bulletin – June 29

THIS IS THE LAST BULLETIN FOR THE SEASON. WE WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY AND SAFE SUMMER.

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

SUNDAY COLLECTION: June 21-22, 2008

Total: $9,511.89

–>

r>

4:30 8:30 10:30 12:30
Loose
Env. $
Total $2,430 $1,500 $3,450 $2,132
# of Env. 116 70 191 90

THE RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS

Attention: Those who are interested in learning about the Catholic Faith. This is an invitation to come to our first meeting on Monday, September 15th, 2008 at 7:30 in the Library Come with your questions, your curiosity, and your point of view. They will be the basis of our discussion.

To Our Parishioners: Because our Parish Community is considered the official teacher and guide for possible new members, it is important that some of you help by being present and by sharing your faith in ways that are comfortable to you.

Adult Catholics who wish to celebrate the sacraments of Eucharist and /or Confirmation are also welcome.

For more information, please call Mary Landry at 416-221-8866 after Monday, September 8th, 2008.

ST. GABRIEL’S CHOIRS

The 10:30 Senior Choir and the 12:30 Junior Choir will be taking a well earned break for July and August. We want to thank all of these gifted participants for their Ministry of Music. We would like to invite others to consider this important leadership role. The Senior Choir practices Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 and sings at the 10:30 Mass. The Junior Choir practices Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 and sings at the 12:30 Mass. We invite all to consider joining! For more information, please call Marilyn Calderone at 416-618-2041. Remember “Those who sing pray twice!”

ANNUAL MASS FOR THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED

Catholic Cemeteries – Archdiocese of Toronto wishes to invite all families within the Archdiocese of Toronto to participate in the Annual Mass for the Faithful Departed on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 7:00PM. Cemetery locations and celebrants for this year’s annual Mass are as follows:
Holy Cross, Thornhill – Most Rev. Richard Grecco
Mount Hope, Toronto – Rev. Msgr. Marco Laurencic

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE

A Marriage Preparation Course will take place at St. Gabriel’s Church on the weekend of October 24th to 26th. If you are interested, please contact the Parish Office. Register early as space is limited.

CASSEROLES FOR THE GOOD SHEPHERD CENTRE

During the summer, casseroles will be collected on the weekends of July 26/27 and August 30/31. More volunteers are encouraged to get a copy of the recipe and a pan and give it a try. For more information, please call Irene Albrecht at 416-221-2791.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO MYANMAR RELIEF FUND

We thank the parishioners of the Archdiocese who have contributed to the recent relief efforts in China and Myanmar (Burma). A total of $181,123 was reported for Myanmar. A final total for China is not yet available.

CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICES

Catholic Family Services of Toronto is looking to expand our team of volunteers beginning with the planning and preparation of a special Wine Tasting fundraising event this fall. We are currently looking for volunteers who would like to assist us in our preparations for this event. Any parishioners interested should contact Mark at 416-921-1163 or by email at mevans@cfsofto.org.

WORLD YOUTH DAY EVENT

The Office of Catholic Youth (OCY) of the Archdiocese of Toronto is calling all young people between the ages of 14 and 35 to attend their World Youth Day celebration to be held at Martyr’s Shrine in Midland from July 17th to July 20th. Please register immediately by by visiting www.ocytoronto.org or calling John Dawson at 416-599-7676 Ext. 226.

ST. GABRIEL’S FEAST DAY ( FESTA)

On Sunday, August 24th the Feast of St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Parish, 300 Ansley Grove Road in Woodbridge. Communal singing, prayers and confession will take place in the Church during the afternoon. A Procession and outdoor Mass will begin at 3:00 PM. Please inform all your friends.

PILGRIMAGE CELEBRATING ST. PAUL’S 2,000th ANNIVERSARY

The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, has invited the universal church to celebrate a Jubilee Year dedicated to St. Paul, from June 28, 2008 to June 29, 2009. From September 21 to October 4 and October 15 to October 18, 2008, we will retrace St. Paul’s journeys in Greece, the Greek Isles and Turkey. For further information, please visit the Catholic Biblical Association website at www.cbac.org, email Sr. Jocelyn Monette at jocmon@sympatico.ca or call 416-406-4398

SHARELIFE 2008

2007 ShareLife Total: $164,652.60
2008 ShareLife to Date: $157,860.00

ANNOUNCED MASSES

Date Time Intentions
TUESDAY, July 1 *10:00 AM MARIA KALINOWSKI Requested by Anne Marie Bielska
THURSDAY, July 3 9:00 AM TULIO RAMIREZ Requested by the Ramirez Family
FRIDAY, July 4 9:00 AM WAH YUEN Requested by the Yuen Family
SATURDAY, July 5 4:30 PM ALESSANDRA & DOMENICO BINETTI Celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary
TUESDAY, July 8 9:00 AM BRANIMIR PETRANOVIC Requested by the Petranovic Family
THURSDAY, July 10 9:00 AM DRAGO PETRANOVIC Requested by the Petranovic Family
FRIDAY, July 11 9:00 AM JOSEPHINE DE SA Requested by Mr.& Mrs. Joseph D’Gama
SATURDAY, July 12 4:30 PM MARY MACAULAY Requested by the Macaulay Family
TUESDAY, July 15 9:00 AM MARY& MICHAEL VINCENT GALLAGHER Requested by Michael Gallagher
THURSDAY, July 17 9:00 AM MRS. BERYL JAMES Requested by Martin & Joy Chin and Family
FRIDAY, July 18 9:00 AM MR. & MRS. WALTER COOBLALL Requested by the Persaud Family
SATURDAY, July 19 4:30 PM MIRO FEDELE Requested by Laura Fedele
TUESDAY, July 22 9:00 AM PAUL SOH Requested by Dorothy Chua and Family
THURSDAY, July 24 9:00 AM NICK DICIAULA & CESARIA DICIAULA Requested by the Virgilio Family
FRIDAY, July 25 9:00 AM FRANK QUIRION Requested by Isabelle
SATURDAY, July 26 4:30 PM MARCELINO FERNANDES Requested by Tita and Family
TUESDAY, July 29 9:00 AM CHRIS DILALLO Requested by Yvonne & Barney Singh
THURSDAY, July 31 9:00 AM SUSAN WILSON-CECUTTI Requested by Frank and Silvia Leaver
FRIDAY, August 1 9:00 AM FRANK D’ANDREA Requested by Guy D’Andrea
SATURDAY, August 2 4:30 PM GUS CALDERONE Requested by Marie and Family
TUESDAY, August 5 9:00 AM AMPARO VILLAFRANCA Requested by the Villafranca Family
THURSDAY, August 7 9:00 AM TULIO RAMIREZ Requested by the Family
FRIDAY, August 8 9:00 AM PAUL HWANG (60th Birthday) Requested by Wai-Chin and Family
SATURDAY, August 9 4:30 PM FELICISIMO SORIASO Requested by The Soriaso Family
TUESDAY, August 12 9:00 AM BILL KOVACS Requested by Noelle Crosbie
THURSDAY, August 14 9:00 AM CHRISTOPHER DI LALLO Requested by Yvonne Singh and Sarah Elizabeth
FRIDAY, August 15 9:00 AM SPECIAL INTENTION Requested by John Chan and Family
SATURDAY, August 16 4:30 PM Marilyn Forbes Requested by Peter Walsh
TUESDAY, August 19 9:00 AM MARY & MICHAEL VINCENT GALLAGHER Requested by Michael Gallagher
THURSDAY, August 21 9:00 AM NADIA GOUDA Requested by THE Gouda Family
FRIDAY, August 22 9:00 AM JOSEPHINE CHAN Requested by John Chan and Family
SATURDAY, August 23 4:30 PM GINO GERARDI Requested by the Gerardi Family
TUESDAY, August 26 9:00 AM MARCELINO FERNANDES Requested by Tita and Family
THURSDAY, August 28 9:00 AM ANTHONY & MARGARET TOSONI Requested by Marie Tosoni
FRIDAY, August 29 9:00 AM THANKSGIVING Requested by the Salvador Family
SATURDAY, August 30 4:30 PM VINCENZA GRECH Requested by Josie Grech Padova