Why Catholic?

"Go, therefore, make disciples of all nations..." (Matthew: 28:19-20). With these words, Jesus sent the twelve into the world to tell others the good news that they themselves had seen and had witnessed. More than two millennia later, Jesus' followers still continue to fulfill this mandate...

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Mass Times

Mass Times:
Saturdays-4 pm
Sundays-9 am
Sundays-11 am
Sacrament of Reconciliation by appointment.
Check the weekly bulletin for the most up-to-date mass times, including daily mass.

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We are located at 299 Airport Road in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Turn in off Airport Road at the sign and follow the driveway to the parking lot and church. The parish office is generally open Monday 9:00am to 12:00pm; Tuesday to Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

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Confirmation Information Night 2016 Wednesday, April 6 at 6:30 pm

in St. Peter’s Parish Hall. Candidates and parents are asked to attend this meeting. Sponsors are welcome. Please include a copy your Baptism Certificate with registration form, available from the Parish Office or on the church website www.stpetertheapostle.ca Candidates requesting the Sacrament of  confirmation are presumed to be in Grade 7 or 8 (or older) and to have previously received the Sacraments of Baptism, First Reconciliation and First Eucharist. If you are missing one or more of these sacraments, please call the Parish Office at 705-472-1817. Register early

to save time at the April 6th gathering.


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2015 Charitable Receipts

We are in the process of preparing our system to generate CHARITABLE RECEIPTS for 2015.  If you have made an address change in the past year, please contact the Parish Office (705-472-1817) so that we can update our records.

We wish to remind our supporters that if you wish to receive credit for contributions in 2015, donations must be received and deposited on or before December 31, 2015.  Revenue Canada does not permit charitable organizations to backdate receipts and we are bound by that regulation.  So please have your year-end donations in by SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2015 or your donations must be calculated as donations for 2016.

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JESSE TREE Christmas Project

Once again, St. Peter’s Parish will have a JESSE TREE! A Jesse Tree is placed in the sanctuary and on the tree are Christmas ornaments with one side marked a child’s gender and age, and TOY or PJ. Some ornaments are marked with a food item. Parishioners are invited to pick an ornament and purchase a gift for that specific child; or the specified food item for that family. Then, bring the unwrapped gift and ornament to the Parish Office by noon on Monday, December 14th. These gifts will be placed with a food basket for their family. Thank you for helping make Christmas brighter this year! For more information, please contact Donna at 705-472-0513.

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Christmas Mass Schedule Available

The Full schedule for the Christmas season is available now!

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Wednesday, December 16th 7:00 pm Regional Advent Penitential Service at St. Alphonsus Liguori Parish followed by individual confession

Friday, December 18th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm All-Day Individual Confessions at ProCathedral of the Assumption Parish

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Saturday, December 19th

  • 5:00 pm Mass (St. Peter’s)

Sunday, December 20th

  • 9:00 am Mass (St. Peter’s)
  • 11:00 am Mass (St. Peter’s)
  • 2:00 pm Mass (St. Elizabeth’s)

Christmas Masses

Thursday, December 24th

  • 5:00 pm Mass – Children’s Liturgy (St. Peter’s)
  • 7:00 pm Mass (St. Peter’s)
  • 10:00 pm Mass (St. Peter’s)

Friday, December 25th

  • 9:00 am Mass (St. Elizabeth’s)
  • 11:30 am Mass (St. Peter’s)

Feast of Mary, Mother of God

Friday, January 1st

  • 9:00 am Mass (St. Peter’s)
  • 11:30 am Mass (St. Elizabeth’s)

Feast of the Holy Family

Saturday, December 26th

  • 5:00 pm Mass (St. Peter’s)

Sunday, December 27th

  • 9:00 am Mass (St. Peter’s)
  • 11:00 am Mass (St. Peter’s)
  • 2:00 pm Mass (St. Elizabeth’s)

Please Note: There will be no weekday Masses at St. Peter’s between Christmas and New Year’s. The Parish Office will be closed from 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 until 9:00 am on Monday, January 4, 2016.


Download the schedule here: Christmas Mass Schedule

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A Memorial Book has been placed in the sanctuary near the altar. In this book, all parishioners are invited to inscribe the names of their family, relatives and friends who have died and who they wish to have remembered in the prayers that will be said for them during the month of November.


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St. Peter’s Turkey Dinner

Sunday, December 6th From 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cost: Adults $14.00; Children 5-10 years $5; children under 5 free.

For tickets call Kathy at 705-474-9828. For information call Bob at 705-729-5033. Are you able to help out that weekend? Please check the sign up board posted at the entrance of the Church.


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Answer to Question Recieved

We received the following question from our contact form without an email address to respond to:

“Is there any pilgrimages for Rome in the near future? Please e mail information if any. Thank you”

We would like to advise you that there are currently no pilgrimages to Rome planned. We will post any information about upcoming pilgrimages on the website.

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Christian Marriage Preparation Program 2015

Call Regional Catholic Services at 705-472-5821 to reserve your place on the weekend of your choice. Registration information will be given to each couple when reserving their place for a given weekend. Material cost is $40.00 per couple payable at time of registration. Couples are encouraged to register early!

Winter Series: February 26-27

Spring Series: April 29-30

Fall Series: October 28-29


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Fall Tea, Bazaar & Penny Sale

We are now making preparations for the Fall Tea, Bazaar & Penny Sale which will be held on October 17, 2015 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Cost for luncheon is $6 per adult; $3 per children under 10; and free for children less than 5 years of age. We invite all parishioners to help us. We are in need of prizes for the Penny Sale table. Prizes (new items only) can be small appliances, electronic gadgets, hand crafted items, glassware, china, ceramics, personal gift packs, boxed games, hard covered books, framed pictures, sporting gear equipment or memorabilia, tool sets, bedding & sheet sets, blankets, Halloween & Christmas decorations, a collection of food items to make up food baskets, gift certificates for services and restaurants, and monetary donations. We also need donations of knitting, sewing, craft items and baking for the Bazaar.

Please bring your Penny Sale prizes before October 14th to the Parish Office or call Marcelle at 705-475-1851 for pick up. All baked goods and food items are to be delivered to the church on Friday, October 16 between 9AM-1PM, or morning of Saturday, October 17. This project is our ONLY FUND RAISER for the year. The proceeds go to many deserving charities. We know we can depend on St. Peter’s parishioners to help us make this Bazaar a HUGE SUCCESS!

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ARISE Season 5

Why not be part of something that promises to have a positive effect on the renewal of the Catholic Church in our diocese? ARISE Season 5, “We are the Good News”, is open to everyone. It is an opportunity to get to know others from your parish. Only 90 minutes a week for 6 weeks can change your life. ARISE Season 5 might be just what your spirit needs. Give it a try. You may sign up for a group during the month of September. The small faith sharing communities will begin meeting the week of October 18th. Please consider joining us – all are welcome!


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