In order to accommodate our faithful, while complying with the limitation, we will adjust some Mass times and add extra Masses on Sunday as follows:
For Mass, reservations are strictly required to secure a seat. The Mass registration page allows the faithful to book their seat themselves here.
Schedule of Mass in St. Catherines:
|Sunday, April 25||3rd Sunday after Easter||10am||Low Mass|
|Saturday, May 1||St Joseph the Worker||9am||Low Mass + Holy Hour|
|Sunday, May 2||4th Sunday after Easter||10am||Low Mass|
|Friday, May 7||First Friday||6pm||Low Mass + Holy Hour|
|Saturday, May 8||Our Lady on Saturdays||8am||Low Mass|
|Sunday, May 9||5th Sunday after Easter||10am||Low Mass|
|Thursday, May 13||Ascension Thursday||TBA|
|Saturday, May 15||St John Baptist de la Salle||TBA|
|Sunday, May 16||Sunday after the Ascension||10am||Low Mass|
|Saturday, May 22||Vigil of Pentecost||9am||Low Mass|
|Sunday, May 23||Pentecost Sunday||10am||
|Saturday, May 29||Pentecost Saturday||9am||Low Mass|
|Sunday, May 30||Trinity Sunday||10am||Low Mass|
Please note the earlier time for the Mass on the 2nd Saturday of the month, in order to give more time for the cleaning of the church.
Mass stipends. The priests have been literally swamped with mass requests in the last few months so please be advised that all Fathers can only accept very few masses, masses that will be said well into fall. Do not put any stipends in collection plates but ask a priest directly.
Dress code in our churches. With the summer coming it is important to remind everyone that a church is a sacred place and that our adoration of God must be in spirit, but also in the respect shown by our modesty, that is the virtue in our actions and dress. We genuflect to adore Jesus present in the tabernacle, and we dress appropriately for church to show respectforthe house of God. Men and women should dress with modesty, that is clothing that is not transparent, clinging to the body or too short (not covering the knees while sitting, or the upper arms and lower than the base of the neck), and with proper decorum, for example no T-shirts for men or pants for women, wearing our “Sunday’s best” on Sundays, head coverings, etc. There is a reminder of this code posted atthe entrance of all our churches.
Live streamed Masses. Masses are available on the YouTube channel “SSPX Church of the Transfiguration”.
COVID-19 rules. Please do pay attention to follow the provincial or local rules concerning the limitation of the spread of COVID-19 while in our properties. We do not want to have to stop saying the Mass because of carelessness that could have been avoided.
Prayer Crusade. As of April 17, the tally for Canada was 148 869, including 5000 in Orillia.
Adult catechism. You can register for online catechism (YouTube videos) by Fr Boulet. Click here to register.
Bookstore. There is a selection of books for sale in Orillia, but you can also order online at the Toronto bookstore and the priests can bring your order to your mission the next time they come. St. Michael’s Bookstore at https://stmichaelsbookstor.wixsite.com/stmichaelsbookstore. You can browse the site, then email the bookstore your order and ask them to give to the priest coming your way.
Remember in your prayers the souls of all the faithful departed but especially Vanna Fex who passed away in April and those of deceased parishioners and relativesthat have passed away in May: Alfred Daniels (2007).
Prayers for the sick. If yourself or anybody in your near family is sick, you can give me a name and I will post it here for 2 months, except if you renew the request.
Eucharistic Crusade intention for the month. In May 2021, the intention given by the General Superior is: To thank Our Blessed Lady and to pray that she be better loved
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