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Toronto Retrouvaille Weekend
Retrouvaille is for couples whose marriage needs a tune up or even a major overhaul. It is an effective program that has worked for thousands of couples. It is Catholic in origin and outlook but open to people of all...
Apr-21-2023 to Apr-23-2023
Good Friday Procession
Following a tradition that goes back to 1962, St. Francis of Assisi Parish will be holding the annual Good Friday Procession. The procession includes religious statues, musical bands, and people representing different characters associated with the Passion of Christ. ...
Apr-07-2023 to Apr-07-2023 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM)
Easter Triduum – Pausing with Jesus before the Resurrection
A silent weekend retreat for women and men. These days of retreat provide silence and solitude for entering more deeply into the mystery of Jesus’ Passion, Death and Resurrection. Facilitated by Fr. Henk van Meijel, SJ. A suggested offering...
Apr-06-2023 to Apr-09-2023 (06:30 PM to 09:30 AM)
“Let Us Go Up to Jerusalem with Jesus”
A silent Ignatian weekend retreat for women. Although the Passion Narratives of all four Gospels are similar in many ways, there are also significant differences among them. The three Synoptic Gospels agree with each other (since Matthew and Luke...
Mar-31-2023 to Apr-02-2023 (07:00 PM to 01:00 PM)
A Panel Reflecting on Pope Francis's Visit to Canada: What Next?
The Msgr. John Mary Fraser Centre for Practical Theology at Regis St. Michael's Faculty of Theology will be having an online panel on Pope Francis's recent visit to Canada and how can we move forward together towards reconciliation...
Mar-28-2023 to Mar-28-2023 (07:00 PM to 09:00 PM)
“Mass Alive. Yes, Mass Really Alive!”
A day of reflection open to men and women. When we Catholics want to pray together, we go to Mass. But the Mass can become so routine, it can become boring. What happens at Mass that could make...
Mar-27-2023 to Mar-27-2023 (09:00 AM to 03:00 PM)
“Openness to Christ’s words: A Path of encounter and conversion”
A silent Ignatian weekend retreat for women and men. Jesus’ encounter with the sick, the Pharisees, sinners, and all other sorts of people is critical for the process of personal conversion and transformation. The disciples who followed...
Mar-24-2023 to Mar-26-2023 (07:00 PM to 01:00 PM)
Seven Things to Know about Ash Wednesday
Michelle Brylowski is Associate Director, RCIA and Liturgical Formation, for the Office of Formation for Discipleship. Below, she helps us prepare for Ash Wednesday.
1. What do the ashes on the forehead represent?Biblically, ashes symbolize mourning, mortality and penance...
Jesuits of Canada 15th Annual Provincial’s Dinner
This fundraising dinner honours Jesuit Jubilarians - men marking 50 years of service in the Society of Jesus. This year we will be celebrating Fathers Godefroy Midy and David Nazar. We will also honour long-time supporter Rosella Kinoshameg, with the...
Apr-12-2023 to Apr-12-2023
Advent – A Time of Liturgical Renewal
As we make our Christmas preparations, plan holiday activities and catch up with old friends, our hearts are filled with memories of the past and our minds draft fresh resolutions for the future. We anticipate. We are hopeful. We feel...
Horizons of Hope: A Toolkit for Parishes on Palliative Care
Families, friends, parish communities and health care professionals, together, all play an important role to care for and accompany those in need of palliative care that recognizes the dignity of the human person. As such, the Canadian Conference of Catholic...
The Value of Patristic Studies in the Modern Age
The leadership at St. Augustine’s Seminary is designing a Licentiate program in Patristics – it will be the first program dedicated to Patristics in Canada when it rolls out in the 2023-2024 academic year. Fr. Robert John...
Study on the Christian Letters of the New Testament
Mondays, October 17 to June 23, 2023 – 7:45 to 9:30 p.m. EST
Virtual Event via Zoom offered by St. Francis Xavier Parish, Mississauga
The Mustard Seed Ministry, the Parish Adult Faith Formation Program of St. Francis...
Oct-17-2022 to Jun-23-2023
Celebrating 50 years of the Diaconate
September 30 marks the 50th anniversary of the Permanent Diaconate in the Archdiocese of Toronto. Deacon Steve Pitre, Coordinator of Diaconal Ministry, reflects on this special milestone.
1. What celebrations are planned to commemorate this milestone anniversary?
New Digital Archive Highlights Parish Histories
The Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto has launched a new digital collection’s portal, ARCAT Online. Frances O’Regan, Director of Archives, provides an overview below.
1. What is ARCAT Online?
ARCAT Online is a...