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Body and Blood of Christ
Think for a moment what it means that blood is in us to give. Whether donating to the blood bank, working for a worthy cause or giving birth, are we not really talking about more than blood cells, platelets and...
Archbishop Leo Visits Lake House Palliative Care Centre
In recent days, Archbishop Leo had the opportunity to visit and bless the Lake House Palliative Care Centre, one of the newest and most transformative palliative care facilities in Canada.
The new centre will provide compassionate care for both patients...
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity June 4, 2023
“Today is the Sunday of the Most Holy Trinity. The light of Eastertide and of Pentecost renews in us every year the joy and amazement of faith: let us recognize that God is not something vague, our God...
Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
Beginning in 2018, the Monday after Pentecost has been observed as the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church. This day reminds us how Jesus willed that the divine maternity be extended to all men and women...
PENTECOST SUNDAY MAY 28, 2023
After the fast of Lent we pull out all stops to celebrate this most joyful season in the liturgical year. The fifty days of Easter come to an end with Pentecost. We’ve celebrated in many ways, singing Alleluias...
Ascension of the Lord
“When they had gathered together they asked him, ‘Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?”
The readings today mark an extremely important transition in the life of Christ and His Church...
A Mother’s Day Prayer
All-Loving God, we give you thanks and praise for mothers young and old.
We pray for young mothers, who give life and count little toes and tend to our every need;
May they be blessed with patience and...
Archbishop Leo's Message for Life
My dear friends,
During the month of May, we think particularly of our Blessed Mother, who is a constant source of hope and inspiration for all of us. We ask for her powerful intercession and gentle guidance as we face...
Canadian Bishops Address Assisted Suicide Legislation
The Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) have issued an Open Letter to the Government of Canada as well as a Message to the Catholic Faithful regarding federal legislation which, by March 17, 2024, will permit...
Cardinal Collins Celebrates 50 Years of Priesthood
His Eminence, Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop-Emeritus of Toronto, today celebrates his 50th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.
Born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, Collins obtained a Bachelor of Arts (English) from St. Jerome College in Waterloo in 1969...
Archbishop Leo's Message for Catholic Education Week
Catholic Education Week 2023 takes place from April 30 – May 5. The theme for this year is: We are many, we are one.
Please see below a letter issued by Archbishop Francis Leo:
My dear friends,
Clergy Changes 2023
Below is the list of clergy changes for 2023.
Rev. Peter Chin, C.Ss.R. – June 28, 2023Redemptorists Religious Community
Rev. Paul Hancko – June 28, 2023c/o 1155 Yonge Street, Suite 304, Toronto
Rev. John Lung...
Online Faith Formation Study Opportunity
In partnership with the University of Dayton in Ohio, the Archdiocese of Toronto is offering a discounted rate for the upcoming cycle of online courses and seminars offered by the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation at the University of...
Mass of Celebration to Welcome Archbishop Francis Leo
Parishioners are invited to attend a regional Mass of Welcome taking place on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 7:00 pm at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Mississauga. A reception will follow Mass in the parish hall. All are welcome. Please...
Archbishop Leo’s Visit to Presentation Manor
On April 15, Archbishop Francis Leo spent the day with the residents of Presentation Manor, a non-profit senior’s residence in Scarborough, Ont.
Presentation Manor boasts an entirely unique feature in its residents: about half of them are...
The Pastor’s message - Why Easter Matters
“Jesus said, “It is finished.” Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” — John 19:30
Now, if this is where our story stopped, we would not be living as people of the...