Recent Events Photos
(Beginning with the most recent events)
November 11/12 (all Masses)
Remembrance Day Weekend
On the November 11/12 Weekend our Parish prayed for world peace and our parishioners paid tribute to all service men and women who died in armed conflicts.
November 4/5 Weekend (all Masses)
MEMORIAL MASSES FOR OUR DECEASED PARISHIONERS
We prayed on the November 4/5 Weekend for all our parishioners who died this past year.
October 22, 2017 after 10:30 am Mass
SENIORS’ APPRECIATION LUNCHEON
As a small token of appreciation to all our Seniors for the work they did and continue to do in the building up of our Parish, a Luncheon was prepared and served for them by the Parish Council last Sunday in our auditorium. A special thanks to all who volunteered their time and talents to make it a successful event once again and especially to Cheryl DeLorenzi and David Ronchi, the organizers of the event and Cheryl Bickford who directed the decoration for the event.
October 9, 2017
PARISH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY MASS
Almost 200, including parishioners and others from the various parishes throughout the city joined us for this year’s annual Thanksgiving Mass celebrated on Thanksgiving Monday in praise and thanks to God for the persons and things with which we have been blessed.
September 30 & October 1 Weekend
OUR LADY OF CHARITY, Patroness of our Diocese
On this weekend, all the Masses in the Cathedral and in every Church of the Diocese were celebrated in honour of Our Lady of Charity, our Diocesan Patroness.
CELEBRATION OF THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY
It was in 1950 that Pope Pius XII proclaimed the Dogma of Mary’s Assumption into heaven. We celebrated this world-wide festival of Mary at the 9:00 am Mass on August 15th.
OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CELEBRATIONS
MASSES OF DEDICATION OF CANADA TO THE VIRGIN MARY
On the Canada Day weekend celebrating 150 years of Canadian Confederation, Bishop Colli, together with many of the Canadian Bishops re-dedicated our nation to the patronage of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
ST. JOHN PAUL II SCHOOL GRADUATION MASS
CORPUS CHRISTI CELEBRATIONS
and … OUR ANNUAL CHILDREN’S PICNIC
After our Corpus Christi Masses and Processions, the children of our Parish (their parents and many of our adult parishioners) enjoyed hours of fun and socializing together at our Annual Picnic held in the Cathedral Auditorium. Many thanks to all the adults and young people who volunteered to make it another successful event this year! Thanks also to Juliano Brusadin for these memorable photographs.
ST. PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION MASS
June 10/11 Weekend
CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF PRIESTHOOD
I express my personal thanks to all the members of our Catholic Women’s League, our Parish Council our Knights of Columbus and all the parishioners who helped me make this anniversary celebration so memorable. Congratulations also to Tony Cano (above photo), our longtime parishioner, who celebrated his 90th Birthday in June of this year.
June 4: 10:30 am Mass
PARISH CONFIRMATION CELEBRATION
Our Parish celebrated with our young parishioners and their families who celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation on Pentecost Sunday. May God’s Spirit continue to inspire and guide them throughout life.
May 20/21 & 27/28
THE MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM, ‘FORMED’ WAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED
This multimedia Program, sometimes referred to as ‘Catholic Netflix’, was launched in our Parish on the weekends of May 20/21 and 27/28. Our Parish has purchased a one year subscription to this program from the Augustine Institute, so that all our parishioners can register and have free access to a variety of professionally produced media resources.
Our Parish Director for the initiative is Doug McClure.
He is assisted by his team of Parish volunteers: Ascela Arles Gomez Rojas, Moira Haggerty, Cheryl Bickford, Dale Smyk, Rosemarie Macchi, Norine Carroll, Rob Popien and Brian Smith.
To access this free site , return to our Parish website homepage and click on ‘Free Catholic Netflix’.
FIRST COMMUNION SUNDAY
Thirty-four children celebrated their First Holy Communion with many family members and friends present for the occasion. A word of thanks to their Children’s Liturgy teachers: Pam Brusadin, Mara Hockenhull and Crystal Tustian together with Mark Sypus, and Raeleene Olson and Jacob who assisted with the celebration itself. I also wish to thank Juliano Brusadin, our photographer.