CHRISTMAS SEASON SCHEDULE
DAY OF CONFESSION
Wed. December 16th
11 am – 12 noon
3 pm – 8 pm
Thursday, December 24 – 8:00 p.m.
Family Mass ( Holy Name Choir) *
Thursday, December 24 – Midnight Mass *
(African Catholic Community choir -
all are welcome)
Friday, December 25th
10 a.m. Christmas Morning Mass (Cantor)
Saturday, December 26th – 5:15 p.m.
Sunday, December 27th – 10 a.m.
New Year’s Eve: Feast of Mary, Mother of God
Thursday, December 31st, 2015
5:15 p.m. Mass
New Year’s Day: Feast of Mary, Mother of God
Friday, January 1st, 2016
10:00 a.m. Mass
12 noon (African Catholic Community Mass)
Feast of the Epiphany
Saturday, January 2nd – 5:15 pm
Sunday, January 3rd - 10 a.m. Mass
12 noon (African Catholic Community)
*carols begin ½ hour before Mass
Please keep and post on your refrigerator at home for future reference.
MASS & DAILY READINGS
Rosary at 11:50 a.m.
Tues. December 15th: ferial
12:05 pm: Maria Izaura Cezarina & Constancio Gonsalves +
Zephaniah 3.1-2, 9-13, Ps. 34.1-2, 5-6, 17-18, 19+22, Matthew 21.28-32
Wed. December 16th: ferial
Isaiah 45.6b-8, 18, 21b-25, Ps. 85.8ab-9, 10-11, 12-14, Luke 7.19-23
Thurs. December 17th: ferial
Genesis 49.2, 8-10, Ps. 72.1-2, 3-4, 7-8, 17, Matthew 1.1-17
Fri. December 18th: ferial
12:05 pm: Leo & Victoria Stang +
Jeremiah 23.5-8, Ps. 72.1-2, 12-13, 18-19, Matthew 1.18-24
Sat. December 19th: ferial
5:15 pm: Maria De Encarnacāo +
Judges 13.2-7, 24-25a, Ps. 71.3-4a, 5-6ab, 16-17, Luke 1.5-25
Readings for Fourth Sunday of Advent
Sunday, December 20th, 2015
1st Reading: Micah 5.2-5a
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 80.1ab+2, 14-15, 17-18
Second Reading: Hebrews 10.5-10
Eucharistic Ministers & Ministers of the Word
For next weekend –
December 19 & 20
5:15 pm – Kathleen Wilkinson, Joy Akien-Prohaska
10:00 am – Dena Hamid, Joan Melanson, Rosa Venalainen
Ministers of the Word
5:15 pm – Anne Marie Cassin, Paul Connelly
10:00 am – Michael Bachan, Sheila Spencer, Arlene Perry
Please note: Eucharistic Ministers & Ministers of the Word. If you can not be present, please get a replacement to cover your ministry.
2016 Missals are available to be purchased at all the Masses. The cost is $5.00.
Welcome to Our Parish Family
December 13, 2015
son of Denis & Lidija
is lit this week
for the Repose of Soul of Geraldine Kane on her 90th Birthday (December 17)
at the request of the Kane Family
Please pray for all who are ill, especially
Delores Gordon, Liz Lawlor, Maria Carmo, Donna MacIntosh, Deacon Hugh Taylor, Sophia Karapita, Heather Tobias, Carmela Morra, Maria Soares, Laura MacDonald, Patricia Cull and Maria Jose Bouey.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE DAY OF CONFESSIONS
ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16TH
11 AM – 12 NOON
3 – 8 PM
IN THE CHURCH.
Offertory Envelope Boxes for 2016
are 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
Calling all Carolers
On Friday, December 18th meet in the church basement at 7 pm to do some serious Christmas Caroling.
We’ll be strolling the Danforth, Visiting Nisbet Lodge and McClintock Manor, visiting the homes of a few members of the Holy Name Communtiy who aren’t able to join us and generally spreading the joy of the season.
Hot chocolate, coffee and tea provided back at the church after caroling. Please bring a bag of cookies if you can!
ALTAR DECORATORS NEEDED
For Tuesday, December 22nd at 10:30 am & Wednesday, December 23rd at 10:30 am
Please come and help beautify our Church for the Christmas celebrations. “Many hands make light work!” There is work for all: men, women and children.
Thank you, Sacristans