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Pastor: Fr. Gigi Philip
Administrative Assistant: Cynthia Livera

Sunday Masses
Saturday5:00 PMEnglish,
Couples for Christ Choir
Sunday9:00 AMItalian
Italian Choir
10:30 AMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy
12:00 PMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy
St. Norbert Singing Angels 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
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
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Blessings (home, vehicle, workplace)
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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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for Sunday, December 16, 2007

At this time of year there is always controversy. It seems that some folks are "offended" when Christmas displays are religious in nature. Sometimes it seems that things thought of, as "Christian" symbols are found particularly offensive.

We should celebrate the birth of the King by honouring Him as king of our lives every day of every season. Do we exalt Him any less in July than in December?

His word tells us that it is honourable to spend time in contemplation of His holy word every day. This is how He told us to live. And, His word tell us that being His disciple involves daily service and sacrifice; "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.'"

Also, He tells us that everyday we ought to be reminding others of the Lord, and encouraging them to live faithfully; "But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called today,' so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin." (Hebrews 3:13). Jesus is just as much a reason for hope in the summer as He is in the winter. "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. The gospel is to be shared everyday from the first day we come to believe it until the present;

Do we need to be reminded of these things only once a year? It is great to have a Christmas season, but is joy and peace and goodwill supposed to be seasonal? Do we need to be reminded of these things only once a year? Not if we already live them every day.

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