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Mission Co-op

This weekend at all of our Sunday Masses, Brother Paul Desmarais S.J., Director of Kasisi Agriculture Training Center (KATC), will be visiting and informing us about his groundbreaking work with poor farmers in Zambia. The project has recently received an UNDP Award – the Equator Prize for Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa. Br.

Engaged Encounters: Sacrament of Marriage

Your prayers are requested for members of our Parish who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage. These engaged couples are meeting next weekend here in our church halls for the Weekend of Engaged Discovery. May this time be grace-filled for all those preparing for marriage and for the team couples helping to facilitate the weekend.

15th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Note & Bulletin)

Fr John is unavailable this week. Up at the camp, Poor Fr John got stuck in the woods, with no signal to call or e-mail us. Hope you enjoy this brief excerpt from Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exorhation – Evangelii Gaudium – The Joy of the Gospel:

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Note & Bulletin)

Pope Francis has asked an important question: If we are a people of Easter and, are therefore, a people of joy, why is it that we often look as if we’ve come from a funeral?  I think if one were to ask a person their impression of being a Catholic Christian, the person would likely speak of the strictness of practicing the faith.

Sacramental Catch-up Classes

For 1st Reconciliation or 1st Communion, ages 7 thru 13 this program is hosted Saturdays 10-11:30am in the Library. The program begins in October. To register your child, please call the Parish Office at 416-924-6257.

Peter & Paul, Ap (Note & Bulletin)

Sts Peter and Paul

One of the most difficult days of my year is interview day for new staff members at Camp Ekon, the Jesuit summer camp for children.

Initiation Rites

Are you considering become Roman Catholic? The Rite of Catholic Initiation for Adults or RCIA is for you. The RCIA is designed for those who are thinking about or would like to be Baptized and for those who have been baptized but not Confirmed.

Summer Schedule of Fr John

Camp Ekon Directors
As many of you know, in addition to being Pastor in Our Lady of Lourdes, Fr John is also the Jesuit Director of Camp Ekon. Consequently, beginning June 30th and going throughout July & August, Fr John will split his time between Ekon and Lourdes.

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