bulletin – April 13

CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICES – LENDING A HELPING HAND

Catholic Family Services has offices in Toronto, York, Durham, Simcoe and Peel – Dufferin to help…

  • Individuals, couples and families with a variety of counseling programs
  • Through education programs, such as Marriage preparation, Parenting and Personal Development Groups
  • By intervening to change social policies and systems that impose hardships on families or individuals.

Today is ShareLife’s Second Offering

Because You Give… we are able to help those in need, making their worries lighter and their futures brighter!

2007 ShareLife Total: $164,652.60
2008 ShareLife to Date: $95,515.00

SUNDAY COLLECTION: April 5/6, 2008

Total: $9,639.80

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TUESDAY NIGHTS AND WEDNESDAY MORNINGS ARE LEARNING TIMES

Tuesday evening, April 22 at 7:30 PM
Topic: Catholics in Nazi Germany

Wednesday morning, April 23 at 10:30 AM
Topic: St. Paul – Pastor and Theologian

ANNOUNCED MASSES

Date Time Intentions
April 15 9:00AM VITO STEFANO VIRGILIO Requested by the Virgilio Family
April 17 9:00AM BILL KOVACS Requested by Noelle Crosbie
April 18 9:00AM MIKE PALAZZO Requested by the Palazzo Family
April 19 4:30PM WALTER & ARMANDO DINARDO Requested by the Dinardo Family

JUST COFFEE

Fair Trade organic coffees will be on sale after all the Masses next weekend.

Regular ground coffee: $5
Decaffeinated: $6
Whole beans: $5
Chocolate Bars: $4 incl. taxes
Hot Chocolate and Cocoa: $4.50
Teas: $3.25 by variety

ST. BONAVENTURES CWL ANNUAL CARD PARTY

Monday, April 14 from 7:30 to 10:00 PM
St. Bonaventure’s Parish Centre,
1300 Leslie Street, Don Mills

Sandwiches, Desserts, & Refreshments
Door prizes and 50/50 Draw
Please bring your own deck of cards.

Tickets; $60 per table, ($15 per person)
For further information, please contact Joanne Franey at 416 – 441 – 3349

NORTH YORK RETIRED MEN’S CLUB

The North York Retired Men’s Club will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 22 at 2:00 PM at Blessed Trinity Parish Hall.

The guest speaker will be Katherine Minich on the topic “The Inuit of the Canadian Arctic.

FAITH CONNECTIONS THEOLOGY ON TAP

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto invite young adults (ages 18 – 39) to join us for a thought-provoking social evening.
Title: God in the Corporate World: How to be a Shiny penny in a Murky Well
Robert Pella, a Royal LePage Sales Representative and Youth Minister, will provide opportunity for discussion.
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Duke of York Pub
39 Prince Arthur Street, Toronto

Laudamus Chorus

A Celebration of Sacred Music

Bibiana L’Abbé – conductor

The Laudamus Chorus presents an unforgettable night of uplifting sacred choral music featuring The Mass of St. Cecilia by C.Gounod. Let your hearts and minds be enchanted by this soaring spiritual music.

Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 7:30PM
St. Luke’s Parish, 39 Green Lane, Thornhill
Tickets: $20 (in advance) $25 (at the door)
Call: 905-771-0230 or e-mail: laudamus.chorus@gmail.com
Proceeds go to St. Luke’s Parish capital campaign.

FOLLOWING JESUS…A journey of freedom.

Single women, ages 18 – 40, are invited to a retreat weekend, May 9 – 11 or May 30 – June 1, 2008, given
by a team of Sisters of St. Joseph.
For information call Sister Dorothy at 416-927-0720.
Also, see the flyer on the bulletin board.

BREBEUF COLLEGE SCHOOL

Presents Once Upon a Mattress

A musical comedy based on the Princess and the Pea fairytale

May 1, 2, 3 at 8:00 PM
Brebeuf Theatre,
211 Steeles Avenue East, Toronto

For tickets, contact Michael DaCosta at 416-393-5508 Ext. 80017 or Michael.dacosta@tcdsb.org

MEAGAN’S WALK

Creating a Circle of Hope

Get involved and celebrate Mother’s Day in a special way. Help make the world a better place for children! 5 km Fundraising Walk in support of Paediatric Brain Tumour Research
Sunday, May 11, 2008
9:00 AM – 12 Noon
from Ontario Place to the Hospital for Sick Children

All proceeds to benefit the Meagan Bebenek Endowment Fund at SickKids and b.r.a.i.n.child
Register, Pledge, Donate Online At www.meaganswalk.com

FRIENDS FOR LIFE BIKE RALLY

Pauline Hwang, daughter of Paul and Wai Chin Hwang, will be bicycling from Toronto to Montreal in July, for a total distance of 610 km, to raise funds for the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation. Donations are tax deductible (minimum $20 for tax receipt) and help pay for food programs, treatment programs, health promotion, income support and other needed services. Pauline is training very hard for this venture and welcomes any support from you for this important charity.

For more information about the bike rally, please see www.bikerally.org. Online pledges are accepted (just click “Pledge a 2008 Participant” and search for Pauline Hwang) and an electronic tax receipt will be emailed immediately. You may also phone her at 416-890-7770 to arrange to donate via cheque, credit card, bank withdrawal, monthly donations or cash. Thank you in advance for your generosity!