26th Sunday in Ordinary TIme-Sunday September 26

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

Registration for First Communion – Will take place this Sunday following the 10 a.m. Mass, in the Parish Hall.                                                                                                                                   Registration for Confirmation– Will take place next Sunday, October 3, 2021 following the 10 a.m. Mass, in the Parish Hall.                                                                                                                                        We kindly ask you to pray for these Candidates and Parents as they enter this exciting preparation process for the reception of these sacraments.

First Friday – Please join us this coming Friday, October 1, 2021 for Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament at 6:00 p.m. followed by Mass at 7:00 p.m. Confession will be available.  

First Friday and First Saturday Devotions – First Friday and First Saturday devotions will follow the morning Masses on October 1stand October 2nd.

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Have a blessed weekend!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time-September 19th 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

Divine Mercy Chapel – The Divine Mercy Chapel is now open. Please see the bulletin for important information regarding guidelines when coming to the chapel. Hours are still available and you can sign up by contacting the parish office.

Special Collection – The collection for The Needs of the Canadian Church takes place this weekend and next. Donations can be left in the baskets upon leaving the church.  

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Have a blessed weekend!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time – September 12, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

Divine Mercy Chapel – The Divine Mercy Chapel is open. We are in urgent need of Adorers for the following hours:

Thursdays – 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursdays – 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fridays – 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Other hours are also available. Please call the Parish Office if you would like to sign up for an hour. 

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Have a blessed weekend!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

First Friday – Please join us this evening for Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament at 6:00 p.m. followed by Mass at 7:00 p.m. Confession will be available.  

Divine Mercy Chapel – The Divine Mercy Chapel opens, today, for Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament. We are still in need of volunteers. Please call the Parish Office if you would like to sign up for an hour. 

Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass – The Saturday morning 9:00 a.m. Mass resumes tomorrow, September 4, 2021. Please join us on this First Saturday.

Labour Day Weekend – The Parish Office will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 for Labour Day and reopen on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Bulletin – As of this weekend, we will once again have a hard copy bulletin available after Mass.

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Have a safe and blessed weekend!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass – During the month of August, there will be no Saturday morning Mass. The Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass will resume on September 4, 2021.

Divine Mercy Chapel – Please see the bulletin for news of the chapel’s reopening for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. We are still in need of volunteers to be able to open the chapel on our planned date of September 3rd. We have an urgent need for Tuesdays from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. and Fridays from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Other hours are still available for an additional person. 

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Sunday August 29, 2021

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary-Sunday August 15, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass – During the month of August, there will be no Saturday morning Mass. The Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass will resume in September.

Live-streaming of Sunday Mass – Please note that this Sunday, August 15th, there will be no live-streaming of Mass. For those who are unable to attend Mass at this time, please see our parish website for other TV and Online Masses.

Divine Mercy Chapel – Please see the bulletin for news of the chapel’s reopening for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

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Bulletin for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 1, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass – During the month of August, there will be no Saturday morning Mass. The Saturday 9:00 a.m. Mass will resume in September.

Live-streaming of Sunday Mass – Please note that the Sunday Masses on August 8th and August 15th will not be live-streamed. For those who are unable to attend Mass at this time, please see our parish website for other TV and Online Masses.

Civic Holiday – The parish office will be closed on Monday, August 2nd for the Civic Holiday.

Divine Mercy Chapel – Please see the bulletin for news of the chapel’s reopening for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

Other News

To Inform, To Encourage, To Heal – A Resource on Residential Schools in Canada – Please see today’s bulletin for important information from the Diocese of Hamilton.

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Have a safe and blessed long weekend!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time-July 18, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

Stage 3 of Reopening – Import Information – Please read the section in today’s bulletin regarding the new changes to our liturgical celebration. This will assist you in becoming familiar with the new guidelines and instructions, before attending Mass.

Parish Office – Please read the parish bulletin for up-dated information.

Registration for Saturday & Sunday Masses – We ask and encourage parishioners to register in advance of coming to Mass. This will help us to have a better idea of the numbers of people attending the Saturday Vigil and Sunday Masses. Please click on the following link to register. Thank you.

http://stteresakit.ca/?page_id=2193

Other News

July 25, 2021 – World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly – Please see today’s bulletin for this new World Day established by Pope Francis and remember to keep your Grandparents and the Elderly in your prayers.

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With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday July 4, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

As the churches are now open, I would like you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, I would ask you to read the bulletin. 

Other News

Re-opening of churches – Registration – As the churches are now open with a 15% capacity, we ask and encourage parishioners to register in advance of coming to Mass. This will help us to have a better idea of the numbers of people attending the Saturday Vigil and Sunday Masses. Please click on the following link to register. Thank you.

http://stteresakit.ca/?page_id=2193

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I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a blessed and restful Summer.

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday June 27, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

Please join me for Mass on Saturday evening at 5 p.m. or Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m., as we celebrate the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

The Sunday Mass, at 10 a.m. will also be live-streamed, on Zoom. If you are not attending this Mass, and you wish to join me online, please click on the following link: https://zoom.us/j/5887658626  

Password: 274733

Parish News

First Friday & First Saturday Devotions – Will follow morning Masses on July 2nd and July 3rd.

Private Prayer in the church – The Narthex/Vestibule is once again open for private prayer, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Come and spend some time with the Lord!

Confession – We are back to the regular schedule (30 min. before Mass; Sat., 4:15 – 4:45 p.m.).

Parish Bulletin – During the months of July & August, the parish bulletin will be published bi-weekly.

Parish Office – The Parish Office will be closed Thursday, July 1st for the Canada Day holiday. Happy Canada Day, everyone! For more information about office hours, please see the bulletin.

Other News

IMPORTANT NOTICE – Please see the bulletin for important information regarding protocols when attending Mass, in person.

Re-opening of churches – Registration – As the churches are now open with a 15% capacity, we ask and encourage parishioners to register in advance of coming to Mass. This will help us to have a better idea of the numbers of people attending the Saturday Vigil and Sunday Masses. Please click on the following link to register. Thank you.

http://stteresakit.ca/?page_id=2193

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With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI