Geraldine Ymana

A few years ago, I experienced a pivotal time of change in my relationships and career. When I first moved to Toronto, I struggled to nest and call it home. I deeply desired a sense of community and belonging. So, I began to soul search

Olga Tolentino

I was one of the parishioners that got displaced because of the renovations at St.Michael’s Cathedral.  The decision to go to St. Basils was not one that I had taken lightly.  Just as I had done at St. Michael’s Cathedral, I chose a church that

Dane & Anne McCarthy

Our story begins with our wedding in August 1962. We were a young couple full of hopes and dreams for our future. Fast forward 18 years and 4 children later- we still loved one another but our relationship was bogged down in frustration with time demands,

Christiane Kokko

It took me days to figure out what my story is --- not because I don’t know it but because I want it to inspire others and in particular myself.  I have to admit that the last bump in the road in my life has been

Mariann Dunsmore

This year, 2016, I turned 60 and I found myself more looking back than forward. The other huge reality for me is aging, and looking forward does mean taking seriously that Parable of The Talents from the Gospel of St. Matthew, chapter 25, verses 14-30.

Corazon Bueno

Parishioner since 1993, currently living in North York “When I moved to Toronto, St. Basil’s was one of the first churches I found, and I have been coming ever since. There is a sense of harmony, silence and peace in this place – it draws you