Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church

Parish News

Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve: 4:30pm/7pm/10pm
Christmas Day: 10am
New Year's Eve: 5pm
New Year's Day: 10am

Please Note: There will be NO WEEKDAY MASSES on Wednesday, December 26th, Thursday, December 27th, Friday, December 28th, Wednesday, January 2nd, Thursday, January 3rd and Friday, January 4th
 
Advent and Christmas Confessions Schedule

Saturday December 15th: 12 noon
Tuesday, December 18th: 10am - 12 noon AND 3pm - 5pm
Saturday, December 22" 10am - 12 noon

Please Note: NO CONFESSIONS on Saturday, December 29th
 
Christmas Youth Dance

Friday, December 14th
7 - 10 pm
For Grades 5 through 8
 
   
Youth & Family Advent Adventure Evening in December

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, December 18th when the choir from St. Anne's French Immersion will be leading us at the 7pm evening mass. After mass there will be lots of fun and snacks. Come and make this advent the best ever.
 
"Almost New Year's Eve" Teen Dinner Dance

All teens are invited to come out to our 4th Annual "Almost New Year's Eve" teen dinner dance on Friday, December 28th from 6:15-11pm.  Most Precious Blood Youth Ministry Team will be hosting this event! Tickets are $10 per person. If you teen would like to attend please contact Christine ASAP at ccoyle@dol.ca. Ticket price includes: a lovely dinner, dancing and treats! This event is semi-formal.
 
Save the Date: First Communion/First Confession

If your child is in grade 2 and older here is the date for our Open House Registration Night - Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 between the hours of 4:30-7:30pm. Forms will be given out at STOC and St. Anne's French Immersion in December. They will be made available in the office and online as well.
 
Volunteer Appreciation Evening
Save the Date


Our parish is so blessed to have so many dedicated volunteers that we will be celebrating their efforts on Friday, January 25th in the evening. There will be a mass and social to follow. Times and more details will be posted soon...just mark this evening on your calendar and get prepared to have a wonderful night.
 
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Are you, or someone you know thinking about entering into full communion in the Catholic Church? Perhaps this summer you will come across a friend or family member who has questions about our Catholic faith. The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is a sacramental process in which inquirers can come to learn more about our faith, and candidates are fully initiated into the Catholic Church. We will begin meeting on Wednesday evenings this fall from 7-9pm at Most Precious Blood Church. You are most welcome to be a part of this wonderful faith journey with us. We will be praying for you as you continue to discern God's call for your life. For more information, please contact Father David at 519-948-4133 extension 7.

 

Alpha - Falls Session

This fall we will be providing the Alpha Course on Saturday's from 11:45am until 2pm beginning on Satuday, October 20th. Alpha is an awesome opportunity to grow in your personal relationship with Jesus and to grow in community. We will begin with lunch and provide child care for little ones while you take the course. Please email Christine at ccoyle@dol.ca with your name and if you have any dietary restrictions. The course is free. The age for Alpha is teen through to 99! Looking forward to journeying with you on this new faith adventure.

Registration for Alpha will be closed October 27th.
 

 

Pilgrimage to Ireland

The Legacy of St. Patrick - Pilgrimage to Ireland is September 23 - October 2, 2019.

As you enjoy a 10 day tour to the Emerald Isle, you will experience the history, culture and faith of Ireland that come through the missionary efforts of St. Patrick in the 5th century. This pilgrimage includes visits to many historical churches as well as a visit to Knock, where in 1879, Mary appeared to 15 townspeople. In addition to your Irish Guide, as part of this pilgrimage, Fr. David Johnston and Fr. John Pirt will be offering daily Mass. Cost is $2639 per person (based on twin) - airfare extra. For further information, contact Cheryl Johnston (not related to Fr. David) at 519-354-6040 or 1-877-735-5633 ext 6225.

 

Rosary
 

The recitation of the rosary will now be prayed Wednesday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s at 8:00 a.m. here at Most Precious Blood Church.(This will only take place when there is an 8:30 a.m. Mass)

Please note: If for any reason the weekday Wednesday- Friday Mass is cancelled, there will be no rosary.

Thank you to the many volunteers that have come forth to be leaders for this special devotion.

May Our Blessed Mother continue to Bless our wonderful Parish!

 

Girl Guides Of Canada Sparks Age 5-6

The 81st Windsor Spark Unit, Girl Guides of Canada, are looking for girls that are in S.K. and grade 1 that are interested in fun, friendship, field trips, crafts etc. We meet in the MPB church hall Saturday mornings from 10 to 11:30 am (September - June).
 

You can call Cathy Lamoureux for more information 519-790-9340 or register on the Girl Guide website www.girlguides.ca

 

Madonna House

Are you looking for a place of peace and solitude? A time away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life?  Call or drop by Madonna House, a House of Prayer and Hospitality. We have been here in Windsor on Benjamin for 32 years. Madonna House founded by Catherine Doherty. Call 519-252-9236.

 

Hospice - Wanted: Compassionate and Caring Volunteers

For the past 35 years, the Hospice team of health care professionals and volunteers has helped people and their families facing life ? altering illness. We offer free emotional, spiritual and physical support from the point of diagnosis on.

We need your help. The Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc. is looking for volunteers to provide support to our patients. We currently have openings for volunteers in the following areas of patient care: Italian speaking volunteers, volunteer drivers, volunteers to do friendly visiting and/or respite visiting in the client’s home. All volunteers are required to complete orientation, screening and training requirements as set out by the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc. If you would like a chance to make a difference in the lives of people who live in your community contact us at 519-974-7100.

 

Social Justice

The social justice committee is back with fresh energy, and looking for new members.  Does this speak to you? Contact Freda Jones at 519-915-3832 or Fredajones55@aol.com

 

Pregnant and Alone?

There is hope. You do not have to do this alone. We are a residence for women in crisis related to an unplanned pregnancy. We are here to listen, as you explore your options, reflect on your values, and empower you to live accordingly. Call anytime Our Lady of Guadalupe Home. Hope for moms and babies at 519-962-4861. www.ologhome.com

 
   
Everyone is invited to come and pray the devotion to the Holy Face every Tuesaday at 6:30 p.m. We have trained volunteers to lead the devotion and for this we are blessed.
 
  
Come Pray With Us
Click here to find out about the many ways you can join us in prayer at Most Precious Blood.
 
Thanks be to God that there can never be too much prayer!
 
 
Sunday Friends
 
Every Sunday at our 11:15am mass children between the ages of 4-7 can participate in the Sunday Friends teaching session. During their time together, the children hear the gospel and participate in a fun activity or craft that bring the gospel message to life. The Sunday Friends sessions are lead by adults and peer helpers. There is no need to register your child for Sunday Friends.

Please note: This program is structured for children between the ages of 4-7 years. Parents can drop their child off in the church hall before mass begins. The children will no longer be forward during Mass. Thank you for your cooperation with this change.
 
  
Most Precious Blood Facebook Page
If you have a Facebook account and haven’t “liked” our parish page yet, we would really encourage you to! If you “like” our Facebook page you will get updates on what is happening at the parish, plus other reminders, spiritual quotes & inspirational stuff. We are almost at 200 likes and it would be great to reach more people. This is a great way to reach out to more people!  Click here to access the MBP Facebook Page.
 
Youth Ministry Twitter Page
The twitter name is @ccoyle14.
Please follow us for youth ministry updates and other cool stuff.
 
   
Communion for the Homebound
 
If you are homebound, we are here to bring Eucharist to you. Simply call the office at 519-948-4133 and let us know. Also, if anyone would like to become part of this ministry, or have any questions, please call Sister Linda anytime.
 
    

Vocations

If you are discerning a call to Priesthood, permanent deaconate or religious life, please contact Father Greg at the parish office at 519-948-4133.