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All are Welcome
 
Pastor: Fr. Gigi Philip
Administrative Assistant: Cynthia Livera

Sunday Masses
Saturday5:00 PMEnglish,
Singles for Christ Choir
Sunday9:00 AMItalian
Italian Choir
10:30 AMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy
Organist/Soloist
12:00 PMEnglish,
Couples for Christ Choir
Weekday Masses
Tuesday7:00 PMItalian,
Devotion to Padre Pio
Wednesday7:00 PMEnglish,
Devotion to Our Lady of
Perpetual Help
Thursday8:30 AMEnglish,
Devotion to St. Norbert
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament till 8:00 PM
Friday8:30 AMItalian
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament till 9:15 AM
Elementary Schools
St. Norbert - 60 Maniza Rd. 416-393-5309
St. Robert  - 70 Bainbridge Avenue 416-393-5297
Secondary Schools
Madonna   - 20 Dubray Avenue 416-393-5506

 
Wheel Chair Accessible

Office Hours
Monday - Friday    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM;
(Lunch break 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM)
Contact
100 Regent Road
North York, Ontario M3K 1H3
Phone: 416-636-0213
Fax: 416-636-9431
office@stnorbertschurch.org
www.stnorbertschurch.org
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 way in advance
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Please contact the office
Sacrament of the Sick
Please contact the office
Blessings (home, vehicle, workplace)
Please contact the office
Visiting the sick and elderly at home
Please contact the office

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

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

Knights of Columbus
Meetings 3rd Thursday of the month
Please contact the office
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Please contact the office
Youth Group
Please contact the office
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News

Pre-Authorized Giving

Just a reminder that our parish is also set up to offer you the option of "pre-authorized giving", should you wish. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of this program, please pick up a pamphlet at the entrance of the church. You will also have the option of signing up for this program by filling in the Authorization form that is part of this pamphlet.

You can also access all information online by clicking here.

An Invitation

It is time to campaign ShareLife 2019. It is an open invitation to all our parishioners to offer your time and energy to our parish community.

Please call me, 416 636 0213.

Fr. Gigi Philip

Pray for Vocations

Pray to know how God wants to use your talents and abilities. Could it be He is calling you to consider priesthood or religious life?

If you think God is calling you to be a priest, religious or deacon, contact Fr. Chris Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto 416-968-0997, email vocations@archtoronto.org, www.vocationstoronto.ca.

Milestone Anniversary of Marriage

Mass with Cardinal Collins
February 10, 2019 – 4 p.m.

As part of Marriage Sunday 2019 celebrations, Cardinal Thomas Collins will preside at a special Mass to honour couples celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2019. If you (or a couple you know) are celebrating a 25th, 40th, 50th or 60+ wedding anniversary in 2019, you are invited to join in this special celebration. The Mass will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 10 at St. Clare of Assisi Parish (150 St. Francis Ave., Woodbridge). A reception will follow Mass. All are welcome to attend – couples celebrating milestone anniversaries are asked to register online or by phone to ensure reserved seating.

Registration and other important information can be found at: https://www.archtoronto.org/marriage or by calling 416-934-3400, ext. 523.

CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE 2018

We would like to thank everyone for their generous gifts to the Christmas Giving Tree.

We prepared 220 gift packages; these packages serve 28 families who in total have 110 members, 97 at risk youth from the ages of 16 to 24 and 13 children who are at risk. The 28 families were 23 from Madonna , 2 from St Norbert School, 1 from St. Robert School and 2 from St Vincent De Paul. We had 14 volunteers at various times come to help.

REMEMBER TO PICK UP YOUR 2019 ENVELOPES

PLEASE DO NOT USE YOUR OWN BLANK ENVELOPE FOR DONATIONS. YOU MUST USE CHURCH ENVELOPES FOR DONATIONS

It is extremely important that you please enter your full name and address on each envelope for the first few weeks so that we may update our Parish Records and allocate donations correctly.

RICORDA DI PRENDI LE SUE BUSTE PER FAVORE NON USATI LA SUA BUSTA VUOTA PER LE DONAZIONI. LEI DEVE ISCRIVERSI E DEVE USARE BUSTE DI CHIESA

E estremamente importante che lei entra il suo nome pieno ed il suo indirizzo su ogni busta per il primi settimane in modo che portremmo aggiornare le nostre record di Parrocchia e collochiamo delle donazioni correttamente.

Preparation Classes for First Communion and Confirmation

A reminder to all the young people who are preparing for the Sacrament of First Communion and/or Confirmation, that Catechism classes will soon begin. Please take note of the following dates:

First Communion Candidates
January 19 & 26, 2018

Classes will take place in the Parish Hall on Saturday mornings from:
9:30 - 10:30 am
11:00 - 12:00 pm

Confirmation Candidates
St. Norbert & other Schools - January 9
St. Robert School - January 23

Classes will take place in the Parish Hall on Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm

After class, children are all expected to be picked up by their parents.

Retrouvaille Weekend: Help for Troubled Marriages

Friday, January 25 at 6:00 pm

At a hotel located in Mississauga, Ontario, close to Highway 401

If you are thinking of separation or divorce or you are already separated, but want to try again then Retrouvaille can help. This program will give you the tools to help get your marriage back on track. It will also give you the opportunity to rediscover one another and examine your lives together in a new and positive way.

PHONE: 416-281-6007
EMAIL: info@torontoretrouvaille.com
WEB: torontoretrouvaille.com


Friday, January 18, 2019
1st week in Ordinary Time

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 God's Grace at Work RCIA

Humanitarian Relief –Indonesia & Philippines

In an effort to support people in Indonesia and the Philippines who have been impacted by SEVERE FLOODING, the Archdiocese of Toronto is accepting funds that will be sent through Development & Peace Caritas Canada to the official relief network of the Vatican. Contributions can be made through our parishes and through the Archdiocese of Toronto online portal.

In both countries, Caritas agencies have deployed workers to provide food, drinking water, temporary shelter and medical support.

Those wishing to help may do so in the following ways:

  • Online through the Archdiocese of Toronto website: www.archtoronto.org;

  • By phone through the Development Office - 416-934-3411;

  • Through the parish, making cheques payable to St. Norbert's Parish - 2018 Philippines – Disaster Relief or St. Norbert's Parish - 2018 Indonesia – Disaster Relief

  • Today...
    Masses
    8:30 AM Italian
     
    Readings
    First Reading:Hebrews 4.1-5, 11
    Gospel:Mark 2.1-12

    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

      Are you thinking about becoming a Catholic? Have questions about how to join the Catholic Church?

    Click here to learn about the RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) process and how to become a member of the Catholic Church.

    Contact us without any obligation to have your questions answered. We are located in North York, Toronto.


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    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.


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    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

    Social get-together
    January 18 Friday/venerdi

    This fellowship will be held every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 9:15 – 11:00 pm after mass and adoration at 8:30 am. Keep the date free!

    First Communion Class
    Saturday, January 19, in the Parish Hall, between:
    9:30 AM and 10:30 AM
    11:00 AM and 12:00 Noon

    After class, children are all expected to be picked up by their parents.

    Confirmation Class
    St. Robert School

    Wednesday, January 23 in the Parish Hall, at 7:00 PM

    After class, children are all expected to be picked up by their parents.

    First Communion Class
    Saturday, January 26, in the Parish Hall, between:
    9:30 AM and 10:30 AM
    11:00 AM and 12:00 Noon

    After class, children are all expected to be picked up by their parents.

    Social get-together
    February 1 Friday/venerdi

    This fellowship will be held every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 9:15 – 11:00 pm after mass and adoration at 8:30 am. Keep the date free!

    Marriage Sunday 2019 at St. Norbert's
    Sunday, February 10, 2019

    As part of Marriage Sunday 2019 celebrations, in all Masses, we remember and pray for the families and married couples. All married couples are invited to join in this celebration of their married life.

    St. Norbert's Church - Toronto