The Epiphany of Our Lord Parish
(Served by the Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception )
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish is a bilingual (english/Italian) and multicultural community dedicated to becoming a faithful witness to the Lord Jesus, striving to live the message of the Gospel and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and providing diverse opportunities for worship and spiritual growth while being attentive to the social and material needs of all people.
PARISH LENTEN MISSION
During the week of March 2-5, 2015 we will have a parish Lenten mission conducted by Fr. Stephen Vasek, Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Buffalo, New York and Sister M. Marcella Anne Wendzikowski, a sister of St. Mary of Namur. This year’s theme will be
Come, Be Opened, Be Healed
The Epiphany community invites all of us into an experience of God that will strengthen our Catholic Belief and inspire us to share this faith with others. Please mark this week on your calendars and plan to participate. The mission will start at 7:00 – 8:15 pm followed by social gathering in the hall. Please come and spread the word to EVERYONE!
| Day || Theme|
| Monday|| God's Way of Loving|
Healing of Deaf Man with Speech Impediment
| Wednesday|| Jesus' Mission |
The High Priestly Prayer.
See poster . . .
What is Lent? . . .
| ||Wednesday, February 18, 2015||Ash Wednesday|
English: 8:00 AM, 12:10 noon, 8:00 PM
Italian: 7:00 PM
Ashes will be distributed at all Masses. ALL CATHOLICS should observe the law of , Fast and abstinence, which forbids meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
| ||Every first Friday of the month starts|
January 2, 2015
|- English Mass at 12:10 PM|
- Holy hour after 7:00 PM Mass
by Charismatic Prayer Group. Everybody is welcome.
Last Friday of the month, at 7:00 pm.
January 30, 2015
|Special Anniversary Mass for the Deceased|
Please write the names of your deceased loved ones on the proper envelope and return it on the day when the mass is celebrated.
| ||Every Thursday evening, 10:00 pm - 1:00 am|
|Devotions to The Precious Blood of Jesus|
at the Epiphany of Our Lord Chapel. All are welcome.
| ||Monday, at 7:30 PM||RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) for those who have registered. Those who have not registered and would like to learn about the Catholic Faith please contact the parish office at 416-499-2196.|
Upcoming Sacramental Dates:
Sacrament of Confirmation:
- Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm - Confirmation candidates and sponsors meeting. All sponsor forms should be completed and signed and returned this evening
- Every Sunday in the church hall (8 Sundays), starts Sunday, January 11, 2015 (week 1) from 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm. Mandatory for all candidates.
Sacrament of First Holy Communion
- Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Classes begin for First Communion candidates.
- Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm - Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) for ALL children who are preparing to make their First Holy Communion. Place: parish hall.
- Thursday, February 12, at 7:30 pm in the parish hall. (This meeting was scheduled for February 18).
INDIAN CHILDREN'S MISSION
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish is part of The Congregation of The Sons of The Immaculate Conception (CFIC). The CFIC is a religious missionary order dedicated to the care of the sick, education of the orphaned, poor and abandoned children in the world, following the Charism and spirit of the founder, B1. Luigi Maria Monti. In India we have several centres where . . . (click here to learn more)
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, 13-22 April 2015
Under the spiritual leadership of Fr. Shibil Pariyathupadavil, CFIC, Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, from 13 - 22 April 2015 (10 days). Cost $2,124.00 (plus taxes). Anyone interested, please contact Sue Gabriel at Mina Tours Inc. at 905-475-5388 or 416-846-6691.
Pilgrimage to Quebec to St. Anne de Beaupre, May 19-22, 2015
The Epiphany of Our Lord is organizing a pilgrimage to Quebec Shrines. To reserve your seat or for more information, please call Carlo Trentadue at 416-497-0651.
The Legion of Mary
It is a worldwide organization of the lay apostolate, in which Catholic men and women sanctify themselves through prayer and spiritual work in union with Our Lady under the guidance of the clergy. (click here to learn more)
"Whoever serves me must follow me..." Are you considering service to God as a priest, deacon, brother or sister? If God is calling you, contact Fr. Chris Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto, at 416-968-0997.
Every 3rd Sunday of the month non-perishable food is collected for those less fortunate in our community. Please do not bring expired food.
Thank you to Epiphany Soccer League for the donation of Blessed Luigi Maria Monti statue that was erected on June 19, 2010 in the front garden of the church. Blessed Luigi Maria Monti is the founder of the Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception.
To read more about the congregation please click here ...
To read more about Blessed Luigi Maria Monti please click here ...
Epiphany Youth Group Cornerstones
Epiphany Youth Group (EYG) initiatives for 2015:
A CALL TO VOLUNTEERS FOR THE YOUTH GROUP—if you are feeling a calling from the Lord to get more involved, no matter your age, please consider a few initiatives the EYG are beginning soon:
(1) Join the Epiphany Youth Group Core --
Who: Those who feel called to minister to the youth of Epiphany
What: Outreach to those in high school, organize programs/discussion nights, volunteering initiatives, sports nights and catechesis
When: Meet bi-weekly on Sundays at 5:30pm to plan and organize
Where: Epiphany of Our Lord basement meeting room
(2) “ARMED” Ladies Fellowship
Who: Young ladies in high school or university/college
What: Become ARMED with the Lord and your sisters in Christ to tackle life’s questions, friendship and love. There will be snacks, singing, and discussion using the book “How to Find your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul” as our guide.
When: TBA – Once a week starting in 2015
(3) Passion Play/Prayer Service… TBA
(4) Steubenville Toronto Conference
Who: High school youth
What: Annual 3-day conference where over 2500 youth attend to build their relationship with fellow Catholics and God
When: August 7-9, 2015
Where: Downtown, Toronto
Click here for more info.
For inquiries and up-to-date events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.