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Parking at St. Basil’s


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.  


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.


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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Please join us in welcoming our new Associate Pastor, Fr. Norm Tanck, CSB.

About Fr. Norm:
Fr. Norm Tanck, CSB entered the Basilian Novitiate in August 1967 after graduating from St. John Fisher College in his hometown of Rochester, New York and he was ordained a priest in April 1974. He taught in Basilian high schools, was Director of Campus Ministry in Rochester and here at St. Michael’s College, and Dean of Student Life at St. John Fisher College. After serving eight years on the General Council of the Basilian Fathers, Fr. Norm was appointed pastor of Christ the King Parish in Rochester which was later merged with four other parishes to form St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, the largest parish in the Diocese and were Fr. Morgan Rice, ministered before coming to St. Basil’s. Besides being appointed Associate Pastor at St. Basil’s he is Director of Associates, the young men who are beginning their formation as Basilians, and the Ordained Liaison with the Toronto Area Basilian Lay Associates. Fr. Norm is looking forward to working with Fr. Morgan and getting to know the St. Basil community better.
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