Sunday, April 8 – 2nd Sunday of Easter

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

A NEW PASTOR BEGINS. . .  By Fr. Chris Valka, CSB When I was ordained, only a little over four years ago, I was told I should make a prayer card to mark the occasion.  Though I am not one to stress over details, I was very aware that such a card was as much […]

Easter Retreat

The Newman Centre is blessed to have Fr. Jacques guide the community on the importance of living the Beatitudes. In this retreat, Fr. Jacques will show how true joy comes from spiritual poverty lived according to the Gospel. Father will give examples from the Scriptures to teach what it means to be spiritually poor before God, ourselves, and our brothers and sisters.

Saturday, April 15, 9:00am–3:00pm | Tickets $30 (includes lunch). for more information


Living the Gospel through immediate mental health services Mental health problems can escalate if not addressed quickly. That’s why the five Catholic Family Services agencies in the Archdiocese of Toronto now offer walk-in counselling. This initiative can often meet client’s needs without requiring long term counselling Clients report a clinically significant increase in confidence that they can tackle their problems. By supporting ShareLife, you’re helping restore hope to those in crisis.

April 22 is the next ShareLife Sunday.

Please give generously.

Voices for Peace

Join the Church of the Redeemer, Citizens for Public Justice, Basilian Centre for Peace and Justice, and the Henri Nouwen Society for Voices of Peace. A day of presentations and workshops by seasoned and dynamic peacemakers. Steeped in the tradition of Henri Nouwen and Thomas Merton, these committed individuals will encourage and motivate you with a peaceful call to action. Keynote speakers are author/activist Jim Forest, and musician/broadcaster Shad. Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:30am–4:30pm Cardinal Flahiff Basilian Centre 95 St. Joseph Street visit for more information or to purchase tickets ($25 Adults | $15 Students)

Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

Please note that the Eastern Liturgy, which usually takes place on the first Sunday of the month, has been moved to the second Sunday of the month for April, May, and June. The Liturgy begins at 2:00PM in the Sanctuary. If you are interested in attending one of these services, or finding out more about the Oriental Eastern Catholic Church, please contact the parish office.

Harpsichord Recital

All are welcome to join Faculty of Music Undergraduate Student Adrian Ross as he presents a harpsichord recital with music from the 1600s from 1750s featuring works by Bach, Rameau, Scarlatti, Byrd, and Frescobaldi. Saturday, April 14 7:30PM St. Basil’s Catholic Parish Admission by freewill donation. Proceeds from this recital benefit St. Basil’s Catholic Parish music programs.


April 8 — 14, 2018

SUNDAY 2nd Sunday of Easter
9:00AM David Myung and Family (liv.)
10:30AM Hermina and Auntun Sertic (+,+)
12:00PM  Cora Mae May (+)
MONDAY Annunciation of the Lord
7:30AM John and Kathleen Angus (+,+)
12:10PM Martina DuBois (liv.)
7:30AM Rose Atkinson (+)
12:10PM Matthew Chiu-Woon Leung (+)
WEDNESDAY St. Stanislaus
7:30AM Wayne Wright (+)
 12:10PM Jayantha Rajakariar (+)
7:30AM Gloria Cynthia Brissett (+)
 12:10PM Bosco Tang (liv.)
7:30AM David Myung and Family (liv.)
 12:10PM Luigi and Lina Ciavarella (+,+)
5:00PM Teresa Fung and Family (liv.)

PRAY FOR THE SICK, especially, Claire Fidler, Kam Fung Tem, Angel Martinez, Margaret-Mary McKenzie, Rita Moran, Celerina Agpoon, Bernice Casey, Lucy Rietveld Bowers, Donna Wood, Clare DeMello, Erika Farncomb, Roberto Martello, Paul and Filomena Larocca, Joseph Troncone, Helen Agard, Rebecca Beaton, Paul O’Brien, Carry Eillen, Romulus DeMello, Neil McCormack, Barbara MacMahon-Firestone, Alexander Wu, and Desmond Brownlee.


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