"…The seed is spouting and growing…" (Mark 4:27)
LAST UPDATED: May 19, 2020
9 Days for Life Novena (May 23 – 31) sponsored by St. Mark Knights of Columbus Council 9276
Free Webinar – Gender, Sexuality and the Catholic Church – Sat. May 23 at 9:30am EST
Virtual Masses – Televised and Online
Free Downloads of Daily Mass texts from Living with Christ
CANCELLATIONS, NOTICES & UPDATES PERTAINING TO MEASURES REGARDING CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 WILL BE POSTED HERE (please check back for updates).
In addition to following the directives of the Region of Waterloo, the parish also receives directives from the Diocese of Hamilton. An up-to-date list of those directives can be found here: Corona Virus Updates – Diocese of Hamilton
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
All public celebrations of Mass and other devotions are suspended.
All churches (including Adoration Chapels) are to remain closed at all times. It is not permitted to have the church open even for a few hours each day for prayer.
All parish meetings and events are SUSPENDED .
This includes (but is not limited to) Choir Practice, Alpha, C.W.L., Knights of Columbus, A Quick Journey Through the Bible, Keys, Legion of Mary, Men’s Group, That Man Is You. Writers’ Group is meeting via Skype — please call or email the parish office for a contact.
As well, the following events at St. Mark’s Parish have been CANCELLED and will be rescheduled at a later date: The Sacrament of Confirmation and its associated preparation sessions, the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion and their associated retreats and rehearsals.
THE PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED. Emails and phone calls will continue to be monitored.
St. Mark Catholic Parish in Kitchener, Ontario is a faith-filled Catholic community, striving to live our values, and to build up the Body of Christ in this world through sacrament, sacrifice and outreach. We are a welcoming community, inviting all to share in the fullness of Jesus. We seek to build God’s church on earth by sharing our time, talent and treasure for the benefit of all.
St. Mark’s seeks to develop its outreach and spiritual life through many activities and groups. Members of our parish family are actively involved in the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Knights of Columbus, Catholic Women’s League, Spirit Crew (our Parish’s ministry for youth), RCIA program, Perpetual Adoration Chapel, Legion of Mary, Alpha program, bereavement support, hospital visitation, support for local food banks, and pro-life activities, among many other groups and activities. At St. Mark’s, there are many opportunities to build faith through education, prayer, fellowship and service.
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