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Shrine Mass Cancellations

Over the last weeks we have experienced a number of positive cases of Covid 19 in our area, with a significant increase in the numbers in the past few days.  This is extremely concerning to us for the Church and Shrine.  Fr. Antony, Fr. Sebastin and myself, Andy Van Zelst, had a lengthy discussion concerning this increase.   We had planned on having a Mass outside in the Shrine on both August 15th, The Feast Day of the Assumption of Mary, and August 22nd, The Feast Day of the Queenship of Mary.  Regretfully we have decided that the best course of action to protect everyone and keep everyone SAFE is to cancel both of these Masses.

Shrine Mass August 15, August 22

There will be an outdoor SHRINE MASS for these two dates ONLY, August 15th and August 22nd. Fr. Chris Bourdeau will be our Celebrant for the August 15 Mass. There are to be NO BUSES. You should bring a mask and you must have one to receive communion, and you must...

Rosarians 10th Year Anniversary

As we celebrate today the 10th year of our existence in Merlin, Canada, first of all we Thank God for the manifold blessings that He showered upon the Rosarian community.

Shrine Gardeners

UPDATE:  Shrine gardeners are invited to plant their gardens at the Shrine at their earliest convenience, remembering to  maintain appropriate social distancing at all times, and please wear a mask when encountering others. As well as for personal prayer, it is hoped...

COVID-19 Update from Bishop Fabbro (Update #9)

A MESSAGE FROM BISHOP FABBRO
At the weekly teleconference with the Episcopal Council, we discussed the extension of the COVID-19 lockdown. I direct the following be communicated to all people of the Diocese: Continuation of the Lockdown … our churches will remain closed at least until the end of June.

Year of Prayer Novena

A message from Bishop Fabbro about the Year of Prayer: Novena from May 22 until May 30 to bring to a conclusion our Year of Prayer.