St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church

Weekend Masses:

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. and Rosary
Saturday: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. 12 Noon

Weekday Masses:

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Devotions - after the Wednesday 9:00 a.m. Mass
FOR LENT 2020 ONLY: Friday: 7:00 p.m. followed by the Stations of the Cross

Reconciliation:

Saturday: 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
FOR LENT 2020 ONLY: Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Lenten Day of Confession: Thursday, April 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.,
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Other times upon request

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

 

From the Desk of Fr. Tim …

Lent 2020 Begins This Week…

Annual Pancake Breakfast…

Join fellow parishioners for fresh and FREE hot pancakes, syrup, coffee and tea in the parish hall immediately following the 9:00 a.m. Mass on Tuesday, February 25. Please consider the environment and bring your own cup or mug. Everyone is invited!

Presentation of the Cross…

The Grade 7 Confirmation students from our parish schools and the R.C.I.C. program will be receiving their confirmation crosses this weekend and next weekend, February 22/23 during mass. Please keep the confirmation students in your prayers as they prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation in May.

Fifth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner – Saturday, March 14…

Please plan to attend our fifth Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner on Saturday, March 14 in the parish hall, sponsored by the Catholic Women’s League. Join us for traditional Irish fare. There will be a cash bar, door prizes and a 50/50 draw. We will have entertainment including Irish dancers and humorous dialogue with Mary and Jim Kelleher. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. immediately following the 5:00 p.m. mass. Tickets are $20 each. Tickets are available in the foyer this weekend and next weekend February 29/March 1, and through the parish office on March 7/8. Please join us and wear a hint-o-green!

Reconciliation in Our Parish Schools…

During these Lenten weekdays we are visiting each of our parish schools (including Loyola Catholic Secondary School) to offer all students from Grades 3 to 12 an opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Please keep them in your prayers, and why not consider going to confession yourselves during this season of Lent.

FORGED Young Adult Ministry…

Men and women aged 19-35 are invited to the gathering of this ministry on Wednesday, March 11 at Merciful Redeemer Parish at 7:00 p.m. Bring your appetite as pizza, snacks and drinks launch each evening. Even if you have never attended before, please come and see what this new program has to offer!

EDGE Youth Ministry…

Students in grades 6 – 8 are invited to come out on Monday, March 2 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the parish hall. The event is supervised by adult leaders and there is always time for a social. Bring a friend! For questions about the EDGE Program, please contact Fr. Mauricio, 905-820-1444.

Carmelite Sisters Seniors’ Residence Proposal…

The Carmelite Sisters have faithfully served in Canada for more than 100 years and have been a strong presence in the area for decades.

A public meeting will be held on Monday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mississauga Civic Centre (Council Chamber) to discuss a proposal for an expanded Carmel Heights Seniors’ Residence at 1720 Sherwood Forrest Circle (SW corner of Dundas St. West & Mississauga Rd.). All are welcome to attend.

In addition to attending the public meeting, those wishing to provide feedback may wish to contact their local city councilor or Office of the Mayor by email or phone. This information can be found by visiting: http://bit.ly/mississaugacitycontacts .

Brunch at Tiffany’s – Please be advised that due to a lack of tickets sales, the Brunch at Tiffany’s event has been cancelled. You may pick up a cash refund or donate the ticket price to the ShareLife 2020 campaign through the parish office.

RCIC First Eucharist will begin on Tuesday, February 25 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Shiels’ Room. Students have already registered for the preparation classes. Questions? Please call the parish office, 905-820-1444.

The Digital Age: The Effect of Screen Time - Merciful Redeemer Parish is hosting an evening for parents to learn about the effects of screens on young people on Friday, February 28 from 7:00 -9:00 p.m. Do you have a hard time monitoring your kids use of screen time, from phones, to iPads to TV? Do you know what kind of effects screens have on your child? This promises to be an amazing evening of information and discussion as we welcome Dr. Sandra Sagrati, psychologist, to share about the effects of screen time on youth. She is a mother of four and is very excited to share. There will be time for Q & A and refreshments. There is no cost for this event!

Lift Jesus Higher Rally – Come and experience why thousands of people return each year! The adult and youth rallies take place on Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Metro Convention Centre, North Building, Front Street West, Toronto. Mass with Cardinal Collins is included. For tickets (Adult ticket is $25, Youth aged 13-18 ticket is $15) and information, please visit: www.ljhr.ca or call, 647-243-9441.

Lenten Retreat at Queen of Apostles – Fr. Ron Rolheiser is leading a retreat on the theme of Spirituality and the Seasons of Our Lives on March 6-8. To register or for more information, please call, 905-278-5229.

The Come and See Weekend, March 13 - 15 at St. Augustine’s Seminary – Single Catholic men 17 years and older. Time for prayer, reflection and information on the process of becoming one of Christ’s disciples as a Catholic priest. Please register at www.vocationstoronto.ca. For info: vocations@archtoronto.org .

Dynamic Women of Faith Catholic Women’s Conference will take place on Saturday, March 28 at Le Tréport Banquet Hall, 1075 The Queensway, Mississauga. Guest speakers include Kimberly Han and Colleen Carroll Campbell. We will have Mass. A light breakfast, lunch and free parking are included. Please register at www.dynamicwomenfaith.com . Calling All Girls Mother Daughter Event will take place on Friday, March 27 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Please register at www.dynamicwomenfaith.com .

Reclaiming Love 2020 Theology of the Body for Everyone - The realities of masculinity, femininity, gender, and the relation of these to our identity, are being questioned like never before. Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 21 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Parish, 650 Mavis Road, Mississauga. Jason Evert, internationally known Catholic speaker and author, is the special guest speaker. The IV24 Worship Band will lead the praise and worship. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at St. Francis Xavier Parish or on-line by visiting: www.ocytoronto.org/reclaiminglove .

Identifying Parish Donation Envelopes – We need help identifying the following envelopes so that we may issue you a 2019 or 2020 tax receipt: for 2019, #’s 613, 642, 1313. For 2020 #’s 37, 57, 63, 107, 129, 145,186, 324, 383, 488, 489, 518, 554, 560, 582, 787, 791, 811, 814, 858, 865, 1060, 1163, 1193, 1290, 1313. Kindly visit or call the office so that we can update your information, 905-820-1444. Thank you.

Church Bulletin Advertising - Liturgical Publications will be setting up the advertisements for our church bulletin. The advertising will begin in April 2020 and supports the bulletin service. Please support the bulletin and advertise your product or service. Please call Liturgical Publication at 905-624-4422.

Welcome to St. Ignatius Loyola Parish – St. Ignatius Loyola parish is noted for its warmth and hospitality. We would like you to know that we are happy to have you here with us. Please take a few minutes to introduce yourself to the Parish Team either during week or after any weekend mass.

Parish Registration – If you are new to our parish or if you have never registered, please fill out a registration form located on the table outside of the parish office. If your children attend one of our parish elementary schools or Loyola High School, you are not automatically registered in the parish. Also, if you are recently married or an adult no longer living with your parents, we kindly ask that you also register as a parishioner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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