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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 2nd Annual Soup Day!

Sunday, January 29th (after all of the Masses) OLS Youth Ministry is proud to announce our 2nd annual parish soup day! All parishioners are invited to come and warm up with a hot bowl of homemade soup and a roll for $3 and help support St. Gregorys Orphanage in India. On the menu: three different soups, made from scratch: chicken noodle, minestrone, and butternut squash.

Sunday, January 15th O. L. S. Youth Ministry


Presents: Who is Jesus? A three-part investigation of the basic Christological question: 'who is Jesus?' All youth are invited to attend. (7:30-9:30 pm) Part I The Historical Jesus - Wed., Jan. 25th Join us in the church for an evening that explores the trajectory of salvation history from a historical perspective, focusing on the religious and socioeconomic context of 1st-century Palestine; John the Baptist; and the life and mission of Jesus of Nazareth. Part II The Christological Process - Tues., Feb. 28th Join us in the church hall to investigate the early churchs reflection on the religious significance of Jesus within the Gospel and dogmatic traditions. Part III A Contemporary Account of Sin and Salvation Wed., Mar. 21st Join us in the church to explore the relationship between sin and soteriology or redemption, both in its traditional form and in an updated fashion, drawing on the work of Canadian philosopher and theologian Bernard Lonergan's 'Law of the Cross.'

Mass Intentions This Week


January 16th 22nd
Please join us as we pray for the following, in our Announced Mass Intentions

Mon.:(9 am) Tues.:(9 am) Wed.:(9 am) Thurs.:(9 am) Fri.:( 9 am) Sat.:(9 am)
(5:15pm)

Sun.:(8 am)
( 9:30 am) (11:00 am) (12:30 pm)

+Paul Frasca Theresa Gihlavsky Janina Ciszewski Szczepan Family +Brigido Valencia Family +Paul Frasca Kathleen Stanley +Esther Deuel John Lynskey +Judy Low Anne & Mike Wiley +James Coppinger Maureen & Family Adrianna Masnyk Murphy Family +Angelo Ciccale Diana Rosanna Ciccale +Clifford Downing Danuta Gorski For Our Parish and Parishioners

Lunch Time Organ Concert Series


Jan. 18th Jan. 25th Wednesdays at 12:15 pm - Free - Organist: Alison Clarke - Organist: Paul Jessen

On-Line Donations Now Possible


The Archdiocese of Toronto is pleased to announce that you can now support your parish or favourite charity of the Archdiocese by making a tax deductible gift using your credit card. A DONATE NOW bulletin is accessible on the Archdiocesan website: www.archtoronto.org, that will take you to a page where you can make a gift. You can direct your gift to your Parish, ShareLife, St. Michael`s Choir School, St. Augustine`s Seminary, The Archdiocese of Toronto, Tribute Giving, and Sunday TV Mass. Humanitarian Relief donations are also possible. Thank you for your support of the Church.

Knights of Columbus Basketball Free-throw Competition Boys and Girls: Ages 9 14 Saturday, January 21st at Holy Angels School Registration: 8:30 am - FREE Contact: john_chiappetta@hotmail.com
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2012

Ecumenical Prayer Service


Come and join us in prayer with: His Grace Archbishop Thomas Collins, His Grace Anglican Archbishop Colin Johnson, Lutheran Bishop Michael Pryse, Slovak Catholic Bishop John Pazak, Assyrian Catholic Bishop Emmanuel Mar Emmanuel and other city-wide religious leaders on: Sunday, January 22nd at 3:00 pm St. Michaels Cathedral (refreshments to follow)

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Farewell Patrick!


"We would like to take this opportunity to thank Patrick Sibley for the service and dedication he has provided to us at Our Lady of Sorrows over the past 3 years. It is with sadness that we announce Patrick will be leaving. I know you join me in wishing Patrick the best, God Bless and thank you." Father Nino Cavoto Our Lady of Sorrows School

Sunday, January 15th Philippine Flood Relief


Nearly 1000 people are reported dead and hundreds more are still missing after flash floods in the Philippines following Typhoon Washi hit southern Mindanao Island and surrounding areas on the weekend. An estimated 40,000 people, many of whom were already desperately poor, are now living in evacuation centres after losing their homes and possessions. Working with our partners at the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development & Peace/Caritas Canada, the Catholic Churchs official relief representative in Canada, funds will be channelled to Caritas organizations on the ground in the Philippines. Caritas teams are travelling through Mindanao to help families affected by the flooding. In particular, Caritas Philippines, known within the country as NASSA, has sent a team to the Diocese of Iligan, where the local government is said to be running out of relief supplies. Teams are assessing the damage and coordinating the emergency response. Those wishing to help may do so in the following ways: - Online through the Archdiocese of Toronto website: www.archtoronto.org; - By phone through the Development office 416934-3411 - Through the parish, making cheques payable to: OLS Parish Philippines Flood Relief An Evening on Sin and Redemption At SIN & REDEMPTION Pub 136 McCaul St. across from St. Patricks Church 7:00 9:00 pm Tues., Jan., 17th Whats the deal with Sin? Whats Redemption really about? And what does it mean for me? Join us for an evening of discussion, laughter, and an opportunity to raise your questions about faith and the Catholic Church in an open and inviting atmosphere. This event is geared to young adults aged 18-35. Bring a friend, an open mind and an open heart! No admission at the door! Pub Grub Snacks will be provided, but beverages will be at the guests expense. For more information, please contact Fr. Santo Arrigo, C.Ss.R.

Kindergarten Registration
Junior and Senior Kindergarten registration will take place during the week of January 16, 2012. Appointments for registering kindergarten children can be made starting Tuesday, January 10 by calling the school at (416)393-5246. Junior Kindergarten children must be four years of age by December 31, 2012. Senior Kindergarten children must be five years of age by December 31, 2012. The following information is required at the time of registration: Roman Catholic Baptismal Certificate, Birth Certificate, Immunization Record, Health Card Number and proof of residency. There will be a Welcome to Kindergarten evening for parents and future OLS students on Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Vocation Seeds
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time A good vocation prayer to say every day from the time we are young until we are in our golden years is found in todays first Scripture reading: Speak Lord, for your servant is listening. Just try it with sincerity, starting today and, if you think God is calling you to a Church vocation, call Fr. Hansoo at 416-968-0997 or email the vocations office at vocations@vocations.ca.

Womens Retreat Weekend


Nurturing the Spirit Within Queen of Apostles Jan. 27th-29th Facilitated by the new Centre Team: Father Leo, Father Tomy and Mrs. Anne Hales. For further info or reservations, please call 905-278-5229.