From the Top
Pastoral ministry is not obsessed with the disjointed transmission of a multitude of doctrines to be insistently imposed.
All revealed truths derive from the same divine source and are to be believed with the same faith, yet some of them are more important.
. . . . This holds true as much for the dogmas of faith as for the whole corpus of the Church’s teaching, including her moral teaching.
. . . . Works of love directed to one’s neighbor are the most perfect external manifestation of the interior grace of the Spirit.
. . . . It needs to be said that in preaching the Gospel a fitting sense of proportion has to be maintained. This would be seen in the frequency with which certain themes are brought up and in the emphasis given to them in preaching. For example, if in the course of the liturgical year a parish priest speaks about temperance ten times but only mentions charity or justice two or three times, an imbalance results, and precisely those virtues which ought to be most present in preaching and catechesis are overlooked. The same thing happens when we speak more about law than about grace, more about the Church than about Christ, more about the Pope than about God’s word.
The Joy of the Gospel #35, #36, #37
Rosary at 11:50 a.m.
Tues. April 29th: St. Catherine of Siena
12:05 pm: Virginia Silva & Francisco Jorge +
Acts 4.32-37, Ps 93.1ab, 1c-2, 5, John 3.7b-15
Wed. April 30th: ferial
Acts 5.17-26, Ps 34.1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, John 3.16-21
Thurs. May 1st: ferial
Acts 5.27-33, Ps 34.1+8, 16-17, 18-19, John 3.31-36
Fri. May 2nd: St. Athanasius
12:05 pm: José Dinis & Francisco Jorge +
Acts 5.34-42, Ps 27.1,4, 13-14, John 6.1-15
Sat. May 3rd: St. Philip and St. James
5:15 pm: Maria Prohaska +
1 Corinthians 15.1-8, Ps 19.1-2, 3-4ab, John 14.6-14
Readings for Third Sunday of Easter - May 4th, 2014
1st Reading: Acts 2.14, 22b-28
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 16.1-2+5, 7-8, 9-10, 11
2nd Reading: 1 Peter 1.17-21
Gospel: Luke 24.13-35
PLEASE PRAY FOR ALL WHO ARE ILL, ESPECIALLY
Maria Soares, Antonio Da Costa, Joyce Rerrie, Hugh Taylor, Paul Ryan, Mary Gilbride, Laura MacDonald, Kay Bennett, Patricia Cull and Maria Jose Bouey.
Upcoming 100th Anniversary Events
Please mark on your home calendars
May 28, 2014
Holy Name Choir Concert at 7:30 p.m.
June 14, 2014
Holy Name Parish BBQ at Holy Name School 690 Carlaw Ave. 11 am – 3 pm
September 28, 2014
Closing Mass – 11 a.m. with Cardinal Collins
Followed by Reception in the Church Hall
October 17, 2014
Fundraising Gala at Ellas Banquet Hall
35 Danforth Road
Keynote speaker Sister Susan Moran, OLM
Founder of Out of the Cold program in Toronto
Minister of the Word & Eucharistic Minister Schedule
For next weekend –
May 3rd & 4th, 2014
5:15 pm – Sheila Spencer, Joyce Whelton
10:00 am – Sr. Mary Halder, Kaz Flinn, Chiara Gallo Tan
5:15 pm – Manuel Mairena, Nick Fera
10:00 am – Vanessa and Michael Nicholas-Schmidt, Kathleen Wilkinson,
is lit this week
In Memory of Anthony Pietrucha
at the req. of Stephanie Winkler
Parish Photo Directory
It is expected that this 100 Year Anniversary Photo Directory of parishioners will be available come the fall. We are setting aside a few pages for businesses to express their congratulations. We also invite individuals and/or families who may also want to offer their best wishes to do the same at a special rate per business card size space. Should you wish to take advantage of this opportunity please contact the parish office for more details.
Working wonders in our community . . .
Of the more than 1 million foreign-born people who arrived in Canada between 2001 and 2006, more than 40% live in the Greater Toronto Area. As a result, nearly 11% of our school system consists of recently arrived residents and over half of the total student population speak a non-official language most often at home. Last year, ShareLife agencies provided settlement, advocacy and education programs for more than 40,000 immigrants and refugees in the GTA.
Next ShareLife Sunday – May 4, 2014
Please give generously. You can work wonders!
Catholic Estate Planning Session
Where: Holy Name Parish When: Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 11 a.m.
(following the 10 am Mass) Presentation Length: About 30 minutes, plus questions (coffee, tea & refreshments will be served)
Have you been meaning to update your Will or get one made? If so, then come to the estate planning session that the Development Office of the Archdiocese of Toronto will be holding at our parish. The Development Office conducts these sessions across the Archdiocese as a service to parishioners. The goal is to help you protect yourselves and your loved ones by creating a well thought out estate plan that respects your wishes and Catholic faith. Some of the topics will include:
- Estate planning from a Catholic perspective
- How to protect your loved ones with a proper Will
- About Powers of Attorney
- Estate Trustee selection
- Finding lawyers and estate planning advisors
- Our Catholic traditions around Wills, burial and funerals
- The importance of remembering our Catholic faith when creating your legacy plan
An estate planning kit will be provided at no cost.
Presentation to be made by the Development Office of the Archdiocese of Toronto. A lawyer will be on hand to answer all your questions.
Hope to see you there!