Sunday February 10, 2019 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

Masses for the Week

Sat. Feb. 9

  • 9:00 am Intention of Anne & Denis Persaud
  • 5:00 pm Intention of Braganzo Family

Sun. Feb. 10

  • 9:00 am † Antonio Goncalves Alves
  • 11:00 am For the People of the Parish
  • 7:00 pm † Norah Brendan

Mon. Feb. 11

  • 9:00 am † Uroosa Zaib Panjwani

Tues. Feb. 12

  • 9:00 am † Albino Lachica

Wed. Feb. 13

  • 9:00 am † Damaso Quiocue

Thur. Feb. 14

  • 9:00 am † Christopher Patton

Fri. Feb. 15

  • 9:00 am
    • Intention of Jordan Santos
    • Intention of Solomon Family
    • † Michael & Margaret Mullane
    • † Souls in Purgatory
    • † Amy Moniz

Sat. Feb. 16

  • 9:00 am † Peter Banks
  • 5:00 pm Intention of Emily and Eric

New to the Parish? Welcome!

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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.

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Daily Readings

These are now available online at the Toronto Archdiocese’s website.

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St. Joseph's Church is Wheelchair Accessible; ramps are available at the North and South exits of the church

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Reflection

When God reveals his glory, we are struck by God’s holiness and our unworthiness, and inspired to redirect our lives. We become the persecutor turned apostle,and those simple fishermen called by Jesus to be leaders of the Church. In the gospel Jesus is teaching an eager crowd, prototype of the Church; they press close, so he moves from the shore to Simon’s boat to continue his preaching. Then he asks Simon for a small act of faith: to fish once more despite the night’s lack of success. In the unexpected catch—a revelation of God’s power- Simon recognizes Jesus’ majesty; he prostrates himself and confesses his sin. Now he and his companions enter into a new relationship with Jesus. They readily follow, and they will seek more followers. Another word for following the Lord is faithfulness, and this is what St. Paul demands: fidelity to the gospel he preached, especially to the resurrection. In the risen Christ, God’s glory is fully manifested

FORMED

FORMED is a subscription-based website that can be compared to Netflix for Catholics and even better!

St. Joseph’s subscribes to this and for our parishioners, free of charge.

To register and gain access:

  1. Call the Parish Office for the Parish Access Code
  2. Go to www.FORMED.org
  3. Click on the “Get Started” - Enter Code Box
  4. Enter the Parish Access Code
  5. Set up a username and password
  6. Login, consume and enjoy the content

Read More on FORMED

LIVING WITH CHRIST

Novalis, the publisher of our daily missals has offered a fund raising incentive for our Parish.

For each new subscription, Novalis will donate $10.00. You will find at the back of the Church subscription forms.

Please complete them and include the fee. Return them to the office or place it in a regular envelope and address it to the Parish Secretary. You can then place that envelope into our offertory baskets during Mass.

Thank you for your consideration.

SACRAMENTAL MINISTRY

Important sacramental actions this week! 

Check the following pages periodically for the latest updates.

FRIARS’ STUDENT WRITING ESSAY

Once again, it is time for the Friars’ Student Writing Award. Students aged 14 to 18 are invited to write a 500 word essay on the theme for the

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated January 18-25th 2019.

The theme for 2019 is ‘Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue”  (cf. Deuteronomy 16:20)

Students should read the below scripture passage and respond to the following statement in the essay:

Christians sometimes commit to prayer and worship, but neglect the poor. Sometimes we pray in church, but act unkindly to others or exploit the environment.

Refer to Deuteronomy 16:18-20 and answer:

How can Catholics and Christians of all denominations unite to create a more just society and be examples of Christ’s healing grace in a broken world?

  • First Prize: HP Pavilion X360 laptop
  • Second Prize: iPad 6th generation (32 GB)
  • Third Prize: Google Home 2 speaker

Essays will be edited and published in The Catholic Register.

Deadline for entries is February 18, 2019

Email your essay to editor@catholicregister.org

Fax: 416-934-3409

Please include your full name, email address, phone number and the name of your school on the front page of the essay.

For more information, call

CASINO TRIP

The Knights of Columbus are organizing a Fallsview Casino Charity Bus Trip on Saturday, February 23rd 2019  10:45 a.m. the bus will depart from St. Joseph’s Parish and is expected to return by 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are $10.00 each which includes a $15.00 Casino Free Play voucher.

Proceeds are to support the Out of the Cold Program.

For tickets call: Bryan or Andrew Noble at 416-286-6631

BIBLE TIMELINE

The Story of Salvation-DVD Teachings. 

All are invited to join us Tuesday evenings, February 12 to April 2nd in the Church at 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. for the Jeff Cavins Bible Timeline DVD Teachings.

  • February 12: Session 4 - Patriarchs-Part 1

For information, contact Pat Wilson: 416-997-8303 or email: pwils435@gmail.com

41st ANNUAL CONCELEBRATED MASS IN HONOUR OF ST. PATRICK

On Sunday, February 24th at 3:30 p.m At St. Cecilia’s Church, 161 Annette Street, Toronto Principal celebrant and homilist will be His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins. Eithne Heffernan will be the guest Irish harpist.

A reception will following the Church hall with refreshments and Irish entertainment provided by Michael Kelly and Irish Dancers from the Johnson School of Dance.

LIVE CHRIST SHARE CHRIST

Please join us for our Monthly Live Christ Share Christ Program with Fr. Tony after the 9:00 a.m. Mass in the Hall’s basement room: March 9, April 6

Contact information: Therese & Francis Baduria.

Cell: 647-981-5973 Home: 416-564-1692

2019 DONATION ENVELOPES

Are available for pick up in the Narthex. They are alphabetized within each tray. Please be patient as you’re looking.

YOUTH MINISTRY CORNER

EDGE

EDGE

  • Feb 8th: With the help of St. Valentine and Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, we focused on what LOVE really is: sacrificing for the good of others and Praying for them to the Lord our God.
  • We will be going the LIFT JESUS HIGHER RALLY. Are you going?

More information about the Youth Ministry is available on the Youth Pages or contact Angie Bernard at 647-242-8429