Saint Don Bosco Council: Activities

We are proud to be a very active Council, engaged in all aspects of life at St. Peter’s Parish, both inside and within the broader surrounding community.

Our Council meets formally once a month, on the 1st Wednesday of each month, at 7:30 in the St. Don Bosco room at St. Peters.

Throughout the month, we are active in many parish functions and social events. An example of some of our recent involvement includes:

  • Weekly and continuous support at St. Peter’s parish community as Eucharistic Ministers, Liturgical Ministers, Readers, Children’s Liturgy, Ushers, Choir, Music and A/V Ministry, Collection Counting, RCIA and the Maintenance Committee, including leadership in the Parish Council
  • Support for the St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) Christmas Campaign with donations and donating time/help in delivering Christmas hampers to families in need and serving the community’s under-privileged
  • On-going direct support for the St. Vincent de Paul association with food donations and gifts for families
  • Delivered furniture and supplies, and provided support to recent immigrants
  • Provided volunteers to assist with Truth Group (Youth) fundraiser
  • Assisted Youth Group with serving meals to the homeless at the Calgary Drop-In Centre
  • Sponsored and Administered Youth competition at Local/Regional Basketball Free-throw events
  • Sponsored and supported the Men’s Catholic Conference events
  • Sponsored IMPACT students on their development journey
  • Led and Supported weekly youth sports activities
  • Assisted St. Peter’s Parish at the ‘Feed the Hungry’ event
  • Supported Annual Bishop’s Dinner fund-raiser
  • Sponsored and supported annual “Padre Night” in appreciation of our parish’s priests
  • Supported Youth registered to attend the World Youth Day
  • Host men’s fellowship nights at St. Peter’s
  • Sponsored and installed media LCD monitor & equipment in Don Bosco room
  • Hosted the “That Man is You” men’s spiritual development breakfasts
  • Serve pancake breakfast to parishioners following Sunday masses
  • Carved turkeys in support of the St. Peter’s Turkey Dinner
  • Distribute rosaries to youth receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation
  • Host annual K. of C. Community Spaghetti Family Dinner
  • Welcome new members during the year
  • Supported Brother Richard Beaulieu’s journey in the Spiritual Director Program
  • Coordinate men’s twilight retreats at Mount St. Francis for Men’s spiritual development and renewal
  • Setup St. Peter’s outdoor Nativity scene
  • Lead coordination of snow removal for safety of pedestrians around St. Peter’s
  • Painted church basement (Don Bosco Room, hallway and big hall)
  • Joined St. Peter’s Youth/Truth Groups in a game of volleyball at St. Sylvester School gym
  • Host annual Wild Game Dinner and Dance
  • Support the St. Peter’s needs, such as the kitchen renovation project, through donations of time and funds
  • Organized and executed the parish garage sale to support fund-raising activities
  • Support the Hike for Life through marshalling of participants along hike route
  • Support Pro-Life campaigns through the selling of roses on Mother’s day
  • Support for Coordinating and Marshalling for the International Life Chain
  • Host annual Salmon Gala fund-raising Dinner and Dance event