-1449 for more information. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Development and Peace Presentation
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (5508 48A Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3V6)

The Sacred Heart Social Justice committee invites all RDCRS staff to a presentation on how Development and Peace responded to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. This presentation will take place at Sacred Heart on April 8 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Children are welcome.

Please contact the parish for more information at 403-346-2618.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Lectio Divina
Time: 12:00 am
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (#300, 56 Holt St, Red Deer, AB T4N 6A6)

Lectio Divina (or divine reading) is a very ancient practice. It is “capable of opening up to the faithful the treasures of God’s word, but also of bringing about an encounter with Christ, the living word of God.” Lectio Divina is a contemplative way of reading and praying with Scripture. The basic steps are:

Step 1: reading and listening
Step 2: meditating, pondering, ruminating
Step 3: pray
Step 4: contemplating

Please note the dates and times when students will participate:

  • Grade 6O: April 12, 1:40 - 2:28 p.m.
  • Grade 9R - April 13, 12:50 - 1:38 p.m.
  • Grade 8G - April 13, 2:30 - 3:20 p.m. 

Please contact Isabel Bolhuis at 403-343-3238 for more information. 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School - Mass with Father Tom
Time: 9:15 am - 10:45 am
Location: St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School (4453 - 51 Avenue Innisfail, AB T4G 1A7)

Father Tom will celebrate two masses in the school Chapel on this date: at 9:15 with Elementary and at 10:00 with Middle School

  • Elementary students: 9:15 a.m.
  • Middle school students: 10:00 a.m. 

Please contact Peggy Wright at 403-227-2123 for more information.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Lectio Divina
Time: 12:00 am
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (#300, 56 Holt St, Red Deer, AB T4N 6A6)

Lectio Divina (or divine reading) is a very ancient practice. It is “capable of opening up to the faithful the treasures of God’s word, but also of bringing about an encounter with Christ, the living word of God.” Lectio Divina is a contemplative way of reading and praying with Scripture. The basic steps are:

Step 1: reading and listening
Step 2: meditating, pondering, ruminating
Step 3: pray
Step 4: contemplating

Please note the dates and times when students will participate:

  • Grade 6O: April 12, 1:40 - 2:28 p.m.
  • Grade 9R - April 13, 12:50 - 1:38 p.m.
  • Grade 8G - April 13, 2:30 - 3:20 p.m. 

Please contact Isabel Bolhuis at 403-343-3238 for more information. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School - Holy Thursday Celebration
Time: 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Location: St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School (4453 - 51 Avenue Innisfail, AB T4G 1A7)

Grade 9 students will lead the school community in a special Holy Thursday Celebration on this date.

Please contact John Groenen at 403-227-2123 for more information. 

Friday, April 14, 2017
Good Friday
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Easter
Monday, April 17, 2017
Easter Monday
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Rosary Celebration
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church (6 McMillan Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 5X8)

All Grade 5 students in our Division will attend a liturgy at St. Mary's parish and receive a rosary on this day. Please contact LeeAnn Arsenault at 403-343-1055 for more information.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
World Catholic Education Day
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church (6 McMillan Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 5X8)

Every year, 40 days after Easter on Ascension Thursday, Catholics across the globe give thanks for the gift that is Catholic education through the celebration of World Catholic Education Day. There will be a Division-wide Liturgy on this date. Please contact LeeAnn Arsenault at 403-343-1055 for more information.