106th Annual Skaro Shrine Pilgrimage – Aug. 14-15

Event Dates & Times:

  • Start Date:August 14, 12:00 am
  • End Date:August 14, 12:00 am
  • Event Type:
    Pilgrimages and Trips
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About The Event:

Skaro Annual Pilgrimage; August 14 and August 15 each year

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  • Free
  • Please bring a camp chair

(FAQ) – Frequently Asked Questions:

What time are the Masses? – The August 14th Mass is at 8:00 pm, and the August 15th Healing Mass is at 10:00 am.

Are any of the Masses in Polish? – No. Only Vespers are conducted in Polish.

What is the address of the Church? – Our Lady of Good Counsel Skaro is located at the intersection of Highway 45, and Secondary Highway 831.
Directions: input Our Lady of Good Counsel, Skaro or go to https://maps.app.goo.gl/Zxjq9kjdnCJamV3M9

Is there parking? – Yes. There is plenty of parking, and overnight camping is allowed (Free will offering). There are no hook-ups for power, water, or sewage.

Is there a bus I can take? – Yes. Please contact your local parish to see if one has been organized.

How should I dress? – Dress in layers for all types of weather. The evening becomes cool! Make sure to bring your own chair, umbrella, blanket, and mosquito repellent.

Is there a candlelight procession, and Sacrament of Reconciliation? – Yes. Reconciliation is from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The Eucharistic candlelight procession follows Mass.

Are there Religious articles to purchase? – Yes. You can purchase candles, Mass offering cards, statues, crucifixes, rosaries, holy pictures, etc. CASH ONLY PLEASE!

Are there washrooms? – Yes. There are portable washrooms available.

Is there food? – Yes. We have a concession offering hotdogs, hamburgers, cold, and hot beverages.

Can I bring my pet? No, we ask that you leave your pet at home.

If you would care to make a donation to Our Lady of Good Counsel, a collection is taken during the offertory. A donation may also be mailed to Our Lady of the Angels. 10004- 101 Street, Fort Saskatchewan, AB. T8L 1V9