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Last update: September 11, 2020 at 10:30 PM.

WELCOME

Welcome to Missione Maria Ausiliatrice’s Catechism website. Missione Maria Ausiliatrice was built in 1984 to serve the community of Rivière des Prairies. When the Montreal school boards became linguistic, the church took on a more active role in teaching catechism to the communities’ youngest members. In 2000, the Faith First office took control of the catechism program. In 2013, the office of Faith and Family moved towards a new course of catechism, "Be My Disciple." This program is still in use today. 

***Important Notice***

Student workbook will be available the first week of October for pick up please refer to website for details.

Salesians of Don Bosco SDB.org

Church
Bulletin

Hi all!

This post serves as a gentle reminder that for the upcoming Communions, YOUR child + 5 other guests are allowed,
which in total is 6 guests.
Thank you and see you soon!

Attention all parents please return all previous Mass Stamp sheets to church at any mass. There will be a box to put the stamp sheets in as you enter the church. English mass is now Saturday @ 5:00 and Sunday @ 12:00

Diocese of Montreal 

Registration:

Registration will available ONLINE (www.faithandfamilyrdp.com

 

ONLINE registration will take place starting the week of August 17th at 10 am.

and will go on until September 26,2020. (while workbooks are still available).

NO LATE FEES THIS YEAR.

 

Please register online asap to ensure your child recieves a student workbook.

Registration Policy 2020-2021; Click Here

Catechism 2020-2021

Click the document below to read important info on this year's Catechism program, Sacraments, Masses, and Registration Information. Information will be updated daily, so please visit to see what is new.
*CATECHISM IS HOME-BASED.
PARENTS, YOU ARE YOUR CHILD'S TEACHER.
THERE ARE NO ONLINE CLASSES.
ONLY OCCASSIONAL VIDEOS WILL BE POSTED ONLINE TO WATCH.

Welcome back, and welcome home.

 

Sunday Mass resumes this weekend at our parish of Missione Maria Ausiliatrice, RDP.

We are restarting masses taking an abundance of caution, but we are so happy to welcome you back.

Please consult our weekly bulletin online at http://www.semainierparoissial.com to learn more about measures being taken in this initial phase of reopening.

Safety measures will be observed and volunteers will be on hand to welcome you and provide guidance.

Please follow all health and safety rules regarding social distancing. A face mask is obligatory to enter the church and it must be worn properly covering the nostril, mouth and chin throughout the mass celebration.

You will have to line up outside, rain or shine, also respecting social distancing. There will be a maximum capacity of 104 attendees per mass. Entrance is by the front doors on Maurice-Duplessis only.

Masses in effect starting this weekend:

 

Saturday:

5:00pm - English 

 

Sunday:

8:00am - ITALIAN

10:00 - ITALIAN 

12:00pm - ENGLISH

5:00pm - COMMUNITY MASS

Office hours: 
Monday - Friday: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

Baptisms are Sundays at 2:00 pm in the church. 

Workbook available for pick up for all levels on : 

September 30, 2020. 7 pm to 9 pm 

October 1, 2020 7 pm to 9 pm 

October 3, 9 am to 12 pm 

In the church basement. Please wear your mask and follow the cones to keep social distancing. All will enter from the church parking lot.    

The first step begins with you!  

 

You may have a friend or family member who has never been baptized, or baptized in another Christian faith, or has not been confirmed. An acquaintance or coworker may have asked you questions about the Catholic Church. Someone may indicate to you they are searching for a sense of community, or a desire to hear more of the Good News of Jesus, the Gospel.
 

They are all cordially invited to inquire about the Catholic Christian Faith by meeting with Sr. Francine, FMA.  This is their opportunity to ask questions about “things Catholic” such as what do Catholics believe and what do Catholics do? This is their opportunity to raise the issues that are on their minds or in their hearts. This is their chance to get information with no commitment!
 

Those who have never been baptized can investigate what it means to be Christian. Those baptized in another Christian tradition can explore the process to come into full communion with the Catholic Church. And those baptized Catholic as infants but never raised as Catholic can learn about being Confirmed and receiving the Eucharist.
The first step begins with you, today, as you invite your family members, friends, co-workers, or others to explore what it means to be Catholic.”  If they are interested in finding out a bit more, invite them to contact Sr. Francine Guilmette, FMA - 514 648-8279

Volunteer!!!

Volunteer your time with Special Events or Sacrament Practice. The Catechism program is always looking for help to prepare or supervise during our sacraments and special events during the catechism year. Speak to Joe or Sylvia for more info.

Become a Catechist

The Catechism does not work without the help, support and generosity of our Catechists. Become part of the team and help a young person be closer to God.  Speak to  Joe and Sylvia for more info. 

Sponsor!$!$!

Sponsor a special event with equipment or special aid that can help us from where you work. A lot of our special events include food and media equipment that is expensive to buy or hard to rent. Speak to Joe or Sylvia for more info.

About Joe

During my tenure at the youth leadership center (YLC), I started and coordinated many projects, and I’ve planned and lead many retreats. I have participated in two World Youth Days with Pope Benedict in Germany and Pope  John Paul II in Toronto. I look forward to sharing my life experiences with all of you.  I look forward to working with all you in the upcoming years.

There are religious books and cards for sale at the church. The sale of these items helps to fund special events for catechism. Feel free to preview the items on the shop webpage, simply click on the icon above or on this link. Each item must be purchased at the faith and family offices between 9:30 am to 2:00 pm Monday to Friday. 

CATECHISM 2020-2021:

- home-based
- no online classes
- parents, you are your child's teacher!
- only occasional videos to watch