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Latest news from Saint Francis de Sales parish and Archdiocese of Toronto

UPDATE: Church & Parish Office Closed

Dear parishioners, We regret to inform you, that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Cardinal has ordered all parishes to be closed until further notice. You will no longer be able to enter any parish within the Archdiocese of Toronto for private prayers on Sunday... read more

Online Donations

Dear parishioners, I hope and pray that you are staying healthy – both physically and spiritually. No doubt you are aware that our parish relies on the support of our parishioners to operate – parish salaries, programs and ongoing operating costs (heating, water,... read more

UPDATE: Mass Cancellations due to COVID-19

There has been a recent change to our Mass schedule. Until further notice, we regret to inform you that we must cancel all weekday and weekend Masses at St. Francis de Sales parish. However, the church will remain open during limited hours for individual private... read more

Mass Changes due to COVID19

There has been a change to our Weekend Mass Schedule. Please see the letter below from Thomas Cardinal Collins addressed to the faithful of the Archdiocese of... read more

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Devotion to the Holy Family flourished in the Renaissance. The leading artists of the time – Michelangelo, Raphael, El Greco, Rembrandt, Rubens, to name a few – often portrayed the Holy Family in their work. When this feast day was instituted in 1921, it was... read more

Holy Innocents

The ‘Holy Infants’ are the male children recorded slain by King Herod in Matthew’s Gospel. This unique episode in Jesus’ life is not found in any other document, secular or religious, yet this incident, along with the account of the flight into Egypt, presents the... read more

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