41st Annual Concelebrated Mass
St. Cecilia’s Church
Sunday, February 24th, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.
Principal Celebrant & Homilist
His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins,
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto
Informal Reception To Follow In The Parish Hall.
Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Donations of Irish soda bread, scones and a variety of sandwiches and baked goods are requested for the reception. Sign-up sheets are available at the back of the church. Thank you for your support.
“Let’s keep the tradition alive!”
All Funds donated will go towards the costs of installing a Celtic Cross on the Grounds of St. Cecilia’s Church in memory of the Irish Community who built this beautiful church.
World Day of the Sick
Monday, February 11, 2019
PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK
2019 Lift Jesus Higher Rally
Saturday, March 3, 2019
9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre; 255 Front St. W., Toronto
The theme of this year’s rally is “Fire in the Earth (Luke 12:49). Featuring: inspired talks by Ralph Martin, Sr. Ann Shields and keynote guest speaker Patti Mansfield; an adult High Mass (with Sunday readings) celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Thomas Collins. A youth mass (with Sunday readings) will be celebrated by Bishop Scott McCaig. Youth Rally theme: “More than Conquerors” (Romans 8:37-39) as part of the separate youth (13-18 years).
FRIARS’ STUDENT WRITING CONTEST
Students aged 14-18 are invited to write a 500 word essay on the theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: “Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:20)
First Prize: HP Pavilion x360 laptop
Second Prize: ipad 6th gen. (32GB)
Third Prize: Google Home 2 speaker
Essays will be edited and published in The Catholic Register. Deadline for entries is February 18, 2019. Email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 416 934 3409.
For further information: 416 934 3400 x 344
Have you heard of Mary, Mother of God School? We are an affordable, private school (Grades K-12), deeply rooted in the Catholic tradition and located in the Roncesvalles/Parkdale area. We have an excellent academic program, a dynamic and joyful student life, and small classes where each student is known and loved. For more information please visit our website at www.marymotherofgodschool.orgor call us at 416-531-7897.
2018 Donation Tax RECEIPTS
Donation Tax Receipts for the Year 2018 have been prepared (for donations of $20 or more over the year) and are ready for pick up at the back of the church this weekend. On request, tax receipts will be prepared for donations between $10-20.
We thank all those who make their sacrificial offering each week. In particular we thank those who remember that church expenses don’t go away, and make up for missed offerings on the weekends when they are away!
Please ensure to write or indicate the amount of your offering each week on your envelope, to ensure that you receive proper credit for your donation in this year of 2019!