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Sunday Masses
Saturday5:00 PMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy,
Singles for Christ Choir
Sunday7:45 AMItalian
9:00 AMItalian
Italian Choir
10:30 AMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy
12:00 PMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy,
Couples for Christ Choir
Daily Mass
Monday8:00 AMNo Mass, only Communion Service
Tuesday7:00 PMItalian/English,
Devotion to Padre Pio
Wednesday8:00 AMItalian
Thursday7:00 PMEnglish,
Devotion to Our Lady of
Perpetual Help
Friday8:00 AMItalian
First Friday - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
after 8:00 AM Mass till 9:00 AM
Parish Priest: Fr. RUGGIERO Dibenedetto
Office Secretary: Cynthia Livera
St. Norbert - 60 Maniza Rd. 416-393-5309
Madonna   - 20 Dubray Avenue 416-393-5506
St. Robert  - 70 Bainbridge Avenue 416-393-5297

Wheel Chair Accessible

Office Hours
Monday - Friday    9:30 AM - 4:00 PM;
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Closed
100 Regent Road
North York, Ontario M3K 1H3
Phone: 416-636-0213
Fax: 416-636-9431
Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession
Saturdays 4:15 - 4:45 PM and upon request
Sacrament of Baptism
Please contact the office as soon as possible
Sacrament of Matrimony
Please contact the office at least one year in advance
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Please contact the Office as soon as possible
Knights of Columbus
Chris Whitbread -
Meetings 3rd Thursday of the month
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Please contact the office
Catholic Women's League (CWL)
Becky Cezar -
Meetings 2nd Tuesday of the month

Thinking about the priesthood or religious life? Hearing Jesus' call "Come and follow me"? Not sure?

Visit Vocations Toronto at, a resourceful site in answering these questions.

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"He has been raised from the dead!" Through our baptism He calls us to proclaim new life to the world. Pray for those who herald the Good News as priests, brothers and sisters.

If God is calling you, contact Fr. Hansoo Park at 416-968-0997, or email or visit the Vocations website

I wish to extend to you and your families a very sincere and happy Christian Easter, reassuring you of my prayer and asking for yours especially this year when in September I'll be celebrating my 25th anniversary of priesthood. All the best to you and your dear ones in the name of Jesus, the risen lord.

Vorrei estendere a tutti e a ciascuno di voi il mio augurio personale e profondo per una santa pasqua di fede e di gioia nel Signore risorto, assicurandovi della mia preghiera e chiedendo umilmente la vostra specialmente quest'anno quando celebro in settembre il mio 25 anniversario di sacerdozio! Grazie,

Your pastor, Fr. Ruggiero

Pope to canonize Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II

Recognizing that Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II have widespread reputations for holiness, Pope Francis announced he would declare his two predecessors saints on April 27.


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Thank you for generously participating in the Lenten Food Drive. With your support we were able to distribute the food items to The Scott Mission, Caritas & Good Shepherd Ministries.

Grazie al Vostro aiuto, il cibo raccolto e stato distribuito a Caritas, Scott Mission and Good Sheperd.

CAMBIO orario Messe domenicali in Italiano

Dopo attenta valutazione della situazione, finanze, presenze e bisogni della comunita' italiana, come prospettato durante il resoconto finanziario del 2013 e con l'appoggio del vescovo, si stabilisce che a partire da domenica 4 maggio ci sara' una sola Messa domenicale in italiano alle 9 quindi non piu' 7:45am e 9am ma solo 9. Ci scusiamo per questo e assicuriamo il nostro.miglior servizio. Grazie della vostra comprensione.


With the Bishop's approval, it has been decided that from Sunday, May 4 there will be only one Sunday Mass in Italian at 9:00 am. There will be no more 7:45 am. That said, we assure you of our best service at all times.

Gigli bianchi per pasqua

Parishioners are welcome to help us decorate the altar for Easter by bringing White Lily plants.

I parrocchiani sono invitati ad aiutarci a decorare l'altare per Pasqua portando piante di Gigli Bianchi. GRAZIE

Stiamo ricevendo il CORRIERE CANADESE del Venerdi che contiene anche le due pagine religiose. E' disponibile a tutti dopo la Messa, dietro piccola offerta volontaria. Grazie.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Holy Week

Welcome to our Parish

"By this everyone will know you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." - John 13.33
Our vision of faith is one of growing love and harmony combined with invitation to others. Guided by the Holy Spirit, this Parish wishes to appreciate our unique heritage and our multicultural base, using both to live and express Catholic values, and to promote loving unity while respecting diversity. Our goal is to accomplish these things in such a way that our life here proclaims the Lord Jesus for all to see.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Sunday Reflections Pre-authorized Giving Online Offertory God's Grace at Work RCIA


We would like to thank all parishioners and volunteers who in one way or another have made our Lenten journey and holy week celebrations and liturgies beautiful and meaningful. Thank you!!

Grazie a tutti quelli che volontariamente si sono impegnati per rendere la nostra quaresima e le celebrazioni della settimana santa cosi belle e significative, grazie

8:00 AM Italian
First Reading:Isaiah 50.4-9a
Gospel:Matthew 26.14-26
8:00 AM + Giovanni Aimola

This week...
Read this Sunday's reflection
Masses on the coming days

General info...
Reconciliation Sacrament of Baptism Sacrament of Matrimony RCIA
Saturdays 4:15 - 4:45 PM and upon request
Please contact Cynthia in the church office @ 416-636-0213 ext. 0
Please contact the pastor one year in advance or earlier
Please contact the office at 416-636-0213 ext. 0

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Souvenir Bethlehem eStore Visit Souvenir Bethlehem eStore and purchase Holy Land souvenirs. You will not only have a piece of Bethlehem to share with your family and friends but you will also be supporting the Christian community that has dared to stay in this Holy City as we continue to celebrate the wonderful truth of His life.

What makes people do what they do? Why is it that so many people want a good relationship yet do something that moves them in the opposite direction?

Have your life transformed by finding answers to puzzling questions and creating a new and empowering life ahead.

Visit Maureen Pearson's councelling website or contact her at

Vatican Information Center

Read news or watch videos. Stay informed on events happening in the Vatican. Get the latest from the Holy See website. Click here!

CCCB Website - Building a Culture of Life and Family in Canada
CCCB Website - "Building a Culture of Life and Family in Canada"

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has added a new section to its website to assist dioceses, parishes, movements and associations in a national initiative for "Building a Culture of Life and Family in Canada".


The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace
Visit Development and Peace (The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace) - the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis.

Go to Sacred Space
Sacred Space
We invite you to make a 'Sacred Space' in your day, and spend ten minutes, praying here and now, as you sit at your computer, with the help of on-screen guidance and scripture chosen specially every day.


Our Lady of Fatima Prayer Circle commenced in October.

  • Each family can sign up for 1 week in the form at the entrance of the church.
  • Statue should be picked up at the mass signed for.
  • Statue should be placed in a central place in the home.
  • Pray the rosary each night.
  • Statue should be returned to the Church prior to the 5 o'clock mass on Saturday.


    If you've been away from the church for a while or just want to learn more about our family of faith, we hope this website will provide some useful information about the Archdiocese of Toronto and how you can get involved.

    Click here for more information.

    Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, among other things, is committed to provide spiritual and temporal support to the Christian community in the Holy Land so as to assure a continuing Christian presence in that land that was made holy by the birth, death and resurrection of Our Lord, Jesus Christ. Click here to check out their website.
    Holy Sepulchre Enjoy the 360 degree panoramic virtual tour of the Holy Sepulcher Church in Jerusalem.

    Salt + Light Television
    Salt + Light Television is Canada's Catholic Network, focussed on telling inspirational stories that bring people closer to Christ and the Catholic faith. (Rogers channel 240, Bell channel 654, click to see other providers)

    Thinking about the priesthood or religious life? Hearing Jesus' call "Come and follow me"? Not sure?

    Visit Vocations Toronto, an exceptionally resourceful site in answering these questions.

    Upcoming events

    Passion Play in the Church
    Good Friday, April 18 at 8:00 pm

    The Singles for Christ will take us through the Stations of the Cross. Come and follow Jesus on the way to Calvary.

    Rappresentazione della passione in chiesa

    The Singles for Christ ci porterr attraverso le stazioni della Via Crucis. Vieni e seguire Gesu sulla via del Calvario.

    First Communion
    St. Robert School

    Saturday, May 3, 2014 @ 11:00 A.M.
    Saturday, May 3, 2014 02:30 P.M

    On Saturday, May 3, Fr. Xavier will return to St. Norbert's to bid farewell to the parish community.

    He will preside over the 5:00 PM mass, following which there will be a farewell gathering in the parish hall.

    Parishioners are welcome to extend their well-wishes to Fr. Xavier over some light refreshments following the mass.

    We hope to see you there.

    Sabato 3 maggio alle 5pm, P. Saverio ritorna a San Norberto per una Messa d'addio alla comunitr parrocchiale. Dopo la Messa, sara' lieto di incontrare i parrocchiani sotto in sala dove ci sara' un rinfresco per tutti.

    First Communion
    St. Norbert School & Other Schools

    Sunday, May 4, 2014 @ 02:30 P.M

    St. Robert School

    Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 7:00 P.M.

    St. Robert School

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014 @ 7:00 P.M.

    St. Norbert School & Other Schools

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014 @ 7:00 P.M.


    Pellegrinaggio in Turchia e Terra Santa

    October 21 - November 4, 2014

    For Infos, QS Travel & Queen Syrena Travel
    Tel: 905-412-2242

    St. Norbert's Church - Toronto