Fourth Sunday of Easter April 22nd 2018 Year B

Masses for the Week

Sat. April 21

  • 9:00 am † Rose Marolt
  • 5:00 pm † Rosalia Florio

Sun. April 22 World Day of Prayer for Vocations

  • 9:00 am Intention of D’Silva Family
  • 11:00 am The People of our Parish
  • 7:00 pm Intention of Keith Nicolas

Mon. April 23

  • 9:00 am † Chelan Anne Kee

Tues. April 24

  • 9:00 am † Martin Coyle

Wed. April 25

  • 9:00 am † Ethel McGillery

Thurs. April 26

  • 9:00 am † Members of the CWL both living & deceased

Fri. April 27

  • 9:00 am
    • Intention of Philip & Winnie Martin
    • † Jim Malcolm
    • † Cletus Frances Mitchelle

Sat. April 28

  • 9:00 am † Joseph Philips
  • 5:00 pm † Mildred Russell

New to the Parish? Welcome!

You can register only by filling in this online Registration Form.

If you would prefer to fill in a paper Registration Form, these can be found at the Church’s entrances. You can drop off your completed form in an offertory basket.

Don’t forget we have a website that provides information about our parish.

PARISH OFFICE

On Wednesday, April 25 the office will be open until 12:30 p.m. We will resume our regular schedule on Thursday, April 26th.

Thank you

Reflection

Jesus alone is our good shepherd. The measure of his love is his willingness to defend us, even at the cost of his life, against those who would cause our spiritual death. He knows each of us by name. He cares for us with the greatest tenderness while he is aware too of other people who are waiting to hear his voice. There must be only one flock, only one shepherd! How does Christ view our church divisions when his love for us is patterned on the love he shares with his Father, and his work is to introduce us into compromisingly selfless love for his flock and his willing obedience to the Father, proven by his voluntary death. It is through Jesus, the one who was rejected and crucified, that the world is saved, Peter preaches in Acts. John’s letter prepares us, God’s children, to share Christ’s rejection; but we will also share our shepherd’s communion with the Father when at last we see God face to face. That vision will transform us!

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DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS

Taking place on May 4 at 10:00 a.m.

The Day of Prayer for Vocations will take place on Friday, May 4. On this day, parishes across the Archdiocese of Toronto may have prayer events dedicated specifically for vocations to the priesthood, religious and consecrated life. We ask you keep our five candidates in your prayers along with all those who are discerning or are currently in formation.

YOUTH MINISTRY

EDGE

“Bring a Friend” to EDGE Friday April 27th (Grade 6,7, 8).

On April 13th EDGErs celebrated Jesus’ Divine Mercy and took home a personally painted image! Jesus I trust in you.

HS FOUNDATIONS

High School students please come and join us on May 8th for Theology of the Body, Mass and more.

Thank you to the Supper Saint who brought in a fabulous home-made meal on April 8th. Your personal touch was immensely appreciated.

For more information and registration go to https://www.stjosephstoronto.org/ministries/youth/youth-ministry/ or contact Angie Bernard at 647-242-8429

COUPLES FOR CHRIST FOUNDATION FOR FAMILY AND LIFE (CFCFFL)

We invite you to our Christian Life Seminar that aims to enhancing your personal relationship with God.

When: Every Friday-April 27 to June 1, 2018

Time: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Where: Room 2 in the basement of the hall

Light refreshment will be served at 7:00 p.m.

Contact for information: Bruce & Sheila Labrador 416-732-1820

Glenn & Emily Ramirez 647-818-5514

Everyone (including children) are welcome to attend!

WELL DONE GOOD & FAITHFUL SERVANT

Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road

On May 5th at 9:00 a.m.

Led by Dr. Christian McConnell, Director of the Institute for Ongoing Formation and Assistant Professor at St. Peter’s

Seminary in the Diocese of London. The cost for the day is $20.00 and will include lunch.

For more information, please contact Rebecca at rspellacy@archtoronto.org

or 416-934-3400, extension 525

WELL DONE GOOD & FAITHFUL SERVANT

Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road

On May 5th at 9:00 a.m.

Led by Dr. Christian McConnell, Director of the Institute for Ongoing Formation and Assistant Professor at St. Peter’s Seminary in the Diocese of London. The cost for the day is $20.00 and will include lunch.

For more information, please contact Rebecca at rspellacy@archtoronto.org or 416-934-3400, ext. 525

GOOD SHEPHERD PROVIDE A MEAL PROGRAM 2018

A lidded casserole container and recipe are provided and can be found in the Office’s Vestibule.

Prepare the same meal once a month.

Drop off the Frozen casserole on the dates provided below

between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m. after the Saturday morning mass in the west parking lot.

Below you will find the drop off dates

Any questions, please call Annie Alkins at 416-283-7420

Drop off dates: May 5; Jun. 2; Jul. 7; Aug. no pick up; Sept. 8; Oct. 13; Nov. 3; Dec. 1

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SACRAMENTAL MINISTRY - CONFIRMATION

See the Confirmation sacrament page for more details

CROWNING OF MARY

This year on Tuesday May 1st beginning at 7:00 p.m. there will be a simple ceremony in Her honour, which includes an indoor procession with Marian hymns and presentation of flowers, Rosary and the “Crowning of Mary”. All (including flowers) are welcome along with children to assemble in the Narthex a little before 7:00 p.m.

For information, please contact Bonnie Washer 416-284-5772

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE

Invitation to all CWL members and Parishioners to come and celebrate Our Lady of Good Counsel Mass & Ceremony for new members

Taking place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Luncheon to follow in the Hall. Tickets are $20.00

Guest Speaker: “Downsizing Diva”

For tickets call Lucia Vacca: 416-283-3536 or Ingrid Hart: 416-282-8775

SHARELIFE

Living the Gospel by providing for those in need

“One of the core components of our Pastoral Plan is Catholic Outreach in Justice and Love. As a Catholic community we are called to be the hands and face of Jesus in our communities. ShareLife is a tangible way we can put the Gospel value to love one another as I have loved you into action. I invite all parishioners to support the mission work of the church by making a sacrificial gift to ShareLife.”

--Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto

Today is the ShareLife Sunday. Please give generously

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