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National Week for Life and the Family

May 13-20, 2018

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National Week for Life and the Family Events in Winnipeg

Wednesday, May 9 - "Screenagers"

Movie / Documentary Award-winning documentary: Offers solutions on how we can empower youth to best navigate the digital world and find a healthy balance. Appropriate for adults & children age 10+. View poster.

Doors open: 7 PM Movie at 7:30 PM. Rush seating.
Canadian Mennonite University, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd, South side of Grant Ave.
Discussion and Refreshments to follow, Free-will offering.





Thursday, May 10 - March for Life 

Respectfully & lovingly giving witness to life.

10:30 am - Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 353 St Mary Ave., Winnipeg. The March for Life begins at the Legislative Building - 12 PM, noon. Testimonials, speakers and closing prayer to follow. View poster.








Tuesday, May 15 - "Social Media ... Making it Work in our Church"

Calling all Secretaries and Parish Web designers!! 

Learn some practical tips & tricks to empower your church to become more visible online and learn how to launch your parish presence in the digital world.


Presenter: Kevin Prada, Social Media Coordinator (Archdiocese of St. Boniface)
St. Timothy Parish, 135 John Forsythe Road, Winnipeg
Doors open: 6:45 PM Presentation: 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Discussion & refreshments to follow.


Wednesday, May 16 - English Gospel of Life Divine Liturgy

Rosary and mass in suppport of all life from from conception to natural death.


St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 250 Jefferson Ave, Winnipeg

Rosary: 6:30 Pm Mass: 7 PM  View Poster.







Thursday, May 17 – “Leading a Double Life”

ARe you portraying your true self on the web? Evening for young adults and youth ministers.


Presenter: Clayton Imoo, Director- Youth and Young Adult Ministry (Archdiocese of Vancouver)
St. Philip Minh Parish, 615 Lafleche Street, Winnipeg

Presentation: 7:00 PM – 9 PM  View Poster.







Friday, May 18 - "Disconnecting Media & Reconnecting Family"

Discover how to use media as a positive tool for connecting families & maintaining a healthy balance with both social media and technology.


Presenter: Clayton Imoo, Director - Youth and Young Adult Ministry (Archdiocese of Vancouver)
St. Boniface Cathedral Hall, 180 avenue de la Cathédrale, Winnipeg
Presentation: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Discussion and refreshments to follow. View Poster.

For more information, please contact:
Nadine Fetherston
Co-Coordinator: Family & Life Sectors


Additional Events During National Week for Life and the Family


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Thursday, May 10 - "Irreplaceable" Video
St. Viator's Church Hall, 307 Whitmore Ave E, Dauphin, Manitoba

7 PM - 9 PM


Friday, May 11 - Bake Sale
Dauphin Marketplace Mall, 1450 Main St. S, Dauphin, Manitoba

9 AM - 1 PM
Donations of baking are greatly appreciated.


Saturday, May 12 - Life Hike
Knights on 11th Ave. Hall, 101 11 Ave. SW, Dauphin, Manitoba
Mass - 10 AM
Registration for Hike - 10:30 AM (Donations for Parkland League for Life gratefully accepted).
Lunch & Fellowship to follow the hike.


Saturday, May 12 - Campaign Life Coalition MB. Fundraising Banquet

Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry

1824 Pembina Hwy. Winnipeg, Manitoba

Doors open: 5:30 PM Dinner: 6:30 PM


Sunday, May 13 - Mother's Day Brunch

Knights on 11th Ave. Hall, 101 11 Ave. SW, Dauphin, Manitoba

10 AM - 2 PM

 For more information on Dauphin events, please contact:
Laverne Hudson




Sophie Freynet-Agossa
Senior Co-Coordinator
Marriage Sector


Nadine Fetherston

 Family & Life Sectors



151, de la Cathedrale Avenue
Winnipeg (MB)  R2H 0H6


Marriage, Family & Life