Deacon Guy is taking on the Agape Hunger Awareness Challenge

Hello St Columban Family, Every year, The Agape Centre invites supporters to participate in the Hunger Awareness Challenge to bring awareness to the issue of hunger in our community. From September 19th to September 23rd, Deacon Guy will be taking on the 2022 Agape Hunger Awareness Challenge as well as fundraising for the Agape CentreContinue reading “Deacon Guy is taking on the Agape Hunger Awareness Challenge”

Food Drive for Saint Vincent de Paul

The SVDP has relocated to the newly renovated hut next door to Saint Francis de Sales Parish and has a need for some items to help refill their food bank. As a reminder they are open Tuesday and Friday 9am to 11am Over the next few weeks we will be gathering the following items: Mr.Continue reading “Food Drive for Saint Vincent de Paul”

Shoe Drive for Centre 105

One of the support workers at Centre 105 had a great idea –to start collecting used shoes! They are often asked forshoes, as many individuals who visit our program haveshoes that are no longer in good condition. Shoes that aretoo small or that have rips can lead to many problems,especially for those who walk longContinue reading “Shoe Drive for Centre 105”

Entering the Season of Divine Mercy

As a Catholic Community after we journey through Holy Week and celebrate the joy and hope of the Pascal Mystery, we enter into the season of Divine Mercy.All are welcome to celebrate 1) Hour of Divine Mercy, Sunday, April 24th from 3 to 4 P.M. at St. Columban Parish. Please receive the Sacrament of ReconciliationContinue reading “Entering the Season of Divine Mercy”

Supporting the path to Truth and Reconciliation

This week we hosted a unique opportunity at the Parish. Rose-Alma MacDonald a friend from St Regis reached out to ask if our Church could be used for a photoshoot related to an interview she had with the Globe and Mail. Here is the link to the story…. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-catholic-canadians-face-moment-of-crisis-as-indigenous-delegation/?fbclid=IwAR3U3sNlXyuuiaCDOqRZDsHgiMv0Ie8T1rLZ-LWooYnOAccScUiVNuN-90M