31st Sunday in Ordinary Time-Sunday October 31, 2021

Dear Parishioners, 

Praised be Jesus Christ!

I would like to invite you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays and in a special way to Mass in these days leading up to All Souls’ Day and All Saints’ Day. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day – See Mass times and further information in the bulletin.

First Friday/Healing Mass – Please join us on Friday, November 5, 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.  

CWL Silent Auction – Please see the bulletin for more details.

Mask Exemptions – Those who are exempted (see policy on our website) from wearing a mask, please sit in the first pew on the left, facing the altar.

Reception of Communion on the Tongue – Those who wish to receive Communion on the tongue are to receive Communion after all who have received Communion in the hand. We ask that those who wish to receive on the tongue sit in the first 4 pews on the left, facing the altar.

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Have a blessed weekend! 

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 24, 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

Day of Prayer – Saturday, October 16, 2021 was a great success! Please see the bulletin for more details.

World Mission Sunday – The special collection for World Mission Sunday takes place this weekend. Additional envelopes are at the back of the church.

Mask Exemptions – Those who are exempted (see policy on our website) from wearing a mask, please sit in the first pew on the left, facing the altar.

Reception of Communion on the Tongue – Those who wish to receive Communion on the tongue are to receive Communion after all who have received Communion in the hand. We ask that those who wish to receive on the tongue sit in the first 4 pews on the left, facing the altar.

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Have a blessed weekend! 

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 17, 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

St. Teresa of Avila – Parish Feast Day – Our parish celebration will take place on Sunday at the 10:00 a.m. Mass, followed by coffee and donuts. If you haven’t registered, please click on the following link or call the parish office: http://stteresakit.ca/?page_id=2309

Day of Prayer – Tomorrow, Saturday, October 16, 2021– Please see the bulletin and attachment for more information. The Day of Prayer will also be live-streamed on Zoom. Please join us in person for the whole day or part of the day or click on the following link: 

https://zoom.us/j/5887658626

The Password is: 274733

Mask Exemptions – Those who are exempted (see policy on our website) from wearing a mask, please sit in the first pew on the left, facing the altar.

Reception of Communion on the Tongue – Those who wish to receive Communion on the tongue are to receive Communion after all who have received Communion in the hand. We ask that those who wish to receive on the tongue sit in the first 4 pews on the left, facing the altar.

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Bulletin for the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Day of Prayer

Have a blessed weekend! Happy Feast Day!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time-October 10, 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

REVISED – COVID-19 Protocols  Earlier this week, we received a revised policy from the Diocese of Hamilton. You are encouraged to learn more about the updated COVID-19 protocols, while being in the church. The link is on the Homepage of our parish website or click on the following link: REVISED_20211007_Vaccine-Policy.pdf (stteresakit.ca)  or for your convenience, we are including it as an attachment with this communication, as well.

Mask Exemptions – Those who are exempted (see above policy) from wearing a mask, please sit in the first pew on the left, facing the altar.

Reception of Communion on the Tongue – Those who wish to receive Communion on the tongue are to receive Communion after all who have received Communion in the hand. We ask that those who wish to receive on the tongue sit in the first 4 pews on the left, facing the altar.

St. Teresa of Avila – Parish Feast Day – Our parish celebration will take place next Sunday at the 10:00 a.m. Mass, followed by coffee and donuts. If you haven’t registered, please click on the following link or call the parish office: http://stteresakit.ca/?page_id=2309

Thanksgiving Day – The Parish Office will be closed on Monday, October 11, 2021 and reopen on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Day of Prayer – October 16, 2021- Please see the bulletin. 

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Have a blessed weekend and Happy Thanksgiving!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time- October 3, 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

Registration for Confirmation – Will take place this 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/Healing Mass – Please join us this evening, 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.  

Mass for Sister Anne Rektor – The Parish Mass for Sister Anne Rektor will be celebrated this Saturday, October 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Please join us.

First Saturday Devotions  First Saturday devotions will follow the morning Mass on October 2nd.

COVID-19 Protocols  You are encouraged to learn more about the updated COVID-19 protocols, while being in the church. The link is on the Homepage of our parish website or click on the following: 

http://stteresakit.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Vaccine-Policy_22_September_2021-002.pdf

Reception of Communion on the Tongue – Those who wish to receive Communion on the tongue are to receive Communion after all who have received Communion in the hand. We ask that those who wish to receive on the tongue sit in the first 4 pews on the left, facing the altar.

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Have a blessed weekend!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI