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March 30, 2017

There are 2 ways in which we nourish our spiritual life, the life of our soul. First we must reject anything that leads us away from God; and second, we embrace everything that is of God. The Church reminds us of this important reality of rejecting sin and embracing God over and over again through the study of the teachings of Jesus. We ar...

March 26, 2017

Back in the fall I met with the representatives of our many churches in order to become familiar with the needs of our parish community.  As a new pastor I was informed that the greatest difficulty was the timing of the weekend Masses which changed when the number of priests serving in Owen Sound was reduced to two.  Ever since the Mass ti...

March 21, 2017

When my husband and I were first married, I lovingly (and mistakenly) began the practice of bringing him coffee in bed each and every morning. It was a simple task, a small thing, but it meant a lot to him. It was easy. I smile now at the thought of how things…how life can begin simply enough and, over time, become more complicated. In tho...

March 10, 2017

This Friday, March 17, our parish will host Bishop Douglas Crosby, the Bishop of Hamilton.  The Bishop will be visiting us in order to meet with the representatives of the parish councils from all our mission churches.  The hope of this meeting is to listen to our unique needs and find the best way to accommodate

 those needs. One of t...

March 3, 2017

What comes to mind when we think of Lent? I’m sure that everyone has some memories and associations with Lent. We may think of Lent as a time of giving things up, or a time of doing more good things.  Biblically the season of Lent is connected with a journey of repentance, purification, and growth.  Lent is a type of retreat which reminds...

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 St. Mary's and the Missions Parish

tel: 519-376-0778 

554-15th Street East

Owen Sound, Ontario

N4K 1X3