Feast of Christ The King

FUNERAL FOR BRIAN SHARPE

Dear Parishioners,

The funeral for Brian Sharpe will take place on Monday December 1 at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick’s Church.

Continue to keep Brian and his family in your prayers.

Fr. Santo

St. PATRICK’S CHRISTMAS  AND NEW YEARS DAY

MASS SCHEDULE FOR 2014/2015:

Wed Dec 24th 2014:  Christmas Eve

7:30 AM Devotions

9:30 AM Devotions

12:00 PM Devotions

5:00 PM Christmas Eve Mass

8:00 PM Christmas Eve Mass

10:00 PM Christmas Eve Mass (German)

12:00 AM Midnight Mass

Thurs Dec 25th 2014:  Christmas Day

8:30 AM (English)

10:00 AM (German)

12:10 PM (English)

No evening 5:00 PM Mass

Fri Dec 26th 2014: Boxing Day

9:00 AM (English)

10:00 AM (German)

Wed Dec 31st 2014: New Years’ Eve

7:30 AM Devotions

9:30 AM Devotions

12:00 PM Devotions

5:00pm Vigil Mass (English)

Thurs Jan 1st 2015: Feast of Mary Mother of God

8:30 AM (English)

10:00 AM (German)

12:10 PM (English)

No evening 5:00 PM Mass

Mission Bazaar Thank You!

To everyone who donated and supported St.Patrick’s Missions Bazaar. A total of $9,300.00 was raised for The Redemptorist Missions in Africa and Madagascar. A special Thank You goes to Maria Luxbacher and the many volunteers that helped make this a great success.

Advent Family Day Sunday November 30, 2014

Following the 12:10 PM Mass

Inviting Families to mark the Season of Advent as a journey towards Bethlehem. Through activities, games and stories, children and their parents will explore the wonder of Christ’s birth and the many ways we prepare for it in our homes and in our hearts. Registration for this event is required: familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

Remembering our Loved Ones in this Month of November

You are invited to inscribe the names of your loved ones who have died in our Book of Life at the front of the Church. This is an opportunity to share in the prayer of the community for those who have died and those that we still hold close to our hearts. You are invited as well to write the names of the deceased in the prayer slips at the back of the Church and place them before the Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, or in the Intentions Boxes at the back of the Church. The All Souls Day Mass envelopes are also available on the counter for your use.

St. Patrick’s Religious Articles Store

Is now selling Christmas cards, Sunday Missal, and 2015 calendars. Great gift ideas for everyone. Open every Wednesday from 10:00am -7:00pm and every first Sunday of the month.

Papal Blessing Scrolls

Change in procedure for ordering of the Papal Blessing Scrolls. Papal Blessing scrolls will only be available directly from the Vatican, not through the Archdiocese of Toronto. Parishioners will be able to go on line, download the order form, and send directly to the Vatican by fax or mail. The scroll order will be processed and sent to the parishioner directly. Vatican website: www.vatican.va, under the Roman Curia tab, and then the Office of Papal Charities.

Adoration and Holy Hour

Join us for a quiet time of prayer and reflection before the Blessed Sacrament. First Friday December 5th immediately following the 12:10pm Mass.

Out of the Cold has begun!

We continue to welcome our guests for our Sunday night Out of the Cold Program. Our first week we welcomed over 250 guests for dinner, 75 of whom stayed over in the Church Hall. We continue to welcome your support of this important ministry. If you would like to support our efforts, financial contributions may be made to “St. Patrick’s Out of the Cold”, using the envelopes provided at the back of the Church. We also welcome donations of toiletry items, new gloves, mits, hats, underwear, track pants! Thank you for your ongoing support of this ministry!

Wednesday Open Door Lunch

Jingle Jangle Jingle It’s time for us to mix and mingle.

Please join us for a Christmas Festive Luncheon on Wednesday December 3rd after the 12noon Novena Mass. There is no cost, however your Donations are appreciated to help defray the costs of food supplies.

Special Guest Santa Claus!

German Men’s Choir Harfentöne

Experience the Traditional Christmas Carols. Guest Choir: Austrian Choir Edelweiss, Conductor: Manfred Petz, Soprano Soloist: Susan Ryman. Join us on Sunday December 14th, 2:00 PM at St. Patrick’s Church 131 McCaul St.

Admission: $20.00, Students under 18: $5.00, Children under 10: free

After the concert you are invited for coffee and cake in the Neumann Hall.

When in Church

Be aware of your surroundings Keep your belongings safe and with you at all times Report any concerns immediately to the Office.

Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Remembering our Loved Ones in this Month of November

You are invited to inscribe the names of your loved ones who have died in our Book of Life at the front of the Church. This is an opportunity to share in the prayer of the community for those who have died and those that we still hold close to our hearts. You are invited as well to write the names of the deceased in the prayer slips at the back of the Church and place them before the Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, or in the Intentions Boxes at the back of the Church. The All Souls Day Mass envelopes are also available on the counter for your use.

The Shepherds’ Trust Campaign November 15 & 16

As members of our Catholic community, we regularly benefit from the tireless service of our priests. Called by God and ordained to care for His people, our priests serve our families, in churches, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, missions and on the streets. The Shepherds’ Trust ensures our priests can live their retirement years with dignity. The Shepherds’ Trust collection will take place this weekend November 15 & 16 in all parishes. This fund does more than just support our priests’ in their twilight years; it represents a very tangible gesture of thanks for the blessings we have received. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Envelopes will be available at the back of the Church.

Adoration and Holy Hour

Join us for a quiet time of prayer and reflection before the Blessed Sacrament. First Friday December 5th immediately following the 12:10pm Mass.

2015 Weekly Offering Envelopes

Will be available for pick up in December. If you are moving or have moved please call the office at 416-598-3269 or e-mail secretary@stpatrickstoronto.ca before November 14th with your new information and help keep our records current. Call the office if you would like donation envelopes for 2015.

Taize Prayer

Celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life Friday November 21st 7:00pm – 8:00pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Church 520 Sherbourne St. Toronto. Sponsored by the Toronto Area Vocation Directors Association. Refreshments to follow.

Young Adult ONLINE SURVEY! We want to hear from you!

The St. Patrick’s “Ignite!” Young Adult Ministry Team would like to hear from the Young Adults in the Parish for feedback and ideas about how we can continue to build programs and ministries geared toward students and working professionals between the ages of 18-39. Simply scan the above code, or visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/ignite-stpats and take 5 minutes to share with us your thoughts! Thanks!

St. Patrick’s Religious Articles Store

Is now selling Christmas cards, Sunday Missal, and 2015 calendars. Great gift ideas for everyone. Open every Wednesday and first Sunday of the Month.

Papal Blessing Scrolls

Change in procedure for ordering of the Papal Blessing Scrolls. Papal Blessing scrolls will only be available directly from the Vatican, not through the Archdiocese of Toronto. Parishioners will be able to go on line, download the order form, and send directly to the Vatican by fax or mail. The scroll order will be processed and sent to the parishioner directly.

Vatican website: www.vatican.va, under the Roman Curia tab, and then the Office of Papal Charities.

Advent Family Day Sunday

November 30, 2014 Following the 12:10 PM Mass

Inviting Families to mark the Season of Advent as a journey towards Bethlehem. Through activities, games and stories, children and their parents will explore the wonder of Christ’s birth and the many ways we prepare for it in our homes and in our hearts. Registration for this event is required: familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

Campaign Life Coalition Christmas Cakes

Members from Campaign Life will be at St. Patrick’s Church Sunday November 23rd to sell Christmas Cakes after every Mass in the foyer of the Church. Deluxe 2lb cake comes in a beautiful decorative Tin sells for $25 and the regular 1.5 lb bar cake packed in a colourful box & wrapped to preserve freshness sells for $15. Makes a thoughtful gift for family, friends and neighbours.

Open Door Lunch

Jingle Jangle Jingle It’s time for us to mix and mingle.

Please join us for a Christmas Festive Luncheon on Wednesday December 3rd after the 12noon Novena Mass. There is no cost, however your Donations are appreciated to help defray the costs of food supplies.

Special Guest Santa Claus

“Dancing in the Dark”

“Winter Blues” creeping in? Know the realities of young adults struggling with mental health? Called to be compassionate and supportive?

This event is geared towards young adults age 18-35.

Join us for “An Evening on Sin and Redemption” at PRENUP PUB! 191 College Street

Tuesday November 18, 2014   7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Come and explore this important issue that impacts all of us in one way or another. Our guest speakers will be Nicolaie Atitienei MSW, MPsych, Christian Based Pastoral Counsellor, and Dennis McDermott BSW, Family Mental Health Counsellor.

Bringing Mental Health into the Light is the first step to break the stigma!

Bring a friend, an open mind and an open heart! No admission at the door! Pub Grub Snacks will be provided, but beverages will be at the guest’s expense.

Please RSVP: ignite@stpatrickstoronto.ca

 

 

 

 

 

The Dedication of The Lateran Basilica

The Shepherds’ Trust Campaign

November 15 & 16

As members of our Catholic community, we regularly benefit from the tireless service of our priests. Called by God and ordained to care for His people, our priests serve our families, in churches, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, missions and on the streets. The Shepherds’ Trust ensures our priests can live their retirement years with dignity.

The Shepherds’ Trust collection will take place in all parishes in the Archdiocese during the weekend of November 15 & 16. This fund does more than just support our priests’ in their twilight years; it represents a very tangible gesture of thanks for the blessings we have received. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Envelopes will be available at the back of the Church.

Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake

The Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake is hosting their 50th Anniversary Gala. Be part of a new beginning. Celebrate the spiritual heritage of the Augustinian Community at Marylake and hear about their glorious plans for the future, such as the stunning new 20-acre Rosary Path. Entertainment and Live Auction. The Gala is held at Bellvue Manor 8083 Jane St. Vaughan. Friday November 14th, 2014 6:30pm Reception, 7:30pm Dinner. Business/Formal Attire. Tickets $125 per person. For more information call 905-833-5368. Visit: www.augustinians.ca Hosted by The Augustinian Community at Marylake.

“Out of the Cold” begins Nov 16!

Out of the Cold is an opportunity for St. Patrick’s community to welcome our brothers and sisters who call the streets their home for Sunday dinner, a warm place to share in fellowship, and for some, a warm place to sleep. We typically welcome up to 350 people for dinner and house 80 people for overnight. Support for our program is entirely through the generosity of donors that help to make our program one of welcome and compassion. One evening costs $1500. We also welcome donations of NEW gloves, hats, underwear, socks, toiletries (travel sizes). Financial contributions to the program can be made to “St. Patrick’s Church – Out of the Cold Program.” You can use the envelopes provided at the back of the Church.

2015 Weekly Offering Envelopes

Will be available for pick up in December. If you are moving or have moved please call the office at 416-598-3269 or e-mail secretary@stpatrickstoronto.ca before November 14th with your new information and help keep our records current. Call the office if you would like donation envelopes for 2015.

Young Adult ONLINE SURVEY! We want to hear from you!

The St. Patrick’s “Ignite!” Young Adult Ministry Team would like to hear from the Young Adults in the Parish for feedback and ideas about how we can continue to build programs and ministries geared toward students and working professionals between the ages of 18-39. Simply scan the above code, or visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/ignite-stpats and take 5 minutes to share with us your thoughts! Thanks!

Redemptorist Mission Bazaar

Wednesday November 12th, starting at 9:00am in Neumann Hall (access by South Door of Church)

Join us for great food, wonderful finds (crafts, nearly new items and clothing!) and great prizes…. Proceeds go towards Redemptorist Foreign Mission Programs.  If you would like to make a donation of your beloved clothing and other items (in working order), please contact Maria Luxbacher at the Parish Office to arrange a time to drop off your item.

Please do not bring

large or broken items or electronics!

Santa Claus Parade “After Party”

Sunday November 16, 2014 after the parade

Why not come over to St. Patrick’s (Neumann Hall) after the parade (around 2:30 pm) and warm up with Hot Chocolate, snacks and have some fun with Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, Christmas Crafts, Movies and Songs and more! This is a wonderful opportunity for families to gather after the Parade which passes right near St. Patrick’s along University Avenue. Invite your friends and family! Please RSVP, by calling the office or emailing Karen Keays: familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

St. Patrick’s Religious Articles Store

Is now selling Christmas cards, Sunday Missal, and 2015 calendars. Great gift ideas for everyone. Open every Wednesday and first Sunday of the Month.

Papal Blessing Scrolls

Change in procedure for ordering of the Papal Blessing Scrolls. Effective November 15th, Papal Blessing scrolls will only be available directly from the Vatican, not through the Archdiocese of Toronto. Parishioners will be able to go on line, download the order form, and send directly to the Vatican by fax or mail. The scroll order will be processed and sent to the parishioner directly.

Vatican website: www.vatican.va, under the Roman Curia tab, and then the Office of Papal Charities.

Advent Family Day

Sunday November 30, 2014 Following the 12:10 PM Mass

Inviting Families to mark the Season of Advent as a journey towards Bethlehem. Through activities, games and stories, children and their parents will explore the wonder of Christ’s birth and the many ways we prepare for it in our homes and in our hearts. Registration for this event is required: familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

“Dancing in the Dark”

“Winter Blues” creeping in? Know the realities of young adults struggling with mental health? Called to be compassionate and supportive

This event is geared towards young adults age 18-35.

 Join us for “An Evening on Sin and Redemption” at PRENUP PUB! 191 College Street

Tuesday November 18, 2014   7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Come and explore this important issue that impacts all of us in one way or another. Our guest speakers will be Nicolaie Atitienei MSW, MPsych, Christian Based Pastoral Counsellor, and Dennis McDermott BSW, Family Mental Health Counsellor.

Bringing Mental Health into the Light is the first step to break the stigma!

Bring a friend, an open mind and an open heart! No admission at the door! Pub Grub Snacks will be provided, but beverages will be at the guest’s expense.

Please RSVP: ignite@stpatrickstoronto.ca

 

 

 

 

The Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed (All Souls Day)

Adoration and Holy Hour

Join us for a quiet time of prayer and reflection before the Blessed Sacrament. First Friday November 7th immediately following the 12:10pm Mass.

Feast of St. John Lateran November 9th 12:10 PM Mass

Feast Day of the  Foundation of the Redemptorists

Fr. Michael Brehl C.Ss.R., the Superior General of the Redemptorists will be celebrating the 12:10 PM Mass on Sunday November 9th in honour of the Foundation of the Redemptorists, and the conclusion of the “Year of the Redemptorist Vocation” which was celebrated throughout the world. The Redemptorist Novitiate community will be animating the ministries at this liturgy, and all the professed Redemptorists Priests and Brothers will renew their vows at this celebration.

Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake

The Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake is hosting their 50th Anniversary Gala. Be part of a new beginning. Celebrate the spiritual heritage of the Augustinian Community at Marylake and hear about their glorious plans for the future, such as the stunning new 20-acre Rosary Path. Entertainment and Live Auction. The Gala is held at Bellvue Manor 8083 Jane St. Vaughan. Friday November 14th, 2014 6:30pm Reception, 7:30pm Dinner. Business/Formal Attire. Tickets $125 per person. For more information call 905-833-5368 or email: www.augustinians.ca Hosted by The Augustinian Community at Marylake.

“Out of the Cold” begins Nov 16!

Out of the Cold is an opportunity for St. Patrick’s community to welcome our brothers and sisters who call the streets their home for Sunday dinner, a warm place to share in fellowship, and for some, a warm place to sleep. We typically welcome up to 350 people for dinner and house 80 people for overnight. Support for our program is entirely through the generosity of donors that help to make our program one of welcome and compassion. One evening costs $1500. We also welcome donations of NEW gloves,

Financial contributions to the program can be made to “St. Patrick’s Church – Out of the Cold Program.” You can use the envelopes provided at the back of the Church.

Young Adult ONLINE SURVEY! We want to hear from you!

The St. Patrick’s “Ignite!” Young Adult Ministry Team would like to hear from the Young Adults in the Parish for feedback and ideas about how we can continue to build programs and ministries geared toward students and working professionals between the ages of 18-39. Simply scan the above code, or visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/ignite-stpats and take 5 minutes to share with us your thoughts! Thanks!

Redemptorist Mission Bazaar

Wednesday November 12th, starting at 9:00am in Neumann Hall (access by South Door of Church)

Join us for great food, wonderful finds (crafts, nearly new items and clothing!) and great prizes…. Proceeds go towards Redemptorist Foreign Mission Programs.  If you would like to make a donation of your beloved clothing and other items (in working order), please contact Maria Luxbacher at the Parish Office to arrange a time to drop off your item.

Please do not bring large or broken items or electronics!

Open Door Lunch Celebrating our Saints!

Join us Wednesday November 5th after the 12noon Novena Mass for lunch in the Church Hall. Come and meet new friends, enjoy a great meal. There is no cost, however your Donations are appreciated to help defray the costs of food supplies.

Santa Claus Parade “After Party”

Sunday November 16, 2014 after the parade around 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Santa Claus is coming to town!!! Are you going to see him?

Why not come over to St. Patrick’s after the parade and warm up with Hot Chocolate, snacks and have some fun with Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, Christmas Crafts, Movies and Songs and more!

This is a wonderful opportunity for families to gather after the Parade which passes right near St. Patrick’s along University Avenue.

Invite your friends and family! Let us know that you plan to attend!

familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

2015 Weekly Offering Envelopes

Will be available for pick up in December. If you are moving or have moved please call the office at 416-598-3269 or e-mail secretary@stpatrickstoronto.ca before November 14th with your new information and help keep our records current. Call the office if you would like donation envelopes for 2015!

St. Patrick’s Religious Articles Store

Is now selling Christmas cards, Sunday Missal, and 2015 calendars. Great gift ideas for everyone.

Advent Family Day Sunday November 30, 2014

Following the 12:10 PM Mass

Inviting Families to mark the Season of Advent as a journey towards Bethlehem. Through activities, games and stories, children and their parents will explore the wonder of Christ’s birth and the many ways we prepare for it in our homes and in our hearts.

Registration for this event is required

familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

World Mission Sunday

Thank you very much for your generous support of World Mission Sunday last week. This support is a blessing for the Priests, Sisters, Brothers and Lay Catechists who depend on this help through the Propagation of the Faith. Please continue to pray for all who serve in mission countries that they may remain steadfast in their vocation to bring Christ’s message of love to those they serve – the world’s most vulnerable.

Adoration and Holy Hour

Join us for a quiet time of prayer and reflection before the Blessed Sacrament. First Friday November 7th immediately following the 12:10pm Mass.

St. Joseph’s College School

The Administration and staff of St. Joseph’s College School cordially invites Grade 8 female students and their parents/guardians to the information Evening and Open House to be held on Wednesday October 29th at 7:00pm. St. Joseph’s College School 74 Wellesley Street. West.

Holocaust Education Week

“Kindertransport”

A short BBC Documentary film Commemorating and Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Kindertransport. The German word “Kindertransport” translated literally into English means the transportation of children. It is how Jewish parents, in desperation, tried to get their children out of growing Nazi territory. Following the destruction wrought during the Kristallnacht on November 9th and 10th 1938. The British Parliament granted sanctuary to some of the youngest victims of Nazi oppression. The event is open to the public on Wednesday October 29th 7:00pm – 9:00pm. At Scarboro Missions 2685 Kingston Rd, Scarborough (Kingston/Brimley). Admission is free and no registration is required.

 

Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake

The Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake is hosting their 50th Anniversary Gala. Be part of a new beginning. Celebrate the spiritual heritage of the Augustinian Community at Marylake and hear about their glorious plans for the future, such as the stunning new 20-acre Rosary Path. Entertainment and Live Auction. The Gala is held at Bellvue Manor 8083 Jane St. Vaughan. Friday November 14th, 2014 6:30pm Reception, 7:30pm Dinner. Business/Formal Attire. Tickets $125 per person. For more information call 905-833-5368 or email: www.augustinians.ca Hosted by The Augustinian Community at Marylake.

 

“Out of the Cold” begins soon!

“Out of the Cold” will begin Sunday Nov 16th and operate every Sunday evening until March 2015. Out of the Cold is an opportunity for St. Patrick’s community to welcome our brothers and sisters who call the streets their home for Sunday dinner, a warm place to share in fellowship, and for some, a warm place to sleep. We typically welcome up to 350 people for dinner and house 80 people for overnight. Support for our program is entirely through the generosity of donors that help to make our program one of welcome and compassion. One evening costs $1500.

Financial contributions to the program can be made to “St. Patrick’s Church – Out of the Cold Program.” You can use the envelopes provided at the back of the Church.

The Mandatory Volunteer Session for new and returning volunteers will take place on Sunday October 26th in the Parish Hall at 3:00 PM. For more information about volunteering,

contact Julia Peleyni, the Volunteer Coordinator at julia.pelenyiootc@yahoo.com.

Young Adult Coffee House!

Keep Sunday November 9th free (following the 5 PM Mass) for a Coffee House for our Young Adults (18-35 years). Share your talent (music, story, poetry), while getting to know other young adults from the Parish. Great food and beverages available. Let us know if you would like to perform, by contacting us at ignite@stpatrickstoronto.ca

Redemptorist Mission Bazaar

Wednesday November 12th, starting at 9:00am

in Neumann Hall (access by South Door of Church)

Join us for great food, wonderful finds (crafts, nearly new items and clothing!) and great prizes…. Proceeds go towards Redemptorist Foreign Mission Programs.  If you would like to make a donation of your beloved clothing and other items (in working order), please contact Maria Luxbacher at the Parish Office to arrange a time to drop off your item.

Please do not bring large or broken items or electronics!

Open Door Lunch

Celebrating our Saints!

Join us Wednesday November 5th after the 12noon Novena Mass for lunch in the Church Hall. Come and meet new friends, enjoy a great meal. There is no cost, however your Donations are appreciated to help defray the costs of food supplies.

Santa Claus Parade “After Party”

Sunday November 16, 2014 after the parade around 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Santa Claus is coming to town!!! Are you going to see him?

Why not come over to St. Patrick’s after the parade and warm up with Hot Chocolate, snacks and have some fun with Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, Christmas Crafts, Movies and Songs and more!

This is a wonderful opportunity for families to gather after the Parade which passes right near St. Patrick’s along University Avenue.

Invite your friends and family! Let us know that you plan to attend!

familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

2015 Weekly Offering Envelopes

Will be available for pick up in December. If you are moving or have moved please call the office at 416-598-3269 or e-mail secretary@stpatrickstoronto.ca before November 14th with your new information and help keep our records current. Call the office if you would like donation envelopes for 2015!

St. Patrick’s Religious Articles Store

Is now selling Christmas cards, Sunday Missal, and 2015 calendars. Great gift ideas for everyone.

 

Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Parent and Child Pray and Play!

This new weekly parent-led program offers a mid-week fuel up for parents and their young children. Join us for fellowship at Neumann Hall, 131 McCaul Street following the Wednesday 9:30 AM Novena Mass (approx., 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM).  Connect with other families as we come together to grow in our faith.  Programming includes prayer, informal conversation and of course play time for the children. Please bring a toy with you to share.   Snacks are provided. Registration is not required. Invite your friends.

World Mission Sunday

Today, World Mission Sunday, with Catholics throughout the world, we are called to offer our prayers and generous financial support, through the Propagation of the Faith, for the worldwide mission of Jesus. Your gift on World Mission Sunday helps…

  • People in remote villages, towns and cities through the witness and work of missionaries and local priests.
  • Children, the elderly, refugees, the sick, and the orphans through the service of Religious Sisters and Brothers.
  • To bring the Gospel to the poorest of our human family.
  • Catechists proclaim the message of hope and peace that only Christ can give.Please offer prayer for the work of the Church in the Missions today – Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands and Latin America. And be as generous as you can today, World Mission Sunday. Please pick up an envelope at the back of the church.

Please offer prayer for the work of the Church in the Missions today – Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands and Latin America. And be as generous as you can today, World Mission Sunday. Please pick up an envelope at the back of the church.

Mom’s Night Out

Friday October 24, 2014 7pm – 9pm

St. Patrick’s is pleased to offer an evening out for moms! Take a break from your busy schedule to enjoy good food and great conversation. Hear from speakers who are passionate about faith and motherhood and connect with other moms in the conversation.   Location: Neumann Hall, 131 McCaul Street, 7pm-9pm to RSVP or to be added to the family ministry mailing list for future events, contact familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca with the subject line, “Mom’s Night Out”

St. Joseph’s College School

The Administration and staff of St. Joseph’s College School cordially invites Grade 8 female students and their parents/guardians to the information Evening and Open House to be held on Wednesday October 29th at 7:00pm. St. Joseph’s College School 74 Wellesley Street West.

Holocaust Education Week

“Kindertransport”

A short BBC Documentary film Commemorating and Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Kindertransport. The German word “Kindertransport” translated literally into English means the transportation of children. It is how Jewish parents, in desperation, tried to get their children out of growing Nazi territory. Following the destruction wrought during the Kristallnacht on November 9th and 10th 1938. The British Parliament granted sanctuary to some of the youngest victims of Nazi oppression. The event is open to the public on Wednesday October 29th 7:00pm – 9:00pm. At Scarboro Missions 2685 Kingston Rd, Scarborough (Kingston/Brimley). Admission is free and no registration is required.

Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake

The Shrine of Our Lady of Grace Marylake is hosting their 50th Anniversary Gala. Be part of a new beginning. Celebrate the spiritual heritage of the Augustinian Community at Marylake and hear about their glorious plans for the future, such as the stunning new 20-acre Rosary Path. Entertainment and Live Auction. The Gala is held at Bellvue Manor 8083 Jane St. Vaughan. Friday November 14th, 2014 6:30pm Reception, 7:30pm Dinner. Business/Formal Attire. Tickets $125 per person. For more information call 905-833-5368 or email: www.augustinians.ca Hosted by The Augustinian Community at Marylake.

“Out of the Cold” begins soon!

“Out of the Cold” will begin Sunday Nov 16th and operate every Sunday evening until March 2015. Out of the Cold is an opportunity for St. Patrick’s community to welcome our brothers and sisters who call the streets their home for Sunday dinner, a warm place to share in fellowship, and for some, a warm place to sleep. We typically welcome up to 350 people for dinner and house 80 people for overnight. Support for our program is entirely through the generosity of donors that help to make our program one of welcome and compassion. One evening costs $1500.

Financial contributions to the program can be made to “St. Patrick’s Church – Out of the Cold Program.” You can use the envelopes provided at the back of the Church.

The Mandatory Volunteer Session for new and returning volunteers will take place on Sunday October 26th in the Parish Hall at 3:00 PM. For more information about volunteering, contact Julia Peleyni, the Volunteer Coordinator at julia.pelenyiootc@yahoo.com.

Young Adult Coffee House!

Keep Sunday November 9th free (following the 5 PM Mass) for a Coffee House for our Young Adults (18-35 years). Share your talent (music, story, poetry), while getting to know other young adults from the Parish. Great food and beverages available. Let us know if you would like to perform, by contacting us at ignite@stpatrickstoronto.ca

Santa Claus Parade “After Party”

Sunday November 16, 2014 after the parade around 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Santa Claus is coming to town!!! Are you going to see him?

Why not come over to St. Patrick’s after the parade and warm up with Hot Chocolate, snacks and have some fun with Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, Christmas Crafts, Movies and Songs and more!

This is a wonderful opportunity for families to gather after the Parade which passes right near St. Patrick’s along University Avenue.

Invite your friends and family!

Let us know that you plan to attend!

familyministry@stpatrickstoronto.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

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