17 March 2019 – Second Sunday of Lent

“Living the Gospel” by supporting ShareLife agencies…

“As we begin our ShareLife campaign, we are encouraged to live the Gospel in all we do. How do we demonstrate that in our community? Living the Gospel may mean helping single mothers to care for their newborn children, or being available to families facing difficulties, or welcoming refugee families to our community. For 43 years, countless individuals have experienced the compassionate care offered by our agencies. Please support our annual archdiocesan appeal during this Lenten season!” —Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto.

March 31st is ShareLife Sunday. Please give generously.

ShareLife Soup Sunday

We kicked off our parish ShareLife campaign with our Our ShareLife Soup Sunday last weekend.  Thanks to our ShareLife Chair Luke Stocking for orchestrating the event and thanks to all who attended in support. You raised $ 140.00 towards our Parish ShareLife Goal of $36,000.

St. Cecilia’s Parish
Lenten Retreat: Adoration and Prayer, Music & Reflection

Theme: Silence

Thursday, March 21st, & Friday, March 22nd, 2019, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to participate! Please come and join us!

Presented by Rev. Daniel Sehlapelo

PovertyCure Series: Charity that Hurts

March 28
Newman Centre
89 St. George St., Toronto
7:00 p.m.

Join us for Part 3 of the PovertyCure series: Charity that Hurts, presented by Obianuju Ekeocha, an internationally acclaimed pro-life speaker, strategist and scientist. Obianuju is the Founder and President of Culture of Life Africa, an initiative dedicated to the promotion and defense of the African values of the sanctity of life, beauty of marriage, blessings of motherhood and the dignity of family life. She holds a Masters degree in biomedical science from the University of East London. She is also a specialist biomedical scientist in Haematology, working at a hospital in the United Kingdom. Don’t miss the very inspiring Obianuju in Toronto.

REGISTRATION: https://povcure3.eventbrite.ca
CONTACT: alexandra.whittle@newmantoronto.com

LENTEN RETREAT

​Monday, March 25 to Wednesday, March 27,  7 p.m. (Mass with extended homily)
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. (Mass with regular homily); 7:30 p.m. (Reconciliation)

Blessed Trinity Church Hall
3220 Bayview Ave., Toronto

Blessed Trinity Parish and St. Edward’s Parish present a joint Lenten Retreat with Deacon Robert Kinghorn. Come and discover how to renew your relationship with Jesus, restore your friendship with those who have been alienated and enrich your spiritual journey through these days of Lent. Deacon Robert, who is known to many who read The Catholic Register for his column, “The Church on the Street”, will guide us to an awareness of finding Christ in the Eucharist, the Church and in one another by reflecting on his experiences of working on the streets of Toronto.

CONTACT: Blessed Trinity Parish Office
PHONE: 416-226-0262

St. Augustine’s Seminary Lay Formation Program
Lenten Retreat: Mary in the Heart of the Church

March 30, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
​St. Augustine’s Seminary
2661 Kingston Rd., Scarborough

Join us for a day on Marian reflection, pondering the Marian dimension of the Church. Fr. Charles Anang, Associate Professor, of Systematic Theology at St. Augustine’s will lead the Retreat which will also include Mass in the seminary chapel. Feel free to invite friends and family to join us on this day.

COST: $50, includes lunch
CONTACT: St. Augustine’s Seminary of Toronto
PHONE: 416-261-7207
EMAIL: layspiritualformation@sastoronto.org

Archdiocese Day of Confession
St. Cecilia’s Church Schedule

 April 3, 2019 9:30 – 10:00 a.m., 12:00 -12:30 p.m., 7:30 – 8:00 p.m.

For confession dates and times at other churches, how to go to Confession, what to do in Confession, etc., visit us at
https://www.archtoronto.org/confession

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