Little Flower Parish

 

Lector training and refresher

ALL active lectors are asked to come and brush up on your skills proclaiming scripture at Mass. We'll review protocols and duties of each position -- Community Leader, Lector 1 and Lector 2. Experienced lectors, please come and share your knowledge with the newer volunteers.

Tuesday, November 27 from 7 - 8 pm

or

Saturday, December 1 from 2 - 3 pm

Email Penny Forrest to let her know which session you can attend.

Children's Nativity Play

Want to be in our performance? All children and youth in the parish are welcome, and all who practice will get to play a part. 

Practice: during Children's Liturgy on Sundays

Perform: Sunday, Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. Mass

Click here to email Tara Knoll to register, so we know how many children to expect. 

 

Santa Store

St. Augustine School

You're invited to drop off donations of small items that students can choose to purchase for a small sum for their family members. 

Drop off: December 17 and 18

Volunteers are also needed to work at the Santa Store, helping children choose gifts for family members, on December 19 and 20.

If you are able to help, please call St. Augustine at 306-791-7310.

 

Update

Fall 2018

 

Parish action planning meeting

At our highly successful parish brainstorm session, three priorities came to the forefront. 

1.   Start at the grassroots level with our youth, inviting them to serve, support and take ownership of areas of the church. 

2.    Minister to our families in the parish. Break down the walls and mingling with all cultures in the church. Form a buddy system and a welcoming committee for new parishioners, especially new Canadians.

3.    Maintain the momentum. Have sign-up sheets accessible for parishioners to indicate availability – recruit more volunteers.

Watch for updates here!

Little Flower CWL

Craft & Bake Sale

THANKS! to everyone who participated and especially the CWL for organizing this event. It was a great opportunity to meet and visit with fellow parishioners while shopping! 

Family Activities

NOVEMBER 2018

The Myriam Family house

NOVEMBER 2018

 Bible activities for children:
Sunday NOVEMBER 4TH from 1:30- 3:30 p.m.
for 2 different groups:

(K to grades 2) Myriam Little Praise Challenge,

( grades 3 to 5) Myriam Light Challenge.

 Bible activities for youth,
Saturday NOVEMBER 3rd Grades 6 + up Myriam Challenge III.

Supper together at the Myriam Family house at 6:30 p.m. (bring your lunch, lunch won’t be provided!), ending at to 8:45 p.m. (for those who wish: we start at the 5:00 p.m. with Mass at Resurrection parish)

 Silent Adoration (before the Blessed Sacrament): from 4-5 P.M
NOVEMBER 6 to 9, 13 to 15, 20th to 23rd, 27th to 29. WELCOME TO ALL!

 Evening 5-9: Need a little time of retreat? You are welcome for a 5-9 P.M. at the Myriam Family house. It consists in a Pot-Luck supper, songs, short talk and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.
NOVEMBER 8 and 22nd.

Contact us for more information or if you would like to join us:

Myriam Family 306-761-0528
2527E Margaret Place, Regina, SK, S4V 1Z4

To the People of God

The devastating reality of clergy sexual abuse has again confronted us in recent weeks, and in response, Pope Francis has written an unprecedented letter to the People of God on this subject...

Read the letter on our Latest News page here, or download a PDF of the document here

After the Storm: Building the Pope Francis Village

Filmed over three years, this documentary follows some of the communities in Tacloban, the Philippines hardest-hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Their despair turns to hope as they are challenged to build an entirely new community that is resilient and sustainable.

https://youtu.be/NFrJv8FD9JY

Missions Trip 2018

During Christmas Break in 2018, the Archdiocese of Regina is looking to take a small group of participants on a missions trip to Belize to volunteer at The King’s Children’s Home, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing residential care for children in difficult circumstances.

All participants must be 16 years of age or older, and the deadline to submit your interest is July 9th. For more information, or to claim your spot, please contact Braden Kuntz at (306) 352-1651 or by emailing bkuntz@archregina.sk.ca

Contribute to our parish

Nominations are now open for various ministries and council positions that are essential to the smooth and continuous operation of Little Flower parish. 

Speak to Fr. Jose about how you can contribute.

Archbishop’s Priorities for the Archdiocese

Copies of the Archbishop’s Priorities for the Archdiocese have been translated into French, Malayalam, Filipino and Vietnamese. Click here to get details.

   

Ready for Electronic Giving?

Now you can make your offering gifts by automatic transfer from your bank account to Little Flower. Read more information in this document

Click here to get the Pre-Authorized Debit form.

 

From the Archdiocese of Regina

 

A podcast brought to you by the Archdiocese of Regina attempting to navigate this winding road of faith in Jesus Christ so that we might know him more intimately, love him more profoundly and together serve him more deeply in our daily lives.

Have a question you'd like them to address on the show? Email Eric at egurash@archregina.sk.ca.

Bert Pitzel

Social Justice Director

Dr. Brett Salkeld

Archdiocesan Theologian

 

Deacon Eric Gurash

Director of Communications and Evangelization

Other blogs and sites worth following

Blessed is She

Improving prayer life. 

Supporting sisters in Christ. 

Using social media for good.

 

Made for Greatness

Men's events in Regina

Pope Francis from the Vatican, on YouTube

Pope Francis on YouTube

Find the peace and joy that can only come from God.

FORMED.ORG

Bishop Robert Barron

Exploring the intersection between pop culture and faith.

 

Welcome To Little Flower  

Roman Catholic Church 

Little Flower parish was established in 1930, and today serves almost 500 families from our beautiful church near Regina's core. 

Our mission: Little Flower, as a faith community, reaches out to all in service, compassion and love to fulfill our mission of proclaiming the gospel daily in word and deed.

Our Patron, St. Thérèse 

I will spend my heaven doing good on earth. I will let fall a shower of roses.

Thérèse Martin entered a Carmelite convent at age fifteen. As Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus, she lived a hidden life. She was just 24 when she died of TB. The world came to know her through her autobiography, The Story of a Soul.

She described her life as “a little way of spiritual childhood.”  She lived each day with unshakable confidence in God’s love.  What matters in life is “not great deeds, but great love.” 

“My mission — to make God loved — will begin after my death,” she said.  “I will spend my heaven doing good on earth.  I will let fall a shower of roses.” 

This is the reason St.Thérèse’s emblem is a crucifix covered with a profusion of roses.  The celebration of her Feast Day is October 1.

Our Stained Glass Windows

The windows in Little Flower church were designed and manufactured by Rault Freres, of Rennes, France, and installed by Burns Hanley Co. Ltd. of Regina. 

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