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  • Nativity of Our Lord Parish      Religious Education Program 2017-18

     
    First Communion
    First Reconciliation Program 
    Nativity of Our Lord Parish offers this program beginning September 2017: 
    Sacramental preparation for
    First Communion & First Reconciliation
    is held for children of registered parishioners who are enrolled in Grade 2 and higher. 
    If you were unable to attend the
    Parents’ Information Meeting
    please contact the Parish Office.
     REGISTRATION in the PARISH OFFICE
            From: September 20, 2017
            To: October 8, 2017
    Please bring a copy of your child’s Roman Catholic Baptism Certificate and $50.00

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    Public School Religious
     Education Program

    Registered parishioners whose children are enrolled in the public schools are invited to register their children in this program. This program will provide basic religion classes. 
    N.B.  Registration in this program is mandatory for students studying in public schools and wishing to be prepared
    for First Communion.
     
    For further information or registration, please call the Parish Office at 416 621 2732.

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    Confirmation Program
    Sacramental preparation for Confirmation is held for children of registered parishioners enrolled in Grade 7 and also for those interested in grade 8 or in high school.
    Parents Information Meeting
    Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
    at 7:30 pm, in the Church Hall.
    The Sacrament of Confirmation
    will be celebrated on:
    Saturday, April 28th at the 5:00 pm Mass.
    &
    Sunday, April 29th at the 11:30 am Mass.

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    RCIA
    (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

    Would you or anyone you
    know be interested:
     -  to be Baptized as a Roman Catholic, or
     - to be Received into the Catholic Church  (having  been baptized in another faith), or
     - to receive the sacrament of Holy Eucharist (First   Communion) or Confirmation?
    The RCIA is the process offered in the Catholic Church for the above purposes.  It is also a process available to practicing Catholics seeking a deeper understanding of their faith.  RCIC is a similar program for children up to 16 years of age who would like to be baptized or received
    into the Catholic Church. 
    For further information or registration contact Fr. Michael at fr.michael@myparish.org or call the Parish Office at 416-621-2732.
  • 2017 Nativity of Our Lord                 Faith Journey to the Holy Land











     

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    Faith Journeys
     A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: 
    Nov 14 – 25, 2017

     Tour Coordinator, Kitty McGilly,
    Spiritual Guidance:, Rev. Michael Machacek.

    Price: $3390.00 Including tax & fuel surcharges.
    Kitty McGilly, who has scriptural history at her fingertips, shares her deep spirituality while reflecting on the different stages in the life of Jesus. Fr. Michael leads the prayers of the group throughout the pilgrimage with the daily celebration of the Eucharist and meditations. More information can be picked up at the Nativity of Our Lord’s Parish Office during business hours.
    Our Parish Contact is Courtney Strom email: nativityyouth@outlook.com

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    Catholic Women`s League
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    CWL Movie Night – September 28th
    All parishioners are welcome.
    CWL will be having a movie night on Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 pm in our church hall. The movie Hidden Figures   will be shown. Free Popcorn and refreshments will be served.
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    CWL Ladies you are invited to attend the Humber Valley Regional Fall General meeting Thursday, October 4th, 2017 at
    Immaculate Conception Church located at 300 Ansley Grove, Woodbridge.  
    Mass at 7:00 pm, installation of officers followed by refreshments and business meeting.  Hope to see you there.

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    Second Collection for Needs
    of the Canadian Church. 

     There will be a second collection on
    September 23-24 weekend for the Needs of the Canadian Church.
    Your gifts are used by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops to
    represent Canadian Catholics in national
    and international pastoral activity.
    Thank you for your support of
    this important work.

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    Nativity of Our Lord School
    ** Lunchroom Supervisors Needed **

    Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School is in need of lunchroom supervisors between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. every day for the school year.  Duties include lunch supervision of students both in the classroom and during lunch recess break.  Interested candidates should contact the school secretary,
    Mrs. Aldeias at 416-393-5288.
     
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    Nativity’s Corpus Christi
    Procession
    Online ! 

    For any parishioner who wishes to see a video of our wonderful Corpus Christi procession on Saturday June 17th, please refer to the Youtube Website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqYAEOklwMk
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    Nativity of Our Lord Bible Study 
    Bible Study will begin on
    Monday, Sept 25th at 7:30 pm in the Hall.  
    If you have not attended Bible Study, why not come out and see what we are about. Bring your bible and if you are interested we can order a book of commentary
    to assist in your study.
    This year we are continuing with the Wisdom Literatures and will be studying Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Wisdom.
    Please call Linda Wisz at 416-620-7662 to register or the office at 416-621-2732 for more information. All are welcome.

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    Nativity Seniors Club
    Time: October 6, 2017 at 11:15 am
    Activities: Movie, Bingo along
    with a light lunch.

    All men and women are welcome.

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    Liturgy of the Word With Children
    ** Volunteers needed **
     
    The Children's Liturgy group is looking for volunteers in order to continue with this program.  This liturgy is for children from Kindergarten to Grade 5, inclusive, and is taught during the school year (from October to June) at the 9 am Sunday Mass.  If interested or for more information, please contact Anita Jakovcic at anitaj30@gmail.com or the parish office.  
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    Knights of Columbus Council 12735
    Dinner / Dance / DJ / Cash Bar

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    Saturday, October 14th – Tickets: $35.00
    Menu:
      Schnitzel , Bratwurst , Sauerkraut, Potatoes, Assorted Vegetables, Caesar Salad, Soft Pretzels,
    Cash Bar:  German Beer and Wine
      Tickets available at each Mass.

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    Vocations
    Jesus is always ready to grant forgiveness and pardon to those who sincerely repent.  Are you able to help others to believe and return to Jesus with repentant hearts?  If you think God is calling you to be a priest, religious, or deacon, contact Fr. Chris Lemieux. Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto, 416 968 0997, or email vocations@archtoronto.org or visit http://www.vocationstoronto.ca/
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    We can put up a net in  our church with a box of little paper fishes for names of loved ones to be caught up by Jesus's net! Jesus fishing

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