Please note, that as announced beginning in 2020 all weekday Masses will be celebrated at 8:00 am on Monday to Friday. There will no longer be a 12:10 pm Mass on Tuesdays and Thursdays. On all holidays, Mass will continue to be celebrated at 10:00 am.
“Repent” is the word that is at the heart of today’s Gospel. Scripture scholars say that when Jesus uses the word “repent,” he used a word “metanoia” that had the intention of a complete change and conversion in the manner and way a person lived. This is why the disciples whom he called were invited to leave everything and begin a new life with Christ.
As we begin a new decade, and I hear this word “repent” in 2020, I cannot help but think that the change in life and conversion that all of us are being called to is in regard to the environment and the way in which we all treat our common home; or what both St. Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis have called, our “sister earth.” There is perhaps no more important issue facing all of humanity today then the environment and the way in which we treat our common home. Continue reading
Bulletin for week of January 26, 2020
Beginning Wednesday, February 12, the Social Justice Committee will be sponsoring a program of speakers to address us on Catholic Social teachings, street ministry, homelessness and loneliness and human rights. The talks and discussions to be held in the parish hall at 7:00 p.m. See flyer on the Social Justice bulletin board. All welcome!
Hundreds of forest fires in Australia have killed dozens, destroyed thousands of homes and threatened many local species with extinction.
Those wishing to help may do so in the following ways:
Online through the Archdiocese of Toronto website: www.archtoronto.org
- **By phone through the Development Office – 416-934-3411
- **Through the parish, making cheques payable to:
St. Peter’s Church – Australia Fires – Disaster Relief.
Thank you for your ongoing efforts to assist those in crisis.
Bulletin for week of January 19, 2020
Come and join the ecumenical prayer service led by Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox bishops along with Leaders from Christian Churches in GTA on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Young Street, Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9, Organized by (Greater Toronto Area Christian Council of Churches (GTACCC). Refreshments to follow. For further information, please contact The Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs Office at 416-934-3400 ext.344 or ext. 527 or firstname.lastname@example.org