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173 Lourdes Street
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1N5

Pastor:                                              Fr. Rafal Tomon
Deacon:                                            Rev. Mr. Phong Hoang
Administrative Assistant:               Mrs. Patrycja Wiecek
Parish office hours:                        Monday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

                                                          1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
                                                          Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sunday Masses:                              Saturday 7:00 p.m.
                                                          Sunday 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation:         Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to noon
                                                           or 20 minutes before weekday Masses
                                                           or by appointment

Sacrament of Baptism:                    By appointment
                                                           please contact the parish office

Sacrament of Marriage:                   By appointment
                                                           please contact the parish office

Blessing of Expectant Parents:      Last Sunday of each month after all Masses 

St. Vincent de Paul:                         Church door collections
                                                           last Sunday of each month 
Announced Mass intentions for Feb 22 to Feb 28, 2021

Monday...............… Thanksgiving – Nevelle de'Rozario
Tuesday...........................+ Veronica Voisin – Fr. Rafal Tomon
Wednesday......................+ Olga Stemmler – Maria Smit
Thursday ........................+ Souls in Purgatory – Joan Cassidy & Family 
Friday .............................+ John Lutz – Dorthy Lutz & Family
Station of Cross .............. 7:00 p.m.
Saturday ..........................+ Eric Donaghey – Jimmy & Jessie Cairney
Sunday..............................Living & deceased members of our parish
                                          11:00 a.m....... (LIVE STREAM)

An Act of Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, 
I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. 
I love You above all things, 
and I desire to receive You into my soul. 
Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, 
come at least spiritually into my heart. 
I embrace You as if You were already there 
and unite myself wholly to You. 
Never permit me to be separated from You.



             Lent 2021 – 40 Days of Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving
Daily Lenten Mass Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 8:30 a.m.;
Tuesday & Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to noon or 20 minutes before weekday Masses
or by appointment
Tue, March 23, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Thurs, March 25, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Stations of the Cross Every Friday in Lent at 7:00 p.m.  Each week a different meditation of the Stations will be used.  Everyone is encouraged to make an effort to attend the Stations at least one of the six Friday evenings during Lent.
Daily Reflection Starting Feb 17, 2021.  Please log on to our Facebook page ( which you will find daily updates on the day’s reflection or follow this provided link to EWTN website.
Catholics aged 14 and older abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.   In addition, Catholics from age 18-59 fast on those days, limiting themselves to one full meal and two smaller meals each day.

Share Lent Sunday
March 21.

Together for Peace
During Lent, Development, and Peace – Caritas Canada invites you to take part in their new Share Lent campaign:  Together for Peace.  This campaign calls on us to reflect on the profound meaning of peace by discovering the importance of dialogue as a means for reconciliation and for the construction of peace.  Together, let us continue to believe that peace, human dignity, and justice can triumph.
Peacemaking calls for courage, much more so than warfare.  It calls for the courage to say yes to encounter and no to conflict; yes to dialogue and no to violence; yes to negotiations and no to hostilities; yes to respect for agreements and no to acts of provocation; yes to sincerity and no to duplicity.  All of this takes courage, it takes strength and tenacity.  (Pope Francis, June 8/14)
Suggestion:  consider putting aside at least one dollar a day to help Development and Peace. May the long-standing support of our parish and its concern for the poor continue to grow stronger in our community.  Scripture reminds us that our good deeds go with us into eternity.
Oil and Salt
Canadian Food
for Children
This year we are collecting oil and iodized salt.  Oil is an essential item for hundreds of millions of poor people around the world. It is too expensive, however, for the poorest families to buy.   A deficiency in salt can lead to death from heatstroke or an enlarged thyroid gland which decreases energy and strength.  As well, pregnant mothers lacking iodized salt in their diets put their babies at risk of mental disability.  Please bring your items to the church in a reusable cloth bag.  Your donations can be given to the ushers before entering the church up to and including Palm Sunday (March 28) or please leave in the vestibule.
WEEK 1: FEBRUARY 17 TO 21, 2021
Share Love, Share Lent: (Re)discover Development and Peace.
The Share Love, Share Lent campaign is inspired Pope Francis’s encyclical, Fratelli Tutti and its call “for a love that transcends… geography and distance” and “allows us to acknowledge, appreciate and love each person.”
Each week, the campaign explores a different aspect of Development and Peace’s work and offers you ways to become involved. This week, meet one of our partners from the Global South and create your own fundraising web page!
Discover more activities and join Catholics across Canada on a journey of love and solidarity throughout the Lenten period.
Follow our solidarity calendar at
FORMS Available for pick up at the entrance of the Church or at the parish office. 

Catholic Women’s League Membership Form for 2021

(For women of the parish ages 16+)
It’s time to JOIN or RENEW your Catholic Women’s League (CWL) Membership.
Catholic women today possess immense potential to serve church, community and the world. 
The unique strength of Catholic women is the faith that binds us together.
 We pray for each other, care for the less fortunate, and support our parish and community.  Our monthly events are informative, prayerful and fun-loving.
Please PRINT the information required below, and along with the membership fee of $30.00, place it in an envelope marked “CWL” and place it in the collection basket by December 30th.
Email: _________________________________________
(if you wish to receive notifications of upcoming events)
Payment (please check one):   cash _____ cheque _____
(payable to the Our Lady of Lourdes CWL)

Inquires please email

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.  

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
  • 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:
    and click support my parish now and make your donation automatically using your credit on this secure page.
    Monthly Budget Review as of Jan 31, 2021

    Cumulative financial objective – 5 weeks @ $7,500......     $37,500.00
    Weekly contributions (year to date)..................................   $11,676.20
    Pre-authorized giving (year to date).......   $ 12,626.99        $24,303.19
    Over (under) objective...................................................... ($13,196.81)

Pope's February Prayer Intention

Violence Against Women
We pray for women who are victims of violence, that they may be protected by society and have their sufferings considered and heeded.


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