Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 22, 2022

Dear Parishioners, 

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!  Truly, He is risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! 

I would like to invite you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

First Holy Communion – Congratulations to our children. Please see the section in today’s bulletin.

Building and Maintenance Fund – There will be a second collection this weekend.

Divine Mercy Chapel – The chapel will be closed for Adoration on Monday, May 23, 2022. The chapel will reopen on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

Coffee Sunday – Please see the bulletin for more information and request.

Victoria Day Weekend – The Parish Office will be closed on Monday, May 23, 2022 for the Victoria Day holiday and reopen on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

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I wish all of you a blessed, safe and enjoyable long weekend!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI
St. Teresa of Avila Parish

Fifth Sunday of Easter -Sunday May 15, 2022

Dear Parishioners, 

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!  Truly, He is risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! 

I would like to invite you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Parish News

First Holy Communion – Takes place this Sunday at the 10 a.m. Mass. Please continue to keep the children and their families in your prayers.

Indigenous Reconciliation Fund – The special collection takes place this Sunday. Envelopes are still available at the back of the church.

Divine Mercy Chapel – We are in urgent need of an Adorer for Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. See the bulletin for more information.

Coffee Sunday – Please see the bulletin for more information and request.

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I wish all of you a blessed and enjoyable Easter Season!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI
St. Teresa of Avila Parish

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Dear Parishioners, 

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!  Truly, He is risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! 

I would like to invite 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 – Tonight, Friday, May 6, 2022 – Adoration begins at 6:00 p.m. See the bulletin for more details.

First Reconciliation and Holy Communion – Please see the bulletin for important dates and information.

Indigenous Reconciliation Fund – More information is included in the bulletin and attachments. The special collection will take place next weekend.

March for Life 2022 – See the bulletin for more details.

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I wish all of you a blessed and enjoyable Easter Season!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI
St. Teresa of Avila Parish

Third Sunday of Easter – May 1, 2022

Good afternoon everyone,

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!  Truly, He is risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! 

This weekend we welcome Father George Nowak, C.R. for the celebration of the Third Sunday of Easter.  Our Mass schedule remains the same. The Sunday Mass is not usually Zoomed when Father  Gil is away and therefore for those who are not as yet able to join us for Mass, in the church, the following links may be of assistance, in finding an online or televised Mass for this Sunday. Please note that the information on our website is on the Homepage – you will just need to scroll down.

stteresakit.ca or Diocese of Hamilton | Prerecorded and Livestreamed Masses (hamiltondiocese.com)

First Holy Communion – Please see reminder in the bulletin

March for Life 2022 – See the bulletin for more details.

Catholic Education Week – See the bulletin and the attached Pastoral Letter.

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Bulletin for the Third Sunday of Easter

I hope you all have a blessed weekend!

In Christ,

Mary

Mary Steffler

Parish Secretary

Second Sunday of Easter – April 24, 2022

Dear Parishioners, 

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!  Truly, He is risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! 

I would like to invite you to join me for Mass on Sundays and weekdays. For the detailed Mass schedule and announcements, please read the bulletin. 

Confirmation – Confirmation will take place at the 5:00 p.m. Mass, tomorrow, April 23, 2022. Please keep the candidates and their families in your prayers.

Divine Mercy – Please see the bulletin.

March for Life 2022 – See the bulletin for more details.

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I wish all of you a blessed and enjoyable Easter Season!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI

Easter Sunday – April 14, 2022

Dear Parishioners, 

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!  Truly, He is risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! This is the ancient Christian greeting on this day of great joy and happiness for all. Easter is not simply one feast among others, but the “Feast of feasts”. Throughout the octave (8 days), we shall sing of the unequalled joy which throws open eternity to us.

I would like to invite you to join us for the celebrations of the Triduum and Easter Sunday. 

For those who are unable to attend, the following liturgies will be live-streamedThe Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday at 7 p.m., the Good Friday Liturgy at 3 p.m. and the Easter Sunday Mass at 10 a.m.

Divine Mercy Novena:

Good Friday at 2:30 p.m.

Holy Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

Easter Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Good Friday – Good Friday is a day of prayer and fasting. See more information in the bulletin.

Special Collection – There will be a special collection on Good Friday for the Needs of the Church in the Holy Land.

Confirmation – Confirmation will take place at the 5:00 p.m. Mass on April 23, 2022. Please keep the candidates and their families in your prayers.

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I wish all of you a blessed and enjoyable Easter!

With prayers,

Fr. Marian Gil OMI