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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.

(Wkds: Mon, Wed, Fri 7PM; Tues, Thurs, Sat 9AM)

Baptism
Baptisms are celebrated on the second Saturday of
the month at 11AM and third Sunday 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.  Or  see  Fr
Simon.

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

LENTEN BEGINS THIS WEEK

When Is Ash Wednesday?

This Wednesday, March 1

What is Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.

Catholics attend Mass on this day and receive the

Ashes on their foreheads as a sign of sorrow for sin
and as a sign of their intention to begin again to be

more faithful.

The Fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

The required fast on Ash Wed and Good Friday

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.

What is Lent?

Lent is the penitential season of the Church’s year. It

is 40 days of preparation to renew our Baptismal
vows on Easter Sunday. During this time we seek

closer union with the Lord through increasing the

disciplines of fasting, prayer, and giving of alms

(charitable giving).

Lenten Fast & Abstinence

Catholics are obligated to Fast & Abstain from meat

on Ash Wednesday & Good Friday.

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.

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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC 

CHURCH 

PART THREE—LIFE IN CHRIST

The Human Community

SOCIAL JUSTICE

411. How does society ensure social justice?

Society ensures social justice when it respects the dignity
and the rights of the person as the proper end of society
itself. Furthermore, society pursues social justice, which is
linked  to  the  common  good  and  to  the  exercise  of
authority,  when  it  provides  the  conditions  that  allow
associations and individuals to obtain what is their due.

412. On what is human equality based?

All  persons  enjoy  equal  dignity  and  fundamental  rights
insofar as they are created in the image of the one God, are
endowed  with  the  same  rational  soul,  have  the  same
nature and origin, and are called in Christ, the one and only
Savior, to the same divine beatitude.

413. How are we to view social inequalities?

There  are  sinful  social  and  economic  inequalities  which
affect  millions  of  human  beings. These  inequalities  are  in
open  contradiction  to  the  Gospel  and  are  contrary  to
justice, to the dignity of persons, and to peace. There are ,
however,  differences  among  people  caused  by  various
factors which enter into the plan of God. Indeed, God wills
that each might receive what he or she needs from others
and  that  those  endowed  with  particular  talents  should
share  them  with  others.  Such  differences  encourage  and
often oblige people to the practice of generosity, kindness
and  the  sharing  of  goods.  They  also  foster  the  mutual
enrichment of cultures.

414. How is human solidarity manifested?

Solidarity,  which  springs  from  human  and  Christian
brotherhood,  is  manifested  in  the  first  place  by  the  just
distribution of goods, by a fair remuneration for work and
by zeal for a more just social order. The virtue of solidarity
also  practices  the  sharing  of  the  spiritual  goods  of  faith
which  is  even  more  important  than  sharing  material
goods.

VOCATIONS

“No one can serve two

masters.”

If God is calling you to serve

him as a priest, deacon,

brother or sister, contact Fr.

Chris Lemieux, Vocation
Director, Archdiocese of

Toronto at 416-968-0997.

vocations@archtoronto.org

www.vocationstoronto.ca

MARCH MOVIES TO CONSIDER

Formed.org

Go To Movies: “Mary Of Nazareth” Or Programs:

“Forgiven” Or Books: “St Helena & The True Cross” Or

Audio: “My Beloved Son: Mediations For Lent”

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.

COFFE SUNDAY

Volunteers Needed. Would You Like To Help Us Get To

Know Each Other Better?

CO-ORINATORS

5:15PM Mass??? / 9AM Mass Legion of Mary; 12:15PM

Mass: Ailene & Jonathan & Mary / 5:30PM Mass???

SACRAMENT  

OF CONFIRMATION

Reception of Nicene Creed

Sunday, Feb 26 @ 5:30PM

Ash Wednesday

Wed March 1 @ School Mass: Mass & 

Reception of Ashes

Mass & Stations of the Cross

Friday March 3 @ 7PM

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FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

Second (2

nd

) Test: Months of Jan/Feb

Call office to book appointment with Fr Simon

First Confessions

Saturday March 4 @ 11AM in Church

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WONDERFULLY GREAT THINGS

Children’s Choir

Grade 1 — Grade 8. Amy: 647-878-2534; Sing 1

st

&

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Sunday @ 5:30PM Mass

Youth Choir

Grade 9 & Up: Sing 2

nd

& 3

rd

Sun @ 5:30PM Mass

Chalice Children’s Collection

TODAY: Sun, Feb 26:

Goal: $2,220. Total to Date: $770.00

Intercessory Prayer Group

Need Prayer Help?

Call Beth at 416-467-6492. Your intention will be
emailed out to this prayer community. Only first

name and intention will be shared with these

intercessors.

MASS

INTENTIONS

Mon, Feb 27, 7PM

Thanksgiving for Mia

Tues, Feb 28, 9AM:

+Hubert Figueiredo

Wed, March 1, 7PM:

For the health of Mary Ylagan

Thurs, March 2, 9AM:

For the health of Doris Revollo

Fri, March 3, 7PM:
 

+Danilo Gallegos

Sat, March 4, 9AM

Thnksgiving of AJ on Birthday

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Saturday, March 4
5:15PM: +Marina Mariathas
Sunday, March 5
9AM: Thanksgiving for Violeta: Birthday
12:15PM: +Segundina Dacua
5:30PM: The Parishioners

VIGIL CANDLES

Saturday, March 4—Friday, March 10

Sanctuary Tabernacle: +Souls in Purgatory

Chapel Tabernacle: +Greta Reid

SENIOR’S GROUP

Meet 2

nd

& 4

th

Thurs of Month

Next Meeting is THURs, Feb 9 @ 9:30AM

Co-ordinator: Femi Barrera: 416-467-6492

FINANCIALLY SUPPORTING YOUR PARISH

Dear Friends,
First,  thank  you  for  all  that  you  already  do  to  financially
support your parish church.

Donating  online  through  your  credit  card  on  a  monthly
basis:
All you need do is go to the parish website and press
the  “donate”  button  and  it  will  tell  you  how  to  donate.
Beginning in March, I donate to the parish monthly in this
way (no direct debit available).
As you know, we lost $24,000 in annual income from the
Presbyterian Church which shared this facility with us; this
happened when we gained the Church for our sole use 2
years  back.  Now,  we  need  to  make  up  this  shortfall:  In
order  to  help  you,  the  Church  is  able  to  issue  income  tax
receipts  which  allows  you  to  claim  back  the  taxes  on  your
donations when you file your annual tax return. To do this
please  register  with  the  parish.  Registration  forms  are
available in the foyer, please tick the place where it asks you
if you want to use envelopes. Return the form to us and you
will be contacted on how to proceed.

The  operating  expenses  of  the  parish,  like  every  other
parish, has to come from the Sunday Weekly Offertory. In
short,  this  parish—your  parish—needs  our  financial
assistance. With thanks, Fr Simon

ARE YOU REGISTERED?

Are You Using Donation Envelopes?

Please register and begin using donation envelopes. In

using envelopes you will be reminded weekly of the

urgency of St John XXIII Parish’s need of your financial

support.

PARISH LEADERS GROUP

Lectio Eucharist

Sat, March 25, 11AM-12:30PM / Sat, May 20,

11AM-12:30PM / Sat, May 27, 11AM-12:30PM

College/University Age

Upcoming:3 Sessions with Your Age Group: OLGC Lounge

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SMILE

Three drunk guys entered a taxi.

The taxi driver knew that they were drunk so he

started the engine & turned it off again.

Then said, "We have reached your destination".

The 1st guy gave him money,

the 2nd guy said "Thank you".

The 3rd guy slapped the driver.

The driver was shocked thinking
the 3rd drunk knew what he did.

But then he asked,

"What was that for?".

The 3rd guy replied,

"Control your speed next time,

you nearly killed us!"

MOM’S CATHOLIC GROUP

St JXXIII Contact:

Angelina Orozco: 416-839-5981

Check out the website for further information.

www.catholicmomsgroup.com.

Presentation on what this group is will take

place Sat, March 11 from 10AM to 1:30PM.

Interested? Come along and join us. Please call

Hayde at 416-429-4000 to register.

FERTILITYCARE TORONTO

Catholic Women’s Fertility Health 416-465-2868

www.fertilitycare.ca info@fertilitycare.ca

Are you planning to space your children and feel unsure

of the family planning system you’re using?

FertilityCare Toronto can help.

Is your family complete and are wondering what comes

next for family panning? FertilityCare Toronto can help.

Would you like to follow your faith but don’t know a

reliable, scientific family planning method?

FertilityCare Toronto can help.

Do you have health concerns and want to learn more

about your body and gynecologic health?

FertilityCare Toronto can help.

Are you suffering from infertility or recurrent

miscarriage and don’t know where to turn for effective

help? FertilityCare Toronto can help.

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ANNUAL LIFT JESUS HIGHER

RALLY

Saturday, March 4 @ 9AM

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

255 Front St. W., Toronto

Join us for the largest single-day Catholic event

in Canada! Hear inspired testimonies and talks
by Sr. Ann Shields, Peter Herbeck and keynote
guest speaker Bishop Scott McCaig. There will

be a Eucharistic Adoration procession and Holy

Mass with Cardinal Thomas Collins. There will

also be a separate youth event (13-18 years) with

great music, dynamic talks, inspirational skits,

Eucharistic Adoration and Holy Mass with

Bishop Scott.

WEB: www.lift-jesus-higher-rally.ca EMAIL:

info@lift-jesus-higher-rally.ca

THEOLOGY ON TAP

Commitment — Relationships, Career, Community

Duke of York Pub, 39 Prince Arthur Ave (near Bloor St W

& Av Rd), Toronto, M5R 1B2

Mon, March 13, 7pm-9pm

Munchies provided, cash bar available — come and

bring a friend! All young adults (19-39) are invited to

join us for an evening of thought-provoking

conversation on theological topics!

Special guests: Jeff and Patricia Kavanagh.

Good fruits grow from deep roots. Commitment is

necessary in our relationships, careers and community

life for us to fulfill our futures together with Christ.

Based on our personal experience, we will talk about

factors that can impede our commitment, the

transformational power of saying ‘yes’ to what God

gives us, and little ways to live out commitment in our

everyday lives.

PRAYING THE ROSARY

FOR SPIRITUAL WARFARE

StJXXIII

Catholic Women’s League

Presents

SPEAKER: Mary Ruth Garcia

TODAY: Sunday February 26, 2017

TIME: 1:30PM-2:30PM

WHERE: Our Lady of Good Counsel Lounge

(St JXXIII Church)

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WASHINGTON  (CNS)  —  In  more  ways  than  one,  Ash
Wednesday  —  celebrated  March  1  this  year  —  leaves  a
mark.

That’s because not only are Catholics marked with a sign of
penitence  with  ashes  on  their  foreheads,  but  the  rich
symbolism of the rite itself draws Catholics to churches in
droves  even  though  it  is  not  a  holy  day  of  obligation  and
ashes do not have to be distributed during a Mass.

Almost half of adult Catholics, 45 percent, typically receive
ashes — made from the burned and blessed palms of the
previous year’s Palm Sunday — at Ash Wednesday services,
according  to  the  Center  for  Applied  Research  in  the
Apostolate at Georgetown University.

Parish priests say they get more people at church that day
than almost any other — excluding Christmas and Easter —
and  the  congregations  are  usually  much  bigger  than  for
Holy Thursday or Good Friday services.

“Virtually every parish that I’ve worked with will have more
people  come  to  Ash  Wednesday  than  almost  any  other
celebration,”  said Thomas  Humphries,  assistant  professor
of philosophy, theology and religion at St. Leo University in
St. Leo, Florida.

“We talk about Christmas and Easter as certainly being the
most sacred and most attended events during the year, but
Ash Wednesday is not even a day of obligation. In terms of
liturgical significance, it’s very minor, but people observe it
as overwhelmingly important,” he said in a Feb. 17 email to
Catholic News Service.
Humphries  said  part  of  the  Ash  Wednesday  draw  is  the
“genuine human recognition of the need to repent and the
need  to  be  reminded  of  our  own  mortality.  Having
someone put ashes on your head and remind you ‘we are
dust and to dust we shall return’ is an act of humility.”

He  also  said  the  day  —  which  is  the  start  of  Lent  in  the
Latin Church  —  reminds  people  that  they  are  not  always
who they should be and it is a chance to “stand together
with people and be reminded of our frailty and brokenness
and of our longing to do better.”

“This practice is particularly attractive to us today because
it  is  an  embodied  way  to  live  out  faith,  to  witness  to
Christian  identity  in  the  world,  ”  said  Timothy  O’Malley,
director  of  the  Notre  Dame  Center  for  Liturgy  at  the
University of Notre Dame, where he also is a professor of
New Testament and early Christianity.

He  said  that’s  the  only  way  to  explain  why  millions  of
people identify themselves “as mortal sinners for an entire
day.”

Jesuit Father Bruce Morrill, the Edward A. Malloy professor
of Catholic studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School
in  Nashville,  Tennessee,  thinks  the  appeal  of  Ash
Wednesday  is  partly  because  participants  receive  a
“marker of identity” as Catholics.

The  day  also  has  rich  symbolism,  he  said,  of  both  flawed
humanity and mortality. He pointed out that even though
a  large  percentage  of  Catholics  do  not  go  to  confession

they will attend this very penitential service because they
“get a sense of repentance and a kind of solidarity in it.”

“Clearly it touches on a deep sense of Catholic tradition in
a way few other symbols do,” he told CNS Feb. 17.

The  priest  said  the  use  of  ashes  goes  back  to  Old
Testament times when sackcloth and ashes were worn as
signs of penance. The church incorporated this practice in
the eighth century when those who committed grave sins
known to the public had to do public penitence, sprinkled
with  ashes.  But  by  the  Middle  Ages,  the  practice  of
penance and marking of ashes became something for the
whole church.

By Carol Zimmermann | Catholic News Service

ASH WEDNESDAY

DEVOTIONS FOR LENT

Holy Hour—Sundays of Lent

(and all day Fridays too)

Exposition & Benediction

4PM—5PM

Stations of the Cross—Fridays of Lent

After the 7PM Mass

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This Sunday’s Readings: Isaiah 49:14–15;

Psalm 62:2–3, 6–9; 1 Corinthians 4:1–5; Matthew

6:24–24

We are by nature prone to be anxious and troubled
about many things.

In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus confronts us with our most
common fears. We are anxious mostly about how we
will meet our material needs—for food and drink; for
clothing; for security for tomorrow.

Yet  in  seeking  security  and  comfort,  we  may
unwittingly be handing ourselves over to servitude to
“mammon,” Jesus  warns.  “Mammon”  is  an Aramaic
word that refers to money or possessions.

Jesus  is  not  condemning  wealth.  Nor  is  he  saying
that we shouldn’t work to earn our daily bread or to
make provisions for our future.

It  is  a  question  of  priorities  and  goals. What  are  we
living for? Where is God in our lives?

Jesus insists that we need only to have faith in God
and to trust in his Providence.

The readings this Sunday pose a challenge to us. Do
we really believe that God cares for us, that he alone
can provide for all our needs?

Do we believe that he loves us more than a mother
loves  the  infant  at  her  breast,  as  God  himself
promises  in  this  week’s  beautiful  First  Reading?  Do
we really trust that he is our rock and salvation, as we
sing in the Psalm?

Jesus  calls  us  to  an  intense  realism  about  our  lives.
For all our worrying, none of us change the span of
our days. None of us has anything that we have not
received as a gift from God (see 1 Cor. 4:7).

St. Paul reminds us in the Epistle that when the Lord
comes he will disclose the purposes of every heart.

We cannot serve both God and mammon. We must
choose one or the other. Our faith cannot be partial.
We  must  put  our  confidence  in  him  and  not  be
shaken by anxiety.

Let  us  resolve  today  to  seek  his  Kingdom  and  his
holiness  before  all  else—confident  that  we  are
beloved sons and daughters, and that our Father in
heaven will never forsake us.

“But Strive First For The Kingdom Of God And His

Righteousness And All These Things Will Be Given To You

As Well.”

The Lord

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Full Question
I'm homebound, want communion, need confession
first, what do I do?
Answer
You  can  simply  contact  your  local  parish.   You  can
make  an  appointment  for  the  priest  to  visit  you  for
confession and communion.   The priest may not be
able to come every week and may have deacons or
laity helping with weekly distribution of communion
to the homebound. However, you should be able to
set up a time for him to come to you for confession.

Full Question
I  go  to  a  protestant  school,  more  like  a  school  that
welcomes all Christians and not just protestants, and
I  participate  in  their  worship  services.  Can  I,  a
Catholic, receive the protestant communion?
Answer
No, the Church does not permit Catholics to receive
communion  in  Churches  not  in  union  with  the
Catholic Church (canon 844 §1).

There  are  rare  exceptions  that  can  be  made  for
Catholics  who  do  not  have  access  to  a  Catholic
church  or  minister  but  this  would  only  be  for
Churches that have a valid Eucharist (e.g. the Eastern
Orthodox  Churches).    The  Church  does  not  permit
intercommunion  under  any  circumstances  with
Christian faith communities that do not have a valid
Eucharist (canon 844 §2).

Simply  being  at  a  Protestant  liturgy  does  not  meet
the  standard  necessary  for  the  exception  to  the
prohibition of intercommunion.

Full Question
A friend asked me if he should receive Communion if
he was in doubt about whether he had committed a
mortal sin. I told him that he should not, but he did
anyway. He later went to confession and told me the
priest  said  he  did  the  right  thing  by  receiving  the
Eucharist,  even  when  in  doubt  as  to  whether  he
should.
Answer
Receiving Communion when in doubt as to whether
or  not  you  are  in  a  state  of  grace  is  not  the  same
thing  as  receiving  Communion  while  in  a  state  of
mortal sin. If you sincerely are in doubt as to whether
or  not  you  are  in  a  state  of  grace,  then  there  is  a

possibility  that  you  might  be  in  a  state  of  grace.  If
that is the case, then I cannot see any reason not to
receive  Communion,  so  long  as  the  person  goes  to
confession  at  the  next  reasonable  opportunity  to
confess  his  sins  and  discuss  his  doubts  with  the
confessor.  This  is  particularly  so  for  a  scrupulous
person  who  may  struggle  daily  with  certainty  over
whether or not he is in a state of grace.

QUESTION & ANSWER

YOUTH MINISTRY

Lift Jesus Higher 2017 Youth Rally

Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00am-5:30pm.

Lift Jesus Higher Rally (LJHR) is an annual event for

Youth and Adults that focuses on evangelizing

through uplifting music, testimonials, confessions,

reflections, Divine Mercy celebration and a Eucharistic

Procession.

The Lift Jesus Higher Youth Rally is being held

Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9am – 5:30pm at the

Metro Toronto Convention Centre for ages 13-18.

Please contact the youth minister, Carla, if you are

interested in attending the rally. We will organize

purchasing tickets and transportation in the next few

weeks.

Next Kids of the Cross Night:

Fri, March 10 from 6:00-8:00pm in the Parish hall.

Next God Squad Night:

Friday, March 17 from 7:00-9:00pm in the Parish hall.

“COME & SEE”

WEEKEND

March 17 to 19

At St Augustine’s Seminary

Inviting single Catholic men 17 years and

older, to cultivate a deeper prayer life and

relationship with Jesus Christ; leading to a

better discernment of God’s call for their

lives. Available time for prayer, reflection

and information on the process of

becoming one of Christ’s disciples as a

Catholic priest.

Contact Office of Vocations

@ 416-968-0997 or

vocations@archtoronto.org

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

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B a m b o o   T r a v e l   &   T o u r s  

Call Marivic

Flemingdon Park Plaza

747 Don Mills Rd., Suite 206A, Toronto, ON

Tel 416-422-0464

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N e w   C o n s e r v a t o r y   o f   M u s i c

 

 

Piano, Voice, Violin, Guitar and 20 other 

instruments and theory. 

Violins, Keyboards, and guitars

loaned to beginners. 

For free aptitude test call 

416-292-5959

4466 Sheppard Ave. East at Brimley 

Rd.

Dr. Evangeline M. Bernabe & 

Associates

Family, Cosmetics Dentistry & 

General Orthodontics  

25 Overlea Blvd. Unit 3, Toronto, 

On, M4H 1P9

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H e r i t a g e   F u n e r a l   C e n t r e

 

50 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, ON M4H 1B6

Jay Wilson

Managing Director

416-423-1000

C a t h o l i c   C e m e t e r i e s

Archdiocese of Toronto 

Mt Hope Cemetery 

305 Erskine Avenue, Toronto, ON M4P 1Z7

416-483-4944

www.catholic-cemeteries.com

P a u l   O ’ C o n n o r   Fu n e r a l   H o m e  

1939 Lawrence Avenue East

416-751-7890

Don Mills-Eglinton  

 

DENTAL CARE CLINIC

 

Dr. Maria Imelda C. Ang 

A COSMETIC & FAMILY DENTAL CENTRE 

29 Gervais Drive, Suite 101 

416-383-1889

        

North York, ON M3C 1Y9 

Free Chairside Teeth Whitening for every new patient exam 

& cleaning. Please call for details…

Your Fellow Parishioner

 

REAL ESTATE & MORTGAGE AGENT

Buying or Selling Your Home? Looking for a  

Mortgage? Refinance? Home Equity LOC? 

Or a 2nd Mortgage?
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• Earn up $1,000 on referrals.
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New Star Realty,                  Mortgage Agent
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Eric Robert 

647-828-4702

   Sales Representative

Flemingdon Park Dental Care 

747 Don Mills Road #35 

Inside Flemingdon Plaza 

New Patients are welcome

 

416-429-0783

ADORATION OF OUR LORD IN THE

BLESSED SACRAMENT

Takes place in the Adoration Chapel

Every  Friday:  9AM  to  6PM,  concludes  with
e v e n i n g

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.

P r a y  f o r

others,  the

Church,  your

f a m i l y ,

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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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.