Friday, January 19, 2018 - 2nd week in Ordinary Time
News and Announcements
I wish to express my deep appreciation to all those who donated toward the repair of my hearing aid. Your love and generosity are truly appreciated. In thanksgiving I pray for all of you every day. May God bless you for your Christian concern.
A grateful recipient.
Pray for the Deceased
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen
Celebration of Marriage Mass with Cardinal Collins
February 11, 2018 - 3 p.m.
As part of Marriage Sunday 2018 celebrations, Cardinal Thomas Collins will preside at a special Mass to honour couples celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2018. If you (or a couple you know) are celebrating a 25th, 40th, 50th or 60th+ wedding anniversary this year, they are invited to join in this special celebration. The Mass will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 11 at Blessed Trinity Parish (3220 Bayview Ave - North York).
A reception will follow Mass.
All are welcome to attend - couples celebrating milestone anniversaries are asked to register online to ensure reserved seating. Registration and other important information: www.archtoronto.org/marriage or by calling (416) 934-3400, x 523.
FIRST COMMUNION PREPARATION
Saturdays – 3:15 PM to 4:45 PM in the church Hall
February 3, 10, 24
March 3, 17
Precious Blood Exercise Group
We meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm in the Church Hall We do a mix of light stretch exercises, yoga and line dancing. Everyone moves at their own pace. Come and join us and see if this is for you.
Kindly throw away your 2017 donation envelopes and use the ones designated for 2018. If you haven't already done so please pick up your weekly envelopes from the table at the main entrance of the church. There are boxes with no names on them available for those who did not use envelopes in 2017.
Family of Faith
Tax receipts for the Family of Faith will be issued directly from the Family of Faith and not the parish. Thank you for your commitment. The efforts that we make together will further the Pastoral Plan and mission of our Church. Please remember to honour the pledge that you made.
We are presently in need of volunteers to help bring Holy Communion to our elderly and shut-ins who can no longer come to Sunday Mass. It will be a once or twice a month volunteer work depending on your time availability. You will be commissioned as Eucharistic ministers of the sick. Training will be provided. If interested, please see Doree or call the rectory office
Marian Shrines Tour to France, Spain & Portugal
August 26 to September 6, 2018 (12 Days)
with the spiritual leadership of Father Xavier De Pinto
Including 3 nights in Paris, 2 nights in Lourdes, 2 nights in Madrid, 2 nights in Fatima and 1 night in Lisbon.
We will also visit Lisieux, Zaragoza and Avila.
Flying Air Canada 4* hotels, airfare, air taxes, 2 meals per day, tours, daily mass, entrance fees, English speaking guide.