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Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Waterloo 

Our Lady of Lourdes parishioners, please join us for a LIVE-streamed
Mass at #OLOLWaterloo

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19, 2020 
• 11:00 a.m. Mass with Divine Mercy Chaplet
• 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
(Parish office window)

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 
• 11:00 a.m. Mass with one decade of the Rosary 

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With prayers Fr. Rafal

Announced Mass intentions for April 20 to April 25, 2020


Monday................................   +Marta Melik  – Iwona & Tadeusz Pawelec
Tuesday................................   +Robert Bould – Margaret & Carlo Perrotta
Wednesday...........................  +Mate & Iva Raos  – Angela & Peter Granic
Thursday .............................   +Rene Ward –  Miriam Jayasundera & Family 
Friday...................................   +Doris Bechtel  – Rita Hempel

Saturday .............................. +Tiffany & Beverly de'Rozario – Nevelle & Noami
..............................................de'Rozario 
Sunday.................................  11:00 a.m
...............................................Living & deceased members of our parish
This Sunday is Divine Mercy Sunday, to honour this special celebration, we will have the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, please join us at the back of the church parking lot on:

Sunday, April 19, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

The Blessed Sacrament will be located in the window of our parish office. Please come adore Jesus from the comfort of your vehicle, please be mindful to keep a social distance from other parishioners.  We ask you to please remain in your vehicle during your entire adoration time.

The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy

1. Begin with the Sign of the Cross, 1 Our Father, 1 Hail Mary and The Apostles Creed.
2. Then on the Our Father Beads say the following: 
Eternal Father, I offer You the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Your dearly beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.
3. On the 10 Hail Mary Beads say the following: 
For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.
(Repeat step 2 and 3 for all five decades).
4. Conclude with (three times)
Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us and on the whole world.
In 1933, God gave Sister Faustina a striking vision of His Mercy, 
Sister tells us:
'I saw a great light, with God the Father in the midst of it. 
Between this light and the earth I saw Jesus nailed to the Cross 
and in such a way that God, wanting to look upon the earth, had to 
look through Our Lord's wounds and I understood that God blessed 
the earth for the sake of Jesus. '
Of another vision on Sept. 13, 1935, she writes:
'I saw an Angel, the executor of God's wrath... about to strike 
the earth... I began to beg God earnestly for the world with words 
which I heard interiorly. As I prayed in this way, I saw the 
Angel's helplessness, and he could not carry out the just 
punishment... . '
The following day an inner voice taught her to say this prayer on 
ordinary rosary beads:
'First say one 'Our Father', 'Hail Mary', and 'I believe'. Then on 
the large beads say the following words:
'Eternal Father, I offer You the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity 
of Your dearly beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, in atonement 
for our sins and those of the whole world. '
On the smaller beads you are to say the following words:
'For the sake of His sorrowful Passion have mercy on us and on the 
whole world. '
In conclusion you are to say these words three times:
'Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us 
and on the whole world'.
Jesus said later to Sister Faustina:
'Say unceasingly this chaplet that I have taught you. Anyone who 
says it will receive great Mercy at the hour of death. Priests 
will recommend it to sinners as the last hope. Even the most 
hardened sinner, if he recites this Chaplet even once, will 
receive grace from My Infinite Mercy. I want the whole world to 
know My Infinite Mercy. I want to give unimaginable graces to 
those who trust in My Mercy... . '
'... . When they say this Chaplet in the presence of the dying, I 
will stand between My Father and the dying person not as the just 
judge but as the Merciful Savior'.

We Depend on Your Generosity

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish depends entirely on the generosity of our parishioners.

We are extremely grateful for your overwhelming support and we would like to take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your support to our parish and those who are in need.  

With the suspension of Sunday Mass, we urge our faithful parishioners, to continue to support Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.  At this time of significant insecurity for many people,  if you are able to continue your contribution to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, it would allow us to pay salaries and keep the buildings heated and maintained. There are four methods to make your offering:
  • Pre – Authorized Giving: through scheduled monthly or weekly transfers. Forms are available by sending an email or by calling our parish office and we will send the forms to you. Fill out the form, attach a void cheque and place the form in a sealed envelope and put it in the parish office mailbox or scan both and email to lourdeswaterloo@rogers.com
  • Drop off your weekly envelope by putting it in the mailbox in the Parish Office door off of the Parking Lot.
  • Post-dated cheques.  Instead of coming every week, put several post-dated cheques into the same envelope.
  • Electronic Giving: https://hamiltondiocese.com/covid19parishfund/
    and click support my parish now and make your donation automatically using your credit on this secure page.

The Pope's April Intentions for 2020

Freedom from Addiction
We pray that those suffering from addiction may be helped and accompanied.

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Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
173 Lourdes Street 
Waterloo, ON
N2L 1N5 
(519) 886-0342

 
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