6 October 2019 – Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

FIRST RECONCILIATION AND FIRST COMMUNION SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION REGISTRATION

Grade 2 students of St. Cecilia's & St. Rita's Schools (our parish schools) will have registration packages mailed to their homes via their school.  For candidates not attending our parish schools, Registration packages  can be found at the back of the church.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE and COMPULSORY MEETING
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. in the Church Hall
PROGRAM  BEGINS  Sunday, November 10th, 2019

This year, the preparation programme is an immediate sacramental preparation programme.  Preparation for First Reconciliation is home-based. Preparation for First Communion will be led by Parish catechists. See the registration package for details. Attendance at the registration meeting is mandatory.

The programme begins with the Rite of Enrolment on Sunday, November 10th at the 11 a.m. Mass.


SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION PREPARATION PROGRAMME REGISTRATION

Registration packages for the Sacrament of Confirmation Preparation Program can be found at the back of the church.  For grade 7 students of St. Cecilia's & St. Rita's School, the  registration packages have been mailed to their homes via the school.

Mandatory Registration Meeting (and deadline date for registration)
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. in the church hall

PROGRAM BEGINS with the Rite of Enrolment Sunday, November 24th at 11 a.m. Mass
Sessions begin Tuesday, January 7, 2019

To participate in this programme and be considered to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Spring of 2019, candidates must make a commitment to: 1. attend every scheduled Tuesday evening class from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., 2. Worship at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass with their peers each weekend, and 3.  Complete service hours

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Sunday Eucharistic Adoration
Sunday, Oct 13th, 2019

After the 9:00 am and before the 11:00 am mass.


TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS
Monday, October 7, 2019 at St Cecilia's Church

The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary will be celebrated as a Sung Latin Mass,  Monday, October 7th, 2019 in our Church.  A public recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the Mass will begin at 7:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served after the Mass in our Hall.

The Mass is being organised by the Knights of Columbus Council 4976


 

Sunday 20 October 2019

Donations of: baked goods and/or preserves requested!!
Sign-up sheets can be found at the back of the church. Please donate to our Harvest Festival bake sale!

Planning Meeting for the Harvest Festival
Thursday, Oct 10th at 7:30 p.m. in the Hall. Please come to share your ideas and help with the planning! Everyone is welcome!


LIFECHAIN
SUNDAY, 6 October 2019,  2 - 3 P.M.

Keele & Bloor West  Intersection

Life Chain is a non-confrontational, peaceful, and silent witness to the evil of abortion and its painful consequences. It is a simple but powerful reminder to our fellow citizens of the sanctity of human life and our duty to defend the weakest members of our society.

 


CECILIA'S PIZZA & TRIVIA NIGHT

25 October 2019 7 p.m-10 p.m.
Tickets ON SALE after Masses
5 - 6 October 2019


10TH ANNUAL MASS TO END WOMAN ABUSE

St. Roch's Catholic Church
2889 Islington Ave., North York

"The welfare of the family is decisive for the future of the world and that of the Church." (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia)

The abuse of women is an issue that affects the whole family, the whole community — not solely the woman and her children. All are welcome to join us for Mass as we pray for women and families affected by abuse. Light refreshments to follow.

CONTACT: Catholic Family Services of Toronto
PHONE: 416-921-1163
EMAIL: info@cfstoronto.com

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