Parish Office Closed – MONDAY
The office will be closed on Monday December 5th for the funeral of Ignatia Anna Arrigo mother of Fr. Santo Arrigo Pastor of St. Patrick’s Church. The Mass will take place at St. Mark’s Church 277 Park Lawn Rd Etobicoke at 10:00am. Please keep the Arrigo family in your prayers.
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 7th 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!
Become part of our new Youth Ministry Initiative here at St. Patrick’s for Youth in Grades 8-12! We have had a great year having many youth involved in the parish in so many ways. Now we invite them to be a part of a great group among their peers for Fun, Socialization, and Faith Development. Our next gathering is on Saturday December 10, 6pm-9pm
Homeless in a Manger
Prayer – Reflection – Compassion
Sunday December 11, from 6pm – 7pm
(Immediately following the 5pm Mass)
Join us in prayer and reflection in in this 30th Year of Out of the Cold in the City of Toronto as we remember our brothers and sisters who call the streets their home and with whom we are called to live values of faith, hope and love, as inspired by the coming of Christ; born among us, homeless in a manger.
Religious Articles Store
The Religious Articles Store is now selling Christmas cards, Sunday Missal, 2017 calendars and Nativity Sets. Great gift ideas for everyone. Open every Wednesday 10am – 7pm and first Sunday of the month 11am – 5pm. The store will also be open Sun Dec 4th, 11th &18th for all your last minute Christmas Gifts.
Euthanasia/Assisted – Did You Know?
Since Canada legalized euthanasia/assisted suicide in June 2016, 374 people across the country have already died by lethal injection. Meanwhile, only 30% of Canadians have access to quality palliative (end of life) care. Please visit www.CanadiansforConscience.ca to learn and write directly to the Ontario government.
Praying with Redemptorist Saints and Blesseds
Wednesday December 14th 1pm and 6pm
The Cross in the Crib
St. Alphonsus and the preparation for Christmas
We have celebrated 150 years of the Mission of the Redemptorists to make her known under the title of Our Mother of Perpetual Help.
Come and learn more about the Redemptorists Saints and Blesseds whose lives and commitment to the Good News of Plentiful Redemption continue to speak to the hearts of Redemptorists and the faithful throughout the world. Each 45 minute presentation will take place in the Church on Wednesdays at 1pm and 6pm (in between devotion masses)
Join us every month as we reflect and pray through the intercession of Our Mother of Perpetual Help and a Redemptorist Saint and Blessed. Each 45 minute presentation will take place in the Church on Wednesdays at 1pm and 6pm (in between devotion masses)
2017 Weekly Offering Envelopes
Are available for pick up at the back of the Church. They are filed in alphabetical order. Please go to the table and pick up your box. This year the donation boxes have first & last names & box numbers only. If you would like to sign up for 2017 Weekly Offering envelopes, please contact the parish office at 416-598-3269 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
German Men’s Choir Harfentöne
Experience the Traditions of Christmas!
With Guest Choir: St. Patrick’s 12:10pm Choir, and Soloist: Susan Ryman. Join us on Sunday December 11th, 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.
St. Patrick’s Christmas Mass Schedule for 2016
Sat Dec 24th Christmas Eve
7:30am Advent Mass
5:00 PM Family Mass 8:00 PM Gregorian Choir
10:00 PM German Mass 12:00 AM Midnight Mass
Sun Dec 25th Christmas Day
8:30 AM (English) 10:00 AM (German)
12:10 PM (English) No evening 5:00 PM Mass
We invite the Children from the Parish to gather at the entrance of the Church 10 minutes before the Mass begins.
Asha Deep: Giving Tree Campaign
It’s that time of year to stop by the Shrine of St. Joseph in the Church and pick up an ornament in support of this year’s campaign for Asha Deep and Premdham– the School, Orphanage and Centre for mentally & physically disabled children in northern India. This year we are focusing on the need for the building of a Chicken Coop for both food for the Centre and for selling, as well as the needs for the Centre at Premdham. Come by the Christmas Tree to see what this year’s campaign will help support. Thank you for all the contributions collected this year so far for Asha Deep!