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Assumption Mission Club

In response to the many needs of the missions of the world, this group gathers together to raise funds through bake sales, garage sales and dinners. Their activity is dependent upon the needs of the time.

Watch the bulletin for details on fundraisers and meetings.

Bereavement Support Group

Our Lord assured us that those who mourn are blessed and they shall be comforted. This Christ centered faith sharing bereavement group will meet on a bi-weekly basis on Tuesday evenings in Rosary Hall from 7pm to 8:30pm in Rosary Hall.

Facilitator: Marilyn Morrison, Bereavement Ministry

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Marilyn at 519-253-2761 or the parish office at 519-253-2493.

Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide

Divorced? The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide 12-week group begins a new session onWednesday, January 27, 2016 @ 7 pm in Rosary Hall (basement of Rosary Chapel) at the Huron Church campus of Our Lady of Assumption Church.

Cost of registration is $20 and includes a “Personal Survival Guide”.

This Christian program is based on the teachings of the Catholic Church and open to anyone who needs comfort, counsel and clarity after divorce (or separation).

To register call Rose Marie Ruston – 519-967-1782 or email: assumption@cogeco.net

Chateau Park Nursing Home

Every Sunday, from 10am to 11 am, a group of volunteers go to Chateau Park Nursing Home to bring them Eucharist and to share community.

If you are interested, please phone the Rectory and leave you name and phone number and someone will contact you.

Knights of Columbus

“The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.” – The Knights of Columbus Website

The Council at Assumption Parish formed in 2010 and is already doing all that it can to proclaim the Gospel and build up the community of faith.

Meetings are the first Thursday of every month from 7pm to 9:30pm in the Rooney Lounge at  Holy Name of Mary Church.

St. Vincent de Paul

“The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul dates back to 1833. Frederick Ozanam and six other students started the society as a response to the poverty they witnessed in Paris, France. These university students offered comfort and assistance to the poor in their midst. They chose to name their organization after their patron, St. Vincent de Paul.

Saint Vincent de Paul was a French priest who lived in the seventeenth century in France. Saint Vincent de Paul dedicated his adult life to serving the poor. It was his spirit of service to the needy that Frederick and his friends hoped to emulate. And they did. Today the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul continues to minister to the poor in 144 countries on five continents.

The Society and Vincentians have been actively working to help alleviate the suffering of the needy in Windsor and Essex County since 1896. There are presently 29 conferences of the Society in Windsor and Essex County.

Since its inception in Windsor and Essex County the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul has provided assistance to hundreds of thousands of our neighbours and friends. The men and women of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul continue to follow the example of their founders by working with humility and respect as they serve the poor, bearing witness to the love of God for all people.” – The SSVP Website

Meetings every Tuesday from 9am to 12noon in the  SVDP Meeting Room at Holy Name of Mary Church.

Deliveries take place on Saturday from 9am to 12noon.

University Campus Ministry

We are located on the second floor of the Assumption University Building, next to the CAW. (look for the old building with green steeples and crosses)

Our first priority is the spiritual welfare of the students, faculty and staff of the University of Windsor, but since we are also connected with Assumption Parish, we are also here for anyone in the Windsor area who is looking for hope and goodness in their lives.

Our aim is to create a community where life’s tough questions can be discussed and through those discussions, people may come to know God’s mercy, love and Truth. So whether you have been a Catholic all your life, or are simply a person, unaffiliated with any religion, searching for meaning – know that you are welcome here.

In addition to the many activities you will read about, you will find that Assumption University Building provides Campus Ministry with some of the nicest, most comfortable spaces on campus. Our student lounge is a place where students can relax, study and/or just carry on a great conversation.

For more information, visit the University of Windsor Campus Ministry Site or Join the Facebook Group. Several videos are online through YouTube by searching Windsor Campus Ministry.

Youth Catechesis

Also known as “Children of the Light”, this comprehensive youth ministry provides catechesis and religious formation for children, ages 8-18. Each Monday night, children gather for a common meal, followed by small group gatherings according to their age.

Volunteers are always encouraged, as they are needed to take care of the large amount of participants.

Every Monday from 6pm to 8pm in the Basement Hall of Holy Name of Mary Church.

Contact: Sr. Connie Harrington or Paul Bezaire