Redemptorist Mission Bazaar
Wednesday November 16th, starting at 9:00am
Neumann Hall (access by South Door of Church)
Join us for great food, wonderful finds (crafts, nearly new items and clothing!) and great prizes including:
- Stunning 2017 Colours of the Earth Europe Calendar
- 2 Tickets to the Christmas Dinner
- Mother of Perpetual Help Tapestry (Made in India)
- “Trachten” Doll
- Painting “Edward Gardens in the Fall”
- Hand Knit Afghan
- Shiatsu Massage Pillow
- 2 Gift Baskets, full of goodies
- Grand Prize: Greenis Multi Juicer 9008
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. Monetary donations may be made out to “St. Patrick’s Church”. Indicate on the memo line Redemptorist Mission Bazaar.
PLEASE DO NOT BRING
LARGE OR BROKEN ITEMS OR ELECTRONICS!
Our Hands, God’s Work
Time given to God’s work is never wasted. We have over 30 different ministries for you to choose from. Please pick up a copy of the 2016/2017 Volunteer Stewardship booklet. You can fill in the Registration form found in the booklet, or a Welcome Newcomers form. A member of Volunteer Ministries Committee will get in touch with you, to get you connected. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please contact Irene at 416-598-3269, or email at email@example.com.
St. Patrick’s Out of the Cold
Volunteer Mandatory Meeting
If you are interested in volunteering for Out of the Cold you must attend a mandatory meeting on Sunday October 30th 2:00pm – 4:30pm. Please visit our website for more information and to register as a volunteer. www.stpatrickstoronto.ca
Holy Door of Mercy
We give thanks for all the blessings to the faithful who visited the Door here at St. Patrick’s during this Year of Mercy. The Holy Door will close on Sunday November 13th during 12:10pm Mass. The Holy Door in Rome will close on Sunday November 20th.
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 Friday October 29, 6pm-9pm.
All Saints’ Day Celebration
Sunday October 30th following the 12:10pm Mass
Meet some Saints you’ve heard of and some you probably haven’t at our first liturgically based party of the year. Learn why we celebrate All Saints’ Day and pick up some fun (and meaningful) new ideas for how we can celebrate. Prizes will be awarded to all children who attend dressed as their favourite Saint.
Registration for this event is required firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Patrick’s Gregorian Choir
All are invited to join the St Patrick’s Gregorian Choir. As The St Patrick’s Gregorian Choir celebrates its 10th anniversary of formation this year, we invite anyone with an interest in learning the chants of the church, and participating in the Saturday 5 pm Mass at St Patrick’s Church, Toronto, to join one of the few groups that specializes in Gregorian chant. For information, call Surinder S. Mundra, choir director, at 416.731.4485.
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2017
Fr. Ed Eherer, CSsR will be leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, March 02 – 11, 2017. Here is an opportunity to walk where our Lord walked. For information please contact Fr. Ed through the parish office 416-598-3269 ext #1210 or Biblical Journeys Canada, 2508 Silvan Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2J 4K5
Tel. & Cell. # 289 990 9841 & 289 990 5853 E-mail: email@example.com.
St. Patrick’s Social Justice Group
The St Patrick’s Social Justice Commission acts as an umbrella group for the following sub-groups:
- Catholic Voice
- Development & Peace
- Pax Christi
- Refugee Services Group
Annual fund raising efforts for Asha Deep, school and orphanage in Northern India is one of our projects. Funds are raised through an Oktoberfest themed BBQ and the Advent wishing tree. As of 2015, the funds were shared with Premdham, a home for elderly people and children that have been abandoned.
Come and see us, meetings are every 3rd Sunday of the month at 1:15 p.m. in the Neumann Hall.
World Mission Sunday
Today, for World Mission Sunday, along with Catholics throughout the world, we are called to offer 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 orphans through the service of Religious Sisters & 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, the Pacific Islands, Latin America, Africa and Asia. Please be as generous as you can today, for World Mission Sunday. Envelopes are available at the back of the Church.