ASH WEDNESDAY IS FEBRUARY 6TH
Special Masses will be celebrated at 9:00 AM and 7:30PM with the distribution of ashes. During Lent we encourage your attendance at our weekday Masses on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings at 9:00 AM.
DAYS OF FAST AND ABSTINENCE DURING LENT ARE ASH WEDNESDAY AND GOOD FRIDAY.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Friday evenings beginning Friday, February 8 at 7:30 PM
|Jan. 29||9:00AM||CECILIA TSE Requested by the Sin Family|
|Jan. 31||9:00AM||HOR YOONG LOW Requested by Wai Chin Hwang & Family|
|Feb. 1||9:00AM||JOSEPH HINCH Requested by Marilou Wight|
|Feb. 2||4:30PM||PASQUALE GATTI Requested by Linda Gatti|
SUNDAY COLLECTION: January 19/20, 2008
|# of Env.||145||98||168||92|
BAPTISM – WELCOME!
ALYCE LORRAINE DONOGHUE
CARA LINH CHAN
VALERIE PUIYIN WONG
CHRISTIAN JOSEPH SORENSON
TYRUS KHALEEL TYGHTER
TUESDAY NIGHTS AND WEDNESDAY MORNINGS ARE LEARNING TIMES
Tuesday evening, February 5tth at 7:30 PM
Wednesday morning, January 30th at 10:30 AM
Topic: Reconciliation by Father Michael Himes
PARENTS’ FIRST COMMUNION MEETING
Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 from 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Parents of children receiving First Communion are invited to attend a Parents’ Only meeting in the Gabriel Room. In case of bad weather the meeting will be held on January 31st.
Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 from 7:30 – 9:00PM
Parents of children receiving Reconciliation for the first time are invited to attend a Parents’ Only meeting in the Gabriel Room.
Friday, February 1st at 9:30 AM – 12 Noon
Please see the time schedule on the table inside the Church.
Tax receipts for donations made in 2007 will be available by the end of February.
ENGLISH ROSARY GROUP
Saturday February 2nd at 3:15 PM in the Library
We welcome all who wish to share this time with us.
For information contact Linda Law at 416 918-8029.
CHINESE ROSARY GROUP
Sunday, February 3rd at 3:30 PM in the Gabriel Room.
For information contact Linda Law at 416 918- 8029.
Sunday, February 3rd at 11:30 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. The guided reflection brings an ecological perspective to the readings. All are welcome.
There will be a Family Mass on February 3rd at 12:30 PM.
CHINESE NEW YEAR PARTY
You are cordially invited to come and celebrate the Chinese New Year, which will take place on February 17th after the 12:30 Mass in the Gathering Space. This is an event organized for the whole parish community. Please mark your calendars! (Volunteers and donations are welcome. Please contact Linda Law at 416- 918-8029
Just a reminder to the altar servers/ parents that the altar serving schedule for March1 to June 29. 2008 and Holy Week is now available. Please pick it up in the Sacristy.
TORONTO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS HAVE FAITH IN YOUR CHILD
When your children were born, you started on a path of faith development and life-long learning. Let Toronto’s Catholic schools continue this educational and spiritual journey with you and your family.
Registration begins in February 2008 for Kindergarten and French Immersion at all Catholic elementary schools throughout the City of Toronto. For your convenience, extended registration hours will take place on February 7th from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
For more information, please contact the Catholic school nearest you or 416-222-8282, extension 5314 or visit the Board’s website at www.tcdsb.org.
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
This year we are hosting this ecumenical service, written by the Women of Guyana on Friday, March 7 at 2:00 PM.
DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE CAMPAIGN
Development and Peace promotes sustainable human development through participatory management, democratic control and the equitable distribution of resources. Development and Peace is asking you to sign an action card today after Mass at tables set up in the Gathering Space. To give a voice to the voiceless, a mining ombudsperson would hear the concerns of those in the Global South affected by Canadian mining companies. Information brochures and action cards are available at the entrance to the Church. Signed action cards can be left here if you missed us this weekend.
Thinking about the priesthood? Wondering what it might be like? Then “Come and See” is for you! February 1st to 3rd, 2008, there will be an opportunity for young men age 18 years or older to visit our Archdiocesan Seminary in Scarborough. This weekend will provide time for prayer, reflection and information on the process of becoming a Catholic priest. If God is calling you, say yes… and come and see. Those interested are asked to contact the Office of Vocations for further information at 416-968-0997.