CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICES, NEW BEGINNINGS
CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICES, NEW BEGINNINGS ministers to those who have suffered a loss through separation, divorce or bereavement. They offer monthly drop-in sessions as well as a 4 week programme to support those suffering a loss. All faiths are welcome.
ONLINE DROP-IN BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SESSION
January 25, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Share discussions with others in a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental online forum.
Topic: January Grief - Looking back and Looking beyond
Moderator: Arcangelo Limanni, MRE
Register at: https://nbbd01.eventbrite.ca
ONLINE BEREAVEMENT INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM
February 15, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
The Online Bereavement Introductory Program offers both women and men a learning environment which is safe, welcoming and non-judgmental. The program provides 4 weeks of psycho-education, which assists and accompanies the bereaved in exploring grief, experiencing healing and renewing faith. The program resources include PowerPoint and time will be allocated for group discussion.
REGISTER: https:// nbb0223.eventbrite.ca
INFO: Arcangelo Limanni, MRE firstname.lastname@example.org (647) 215-3978
THIS Sunday, Jan. 22nd
Please plan to stay for coffee, treats and fellowship after the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses this Sunday. Come downstairs for your first look at the new Hall! - Hosted by The Daughters of Isabella and The Knights of Columbus
REMINDER - CONFIRMATION CLASS
Initial Meeting for Confirmation
Tues. Jan 31st @ 7 p.m., with parents (in the church Hall)
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2023
The Toronto Catholic District School Board invites parents to register their children for Junior Kindergarten beginning Wednesday, January 25, 2023 – 10 a.m. EST
Registration is on-line via SOAR.tcdsb.org
The following documents are required for registration:
1. Child's Birth Certificate (Certificate of Citizenship or Landed Immigrant Status)
2. Child's Catholic Baptismal Certificate (or other proof of Catholicity)
3. Proof of residency in Toronto
Child's Immunization Record is to be provided directly to Public Health by parents/guardians
Visit tcdsb.org and see the admissions tab for more information.
St. Rita School
St. Rita school invites you to contact them at 416 393-5216 to inquire about registration. St. Rita and St. Cecilia are our 2 parish schools.
MARY, MOTHER OF GOD SCHOOL
We are an affordable private school (Grades K-12), deeply rooted in the Catholic tradition with a special devotion to Our Lady 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.
We are now interviewing for September 2023
Please visit our website: www.marymotherofgodschool.org
or call us at: 416-531-7897
CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE MASS WITH BISHOP VINCENT NGUYEN
February 12, 2023, 2:30 pm
St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica
65 Bond Street, Toronto
REGISTRATION IS OPEN ON-LINE
As part of Marriage Sunday 2023 celebrations, Bishop Vincent Nguyen will preside at a special Mass to honour married couples, especially those celebrating milestone wedding anniversaries (25th, 40th, 50th, 60th or 60+) in 2023. The Mass will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 12 at St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica. All married couples will have an opportunity to renew their vows and milestone anniversary celebrants will be honoured with a special blessing.
The Mass is open to all, but due to space restrictions those wishing to attend are asked to register online. Milestone anniversary celebrants will be assured of reserved seating. All other seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Those who are unable to attend at the Cathedral are invited to join the celebration via livestream Mass here: https://www.stmichaelscathedral.com/live/ The broadcast will begin at 2:15 p.m.
REGISTRATION: www.archtoronto.org/marriage to register and to access resources.
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2023 or earlier if capacity is reached.
Scripture Readings for
29 Jan 2023
3th Sunday in Ordinary Time
First Reading: Zephania 2 : 3; 3 : 12 -13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 146
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1 : 26 - 31
Gospel: Matthew 5 : 1 - 12
MASS INTENTIONS OF THE WEEK
Mon. Jan 23 - Sun. Jan 29, 2023
Monday 9:05 a.m.
Martin Cotic (RIP)
Req. by Ms Basic
Tuesday 9:05 a.m.
Zofia Sienko (INT)
For her health
Req. by The Czajkowski Family
Thursday 9:05 a.m.
J. Gordon Bruce (RIP)
Req. by Dan and Liz Bruce
Friday 9:05 a.m.
Rose O'Neill (RIP)
Req. by Her Family
Saturday 9:05 a.m.
Jako Cotic (RIP)
Saturday 7 p.m.
Intentions of the Parish Community
Sunday 9 a.m.
Herb Clough (RIP)
Req. by Annette and Ben Beneditz
Sunday 11 a.m.
Zywart Tarpinian (RIP)
Req. by Frances McKee
PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK
Please notify the office of any changes to the list
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, and Rosa Loschiavo
Please notify the office of any changes to the list.
Weekly, December 15: $ 1,100.00
PAG: Dec 20 : $ 1,013.00
Donate Now Dec 1 - 15: $ 355.00
Donate Now Dec 16 - 31: $ 1,645.00
2023 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 2023 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 2023.
Thank you for your generosity!
CHANGE OF ADDRESS?
If you moved this year, please inform the office of your new address. Thank you.