The Sacraments of First Reconciliation and
First Holy Communion Registration

The preparatory program for First Holy Communion and First Reconciliation has changed starting this year.  Parents/guardians will be responsible for reading  weekly assigned chapters with their child(ren) and completing the associated activity pages in the activity book.  The children’s activity books will be reviewed during the scheduled Sunday classes, to ensure the children have correctly completed the required weekly chapters.

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 or St. Rita’s School.  Grade 2 students of St. Cecilia’s & St. Rita’s Schools will have registration packages mailed to their homes via the school.

FIRST COMMUNION – REGISTRATION DEADLINE and COMPULSORY MEETING:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m.  in the Church Hall

First Review Class: Sunday, November 5, 2017

The Sacrament of Confirmation Registration

The Archdiocese of Toronto has lowered the grade for students to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Students entering grade 7 this fall are now able to receive the Sacrament. St. Cecilia’s Church will be offering preparation studies to grade 7 students in November of 2017, who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in the spring of 2018.

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 7 students of St. Cecilia’s & St. Rita’s School will have registration packages mailed to their homes via the school.

Mandatory Registration Meeting (and deadline date for registration in the program)

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. in the church hall.

PROGRAM BEGINS: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8th, 2017

This year, our parish Knights of Columbus team of Sean McNulty and Angleo Favretto have volunteered to organize and run the 2017 Christmas Bazaar, but they can’t do it alone!

Important planning meeting for all volunteers: THURSDAY OCTOBER 26 2017 AT 7:00PM.

Please plan on attending this important preparation meeting! We need your help! Thank you in advance!

If you have lightly used or new items that you do not use in your home, please consider donating them to our Christmas Bazaar White elephant sale.

Please no clothing or shoes!

Please leave your donations at the bottom of the stairs to the basement, on the bench marked: WHITE ELEPHANT.

In preparation for the Advent and Christmas seasons, the Knights of Columbus will be selling poinsettias in a variety of colors and sizes. Orders will be taken until the middle of November and pickup will be the first weekend of December during the Christmas Bazaar.

 

Friends of the Street is a group in St. Margaret of Scotland Parish that prays for those who have been pushed to the margins of society through drug use of their lifestyle. Each month we hear from people who have lived on the street, or from those who support them downtown.

The next meeting is on Wednesday October 25th from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the parish hall at 2134 Avenue rd. Toronto. The speaker will Chimene who was featured in a recent Catholic Register column “The Church on the Street”. Chimene will talk of being on the street since her youth and her struggle to recover from drug addiction.

 

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