Registering as a parishioner of Nativity of Our Lord offers you and your family members a number of benefits, such as:
On December 18, 7 pm to 10 pm, at St. Basil’s Parish, 50 St. Joseph St., Toronto His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins and the Office of Catholic Youth invite all to join the young adults of the Archdiocese of Toronto to participate in solemn Eucharistic Adoration at St. Basil’s Parish. A professional choir will offer chant for a portion of adoration and Cardinal Collins will provide a brief reflection. The sacrament of reconciliation will be made available. A social for the young adults will follow at St. Basil’s Parish Hall, from 8:30 pm to 10 pm. For more information, call OCY 416 599 7676 or email email@example.com
Fr. Peter Osuntope is now concluding his studies for a Master’s Degree in Sacred Music at the University of Toronto. On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, he will be returning to the Archdiocese of Lagos, Nigeria, to resume his ministry there. To express our gratitude for Fr. Peter’s service to our parish through his beautiful homilies, his music and praise and worship, we will hold a Farewell Reception on Sunday, December 7, 2014, Church Hall, after the 11:30 am Mass. All parishioners are invited to bid good-bye and say thank you to Fr. Peter.
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am, 11:30 am (Youth Mass)
Monday, Thursday & Friday 9:30 am
Tuesday & Wednesday 7:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 to 4:30 pm & by appointment.
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 noon; 1:00 - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 noon; 1:00 - 9:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monday & Saturday
Contemplative Advent Practices for Those Experiencing Loss
November 29, 2014, St. Norbert’s Church
100 Regent Rd (West of Dufferin Ave
one block north of Wilson Ave)
Catholic Family Services of Toronto – New Beginnings, and St. Norbert’s Church, invite you to a Saturday Advent Retreat with Christine Rybka-Miki, M.Div. and Maureen McDonnell, D. Min. This Advent, rediscover the wealth that our faith tradition and Ignatian contemplative prayer has to offer us as we wait in abiding hope. All are welcome! Light lunch will be provided. Pre-registration necessary. Please call Mary Benincasa at 416 921 1163, Ext. 2235.
The season of Advent calls us to be vigilant in anticipation of the Master’s return so that we live each day according to the teachings of Christ. Could God’s “particular task” for you be a call to a Church vocation? If you think God is calling you to be a priest, religious or deacon, contact Fr. Chris Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto 416 968 0997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Under the spiritual leadership of Fr. Martin Pereira, come to a Pilgrimage to Fatima & Infant Jesus on December 6 – 7, 2014. Cost: $359/person: tax included. Departure: 7:30 am, Dec 6, and return at 10 pm, Dec. 7. For details, contact Merlita Santua 416 496 3240.
Friars’ Student Writing Award 2015
Win Great Prizes!
Students aged 14 to 18 are invited to write a 500-word essay on the theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated January 18-25, 2015. This year’s theme is “Jesus said to her: ‘Give me a drink.’” (John 4:7) First prize is an iPad Air (16 GB), second prize is a Kobo Aura H2O and third to sixth prizes are a one-year subscription to The Catholic Register. Deadline for entries is January 9, 2015. Email your essay to email@example.com or fax it to 416 934 3409. For further information, call 416 934 3400 Ext 344, 416 934 3410 Ext 404, or 8 855 441 4077.
As of Nov. 15, 2014, the Archdiocese of Toronto will no longer facilitate the ordering of Papal Blessing scrolls. Parishioners will be able to go online, download the order form, and send this directly to the Vatican by fax or mail. The scroll order will be processed and sent to the parishioner, along with an invoice of the scroll and shipping costs. Please visit www.vatican.va, under the Roman Curia tab, choose the Office of Papal Charities under Institutions Connected with the Holy See. For questions, please call Artimizia Tellis at 416 934 3400 Ext 510.