Bulletin-Sunday, November 24 2013

Welcome to Holy Name

Thank you for worshipping with us today.

Please visit our website www.holynametoronto.com for more detailed information on the parish and our faith.


Upcoming 100th Anniversary Events

Please mark on your home calendars


December 14, 2013 – 7 p.m.

African Catholic Community Choir Concert


January 25, 2014 – 6 p.m.

Chili Supper and Karaoke Night


March 2nd, 2014 – after 10 a.m. Mass

Pancake breakfast organized by the Scouts



Please pray for all who are ill, especially

Michael Goodstadt, Ann Gilbride, Michael Rerrie, Sunny Carr, Kay Bennett, Eli Robinsky, Lorraine Hygaard, Helen McGrath, Ann Vince McGrady, Catherine Leithwood, Patricia & Jeanette Cull, Madeleine Corrigan and Maria Jose Bouey.



Offertory Envelope Boxes for 2014

will be available at the entrance of the church

Please call Pamela at the Parish Office during office hours if

·         You have a change in your name/address; or

·         If you name/address is incorrect; or

·         If you are a new parishioner and would like to have a box assigned to you; or

·         If you cannot find your box


 Mass Intentions


Rosary at 11:50 a.m.


Tues. November 26: ferial

12:05 pm: Maria Izaura Cesarina Gonsalves +

Daniel 2.3, 9a, 10a, 27a, 31-45++, Daniel 3.57, 58, 59, 60, 61, Luke 21.5-11


Wed. November 27: ferial

12:05 pm: Edgar Francisco +

Daniel 5.1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28, Daniel 3.62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, Luke 21.12-19


Thurs. November 28: ferial

12:05 pm: Helena Polgar +

Daniel 6.11-28, Daniel 3.68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, Luke 21.20-28


Fri. November 29: ferial

12:05 pm:

Daniel 7.1-14++, Daniel 3.75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, Luke 21.29-33


Sat. November 30: St. Andrew, Apostle

 5:15 pm: Paulina De Jesus+

Romans 10.9-18, Ps. 19.1-2, 3-4ab, Matthew 4.18-22


Readings for First Sunday of Advent  -  December 1, 2013

1st Reading:  Isaiah 2.1-5

Responsorial Psalm: Ps. 122.1-2, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9

2nd Reading: Romans 13.11-14

Gospel: Matthew 24.37-44



Lector & Eucharistic Minister Schedule

For next weekend –

November 30th & December 1st, 2013


  5:15 pm –  Fernando Curcione, David Royle

10:00 am –  Paul Connelly, Michael Bachan, Nora Gilbride


Eucharistic Ministers

5:15 pm –  Manuel Mairena, Nick Fera

10:00 am – Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt, Kathleen Wilkinson, Ann Gilbride, Rosa Venalainen



The St. Vincent de Paul would like thank the 236th Scouting Group on collecting food for the Food Drive which was held  on Saturday, November 9th.  The participants included 3 Beavers, 14 Cubs, 8 Scouts,4 Venturers, 11 Leaders, 24 Parents.  They collected 2,681 pieces of food and $36.00 for St. Vincent de Paul.



The Holy Name St. Vincent de Paul Society is looking for parishioners to sponsor families at Christmas time. Let’s share our abundance with the less fortunate in our parish community. Please phone Holy Name St. Vincent de Paul at 416-469-0842 and leave a message. 



Baptism Preparation Session

Please pick up a baptismal package from an usher at the entrance of the church or at the parish office.

All parents wanting to have their child baptized in the upcoming months must speak with Carol Soloman, Lay Pastoral Associate before each Baptism Preparation Session.  Please note that the Baptism Date must be confirmed with Carol before you make arrangements for family and friends to attend.  Monthly baptisms are on a first come first served basis.

The next Baptism Preparation Session will be Saturday, December 7th at 10 am  in the St. Marguerite Room (off of large hall)  The upcoming Baptism dates are:  December 15th & January 19th at 2 pm.



Cash for Cartridges is an innovative recycling program which pays our church for recycling empty inkjet cartridges.

Do you use Canon, HP or Lexmark

Cartridges for your computer printer?

If so, please bring in your empty cartridges to the parish and place in the box at the entrance of the church.

Thank you.


We Need Everyone! 

And Everyone is welcome!


Here is your chance to get that professional portrait and it will all take place right here in our church!  IPC Photo Canada works at hundreds of churches across Canada every year!  Every family will get a copy of this photo directory FREE just for having their portrait taken!  At no cost to our church either!  IPC offers this service free.

Sign up today after Mass to have your portrait taken for our new photo directory

Dates that are available are Sunday, January 12th and Monday, January  20th.


The photo directory committee thanks you in advance for your participation and support in this very significant project!!!



Our Parish Community wishes to extend our sympathy to the family and friends of Irene Ufer, Felix Sampson, David Christie and all the faithful departed. May they rest in peace.



is lit this week  

for Madeline & Gerry McQuillan

at the request of Oliver & Patricia Reilly


Confirmation Meeting

 There will be an information meeting for students wishing to be confirmed and their parents on Tuesday, November 26th, at 7 p.m. in the church.  Please phone the Church or see Carol Soloman for details.