Feast of St. Cecilia Mass
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Mass in celebration of the Feast of St. Cecilia.
The 9:05 a.m. daily Mass will be the Mass of the day.
LIVING WITH CHRIST MISSALS
Sunday, Nov. 27th is the First Sunday of Advent and the beginning of a new liturgical year. Sunday Missals for 2022-2023 are available for purchase at the back of the church while supplies last. The price is $5.00
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL BUNDLE WEEKEND
St. Joan of Arc Parish, 1701 Bloor St. W.
November 19, 2022 8 a.m. - November 20, 2022, 3 p.m.
A truck will be parked in the parking lot of St. Joan of Arc Parish to receive your goods. For accepted items visit: https://svdptoronto.org/how-to-help/bundle-up/
NEXT Sunday, November 13th, after the 9:00 a.m. & before the 11:00 a.m. Masses.
#REDWEDNESDAY 2022 PRAYER VIGIL FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS WEDNESDAY,
November 16 – 7 p.m.
St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica
65 Bond St., Toronto
The pontifical charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN Canada), and the Archdiocese of Toronto invite all to participate in the Red Wednesday Prayer Vigil. This annual event intends to raise awareness about the alarming situation of persecuted Christians worldwide, to remember those who have perished as victims of their religious beliefs, and to pray for religious freedom. On Nov 16, St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica, among other important buildings, will be lit in red to symbolize the martyr's blood. Please remember there are many other ways to contribute to this day, such as wearing red and inviting others to do the same. Share your pictures of solidarity on social media channels with the hashtag #RedWednesday, or hold a fundraiser to help the affected communities.
ADVENT RETREAT WITH BISHOP ROBERT KASUN
Saturday, November 26 – 9 to 12:30 p.m.
Blessed Trinity Parish 3220 Bayview Ave., Toronto
Blessed Trinity invites you to an Advent Retreat with Bishop Robert Kasun on Nov. 26 from 9 to 12:30 p.m. in the church parish hall. Everyone is welcome!
COST: $20 per ticket. Light breakfast will be served.
CONTACT: Camila Nowakowski PHONE: 416-226-0262 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Shepherds’ Trust collection will take place in all parishes in the Archdiocese THIS weekend,
November 13/14. This fund does more than just support our priests in their twilight years; it represents a very tangible gesture of thanks for the blessings we have received. Envelopes are available at the back of the church for your offering. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
21ST ANNUAL FRIARS’ STUDENT WRITING CONTEST
High school students (ages 13-19 years) in the Catholic School Boards located in the Archdiocese of Toronto are invited to participate in this annual event that commemorates the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Write a five-hundred word essay that explores the 2023 theme: “Do good; seek justice” (Isaiah 1:17)
Great prizes for top 3 submissions.
INFO: www.catholicregister.org/writingaward email@example.com
FIRST COMMUNION PROGRAMME - FIRST MEETING
The MANDATORY first meeting for children registered in the programme AND parents/guardians of children will be:
Thursday, November 24, 2022 at 6:15 p.m. in the Hall.
The catechist will outline the programme and resources will be distributed.
PARISH HEAD COUNT
The annual Archdiocesan parish headcount takes place this weekend. If you see ushers counting people with clickers this weekend - this is what they are doing!
COME & SEE WEEKEND RETREAT
St. Augustine’s Seminary
Friday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. to Sunday, November 20 at 2 p.m.
Men aged 18 and older are invited to cultivate a deeper prayer life and relationship with Jesus Christ; leading to a better discernment of God's call for their lives. Time for prayer, reflection and information on the process of becoming one of Christ's disciples as a Catholic priest.
This coming week, engineers will be conducting a walk-through of the Hall renovation to check on the work and address any outstanding deficiencies. We hope to be given a hand over date at the conclusion of this meeting. Thank you everyone for the patience you have demonstrated throughout this phase of the project!
Scripture Readings for
November 20 2022
Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe
First Reading: 2 Samuel 5: 1 - 3
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 122
Second Reading: 1 Colossians 1 : 2 - 30, 3 : 7 - 12
Gospel: Luke 28 : 55 - 43
MASS INTENTIONS OF THE WEEK
Mon. Nov 14 - Sun. Nov 20
Friday 9:05 a.m.
Ezaltina Macedo (RIP)
Req. by Liz and Dan Bruce
Saturday 7 p.m.
Intentions of the Parish Community
Sunday 9 a.m.
Antonio Grasso (RIP)
Req. by his wife Teresa and children
Sunday 11 a.m.
Cherie Lynn Majchrzak (RIP)
Req. by Lidia Majchrzak
PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK
Hang Sam Lee, Richard Mijares, Drew Fiala, Connie Tari-Kornhauser, Lisa Reardon, Stuart Robson, Rosa Maria Santos, Bianca Auriemma, Rosie Po, Frank Ferreira, Antonina Koziara, Julia Collins, Mary Ann Cuschieri, Sebastian Caravalho, Anne Tran Fazzalari, Gabriel Sebastian Romano, Robert Freimuts, Giuseppe R., Mikayla Haswell, Victoria Cooper, Anna Solims, Lorenza Varga, Steven McKinney, Krysten Telfer, Edward Spiteri, Maria Ruccolo, Ignacio Juarez Ednet, Dominic Coccimiglio, Winifred Ismail, Mimi Ashton, Ann Baby, Marta DiGregorio, Guy Alcamo.
Please notify the office of any changes to the list.
Weekly $ 1,735.00
Taxes and Insurance $ 490.00
Baptisms $ 300.00
All Souls $ 1,005.00
PAG $ 993.00
Thank you for your on-going support!
2022 OFFERTORY ENVELOPES are ready for pick-up at the back of the church.
Please print your full name, address, and phone number on the envelope, when making your first few 2022 donations.
New envelope users/parishioners are asked to fill out a Parish Registration Form (available from an usher) and return it to an usher to obtain offertory envelopes for 2022.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS?
If you moved this year, please inform the office of your new address. Thank you.