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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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

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SAINT JOHN XXIII PARISH 

Pastor: (Rev) Simon deGale; Secretary: Ms 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/

ShareLife: https://www.sharelife.org/Public/Home.aspx

Sunday Mass

Sat Vigil Mass 5:15PM / Sun Mass 9AM, 12:15PM & 5:30PM.

(Weekdays: 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.

Catholic Cemeteries:

Head Office: 416-733-8544

SACRAMENTS OF

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION & CONFESSION

Enrolment

TODAY, November 3 @ the 12:15PM Mass

First Test

Month of November

Call office for appointment with Fr Simon when child knows the material.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 

THE PROFESSION OF FAITH

“The Creed”

I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER

THE SYMBOLS OF FAITH

48. How does the Church express her trinitarian faith?

The  Church  expresses  her  trinitarian  faith  by  professing  a
belief in the oneness of God in whom there are three Persons:
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The three divine Persons are only
one God because each of them equally possesses the fullness
of the one and indivisible divine nature. They are really distinct
from each other by reason of the relations which place them in
correspondence to each other. The Father generates the Son;
the  Son  is  generated  by  the  Father;  the  Holy  Spirit  proceeds
from the Father and the Son.

49. How do the three divine Persons work?

Inseparable  in  their  one  substance,  the  three  divine  Persons
are  also  inseparable  in  their  activity.  The  Trinity  has  one
operation,  sole  and  the  same.  In  this  one  divine  action,
however, each Person is present according to the mode which
is proper to him in the Trinity.
“O my God, Trinity whom I adore...grant my soul peace; make it
your heaven, your beloved dwelling, and the place of your rest.
May  I  never  abandon  you  there,  but  may  I  be  there,  whole  and
entire,  completely  vigilant  in  my  faith,  entirely  adoring,  and
wholly given over to your creative action.” (Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity)

50. What does it mean to say that God is almighty?

God  reveals  himself  as  “the  strong  One,  the  mighty
One”  (Psalm  24:8),  as  the  One  “to  whom  nothing  is
impossible”  (Luke  1:37).  His  omnipotence  is  universal,
mysterious and shows itself in the creation of the world out of
nothing and humanity out of love; but above all it shows itself
in the Incarnation and the Resurrection of his Son, in the gift of
filial  adoption  and  in  the  forgiveness  of  sins.  For  this  reason,
the  Church  directs  her  prayers  to  the  “almighty  and  eternal
God”.

51. What is the importance of affirming “In the beginning

God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen 1:1)?

The significance is that creation is the foundation of all God’s
saving plans. It shows forth the almighty and wise love of God,
and it is the first step toward the covenant of the one God with
his people. It is the beginning of the history of salvation which
culminates  in  Christ;  and  it  is  the  first  answer  to  our
fundamental questions regarding our very origin and destiny.

52. Who created the world?

The  Father,  the  Son,  and  the  Holy  Spirit  are  the  one  and
indivisible  principle  of  creation  even  though  the  work  of
creating the world is particularly attributed to God the Father.

53. Why was the world created?

The  world  was  created  for  the  glory  of  God  who  wished  to
show forth and communicate his goodness, truth and beauty.
The  ultimate  end  of  creation  is  that God,  in Christ,  might  be
“all  in  all”  (1  Corinthians  15:28)  for  his  glory  and  for  our
happiness.

“The glory of God is man fully alive; moreover man’s life is the

vision of God.” (Saint Irenaeus)

54. How did God create the universe?

God  created  the  universe  freely  with  wisdom  and  love.  The
world is not the result of any necessity, nor of blind fate, nor of
chance. God created “out of nothing” (ex nihilo) (2 Macc7:28) a
world  which  is  ordered  and  good  and  which  he  infinitely
transcends. God preserves his creation in being and sustains it,
giving it the capacity to act and leading it toward its fulfillment
through his Son and the Holy Spirit.

55. What is divine providence?

Divine Providence consists in the dispositions with which God
leads  his  creatures  toward  their  ultimate  end.  God  is  the
sovereign Master of his own plan. To carry it out, however, he
also  makes  use  of  the  cooperation  of  his  creatures.  For  God
grants his creatures the dignity of acting on their own and of
being causes for each other.

56. How do we collaborate with divine Providence?

While respecting our freedom, God asks us to cooperate with
him and gives us the ability to do so through actions, prayers
and sufferings, thus awakening in us the desire “to will and to
work for his good pleasure” (Philippians 2:13).

OUR REFUGEE FAMILY

Pray

Let  us  pray  that  God  may  speed  it  up  the  paper  work
process!  Let  us  pray  urgently  for  this.  Reason  being  the
family is not in a good situation.

Donations

GTA Iraqi Community: $5,000/Anonymous: $5,000
Parishioners & Parish Fundraisers: $12,026.15
Parish Bequests: $23,773.85
Parish Funds: $500 (processing fees)
Total: $46,300.00

THE REFUGEE COLLECTION

Monthly Second Collection

The purpose of this collection is to repay our parish savings
so  that  we  may  have  a  reserve  to  fall  back  on  if  we
encounter any emergencies: breakdown of equipment, etc.
In this way, we will all have the opportunity to contribute to
towards  helping  this

family  suffering  and

e x i l e d  f r o m  t h e i r

homeland  because  of

their faith in Christ.

NEXT COLLECTION—SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24

ADORATION OF OUR LORD IN THE

BLESSED SACRAMENT

Takes place in the

Adoration Chapel

Every  Friday:  9AM

to  6PM,  concludes

with  evening  prayer

and  Benediction  at

5:40PM.  Come  for  a

few  minutes  or  an

hour and keep watch

with  the  Lord.  Pray

f o r  o t h e r s ,  t h e

Church,  your  family,

yourself.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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

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CHALICE CHILDREN’S COLLECTION

SUSPENDED FOR REFUGEE COLLECTION

MASS INTENTIONS

Mon, November 4, 7PM:

+Lerma Glen Ayala

Tues, November 5, 9AM:

+North Family

Wed November 6, 7PM:
       

+Antonio Hernandez

Thurs, November 7, 9AM:
       

+Deceased Members of Alzate Family

Fri, November 8, 7PM
       

+Deceased:The Lord Is My Shepherd Group

Sat, November 9, 9AM 

+Rosario Lara

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Saturday, November 9
5:15PM: +Deceased: Donado & Arce Families
Sunday, November 10
9AM: The Parishioners
12:15PM: +Deceased Members of Legion of Mary 
5:30PM: +Paurino Raagas

VOCATIONS

Can I Risk Sharing The Goodness God Has Given Me?

Can I care for the needs of my brothers and sisters? Can I

respond to God as a priest, deacon, brother or sister?

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

VIGIL CANDLES

Saturday, Nov 9—Friday, Nov 15

Sanctuary Tabernacle:

Chapel Tabernacle:

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.

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—$2,622.80.

To break even weekly—$3,000 needed.

Monthly Refugee Collection

October: $699

Refugee Collection Total To Date:

$1,444.

World Mission Collection—Oct 20

$2,669.

UPCOMING YOUTH EVENTS

Next Youth Ministry Night: Lesson

Friday, November 8 from 6-8pm in the Parish Hall.

Next Youth Ministry Night: Service

Friday, November 15 from 6-8pm in the Parish Hall.

LETTER FROM OUR ARCHBISHOP

October 29, 2019

Dear Father,

Cardinal  Newman,  who  was  canonized  on  October  13,
took as his motto as a Cardinal: cor ad cor loquitur – heart
speaks to heart.

This  phrase  succinctly  describes  how  to  live  a  Christian
life.  It's  not  about  “lips  speaking  to  the  ears”  –  what  we
tell  others  about  our  faith.  Rather,  it's  the  love  we
demonstrate  through  a  heartfelt  personal  encounter,
through  which  our  neighbour  physically  experiences  the
love of the Lord God in our midst.

One  particular  way  heart  speaks  to  heart  is  through  our
annual ShareLife appeal. For the second year in a row, our
parishioners  raised  $13  million  for  those  in  need.  With
deep  gratitude,  I  thank  you  and  your  parish  community
for  all  you  have  done  for  the  success  of  our  campaign.
From  the  hard  work  of  our  priests,  parish  staff  and
volunteers, to the selfless generosity of our parishioners,
each contribution represents an act of love.

Heart  speaks  to  heart  when  a  counsellor  attentively
listens to a widow expressing her grief. When an isolated
senior makes a new friend at a drop-in program. When a
social  worker  journeys  with  a  man  recovering  from
addiction.

These are not cold interactions, but matters of the heart.
Likewise,  supporting ShareLife  is  not  an  unfeeling  act  of
obligation. It is a manifestation of the Living God: “just as
you did it to one of the least of these, you did it to me.”

Your support of ShareLife is bringing God's love to those
in greatest need, here in our archdiocese and around the
world. On behalf of ShareLife agencies and the thousands
of people they help, thank you.

Yours sincerely in Our Lord,
Thomas, Cardinal, Collins
Archbishop of Toronto

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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SMILE

Bumper Stickers

Sorry Officer. I Thought You Wanted To Race!

I Love My Boss.

(I’m Self-Employed)

Sorry For Driving So Close In Front Of You!

You Are Here!

Be Yourself, Everybody Else Is Taken.

Jet Fuel Only!

Nuclear Powered!

Unbreakable.

…I Hope.

Go Ahead, Pass Me. I’ll See You At The Lights.

PRAY FOR THE HOLY FATHER, POPE

FRANCIS’S, NOVEMBER MISSION

INTENTION

Dialogue and Reconciliation in the Near East

That a spirit of dialogue, encounter, and reconciliation

emerge in the Near East, where diverse religious

communities share their lives together.

KNOW YOUR FAITH SERIES – HOLY CROSS

Tuesday, November 5 @ 7:00 pm

Holy Cross Parish Hall

291 Cosburn Ave. (at Donlands Ave.), Toronto

Join the Kolbe "Know Your Faith" series for a four-week

salvation history study on the Gospel according to St.

Matthew — Part III. Through prayer, study and

informative DVDs, deepen your awareness of God's

merciful love in your own lives. For more information

visit: www.kolbeapostolate.com.

PHONE: 416-421-5225

LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS: DEBUNKING

BLACK (Derogatory) LEGENDS OF THE

CATHOLIC CHURCH IN HISTORY

Saturday, November 9 @ 9:30 am

St. Augustine's Seminary

2661 Kingston Rd., Scarborough

Join Fr. Séamus Hogan, Professor of Church History, as

he confronts false versions of Catholic history which

portray the church as a violent, ignorant, worldly and

bigoted institution. Fr. Séamus reveals the true facts

around historical events such as the Crusades, the

Inquisition and many others. Spend the day debunking

myths in order to discover the real truth of the church's

history. Holy Mass at St. Augustine's venerable chapel is

included with registration. Feel free to invite friends and

family to join us on this day!

COST: $50, includes lunch.

CONTACT: St. Augustine's Seminary of Toronto

PHONE: 416-261-7207

EMAIL: layspiritualformation@sastoronto.org

WEB: http://www.staugustines.on.ca/

SACRAMENT OF HOLY CONFIRMATION

SESSION

3

THIS Wed, Nov 6—begins with Mass at 7PM, ends at 9PM

Sunday Mass

Confirmand must attend mass every Sunday

WOMEN’S ACTS RETREAT

November 14 @ 7:00 pm

Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre

1617 Blythe Rd., Mississauga

The ACTS retreat is a three-day retreat led by those who
have  attended  prior  ACTS  retreats.  Men  present  the
men's  retreats;  women  present  the  women's
retreats.   The retreat focuses on adoration, community,
theology and service. Scripture and the teachings of the
Catholic  Church  are  the  guidelines.  The  goals  are  to
renew yourself spiritually, to strengthen your faith and to
apply  it  in  your  daily  life,  and  to  create  lasting  and
supporting friendships.

CONTACT: Willy Klaudusz PHONE 647-281-5990

WEB: https://actscanada.org/

MEN’S ACTS RETREAT

November 21 @ 7:00 pm

Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre

1617 Blythe Rd., Mississauga

The ACTS retreat is a three-day retreat led by those who
have  attended  prior  ACTS  retreats.  Men  present  the
men's retreats; women present the women's retreats.
The  retreat  focuses  on  adoration,  community,  theology
and  service.  Scripture  and  the  teachings  of  the Catholic
Church  are  the  guidelines.  The  goals  are  to  renew
yourself spiritually, to strengthen your faith and to apply
it  in  your  daily  life  and  to  create  lasting  and  supporting
friendships.

CONTACT: Willy Klaudusz PHONE 647-281-5990

WEB: https://actscanada.org/

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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SAINTS OF THE WEEK

St CHARLES BORROMEO, BISHOP—Memorial: Mon,
Nov  4
: The  name  of  Charles  Borromeo  is  associated  with
reform.  He  lived  during  the  time  of  the  Protestant
Reformation,  and  had  a  hand  in  the  reform  of  the  whole
Church during the final years of the Council of Trent.

Although  he  belonged  to  the  Milanese  nobility  and  was
related  to  the  powerful  Medici  family,  Charles  desired  to
devote  himself  to  the  Church.  In  1559,  when  his  uncle,
Cardinal  de  Medici  was  elected  Pope  Pius  IV,  he  made
Charles  cardinal-deacon  and  administrator  of  the
Archdiocese  of  Milan.  At  the  time  Charles  was  still  a
layman  and  a  young  student.  Because  of  his  intellectual
qualities  Charles  was  entrusted  with  several  important
offices  connected  with  the  Vatican,  and  later  appointed
secretary  of  state  with  responsibility  for  the  papal  states.
The untimely death of his elder brother brought Charles to
a  definite  decision  to  be  ordained  a  priest,  despite  his
relatives’  insistence  that  he  marry.  Soon  after  being
ordained  a  priest  at  age  25,  Borromeo  was  consecrated
bishop of Milan.

Working  behind  the  scenes,  Saint  Charles  deserves  the
credit  for  keeping  the Council  of Trent  in  session  when  at
several  points  it  was  on  the  verge  of  breaking  up.
Borromeo  encouraged  the  pope  to  renew  the  Council  in
1562,  after  it  had  been  suspended  for  10  years.  He  took
upon himself the task of the entire correspondence during
the  final  phase.  Because  of  his  work  at  the  Council,
Borromeo  was  unable  to  take  up  residence  in  Milan  until
the Council concluded.

Eventually,  Borromeo  was  allowed  to  devote  his  time  to
the  Archdiocese  of  Milan,  where  the  religious  and  moral
picture  was  far  from  bright.  The  reform  needed  in  every
phase  of  Catholic  life  among  both  clergy  and  laity  was
initiated  at  a  provincial  council  of  all  the  bishops  under
him.  Specific  regulations  were  drawn  up  for  bishops  and
other clergy: If the people were to be converted to a better
life,  Borromeo  had  to  be  the  first  to  give  a  good  example
and renew their apostolic spirit.

Charles  took  the  initiative  in  giving  a  good  example.  He
allotted  most  of  his  income  to  charity,  forbade  himself  all
luxury,  and  imposed  severe  penances  upon  himself.  He
sacrificed  wealth,  high  honours,  esteem,  and  influence  to
become  poor.  During  the  plague  and  famine  of  1576,

Borromeo  tried  to  feed  60,000  to  70,000  people  daily. To
do  this  he  borrowed  large  sums  of  money  that  required
years  to  repay.  Whereas  the  civil  authorities  fled  at  the
height  of  the  plague,  he  stayed  in  the  city,  where  he
ministered to the sick and the dying, helping those in want.
Work  and  the  heavy  burdens  of  his  high  office  began  to
affect Archbishop Borromeo’s health, leading to his death
at the age of 46.

Reflection: Saint Charles Borromeo made his own the words
of  Christ:  “…I  was  hungry  and  you  gave  me  food,  I  was
thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed
me,  naked  and  you  clothed  me,  ill  and  you  cared  for  me,  in
prison  and  you  visited  me”  (Matthew  25:35-36).  Borromeo
saw Christ  in  his  neighbour,  and  knew  that  charity  done  for
the least of his flock was charity done for Christ.

Saint Charles Borromeo is the Patron Saint of: Catechists,
Catechumens, Seminarians

DEDICATION  OF  THE  LATERAN  BASILICA—Feast:
Sat, Nov 9
: Most Catholics think of St. Peter’s as the pope’s
main  church,  but  they  are  wrong.  St.  John  Lateran  is  the
pope’s church, the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome where
the Bishop of Rome presides.

The first basilica on the site was built in the fourth century
when Constantine donated land he had received from the
wealthy  Lateran  family. That  structure  and  its  successors
suffered  fire,  earthquake,  and  the  ravages  of  war,  but  the
Lateran  remained  the  church  where  popes  were
consecrated. In the 14th century when the papacy returned
to  Rome  from  Avignon,  the  church  and  the  adjoining
palace were found to be in ruins.

Pope  Innocent  X  commissioned  the  present  structure  in
1646.  One  of  Rome’s  most  imposing  churches,  the
Lateran’s  towering  facade  is  crowned  with  15  colossal
statues of Christ, John the Baptist, John the Evangelist, and
12  doctors  of  the  Church.  Beneath  its  high  altar  rest  the
remains  of  the  small  wooden  table  on  which  tradition
holds Saint Peter himself celebrated Mass.

Reflection:  Unlike  the  commemorations  of  other  Roman
churches,  this  anniversary  is  a  feast.  The  dedication  of  a
church  is  a  feast  for  all  its  parishioners.  In  a  sense, St. John
Lateran is the parish church of all Catholics, because it is the
pope’s  cathedral.  This  church  is  the  spiritual  home  of  the
people who are the Church.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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This  Sunday’s  Readings:  1st  Reading:  Wisdom
11.22 – 12.2; 2nd Reading: 2 Thessalonians 1.11 –
2.2; Gospel: Luke 19.1-10—Jesus and Zacchaeus.

Giving our First Fruits

The image of Zacchaeus, a man short in stature
climbing a tree to see Jesus, is probably one that
is  very  familiar  to  us.  However,  despite  this
familiarity,  there  is  a  deep  message  that  can
often  be  overlooked.  When  Zacchaeus  has  a
conversion  experience,  he  vows  not  only  to
correct the wrong he has done, but to give back
“four  times  as  much.”  Zacchaeus  teaches  us
that  we  shouldn’t  give  the  bare  minimum  but
seek greater generosity in our gifts, especially of
our time and talents.

The  USCCB’s  Pastoral  Letter  on  Stewardship
proclaims  that  “stewards  must  consider
prayerfully  the  gifts  they  have  received  from
God,  and  they  should  make  a  decision  (in

advance,  from  the  “first  fruits”  instead  of  what
is  left  over  after  other  obligations  have  been
met) about what will be given.”

We  should  periodically  ask  ourselves,  are  we
really  giving  God  the  best  of  our  time  and
talents or do other obligations take priority?

For  example,  with  respect  to  time,  we  should
strive  to  establish  and  protect  scheduled
moments  of  daily  prayer.  Likewise,  with  our
talents,  we  should  try  to  offer  our  gifts  first  for
the good of the church before our own personal
interests.  For  example,  do  we  rarely  volunteer
or only assist at the parish volunteer days when
we  happen  to  have  leftover  time,  or  do  we
proactively  schedule  our  week  so  as  to  ensure
that  it  is  a  priority?  Let  us  prayerfully  review
how we use our time and talents and seek ways
to  better  serve  the  Kingdom  of God  within  our
parishes.

Stewardship, Archdiocese of Toronto

“Zacchaues, Hurry And Come Down; For I Must

Stay At Your House Today.”

JESUS

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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My Catholic Life! A journey of 

personal conversion!

https://mycatholic.life/catholic-question-and-answer/

CHAIN MESSAGES

Question:  What  about  the  ‘chain  messages’
forwarded or sent saying pass this to 12 or 15 people
or so then you will receive a miracle. If you don’t pass
it on something will happen to you? How to explain?
Thank you.
Answer:  If  you  spend  time  with  with  email  or  social
media you’ve most likely come across emails or posts
that  make  promises  to  you  if  you  pass  it  on.    For
example,  there  may  be  a  special  prayer  sent  to  you
with the attachment at the bottom, “pass this on to
twelve  friends  and  you  will  receive  your  answer  to
prayer within twelve days.”

So  is  this  legitimate?    No,  it’s  not.    It’s  superstition.
However,  with  that  said  there  is  one  clarification
worth making. But first let’s look at the superstitious
part.

God does not make His grace and mercy dependant
upon  you  forwarding  an  email  to  several  friends.
Perhaps the prayer that is included is quite beautiful
and  worth  praying.    But,  nonetheless,  the  effect  of
that prayer is not dependent upon you following the
instructions of an email.   Only Christ and His Church
have  the  authority  to  attach  grace  to  prayers.   The
Church  does  so  through  indulgences.    For  more
information on indulgences.

So if you receive one of these emails it may be best
to pass on the prayer part but to remove the promise
or warning.

As for the clarification mentioned above, there have
been certain private revelations given to mystics that
do  attached  certain  promises  to  certain  prayers.
Those private revelations and promises must always
be  evaluated  by  the  Church.    If  approved,  we  can
trust  that  God  is  offering  a  special  grace  through
those  prayers.    But  the  key  is  that  we  seek  out  the
guidance of our Church on all private revelations.

DVD LENDING LIBRARY

Please Return DVDs

Do you have a DVD at home which you have forgotten to

return? Lent it out? Please get them back! Many of the

DVDs have been missing for too long.

FR SIMON’S UPCOMING TRANSFER

12 Wonderful Years

Many of you know that this is my final year at StJXXIII. A
pastor  is  appointed  for  a  six  year  term  renewable  for  a
further  six  years.  I  am  now  in  my  12th  year. So,  I  will  be
transferred at the end of June, 2020.

Who will replace me has not yet been decided—this will
be  known  sometime  in  May  of  next  year,  2020.  Let  us
begin  praying  for  your  ‘new  pastor  to  be’.  If  we  do  this
together, he will become a blessing to you, and bring you
Jesus in a new and beautiful manner.

THE WORDS OF

Pope, Saint John XXIII

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your

dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but

about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself

not with what you tried and failed in, but with

what it is still possible for you to do”

PRAYER

Mercy. Ask. Thanksgiving. Adoration.

(M. A. T. A.)

Begin with seeking Mercy.

Continue Asking for grace.

Be amazed and Thankful for all His gifts.

Marvel in Adoration of His holy light.

(Don’t be surprised if your prayer

does not follow the above order)

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE

Annual Christmas Fundraising Dinner-Dance

Tickets on sale after each weekend Mass starting this

weekend Oct. 26

Date - November 23, 2019

Place - Leaside Gardens

1073 Millwood Road, Toronto, ON

Time - 6:30 PM to 12:30 AM

Cost of Ticket - $35.00/adult $15.00/child 3-12years old

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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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  prayer  and

B e n e d i c t i o n  a t

5:40PM.  Come  for  a

few  minutes  or  an

hour  and  keep  watch

with the Lord. Pray for

others,  the  Church,

your family, yourself.

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Parish Sunday Bulletin

            31st Sunday In Ordinary Time                November 3, 2019 

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