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  • Nativity of Our Lord Parish      Religious Education Program 2017-18

    Nativity of Our Lord Parish offers   religious education programs beginning September 2017:
    First Communion/First Reconciliation Program
    Sacramental preparation for
    First Communion & First Reconciliation
    is held for children of registered parishioners who are enrolled in Grade 2 and higher.
    Confirmation Program
    Sacramental preparation for Confirmation is held for children of registered parishioners enrolled in Grade 7 or older.
    Public School Religious Education Program
    Registered parishioners whose children are enrolled in the public schools are invited to register their children in this program.  This program will provide basic religion classes.  Registration in this program is mandatory for students studying in public schools and wishing to be prepared for First Communion and students wishing to be prepared for Confirmation. 
    RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
    Would you or anyone you know
    be interested ...
      to be Baptized Catholic, or
      to be Received into the Catholic Church  (having been baptized in another faith), or
      to receive the sacrament of Holy Eucharist (First Communion) or Confirmation?
    The RCIA is the process offered in the Catholic Church for the above purposes.  It is also a process available to practicing Catholics seeking a deeper understanding of their faith.  RCIC is a similar program for children up to 16 years of age who
    would like to be baptized or received
    into the Catholic Church. 
    For further information or
    registration in September,
    please call the Parish Office
    at 416 621 2732
  • 2017 Nativity of Our Lord                 Faith Journey to the Holy Land


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    Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
    Nov 14 – 25, 2017 

    • Would you like to sing “O Holy Night” while actually looking at the site where Jesus was born? 
    • Would you like to renew your own Baptismal Vows in the River Jordan where Jesus was baptized by St. John the Baptist? 
    • Would you like to renew your wedding vows in Cana? 

    You can do all of these and experience more, much more, in following the footsteps of Jesus from His birth to His crucifixion and resurrection during a Pilgrimage to the
    Holy Land with:
    Tour Coordinator, Kitty McGilly,
    Spiritual Guidance:, Rev. Michael Machacek.
    Price: $3390.00 Including tax
    & fuel surcharges.
    Kitty McGilly, who has scriptural history at her fingertips, shares her deep spirituality while reflecting on the different stages
    in the life of Jesus. Fr. Michael leads the prayers of the group throughout the pilgrimage with the daily celebration of
    the Eucharist and meditations. 
    More information can be picked up at the Nativity of Our Lord’s Parish Office
    during business hours.
    Our Parish Contact is Courtney Strom email: nativityyouth@outlook.com.

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    Nativity of Our Lord Parish

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       Next EDGE: 
    See you in September!

    Grades 7 – 8
    1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays of the month
    7 – 9 pm in the Church Hall

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    Next LifeTeen: 
    See you in September!
    Grades 9 – 12
    2nd & 4th Fridays of the month
    7 – 9 pm Upstairs Rm 1

    If you would like to get involved or have any questions about our Youth Ministry programs, please contact Courtney:  nativityyouth@outlook.com
    416 621 2732 Ext 22

    Steubenville Toronto 
    Canada's largest
    Catholic Youth Conference
    brings together some of the best Catholic speakers and musicians in North America and provides opportunities for teens
    to encounter Christ. 
    Who: All those currently in grades 8-12
    When: July 28-30, 2017
    Where: UOIT Campus, Oshawa 
    Cost: $200 (Includes: accommodations, t-shirt, all meals & transportation)
    $100 non-refundable deposit ASAP
    Forms can be picked up/dropped off
    at the Parish Office.
    Contact Courtney for more information . 

    EDGE Adventure Camp
    A 5 day Catholic Adventure Camp with many sports & activities, live music, catechesis, Mass, praise & worship and fellowship! A fun and exciting Christ-centered camp experience! 
    Who? Students currently in grades 6-8
    Where? Camp White Pine- Haliburton
    When? August 27-31, 2017
    $400 all inclusive (transportation, food, accommodation & camp gear) 
    Spaces are limited to a first come,
    first register basis.
    Forms can be picked up/dropped off at the Parish office.

    Sunday @ 11:30 a.m.
  • Parish News

    You can make a difference... 
    Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the 2017 ShareLife Parish Campaign. You have made a brighter future much easier for many of the most vulnerable in our communities
    by your generosity. 
    For those who wish to make a contribution, you are still welcome to do so. You can drop your ShareLife envelopes in the offertory basket. 
    At last report to meet Nativity of Our Lord’s goal, by the Archdiocese of Toronto of $72,600 we are still  $17,000 dollars short.  This is a reminder to please make your contribution before the 2017 ShareLife campaign ends on the 31 st July, 2017. 
    Thank You for Your Generosity         
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  • Today's Readings

    • Reading 1  Wis 12:13, 16-19
      Responsorial Psalm  Ps 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16
      Reading 2  Rom 8:26-27
      Gospel  Mt 13:24-43  
      or  Mt 13:24-30