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The Merciful and Gracious God (Reflection: Trinity Sunday)
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During the Exodus, the people of Israel were constantly testing God and complaining against Him and His servant Moses. In fact, we see this happen twice in the chapters immediately preceding our reading...
Seeking the Sacred Heart
Join us on Friday, June 16th at 7 p.m. with Fr. Marijan Sisko. We will be reflecting on the nature of the Sacred Heart, and how we can have a sacred heart. We will self-reflect on what we...
Jun-16-2023 to Jun-16-2023 (07:00 PM to 09:00 PM)
An Incredible Journey of Faith and Nursing
As National Nurses Month wraps up, nurse and author Margaret Price reflects on her life's journey guided by faith -- and all the opportunities the field of nursing opened up to her.
1. Through your involvement in helping to start...
A Harvest of Nations (Pentecost Sunday)
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At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit comes down upon the Apostles, giving them the power to speak in tongues for the proclamation of the Gospel to the nations. In the midst of that...
Shining a Spotlight on the Ministry with Maturing Adults
The month of June is dedicated to Adult Faith Formation for the ministries of the Office of Formation for Discipleship. It is also Seniors’ Month in Ontario. This office is committed to help parishes support all adults to grow...
Ascended (Feast of the Ascension)
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Forty days after the Resurrection, we celebrate Christ’s ascension into Heaven. Before He died, Christ told His disciples in advance that He would ascend up into Heaven, and from there send the...
The Laying on of Hands (6th Sunday of Easter)
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In our reading, the Christian Gospel continues to spread throughout Palestine, despite persecution by the Jews (which we saw with the death of St. Stephen in the previous chapter). Here, the Gospel arrives among...
The Diaconate (Reflection: 5th Sunday of Easter)
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As the Church grew and began to incorporate converts from other regions, disputes began to emerge between different groups within the church. Here we see a division between those Jews who grew up in Palestine...
Exploring the ‘Gift of Faith and Mental Health’ this May
Fr. Stephan Kappler is the President and Chief Psychologist of Southdown Institute. In light of the upcoming day dedicated to raising awareness of mental health across the the archdiocese, he shares with readers some of the strong connections between faith...
According to Plan (Reflection - 3rd Sunday of Easter)
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In this Sunday’s reading, St. Peter preaches to the crowds in Jerusalem about the Resurrection of Christ. Just over a week ago, some were still in doubt about whether He had truly...
All Things in Common (Reflection - 2nd Sunday of Easter)
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The life of the early Church was a life of love. In our reading, we see how the early Christians cared for the...
Stations of the Cross During Lent
One great way to deepen our spiritual life during Lent is praying the Stations of The Cross. Every Friday during the season of Lent we will have the Stations of the Cross after the Friday evening 7:30 pm Mass...
Every Catholic is called to strengthen their spiritual life during the season of Lent. We should all make reasonable but challenging resolutions in three areas of our lives; our prayer life, self-denial, and charitable works. Pick something for each...
Seven Things to Know about Ash Wednesday
Michelle Brylowski is Associate Director, RCIA and Liturgical Formation, for the Office of Formation for Discipleship. Below, she helps us prepare for Ash Wednesday.
1. What do the ashes on the forehead represent?Biblically, ashes symbolize mourning, mortality and penance...
Men Wearing Hats in Church
Please note that out of respect for God men are not permitted to wear hats in church or in the church hall while attending Mass or praying in church. Women are permitted to wear hats, veils or head coverings.
Online Saturday Bible Study
Our online Bible Study takes place every 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm (noon) through Zoom. We are examining Scott Hahn’s Journey and also Jeff Cavin’s Bible Timeline, and the...
Jan-14-2023 to Dec-23-2023 (10:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
Faith Sharing Group
This Faith-Sharing meeting is to enable participants to enrich and grow in the knowledge, love and defense of our Catholic Christian Faith. Everyone is welcome. Meetings include prayer and sharing of inspirational material. Meetings are virtual through Zoom, on...
Jan-07-2023 to Dec-16-2023 (10:30 AM to 12:00 PM)