May 27th to June 1st, 2013
MONDAY – ANTHONY YEUNG ON BONG Requested by Agnes Wong
TUESDAY – FRANCIS CHIM Requested by his Goddaughter
WEDNESDAY – REMO RIOLO Requested by Grazia & Matthew Murdoch
THURSDAY – MARIA CHUNG Requested by Peter & Gemma Baik
FRIDAY – PAULINE FUNG CHIU Requested by the Chiu Family
SATURDAY – MARTIN SMEE Requested by the Smee Family
The Parish Family of St. Gabriel’s would like to welcome:
William Gabriel Krause
These children received the Sacrament of Baptism on Sunday, May 19th, 2013. Congratulations!
COME WALK WITH CHRIST
Corpus Christi Procession
June 2nd, 2013
Beginning at St. Paul’s Basilica
In celebration of the Year of Faith, Eucharistic processions will be taking place in each region of the Archdiocese of Toronto on the Feast of Corpus Christi. In our region we begin with
4:30 PM Mass at St. Paul’s Basilica, 83 Power Street, Toronto.
5:30 PM Procession to St. Michael’s Cathedral.
7:00 PM Lectio Divina with Cardinal Thomas Collins
CHILDREN’S FAITH PROGRAM REGISTRATION
Registration forms for the Children’s Faith Program for next year are now available in the Parish Office. Please note that all registrations must be returned by June 30th, 2013.
ECO – SABBATH
Sunday, June 2nd 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. All are welcome.
Celebrating 37 years of working wonders…
“The reality is there are more people relying on ShareLife today than ever before! I firmly believe we can continue to offer them a helping hand if we all participate. Please contribute as best you can to ShareLifethis year. Your donation, regardless of the amount, will bring us closer to our goal. Thank you for the contribution you make in gift and deed to our Church and to the community at large. My prayer is that the Lord will help us all to share our ‘talents’ with a generous spirit.”
—Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto
Now in its 37th year of helping the whole community, the number of agencies funded by ShareLife’s annual appealhas increased significantly, reflecting the growing local social needs. Our agencies help nearly 250,000 people in a number of program areas, including: families at risk, children and youth, women in need of shelter and abuse counselling, services for single and teen parents, the elderly, refugees and the education of clergy.
ShareLife Total for 2012: $208,317
Share Life 2013 to Date: $131,603.38
Today is the Third ShareLife Collection.
Thank you for your generosity.
Together we can work wonders!
CAN YOU HELP ST. VINCENT DE PAUL?
One of our neighbors in need is a seamstress and would make good use of a sewing machine. If you don’t use your sewing machine any more, please consider donating it to this good woman. Someone from the St. Vincent de Paul Society will
pick it up. Call Fran at 416-223-0936.
THEOLOGY ON TAP: The Challenges of the Contemporary Church
Monday, May 27, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
Duke of York Pub, 39 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto
Special guest: Cardinal Thomas Collins, Cardinal-Archbishop of Toronto.
Cardinal Collins will speak about his recent experiences and the challenges he sees for the Canadian Church in the context of the New Evangelization and the Year of Faith. He will invite us to reflect on our commitment with our faith communities and the world at large. Munchies provided. Cash bar available.
Come and bring a friend!
For more information: visit our Toronto Theology on Tap web page, or contact Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 416-467-2645.
ST. GABRIEL’S SCHOOL CAR WASH, FUN FAIR AND BBQ
Saturday, June 1st 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
St. Gabriel’s School 396 Spring Garden Avenue
Come one; come all for a wonderful family time.
Enjoy the Bouncy Castle, Giant Slide,
Face Painting, Children’s Book Sale,
and get your car washed too!
Thank you for supporting your local school and the Grade 8 Graduating Class.
A SPRING CONCERT
PRESENTED BY ‘THE SERAPHIM’
Saturday, June 1st at 7:30PM
St. Gabriel’s Parish
The gentlemen of ‘The Seraphim’ (alumni of St. Michael’s Choir School) will be performing their first installment of spring concerts! You can look forward to a diverse arrangement of music that will be sure to please all ages. All proceeds will be used to fund a scholarship that was created by the graduating class of 2003 in memory of their classmate, and dear friend, Andrew Bezjak, who died tragically 10 years ago.
Tickets can be purchased for $10 at http://seraphimspringconcert.wufoo.com/forms/seraphim-spring-concert/
Donations are welcome!
This will be a spectacular evening, and we hope that you can join us! For information, please contact Fletcher Agostino at email@example.com.
GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH 3rd ANNUAL TRUNK SALE.
Saturday, June 8th from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Good Shepherd Parking Lot –
21 Simonston Blvd. Thornhill
You can participate in this giant garage sale, without the hassle of advertising or having people come to your own home.Rent a spot on the church parking lot for $35 then fill your car with items you no longer want and sell them out of the trunk of your car.
Refreshments will be available during the event.
Please call the church office at 905- 881-1534 to reserve your spot today.
The Catholic Women’s League thank you.
BLESSED TRINITY C.W.L. AFTERNOON BRIDGE
The C.W.L. Afternoon Bridge Group is looking for new members. If you are interested, please call Maureen Cullen at 416-222-8755.
SEEING WITH HEART – DAY OF REFLECTION
Catholic Parents of Lesbian Daughters and Gay Sons
Saturday, June 8th, 2013
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Manresa Jesuit Retreat Centre
A retreat for Catholic parents of lesbian daughters and gay sons will be held at the Manresa Jesuit Retreat Centre, 2325 Liverpool Road in Pickering on Saturday, June 8th. The cost for the day including lunch is $40.00. For a brochure and information call John Montague at 416-523-6449.
HAIRSPRAY DON’T MISS IT!
Toronto Catholic District School Board
TCDSB Staff Arts is pleased to present Hairspray
June 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th, 15th at 7:30PM
June 9th at 2:00 PM
Theatre at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts,
36 Greenfield Avenue, North York.
All tickets are $22.
For more information please call 416-222-8282 ext. 2787 or visit the website: www.tcdsb.org/staffarts
QUEEN OF APOSTLES RENEWAL CENTRE
Weekend Retreat, June 15th to June 17th
Another honeymoon is a perfect way for a couple to celebrate their marriage. Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre offers married couples the privacy, comfort, hospitality and inspiring program that encourage couples to continue exploring their lives together. The next weekend is June 15-17. For information telephone: 905-278-8879, 905-829-0116, 416-694-1742 or register at Queen of Apostles: 905-278-5229.
PILGRIMAGE TO CANADIAN SHRINES
Saturday, June 22nd to Tuesday, June 25th
Celebrate the Year of Faith with Rev. Fr. Neil J. Roy. The 28th annual pilgrimage to the Canadian Shrines endorsed by Blessed Trinity Parish will take place Saturday, June 22nd to Tuesday, June 25th.
For more information, please contact Mary Salvador at 416-497-7059 or Judith Morris-Mazzona at 905-886-4022.
Our operating expenses average $14,550 per week.
Collection for May 19th, 2013
Envelopes 347 $6,309
Loose Change $1,118
Weekly Portion of PAG 186 $3,555
Please remember to put your full name(s) on your Offertory envelopes.