Weekly Bulletin

Last modified on Jun 13 2018

Events in and around the Archdiocese of Winnipeg

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2018 National Week for Life and the Family in Manitoba Presentations on Video. Click here.

Saint-Malo Catholic Camps are an unforgettable experience for youth aged 5 to 17 years old. Click here for details.
Saint-Malo Catholic Camps offer paid and volunteer summer positiions. Click here for details.

RCIA Workshop … Conversations & Discovery: The Archdioceses of Saint Boniface & Winnipeg are hosting an  RCIA Workshop … Conversations & Discovery on Sat., June 23, at Our Lady ofPerpetual Help Parish from 9 am to 5 pm. We are happy to announce Dave and Sandy Marshall, Western Conference for the Catechumenate Executives are back. We hope that in this workshop we will be able to acquire the skills to build an evangelizing parish that involves the entire community and learn to recruit and build a thriving RCIA team that is focused on disciple formation as our response to our own calling of missionary discipleship. Click here to register. Please bring your Blue Book- Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. For more details click here for a poster.

St. Mary's Academy Alumnae & Friends Kitchen Party, Friday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy an evening of culinary instruction and hands-on cooking with Mrs. Deb May. Tickets are $50 each and nclude appetizers, wine and a meal to take home. Click here for tickets. Everyone welcome. Click here for a poster.

Separated, Divorced, Widowed, 'Walk and Talk': Wednesdays, July and August, 2018, Norwood Hotel, leave west parking lot door at 7 pm., walk to the 'Forks', and back to the Norwood hotel lounge, about 8 PM, till usually  about 9 pm. Come to just the walk, or the lounge, or both.  See website for more information www.beginningexperience.ca or call (204) 275-3090, or email contact@beginningexperience.ca

Catholica 200 Jubilee mass July 15th, 2018: Calling all music ministers, singers and musicians! Come and join the St. Boniface Diocesan Choir for the special Catholica 200th anniversary outdoor mass on Sunday, July 15th at the Cathedral presided by Cardinal Lacroix. There will not be regular Sunday masses at the parishes that day so everyone may attend! There will be two rehearsals at the Cathedral on Mondays, June 11th and June 25th at 7:00 pm.  For any questions or to confirm participation please contact Shawn Coughlin via email academymusic@shaw.ca or Normand Forest at pnforest@hotmail.com by June 8th. Music may be obtained in advance upon request.

St. Benedict's Monastery and Retreat Centre
Summer Fullness is a silent, directed retreat offering you an opportunity to rest, reflect and pray as well as meet with a spiritual director daily, if desired. July 2-7 or part of the week as you can. sisters Mary Coswin and Marie Baker, OSB will lead the retreat. Click here for a poster.
Centering Prayer Retreats led by Sr. Sandra Stewart, RNDM. for persons who have been practicing Centering Prayer for some time. A time of silence, prayer together and ongoing learning through DVD presentations. Click here for a poster.
St. Benedict's Monastery and Retreat Centre, 225 Masters Ave., Winnipeg, Man., R4A 2A1 (204) 338-4601.


Manitoba Outdoor Passion Play 2018: The 19th year. Make it a summer pilgrimage for your church community or a family outing! Food concessions available or pack a picnic. Come early and hike the Outdoor Meditation trail, Way of the Cross. July 7, 8 at 6:30 p.m.and July 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 p.m. in La Riviere, Manitoba. Bring a lawn chair. Outdoor Mass with celebrant Fr. Ramiel Alvarez from the Archdiocese of St. Boniface, Sun., July 8 at 3 p.m. Free admission for priests to any performance and all priests are welcome to concelebrate on July 8. For tickets call 888- 264-3038 or purchase online. For more information and tickets visit: www.passionplay.ca  Click here for a poster.

Communications Notes

The Summons begins again in September in Neepawa. This is a two-year Archdiocesan faith formation process designed for ANY adult who desires to grow both personally and spiritually through our Catholic faith. Click here for details. Click here for a brochure.


Catholic School of Evangelization is currently accepting applications for a Missionary Family. Click here for details. 
Catholic School of Evangelization is currently accepting applications for a Administrative Assistant. Click here for details.

Life and family suggestions for homilies and prayers of the faithful during June 2018. Click here.

The New Wine Press Schedule For 2018: The New Wine Press will publish four times in 2018 and will be distributed in churches on the weekends of March 10-11; June 2-3; Oct. 6-7 and Dec. 1-2. Deadlines for the issues are on or about Feb. 15;  May 15;  Sept. 15 and Nov. 15. Contributions of articles, pictures and news of upcoming events from across the Archdiocese of Winnipeg are welcome. Please contact the editor, James Buchok by email at jbuchok@archwinnipeg.ca or communications@archwinnipeg.ca, or phone (204) 452-2227 ext. 248.

For churches that do not have websites, please send your bulletins to communications@archwinnipeg.ca for inclusion in the Archdiocese of Winnipeg weekly bulletin. Click on the links below:

Marriage Preparation Sessions in the Archdiocese of Winnipeg: Churches are asked to provide schedules of their Marriage Preparation Sessions for 2018 for posting in this weekly bulletin and on the Archdiocese of Winnipeg website. Please email the information to communications@archwinnipeg.ca
Click here for an ongoing list of upcoming Marriage Preparation Sessions.

Sharing God's Gifts New Link: Click here to go to the Archdiocese of Winnipeg website for full details of the archdiocesan annual appeal. Church webmasters please add this NEW LINK to your website: Sharing God's Gifts: http://www.archwinnipeg.ca/sharing_gods_gifts.php

From the CCCB

Online catechesis and other resources in view of 2018 World Meeting of Families. Click here.

ORDO – Liturgical Calendar 2018-2019  English and French editions are now available for ordering. Click here.