Homily June 2 2019

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My homily for Ascension Sunday – Home

Prayer homework for the week!

Monday – Pray for the gift of Wisdom to know God’s will for us

Tuesday – Pray for the gift of Understanding God’s answers to our prayers

Wednesday – Pray for the gift of Counsel to know right from wrong and to instruct others

Thursday – Pray for the gift of Courage to always choose what’s right

Friday – Pray for the gift of Knowledge of God’s ways

Saturday – Pray for the gift of Piety for an increased desire for prayer

Sunday – Pray for the gift of Wonder and Awe in God’s presence during Pentecost Mass

Outdoor Way of the Cross

This past Good Friday, Canadian Martyrs parish in Carrot River hosted an interdenominational Outdoor Way of the Cross walk. About 30 gathered from not only the catholic church, but the Mennonite and United congregations as well. The Way of the Cross follows the path of Jesus on Good Friday, from His condemnation, His carrying the Cross to Golgotha, to His crucifixion. We stopped at 12 stations throughout the community, praying for different members and organizations: for example, we prayed for the elementary and high school students, and we prayed for the elderly outside the Care Centre.

The photos are from Ana Jansen, Maxine Baskey, and myself.

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