St. Patrick's Cathedral

Thunder Bay, Ontario

211 South Archibald Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1G4
Phone: (807) 622-5389 Fax: (807) 622-1529

Mass & Confession Times

1.  Click to open:  GUIDELINES TO PARTICIPATE AT MASS


2.  COVID-19 – SCREENING POSTER

 

3.  FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED
All who attend Masses or Services in the Cathedral are required to use a mask or face covering when they enter the Church. Masks are available in the Sacristy  for those who do not have their own.

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   NEW ANNOUNCEMENT – August 9, 2020
Several parishioners expressed concerns about perceived inconsistencies in the Cathedral’s two meter seating distance regulation required for public spaces. As a result, our COVID-19 Safety Team has re-configured all the seating spaces in the Church and placed a ribbon across the entrances to every other pew so that these alternate pews will not be occupied during Mass. This should provide enough space between persons as required by the distancing regulations and further ensure the safety of all our parishioners.

Please note that the front pews on both sides must remain empty to ensure that proper distancing can be maintained as persons return to their places after receiving Holy Communion.

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A.   If you still don’t feel ready to come to Mass, you can watch Mass celebrated online by Bishop Colli  (to access it, click on the “Covid-19 Parish Updates” on this website).

B.   Read this Sunday’s Bulletin which is now published both in print and online:

Online Sunday Bulletin for August 9, 2020

 

C.   Read archived “Pandemic Responses” (by clicking on the “Pandemic Responses” post on the left).

 

D.   Help your children to learn about this Sunday’s Gospel theme by accessing these two children’s pages:

Children’s Online Sunday Bulletin for August 9, 2020
and …
Children’s Fun Quiz about Jesus for August 9, 2020

 

E.   Try this “TEST YOUR FAITH KNOWLEDGE” QUIZ FOR ADULTS

QUIZ ON “FAITH TEACHINGS  AND SAINTS” – AUGUST 9, 2020

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MASS TIMES ON THE LORD’S DAY


Saturday:
5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am and 10:30 am 

All Weekend Masses have resumed in the Cathedral at these usual times.

 

 

 

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES

All Weekday Masses have resumed at these times.


Tuesday to Friday: 9:00 am
Holiday Mondays & Statutory Holidays: 12:10 pm
(We pray the Rosary together before Mass)

 

 

 

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT

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Monday: 12:10 pm  
Tuesday to Friday: 9:00 am and 12:10 pm

(We pray the Rosary together before the 9:00 am Mass)

Way of the Cross:  Fridays in Lent (except on First Fridays): 11:45 am

 

 

INDIVIDUAL WEEKLY CONFESSIONS

Confessions resumed on Saturdays at 4:00 pm, beginning on June 27, 2020 (Please use the confessionals that have been set up in Our Lady’s Chapel and in the Children’s Chapel.

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Weekly Confessions: Every Saturday (except Holy Saturday): 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

Penitential Celebrations: Two are celebrated each year, in Advent and in Lent

 

 

MASSES & DEVOTIONS ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH

First Friday Mass has resumed.

Masses in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus:  9:00 am ONLY
Exposition of the Eucharist and Adoration:  (cancelled for the summer)
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament: (cancelled for the summer)

 

 

 

FIRST SATURDAY MASS & ANOINTING OF THE SICK

First Saturday Masses and Anointing of the Sick are CANCELLED until further notice

 

Mass in honour of the Immaculate Heart of Mary with the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick:  (cancelled until further notice)

 

 

 

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE MASSES

(CANCELLED until further notice)

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Four General Meetings are held each year on the first Sunday of the months of March, May, September and November after the 10:30 am Sunday Mass.

 

 

 

MEDITATION, PRAYER & REFLECTION IN OUR PRAYER GARDENS

The Prayer Gardens are now closed to the public during this pandemic and until further notice.

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These Prayer Gardens which are adjacent to the Cathedral are ideal places for private prayer, quiet reflection and rest.