Aiheet: Events

In November we pray especially for all the faithful departed. Everyone is invited to write and send us names of your departed relatives and friends by email: maria(ät)katolinen.fi. We will read these names in November during adorations and pray for them.

We can receive a plenary indulgence for the faithful departed under the general conditions until the 8th of November if we will visit a graveyard and pray for the departed.

Mary’s parish is organizing parish council elections. A member of the parish may nominate himself/herself as a candidate, or may nominate another member of the parish, if in writing the person confirms his / her consent to the candidacy. The candidates must inform the Parish Priest in writing by 14.11.2022.

The Legion of Mary gathers on Friday 11.11 after the evening Mass in the parish hall.

We invite all 14 – 30 years old young people to participate in the World Youth Day in Portugal next year. More details on the information board.

The bazaar for the victims of the war in Ukraine has raised €2,175. We thank the organisers and participants of the bazaar. The money has been sent to the community of the Sisters of Jerusalem in Warsaw. The second bazaar will take place on the next Sunday 10.4.

Caritas Finland’s Lenten Collection supports the livelihoods and food security of nomadic women in the province of Turkana, Kenya. The region is one of the poorest in Kenya and the threat of famine is constantly present. We can donate via Caritas web page (caritas.fi), directly to Caritas bank account or to the donation box in the church.

There will be a meeting for the parents of the First Communion children on the next Saturday 9.4 at 10.40 am in the church.

There will be Mass in Karjaa, in St. Catherine church on the next Saturday 9.4 at 2 pm.

Next Sunday is the Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. On Palm Sunday we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The blessing of the palm branches will take place at 10.00 in front of the English school, followed by a joyful procession to the church and the Mass. You are welcome to bring your own palm or other branches to be blessed. There will be no Stations of the Cross devotion before the Mass and no Family Mass at 11.30 next Sunday.

There will be Mass in Tagalog on Saturday 15.1 at 11.30 am.

There will be an Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with prayers in English on Saturday, 15.1, from 3.30 pm till 5 pm as the continuation of the Bible Conference “Encounter with Jesus”.

There will be Mass in Hyvinkää, in the Old church on Saturday 15.1 at 4 pm.

A marriage course will be organized for those who plan to get married next year. The course will begin on Tuesday, the 11th of January 2022 in the parish hall of St. Henry’s cathedral at 7 pm.

In November we pray especially for the faithful departed. Everyone is invited to write and send to us names of your departed relatives and friends by email: maria(ät)katolinen.fi. We will read these names in November during adorations and pray for them.

Those who will visit a graveyard and pray for the faithful departed during November can receive a plenary indulgence for the departed under the general conditions. In order to obtain it, the faithful must, in addition to being in the state of grace: have the interior disposition of complete detachment from sin, even venial sin; have sacramentally confessed their sins; receive the Holy Eucharist; pray for the intentions of the Pope.

There will be a meeting for the youth on the next Saturday (13.11) beginning at 10 am. The topic is the theology of the body.

There will be an Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with prayers in English on the next Saturday (13.11) from 3.30 pm till 5 pm as the continuation of the Bible Conference “Encounter with Jesus”.

There will be Mass in Karjaa, in St. Catherine church, on the next Saturday at 2 pm.

We thank parishioners who regularly support our parish with the membership fee.

Restrictions on gathering throughout the Uusimaa have been relaxed since last Saturday (4.9). Our church is now accessible to 150 people. The use of a face mask and hand sanitizer is still mandatory. We recommend registration for practical reasons.

There will be morning Mass in English on Tuesday and Thursday at 8 am.

The feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated on Wednesday 8.9. The Mass in Finnish will be held at 8 am and 6 pm.

There will be an event called “Walk for life” on the Saturday (11.9) at 1pm. The gathering point is at the Senate Square in Helsinki and the walk will end at the Finnish Parliament. The purpose of the walk is to defend the life of unborn children.

There will be a procession in honour of the Nativity of Our Lady and celebration of the Legion of Mary’s centenary on the next Saturday (11.9) beginning at 4.45 pm in our church.

We thank parishioners who regularly support our parish with the membership fee.

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