A Contemporary Encounter with Henri Nouwen’s Spirituality

Tuesday, October 13 at 7:00pm in the church

Presented by the Henri Nouwen Society, this inspiring lecture features South African Scholar DR. RIANN VAN DER MERWE, who will discuss the thought provoking scholarship of Henri Nouwen.

Free admission, donations welcome.


Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 7:00-9:00pm at Regis College (100 Wellesley Street West)

You are invited to a public lecture entitled: Scattering Seeds: Celebrating Gospel, Prophecy and Hope in the Year of Consecrated Life. Delivered by Professor Elizabeth Smyth, this presentation will explore the post-Vatican II response of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Toronto, as seen in the life of Sister Mary Alban Bouchard, CSJ, teacher, author, peace and social justice activist, and missionary to Haiti.

There is limited seating. Please RSVP by October 1 to Astra Guptar- or call 416-467-2627.


There is no longer a regularly scheduled 4:00 or 5:10pm Mass Monday-Friday.

Beginning Monday, September 21 at 5:10pm, you are invited to join us for evening Vespers.

As the official prayer of the Church, it lasts about 15 miutes and will take place in the sanctuary.

We will also offer Adoration Thursdays from 3:30-5:30pm.

Homilies from Fr. Chris

Parking at St. Basil’s

On Saturdays, parking is permitted for 2 hours at any time only on the NORTH side of St. Joseph St.

On Sundays, parking is permitted for 2 hours at any time on both the north and south sides of St. Joseph St. Parking is also permitted on Bay St. and is free up until 1:00 p.m.

Parking is not permitted at any other times and cars that are parked inappropriately may be ticketed.

There is a pay-parking lot behind Alumni Hall at the west end of St. Joseph Street just before Queen’s Park Crescent. Metered street parking is also available on St. Mary Street, immediately to the north of the church.

St. Basil’s is readily accessible by TTC: the closest subway stations are Museum, on the University-Spadina line, Wellesley, on the Yonge line, and Bay St., on the Bloor line. The Bay St. bus (route #6) also stops at the corner of Bay St. and St. Joseph St.

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