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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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

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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  al   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.

Catholic Cemeteries

Head Office:  416-733-8544

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_i iparish@outlook.com. Website: http://saintjohnxxi iparish.ca/

LIVING THE GOSPEL BY

PROVIDING FOR

THOSE IN NEED

“One of the core components of

our Pastoral Plan is Catholic

Outreach in Justice and Love.

As a Catholic community we are

cal ed to be the hands and face of

Jesus in our communities.

ShareLife is a concrete way we

can put the Gospel value to ‘love

one another as I have loved you’

into action. I invite al  parishioners

to support the mission work of

the Church by making a sacrificial

gift to ShareLife.”

—Thomas Cardinal Col ins, Archbishop of Toronto.

Today is ShareLife Sunday.

Thank you for your

generosity.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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

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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 

Part One—The Profession of Faith

I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT

143. What is the relationship between the Spirit

and Christ Jesus in his earthly mission?

Beginning with his Incarnation, the Son of God was
consecrated  in  his  humanity  as  the  Messiah  by
means of the anointing of the Spirit. He revealed the
Spirit in his teaching, fulfil ed the promises made to
the Fathers, and bestowed him upon the Church at
its birth when he breathed on the apostles after the
Resurrection.

144. What happened at Pentecost?

Fifty  days  after  the  Resurrection  at  Pentecost  the
glorified  Jesus  Christ  poured  out  the  Spirit  in
abundance  and  revealed  him  as  a  divine  Person  so
that the Holy Trinity was ful y manifest. The mission
of Christ and of the Spirit became the mission of the
Church  which  is  sent  to  proclaim  and  spread  the
mystery of the communion of the Holy Trinity.

“We have seen the true Light, we have
received  the  heavenly  Spirit,  we  have
found  the  true  faith:  we  adore  the
indivisible  Trinity,  who  has  saved
us.”  (Byzantine  Liturgy,  Troparion  of  Vespers  of
Pentecost)

145. What does the Spirit do in the Church?

The  Spirit  builds,  animates  and  sanctifies  the
Church.  As  the  Spirit  of  Love,  he  restores  to  the
baptized the divine likeness that was lost through sin
and causes them to live in Christ the very life of the
Holy Trinity. He sends them forth to bear witness to
the Truth  of  Christ  and  he  organizes  them  in  their
respective functions so that al  might bear “the fruit
of the Spirit” (Galatians 5:22).

146. How do Christ and his Spirit act in the hearts

of the faithful?

Christ communicates his Spirit and the grace of God
through  the  sacraments  to  al   the  members  of  the
Church,  who  thus  bear  the  fruits  of  the  new  life  of
the  Spirit.  The  Holy  Spirit  is  also  the  Master  of
prayer.

CONFIRMATION:

UPCOMING

Session 7

Wednesday, April 25, 7:30PM

Confirmation Rehearsal

Friday, May 4, 7:30PM-8:15PM

(no sponsors)

Retreat

Saturday, May 5:

9:30AM—12:30PM

Mass of Holy Confirmation

Saturday, May 5:

5:15PM

Please be in the Hall with

Sponsors by 4:30PM for gown

and instructions.

2018 World Day of Prayer for

Vocations

Today the Church throughout the world

prays for vocations. Will you make a

special effort to ask the Lord for more

vocations to the priesthood and religious

life?

•Pray for the priests who have ministered
to you throughout your life, both living and
dead.
•Keep  our  parish  priests  in  your  prayers
throughout the week.

•Encourage  your  children,  grandchildren,
or  other  young  people  to  consider  a
vocation as a priest or religious brother or
sister.
•Pray  a  rosary  for  more  young  men  and
women in our diocese to respond to God’s
cal .

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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CHILDREN’S CHOIR: GRD 1--GRD 8.

Sing 1st & 4th Sun @ 5:30PM Mass

CHALICE CHILDREN’S COLLECTION

Total for 2017/18 achieved! $2157.95

MASS INTENTIONS

Mon, April 23, 7PM:

+Sebastien Miranda

Tues April 24, 9AM:
    

+Jamie Tolentino

Wed April 25, 7PM:
       

+Joseph Attar

Thurs April 26, 9AM
       

43rd Wdd Anv: Rene & MaryAnn

Fri April 27, 7PM
       

Thnksgv of Blck Nazarene Devotees

Sat April 28, 9AM 
             B-day Thanksgiving by E. Gabriel

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Saturday, April 28
5:15PM: +Carmela & Antonio Scarano
Sunday, April 29
9AM: Thanksgiving for Glen
12:15PM:+PabloEmiliano &Florentina Agnon
5:30PM: The Parishioners

VOCATIONS

This is World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

The world needs leaders with courage and integrity. The

Church needs good leaders as wel , leaders who wil 

unselfishly care for the needs of God’s people and

minister to them. If you feel God is cal ing you to

priesthood, religious life or deaconate, cal  Fr. Chris

Lemieux, Vocation Director: 416-968-0997

vocations@archtoronto.org

www.vocationstoronto.ca

VIGIL CANDLES

Saturday, April 28—Friday, May 4

Sanctuary Tabernacle:

Chapel Tabernacle:

COFFEE SUNDAY: Last Sun of the Month

9AM Mass & 12:15PM Mass: Thank you Volunteers for

your generosity.

INTERCESSORY PRAYER GROUP

Need Prayer Help?

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

name and intention wil  be shared.

COMMUNION FOR THE SICK

& SHUT-INS

Call parish office and let us know—416-429-4000

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

Last Sunday’s Offering—$1796.70.

To break even weekly—$3,000 needed.

SENIOR’S GROUP

Meets after 9AM Mass on the 2nd & 4th Thurs of

Month—Next Meeting IS THURSDAY, April 26

NEW HYMN BOOKS

Cost: $21

To date the price of 130 books have been donated: $2,770.

THANKS. To Donate: Please call Hayde at the office:

416-429-4000.

DEVOTIONS FOR EASTER

Holy Hour with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Sundays Of Easter: 4—5Pm

YOU CAN DONATE

Ambries

An Ambry is a glass container in which the Sacred Oils are

kept. We have purchased the three glass containers for

the Oil of the Infirm, Oil of Sacred Chrism, and Oil of

Salvation. Cost was $237.00.

An Ambry is also a container in which the three glass

containers are stored. Oak Ambry cost is $3,507.46; To

date—9 Donations:

$997.

COME & SEE DISCERNMENT WEEKEND WITH

THE SALESIAN SISTERS

APRIL 27

6:00 pm—300: Montreal Rd., Cornwal 

This is a unique opportunity for young women, ages 18 to
32, to come and see Salesian consecrated life up close and
personal.  The  weekend  promises  to  be  prayerful,
interactive, inspiring and supporting the desire to discern
freely  with  God  and  with  a  Salesian  community
consecrated  to  youth  in  the  style  of  St.  John
Bosco. Transport available. Sr. Cora Beboso 514-664-6488

www.salesiansisterscanada.com.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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

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SMILE

When Will It End—Winter?

Breaking! No summer this year, we’re

going straight into Christmas.

I like these cold, grey winter days.

Days like these let me savour a bad

mood.

I’m tired o f winter, I want to fast-

forward to summer so I can complain

about how hot it is.

Dear Mother Nature, please cut back

on your medications, have a glass of

wine, and start thinking warm happy

thoughts!

PRAY FOR THE APRIL MISSION INTENTION


Universal – For those who have Responsibility in

Economic Matters.

That economists may have the courage to reject any

economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.

FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

OVERNIGHT VIGIL—ADORATION CHAPEL

Next First Friday: May 4

Vigil Begins Fri 7:30PM and ends Sat 7:30AM

Contact: Elaine Shaver—647-713-1198

OPENING THE WORD

THROUGH EASTER

Every Saturday: 10:30AM—Noon

Come and Reflect on Sacred Scripture’s Teaching for the

Sundays of EASTER Facilitated By Carla Marcoccia, our

youth minister.

Welcome to Opening the Word, a program offering

prayer and insights for the Sunday Readings. Featuring a
variety of experienced presenters including Dr. Tim Gray,

Jules Miles, Dr. Scott and Annie Powel , Dr. Edward Sri,

and Dr. Ben Akers

MARCH FOR LIFE

Thursday May 10—Day trip: Parliament Hill, Ottawa

Rally: 12:30PM / March: 1:30PM

We have booked 2 Coaches of 56 seats.

Mass for Life @ 6AM; depart from StJXXIII at 6:30AM;

depart Ottawa immediately after the March— 3PM.

Washroom/coffee break at service centre going to

Ottawa; dinner break on the way back at service centre.

Price: $10. Sign-up sheet in foyer

DAY OF PRAYER FOR

VOCATIONS

Prayer changes things.

Cardinal Col ins has designated May 4

as our day of prayer for vocations in

the archdiocese. Amidst your

busy day, please join us in prayer as

we ask the Lord for vocations to the

Priesthood and Religious Life.

PRAYER VIGIL FOR

SEMINARIANS

BEING ORDAINED

Friday May 11—6pm-Midnight      

St. Augustine's Seminary, 2661

Kingston Rd, M1M 1M3

Parishioners are welcome to visit the

Seminary on this date between 6PM

& Midnight to pray for those to be

Ordained to the Priesthood the

following day.

BUNDLE SUNDAY

Saturday/Sunday—May 4/5

St  Vincent  d’Paul  will  be  collecting  gently  used
clothing,  shoes,  linens  and  household  goods  to
support our neighbours in need and our residential
programs.  Please  bring  your  donations  and  help
others in your community.

The truck wil  be open al  day Saturday and Sunday.

What an opportunity! Clean out your closets and

drawers.
PLEASE

No construction materials, no books, no furniture,

no dishes, no video/audio cassettes.

THANKS

To Fernando & Christina Soriano

 They  have  been  fixing-up  our
kneelers,  stabilizing  the  pews,  re-
attaching  the  pew  shelves,  and
attaching they new Ambry to its wal 
placement.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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

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SAINT OF THE WEEK

Optional  Memorial:  Our  Lady  of  Good  Counsel,
Patroness of the Catholic Women’s League—Thursday
26
:  Devotion  to  the  Mother  of  Good  Counsel  is
associated  with  the  story  of  a  miraculous  icon. The
sacred  image  is

found  in  a  church

in  Genazzano,

Italy.  The  church

dedicated to the

Mother  of  Good

C o u n s e l  w a s

built  there  in  the

fourth  century.

In  1467  all  the

r e s i d e n t s  o f

Genazzano heard

a  b e a u t i f u l

melody  coming

from  heaven. As

they  looked  up,

they  saw  a  white,

shining  cloud  that

descended  on  the  church  of  the  Mother  of  Good
Counsel.  The  cloud  gradual y  vanished,  revealing  a
beautiful  painting  of Our  Lady  tenderly  holding  her
Divine Son in her arms. Immediately, Mary began to
cure the sick and grant countless graces.

The  news  spread  throughout  the  country.  Two
Albanians from Scutari appeared in the town with a
curious  tale. They  had  fled  from  their  homeland  to
escape  the  invading Turks.  Before  fleeing,  they  had
stopped in the church and had seen how the icon of
Our  Lady,  wrapped  in  a  white  cloud,  lifted  off  the
wal   on  which  it  had  hung  for  two  centuries.  They
fol owed the picture until they could see the towers
of  Rome,  when  it  suddenly  disappeared.  The
mysterious  icon  of  Genezzano  was  identical  to  the
one in the church in Scutari.

The amazing news reached Rome. Pope Paul II sent
two  bishops  to  investigate  the  story.  The  prelates
reported  that  171  miracles  were  recorded  in  the
months fol owing the icon’s appearance. The pope’s
commission  also  found  that  there  was  an  empty
space on the church wal  at Scutari. An icon that had
been  venerated  there  for  centuries  was,  indeed,
missing.

The image was painted on a sheet of plaster so thin
that  it  would  have  been  impossible  for  any  human
hand  to  remove  it  without  damage.  It  had  survived
the  subsequent  centuries  through  the  tumult  of
several  earthquakes  and  withstood  the  bombing
during World War  II.  Several  altars  were  destroyed,
wal s  caved  in,  and  the  roof  was  crushed. The  icon,
only yards away from the explosion, remained intact.

In  1753,  Pope  Benedict  XIV  established  the  Pious
Union  of  Our  Lady  of  Good  Counsel  to  promote
devotion to Mary under this title. Pope Leo XIII added
the  title  Mother  of  Good  Counsel  to  the  Litany  of
Lorreto. Pope Pius XII dedicated his term of office to
Our  Lady  of  Good  Counsel.  And  Pope  John  XXIII
visited  her  shrine  to  pray  for  the  success  of  the
Second Vatican Council.

The  icon  at  Genazzano  is  about  a  foot  wide  and
eighteen inches high. It depicts a mother figure that
is  half  turned  toward  her  son  and  half  toward  the
viewer, reflecting Mary’s concern for both Jesus and
his Church. If Our Blessed Mother is wil ing to ask her
Son to work miracles to let us know of her motherly
concern,  Our  Lady  of  Good  Counsel  is  certainly
wil ing  to  speak  words  of  advice  and  instruction  to
help us over the hurdles of our daily lives.

Our Lady of Good Counsel, pray for us!

TOTUS TUUS

Dear Parents: We Have Four (4) Young

Missionaries Coming To Our Parish This

Summer For One Week: Sun, July 8—Sat,

July 14.

(Registration Fee: $10 per Student)

The Day program commences on Mon to Sat

of this week from 8:45AM to 2:30PM daily

During  the  week,  the  children  entering
grades  1  through  6  in  the  upcoming  fal 
school year participate in 4 classes each day,
attend daily Mass, learn the Mass parts and
liturgical  songs,  participate  in  games,
icebreakers,  skits,  songs,  recess,  and
prayer.  The  grade  school  curriculum  helps
children  to  learn  and  be  reinforced  in
important principles of their Catholic faith.

The evening program commences at

6:45PM to 9PM daily: Sunday to Friday of

this week.

Totus  Tuus  offers  evening  instruction  for
junior  and  senior  high  school  youth  (grades
7-12) during the week in the evenings: 7pm—
9pm. We have found that energetic, faithful,
col ege-aged teachers can effectively impact
junior  and  senior  high  school  youth.  The
team teaches in such a way as to continually
offer  a  dialogue  by  which  participants  feel
respected in their most basic dignity.

Sign-Up Sheet in Foyer

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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This Sunday’s Readings: Acts 4:8–12; Ps 118:1, 8–9,
21–23, 26, 29; 1 Jn 3:1–2; Jn 10:11–18

Jesus,  in  today’s  Gospel,  says  that  He  is  the  good
shepherd the prophets had promised to Israel.

He is the shepherd-prince, the new David—who frees
people  from  bondage  to  sin  and  gathers  them  into
one flock, the Church, under a new covenant, made
in His blood (see Ezekiel 34:10–13, 23–31).

His  flock  includes  other  sheep,  He  says,  far  more
than the dispersed children of Israel (Isaiah 56:8; John 11:52).
And He gave His Church the mission of shepherding
all peoples to the Father.

In  today’s  First  Reading,  we  see  the  beginnings  of
that  mission  in  the  testimony  of  Peter,  whom  the
Lord appointed shepherd of His Church (see John 21:15–17).

Peter  tel s  Israel’s  leaders  that  the  Psalm  we  sing
today is a prophecy of their rejection and crucifixion
of  Christ.  He  tel s  the  “builders”  of  Israel’s  temple,

that  God  has  made  the  stone  they  rejected  the
cornerstone of a new spiritual temple, the Church (see
Mark 12:10–13; 1 Peter 2:4–7).

Through  the  ministry  of  the  Church,  the  shepherd
still speaks (see Luke 10:16 ),and forgives sins (see John 20:23),
and makes His body and blood present, that al  may
know Him in the breaking of the bread (see Luke 24:35). It
is  a  mission  that  wil   continue  until  al   the  world  is
one flock under the one shepherd.

In laying down His life and taking it up again, Jesus
made  it  possible  for  us  to  know God  as  He  did—as
sons and daughters of the Father who loves us. As we
hear in today’s Epistle, He cal s us His children, as He
cal ed Israel His son when He led them out of Egypt
and made His covenant with them (Ex 4:22–23; Revn 21:7).

Today, let us listen for His voice as He speaks to us in
the  Scriptures,  and  vow  again  to  be  more  faithful
fol owers. And let us give thanks for the blessings He
bestows from His altar.

“I Am The Good Shepherd”

Jesus

Scott Hahn

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       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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CATHOLIC ANSWERS

www.catholic.com

CAN I ATTEND A WEEKDAY INSTEAD OF

SUNDAY MASS?

Question
Can  going  to  Mass  on  a  weekday  substitute  for  Sunday
Mass?
Answer
No.  Our  obligation  is  to  attend  Mass  on  Sundays  (or
Saturday  evening).  If  someone  is  unable  to  fulfil   his
Sunday  obligation  for  valid  reasons  (work),  then  his/her
obligation  to  attend  is  simply  cancel ed  (in  this  case,  try
and attend weekday mass).

If someone has missed Mass due to laziness or some other
il egitimate reason, then he cannot make up for missing his
Sunday obligation by attending a weekday Mass.

WHAT IS THE WILL OF GOD FOR US?

Question
What is the wil  of God for us?
Answer
"This is the wil  of God: your sanctification." This is what the
apostle tel s us. Further, "It is the wil  of God that al  should
be  saved  and  come  to  the  knowledge  of  the  truth."  So,
apart from everything else that God may wil  for individual
lives, he wil s that al  things "work together for the good of
those  who  love  God  and  are  cal ed  according  to  his
promise.”

So, in any instance, we can know at least that God's wil  is
that course of action that wil  lead us to greater holiness.
Sometimes it may be hard to tel  what that course of action
might be, but in any case, if we desire union with God and
holiness  above  all  else,  then  we  will  accomplish  his  will,
even  with  our  failings  and  mistakes.  Loving  God  and  our
neighbor is always the way to fulfil  God's wil !

MAY CATHOLICS BUY DESIGNER CLOTHING?

Question
May Catholics buy designer clothing?
Answer
Of  course.  All  clothes  have  a  designer.  Some  are
anonymous, others are famous. This being said, it is always
good to make sure that if we are purchasing luxury items
for  ourselves  or  others,  we  do  not  forget  to  purchase
blessings for ourselves by being proportionately generous
to  the  poor  and  those  in  grave  need,  who  often  walk  the
streets of our cities with no place to live. Some designers
are actual y involved in works of charity themselves, and so
you might find out which ones and patronize them if their
products match your tastes.

YOUTH MINISTRY

Next God Squad Night: Easter Bible Study Series  

Friday, April 27 from 6:00 - 8:00pm in the Parish hal .

Next Kids of the Cross Night: Easter Bible Study Series  

Friday, May 4 from 6:00 - 8:00pm in the Parish hal .

CATHOLIC REGISTER PILGRIMAGE TO ROME

May 18

Join The Catholic Register to celebrate the newspaper's

125th anniversary with a 10-day pilgrimage to Rome,

Assisi and Florence. We wil  explore the spirituality of

Pope Francis and St. Francis of Assisi. Highlights include

Pentecost Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at which the

Pope is expected to preside, attendance at the Pope's

weekly audience in St. Peter's Square, a tour of the

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel, two days in Assisi

and two days in Florence. Cost: $3,595 + $600 airport

taxes and fuel charge. The Catholic

Register: 416-934-3405 pilgrimage@catholicregister.org

www.catholicregister.org

YOUNG ADULT MISSION TRIP TO

YELLOWKNIFE AND FORT PROVIDENCE

July 16—23, 2018, Cost: $1,300:

Includes transportation, meals and accommodation.

Information night: Monday, April 23rd, 2018, @ 7PM

Office of Catholic Youth, 54 Hoskin Ave, Toronto M4T 1W2

Registration Ends & Deposit is due (50% of the cost):

Friday, May 25, 2018

Young Adults (19-39) are invited to join us. Travel to

Yel owknife and Fort Providence to serve the community.

Learn about our missions in Canada and Indigenous

culture.

To enter ful y into the missionary experience, simple

accommodations wil  be arranged, which may include a

few nights of roughing it.

www.ocytoronto.org/mission

THE AWAKENING OF A GIANT

Movie Life of Saint Veronica Giuliani

Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 7 & 9 p.m.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 1, 6 & 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 13, 2018 @ 2:30, 4:30 & 6:30 p.m.

York Cinema—115 York Blvd, Richmond Hil 

St.  Veronica's  body  remains  incorruptible.  She  was
considered by Pope Leo XIII to be most ful  of grace after
Our  Lady.  Our  Lady  herself  referred  to  St.  Veronica  as
"heart of my heart" and "my favourite daughter." Tickets
bought on-site. sainteveronica@sawtelrab.org

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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New Patients are welcome 

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ADORATION OF OUR LORD IN THE

BLESSED SACRAMENT

Takes place in the Adoration Chapel

Every Friday: 9AM to 6PM, concludes with evening
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Benediction  at

5:40PM.  Come

f o r  a  f e w

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Lord.  Pray  for

o t h e r s ,  t h e

C h u r c h ,  y o u r

family, yourself.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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FERTILITYCARE TORONTO

Catholic Women’s Fertility Health

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 fol ow your faith but don’t know a

reliable, scientific family planning method?

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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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FORMED

The Catholic Faith On Demand—Free To You

Movies,  documentaries, apologetics, youth, faith

formation, Bible studies, current topics, youth; talks,

audio dramas, audio books. Spanish too. Go to

formed.org”; input our parish access code: MRFX27;

fil  out your profile and password.

LENT IS HERE!!!

When Is Ash Wednesday?—February 14

What is Ash Wednesday?

This day marks the beginning of Lent. We

attend Mass on this day and receive the

Ashes on the forehead as a sign of sorrow

for sin and as sign of our intention to

become more faithful.

What is Lent?

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 an increase 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.

The Fast on Ash Wednesday and Good

Friday.

The fast on Ash Wed and Good Friday

involves eating only one ful  meal. One or
two smal er meals may be taken on those
days, but may not total one full meal.  No

eating between meals.

Abstinence on Ash Wednesday and Good

Friday

Abstinence on these days from meat can

include eggs or dairy products.

Age Requirements

"Al  Catholics at 15 are bound by the law of
abstinence; al  adults are bound by the law

of fast up to the beginning of their 60

year.

Fridays of the Year

It is a requirement of our Faith that we

abstain from meat on al  the Fridays of the
year (except Feasts) in commemoration of

our Saviour’s death.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

       4th Sunday of Easter: The Good Shepherd       April 22 , 2018 

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

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