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

Update: New Restrictions Effective Monday 19 April

Due to the new government restrictions, Effective Monday 19 April, St. Francis de Sales parish will be open for private prayer from Monday to Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. We are only allowed to have 10 individuals at a time including clergy and staff/...

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Update: Stay-at-Home Order

Please see the press release below from the Archdiocese of Toronto that pertains to the government's new stay-at-home order.    Churches Remain Open During Stay-at-Home Order    Posted April 7, 2021 The Government of Ontario will launch a province-wide stay-at-home...

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2021 Holy Week Schedule

**Please note, all Masses are on a first-come first-serve basis. Please ensure that you wear a mask, covering from your nose to your chin, and arrive early as the doors will be locked 5 minutes after the start of the Mass or when we reach...

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Private Prayer & Communion Services at the Parish

Effective Monday 4 January, St. Francis de Sales parish will be open for private prayer from Monday to Thursday from 11 am to 1 pm. We are only allowed to have 10 individuals at a time including clergy and staff/ volunteers in the Church. Please be mindful of the time...

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Update: Cancellation of Mass as of 26 December 2020

Due to the government lockdown as of 12:01 AM on 26 December 2020, all Catholic Parishes will be closed for Mass throughout the Archdiocese of Toronto. We wish you all a very merry Christmas and a blessed New Year. Please keep checking our parish website and the...

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Update: Mandatory Use of Masks at Church

Notice to Parishioners – New By-Law Requires Mandatory Use of Masks at Church I want to thank all of you for your co-operation and kindness as we have returned to church over these past weeks. It has been so great to see parishioners once again and I thank everyone...

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Pentecost Trilogy of Songs

In honour of Pentecost, the Sunday 7pm Choir has posted three new videos in a Pentecost Trilogy of Songs dedicated to the Holy Spirit, each in a different musical style: Chant, Hymn and Taize. The hope is that their music continues to bring our Parish together, and...

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KofC Virtual Rosary

The Knights of Columbus encourage all parishioners to join in on a virtual prayer session every Sunday evening beginning at 7:00pm. Please see the poster below for more...

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Holy Week for Children

Dear parishioners, Please see the "Holy Week for Children" video message below, recorded by our First Communion Coordinator Mrs. Selda. It is an excellent resource, not just for those preparing to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion, but for all children who would...

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KofC Fundraiser for Food Banks & the Community

During this time of Lent, the Knights of Columbus usually collect over 3,000 lbs of food for our local food banks. Due to our parish being closed, they are unable to rely on the community to come together and donate. Therefore, the Knights of Columbus are shifting...

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