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Amen Camino

The purpose of pilgrimage is journey. You are invited to join the aMeN caMiNo journey and let your storiesand experiences meet others. Camino has a long and established Christian history, it means ‘road’ or ‘way’.

Social Justice Sunday

Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor The Bishops’ Social Justice Statement 2021-22: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor, affirms that “we human beings need a change of heart, mind, and behaviour”. It draws from Scripture, from the theological tradition, from Catholic Social Teaching, and from the wisdom of the world, including the…

Thank You for Your Love!

Our Dear Saint Joseph’s Parishioners and the St Joseph’s School Mini Vinnies: We wanted to put on record our thanks and gratitude in acknowledging your overwhelming generosity with donations both financially and practically in The Winter Appeal. Your unfailing support for your SVDP Conference here in Toronto is outstanding and is noted as one of…

Hope

“Let your unfailing love surround us, Lord, for our hope is in you alone.” – Psalm 33.22 During lockdown, I try to start each day with a short walk to get some exercise and have some quiet time. As I walk, I like to listen to an app called Lectio 365 – a mix of…

A New Parish Leader

Following a recruitment process overseen by Teresa Brierley, Director of Pastoral Ministries, the Bishop has approved the appointment of Christopher Voigt as Parish Leader of St Joseph’s Parish, Toronto. By way of introduction, Christopher provides the following information about himself: My name is Christopher Voigt and I am looking forward to the opportunity to serve…

Watch Mass Online

Under current Covid restrictions, attendance at Mass is not currently permitted in our regions. As an alternative, a number of churches provide a live stream of Sunday Mass for viewing. These include:

Love of Neighbour

We are all asked to stay home at this time. Our site is in lockdown until further notice. Please reach out to each other during this period and help where possible. Leave a message on the Parish Office answering machine if there’s anything you need and we will get to you as soon as practical.…

The Chosen

The Chosen is a television series depicting the life of Jesus Christ and his followers. Whilst much of the dialogue and story lines are as interpreted by the writers and director, the backstory provided for the key players in this series really adds depth and provokes contemplation of the gospels in a new way. Our…

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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Pope Benedict, himself a saintly elderly person who continues to pray and work for the Church, once said: “the prayer of the elderly can protect the world, helping it perhaps more effectively than the frenetic activity of many others.” He spoke those words in 2012, towards the end of his pontificate. There is something beautiful…