FEAST OF ST. GABRIEL
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27th
St. Gabriel was a member of the Passionist Community. He was born Frances Possenti on March 1, 1838 in Assisi, and died February 27, 1862 at the age of 24. He had a special devotion to Mary and chose as his religious name Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin. He is remembered for his enthusiasm in life and his extraordinary generosity. Pope John XXIII proclaimed him as a special Patron of Youth.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Friday evenings at 7:30 PM beginning Friday March 9, 2007
INTERNATIONAL EUCHARIST CONGRESS
Each parish is allowed two “pilgrims” to attend this Congress. The cost is $1675 (double occupancy). If you are interested in representing St. Gabriel’s Parish at this Congress contact the parish office. It would help if you let us know by March 1st. Fr. Paul
|Feb. 27||9:00AM||GARY DORÉ req Family|
|Mar. 1||9:00AM||FR. LUIGI req Lorraine & Russell Ciccotti|
|Mar. 2||9:00AM||Repose of the Souls in Purgatory|
|Mar. 3||4:30PM||HOLLY DURANT req Paolini Family|
SUNDAY COLLECTION: February 17/18, 2007
|# of Env.||127||94||164||96|
Friday, March 2nd at 9:30 AM
Every first Friday of the month from 9:30 AM to noon. See the time schedule on the table inside the Church.
ENGLISH ROSARY GROUP
Saturday, March 3rd at 3:15 PM
We meet in the Library on the first Saturday of every month. We welcome all who wish to share this time with us. For information contact Linda Law at 416-918-8029.
CHINESE ROSARY GROUP
Sunday, March 4th at 4:00 PM
We are a group of Chinese (Cantonese speaking) who get together the first Sunday of every month in the Gabriel Room. For information contact Linda Law at 416-918-8029.
will take place at the 12:30 Mass on Sunday, March 4th. Come and celebrate with us.
PARENTS RECONCILIATION INFORMATION MEETING
on Thursday, March 1, 2007 from 7:30 – 9:00 PM in the Gabriel Room. This meeting is for the parents of the children receiving Reconciliation for the first time.
BAPTISMS – WELCOME!
MICHAEL XAVIER BRIA
JOHN BENEDICT SALINAS
AVA SIANA MAMMOLITI
EMILY SHEILAGH DEUEL
HONG DUC CHENG
ADAMO NUNZIO MOGDAN
KENNETH TYLER SAULNIER-WALTON
ST. GABRIEL’S CONCERT SERIES
Sunday March 4th at 3:00 PM
Parishioners Marianne Zin-Orlowski – Soprano Soloist, Joseph Orlowski – TSO Clarinettist, Alex Seredenko – Pianist, and Suzanne Kilgore – Soprano, are offering us “An Afternoon of Song”. Join us for this delightful presentation. Admission $5 at the door (a portion will go to charity).
Sunday, March 4th at 11:30 AM in the Gabriel Room
On the first Sunday of each month, the Passionist Centre for Ecology and Spirituality facilitates a 30 minute reflection and discussion prompted by the readings for that Sunday’s liturgy. This guided reflection brings an ecological perspective to the readings.
February 28th at 10:30 AM – 12 noon – BIBLE STUDY – The Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ
March 7th at 10:30 AM – 12 noon – Vatican II – THEN AND NOW
7:30 – 9:00PM
TOPIC: “THE GREAT SCHISM” – The Roman Catholic/Greek Orthodox split
For more information on any of the above topics, contact Mary Landry at 416-293-3760.
We are forming an environmental focus group here at St. Gabriel’s. Our next meeting will be on March 8, 2007 at 7:30 PM in the Gabriel Room. Everyone is welcome to join us and share their ideas. We will tour the building with Marilyn Doré as part of our meeting. For more information contact Mary Landry at 416-293-3760.
DAY OF REFLECTION AT BLESSED TRINITY PARISH
on Tuesday, March 9th at 9:00 AM.
Speaker: Msgr Conrad Dachuck, Chaplain – North York Knights of Columbus.
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2007
The theme for this years service is “United Under God’s Tent” – written by the women of Paraguay. This celebration, which takes place throughout the world in Christian Churches, will be hosted by
FOREST GROVE UNITED CHURCH, 43 Forest Grove Drive on Friday, March 2nd at 2:00 PM. Join us for this ecumenical service.
CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26th
2:30 – 7:00 PM
at St. Gabriel’s Church.
Will you help by donating the “Gift of Life”?
Call the parish office at 416-221-8866 if you have a stationary bike that you could loan us for 2 months.