St. Bruno/St. Raymond Catholic School – JK Registration 2018-2019

Kindergarten RegistrationRegistration for Junior Kindergarten (September 2018) at St. Bruno/St. Raymond Catholic School will begin on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Parents/guardians are asked to apply on-line using the “Student On-line Admission and Registration” platform known as S.O.A.R. and found at the following link: http://soar.tcdsb.org

An extended registration session will also take place on Wednesday, January 24 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. As part of the registration process, a meeting will be scheduled on the electronic application or in person at the school. During the meeting the following original documentation is required for your child during registration:

Baptismal Certificate, Birth Certificate and/or Passport, Immunization Record, Proof of Residence within school catchment boundary, Immigration papers if not born in Canada, and Application for Direction of School support.  Registration will NOT be deemed complete until all necessary documentation is on file with the school.

For further information, please contact our school office at 416-393-5237. For general inquiries or further  information you may contact 416-222-8282 extension 5320 or visit the TCDSB website at www.tcdsb.org          

St. Peter’s Young Adults- Pub Night!! January 28, 2018

pubnight3Are you in the Toronto area?  Are you curious about the St. Peter’s Young Adults Group or just plain thirsty? If so, you’re invited to join the St. Peter’s Young Adult Group for our monthly pub nights scheduled for every fourth Sunday of the month! Our next pub night is scheduled for Sunday, January 28, 2018, following the 6 pm mass.

If interested in attending please meet at the back of St. Peter’s Church (near the doors going out to 840 Bathurst St), following 6 pm mass or meet us at Paupers Pub, located at 539 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y5.

For more details please feel free to email Alessya D’Anna at youngadult-youthmin@stpeterstoronto.ca

World Day of Migrants and Refugees – Sunday, January 14, 2018

The theme announced by His Holiness Pope Francis for the 2018 World Day of Migrants and Refugees is “Welcoming, Protecting, Promoting and Integrating Migrants and Refugees.” In his message, Pope Francis reminds us that “every stranger who knocks at our door is an opportunity for an encounter with Jesus Christ, who identifies with the welcomed and rejected strangers of every age.…”

~A special Mass commemorating the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees will be celebrated on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Chaldean Catholic Cathedral, located at 2 High Meadow Place in North York. Bishop Kirkpatrick will be the homilist for this liturgy. A reception will follow with a number of dignitaries in attendance. All are welcome to attend!

Every Family is Sacred!!

familyEvery year, on the first Sunday following Christmas, the Church celebrates the beautiful feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The purpose of this beautiful feast is to remind each and every one of us that the most important place where we are to encounter God’s love for us is within the family. Like all of us, Jesus was born into a human family so that we might all be reminded that it is first and foremost within the family that we are to make Christ’s love present to our brothers and sisters and where we are to encounter the love and acceptance that we all desire and long to know. This beautiful feast is to remind all of us that every family—mine and yours—is a sacred place where God’s love is to be encountered. Continue reading

Christmas Blessings

ChristmasWishing you and your loved ones The Blessing of Peace; The Beauty of Hope; The Spirit of Love; and The Comfort of Faith.  May these be your gifts this Christmas Season!  

Fr. Michael and the Parish staff wish you and your loved ones all of God’s blessings for a ~~~Merry Christmas and a Happy and a Healthy New Year 2018~~~