October 2nd, 2022 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Masses for the Week

  • 2022-10-01 09:00 am
    • Naseem (Jimmy) Shiekh – RIP
  • 2022-10-01 05:00 pm
    • Dr. Aloysius De Souza – RIP
  • 2022-10-02 09:00 am
    • Intention of the D’Almedia Family
  • 2022-10-02 11:00 am
    • People of the Parish
  • 2022-10-02 07:00 pm
    • Ciriaco Guio Castro – RIP
  • 2022-10-03 09:00 am
    • Souls in Purgatory – RIP
  • 2022-10-04 09:00 am
    • Ettie Gonzalvez – RIP
  • 2022-10-05 09:00 am
    • Bayani Santos – RIP
  • 2022-10-06 09:00 am
    • Intention of Pat Wilson
  • 2022-10-07 09:00 am
    • Intention of Cameron Santos
    • Intention of Auxiliary Members of The Legion of Mary
    • Souls in Purgatory – RIP
    • Nassem (Jimmy) Shiekh – RIP
    • Feliza Laberinto – RIP
  • 2022-10-07 19:30
    • Intention of Francis Riggi
    • Intention of Chad Dinova
    • Josefina Koerner – RIP
    • Ellen Buendia-Baduria – RIP
    • Mary Roberts – RIP
  • 2022-10-08 09:00 am
    • Leonor Leon – RIP
  • 2022-10-08 05:00 pm
    • Bridget Ida De Souza – RIP

NEW TO THE PARISH? WELCOME!

We are happy to serve

You can register online or registration forms are provided at the back of the Church.

NEW TO THE PARISH? WELCOME!

We are happy to serve

You can register online or registration forms are provided at the back of the Church.

REFLECTION

In today’s Gospel the apostles ask Jesus, ‘Lord, increase our faith.’ Faith is essential to the Christian mission. With the little faith we have, if we ask God to increase it and multiply it, not by our efforts but through Him we will be able to move mountains. But we must not glory in it or what it allows us to achieve. We must remember that we are only servants of God and whatever work we do for the Kingdom is our duty. The first reading emphasizes the importance of faithful work despite the apparent triumph of evil. The faithless will eventually lose heart and their enterprises will perish but God will save and bring to successful completion what is begun and carried out in faith.

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THANK YOU!

 Many thanks to all who helped to make our Fall 2022 ‘BUNDLE UP’ a reasonable success despite the pandemic & weather. To Father Francis for his public announcements and support; to our volunteers of five energetic & enthusiastic students (Isabelle, Amare, Daniel, Kaelan, Lucas and Marvin); and especially to our fellow parishioners who filled the bin. With apologies to all who attempted to contribute after closing hours, we ask that everyone make note that our next collection is scheduled for: April 29th &30th 2023. 

OUR LADY ROSARY RALLY

Please join fellow parishioners at the Canada Needs Our Lady Rosary rally which will take place on Saturday Oct. 15th at 12 noon in the parking lot at St. Martin de Porres Church (cor. Lawrence Ave E. and Morningside).

Let us honour Our Lady of Fatima and spread her message of hope for families, personal conversions, and for our country as we pray the Rosary together.

Please contact: Dawne Williams (dawne_wills@yahoo.com) or Martin Pallath (martin.pallath@gmail.com) for more details.

MARIAN RETREAT

Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre invites all women to a Marian Day of Retreat! Spend the day with Mother Mary, the mother of Jesus, and our mother too on Wednesday, October 19th, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre, 1617 Blythe Road, Mississauga.

Cost: $45.00 morning coffee & lunch included.

Contact: Jean 905-278-5229 

ROSARY COAST TO COAST 2022

October 9th, 2022 4 p.m. Eastern Time
Looking for a way to celebrate Thanksgiving? Join us as we pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, the Holy Rosary and consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary! Gather your children as we pray together in your family and prayer groups! For more information please contact: Angie Carboni at 416.871-3908

FIRST FRIDAY MASS

Our 1st Friday evening Masses have resumed along with the Sacred Heart Novena. Come join us on October 7th at 7:30 pm. 

INSTALLATION OF FR. FRANCIS FOLLEH

The Most Reverend Bishop Vincent Nguyen will be celebrating the Eucharist and installing Fr. Fran-cis as our Pastor on Sunday, October 9th at the 11:00 am Mass. 

THE GOOD SHEPHERD REFUGE

Provide-a-meal Program

We at St. Joseph’s are resuming the Beef & Macaroni Casserole Program.
Please pick-up your first empty container from the Church’s Office and only take enough containers for a single drop-off.
The first drop-off is on Sat. Oct 1, 2022, 9:30 – 10:00 am in the west parking lot, after Saturday morning Mass.
We hope you decide to participate and thank you to all who support!
Contact: Annie or Peter Alkins 416.283-7420

YOUTH

All grade 6, 7 and 8 students are invited to join St. Joseph’s EDGE Youth Ministry. EDGE fosters community by creating a fun, safe environment as the means to discover some of the riches of the Catholic Faith. 

EDGE kicks off in-person on Oct 28th. For more information and to register, go to: https://www.stjosephstoronto.org/ministries/youth/

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Catholic Faith Formation for children attending Public Schools is supported through St Joseph’s Sunday School. Children attending Catholic Schools are also welcome. Children who have MISSED receiving Baptism before they started school, First Holy Communion in grade 2 or Confirmation in grade 7 MUST prepare through Sunday School, if they want to receive those Sacraments this year. For more info, see the poster in the Narthex, go to our website or contact Angie Bernard.