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UNPLANNED MOVIE

Beginning July 12th -- for one week only! Please consider supporting this Pro-life film!

Here is the list of movie theatres in Canada that will show Unplanned:

https://www.unplannedfilm.com/canada

 

 

 


 

Annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebration
October 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM - St. Emile Church


 

Are you celebrating a milestone wedding anniversary this year (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 years or more)?

Sign up to take part in the annual diocesan wedding anniversary celebration. Each Fall, Archbishop Albert LeGatt presides a celebratory mass at the Saint Boniface Cathedral. Couples are invited to renew their marriage vows and to receive a special blessing. A reception follows and couples are invited to have their picture taken with the Archbishop. All participating couples receive a certificate of recognition.

Registration is online at http://bit.ly/anniversary-anniversaire. 

For more information:
Sophie Freynet-Agossa
Co-Coordinator of the Marriage, Family & Life Office
Archdiocese of Saint Boniface
Email: mfl@archsaintboniface.ca 
Phone: 204-594-0274
Facebook: facebook.com/mfv.mfl 


Created for Connection -
A Guided Retreat for Christian Couples
Spring of 2020 (Dates TBA)

Are you looking to enrich, to reenergize or to heal your marriage?

The Service of Marriage, Family and Life at the Archdiocese of St. Boniface invites you to participate in an outstanding guided retreat for Christian couples!

Couples will be invited to deepen their connection and create a more secure love relationship, by exploring 7 conversations for lasting love.  The retreat is based on the life-giving and highly effective method for helping couples: Emotionally Focused Therapy.  

Location: The retreat will be hosted at the beautiful St. Benedict’s Retreat Centre, which is located in West Saint Paul (just a few minutes outside of Winnipeg).

Cost: $350/couple.
This includes the cost of the retreat, as well as lunch and snacks. Please note, that this does not include the cost of accommodations (see below).

We encourage you to consider making it a weekend away!
We are happy to offer economical accommodations on site, as well as make recommendations of nearby hotels.  Please note that the cost of accommodations would be yours to cover. Feel free to inquire for more details.

For more information or to register, please contact:

Sophie Freynet-Agossa
Co-Coordinator of the Marriage, Family & Life Office
Archdiocese of Saint Boniface
Email: mfl@archsaintboniface.ca
Phone: 204-594-0274
Facebook: facebook.com/mfv.mfl 

Past Events

March for Life
May 9, 2019

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For more information:  
Nadine Fetherston  mfl2@archsaintboniface  (204)594-0295


Into the Breach Men's Workshop
May 11, 2019

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This event is presented by the Tri-Diocesan Committee
for the National Week for Life and the Family

Registration is: $30 - includes workbook and lunch

Please register at: https://bit.ly/Workshop-ITB

 For more information: 
Please call Tim Scatliff at: 204-771-4947


 Gospel of Life Mass

St. Boniface Cathedral - 180 Avenue de la Cathedrale

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  Pro-life Rosary - 6:30 pm
Mass- 7:00 pm (Archbishop LeGatt Presiding)

Event celebrating the National Week for Life and the Family

For more information: 
Nadine Fetherston  mfl2@archsaintboniface  (204)594-0295


Fertility Health Awareness Seminar
April 25, 2019

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The Marriage, Family and Life Service of the Archdiocese of St. Boniface is pleased to offer a free 3-hour Fertility Health Awareness Seminar, Thursday April 25, 2019 at the St. Boniface Cathedral Hall.

This seminar gives couples and individuals the opportunity to discover various methods of natural family planning (NFP) and to find a method that fits their needs. Expected NFP / Fertility Care:

Serena Sympto-Thermal Method

Billings Ovulation Method

Creighton Model & NaPro Technology

FEMM (Fertility Education & Medical Management)

There is no cost to participate. Some NFP methods may require the purchase of materials or resources at a reasonable cost. All are welcome! Registration required.

Please Register online at:  bit.ly/fertilitygenreg

For more information: mfl@archsaintboniface.ca  204-594-0274


Tridiocesan National Week for Family and
Catholic Family Conference
Saturday, April 6, 2019

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We are pleased to offer a free, enriching Catholic family conference for families:

parents, grandparents, children and youth while exploring the theme: 

"Listening to the Gospel - Renewing the Family Bond". 

 

Featuring dynamic guest speaker, Leah Perrault.

 

There will be presentations and activities to renew the family bond

while exploring faith and the Gospel today.

 

Donations gratefully accepted. 


 To Register online: bit.ly/familyconference1


Leah Perrault

For Conference Schedule & Biography for Guest Speaker: Click Here
For more information:
Nadine Fetherston  mfl2@archsaintboniface.ca  (204)594-0295


Advance Care Planning & Medical Assistance in Catholic Ethics Dying Workshop
: Katarina Lee
Saturday, March 2, 2019

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Questions about Advance Care Guidelines or Catholic perspectives on Medical decisions?

 Marriage, Family & Life Service
at the Archdiocese of St. Boniface
invites you to attend this workshop to learn:

  • Education, benefits and pitfalls regarding advance care planning, including the use of advance care directives and health care proxies.
  • Discussions from a Catholic perspective of medical decisions such as nutrition, hydration, resuscitation and ventilation will also be explored, as well as, palliative care and an overview of Medical Aid in Dying and the impact recent legislation has had on society and the practice of medicine.

 

To Register online: bit.ly/careplanning1

 For more information: Nadine Fetherston

mfl2@archsaintboniface or (204)-594-0295


Created for Connection -

A Guided Retreat for Christian Couples
February 1-3, 2019

For more information please contact:
Marriage, Family & Life Office
Archdiocese of Saint Boniface
Email: mfl@archsaintboniface.ca 
Phone: 204-594-0274
Facebook: facebook.com/mfv.mfl  


International Pro-life Speaker

Stephanie Gray

 


Annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Saint Boniface Cathedral

 

For more information:
Marie Brunet
Co-Coordinator of the Marriage, Family & Life Office
Archdiocese of Saint Boniface
Email: mfl@archsaintboniface.ca 
Phone: 204-594-0274
Facebook: facebook.com/mfv.mfl 

 

 

 


Life Hike 

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Info and Map of Route:

 


 

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CCBR


 

Follow-up to the National Week for Life
and the Family

1- Social Media - Making it Work for Our Church: May 15, 2018

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. Presentation held at St. Timothy Parish, 135 John Forsythe Road, Winnipeg on May 15, 2018. View video on the Archdiocesan Facebook page. (Viewing time: 2h7min). View PDF of the Powerpoint presentation. View Social Media Tips & Tricks.

 

2- Disconnecting Media & Reconnecting Family: May 18, 2018

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). Presentation held at the St. Boniface Cathedral, 180 avenue de la Cathédrale, Winnipeg on May 18, 2018. To view the video, click here. (Viewing time: 1h). 


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
204-594-0295
mfl2@archsaintboniface.ca   


 

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
204-638-6013 
lvhudson@mymts.net

 

 

 

   

Sophie Freynet-Agossa

Co-Coordinator Marriage Sector 204-594-0274 mfl@archsaintboniface.ca

 

 

Nadine Fetherston

Co-Coordinator
 Family & Life Sectors
204-594-0295
mfl2@archsaintboniface.ca   


Fax:
204-237-9942


Facebook Page:
www.facebook.com/mfv.mfl


Address:
151 de la Cathedrale Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2H 0H6

 


Marriage, Family & Life