Come and join us to celebrate the Feast of our patron: St. Francis Xavier on Tuesday, December 3 at 7pm. We will begin with a Solemn Mass followed by procession of the Relic and a potluck get-together in the parish hall. Please inform the parish if you will be bringing in a dish. Novena to St. Francis Xavier will begin on November 24.
The parish will be hosting an Advent Retreat on Saturday, December 14 at 10am. Fr. Hansoo Park will be facilitating the retreat and it will begin with Mass. It’s a full day retreat; the cost is $20, which includes breakfast and lunch. Please keep this day free. More information about the topic and tickets will follow.
The Catholic community across the Archdiocese of Toronto is responding to the humanitarian crisis in the Philippines with prayer and practical assistance following the catastrophic effects of Typhoon Haiyan on November 8. We will be working with Catholic partners in the affected region who will be present to address short and long term needs.
If you wish to assist the relief efforts, you can make an online donation by visiting www.archtoronto.org or by calling the Development Office at: (416) 934-3411. You can also donate through our parish, making cheques payable to: Name of Parish - Philippines Typhoon Haiyan - Humanitarian Relief.
The Canadian government has announced it will match donations to the Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund made by Canadians between Nov. 9 and Dec. 9. Contributions made through the Archdiocese of Toronto for this relief effort will be eligible for the matching program. We continue to pray for all those impacted by the devastation.