Month: October 2018

A Very Special Auggie’s Baptism

A Very Special Auggie’s Baptism

Cynthia has been an Auggie’s volunteer for some time, typically helping with clean-up at the end of each weekly lunch. A long-time member of the Rehoboth community in Stony Plain, Cynthia recently expressed her desire to become baptised into the Anglican church. Considering those of Auggie’s Café to be her faith community, she wanted those […]

Messy Church #4

Messy Church #4

Messy Church is in full swing at St. Augustine’s – Parkland. October 13 was our fourth gathering and the theme was Pets and Peace. Messy Church revisited the Season of Creation’s wrap-up in the October 4 Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with another pet blessing service, and in our crafts and actiivities we considered […]

Flu Vaccine Clinic at Auggie’s a Big Success

Flu Vaccine Clinic at Auggie’s a Big Success

We hosted a flu vaccine clinic on October 16 with the help of Shoppers Drug Mart #302 during Auggie’s Café. Bev Rushton, Pharmacist, and Dana Hunter Isenor, Registered Nurse, administered 52 flu shots. Auggie’s Café provided an excellent place for the clinic, since the vaccines could be given in the lobby area of the church […]

St. Francis of Assisi Day – Blessing of the Animals

St. Francis of Assisi Day – Blessing of the Animals

Having an animal-loving, Anglican-Franciscan as our priest, it was only logical that we’d be celebrating St. Francis of Assisi Day with an animal blessing at the church. Approximately 17 humans and 14 four-legged animals (primarily dogs with a few cats) gathered at the makeshift altar at the outside front of the church (with the unwelcome […]

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