Check out our Bulletin for October 24.
There will be a second collection for the Evangelization of the Nations, otherwise known as World Mission Sunday. This is a worldwide collection for the missionary Church and it is our opportunity to assist at-need Catholic communities around the globe.
We will be starting preparation classes online.
Catechist: Fiorella Bruno-Di Feo
Classes begin: Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 9:30 am
We will be starting preparation classes online.
Catechist: Maria D'Alfonso
Registration dates: October 12 – October 29, 2021
Classes begin: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 (6:30 – 7:30 pm)
Please print the Registration form and drop it off at the Office with the requirements. Office hours: Mon – Fri 9:00 – 4:00 pm. (Closed for lunch 12:30 – 1:00 pm).
Registration form can also be found by clicking here.
Also, please check out the letter from the catechist.
All souls envelopes
Please write the names of the deceased on the envelope provided in the church, enclose your offering, and place it in the basket. They will remain at the altar throughout the month of November, in memory of our brothers and sisters who have gone before us, marked by the sign of faith.
Si prega di scrivere i nomi dei defunti sulla busta fornita nella Chiesa e racchiudere la vostra offerta e collocarlo nel cestino all'altare. Pregheremo per loro e per tutte le anime durante il mese di Novembre.
NOVEMBER 1, MONDAY - ALL SAINTS DAY
08:30 AM – Italian/English
NOVEMBER 2, TUESDAY - ALL SOULS DAY
08:30 am – Italian
07:00 pm – English
(Excerpt from the letter of Cardinal Collins)
"We must also maintain a safe working environment. Clergy, staff and volunteers have the greatest person-to-person interaction in parish/office settings and thus, a heightened risk for transmission of Covid-19. To ensure a safe workplace and to welcome the faithful with an additional level of health and safety, on a temporary basis, we are asking that clergy, staff and volunteers be fully vaccinated or be subject to regular rapid tests."
Next Collection Date:October 31, 2021
Check out our Bulletin for October 17.
We owe these parishioners our deep gratitude during these difficult times. Accordingly, we are inviting you to participate in a special recognition opportunity to thank volunteers who are working hard in our parish community. This special recognition will be on the weekend of 23 & 24 October 2021 and includes Special Covid-19 Pandemic Volunteer Recognition Certificates bearing the signature of Cardinal Collins.
Individual invitations will be sent to all those volunteers for the respective mass times.
If someone in your family or a friend you know is sick or confined to home for a period of time, please contact the parish immediately. The priest would like to visit them.
Santa Comunione ai malati e agli infermi
Se qualcuno della vostra famiglia o un amico e' malato o che non puo’ moversi da casa, si prega di contattare la parrocchia immediatamente per una visita pastoral dal parrocco.
The Church is open for you to come for private prayer or community prayer.
As COVID-19 cases decline and the number of people who've gotten the vaccine increases, it is an opportunity for us see each other in person and pray together.
SAFETY is still the priority. If you are grieving, isolated, or still fearful, we keep you close to our heart. We connect in Live stream Masses that are available through our website.
Fr. Gigi Philip
Pastor, St. Norbert's Church
If you know anyone who might be interested in joining us as a member of the Catholic Church, NOW is a very good time to invite them to make inquiries through the R.C.I.A. process. There is no obligation on their part, only a warm welcome, and answers to their questions.
This program is for those
Please phone the parish office.
Parish Pastoral Council is a consultative body which works with the Pastor regarding all matters pertaining to the pastoral life of the parish.
If you are willing to join the council, please inform Fr. Gigi and you will get an invitaion.
Baptism: Arrangements must be made in advance. Please call the Parish Office. Individual Baptismal preparation is required.
Reconciliation: Saturday from 4:15 PM to 4:45 PM or anytime by appointment.
Matrimony: Couples are asked to consult with our priest one year (at least six months) in advance of the intended date.
Ministry to the Sick: Please notify us if someone you know is homebound and would like to receive communion or the Sacrament of the Sick.
The archdiocese of Toronto has established a pre-authorized giving plan to assist you in your support of the work of St. Norbert's parish through your regular parish offerings (this does not include special collections). This is how you make your gift through the pre-authorized giving plan:
• Decide the amount of your gift to St. Norbert's parish to be withdrawn from your account each month.
• Enclose a cheque from your account marked "void".
• Mail to the parish office with your Name, Address, Telephone, Email and Amount.
More information is available here.