PARISH PROGRAMS AND GROUPS
This is useful information to help you become involved in parish life.
FIRST RECONCILIATION/SOLEMN HOLY COMMUNION
This program is for sacramental preparation, usually for children in grade 2. They will learn about being “Children of Light.” The Mystery of Reconciliation will be covered before Christmas; the Mystery of the Eucharist, after Christmas. MONDAY EVENINGS 7:00 – 8:00 P.M. For more information, please contact the parish office at 306-343-6516.
PARENT PROGRAM FOR FIRST RECONCILIATION/SOLEMN HOLY COMMUNION
As your child continues to grow in faith through their preparations for the holy mysteries, he/she will continue to need your support and guidance. These parent sessions will focus more on the sacraments and helping your child prepare for them. You are automatically registered for these sessions when your child is enrolled in the First Reconciliation/Solemn Holy Communion Program. The parent sessions are held during your child’s class time. For more information, please contact the parish office 306-343-6516. There will be a total of 7 sessions on various Mondays through the year.
Music Ministry for children in Kindergarten to Grade 8. Learn new songs, meet new friends, involvement during the Divine Liturgy. Monday Evenings 6:15 – 6:50 P.M. For more information, please contact Anna Sabulsky by email at email@example.com or Amanda Friedrich by email at firstname.lastname@example.org The children may join at any time.
CHILDREN OF MARY
Girls who are 8 years and older and have made their Solemn Holy Communion are invited for membership. The girls learn about Mary, feast days, the Rosary, and they assist in liturgical ceremonies. The program also provides social and educational activities. Meet on designated Monday evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 P.M. For more information, please contact Betsy Olenick by email at email@example.com.
Boys who are 8 years and older and have made their Solemn Holy Communion are invited to become members. The boys assist our priests with liturgies. There are provisions for social and athletic activities in their program. Meet on designated Monday evenings at 7:00 – 8:00 P.M. For more information, please contact Charlotte Olson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A group of energetic and enthusiastic youth in grades 6-9 who meets a couple of times each month during the school year. These gatherings are faith focused and fun, with games, skits, crafts and snacks. Runs at Bishop Pocock School twice a month on Saturdays from 7-9pm. For more information, please contact Anna Maria Simko at email@example.com.
CONFRATERNITY OF OUR MOTHER OF PERPETUAL HELP
Meet Wednesday mornings at 8:00 A.M. for rosary and special devotions to Our Lady. Meetings are held occasionally. New members are always welcome. For more information, please contact the parish office at 306-343-6516.
SAINTS PETER & PAUL PARISH COUNCIL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS #11775
A Catholic men’s fraternity upholding the ideals of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Meetings are held every month. For more information, please contact Grand Knight, Dwayne Sabulsky, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE OF CANADA (UCWLC)
An organization open to all women of the parish. This organization offers spiritual, social, education and cultural activities. Meetings are held the third Thursday of every month. For more information, please contact Oristeen Kulyk @ email@example.com.
SAINTS PETER & PAUL SENIORS ORGANIZATION
PARISH COUNCIL EXECUTIVE
Responsible for the overall leadership and management of parish council activities. Tasks include program and operational planning, goal-setting and policy development. Executive consists of the President, Past President, Vice-President, Administrative Council Chair, Pastoral Council Chair, Member-at-large and Secretary. If you have management and leadership skills and experience, please consider using them in a role on the Executive. Contact Adrian Olenick, Jr., current President, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PASTORAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES
Promotes and organizes adult education opportunities as well as playing a supportive role for catechesis at all age levels. It is our hope that ongoing projects such as the lending library, feast day icon displays and handouts, bulletin articles, bible study, and catechetical sessions will create a thirst for more in-depth learning and acquisition of the tools necessary for spiritual growth. Contact Mavis Coben at email@example.com for more information.
THE SERVICE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE
It aims to engage parishioners in putting their faith in action for the poor and vulnerable in our society and abroad. It also disburses the Parish Charity Funds and helps facilitate the Parish response to parishioners who require assistance with special needs. New members welcome! Contact Kayla Elash at firstname.lastname@example.org.