OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY SHRINE NEWS
My dear friends,
Like Mary, invited by the Angel not to be afraid and to trust in God, so too we are called to be closely united with Jesus and to trust in him these days. In this difficult times, let us not afraid to surrender ourselves, all our family members to baby Jesus and hand everything to the Lord. May this Christmas help us to accept the will of God and give us hope, joy , peace and serenity in the midst of pandemic.
We the Rosarians assure you of our continuous prayers. After the Christmas, we will continue to celebrate daily masses privately, until we see you all again.
May you all have a blessed Christmas and a prosperous New Year 2021
Jan 24 , 2021
Jan 17, 2021
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.
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...
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.