October 14, 2018 | Ordinary Time – XVIII

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for October 2018:


EVANGELIZATION

“That consecrated religious men and women may bestir themselves, and be present among the poor, the marginalized, and those who have no voice.”

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

WITH WHAT HAVE WE BEEN ENTRUSTED? By Fr. Chris Valka, CSB In today’s Gospel, we hear of a steward who betrayed the trust of his Master, but acted quickly and prudently to regain his trust.  Undoubtedly, the listener is surprised that the steward’s cleaver action earned the praise of the Master, despite the dishonesty that […]

Bundle up Weekend

Mark your calendars! On October 27 & 28, the Society of St. Vincent dePaul will have a truck on site for Bundle Up Weekend. Volunteers will be on hand to collect donations by the truck before and after all weekend Masses. For a list of items that are accepted, please visit www.ssvptoronto.ca

St. Michael’s College School Open House

The Office of Admissions of St. Michael’s College School is now considering applications for September 2019. St. Michael’s College School is the only independent Catholic school for boys from grade 7 to grade 12. Open Houses for interested parents and their sons will be held on Thursday, October 18, and Tuesday, October 23 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Location: St. Michael’s College School, 1515 Bathurst Street While St. Michael’s College School is an independent school, it offers a generous bursary programme that provides financial aid to qualifying students.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend

Celebrate your love and take a fresh look at your marriage! Spend a very special weekend together. A weekend of discovery … a lifetime of love! Worldwide Marriage Encounter is a weekend getaway that helps married couples rediscover themselves as individuals and as a couple. The weekend format helps couples communicate openly and honestly without group sharing, therapy, or marriage counseling.

Upcoming weekend: October 19-21, 2018

Four Points Sheraton 2501 Argentia Road Mississauga

For more information and an application, please contact Gerard and Marge McCauley at (905) 792-1925

Family Coffee Hour

Mark your calendars! Families with young children are invited to a special monthly coffee hour following the 9:00AM Mass on the first Sunday of the month. Children will have an opportunity to gather and make new friends, all while learning about the Good Shepherd! Our next Family Coffee Hour is Sunday, November 4, following the 9:00AM Mass.

Serra Club

The Serra Club is devoted to praying for and promoting Vocations to the Priesthood, Diaconate and Religious Life. The Serra Club of Downtown Toronto warmly invites parishioners for lunch and to hear a speaker, Sister Agnes, a Carmelite nun who is energetic and dynamic and has a very interesting vocation story. The lunch and talk will take place in the Macrina Hall at on Wednesday October 17, 2018 immediately after the 12:10 pm Mass. Please contact the parish office to RSVP.

Mass Intentions

October 14 – 20, 2018

Sunday 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
9:00AM Sasha Pergoudova (+)
10:30AM Pro Populo
12:00PM Leonor Macalino (+)
4:30PM Eveline Lim (liv.)
Monday St. Theresa of Jesus
7:30AM Wedding guests of Richard and Nancy Bornyi
12:10PM Fr. Farge (liv.) 
Tuesday St. Marguerite D’Youville
7:30AM
12:10PM Dorosario Nobrega De Caires (+), William Stierle (+), Ashley Miklas (+)
Wednesday   St. Ignatius of Antioch
7:30AM Marie Bernice Casey (+)
12:10PM Frank, Monica, and Mary Gannon (+,+,+)
Thursday St. Luke
7:30AM
12:10PM Maria Camacho (+), Griff Leach (+)
Friday
7:30AM
12:10PM Joanna Filipczyk (+)
Saturday
5:00PM Marite Zala (+)

PRAY FOR THE SICK, especially, Kam Fung Tem, Angel Martinez, Margaret-Mary McKenzie, Ellen Salnek, Celerina Agpoon, Lucy Rietveld Bowers, Mary O’Brien, Clare DeMello, Erika Farncomb, Roberto Martello, Filomena Larocca, Joseph Troncone, Rebecca Beaton, Paul O’Brien, Carry Eillen, Maria Teresa Blackwell, Romulus DeMello, Neil McCormack, Alexander Wu, Desmond Brownlee, Emilia Perejmybida, Tai-Ho Myung, Young-Mi Sim, Marywynne Parke, and Jasper David-Fuchs.

PRAY FOR THE DECEASED, especially, William O’Shea, and Lucien Verroken.

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