The Year of Mercy Faith Sharing Circle
Thursday Evenings: 7pm – 8:30pm
Feb 18, March 3, 17, 31, April 14, 28, May 12, 26, 2016
These sessions will be facilitated
by Fr. Tomy K., our Associate Pastor
Join us for 8 biweekly sessions to share faith and to grow in this year of Mercy. Each of the eight sessions focuses on a Gospel passage and reflection by Pope Francis. Questions for reflection and discussion focus on the scripture passage and text by the Pope. The sessions conclude with an Action Step that can be used to grow in the practice and understanding of God’s mercy. Suggestion Donation is $15.00 to cover the cost of resources. This session will take place in the Neumann Hall at St. Patrick’s Church (131 McCaul Street), enter near the accessibility entrance. Pre-registration is required, by contacting the Parish Office at 416-598-3269, or email at email@example.com
Stations of the Cross
To help mark this special season of Lent, join us each week on Fridays at 5:30pm to journey with Jesus on the Way of the Cross Friday February 19th animated by the Justice and Service Group.
2015 Income tax Receipts
Are ready for pick up after all Masses. Please pick up your receipts. If your address and/or contact information has changed this year, please contact the parish office. Thank you for giving to St. Patrick’s Church. If you would like to sign up or pick up Weekly offering envelopes for 2016, please visit the Parish Office, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
An Evening Reflection for Moms
Friday, Feb. 19 7pm – 9pm in the Church Office
Mothers of children ages 0-18 are invited to a casual evening of reflection and conversation with other moms as we explore the question, “What is God inviting me to change this Lent?” Our program includes a short video presentation, guided conversation, and prayer. Please RSVP by Wednesday, Feb. 17, to reserve your space. email@example.com
Justice and Service Group
The Justice and Service Group will meet on Sunday February 21st after the 12:10pm Mass in the Neumann Hall. Discussions will include: Asha Deep Orphanage in India, Project Hope-Refugees, Development and Peace, Pax Christi. A light lunch will be provided. All are welcome!
Family Day Mass
A reminder there will be one Mass celebrated on Family Day, Monday February 15th at 9:00am. The Church will close soon after the Mass. The office will also be closed and will re-open on Tuesday February 16th at 9:00am
St. Patrick’s Parish Dinner & Dance
Join us in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day as a Parish Community in this commemorative year for the 150th Anniversary of the Redemptorist Mission to make Mary known under the title of Our Mother of Perpetual Help.
Saturday March 12, 2016 Doors Open at 6pm
Tickets are $30 for Adult, Children (age 5-12) $15. Free < 5 years.
Tickets will be available after Masses and from the Parish Office.
Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.
Buffet – Dessert Auction – Live and Silent Auction – DJ – Cash Bar
150th Anniversary of the Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help
“Praying with Icons”
Come and learn about the Byzantine tradition of praying with Icons, from which our beloved Icon comes to us
Presenter: Bishop John Pazak, C.Ss.R.
Eastern Rite Slovak Bishop for Canada
Sunday February 21, 2016 (in the church)
11:00am – 11:45am and 1:15pm – 2:00pm
Wednesday February 24, 2016 (in the church)
1:00pm – 1:45pm and 6:00pm – 6:45pm
SERVE 2016: May 6 – June 4
Summer Endeavour in a Redemptorist Volunteer Experience
Inviting Young Adults age 19-30 to a 4 week living-in experience of prayer, community and service in downtown Toronto. Applications available at www.plugintochrist.ca
Contact Fr. Santo for more information about this opportunity.
What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Living Mercy and Love in the Lenten Journey
For Young Adults (age 18-39)
Friday February 26, 2016 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Neumann Hall 131 McCaul Street
Join us for an evening of a simple meal, sharing, reflection and prayer as we take time to understand God’s Love and Mercy in the in the midst of this Lenten Journey.
Join us first at 5:30 pm in the Church for the Way of the Cross in the Church animated by Ignite! Young Adult Ministry. Register by contacting us firstname.lastname@example.org or on Meet Up for Facebook.
Young Neighbours in Action 2016!
High School Students all over the United States and Canada are gearing up to be involved in Young Neighbours in Action in different locations across the continent. YNIA is a weeklong service program for students who have completed grades 9-12. St. Patrick’s will be hosting YNIA July 24 – July 30, 2016. We invite High School Students from the parish to be part of the St. Patrick’s Team for the week. Youth will work at a volunteer agency during the day and reflect on their experience through games, skits and prayer. To learn about Young Neighbours in Action, visit www.youngneighbors.org. If you are interested in being a part of the St. Pat’s group participating in the program, please refer to the website or contact Fr. Santo at the parish office by February 22nd.