|Apr. 24||9:00AM||GUS CALDERONE req Peter & Anne Marie Tate|
|Apr. 26||9:00AM||MARCELINO FERNANDES req Tita & Family|
|Apr. 27||9:00AM||DANICA PETRANOVIC req Family|
|Apr. 28||4:30PM||PRUDENCIO CLEOFFE req Family|
SUNDAY COLLECTION: April 14/15, 2007
|# of Env.||144||93||160||98|
CATHOLIC SETTLEMENT HOUSE DAY NURSERY
is committed to offering quality day care for young children. This agency offers subsidized spaces for parents who are unable to pay full fees. The children who come to the day care centre are from all different backgrounds. Next Sunday is ShareLife’s second offering. Please give generously! Your donation makes a difference. Help us to help those in need!
2006 SHARELIFE TOTAL: $163,159.52
2007 TO DATE: $105,382.00
SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION CEREMONY
Tuesday, April 24th
St. Gabriel’s Church
CHILDREN’S FAITH PROGRAM FAMILY MASS
Sunday, April 29th
All families are invited. Children from the different grades will prepare the readings and usher.
7:30 – 9:00PM
TOPIC: “OTHER SEPARATIONS FROM THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH”
10:30AM – 12 NOON
TOPIC: VATICAN II – THEN AND NOW
GREEN TORONTO AWARDS
On Tuesday, May 1st, Mayor David Miller, Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone, and Members of Toronto City Council invite you to a ceremony in recognition of this year’s Green Toronto Awards. The awards honour and celebrate leading companies, organizations and individuals who have contributed to the greening of Toronto. Come out and celebrate the achievements of our Green Toronto Award winners. St. Gabriel’s is one of the three finalists. Seating is limited, so please arrive early. Elevators to the Council Chamber will open at 6:30 PM. Additional seating for a televised broadcast will be available in the rotunda. City Hall Council Chamber, 100 Queen St. West. Awards Presentation 7:00 – 8:30 PM Refreshments 8:30 – 9:30 PM. RSVP by April 27th – 416 – 392 – 7667
The parish of ST. GABRIEL’S welcomes into our family the following people who were received into the Church at our Easter Vigil with the CELEBRATION of BAPTISM, COMMUNION AND CONFIRMATION:
SANDRA BIN ZHOU
CASSEROLES for the Good Shepherd Centre
Your prepared chicken rice casseroles (frozen please)
will be collected at the Masses next weekend for delivery to the Good Shepherd Centre. More volunteers are encouraged to get a copy of the casserole recipe and a pan and give it a try. For more information contact Irene Albrecht at 416 221 – 2791.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT de PAUL
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an organization devoted to the assistance of our neighbours in need within the parish and also within the Greater Toronto Area. The scope of the latter activities is outlined on the St. Vincent de Paul poster on the notice board in the church gathering area. However, the principal and fundamental activity of members is to visit those looking for help, assess their needs and assist them in whatever manner is most appropriate, frequently in the provision of food, clothing and furniture. The St. Gabriel’s group or “Conference” is looking for new members. Anyone who is interested and would like to know more is invited to get in touch with Philip Taylor at 416 225-7750.
THOMAS MERTON CONFERENCE IN TORONTO:
“FINDING HOPE IN A TIME OF DESPAIR”
Keynote Address: Friday, April 27th at 7:30 PM
Plenary and concurrent presentations and workshops: Saturday, April 28th from 9:00 – 5:00 PM
Keynote speaker Douglas Roche a journalist, author, MP, ambassador for disarmament, and senator will kick off a conference based on the life and thoughts of 20th century monk, Thomas Merton (social critic, poet and prophet) on Friday, April 27th at 7:30 PM at Seneca College Conference Centre,
1760 Finch Ave. East, Toronto, ON. The conference explores spiritual responses to despair over global warming, terrorism, nuclear weapons, consumerism, etc. Plenaries with Donald Grayston and Ron Dart; nine concurrent sessions. Sponsors: Thomas Merton Society of Canada & Seneca College.
Cost: $60 (includes lunch)
$15 Friday evening
$30 half day Saturday.
Registration/information: email@example.com or 604 – 669 – 2546.
GREATER TORONTO CATHOLIC PARENT NETWORK
is pleased to announce the third in a series of free forums to engage, empower and involve parents in the education of students. Join us at St. Cyril Catholic Elementary School on April 25th at 7:00 PM at 18 Kempford Blvd., Toronto, ON. The guest
speaker is Fr. James Mulligan, CSC. For additional information visit www.gtcpn.com or call 416 393 – 5270 or 416 618 – 0872 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. We are a volunteer group of catholic
THEOLOGY ON TAP
Monday, April 23
7:00 – 9:00 PM
This is a thought-provoking social evening for young adults (19-39 yrs) where a speaker provides an opportunity for discussion. Fr. Allan MacDonald, CC, Chaplain York University, will speak on
“Proofs of the Resurrection”. Duke of York Pub, 39 Prince Arthur Ave. Munchies provided. Cash Bar. For more information contact Vanessa Nicholas 416 222 – 1426 ext 276
BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
Monday, April 30th
2:30 – 7:00 PM
St. Gabriel’s Parish – Gathering Space