St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Parish Blog.

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Today, I have the honour and privilege to offer words of remembrance for a dear colleague and wonderful friend.  I am not the only contributor.  What you will hear today is a compilation of stories and precious memories of our dear Simone being offered by the staff of St. Philip Neri.

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After it was announced that I would be moving to Holy Family, people said to me, “so I hear you’re moving on…”

To which I would reply, “After nearly 13 years, the staff and parish council finally got together and organized a mutiny!”

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I’m of Irish descent and a hard-core fan of the Irish rock group – U2!  I first fell in love with this mega-band in 1987 when they released the album “Joshua Tree”.

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Have you ever thought about what heaven would be like?  More to the point, have you ever thought about the sort of body you will have in heaven?

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In the past I have suffered with “Road Rage.”  Okay, who am I kidding? My wife has suffered because of my road rage…

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Have you ever envisioned your own funeral?  What do want people say about you once you’re gone?  Your spouse?  Your children?  Your co-workers?  Your friends?

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1132396_microphoneI always thought that ABBA was the apotheosis of pop music.  Apparently I am wrong – it’s Justin Bieber!

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I can still hear Christy Lane's voice singing sweetly on my parent's old RCA record player. I can still smell my mother's cooking drifting from the kitchen into the living room, and with the aromas, her voice singing along with Christy, "One day at a time sweet Jesus that's all I'm asking from you.

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A family that laughs together, stays together...

Boy did we ever laugh!

On Saturday February 12th, 135 of us gathered in St. Philip's School Gym for a comedy event entitled "My Funny Valentine" with comedians Matt Falk and Victor Enns.

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Two years ago, my blood pressure was consistently 150/100. I had frequent headaches, nose bleeds and if I bent over to do something with my shoes, my head felt as if it would explode!

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Stephen Covey is one of my favourite authors.  I enjoy his work so much that I purchased a copy of his infamous “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” for each of my staff.

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Mass and Liturgy Schedule

Office Hours:

Monday thru Friday 8:30am – 12 noon & 12:30pm – 4:00pm

Phone:306-343-0325

Fax:306-343-0900

Mass Times:

Saturday 5:00pm

Sunday 9:30am & 11:30am

Summer

Saturday 5:00pm

Sunday 10:00am

Weekday masses Tuesday thru Friday 8:15am

(Rosary ½ before weekday masses)*

 

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