Teaching Goodness, Discipline & Knowledge since 1856

MEDITATION IN THE CITY

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LITURGY OF THE HOURS

Monday - Friday at 5:10 pm and Saturday at 9:00 am

ADORATION

Every Thursday from 3:30 - 5:30 pm

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

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Parking at St. Basil’s

CHURCH & UNIVERSITY PERMIT PARKING 

Please note you MUST obtain a parking permit from the Parish Office to park in front of Odette, the West side of the driveway, or at Alumni Hall.

Monday – Friday, parish parking is available in front of Odette Hall and along the West side of the driveway prior to 8:00 AM and after 6:00 PM.  (no permit is required prior to 8:00 AM)

Sundays, parish parking is available in front of Odette Hall and along the West side of the driveway; and in the lot behind Alumni Hall (121 St. Joseph St.)

Permits for St. Basil’s Parking may be obtained at the main office and are good for one day only.  There is no cost for permit parking.  

PUBLIC PARKING

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 PM

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

Metered street parking is also available on St. Mary Street, immediately to the north of the church.

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.

For a list of road restrictions, please click here.  

For a listing of all planned events affecting traffic conditions, please click here

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Today is First Friday in July

LITANY OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS

Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.

Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us.
God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.
God, the Holy Ghost, have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us.

Heart of Jesus, Son of the Eternal Father, have mercy on us.
Heart of Jesus, formed in the womb of the Virgin Mother by the Holy Ghost,
Heart of Jesus, united substantially to the Word of God,

Heart of Jesus, of infinite majesty,
Heart of Jesus, holy temple of God,
Heart of Jesus, tabernacle of the Most High,
Heart of Jesus, house of God and gate of heaven,
Heart of Jesus, glowing furnace of charity,
Heart of Jesus, vessel of justice and love,
Heart of Jesus, full of goodness and love,
Heart of Jesus, abyss of all virtues,
Heart of Jesus, most worthy of all praise,
Heart of Jesus, king and center of all hearts,
Heart of Jesus, in whom are all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge,

Heart of Jesus, in whom dwells all the fullness of the Divinity,
Heart of Jesus, in whom the Father is well pleased,
Heart of Jesus, of whose fullness we have all received,
Heart of Jesus, desire of the everlasting hills,
Heart of Jesus, patient and rich in mercy,
Heart of Jesus, rich to all who invoke you,
Heart of Jesus, fount of life and holiness,

Heart of Jesus, propitiation for our sins,
Heart of Jesus, saturated with reviling,
Heart of Jesus, crushed for our iniquities,
Heart of Jesus, made obedient unto death,
Heart of Jesus, pierced with a lance,
Heart of Jesus, source of all consolation,
Heart of Jesus, our life and resurrection,
Heart of Jesus, our peace and reconciliation,
Heart of Jesus, victim for our sins,
Heart of Jesus, salvation of those who hope in you,
Heart of Jesus, hope of those who die in you,
Heart of Jesus, delight of all saints, have mercy on us.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us

V. Jesus, meek and humble of Heart.
R. Make our hearts like yours.

Let us pray

Almighty and everlasting God,
look upon the Heart of your well-beloved Son
and upon the acts of praise and satisfaction
which he renders to you in the name of sinners.
Of your great goodness,
grant pardon to those who seek your mercy,
in the name of the your Son, Jesus Christ,
who lives and and reigns with you, forever and ever. Amen.
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Congratulations to our Director of Music/Principal Organist and to our Assistant Organist on convocating today at the University of Toronto! Dr. John Paul Farahat, Doctor of Musical Arts, and Stefani Bedin, Master of Music! ... See MoreSee Less

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St. Basil's Parish BBQ and Ministry Fair is two weeks away! On Sunday June 9th, Parishioners are invited to join together in Scollard park for an opportunity to learn more about Ministries at St. Basil's and enjoy some food off the grill! ... See MoreSee Less

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