Saint Vincent De Paul Society Christmas Star Program 2012

 All our Society Members wish to express our sincerest gratitude to Father Joseph and especially to all parishioners of St. Cecilia’s for the great support given to our Christmas star initiative

Your generosity brought the spirit of Christmas to 24 families, 21 teenagers and 38 children, as well as 11 households and 23 single persons!

We all thank you!

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Pizza Day rescheduled to Sunday, January 27th!

Unfortunately, due to  our ‘master pizza chef’  feeling under the weather, pizza day has been rescheduled. But do not fret!  You will be able  to purchase pizza, commencing after the 9:00 a.m. Mass until 1:00 p.m., in the church hall, on Sunday January 27th!

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Home Stay Opportunities

Holy Name of Mary College School is looking for families interested in hosting international students in their home. These girls come from good families and have basic English language capability. Compensation is provided. If you are interested please contact Giselle Fernandes at admissions@hnmcs.ca to find out more.

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Volunteers Needed for the Society of Sharing

The Society of Sharing is a non-profit organization and a ShareLife member agency dedicated to serving seniors and adults with disabilities. They are looking for medical and shopping escorts to accompany seniors to and from medical appointments or to take them grocery shopping. Our clients are socially isolated seniors, living alone in their own homes, suffering from medical conditions, physical disability and loneliness.

You can make a difference in their lives!

For more information, contact Dexter at (416)413-0380, ext. 224 or

email: dexter@societyofsharing.org

Web site:  http://www.societyofsharing.org  to learn more.

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Music Night at MMOGS!

Mary, Mother of God School invites you to an evening of great music as we relive hits of the “British Invasion” with a live band. Join us on Saturday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium for munchies, music, and merrymaking. Cash bar. Tickets are $20 (19 and older) and can be purchased by calling

Stephanie at the school: (416)531-7897

Website: http://www.marymotherofgodschool.org

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Marriage Engagement Weekend

Good Marriages… like dependable cars — need tune-ups. Refresh and rekindle your love for each other by treating yourselves to a marriage enrichment weekend at Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre, or give a weekend as a gift. The Centre offers comfort, excellent cuisine and an inspiring program. The next weekend is Feb. 8-10. For information please call Fr. Tomy at (905)278-5229 ext.#225 or to register call Queen of Apostles: (905)278-5229

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Guided Tours of St. Michael’s Cathedral

When was the last time you were at the Cathedral?

Have you ever taken a guided tour with one of our volunteers to learn more about the Cathedral’s history and architecture? Join us on Sunday afternoons at 1:00 pm, after the noon Mass, for 30 minutes, (maximum 20 people per tour.)

School groups and other parish-related groups are invited to call and book a time for a tour during the week. All grades are welcome and the tour will be suited to your age and interests.

For more information or to book a tour, contact Larkin Timney at (416)364-0234, ext. 221, or email: cathedral@st-mc.com .

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