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November 27, 2016

Recently, I was called upon to look after my precious grandchildren…from Saturday morning, up to and including getting them to school (on time) Monday morning - solo. Yikes! It was not only the children I was caring for, but the two dogs and two cats too. My husband was conveniently and otherwise occupied, and my son and daughter-in-law we...

November 25, 2016

I would not be surprised if you told me that you desire holiness.  After all, those who have had an encounter with the Lord, an experience of conversion, a little glimpse of the sweetness of God and what he offers us, should desire nothing less than holiness which is perfect union with God.  Our desire is important, since without it we wil...

November 21, 2016

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As the Jubilee Year of Mercy draws to a close, I am struck by what a gift it was to have experienced this period of special reflection on the inexhaustible mercy of God. In calling the Church into this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has shown himself to be greatly attuned to a profound need of the Church an...

November 16, 2016

Poverty of spirit is an interesting concept.  Jesus speaks of it during His sermons on the mount: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of God”.  What is this poverty of spirit that is to fill our lives with blessedness?  Have you ever wondered what Jesus really meant when he spoke those words of beatitudes?


November 4, 2016

During the month of November the Church reminds us of our eternal destiny.  The month of November begins with the celebrations of All Saints and All Souls, uniting us with those in Heaven and those in Purgatory.  By looking at our brothers and sisters who have died we are encouraged to remember them, to pray for them, and to seek their pra...

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 St. Mary's and the Missions Parish

tel: 519-376-0778 

554-15th Street East

Owen Sound, Ontario

N4K 1X3