Life Chain 2014

Sunday, 5 Oct 2014
Bloor at KeeleChoosing Life from Coast to Coast

Life Chain is a non-confrontational, peaceful, and silent witness to the evil of abortion and its painful consequences. It is a simple but powerful reminder to our fellow citizens of the sanctity of human life and our duty to defend the weakest members of our society.

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Marian Prayer Group

The Marian Prayer Group has resumed on Mondays in the Church from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Everyone is welcome!

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“Seek the Lord while he may be found…”

While searching, listen; could it be that you are being called to serve as a priest, deacon, sister or brother? If God is calling you, contact Fr. Chris Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto  

Phone: 416-968-0997
email
: vocations@archtoronto.org
Web:
www.vocationstoronto.ca

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Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada: September 27-28, 2014

Why is there such a collection?

Every year, the Bishops of Canada make an appeal for financial assistance to support its work through the Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada. As noted by the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Most Reverend Richard Smith, Archbishop of Edmonton, this collection helps support the work of the Episcopal conference by providing each diocese the means to make its annual per capita contribution to the CCCB. “Any amount exceeding this contribution is then put at the disposal of the dioceses for their own pastoral needs,” Archbishop Smith explains. The CCCB is the national assembly of Catholic Bishops in Canada, including the Eastern Catholic Churches in Canada.

The Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada will be held in our parish on September 27 and 28, 2014. Through your contribution to the collection, you too can collaborate with the Bishops in their ministry to teach, sanctify and govern.

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Taize Prayer

The Presentation Brothers are hosting their monthly TAIZE PRAYER SESSION at the Friary @ 15 Laxton Avenue in Parkdale (Queen & Lansdowne)

Wednesday –September 24th 2014 at 6:30 pm
Wednesday – October 29th 2014 at 6:30 pm
Wednesday – November 26th 2014 at 6:30 pm

“So you had not the strength to keep awake with me for one hour”? – Lk. 26:40

Light refreshments will be served. (You are invited to bring a non-perishable item for St. Francis Table)

Telephone: 416-537-0327

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Rosary Apostolate in the Schools

The Rosary Apostolate in the schools is seeking volunteers, (male or female), who have devotion to the Mother of God and who are willing to visit our elementary schools to pray the Rosary with the children once a month.

Training will be provided.

If you are interested, please contact:

  • Ann Clough at 416-769-3711
  • Lorraine Ostafew at 416-766-8929
  • Frances McKee at 416-766-6712

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The Sacrament of Confirmation Registration

Registration packages for the preparation of the Sacrament of Confirmation can be found at the back of the church for those who do not attend St. Cecilia’s School. Grade 8 students of St. Cecilia’s School will have registration packages mailed to their homes via the school.

Mandatory Registration Meeting (and deadline for registration): Wednesday, October 8, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. in the church hall.

PROGRAM BEGINS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014

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The Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion Registration

Registration packages for the preparation of the Sacraments can be found at the back of the church for those who do not attend St. Cecilia’s School. Grade 2 students of St. Cecilia’s School will have registration packages mailed to their homes via the school.

FIRST COMMUNION – REGISTRATION DEADLINE and COMPULSORY MEETING: Wednesday, October 15, 2014@ 7:00 p.m. in the Church Hall

PROGRAM BEGINS: Sunday, October 19, 2014

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Children’s Liturgy Leaders Required!

The Children’s Liturgy classes in our parish take place during the 11:00 a.m. Mass. Please call the office if you are interested in assisting!

Phone: 416-769-8163

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