Christmas Bazaar 2012 Planning Meeting, and Events/Fundraising Committee 2012-2013 Planning Meeting

This Thursday, 4 October 2012, in the church basement, the Events/Fundraising Committee will be holding two very important meetings!

  1. Christmas Bazaar (24 November 2012) planning meeting from 6:30-7:15 p.m.  All parishioners are welcome to come and join in preparing for this fun event!
  2. Events/Fundraising Committee 2012-2013 Planning meeting from 7:30-9:00 p.m.  All parishioners who want to plan an event(s), have ideas for fundraising initiatives, and/or would like to volunteer for any of the events to be scheduled, are asked to attend!

Coffee and snacks will be provided for both meetings.

 

The Kolbe Eucharistic Mini-retreat

The Kolbe Eucharistic Mini-retreat will be on Saturday 6th October from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at St. Brigid’s Church, 300 Wolverleigh Blvd., Toronto.  (416)696-8660. Visit www.kolbeapostolate.com .

 

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration

On the first Friday, 5th October, our parish celebrates Eucharistic Adoration immediately after the 9:05 a.m. Mass unitl 6:00 p.m. “The worship of the Eucharist outside of the Mass is of inestimable value for the life of the Church.” – Ecclesia de Eucharistia by Pope John Paul II.

 

Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada

Each year, Catholics are invited to collaborate with  their Bishops through the annual Collection for the Need of the Church in Canada.  This collection is being held today in parishes across the country.  Throughout 2012, many important events are taking place in the Church: the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization, the canonization of blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, the 50th anniversary celebrations of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, as well as the launching of the Year of Faith by Pope bendict XVI.  The Bishops of Canada are closely connected to all of these events, which are occasions to gather in unity and communion.  Your contribution to the Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada will support the Bishops in their ministry to teach, sanctify and govern.  The effectiveness of the Church’s existing services to fulfill its mission in this world and provide spiritual leadership is involved.

The Bishops of Canada thank you in advance for your generosity and your commitment to the Church, following Christ’s example.

 

Confirmation Registration

Confirmation forms are available at the back of the Church or from the Parish  Office between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.  Students of St. Cecilia’s school will have registration packages available though the school.

Registration deadline is October 24, 2012.  A mandatory registration/information meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 24. 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the church basement.  One parent/guardian must attend this meeting.  Classes will begin Sunday, October 28, 2012.  The Confirmation Enrolment Ceremony will be held during the 11:00 a.m. Sunday mass on 28 October 2012.

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