Cancelled: New Beginnings – Bereavement Ministry Support Group

Due to lack of attendance the present New Beginnings session has been cancelled. New dates and times for the ongoing six week bereavement support group will be posted shortly. If you or someone you know is dealing with loss of a loved one and would like to join this group, please register at the parish office (416-534-4219) Group facilitator: Sr. Gabriel Riddle, cps / Matthew Hendzel, sj

Celebration of Marriage Mass, Feb.10 at 4 PM

As part of Marriage Sunday 2019 celebrations, Cardinal Thomas Collins will preside at a special Mass to honour couples celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2019. If you (or a couple you know) are celebrating a 25th, 40th, 50th or 60th+ wedding anniversary in 2019, they are invited to join in this special celebration. The Mass will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 10 at St. Clare of Assisi Parish (150 St. Francis Ave., Woodbridge). A reception will follow after Mass. Couples celebrating milestone anniversaries are asked to register online or by phone to ensure reserved seating at www.archtoronto.org/marriage or by calling (416) 934-3400, ext. 523.

World Day for Consecrated Life – Feb. 2, 2019

On Saturday, February 2, the Church celebrates the World Day for Consecrated Life.

In the Archdiocese of Toronto, we are blessed to have living and serving among us more than 900 consecrated men and women. The World Day for Consecrated Life is a wonderful opportunity for us to thank God for the gifts of these sisters, virgins, brothers and priests and to pray for God’s blessing upon them in their efforts to faithfully live the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity and obedience.

Bishop Wayne Kirkpatrick will preside at a special Mass on Sunday, February 3, 2018 at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Basilica, Toronto in celebration of the vocation and witness of these special men and women, who are such a vital and important part of the life and ministry of the Church in our archdiocese. All are welcome to attend.

The Source – Sisters of Life

The Sisters of Life will be hosting “The Source” here in our Church on Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 PM. You are invited to come for an evening of Eucharistic Adoration (7:00 PM – 8:00 PM) followed by Christian fellowship (Social at 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM) in the Church Auditorium. Confession will also be available during Adoration

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – January 18-25, 2019

Theme:”Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue”

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 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm at St. James Anglican Cathedral, 106 King St. East Toronto (at King and Church Streets). 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 ecumenical@archtoronto.org