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
Thank you to everyone who helped with Coffee Sunday last week. Thanks also to all who stayed after Mass to enjoy some treats and the good company of one another! It was so lovely to see all of you.
Let's do it again soon! - The Daughters of Isabella and The Knights of Columbus
WORLD DAY FOR CONSECRATED LIFE
February 2, 2023
This special day of prayer for men and women in consecrated life was instituted by John Paul II in 1997. It is fitting that it is celebrated on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord also known as Candlemas day, the day on which candles are blessed symbolising Christ, the light of the world.
The World Day for consecrated Life will be celebrated in parishes the weekend of February 4/5, 2023.
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and Feast Day of St. Blaise
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
Thursday, February 2, 2023
Blessing of Candles will take place after the 9:05 a.m. Mass.
You may bring your own household devotional candles for the blessing.
Feast Day of St. Blaise
Friday, February 3, 2023
Blessing of the throats will take place at the 9:05 a.m. Mass.
REMINDER - CONFIRMATION CLASS
Initial Meeting THIS Tuesday, January 31st at 7 p.m. with parents/guardians and children. In the church Hall.
WOMEN OF THE WORD – TORONTO 2023 FORUM
Saturday, February 04, 2023 , 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Royalton Hospitality Inc.,
8201 Weston Road, Woodbridge
WOW-T is extremely happy to announce our 13th Annual Forum, Perseverance is Power Tickets are $70.00 included is a light breakfast and a hot lunch plus our exceptional Speakers Heather Khym, Dr. Josephine Lombardi and Celeste Giraldo Estrada and a take home gift bag.
INFORMATION: www.wowblessingstoronto.com 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.
Do you have an interest in singing? Do you wish to share your joy of music with the parish community? The St. Cecilia Choir is seeking new members.
Please speak to Peter Treen, choir director, after Mass or call the parish office (416 769 8163) anytime.
Scripture Readings for
5 Feb 2023
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
First Reading: Isaiah 58 : 6 - 10
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 112
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 2 : 1 - 5
Gospel: Matthew 5 : 13 - 16
MASS INTENTIONS OF THE WEEK
Mon. Jan 30 - Sun. Feb 5, 2023
Monday 9:05 a.m.
Zdenka Sinovoic (RIP)
Thursday 9:05 a.m.
Patrick Lennon (RIP)
Req. by Ann Clough and Family
Friday 9:05 a.m.
Herb Clough (RIP)
Req. by Ann Clough and family
Saturday 7 p.m.
Intentions of the Parish Community
Sunday 9 a.m.
Herb Clough (RIP)
Req. by Victoria Attard
Sunday 11 a.m.
Aurelia Chrissen (INT)
In Thanksgiving and for blessings on her birthday
Req. by Mom and Dad
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: $ 7,840.00
Restoration: $ 840.00
Taxes and Insurance: $ 840.00
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.