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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 called, "Be My Disciples." This program is still in use today!


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Home Based Catechism 

November 27/28 is the first week of Advent.  This weeks lesson the pages are found at the back of the book. Please do the activities and there is no Chapter review to send online this week. 

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Adult and Children Missals are available to purchase after any mass or during office hours 9:00 to 12:00 and 17:30 to 19:30




Catechism Schedules 

Level 2 Schedule Click here 

Level 3 Schedule Click here

Level 4 Schedule Click here

Level 5 Schedule Click here 

Confirmation Godparent form Click here 

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Build a Crèche 

  • Build a Crèche about the size of a shoe box. Creativity is encouraged and create the Creche with your family. You can take ideas from YouTube, Pinterest or anywhere else. 


Please bring in your Crèche no later then December 15 during office hours 9:00 to 12:00 or 17:30 to 19:30 or during Catechism hours. 


December 19 during the day the Crèches will be on display for the community to see and will remain in the church until January 8, 2022.  

  • Please leave your name and phone number on the Crèche so you may retrieve it after January 8, 2022. 

Prizes will be given to top 3 best and most unique Crèches.

Star of Gratitude 

During Advent (Starting November 27/28)

  • Cut out Star template provided below (print on Yellow Paper or color star yellow

  • Decorate it and on one side write your First Name and the other write what are you grateful for. 


At Mass during the Advent season you will be able to bring your start and hang it on the Christmas trees that will be located in the church.


Be part of this great community project 

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Following the Advent Wreath Building 

Christmas Tree Lighting 

Sunday November 28, 2021 @ 18:00

Hot Chocolate and Christmas songs following the Christmas tree lighting in the church basement 

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Advent Mission 

December 5 -7  3 part Retreat 

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm 

Speaker: Patrick Sullivan, Missionary Evangelist 

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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 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.