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December 22, 2017

Christmas time was always very special in our house growing up.  We began our preparations on December 23, with the decorations of our family Christmas tree.  Dad was in charge of putting the tree up and arranging the lights.  Then he would leave the kids, under mom’s supervision, to finish the decorations on the tree.  Once the tree was u...

December 8, 2017

The word 'Advent' is from the Latin 'Adventus,' which means 'coming.' Advent is the beginning of a new liturgical year (in the Western churches), and encompasses the span of time from the fourth Sunday before Christmas, until the Nativity of Our Lord is celebrated.

Advent is a time of preparation for Christmas, just as Lent is a time of pre...

December 1, 2017

This Sunday we begin the holy season of Advent, a time of preparation for the Solemnity of Christ’s Nativity (Christmas).  The season of Advent is marked with the themes of joyful expectations, of active waiting for the coming of the Lord.  Waiting is not something that our present society is very fond of, but the theme of waiting is very...

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 St. Mary's and the Missions Parish

tel: 519-376-0778 

554-15th Street East

Owen Sound, Ontario

N4K 1X3