COVID-19 Updates/Resources

St. Bernard's Church

  • St. Bernard's Church is open Tuesday-Friday (1:00-7:00pm), Saturday (9:00am-3:00pm), and Sunday (1:00-3:00pm)

  • Please remember that groups are not allowed to congregate, and if other individuals are in the church you must maintain 2 metres of distance

Sacrament of Penance

  • Fr. Cristino is available for Confession Tuesday (6:00-7:00pm), Thursday (6:00-7:00pm), Friday (6:00-7:00pm), Saturday (12:00-3:00pm), and Sunday (1:30-3:00pm)

  • Fr. Matthew is available for Confession Wednesday (6:00-7:00pm), and Saturday (9:00-10:00am)

One-on-One Appointments

  • Fr. Cristino is available for online chats Tuesday-Saturday (9:00am-1:00pm)

  • To book an appointment, email and indicate preferred day/time, estimated length of appointment, and preferred medium (e.g. Google Hangouts, Facebook, WhatsApp, FaceTime, Zoom)

  • Priority will be given to university students and young adults under Fr. Cristino's care

Campus Group Hangouts

  • University students can hangout with Fr. Cristino, and one another, online via Zoom Conference

  • The code for the group chat will be provided via Facebook and/or WhatsApp the morning of the scheduled chat

  • University of Calgary students can participate Tuesdays (1:00-6:00pm)

  • Mount Royal students can participate Wednesdays (1:00-6:00pm)

  • SAIT students can participate Thursdays (1:00-6:00pm)




Contact Info

Mail: St. Francis Xavier Chaplaincy

711 37 Street NW

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

T2N 3C1


Phone: (587) 232-9728

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, noon until 5:00pm

(The church is open Tues-Thursday from 12-6:00pm)

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St. Francis Xavier Chaplaincy is a ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary.