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SAINT JOHN XXIII PARISH 

Pastor: (Rev) Simon deGale; Secretary: Hayde Ayala 

To Donate Online to St JXXIII go to: https://community.archtoronto.org/page.aspx?pid=415

Office: 416-429-4000; Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM 

Email: saintjohnxx_iiiparish@outlook.com. Website: http://saintjohnxxiiiparish.ca/

Sunday Mass
Sat Vigil Mass 5:15PM / Sun Mass 9AM, 12:15PM &
5:30PM. Wkdys Mon, Wed, Fri 7PM; Tues, Thurs, Sat
9AM

Baptism
Baptisms  are  celebrated  on  the  second  Sat  of  the
month  at  11AM  and  third  Sun  of  the  month  at
1:30PM. Preparation session is required.

Reconciliation (confession)
Before  all  Sun  Masses/Sat Vigil  Mass  and  the Wed
Mass  or  by  appointment.  Confessional  is  in
Adoration Chapel
.

Anointing of the Sick
At any time by appointment. In case of emergency,
please ask hospital for Catholic priest.

Marriage
See Fr Simon before setting a date.

RCIA
If  you  know  someone  who  wishes  to  become
Catholic speak to priest.

Finance Committee
Mr Pors Canlas, Ms Olivia Dizon, Mr Carlton Paul

Catholic Cemeteries
Head Office: 416-733-8544

FIRST HOLY

COMMUNION

First Test

Month of November

Call office to make

appointment with Fr

Simon when child knows

material.

RECIPIENTS:

BISHOPS’ ALTAR

SERVER AWARDS

Congratulations & Thanks to our

Altar Servers

Adrian Bien Babadilla

Nicole Bautista

Melanie Dias

Michael Pua

Michael Nkemka

Charles Nkemka

Perlina Vaz

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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC 

CHURCH 

PART TWO—THE CELEBRATION OF THE

CHRISTIAN MYSTERY

THE SACRAMENT OF THE EUCHARIST

293. When is it possible to give Holy Communion

to other Christians?

Catholic  ministers  may  give  Holy Communion  licitly
to members of the Oriental Churches which are not
in  full  communion  with  the  Catholic  Church
whenever they ask for it of their own will and possess
the  required  dispositions.  Catholic  ministers  may
licitly  give  Holy  Communion  to  members  of  other
ecclesial communities only if, in grave necessity, they
ask  for  it  of  their  own  will,  possess  the  required
dispositions,  and  give  evidence  of  holding  the
Catholic faith regarding the sacrament.

294. Why is the Eucharist a “pledge of future

glory”?

The  Eucharist  is  a  pledge  of  future  glory  because  it
fills  us  with  every  grace  and  heavenly  blessing.  It
fortifies  us  for  our  pilgrimage  in  this  life  and  makes
us long for eternal life. It unites us already to Christ
seated at the right hand of the Father, to the Church
in heaven and to the Blessed Virgin and all the saints.

In the Eucharist, we “break the one bread
t h a t  p r o v i d e s  t h e  m e d i c i n e  o f
immortality,  the  antidote  for  death  and
the  food  that  makes  us  live  forever  in
Jesus Christ.”

(Saint Ignatius of Antioch)

WHO ARE WE

Do We Know Each Other

How would we answer the above questions?

Would we answer, “I am a Catholic Christian”?

Would we say, “I know so and so at the 5:15PM

or 12:15PM Mass”?

Could we say, “So and so at the 9AM Mass has

cancer and is undergoing radiation and chemo

therapy”? Could we say, “Jane and John are

having difficulties in their marriage and I am

praying for them”? Do we know that 5 year old

Jean is a hyper-active child and her parents are

struggling to care for her”?

Seeing someone at Sunday Mass is one thing,

knowing that person is an altogether different

matter. Do we care to know them?

Understanding each others’ lives, struggles,

problems and joys is our task as a community

of believers in the Risen Lord.

How can we here at StJXXIII come to know

each other better, be a community that cares

for each other?

Here is the suggestion of some parishioners:

Have a coffee Sunday once a month after all

the Masses. Invite people from each Mass to

prepare coffee, tea, juice, eats, etc (parish

expense). Host this event in the foyer, the

adjacent Our Lady of Good Counsel room, and

the office meeting spaces. Each of the 4

Sunday Masses would have a volunteer as the

co-ordinator of the volunteers from each Mass.

Would we not begin to know each other better

in this way? If several people at my Church

know me, are friendly with me perhaps I can

look forward to being at Church, find support

for myself when I am in need.

What do you think?

Would you like to be

a co-ordinator for a Mass?

How about being the first to host a coffee

Sunday at your mass?

CHRISTMAS PARTY

Saturday December 17 @ 6:30PM

Begins with Nativity Play, by children, after 5:15PM Mass

in Church.

Immediately following Nativity in Church, dinner is

served in the Hall, followed by entertainment.

Parents please sign-up names of children attending

Christmas party so they may receive a present. Sign-up

sheet in foyer of Church

SENIORS GROUP

Meet after the Thursday 9AM Mass

Inviting our Mature Parishioners to come and socialize
with each other for breakfast, board games, cards, etc.

Femi Bararrea has volunteered to co-ordinate this weekly

meeting for you. Meeting will take place in Our Lady of

Good Counsel room across from the offices.

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MASS 

INTENTIONS

Mon, Nov 7, 7PM: Family of Faith Campaign
Tues, Nov 8, 9AM: +Frank Duff
Wed, Nov 9, 7PM:+Teresa & +Domingo Ayala
Thurs, Nov 10, 9AM:

+Mary & Tony Schwanauer 

Fri, Nov 11, 7PM: Thnksgv for Alan Bernales

 

Sat, Nov 12, 9AM: +Rosario Lara

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Saturday, Nov 12
5:15PM: +Giuseppe Morra & +Angela dePaola
Sunday, Nov 13
9AM: The Parishioners
12:15PM: +Crosbie & +O’Connor Families
5:30PM: +Eva Marie Petell

PARISH

NEXT CHALICE CHILDREN COLLECTION

Sun, Nov 27: Goal: $2,220. Payment is made in May of

each year for following 12 months. Total to Date:

$584.00

YOUTH CHOIR

Rehearsals—Sat @ 10AM.

Grade 9 & Up: Sing 2

nd

& 3

rd

Sun of Month: 5:30PM Mass

CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Grade 1 — Grade 8

Inf. Amy: 647-878-2534; Sing 1

st

& 4

th

Sun @ 5:30PM Mass

VIGIL CANDLES

Saturday, Nov 12—Friday, Nov 18

Sanctuary Tabernacle: +Jocelyn Abarri

Chapel Tabernacle: +Anthony Ramsawaksing

YOUR PARISH SUBSCRIPTION

HIGHLIGHTED FOR NOVEMBER

Go To Movies: Female Saints, Watch The Movie “Rita”—

Beautiful Gift Of Forgiveness / Go To Audio: Featured,

Listen To “Who Do You Say That I Am”.

“Formed”

Want to watch a movie on a saint’s life? Hear an

inspiriting audio on spirituality?

Teach your children the faith through video? You can do

all this via computer, smart phone, tablet or internet tv.

Go to “formed.org.; input our parish access code:

MRFX27; fill out your profile and password. Bang! You’re

into the site.

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DINNER/DANCE

Save This Date

What: CWL Annual Christmas Dinner & Dance/ When:

Sat, Nov 26/ Time: From 6:30PM until 12:30AM/ Where:

Leaside Community Memorial Gardens

1073 Millwood Rd, Toronto, M4G 1X6


Cost: $25: includes music, food, raffles & dancing/ Attire:

Semi-Formal; Info: Lynda 416-951-9907, Elaine

647-713-1198 or Merilyn 416-571-1077; Ample parking

available at no additional cost.

THE TORONTO RIGHT TO LIFE

ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CARD

CAMPAIGN

On Sale Here At StJXXIII, Weekends of Nov 6 & 13

Pricing is $8 for any pack, with 10 cards and envelopes in

each pack. Beautiful Christmas Cards containing Christian

Symbols (keep Christ in Christmas). Your purchase of

these cards will help the Right Life Association in its work

to defend the life of the unborn child.

SACRAMENT  OF CONFIRMATION

Session 2

Wednesday, November 23 @ 7:30PM

PARISH GROUP LEADERS

Lectio—Evangelization, Six Sessions

Sat, Nov 26, 11AM-12:30PM; Sat, Feb 4, 11AM-12:30PM;

Sat, Feb 18, 11AM-12:30PM.

YOU CAN DONATE

New Reliquary

The Relic of St John will be installed in the glass enclosed

case in the foyer of the Church below the portrait of St

John. The current reliquary is too large for this box and in

the future it will be used for the feast day blessings.

Cost of new reliquary is $110. Thanks to Parishioner who

has donated cost of this new acquisition.

New Monstrance

The current monstrance will be kept in the Tabernacle in

the Adoration Chapel for Friday adoration; also, it is the

right size for tabernacle and chapel. The new monstrance

will be larger and fit better the size of the Church.

Cost of new monstrance: $2085.53. Thanks to Parishioners

who have donated $500 & $200 towards this gift.

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SMILE

ARCHDIOCESE

OUR GOD IS A GOD OF THE LIVING NOT OF

THE DEAD.

Have you had an experience of this living God and want

to share it with others?

You may be called to the priesthood or religious life. If you

think God is calling you to be a priest, religious or deacon,

contact Fr. Chris Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese

of Toronto 416-968-0997

vocations@archtoronto.org www.vocationstoronto.ca

Dark Humour

My old aunts would come and tease me at weddings,

“Well Sarah? Do you think you’ll be next?”

They no longer do this since I’ve started doing the same to

them at funerals.

_____

Doctor: You're obese.

Patient: Whoa, for that I definitely want a second opinion.

Doctor: You’re quite ugly, too.

_____

"Madam, your son just called me ugly!"

The mother apologizes shamefacedly, "I'm so sorry, I

must have told him like a thousand times it is wrong to

judge people just from how they look..."

_____

My friend surprised me for my birthday with a book called
‘Road-Kill Recipes’. I did find some road-kill the other day,
so I cooked it according to one recipe and it was delicious.

I’m just not sure what I should do with the bicycle.

VOCATION

KOLBE KNOW YOUR FAITH SERIES:

Salvation History

Tues, Nov 15, 22, Dec 6, 13 – 7 to 9 p.m. Holy Cross Parish

Hall; 291 Cosburn Ave.,


OR


Sat, Nov 19, 26, Dec 10, 17 - 9:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Blessed

Trinity Parish Hall; 3220 Bayview Ave., Toronto.

COST: $15 includes weekly handouts

www.kolbeapostolate.com

PORTRAITS OF FAITH BOOK LAUNCH

Tuesday, November 15

7:30 pm

Sisters of St. Joseph

101 Thorncliffe Park Dr., Toronto

Join us for a glass of wine and a chance to meet some of

the young adult authors. A formal address will be given by

Joseph Sinasac, Publishing Director for Novalis.

CONTACT: Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt, Program Director,

Sisters of St. Joseph PHONE: 416-467-2645 EMAIL:

faithconnections@csj-to.ca

MUSIC AT TIMES OF LOSS

Nov 16, 7:00 pm

Blessed Trinity Parish Hall

3220 Bayview Ave., North York

A New Beginnings Talk by Connie Price, MDiv, PhD. Music

speaks to the heart. At times when words are difficult,

music can help to evoke expressions of consolation, joy,

and sorrow. Come and explore the role of music at times

of loss.

CONTACT: New Beginnings PHONE: 416-921-1163, ext.

2227 or ext. 2235

THE SOURCE OF MERCY: SPECIAL EVENT

FOR THE CLOSING OF THE YEAR OF MERCY

Nov 19, 7:00 pm

St. Peter's Church

840 Bathurst St., Toronto

This event for the end of the Year of Mercy is hosted by

the Sisters of Life and includes a holy hour with

testimonies of mercy, music by local musician Joe

Zambon and a Eucharistic procession. Confessions will be

available. Receive a jubilee indulgence at the temporary

holy door, designated specially for this event.

CONTACT: Sisters of Life PHONE: 416-463-2722 EMAIL:

toronto@sistersoflife.org WEB: www.sistersoflife.org

“THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER” PLAY

Nov 22, 7:00 pm

Blessed Trinity Parish Hall

3220 Bayview Ave., Toronto

"The Prodigal Daughter" is a one-woman play performed

by Elisa Lollino of Ephphatha Productions. Based on the

parable of the Prodigal Son in St. Luke's Gospel, it is a

story about sin, repentance and God's unconditional love

and mercy for his children. The story is told through the

eyes of the family servant, Addie, played by Elisa. The

Father is always waiting for us. His voice can always be

heard if we are willing to listen. This will be an

entertaining, yet reflective production done with drama

and passion. Hosted by Fellowship of St. Joseph of the

Association for Hebrew Catholics. All are welcome.

EMAIL: ahctoronto@gmail.com

SHEPHERDS TRUST COLLECTION

Next Sunday, Nov 13

This annual collection goes toward the support 

of our retired priests.

Your generosity is appreciated.

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Memorial: St Leo the Great, Pope, Doctor—Nov 10:   With
apparent  strong  conviction  of  the  importance  of  the
Bishop  of  Rome  in  the Church,  and  of  the Church  as  the
ongoing  sign  of  Christ’s  presence  in  the  world,  Leo  the
Great  displayed  endless  dedication  as  pope.  Elected  in
440, he worked tirelessly as “Peter’s successor,” guiding his
fellow  bishops  as  “equals  in  the  episcopacy  and
infirmities.”

Leo  is  known  as  one  of  the  best  administrative  popes  of
the  ancient  Church.  His  work  branched  into  four  main
areas,  indicative  of  his  notion  of  the  pope’s  total
responsibility  for  the

flock  of  Christ.  He

worked  at  length  to

control  the  heresies

o f  P e l a g i a n i s m

(overemphasizing

human  freedom),

Manichaeism  (seeing

everything  material

as  evil)  and  others,

placing  demands  on

their  followers  so  as

t o  s e c u r e  t r u e

Christian beliefs.

A  second  major  area  of  his  concern  was  doctrinal
controversy  in  the  Church  in  the  East,  to  which  he
responded with a classic letter setting down the Church’s
teaching on the two natures of Christ. With strong faith, he
also  led  the  defence  of  Rome  against  barbarian  attack,
taking the role of peacemaker.
In these three areas, Leo’s work has been highly regarded.
His growth to sainthood has its basis in the spiritual depth
with which he approached the pastoral care of his people,
which was the fourth focus of his work. He is known for his
spiritually profound sermons. An instrument of the call to
holiness,  well-versed  in  Scripture  and  ecclesiastical
awareness,  Leo  had  the  ability  to  reach  the  everyday
needs  and  interests  of  his  people. One  of  his  sermons  is
used in the Office of Readings on Christmas.

It  is  said  of  Leo  that  his  true  significance  rests  in  his
doctrinal  insistence  on  the  mysteries  of  Christ  and  the
Church and in the supernatural charisms of the spiritual life
given  to  humanity  in Christ  and  in  his  Body,  the Church.
Thus  Leo  held  firmly  that  everything  he  did  and  said  as
pope  for  the  administration  of  the  Church  represented
Christ, the head of the Mystical Body, and Saint Peter, in
whose place Leo acted.
Reflection At a time when there is widespread criticism of
Church structures, we also hear criticism that bishops and
priests—indeed,  all  of  us—are  too  preoccupied  with
administration  of  temporal  matters.  Pope  Leo  is  an
example  of  a  great  administrator  who  used  his  talents  in
areas where spirit and structure are inseparably combined:
doctrine,  peace,  and  pastoral  care.  He  avoided  an
“angelism”  that  tries  to  live  without  the  body,  as  well  as
the “practicality” that deals only in externals.

Memorial:  St  Martin  of  Tours,  Bishop—Nov  11:  A
conscientious objector who wanted to be a monk; a monk
who  was  maneuvered  into  being  a  bishop;  a  bishop  who
fought paganism as well as pleaded for mercy to heretics—
such was Martin of Tours, one of the most popular of saints
and one of the first not to be a martyr.
Born of pagan parents in what is now Hungary and raised
in Italy, this son of a veteran was forced at the age of 15 to
serve in the army. He became a Christian catechumen and
was  baptized  at  18.  It  was  said  that  he  lived  more  like  a
monk  than  a  soldier.  At  23,  he  refused  a  war  bonus  and
told his commander: “I have served you as a soldier; now
let  me  serve  Christ.  Give  the  bounty  to  those  who  are
going  to  fight.  But  I  am  a  soldier  of  Christ  and  it  is  not
lawful  for  me  to  fight.”  After  great  difficulties,  he  was
discharged and went to be a disciple of Hilary of Poitiers.

He  was  ordained  an  exorcist  and  worked  with  great  zeal
against the Arians. He became a monk, living first at Milan
and later on a small island. When Hilary was restored to his
see after exile, Martin returned to France and established
what  may  have  been  the  first  French  monastery  near
Poitiers. He lived there for 10 years, forming his disciples
and preaching throughout the countryside.
The  people  of  Tours  demanded  that  he  become  their
bishop. He was drawn to that city by a ruse—the need of a
sick  person—and  was  brought  to  the  church,  where  he
reluctantly  allowed  himself  to  be  consecrated  bishop.
Some  of  the  consecrating  bishops  thought  his  rumpled
appearance  and  unkempt  hair  indicated  that  he  was  not
dignified enough for the office.

Along  with  Saint  Ambrose,  Martin  rejected  Bishop
Ithacius’s principle of putting heretics to death—as well as
the  intrusion  of  the  emperor  into  such  matters.  He
prevailed  upon  the

emperor  to  spare  the

life  of  the  heretic

Priscillian.  For  his

efforts,  Martin  was

accused of the same

heresy,  and  Priscillian

was  executed  after

a l l .  M a r t i n  t h e n

p l e a d e d  f o r  a

c e s s a t i o n  o f  t h e

p e r s e c u t i o n  o f

Priscillian’s  followers

in Spain. He still felt

he  could  cooperate

with  Ithacius  in

other  areas,  but  afterwards  his  conscience  troubled  him
about this decision.
As  death  approached,  his  followers  begged  him  not  to
leave them. He prayed, “Lord, if your people still need me,
I do not refuse the work. Your will be done.”

Reflection  Martin’s  worry  about  cooperation  with  evil
reminds  us  that  almost  nothing  is  either  all  black  or  all
white. The saints are not creatures of another world: They
face  the  same  perplexing  decisions  that  we  do.  Any
decision  of  conscience  always  involves  some  risk.  If  we
choose to go north, we may never know what would have
happened had we gone east, west or south.

Feasts of the Week

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The Readings:

2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14

Psalm 17:1,5-6,8,15

2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5

Luke 20:27-38
With  their  riddle  about  seven  brothers  and  a

childless  widow,  the  Sadducees  in  today's

Gospel mock the faith for which seven brothers

and their mother die in the First Reading.
The Maccabean martyrs chose death—tortured

limb  by  limb,  burned  alive—rather  than  betray

God's Law. Their story is given to us in these last

weeks  of  the Church  year  to  strengthen  us  for

endurance—that  our  feet  not  falter  but  remain

steadfast on His paths.
The  Maccabeans  died  hoping  that  the  "King  of

the  World"  would  raise  them  to  live  again

forever (see 2 Maccabees 14:46).
The Sadducees don't believe in the Resurrection

because they can't find it literally taught in the

Scriptures.  To  ridicule  this  belief  they  fix  on  a

law  that  requires  a  woman  to  marry  her

husband's  brother  if  he  should  die  without

leaving an heir

(see Genesis 38:8; Deuteronomy 25:5).

But God's Law wasn't given to ensure the raising

up  of  descendants  to  earthly  fathers. The  Law

was given, as Jesus explains, to make us worthy

to  be  "children  of  God"—sons  and  daughters

born of His Resurrection.
"God  our  Father,"  today's  Epistle  tells  us,  has

given  us  "everlasting  encouragement"  in  the

Resurrection  of  Christ.  Through  His  grace,  we

can now direct our hearts to the love of God.
As the Maccabeans suffered for the Old Law, we

will  have  to  suffer  for  our  faith  in  the  New

Covenant. Yet He will guard us in the shadow of

His wing, keep us as the apple of His eye, as we

sing in today's Psalm.
The Maccabeans' persecutors marveled at their

courage.  We  too  can  glorify  the  Lord  in  our

sufferings and in the daily sacrifices we make.
And  we  have  even  greater  cause  than  they  for

hope.  One  who  has  risen  from  the  dead  has

given  us  His  word—that  He  is  the  God  of  the

living,  that  when  we  awake  from  the  sleep  of

death we will behold His face, be content in His

presence (see Psalm 76:6; Daniel 12:2).

“…He Is God Of The Living…For To Him All Of Them

Are Alive”

Jesus

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 Sunday In Ordinary Time        

   November 6, 2016 

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Question
One huge impediment to my faith is that God never
communicates  with  me.  I  pray  daily,  attend  Mass
often, and confess at least twice a month. But I still
feel  nothing  but  emptiness  and  silence  from  God.
How is it possible to have a relationship with God if
he won't at least have a conversation with me?
Answer
If God ever ignored you, you would cease to exist. He
affirms  you  with  your  every  heartbeat.  Are  you
disgruntled  because  he  isn’t  conforming  to  your
standards?  He  speaks  to  you  on  his  terms  all  the
time. And I don’t mean just through his creation. He
speaks  to  you  by  the  gift  of  faith  that  he  has  given
you.  He  speaks  to  you  from  every  crucifix  you  have
ever seen. But most of all he speaks to you from the
chalice on the altar which contains the blood that he
willingly shed for you. Think of this: We are attracted
to  the  good  in  things  and  then  love  them  for  that
reason. But when God loves things, he makes them
lovable  by  loving  them. When  we  look  at  a  crucifix
and  see  how  much  he  loves  us,  we  also  see  how
lovable we are! All of this is Jesus speaking to us. But
we have to be focused on him and not what we want
from him. As for the good feelings that you want, he
obviously has not determined that they would be the
best for you at this time. Mother Teresa went without
such  gratification  for  20  years.  But  he  still  spoke  to
her  through  the  graces  he  gave  her.  I’m  sure  she
would tell you that such gratification is worth waiting
for.

Question
In the Apostle's Creed it says Jesus rose twice. How is
this possible?
Answer
Jesus  rose  from  the  dead  only  once.  The  Apostle’s
Creed says:
1. He descended into hell.
2. The third day he arose again from the dead.
3 . He ascended into heaven.
Think of it in this way: Jesus descended (went down)
into hell, then on the third day he rose "again" (came
up  again)  from  the  dead. After Jesus  came  up  from
the  "dead,"  the  Creed  says  "He  ascended  into
heaven." Thus, Christ rose from the dead only once.

CATHOLIC ANSWERS

ON PRAYER

GOD SQUAD & KIDS OF THE CROSS

Upcoming Youth Events:

Next God Squad Night:

Friday, November 11, 2016 from 7:00-9:00pm in the

Parish Hall.

Next Kids of the Cross Night:

Friday, November 18, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm in the

Parish Hall.

Parish Christmas Party Re-enactment Involvement:

SJ23YM will be creating the props for the re-enactment of

our Lord’s birth following the last mass on December 17,

2016. We will be working on the props in the upcoming

months leading to the Parish Christmas party.

Youth Ministry Christmas Party:

Friday, December 23, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm in the

Parish Hall.

YOUTH MINISTRY

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY AGE

Upcoming—Six Sessions with Your Age Group In Parish

Lounge led by Fr Simon

1. Sat, Sep 17 @11AM-12:30PM; 2. Sat, Oct 1 @

11AM-12:30PM;

3. Sat, Oct 15 @ 11AM-12:30PM

;

4. Sat,

Nov 5 @ 11AM-12:30PM

; 5. Sat, Nov 19 @

11AM-12:30PM; 6.Sat, Dec 3 @ 11AM-12:30PM.

“Come and See”. Learn to be disciples of Jesus Christ.

THEOLOGY ON TAP: GRIEF —

What's love got to do with it?

Mon, Nov 21, 7PM to 9PM. Duke of York Pub, 39 Prince

Arthur Ave, Toronto

Young adults (19-39) join us for an evening of thought-
provoking theological discussion in a comfortable and

relaxed setting, with special guest: Florence Loh. What

would God and Freud agree on if they had a conversation

about grief? Munchies provided, cash bar, come and bring

a friend! Info Vanessa 416-467-2645

THEOLOGY ON TAP EAST: GOD IN A BAR

Wille Stouts Pub & Grill; 2175 Sheppard Ave. E.

Dec 5, 7PM

Young adults (19-39) invited to join us for an evening of

thought-provoking theological discussion in a comfortable

and relaxed setting, with special guest: Phil Cummings,

high school teacher and former chaplain, York University.

Munchies provided. Cash bar. Bring a friend!

Info:: 416-599-7676 WEB: www.faithconnections.ca

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ADORATION OF OUR LORD IN THE

BLESSED SACRAMENT

Takes place in the Chapel

Every  Friday:  9AM  to  6PM,  concludes  with  evening
p r a y e r

a n d

Benediction  at

5:40PM.  Come  for

a  few  minutes  or

an  hour  and  keep

watch  with  the

Lord.  Pray  for

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C h u r c h ,  y o u r

family, yourself.

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FOR PARISH REVENUE

7 Day Vigil Lamps

To help with parish revenue the red vigil lamps for the altar
tabernacle and chapel tabernacle can be purchased for the

week beginning at the Sunday Vigil Mass for $20. The name

of the Family or Person for whom the Vigil Lamp is burning

will be placed in this bulletin every week.

It is possible for the parish to raise $1,5oo each year in this

way.

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150 Gateway Blvd., Toronto, ON., M3C 3E2            

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LENTEN FAST & ABSTINENCE

We fast, & abstain from meat on Ash Wed & Good Fri.

The fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

The required fast on Ash Wed and Good Fri involves

eating only one full meal on those days. One or two

smaller meals may be taken on those days, but may not

total one full meal. The required fast does not allow

eating anything between meals.

Abstinence on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday

Abstinence on these days from meat does not intend the

omission of eggs or dairy products.

Age Requirements

"All Catholics who have completed their 14

th

year are

bound by the law of abstinence; all adults are bound by

the law of fast up to the beginning of their 60

th

year.

Fridays of the Year

It is a requirement of our Faith that we abstain from meat

on all the Fridays of the year (except on Solemnities) in

commemoration of our Saviour’s death.