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  •            Happy Easter!

     
                   
     
    Fathers Michael & Anthony,
    Deacon Gerry and

    the Parish Staff
    would like to wish you all,
    a Very Happy Easter!
    May our Risen Lord bless you
    in every area of your life!
  •              Parish News

    Sacrament of Confirmation
    Many of our young parishioners will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation at the 5pm Mass on Saturday April 28th and at the 11:30am Mass on Sunday April 29th
    Please keep them in your prayers.

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    Eucharistic Adoration
    The Summit
    - April 25th
    at Nativity of Our Lord Church

    7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

     The Eucharist is the Source & Summit
    of the Christian life. 
    Hosted by Nativity's Youth Ministry.
    All are invited!

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    Catholic Women`s League
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    Spring Rummage Sale
    Dear Parishioners please keep the CWL in mind for our Spring Rummage Sale.
    Some of you may be starting to do some spring cleaning around your homes.
    Please keep in mind that on
    Friday May 18, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
    your items will be accepted that day in the parish hall. Items that we collect are: small countertop appliances, toys, skates, skis, bikes, children and adult clothing, books, dishes, glasses, vases etc


    C.W.L Scholarship to
    St. Michael’s College

    The Toronto Diocesan Council of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada is offering a scholarship to St. Michael’s College.
    This scholarship is open to any young woman who is of Catholic faith, who is completing her secondary school education, and who has indicated on her application to the University of Toronto that St. Michael’s College is her first choice. The applicant must be entering the Faculty of Arts and Science in one of the following areas of study: Commerce, Computer Science, Humanities and Social Sciences or Sciences.
    The applications must be submitted
    by May 31, 2018.
    Contact: CW.L Ivana Pejackovic
    at 647 648 7892.

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    Fr. Peter Osuntope’s Fund Raising Easter Concert

    Despite the difficult weather conditions last Sunday, Fr. Peter’s concert with the aid of the 11:30 am Band, Emily and Sien and Siena, went extremely well.
    Thanks to all who were able to attend. 
    If you were unable to attend the concert, but still wish to support Fr. Peter’s Cecilian Academy of Sacred Music, you can;
     1) place your donation in an envelope marked “Fr. Peter” in the regular collection,
     2) give this envelope to the parish office
     3) you can give the envelope
    to Fr. Peter himself.
    Please do so by Mon April 23 morning as Fr. Peter is returning back to Nigeria Tuesday April 24th. Please note cheques are to be made out to : Fr. Peter Osuntope. 
    Please be aware that these donations are NOT eligible for income tax receipts.
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    Knights of Columbus  
    Nativity of Our Lord Council 12735
    Communion Breakfast

    (date pending)
    after the 9:00 am Mass.
    Pancakes, toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee for $5.00 each.
    Tickets are available in the parish office during office hours. Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and after the weekend masses at the churches main lobby entrance (the Rathburn Road doors)

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    Feast of Corpus Christi
     on Sunday June 3rd, 2018

    Nativity of Our Lord will once again be celebrating the Feast of Corpus Christi. 
    This year our event will be on Sunday, June 3rd, starting with the 11:30 am Mass. Following will be a solemn procession through our neighbouring streets and ending with some family fun and barbecue on the parish grounds. 
    We are now gratefully accepting new items and gift cards or certificates to be used for the Silent Auction. Proceeds from the Silent Auction will be used to offset event costs as well as
    support a school in Bethlehem.
    All questions concerning contributions can be directed to: Magda Renta: mrenta@rogers.com
    Donations can be dropped off at the Church Office during office hours.
    Thank you in advance for your generosity.
    Please mark your calendars.
      More details to follow!
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  •         Today's Readings

    • Reading 1  Acts 4:8-12
      Responsorial Psalm  Ps 118:1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28, 29
      Reading 2  1 Jn 3:1-2
      Gospel  Jn 10:11-18
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