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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
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)
100 Regent Road
North York, Ontario M3K 1H3
Phone: 416-636-0213
Fax: 416-636-9431
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, 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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Via Crucis - Stations of the Cross

La Via Crucis sara' celebrata ogni mercoledi e Venerd́ dopo la Messa durante la Quaresima.

Please join us in the church every Wednesday and Friday the Lenten devotion of the Stations of the Cross.

Wednesday/mercoledi 7:00 p.m. (English)
Friday/Venerd́ – 8:30 a.m. (Italiano)

Come and See Weekend

Friday, March 15 (begins at 6:30 p.m.) to Sunday, March 17 (ends at 1:30 p.m.), at St. Augustine’s Seminary:

Inviting single Catholic men 17 years and older, to cultivate a deeper prayer life and relationship with Jesus Christ; leading to a better discernment of God’s call for their lives. Time for prayer, reflection and information on the process of becoming one of Christ’s disciples as a Catholic priest.

Please register online at For more information please contact the Parish Priest or the Office of Vocations at 416-968-0997 or email:

Please note: Registrants 17 years old will require parental consent.

Ash Wednesday

If you have palms from 2018, please bring them to the Church by the weekend of February 23/24, as we burn them to make ash for Ash Wednesday - March 6.

Preparazione per il giorno delle cenere

Si prega di portare le palme benedette dello scorso anna entro 23/24 febraio. Le palme vengono usate per fare le cenere.

St. Vincent de Paul Poor Box

Once in a while, please remember the St. Vincent de Paul Poor Box as you're leaving the church. These are the donations that are counted upon to serve the neediest of our community. Thank you.

2018 Tax Receipts - Ready

The Tax receipts are ready for pick up in the Office and after all masses on the weekend.

Le entrate fiscali sono pronti per il ritiro presso l'Ufficio e dopo tutte le masse durante il fine Settimana.

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.

Saturday, February 23, 2019
6th week in Ordinary Time
St. Polycarp, bishop and martyr

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:;

  • 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...
    5:00 PM English
  • Couples for Christ Choir
    First Reading:Hebrews 11.1-7
    Gospel:Mark 9.2-13
    5:00 PM + Pasquale Mazzucco

    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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    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.

    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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    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

    February 24 - after all Masses

    The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a pancake breakfast on the morning of Sunday, February 24, in the Parish Hall, following all Masses. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.


    Collazione di Pancake dopo ogni messa Domenica 24 Febbraio. Gratis-si allettano donazione.

    Social get-together
    March 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!

    Pasta Fagioli
    Il comitato sociale di San Norbert , ha organizzato una cena con pasta e fagioli nella sala parrocchiale, che si terra il 2 marzo 2019 alle ore 6:30 pm . Il menu consiste :Pasta e Fagioli, salsicce, insalata ,panino , bevande, caffe' e dolci .Il costo del biglietto e' di & 20.00.
    I biglietti saranno venduti dopo le messe, oppure rivolgersi in ufficio.

    Our Social Committee will be hosting a Pasta Fagioli Dinner on Saturday, March 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall, for $20 a person. The menu includes Pasta Fagioli, salad, sausage, bun, Beverage, coffee & dessert.
    Tickets are available today after Mass or at the office during office hours!

    Ash Wednesday - MERCOLEDI delle CENERI
    March 6 - 6 marzo 2019

    A day of Fast & Abstinence
    sara' giorno di digiuno e Astinenza della carne

    Mass and Ash distribution:

    St. Norbert Church:
    08:00 AM - Italian
    07:00 PM - English

    St. Norbert School:
    9:30 AM

    Madonna School:
    11:00 AM

    St. Robert School:
    12:30 PM

    Pastoral Council Meeting
    The next Pastoral Council Meeting will take place on March 13, Wednesday, at 7:45 pm in the Pastoral Room

    Lector Training and Formation Day From: Rebecca Spellacy, Associate Director, Liturgy
    The Office of Formation for Discipleship will be holding a Training and Formation Day for Lectors (readers) on Saturday, March 30 at St. Peter's Parish (100 Bainbridge Ave., Woodbridge) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day will cover an overview of the liturgy, with a focus on the Liturgy of the Word, the importance of scripture in the church, best practices and archdiocesan norms and policies relating to this ministry. The event is free but please bring your own lunch. Due to fire code capacity, we are only able to accommodate 100 people. Please register to secure a space.

    To register, please visit If you have any questions or for more information, please contact Rebecca at or 416-934-3400, ext. 525.

    The Knights of Columbus of San Francesco Di Paola Council proudly announce their annual Seder Meal. It will take place in the Parish Hall on Saturday, April 13 after the 5:00 pm Mass.

    Tickets available in the office and after all Sunday Masses. $30.00 per ticket.

    Su iniziativa dei Cavalieri di Colombo sabato 13 aprile dopo la Messa delle 5:00 pm nella sala parrocchiale si terra' l'annuale Cena Ebraica, detta celebrazione del Seder.

    Biglietti disponibili in ufficio e dopo tutte le messe domenicali $30,00 a biglietto

    St. Norbert's Church - Toronto