24 March 2019 – Third Sunday of Lent

How can you “Live the Gospel” when life is so busy?

Many people help those in need by volunteering at a local organization. But if your schedule doesn’t allow for it, you can still make a huge impact in your community by supporting ShareLife-funded agencies. Next Sunday is the first ShareLife collection. Over the next week, please reflect on your ability to “Live the Gospel” by making a sacrificial gift to our parish ShareLife campaign.

Next Sunday, March 31st is ShareLife Sunday. Please give generously.

Coins for Life is a project promoted by Campaign Life Coalition.  It does not receive any funding from the Archdiocese Charities.  Thank you to all those who picked up the boxes and are trying to Save for Life during Lent.

“Choose Life, then that you and your descendants may live, by loving the Lord, your God, heeding his voice, and holdings fast to him.” Deut 30:19

Join our Parish Team for the Development & Peace ‘Share the Journey’ Walk
A Fundraiser in Support of ShareLife

April 7th, 2019 2:00pm at High Park followed by a reception at St. Cecilia’s Parish Hall
161 Annette Street

31 people are forced to flee their home every minute. The causes of forced migration in the world are many, but the human suffering is always the same. No one should be forced to flee their home. Join us as we Share the Journey with migrants and raise funds for ShareLife.

To register  please see Luke Stocking or e-mail the office: stceciliatoronto@gmail.com

Vatican Flag Raised at City of Toronto to Honour St. John Paul II

Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m.
Nathan Philips Square, near the Courtesy Flag Pole
100 Queen St. W., Toronto

To celebrate St. John Paul II, the City of Toronto will raise the Vatican flag in a ceremony, taking place on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto. All are welcome to attend. April 2nd is Pope John Paul II Day in Ontario and this weekend event recognises the significant contributions of the late pontiff.

PHONE: 416-845-5777

Holy Cross Family Ministries – Canada Lenten Retreat

​Holy Cross Family Ministries – Canada
120 First Ave., Toronto
Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:00 am to 6 pm

Join us at St. Ann Parish in prayer for all families this Lenten season. We will have presentations, Marian Procession with Rosary and the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Lunch and dinner tickets will be available for $20. All are welcome.

PHONE: 416-466-2127
EMAIL: familyministry.canada@gmail.com
WEB: www.hcfm-canada.com

Taizé Lenten Prayer Service

St. Patrick’s Parish
921 Flagship Dr., Mississauga
Tuesday, March 26th, 7:30 pm

As part of your Lenten journey, you are invited to join us for a beautiful evening of prayer, song, silence and reflection in the style of Taizé.

PHONE: 905-270-2301
EMAIL: info@stpatrickparish.ca

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

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

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
WEB: www.staugustines.on.ca

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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