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March 29, 2019

Often people say that they don't enjoy going to Mass because they don't get much out of it. If we are honest we can all probably admit that there were times when we did not want to be at Mass. To fix the problem of not getting much from Mass people either skip Mass all together or try to make it more entertaining by introducing secular rea...

March 22, 2019

I like to keep my life in balance – mind, body, spirit and I am grateful to God every day for the ability to practice those things that keep it so. You can imagine, then, how out of balance I felt recently, when a serious fall derailed my running for a month. I moped about for a while, bought a workout video, to keep moving until I could r...

March 15, 2019

We are getting very close to the start of “Phase 1” of the building project, so I would like to spend a bit of time offering more details about it.  We hope to start on the addition to the parish hall at St. Mary’s Owen Sound as soon as the snow melts.  This means that the final drawing of that phase of our project is completed.  We will h...

March 8, 2019

We begin the holy season of Lent.  You may be wondering what is so holy about Lent.  Is it not a time of giving things up and repenting in “dust and ashes”?  Yes, it is true that Lent is a season in the church that is focused on penance.  In other words, Lent invites us to put our spiritual life into a higher gear and work a bit harder at...

March 1, 2019

February has come and gone and we are hopefully at the tail-end of this year’s winter season.  The month of March welcomes us with new possibilities and promises of renewal and new life.  This is also a special season in the life of our church calendar, as we enter into the holy season of Lent.  This week we begin Lent with the celebration...

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 St. Mary's and the Missions Parish

tel: 519-376-0778 

554-15th Street East

Owen Sound, Ontario

N4K 1X3