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.

Attachments:

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

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

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time – June 20, 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 Twelfth 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

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day. Remember to honour your fathers, living and deceased, in a very special way, this day, and everyday. Happy Father’s Day to all fathers!

Parish News

Father’s Day – Don’t miss the section in today’s bulletin dedicated to fathers!

Private Prayer in the church – As the churches re-open, the Narthex/Vestibule will once again be 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 Office – See the bulletin for more details.

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

Attachments:

Pastoral Letter from His Excellency, Bishop Crosby

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time -June 13, 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 Eleventh 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

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus – Tonight, June 11, 2021. Confession at 6:30 p.m. and Mass at 7 p.m. The church will be open at 6 p.m. for private prayer. Mass will also be live-streamed for those unable to attend in person (use the link above). 

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus is the World Day of Prayer for Priests, which was instituted by Saint John Paul II in 2002. On this day, Catholics worldwide are urged to pray for the sanctification of priests. Please remember to keep our priests in prayer every day, but especially today.

Father’s Day – See the bulletin for information regarding Mass intentions.

Private Prayer in the church – As the churches re-open, the Narthex/Vestibule will once again be 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.).

Other News

Re-opening of churches – Registration – As the churches are now open with a 15% capacity, we 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

Sunday June 6, 2021- Body and Blood Sunday

Dear Parishioners, 

O Sacrament Most Holy, O Sacrament Divine!

I would like to invite all of you to join me for Mass on Zoom, on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and/or Sunday at 10:00 a.m., as we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). 

Mass is celebrated on Tuesday to Friday at 7:00 p.m., Saturday at 9:00 a.m., Saturday Vigil in anticipation of Sunday at 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and streamlined on Zoom. Please click on the link to join us for Mass:

https://zoom.us/j/5887658626?pwd=Y1Y1UjN0c3NwdElUQ1pOUnpEVUR0dz09

Meeting ID: 588 765 8626

Password: 274733

Parish News

FIRST FRIDAY – TONIGHT – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament begins at 6 p.m. followed by Mass at 7 p.m. Please join us on Zoom.

Corpus Christi – In the bulletin this week, you will find a section dedicated to the Most Blessed Sacrament, as we celebrate this great Solemnity of Corpus Christi. Please take some time to read it and see how important this sacrament is, in our lives.

Father’s Day – See the bulletin for information regarding Mass intentions.

Private Prayer in the church – Unfortunately, during the lockdown we will not be able to open the church during the week for private prayer. 

Confession – By appointment only.

Other News

Re-opening of churches – Please see today’s bulletin for more details and continue to check upcoming bulletins for more information.

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With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Sunday May 30, 2021 Trinity Sunday

Dear Parishioners, 

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! 

I would like to invite you to join me for Mass on Zoom, on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.  and/or Sunday at 10 a.m., as we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

Mass is celebrated on Tuesday to Friday at 7:00 p.m., Saturday at 9:00 a.m., Saturday Vigil in anticipation of Sunday at 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and streamlined on Zoom. Please click on the link to join us for Mass:

https://zoom.us/j/5887658626?pwd=Y1Y1UjN0c3NwdElUQ1pOUnpEVUR0dz09

Meeting ID: 588 765 8626

Password: 274733

Parish News

Act of Consecration – During the month of May we honoured our Blessed Mother. Please join us this Sunday, May 30th on Zoom.  

Father’s Day – See the bulletin for information regarding Mass intentions.

Private Prayer in the church – Unfortunately, during the lockdown we will not be able to open the church during the week for private prayer. 

Confession – By appointment only.

Other News

Re-opening of churches. Please see today’s bulletin for more details and the attachment included with today’s message.

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With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI