A group from our parish was actively looking for ways to serve “outside” our community. Food is a basic need, and our area was identified as one with many in need of assistance. The Parish partnered with Catholic Care DARA to open the Toronto Community Kitchen in October 2019. We offered a meal to a
Our Parish is made up of many groups all striving to share the life and love of Jesus with others. You can read about some of their activities here.
This week we hear from Claire Mannyx. She was instrumental in creating this ministry. Gathering as community does not just mean going to Mass. It can look like families doing a commando course, treasure hunts for Fruits of the Spirit, pinatas, talking telephone cans, prayer tents and a sausage sandw
This week David Keegan shares the story of a group that shares Christ’s love with outstretched hands and open hearts. Saint Joseph’s St Vincent De Paul Conference Toronto goes back a long way in this region. My first connection was in 1960. I was 15 when my father Matt Keegan introduced me to Toront
Our parish has always been blessed with a congregation who likes to sing! The main goal for our musicians is to support the congregation to sing and so to participate more fully in our Mass and liturgy. Up until last year, our weekend celebrations were supported by a combination of organists and the
ANAWIM: 16 Wangi Point Road, Wangi Wangi A Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Lochinvar. Sr Marguerite Chapman began this ministry in 1981 and chose ANAWIM as the name for the House of Prayer. The words of Isaiah 56:7 were the inspirational foundational text – “My house shall be called a house o
Our Funeral Ministry was started when it became apparent, we would not always have a parish priest. A group underwent training with Sr Anne and many are still involved. Wiesia Owen is one of the group’s newest members. When asked about the activities of the group she thought they were all very pract
Moira leads our Ministry of Care. Our parish has a long history of reaching out to those who are not able to gather with us. Moira is part of our parish story; her mum, Pearl, made these same visits with our SVDP Conference for over 15 years. The Ministry of Care do exactly as we commission them, in