Pastor’s blog

Pastor’s blog

Notes from our Pastor.

Catholic Education Week

Please see, below, the text of Bishop Crosby’s message for Catholic Education Week 2023 in both English and French. For more information on Catholic Education Week, head to the Diocesan website.

New Toronto Archbishop

Heart to Heart February 11th, 2023 (#495) Open the letter in PDF / Previous editions of Heart to Heart   EARLIER THIS MORNING, Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, announced the appointment of Most Reverend Francis Leo, until now, Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal, as the Archbishop of Toronto. Archbishop Leo succeeds His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins, whose resignation the Pope also accepted. Archbishop Leo is well prepared for his new responsibilities, having served as a Parish Priest…

CCCB Pastoral Letters

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) released a series of Pastoral Letters to First Nations, Inuit, Métis, and the People of God in Canada, to affirm its ongoing commitment to renewing and strengthening relations with Indigenous Peoples at the national, regional, and local levels. Each of the distinct Pastoral Letters in this series titled, That We May Walk Together, is the fruit of many months of listening, dialogue, and encounter with Indigenous Peoples, especially through Listening Circles held in dioceses across the country, the Indigenous Delegation to the…

Fr Steve’s Installation

On Saturday, November 26th, we were honoured to have Bishop Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton, join us to celebrate Fr Steve Murrin’s formal installation as the Pastor of St Pius X Parish. It was a beautiful Mass, and a moving installation ceremony. Many thanks to the Catholic Women’s League who organized a lovely reception in the hall – complete with low GI snacks for those who needed them!

The War in Ukraine – A Call to Prayer, Fasting, and Action

Please see below a Pastoral Letter from the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops in Canada which we have been asked to share with the Parish. The Letter, titled, The War in Ukraine: A Call to Prayer, Fasting, and Action, encourages us to consider concrete acts of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving as winter approaches.
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