Christ the King will restore all creation and restore his kingdom to the Father. The risen people of God will rejoice in a new heaven and a new earth. "There, with the whole of creation, freed from the corruption of sin and death, may we glorify you through Christ our Lord." (EP IV) Ordo 2019
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/
St. Vincent De Paul Society 'Christmas Star Program'
Starts Next Weekend
The St. Cecilia Conference of The St. Vincent De Paul Society will be running their Christmas Star Program beginning next weekend, November 26/27, 2022.
Please note a few important changes for this year: Please donate grocery cards ONLY.
Please include the dollar value of the card.
The tree may not be displayed next weekend, however, you may donate grocery gift cards to the programme beginning next weekend by:
-giving to an usher at Mass
-placing in the offertory collection basket
-dropping through the parish office mail slot at 161 Annette Street.
Please donate your cards by: Sunday, December 11th, 2022
Many in our community are experiencing strained budgets due to inflation and high food costs. Thank you for sharing with our neighbours who find themselves in need at this time.
CHRISTMAS CAKES & CARDS
Right to Life Christmas Cards and Campaign Life fruitcakes will be on sale after Masses this Advent season.
Please see the bulletin next weekend for details!
CHANGE OF ADDRESS?
If you are a registered parishioner and have moved in the past year, please inform the office of your change in address. Thank-you!
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.
ST. MICHAEL’S CHOIR SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT: SING NOËL
Saturday, December 3 – 7 p.m. EST
Massey Hall 178 Victoria St, Toronto
A musically rich blend of both secular and sacred carols to usher in the Christmas season.
A Toronto holiday tradition, this is the Choir School’s 85th year, and this year’s concert is sure to be one of the best yet. St. Michael’s Choir School graduates are some of Canada’s most celebrated professional and amateur musicians and are known for music of the highest caliber.
St. Michael’s Choir School: 416-397-6367
WEBSITE: www.smcs.on.ca https://smcs.on.ca/concerts
ADVENT RETREAT DAY - “Christmas Presence”
Saturday, December 17– 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Gregory’s Church 122 Rathburn Rd, Toronto
What does it mean for God to be present to us? What does Jesus offer to us? What do we offer to God? An About Being Catholic spiritual retreat day hosted by St. Gregory’s Parish Catechists Adam and Julia Kozak featuring enlightening presentations, open discussions, prayer and focused reflection time. You are invited to bring any family or friends you would like.
Lunch will be provided There is no fee. All are welcome.
DEADLINE: December 14, 2022
To participate, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and if you are bringing anyone with you.
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: email@example.com
Scripture Readings for
November 20 2022
Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe
First Reading: Isaiah 2 : 1- 5
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 122
Second Reading: Romans 13 : 11 -14
Gospel: Matthew 24 : 37 - 44
MASS INTENTIONS OF THE WEEK
Mon. Nov 21 - Sun. Nov 28
Saturday 7 p.m.
Agnes Purobi Gomes (RIP)
Req. by Rock Gomes
Sunday 9 a.m.
Moira Gallagher (RIP)
Req. by Frances McKee
Sunday 11 a.m.
Joseph 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 $ 1,085.00
Shepherd's Trust $ 2,250.00
All Souls $ 80.00
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.