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CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE

The Christmas Masses are as follows; 4th SUNDAY OF ADVENT December 23rd:   9 am & 11 am CHRISTMAS December 24th:  4:30 pm, 7 pm & 10 pm December 25th:  10 am ONLY HOLY FAMILY December 30th:   9 am & 11 am                                   MARY, MOTHER OF GOD    December 31st:    4:30 pm January 1st :        10 am ONLY

A NEW TRADITION!

In following the example of Pope Francis, we invite everyone (adults as well as kids!) to bring the Baby Jesus figurine from your Christmas creche to church on Sunday, December 16 (Third Sunday of Advent) for what’s called the “Bambinelli Blessing.”

THE ANNUAL WARDENS’ ELECTION

The Annual Wardens’ Election will be held on Sunday, December 2nd, immediately following the 11 a.m. Mass. This year three positions will need to be filled. Gina Yee and Palma Pierantozzi’s terms have expired, however both are eligible to serve another term. Michael Gentile has submitted his resignation effective December 1st, and we will need to elect a…

COME AND SEE EVENING

The next ‘Come and See’ Evening will be taking place on Friday, November 23rd, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. These gatherings are intended for men who are discerning a vocation to follow Jesus as a priest. These evenings are an excellent opportunity for those who are discerning a call to the priesthood, to share in fellowship, and to explore their call together. Gatherings…

FR. JAMES MALLON to visit St. Ignatius Parish

The Parish Vitality Conference (PVC 2018) will be taking place at Loyola High School on 16-17 November. Fr James Mallon, author of Divine Renovation and the pastor of St. Benedict Parish where Fr Mike interned in 2016, will be the keynote speaker.  At the conclusion of the PVC, Fr James will be visiting St Ignatius, and we are happy to announce that he will be presiding…

ANOINTING OF THE SICK

We will offer the Sacrament of the Anointing of the sick on Saturday, Nov. 10th, immediately after the 4:30 pm Mass. The Sacrament of the sick is not strictly for those with life threatening illnesses or those approaching death. It is a Sacrament of healing where God’s life-giving grace is freely bestowed on His sons and daughters who face serious physical and mental…

FAITH & IMMIGRATION

What role do our faith communities play in the integration of new Canadians? What is the attitude of new Canadians to faith in the public square?  Ray Pennings, Executive Vice-President and Co-Founder of Cardus, a non-partisan, faith-based Canadian think tank, will speak to these and other questions on Thursday, October 25 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at St. Kevin’s Parish (5600…

BEFORE YOUR FALL AGENDA FILLS UP…

Consider registering for the 2018 Parish Vitality Conference “Leading the Way Together”, to be held at Loyola High School, Nov. 16 & 17. Headlining the conference is Fr. James Mallon, who will explore the different ways we can all work together in paving a path of renewal for our own parishes, centred on growing as missionary and life-giving communities. In addition…

WE’RE GROWING!!

We’re excited to tell you that our St.Ignatius Team is growing. We’ve hired three new part-time staff members who have all started working in the parish this week; Arlene Tyo, one of our parishioners, has started as the Assistant to the Pastor, she can be reached at:   atyo@stig.ca Tristan Mackenzie, has been volunteering as our Youth Minister, will now be coordinating…