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From the Pastor's Desk
Dear parishioners,

I hope and pray that you are staying healthy – both physically and spiritually. Please let me know if the parish can help you during these difficult times.

No doubt you are aware that our parish relies on the support of our parishioners to operate – parish salaries, programs and ongoing operating costs (heating, water, electricity, etc.) – are funded through the generosity of our parish community. It will be a challenge for our parish to maintain operations without the weekly offertory collection.

In response to many requests that I have received from parishioners, here are the ways that you can continue to support our parish at this time:

- Drop off or mail your regular weekly offertory contribution to the parish office.

- Contribute to our parish offertory by credit card. Please click here. You will then be able to select our parish in the drop-down menu. You can make a one time or recurring contribution to our parish offertory or other special funds.

- Contribute through pre-authorized giving. Click here for more information on pre-authorized giving. You can obtain a form from the parish office or you can click here to download an enrollment form which can be printed and completed. Return the completed form and a voided cheque to your parish office. Or e-mail the form and a scanned copy or photo of a voided cheque to for processing. Contributions are withdrawn from your bank account on the 20th of each month.

- You can contribute to the offertory via online banking. To do this, the archdiocese will need to send you a unique account number. Please send an e-mail to In the body of the email provide:

   * Your name
   * Address
   * Parish name
   * Municipality

You will be emailed account information which you can use to set up the Archdiocese of Toronto as a payee in your on-line banking. Your gift will be forwarded to our parish. You can make a one time or recurring gift to our offertory.

If you have any questions please contact the Development Office at the Archdiocese of Toronto, 416-934-3400, ext. 540 or

Thank you for your many contributions to our parish community. I miss seeing all of you at the Mass and I pray daily that we will be able to gather together again soon.

Yours in Christ,
Fr. Xavier de Pinto

Sunday Masses
Saturday5:00 PM
Sunday8:30 AM
10:00 AM
12:00 PM
Daily Mass
Monday8:00 AM
Tuesday8:00 AM
Wednesday7:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM
Friday8:00 AM
Saturday8:00 AM
Pastor:Rev. Xavier De Pinto
In Residence:Abp. Lawrence Saldanha
In Residence:Rev. Joseph Moncada
Church Address:
1737 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario M1R 2X7
(Just East of Victoria Park Avenue on Lawrence Avenue)

Telephone: 416-751-2661
Fax: 416-751-2662

Wheel Chair Accessible

Office Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:30am-12:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession
Saturday: 4:00 – 4:45 PM
Please call the Pastor for other times
Sacrament of Baptism
Please contact the office
Sacrament of Matrimony
Please contact the Pastor at least one year in advance and prior to booking your hall.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Please contact the office
Knights of Columbus
GK Arturo De Leon - 437-984-1344
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Please call 647-499-5594
Preciuos Blood: 1035 Pharmacy Ave. 416-393-5258
St. Kevin: 15 Murray Glen Dr. 416-393-5300
St. Catherine: 30 Roanoke Rd. 416-393-5316

Thinking about the priesthood or religious life? Hearing Jesus' call "Come and follow me"? Not sure?

Visit Vocations Toronto at, a resourceful site in answering these questions.

Sacraments for the Sick & Elderly
Please notify the office if you know of someone who is in hospital or confined to the home due to sickness or old age. We will gladly bring Communion to them.
Other Ministries
For all other ministries:

  • Altar Servers
  • Children's Liturgy
  • CWL
  • Eucharistic Fraternity
  • Financial Council
  • Holy Communion
  • Lectors
  • Legion of Mary
  • Liturgical Decorators
  • Music Ministries - Adults
  • Music Ministries

    please check out our Telephone Directory.

  • Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church
    Scarborough, Ontario
    Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 2nd Sunday in Lent
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    Welcome to Precious Blood Parish

    Mass Today…

    Thanks to Fr. Mario Cafarelli who will be celebrating mass and preaching at our church this Sunday online.

    The Best Ash Wednesday Ever

    This year I kept Ash Wednesday better than ever before. This, on the year of the pandemic when most of our religious celebrations have been locked-down.

    On Ash Wednesday our new and struggling-to-survive ministry to single moms sent two of its members to deliver the monthly grocery support to a sister in need. What a joyful experience sending the first ministers out, to witness the ministry start to take root in the heart of the parish. I praised God and, as St Paul is so fond of writing, I also praised the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ. He taught us of the importance of caring for each other, and not hiding from the need of a sister or brother.

    On my way home I felt so grateful. My thoughts went to the one-and-only family our ministry reached before the emergency. I was so grateful for their openness and humility. (It is not easy to voice need, and harder still to accept handouts.)

    God bless the member who said: “Father, we need to do something”. That was last year, while we were bracing for the second wave. God bless the benefactor who provides us with food vouchers every month. God bless our parish and its pastor in their zeal for the Gospel. And God bless our little outreach... I call it Mother-and-Child.

    J. Villegas, OFM Cap


    Congratulations Merly for your 10 year service to Precious Blood Parish.

    Lent 2021


    The Serra Foundation of Canada and the 6 Serra Clubs in theArchdiocese of Toronto sponsors the Ordinandi Dinner 2021 to be held virtually on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 @ 7pm via

    Please click the poster for more information:

    Good Shepherd

    Please continue to drop off your cans of coffee either during the church private prayer times or drop off at our red door by the church office. God Bless

    Holy Hour

    Every Wednesday starting January 6 and until further notice join me online for Holy Hour at 6pm praying for the end of the pandemic and safety for our family and friends. We will also contemplate the Sacred Heart of Jesus and pray the Litany of the Precious Blood of Jesus.

    Plenary indulgence offered each Wednesday in this Year of St. Joseph

    We will be saying a special prayer in devotion to St Joseph.

    Please take this time to talk and listen to the Lord and know that we are all praying for you and holding you in our hearts.

    The Sacrament of Reconciliation

    The Sacrament of Reconciliation till further notice is by appointment only.

    Please email to contact Fr. Xavier for availability

    Plenary Indulgence

    Plenary indulgence offered each Wednesday in this Year of St. Joseph

    We will be saying a special prayer in devotion to St Joseph.


    No upcoming events

    Stations of the Cross for Lent

    From the Pastor's Desk

    Untill further notice, with the 10 person rule in effect:

    Church is open for private prayer:

    8:30am - 10:00am

    8:30am - 10:00am

    9:30am - 11:00am

    Our online masses are:

    Monday 8am
    Tuesday 8am
    Wednesday 7pm
    Thursday 8am
    Friday 8am
    Saturday 8am
    Sunday 9am

    Year of St Joseph

    8 December 2020 to 8 December 2021

    The Kids' Bulletins

    A resource for kids to learn about the readings from the Sunday Mass every week. A subsitute for the Children's Liturgy that has been stopped due to the Covid restrictions:

    Live Video Streaming

    Live streaming from our church! Take a look to what is going on now in the church. You are able now to stream and view all masses and liturgical events that take place at Precious Blood Parish:

    Watch previously recorded Sunday 9:00 AM Masses.

    From the Pastor's Desk
    Dear Friends,

    As of Monday, November 23rd, we must restrict attendance inside the church to 10 people. Sadly, due to these measures, public Masses must be temporarily cancelled. It is not possible for our parish to remain open at this time in a way that is safe and able to control the restricted number of people permitted in the building.

    While I recognize it is not a substitute for attending Mass in person, I encourage you to view online/livestream/televised Masses. A full list is available at

    We will be celebrating mass Monday 8am, Tuesday 8am, Wednesday 7Pm, Friday 8am and Sunday 9am in our church (for you and all intentions that have been booked in our church) on our streaming channel, you can find the link on our website,

    Also, all non-essential meetings in the parish will move to virtual meetings or they may be postponed. Our staff will also be working remotely in large part wherever possible. Please continue to call or email the office if you are in need of anything.

    Baptisms and Funerals will still be done at our parish with the new 10 person rule in effect. If you have a baptism coming up you will be contacted soon.

    You may continue to drop off your donation envelopes in our mail slot or perhaps mail them or perhaps consider using P.A.G (pre-authorizes giving) or donate online on our church website.

    We recognize these measures are extremely challenging. I am also so incredibly grateful for the efforts of our heroic volunteers who have been faithfully welcoming parishioners and cleaning the church between services, ensuring that we can operate safely and responsibly. Your selflessness and generosity is inspiring!

    So many of the faithful rely on the reception of the sacraments and our churches to find solace, peace and support during this period of pandemic. Despite these new restrictions, we will make every effort to continue our outreach to you. We also ask that you find opportunities to assist those who are vulnerable or alone among us.

    We will continue to update you as the situation evolves. We pray that you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy. Please check our church website and church social media sites for updates. May God continue to bless you now and always!

    Fr. Xavier
    Pastor Precious Blood Parish

    Registration Forms for First Reconciliation/Communion and Confirmation
    First Reconciliation & First CommunionConfirmation

    Registration form

    Letter to parents

    Registration form

    Letter to candidates

    Pre-Authorized Giving
    Click here to download the form. Print it, fill it and follow the instruction to open your Pre Authorized Giving.

    More details are available here

    9:00 AM Mass
    First Reading:Genesis 22.1-2, 9-13, 15-18
    Second Reading:Romans 8.31b-35, 37++
    Gospel:Mark 9.2-10
    9:00 AM Jennifer Cheslo and Gabriella Khan (Req. Jennifer)
    + Ryan Family
    + Arthur Noel D'Souza
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    8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
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