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Sunday Masses
Saturday5:00 PM
Sunday8:30 AM
10:00 AM
12:00 PM
Daily Mass
Monday8:00 AM
Tuesday8:00 AM
Wednesday6:00 PMHoly Hour with Benediction
7:00 PMMass
Thursday8:00 AM
Friday8:00 AM
First Friday6:00 PMHoly Hour with Benediction
7:00 PMMass
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-3:30pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Sunday: 8:30am - 1:30pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession
Saturday: 4:00 – 4:45 PM
First Friday: 6:00 – 6:45 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
Jose Reyes - 416-759-2051
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

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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
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 3rd week in Ordinary Time
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    History of our Parish

    The year 2007 was a very special one for our parish. We remembered in a special way our beginnings...

    The original start of our parish can be traced back to 1932 and to a very special person, Francis Patrick O’Connor.

    Francis O'Connor was a very successful business man. Together with his wife, Mary Ellen Hayes, he owned a business, called Laura Secord Candy Store, which developed from humble beginnings to become a widespread chain throughout Canada, and later in the USA, there known as Fanny Farmer Candy Stores. Francis O'Connor was one of the few business owners throughout history who realized that treating his workers well would ultimately benefit both the workers and the business. Francis O'Connor was a man of great generosity. During the mid 1930s, when depression was sweeping the world, he donated half million dollars to the Acrchdiocese of Toronto.

    In 1932 he bought a small methodist church, no longer in use, located at Victoria Park and Lawrence. After renovation, this church was re-dedicated as a Roman Catholic Church. Francis' only request was to name the church "Precious Blood". In 1954 the church was rebuilt under the shape we know it today.

    This why, in 2007, the parishioners of Precious Blood, together with the Archdiocese of Toronto, celebrated 75 years since the "birth" of the parish, and also, 50 years since its physical "re-birth".

      Read more about Francis O'Connor.


    Hockey in the 1970's
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    Cadets of Precious Blood Drum Corps 1970
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    Precious Blood 1960-1970
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    Here's a rare piece of history: An article from "The Canadian Register" from December 2, 1967: Blessing at Precious Blood Church Held This Sunday!

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