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Welcome to the Website of Mary Mother of God Catholic Church in Oakville!  Join us for worship at our beautiful church and become involved in our growing community!  If you are new to the parish, please REGISTER TODAY.  You can register on-line at the bottom of our home page or at the parish.  Do visit again and browse our site as new information becomes available.

THE CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE IS BACK!Hoping that you all had a wonderful summer.  Our first General Meeting will be held on: Wednesday, September 18, at 7 p.m.  Our speaker will be Anne Marie Doherty, discussing the importance of Big Brothers Big Sisters. “Surround yourself with the kind of friends who love Jesus as much as you do.”

 

ATTENTION PARENTS OF GRADE 7  CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES   2019-2020  – Confirmation is planned for Friday, January 17, 2020 for Holy Family, St. Gregory & Parish Catechetical Students; Saturday, January 18, 2020 for St. Marguerite d’Youville & St. Andrew Catholic Schools.

There is a mandatory parent’s only meeting on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 –  at 7:00 p.m. at the parish. Please return to the meeting the registration package your child received from their school.  This includesThe completed registration form; A photocopy of your child’s baptism certificate;  A $50 cheque payable to Mary Mother of God Church; Name and address of child’s sponsor (must bea practicing Catholic and not a parent);  A recent wallet size photo of your child (photos will not be returned.)    You will receive information for your child as they prepare for this sacrament

 

ALTAR SERVER CO-ORDINATOR NEEDED!  We are in need of a volunteer to co-ordinate our altar servers.  Duties would include preparing quarterly schedules and training servers.  You must be 18 years or older to serve in this Ministry.  If you are interested, please contact the parish office.   

WE ARE ALSO IN NEED OF ALTAR SERVERS – IF YOU ARE 9 YEARS OLD – IN GRADE 4 AND UP AND ARE INTERESTED IN SERVING AT OUR SUNDAY MASSES, PLEASE CONTACT THE PARISH OFFICE 905-337-2184 OR MMOGP@BELLNET.CA.

 

PARISH THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE – OCTOBER 5TH/6TH & OCTOBER 12TH /13THMary Mother of God is hosting our Annual Food Drive in support of the “Fare Share Food Bank” in Oakville.  FILL A BAG WITH NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS   Return the BAG to the church and place it on the altar prior to Mass.

 

FALL CLOTHING DRIVE –  SOCIETY OF SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL: – OCTOBER 5/6.   Our Ministry serves over 110 families in need who rely on the clothing drive to meet their clothing needs.  We will accept your donations ofclean, gently used clothes.  Please sort clothes and label each bag according to Gender & Size (Boys 4-6X, Ladies M etc).   Kindly do not mix clothes with any other items.  We cannot accept household items, toys, books. Please bring on October 5 & 6 before and after the Masses, to the Church.  We cannot store any items before October 5th. Thank you for your support!  SSVP MISSION:  To live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice & joy.

SAVE THE DATE! Our parish CWL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR 2019 will be held Saturday, November 9th from 9 am-2 pm. Mark your calendar now and plan on bringing your family and friends!  How can you help?

  1. For the Grand Raffle Audrey needs items valued at $100 (or several great items that can be combined to meet this value) or cash donations (tax receipt will be issued)  Contact audreyalmeida@hotmail.com
  2. For gift baskets Lucille needs new kitchen/bathroom items, glasses, mugs, toiletries, charger plates, any Christmas items/ornaments, candles and more!   Contact oldcow50@hotmail.com
  3. For the Children’s Corner Olivia needs both new and gently used books, games, sports items, jigsaw puzzles, etc.  Contact gibsonog@gmail.com

We are accepting any donations of these items starting now-it’s never too early to get organized so please contact each coordinator for drop-off instructions. Also, we are seeking 2 people to join the Bazaar Team-one to coordinate the Crafts table and one for the poinsettia sales.  Please contact Olivia at gibsonog@gmail.com if you have a desire to help and to find out more!