Today is World Mission Sunday!

Today, World Mission Sunday, with Catholics throughout the world, we are called to offer our prayers and generous financial support, through the Propagation of the Faith, for the worldwide mission of Jesus.  Your gift on World Mission Sunday helps….People in remote villages, towns and cities through the witness and work of missionaries and local priests.  Children, the elderly, refugees, the sick, and orphans through the service of Religious Sisters and Brothers.  To bring the Gospel to the poorest of our human family.  Catechists proclaim the message of hope and peace that only Christ can give.  Please offer prayer for work of the church in the Mission today – Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands and Latin America.  And please be as generous as you can today, World Mission Sunday.

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LIFE CHAIN 2014

Thank you to all those who took part in the Life Chain on 6 October 2014 witnessing to the sanctity of life!

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All Soul’s Day
Sunday, 2 November 2014

On the weekend of 25/26 October 2014, in preparation for All Soul’s Day, a basket will be available at the base of the altar for your “All Souls’ Envelopes”.  On the envelope provided with this bulletin, write the names of deceased family members and friends and enclose your offering.  Place envelopes in the basket. the office staff will enter those listed on the envelopes into the “Book of Souls”.  The “Book of Souls” and the basket will remain at the altar for the entire month of November and those named therein will be prayed for at all Masses during the month of November.  all Souls envelopes are also available at the back of the church.

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Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Alta Server Awards!

Patricia Byun
Anna Vu
Conor Perrier
Christopher Pinnington

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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 – 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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All Candidates Meeting

20 October 2014 at 7:00 PM
TCDSP Catholic Education Centre 80 Sheppard Ave. E., Toronto

OAPCE Toronto (Ontario Association of Parents for Catholic Education) would like to provide candidates and parents who have their children enrolled in Catholic Education an opportunity to “meet and greet” candidates to understand their views and priorities should they be elected.  Each candidate will first be given a few minutes to introduce him or herself, and then answer questions that OAPCE Toronto will provide several days in advance.  Free underground parking.

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Kolbe Eucharistic Mini-Retreat

8 November 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
St. Brigid’s Church, 300 Wolverleigh Blvd.

Eucharistic Adoration, prayer, praise and worship.  Talk from Fr. Charles Anang from St. Augustine’s Seminary entitled “Treastise on the Love of God.” [St. Francis de Sales]

Visit http://www.kolbeapostolate.com for more information .

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Catholic Cemeteries and Funeral Services

Archdiocese of Toronto wishes to invite all families to participate in All Souls’ Day Mass on Saturday, 8 November 2014 at 2:00 PM.  All masses will be held indoors at the following locations:

  • Assumption Cemetery, Missassauga, Liturgy in English
  • Christ the King Cemetery, Markham, Liturgy in English
  • Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill, Liturgy in Italian and English
  • Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Woodbridge, Liturgy in Italian and English
  • Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby, Liturgy in English

All are welcome!

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Tony Melendez Concert

24 October 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Michael’s College School Centre for the Arts, 1515 Bathurst Street

Tony Melendez will be playing a concert in Toronto.  Tony has no arms and plays guitar with his feet.  If you haven’t heard of or seen Tony in performance, this is a must-see!  Tickets are $30-35 and available for purchase at http://www.tonymelendeztoronto.com. The concert is in support of Mexican Migrant workers who come to the Holland Marsh area.

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