bulletin – December 17

CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE

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CONFESSIONS SAT DEC 23rd 1:00 to 3:00 PM and
7:30 to 9:00 PM
SAT DEC 23rd 4:30 PM
SUN DEC 24th 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
CHRISTMAS EVE MASSES SUN DEC 24th 7:00 PM Family Mass – Carol Singing
9:00 PM Mass-Adult Choir – Carol Singing
12:00 AM Midnight Mass – Folk Group
CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES MON DEC 25th 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
OFFICE CLOSED – BOXING DAY TUE DEC 26th NO MASS
SAT DEC 30th 4:30 PM
SUN DEC 31st 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
NEW YEARS’ DAY MASSES MON JAN 1st 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
OFFICE CLOSED TUE JAN 2nd NO MASS

FAMILY MASS ON CHRISTMAS EVE AT 7:00 PM

CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Each year, young people Grade 3 and up form a special choir. Children must be at church by 6:00PM on Christmas Eve. THERE IS ONLY ONE PRACTICE AND IT IS MANDATORY. PRACTICE IS ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17th FROM 2:00 TO 4:00 PM. Please call Marilyn Calderone at 905-889-6856

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

S.K. to Grade 5 children are invited to participate in the pageant. Please call Anne Murphy at 416-512-0340. Children must be able to attend the DRESS REHEARSAL on SUNDAY DEC. 17th FROM 2:00 to 4:00PM.

ANNOUNCED MASSES

Date Time Intentions
Dec. 19 9:00AM PATRICIA RODRIGUES req Teresa Marchie & Family
Dec. 21 9:00AM UMBERTO INTINI req Chiara & Family
Dec. 22 9:00AM SPECIAL INTENTION req Grace Virgilio
Dec. 23 4:30PM KATHI WATTS req Kathi & Philip Leah

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Performed by the choirs of
Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts

Admission – $10
Children 12 and under are free.

For ticket information please contact
Marilyn Calderone
at 416-618-2041 or
marilyncalderone@rogers.com

Tickets will also be available on the evening of the festival.

CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26th – BOXING DAY 2:30 – 7:00 PM at ST. GABRIEL’S CHURCH. Will you help by donating the “Gift of Life?”

NEW CHURCH – OLD AND NEW IDEAS

10:30AM to NOON
Gabriel Room
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 3, 2007
(to be repeated on January 10th )
This presentation will also be offered on
TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 9th at 7:30 PM

FAITH TRADITIONS

“How are our Christian life and ethics similar to those of other faith traditions? How are they different?”

TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 16th
7:30 – 9:00PM
Library

CATHOLIC CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY – “HOPE FOR CHILDREN FOUNDATION”

We are inviting families to assist us in providing some little extras, such as new clothing, new toys, food vouchers and/or gift certificates to bring the joy of the season to one of our families. If you are willing to adopt-a-family or provide a donation please contact Seta at 416-395-1507.

CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE for the Catholic Children’s Aid Society

You can help by dropping off an unwrapped new toy for children 0 -12 years old in the containers at the front doors UNTIL SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17th.

CHRISTMAS FOOD DRIVE FOR THE GOOD SHEPHERD CENTRE

Please bring non-perishable food items such as: canned soups and stews, powdered milk, instant and ground coffee, canned tuna, canned salmon, canned meats, canned fruit juices, powdered soup base, hot chocolate, cooking spices and cold breakfast cereals. You have always supported these efforts generously, please keep up the good work.

ST. VINCENT de PAUL

Your donations to the St. Vincent de Paul boxes after Mass enable us to help those in need. At this time of the year, we try to provide a little extra so that we may add to their Christmas celebration.

SUNDAY COLLECTION: December 9/10, 2006

Total: $11,230.50

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4:30 8:30 10:30 12:30
Loose 142.98 60.38 223.87 322.97
Env. $ 2,315.00 3,388.00 3,103.10 1,752.55
Total 2,355.46 2,347.01 3,752.35 2,775.68
# of Env. 123 99 175 104