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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 helping

young families succeed

Camila was attending programs at

Rose of Sharon Services for Young

Mothers when she and her

daughter were kicked out of the

family home. As counsel ors helped

her search for an affordable

apartment, she became pregnant a

second time. Despite these

chal enges, Camila attended every

program available to her at Rose of

Sharon. At the end of the year, she
walked out a stronger woman with
a plan to achieve the life she wants
for herself and her daughters. Last
year, at ShareLife-funded agencies

that assist young mothers, over

1,000 clients like Camila received

support for their new families.

Today is ShareLife Sunday.

Thank you for your generosity.

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                   THE MOST HOLY TRINITY                  May 27 , 2018 

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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 

Part One—The Profession of Faith

“I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH”

The Church in the Plan of God

THE CHURCH IS ONE, HOLY, CATHOLIC, AND

APOSTOLIC

174. Why is the Church apostolic?

The Church is apostolic in her origin because she has been
built  on  “the  foundation  of  the  Apostles”  (Eps2:20).  She  is
apostolic in her teaching which is the same as that of the
Apostles.  She  is  apostolic  by  reason  of  her  structure
insofar as she is taught, sanctified, and guided until Christ
returns by the Apostles through their successors who are
the bishops in communion with the successor of Peter.

175. In what does the mission of the Apostles consist?

The Word  “Apostle”  means  “one  who  is  sent”.  Jesus,  the
One  sent  by  the  Father,  cal ed  to  himself  twelve  of  his
disciples  and  appointed  them  as  his  Apostles,  making
them  the  chosen  witnesses  of  his  Resurrection  and  the
foundation of his Church. He gave them the command to
continue his own mission saying, “As the Father has sent
me, so I also send you” (Jn20:21); and he promised to remain
with them until the end of the world.

176. What is apostolic succession?

Apostolic succession is the transmission by means of the
sacrament of Holy Orders of the mission and power of the
Apostles  to  their  successors,  the  bishops. Thanks  to  this
transmission  the  Church  remains  in  communion  of  faith
and  life  with  her  origin,  while  through  the  centuries  she
carries on her apostolate for the spread of the Kingdom of
Christ on earth.

The Faithful: hierarchy, laity, consecrated life

177. Who are the faithful?

The  Christian  faithful  are  those  who,  inasmuch  as  they
have  been  incorporated  in  Christ  through  Baptism,  have
been  constituted  as  the  people  of  God;  for  this  reason,
since  they  have  become  sharers  in  Christ’s  priestly,
prophetic  and  royal  office  in  their  own  manner,  they  are
cal ed to exercise the mission which God has entrusted to
the  Church. There  exists  a  true  equality  among  them  in
their dignity as children of God.

178. How are the people of God formed?

Among the faithful by divine institution there exist sacred
ministers who have received the sacrament of Holy Orders
and  who  form  the  hierarchy  of  the  Church.  The  other
members  of  the  Church  are  cal ed  the  laity.  In  both  the
hierarchy and the laity there are certain of the faithful who
are  consecrated  in  a  special  manner  to  God  by  the
profession of the evangelical counsels: chastity or celibacy,
poverty, and obedience.

179. Why did Christ institute an ecclesiastical hierarchy?

Christ  instituted  an  ecclesiastical  hierarchy  with  the
mission of feeding the people of God in his name and for

this purpose gave it authority. The hierarchy is formed of
sacred ministers,; bishops, priests, and deacons. Thanks to
the  sacrament  of  Orders,  bishops  and  priests  act  in  the
exercise of their ministry in the name and person of Christ
the  Head.  Deacons  minister  to  the  people  of God  in  the
diakonia (service) of word, liturgy, and charity.

182. What is the mission of the Pope?

The  Pope,  Bishop  of  Rome  and  the  Successor  of  Saint
Peter,  is  the  perpetual,  visible  source  and  foundation  of
the unity of the Church. He is the vicar of Christ, the head
of  the  Col ege  of  bishops  and  pastor  of  the  universal
Church  over  which  he  has  by  divine  institution  ful ,
supreme, immediate, and universal power.

185. When is the infallibility of the Magisterium

exercised?

Infal ibility is exercised when the Roman Pontiff, in virtue
of his office as the Supreme Pastor of the Church, or the
College of Bishops, in union with the Pope especial y when
joined  together  in  an  Ecumenical  Council,  proclaim  by  a
definitive  act  a  doctrine  pertaining  to  faith  or  morals.
Infal ibility is also exercised when the Pope and Bishops in
their ordinary Magisterium are in agreement in proposing
a  doctrine  as  definitive.  Every  one  of  the  faithful  must
adhere to such teaching with the obedience of faith.

188. What is the vocation of the lay faithful?

The  lay  faithful  have  as  their  own  vocation  to  seek  the
Kingdom  of  God  by  il uminating  and  ordering  temporal
affairs according to the plan of God. They carry out in this
way their cal  to holiness and to the apostolate, a cal  given
to all the baptized.

192. What is the consecrated life?

The  consecrated  life  is  a  state  of  life  recognized  by  the
Church. It is a free response to a special cal  from Christ by
which  those  consecrated  give  themselves  completely  to
God and strive for the perfection of charity moved by the
Holy  Spirit.  This  consecration  is  characterized  by  the
practice of the evangelical counsels.

SILENT RETREAT FOR MEN & WOMEN

AT MANRESA PICKERING

June 1 @ 7:00 pm: Manresa Jesuit Spiritual

Renewal Centre, 2325 Liverpool Rd., Pickering

A silent retreat in the Jesuit tradition. Fr. Michael
Knox,  SJ,  Director,  Martyrs’  Shrine  in  Midland,
wil  facilitate the retreat, “Praying with St. John
de  Brebeuf: A  model  of  Christian Virtue  for  the
Catholic  in  Canada.”  Cost:  offering  of  $185  per
person.  Includes  accommodation,  meals,
program and spiritual direction. T: 905-839-2864
pickmanresa@rogers.com  www.manresa-
ca
nada.ca

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CHALICE CHILDREN’S COLLECTION

Total for 2017/18 achieved! $2157.95

2018, May payment $2220

MASS INTENTIONS

Mon, May 28, 7PM:

+Rebecca & Rudolfo Donado

Tues May 29, 9AM:
    

Healing of Chandra Ramnath

Wed May 30, 7PM:
       

Healing of Johann Yance

Thurs May 31, 9AM
       

Lita Lal & Family Intention

Fri June 1, 7PM
       

+EspeciosaLobo&Eulalia Nazareth

Sat June 2, 9AM 
             +Raymond Kwok

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Saturday, June 2
5:15PM: +Evangelina DeLaCruz & 

  +Leocila Inespascua

Sunday, June 3
9AM: +Deceased: Erestain Family
12:15PM: +Ewald Albert
5:30PM: The Parishioners 

VOCATIONS

God the Father, Creator; God the Son, Redeemer; God

the Holy Spirit, Sanctifier. When we go out to "make

disciples of all nations", we have a lot to tell!

God is present everywhere. Would you be wil ing to

proclaim the truth of God’s love and presence in your

life as a priest, religious or deacon? If so, cal  Fr. Chris

Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto

416-968-0997

vocations@archtoronto.org

www.vocationstoronto.ca

VIGIL CANDLES

Sat, May 26—Friday, June 1

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—$3048.75

To break even weekly—$3,000 needed.

SENIOR’S GROUP

Meets after 9AM Mass

On the 2nd & 4th Thurs of Month

NEW HYMN BOOKS

Cost: $21

Total Cost: $6,000. To date—$3516 for 165 books—

THANKS.

To Donate: Please call Hayde at the office: 416-429-4000.

YOU CAN DONATE

Ambries

Cost was $3744. To date—Donations:

$2197 from 11

persons.

Thanks to the CWL for donation of $500

CHILDREN’S CHOIR: GRD 1--GRD 6.

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

YOUTH CHOIR: Grd 7 & Up

Sing 3rd Sunday @ 5:30PM

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SMILE

Pope St John XXIII’s Humour

On the occasion of the rise in salaries at the Vatican, a

cardinal complained that an usher would be earning as

much as the cardinal, the Holy Father quipped: “That usher

has 10 children; I hope the cardinal doesn’t.”

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While visiting a hospital, the Holy Father asked a little boy

what he wanted to be when he grew up. The boy replied

“either a policeman or a pope.” Not missing a beat the Holy

Father gave him some advice saying, “I would go in for the

police if I were you. Anyone can become pope, look at me!”

___

During a visit to Holy Spirit Hospital in Rome, the Holy

Father was met by the Mother Superior who met him

saying, “Holy Father, I’m the mother superior of the Holy

Spirit.” To which the Holy Father replied: “Lucky you! What a

job! I’m just the ‘servant of the servants of God’”.

___

In the 1940s, when John was stil  an archbishop and the

papal nuncio, or ambassador, in Paris, he was at an elegant

dinner party, seated across from a woman wearing a low-cut

dress that exposed a good deal of cleavage. Someone

turned to him and said, “Your Eminence, what a scandal!

Aren’t you embarrassed that everyone is looking at that

woman?” And he said, “Oh no, everyone is looking at me, to

see if I’m looking at her.”

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; fill

out your profile and password.

Watch:MIRACLE OF ST THERESE

This is the acclaimed dramatic feature film made in

France in 1960 that tel s the story of St. Therese of Lisieux

from childhood to her death as a Carmelite nun at age 24.

Film critics have cal ed it “an excel ent, reverent biopic”
on St. Therese that accurately portrays the saint’s story

and her unique spirituality in a very appealing

performance by French actress France Descaut. The

movie offers numerous glimpses into Therese’s “little

way” of spiritual childhood, which was her particular

charism that helped make her a Doctor of the Church,

including situations of conflict between Therese and her

mother prioress regarding her conviction of striving for

perfection with confidence and trust in the mercy and

love of God. Beautiful y filmed in black and white, with

fine performances by the whole cast, this film is an

unsung cinematic gem that captures the spirit and life of

the beloved St. Therese.

“Blending historical drama with elements of

documentary, Miracle of Saint Thérèse effectively brings

the saint’s story and spirituality to life... Beautiful y shot

in black and white, the film makes excellent use of

convincing locations, sets and costumes, and is

persuasively mounted throughout.”

— Steven Greydanus, National Catholic Register

Run Time: 1 hr. 32 mins.

(see above on how to access)

PRAY FOR THE MAY MISSION INTENTION


Mary, Guide of Missionaries

That Mary, Queen of the World and Star of Evangelization,

may accompany al  missionaries in proclaiming her Son

Jesus.

FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

OVERNIGHT VIGIL—ADORATION CHAPEL

Next First Friday: JUNE 1

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

Contact: Elaine Shaver—647-713-1198

ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA NOVENA SCHEDULE

Mon, June 11 @ 6.45PM                

Tues 12 @ 8:45AM

Wed 13 @ 6:45PM

Thurs 14 @ 8:45AM

Fri 15 @ 6:45PM

Sat 16 @ 8:45AM

Sunday 17 @ 10AM (In Adoration Chapel)          

Mon 18 @ 6.45PM

Tues 19 @ 8:45AM

St. Anthony’s Feast Day Mass is Wednesday, June 20 @ 7PM

fol owed by the blessing and distribution of bread.

Al  are most welcome to attend a reception in honour of St.

Anthony in the foyer.  Refreshments and coffee wil  be

served.  See you there!!!

SACRED HEART NOVENA SCHEDULE

Wed, May 30 @ 6:45PM

Thurs 31 @ 8:45AM

Fri, June 1 @ 6:45PM

Sat 2 @ 8:45AM

Sunday 3 @ 10AM in Adoration Chapel

Mon 4 @ 6:45PM

Tues 5 @ 8:45AM

Wed 6 @ 6:45AM

Thurs 7 @ 8:45AM

Feast Day Mass is Friday, June 8 @ 7PM

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SAINT OF THE WEEK

Feast:  The  Visitation  of  the  Blessed  Virgin  Mary
Thursday, May 31
: This is a fairly late feast, going back only
to  the  13th  or  14th  century.  It  was  established  widely
throughout the Church to pray for unity. The present date
of  celebration  was  set  in  1969,  in  order  to  fol ow  the
Annunciation of the Lord and precede the Nativity of Saint
John the Baptist.

Like most feasts of Mary, it is closely connected with Jesus
and  his  saving  work.  The  more  visible  actors  in  the
visitation drama (see Luke 1:39-45) are Mary and Elizabeth.
However,  Jesus  and  John  the  Baptist  steal  the  scene  in  a
hidden  way.  Jesus  makes  John  leap  with  joy—the  joy  of
messianic  salvation.  Elizabeth,  in  turn,  is  fil ed  with  the
Holy Spirit and addresses words of praise to Mary—words
that echo down through the ages.

It  is  helpful  to  recal   that  we  do  not  have  a  journalist’s
account  of  this  meeting.  Rather  Luke,  speaking  for  the
Church,  gives  a  prayerful  poet’s  rendition  of  the  scene.
Elizabeth’s praise of Mary as “the mother of my Lord” can
be  viewed  as  the  earliest  Church’s  devotion  to  Mary.  As
with  al   authentic  devotion  to  Mary,  Elizabeth’s  (the
Church’s) words first praise God for what God has done to
Mary.  Only  secondly  does  she  praise  Mary  for  trusting
God’s words.

Then  comes  the  Magnificat  (Luke  1:46-55).  Here,  Mary
herself—like the Church—traces al  her greatness to God.

Reflection: One of the invocations in Mary’s litany is “Ark of
the Covenant.” Like the Ark of the Covenant of old, Mary
brings  God’s  presence  into  the  lives  of  other  people.  As
David danced before the Ark, John the Baptist leaps for joy.
As the Ark helped to unite the 12 tribes of Israel by being
placed in David’s capital, so Mary has the power to unite al 
Christians in her son. At times, devotion to Mary may have
occasioned  some  divisiveness,  but  we  can  hope  that
authentic devotion wil  lead al  to Christ and therefore, to
one another.

Memorial: St Justin, Martyr—Friday, June 1: ST. JUSTIN was
born of heathen parents at Neapolis in Samaria, about the
year  103.  He  was  wel   educated,  and  gave  himself  to  the
study  of  philosophy,  but  always  with  one  object,  that  he
might  learn  the  knowledge  of  God.  He  sought  this

knowledge  among  the  contending  schools  of  philosophy,
but  always  in  vain,  til   at  last  God  himself  appeased  the
thirst  which  He  had  created.  One  day,  while  Justin  was
walking  by  the  seashore,  meditating  on  the  thought  of
God,  an  old  man  met  him  and  questioned  him  on  the
subject  of  his  doubts;  and  when  he  had  made  Justin
confess that the philosophers taught nothing certain about
God,  he  told  him  of  the  writings  of  the  inspired  prophets
and of Jesus Christ Whom they announced, and bade him
seek  light  and  understanding  through  prayer.  The
Scriptures  and  the  constancy  of  the Christian  martyrs  led
Justin  from  the  darkness  of  human  reason  to  the  light  of
faith. In his zeal for the Faith he travel ed to Greece, Egypt,
and  Italy,  gaining  many  to  Christ. At  Rome  he  sealed  his
testimony with his blood, surrounded by his disciples. “Do
you  think,”  the  prefect  said  to  Justin,  “that  by  dying  you
wil   enter  heaven,  and  be  rewarded  by  God?”  “I  do  not
think,”  was  the  Saint’s  answer;  “I  know.”  Then,  as  now,
there were many religious opinions, but only one certain—
the certainty of the Catholic faith. This certainty should be
the measure of our confidence and our zeal.

Reflection:  We  have  received  the  gift  of  faith  with  little
labor of our own. Let us learn how to value it from those
who reached it after long search, and lived in the misery of
a world which did not know God. Let us fear, as St. Justin
did, the account we shal  have to render for the gift of God.

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  fall  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 continual y offer a dialogue by which

participants feel respected in their most basic

dignity. Sign-Up Sheet in Foyer

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This Sunday’s Readings: Dt 4:32–34, 39–40; Ps 33:4–6,

9, 18–20, 22; Rom 8:14–17; Mt 28:16–20

Last Sunday, we celebrated the sending of the Spirit,
which  sealed God’s  new  covenant  and  made  a  new
creation.

In this new creation, we live in the family of God, who
has revealed himself as a Trinity of love. We share in
His divine nature through His Body and Blood (see 2
Peter  1:4).  This  is  the  meaning  of  the  three  feasts
that  cap  the  Easter  season—Pentecost,  Trinity
Sunday, and Corpus Christi.

These  feasts  should  be  intimate  reminders  of  how
deeply God loves us, how He chose us, from before
the foundation of the world, to be His children (see
Ephesians 1:4–5).

Today’s readings il uminate how al  God’s words and
works  were  meant  to  prepare  for  the  revelation  of
the  Trinity  and  God’s  blessing  in  Jesus  Christ—the
blessing we inherited in Baptism, and renew in each
Eucharist.

By God’s word the heavens and earth were fil ed with
His kindness, we sing in today’s Psalm. Out of love,
God cal ed Abraham and chose his descendants to be
His own people, Moses says in today’s First Reading
(see  Deuteronomy  4:20,37).  Through  the  Israelites,
He revealed to the nations that He alone is Lord and
there is no other.

In Jesus, God’s word took flesh as a son of Abraham
(see  Matthew  1:1).  And  Jesus  reveals  in  the  Gospel
today that the one God is Father, Son, and Spirit, and
that He desires to make al  people His own.

As  He  led  Israel  out  of  Egypt,  God  freed  us  from
slavery,  Paul  says  in  today’s  Epistle. As  He  adopted
Israel  (see  Romans  9:4),  He  gives  us  the  Spirit  by
which we can know Him as “Our Father.”

As God’s heirs, we receive the commissions of Moses
and Jesus today. We are to fix our hearts on Him, and
to  observe  all  that  He  has  commanded.  The
Eucharist is His pledge—that He wil  be with us until
the  end,  that  He  wil   deliver  us  from  death  to  live
forever in the promised land of His kingdom.

“…Baptizing Them In The Name Of The Father And

Of The Son And Of The Holy Spirit….”

JESUS

Scott Hahn

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WERE WOMEN AT THE LAST SUPPER?

Question
Were there women at the Last Supper?
Answer
The  Gospels  do  not  say  anyone  was  present  at  the
Last Supper other than Jesus and the apostles (Matt.
26:20,  Mark  14:17,  Luke  22:14).  Even  in  the
preparations for the meal, Jesus instructs his apostles
to prepare everything (Matt. 26:17-19, Mark 14:12-16,
Luke  22:7-13),  so  there  doesn't  even  seem  to  have
been women who prepared the meal or served it.

Some  scholars  have  speculated  that  the  beloved
disciple  (John  13:23)  was  not  one  of  the  twelve
apostles, but even if that is accepted, it is clear that
the beloved disciple was a man (John 19:26).

Some have theorized that there may have been more
than  one  table  in  the  room  and  that  Jesus  and  the
apostles  were  at  one  table  and  various  other
fol owers  (and  maybe  the  family  of  where  this  was
taking  place)  were  at  other  tables.  However,  this  is
pure  conjecture,  since  the Gospels  do  not  even  hint
at this.

WHY ARE SOME GROUPS NOT CONSIDERED

CHRISTIAN?

Question
I  have  heard  that  groups  that  claim  to  fol ow  Jesus
are not true Christians. Why is this so?
Answer
The  Church  accepts  as  Christians  only  those  faith
communities  that  have  valid  baptisms.  Faith
communities  that  do  not  accept  the Trinity  are  not
considered to validly baptize, because their theology
of  the  Father,  Son,  and  Holy  Spirit  is  incompatible
with  the  Church's.  As  such,  they  cannot  in  any
meaningful way be considered to intend to do what
the Church does in the sacrament of baptism.

Faith communities that accept the Bible and claim to
be  disciples  of  Jesus  but  do  not  acknowledge  the
divinity  of Jesus  or  the  basic  theology  of  the Trinity
are not considered Christians by the Church.

IS THE “OUR FATHER” CHANGING

Question
Did Pope Francis change the Our Father?
Answer
As of now there are no changes planned for the Our
Father. What  Pope  Francis  was  referring  to  was  not
changing  the  prayer  itself  but  changing  how  we
translate the prayer in certain languages.

Pope Francis was speaking of the words "lead us not
into  temptation."  The  Holy  Father  was  merely
pointing out that some people mistakenly think that
this means it is God who tempts us to sin. In French,
the translation of that line had been changed to "let
me  not  fall  into  temptation,"  and  the  Pope  was
saying  that,  in  his  opinion,  this  is  a  much  better
translation than the traditional one.

How  to  translate  this  line  from  the  Our  Father  has
varied and some have used "do not subject us not to
the final test" or "do not bring us to the time of trial."
If the translation changed, the prayer itself would not
real y be changed.

YOUTH MINISTRY

Next Kids of the Cross Night: Game Night

Social  

Fri, June 1 6PM-8PM in the Parish hal . Join

us for a night of fel owship together with
dinner, board games and snacks. Friends

and siblings are welcome to join.

Next God Squad Night: Social

Fri, June 8: 6PM-8PM in the Parish hal

CRADLE OF HOPE CONFERENCE

SATURDAY, JUNE 23—8:30AM

Canada Christian College—50 Gervais

Dr., Toronto

Presented  by  the  Catholic  Charismatic
Renewal  (CCRC)  of  the  Archdiocese  of
Toronto.  Mass,  adoration,  confession,
praise & worship and healing procession.
Guest  speakers  include  Dr.  Mary  Healy,
Dr. Mark Nimo, Lalith Perera, Fr. Matthias
Amuzu,  Fr.  Ben  St.  Croix  and  Bishop
Robert  Kasun  of  the  Archdiocese  of
Toronto;  T:  647-669-7524,  647-447-1513
or 647-887-5517; WEB: www.ccrctor.com

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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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