Division Faith Calendar

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Friday, August 24, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - Opening Mass
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Sacred Heart Parish (5508 - 48A Avenue, Red Deer)

The school community will gather to celebrate a new school year.

For more information, please contact Nadine Rolheiser at 403-343-3238.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Division Opening Mass
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: St. Joseph High School (110, 2700 67 Street, Red Deer)

All staff in the division will join together to celebrate the beginning of the school year with an Opening Mass.

Sunday, September 9, 2018
Installation Mass and Welcome
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sacred Heart Parish (5508 - 48A Avenue, Red Deer)

All are invited to the Installation Mass to welcome of Father Tomasz Puslecki to Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Following the Mass, there will be a social in the Parish Hall. 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Grade 4 Bible Celebration
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church (6 McMillan Ave, Red Deer)

All Grade 4 students in our Division will receive Bibles on this special day.

For more information, please contact LeeAnn Arsenault at 403-343-1055.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Grade 5 Rosary Celebration
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Joseph High School (110, 2700 67 Street, Red Deer)

All Grade 5 students in our Division will attend a liturgy at St. Joseph High School's fieldhouse and receive a rosary on this day.

Please contact LeeAnn Arsenault at 403-343-1055 for more information.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Hallows Eve
Thursday, November 1, 2018
All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated annually on November 1. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained heaven.

Friday, November 2, 2018
All Souls' Day

This day is observed annually on November 2 and is a day to honour those who have passed away.

Sunday, November 4, 2018
Catholic Education Sunday
Sunday, December 2, 2018
First Sunday of Advent
Friday, December 7, 2018
Faith Day
Location: St. Joseph High School (110, 2700 67 Street, Red Deer)

The entire staff population of RDCRS will get together to celebrate our faith on this date. 

Sunday, December 9, 2018
Second Sunday of Advent
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Third Sunday of Advent
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Christmas Day
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Epiphany
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, is the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Schools are celebrating this day by:

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter. Please see the information below on what school communities are doing to celebrate this important day:

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday, we celebrate the first joy of the season, as we celebrate Our Lord's triumphant entrance into Jerusalem where he was welcomed by crowds worshipping him and laying down palm leaves before him. It also marks the beginning of Holy Week, which commemorates the Passion of Christ.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ, when he established the sacrament of Holy Eucharist.

Friday, April 19, 2019
Good Friday

On this Good Friday, we commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. May we never forget Jesus' ultimate selfless sacrifice, so that we might have eternal life.

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Holy Saturday

In stillness, earth awaits the resurrection.

Sunday, April 21, 2019
Easter Sunday

We wish you and your family a wonderful and blessed Easter! Through this Easter season may the love of the resurrected Lord, Jesus Christ help us rediscover the mercy of God.

Monday, April 22, 2019
Easter Monday
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Ascension Day

The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, also known as Holy Thursday, Ascension Day, or Ascension Thursday, commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven.

Sunday, June 9, 2019
Pentecost

Pentecost is celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter. This day commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ, while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks, as described in the Acts of the Apostles.