St. Wilfrid's Roman Catholic Church

Toronto, Canada

St. Wilfrid, Our Patron
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Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 32nd week in Ordinary Time - Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Humanitarian Relief –Indonesia & Philippines
In an effort to support people in Indonesia and the Philippines who have been impacted by SEVERE FLOODING, the Archdiocese of Toronto is accepting funds that will be sent through Development & Peace Caritas Canada to the official relief network of the Vatican. Contributions can be made through our parishes and through the Archdiocese of Toronto online portal.

In both countries, Caritas agencies have deployed workers to provide food, drinking water, temporary shelter and medical support.

Those wishing to help may do so in the following ways:

  • Online through the Archdiocese of Toronto website:;

  • By phone through the Development Office - 416-934-3411;

  • Through the parish, making cheques payable to: St. Wilfrid's Parish - 2018 Philippines – Disaster Relief or St. Wilfrid's Parish - 2018 Indonesia – Disaster Relief

  • Today...
    8:00 AM Italian
    5:00 PM English
    First Reading:3 John 5-8
    Gospel:Luke 18.1-8
    5:00 PM Thanksgiving
    thanksgiving for Francis Family
    + Leodegarbo Carbo
    Office Hours
    Today the office is closed
    4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    7:00 AMRosary Groups (Italian)
    6:15 PMRosary Groups (English)
    6:15 PMPrayer Groups (English)

    This week...
    Read this Sunday's reflection
    Masses on the coming days
    Let us remember in our prayers the members of our parish that have gone home ahead of us, especially:

    Angelo Fasciano; All names written in the all souls envelope & book of life

    Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen


    Children for Christmas Play 2018

    Sign-up Sheet is available in the lobby.


    With the beginning of Advent - Sunday December 2, we are starting our Annual Food Drive for Christmas Baskets for the needy in our community. Donations of canned foods, toys and etc. It can be dropped off in the office during office hours. Please don't give expired canned food.

    SPECIAL COLLECTION for the needy will be held on the weekend of Dec. 1/2 after communion. Envelopes are available in the lobby.


    MONDAY, December 31, 2018, between 6:30 pm – 1pm

    $ 50 - Adult;
    $ 30 – Child 12 yrs under

    Tickets are available in the office. Tickets are limited.


    November 24 – Blessed Solanus Casey Centre, Detroit
    Departure: 6 am w/ shopping
    Cost: $65 includes Tour fee & bus

    December 8 – Corpus Christi Church & Our lady of Fatima Shrine, Buffalo & Festival of Lights
    Departure: 7:30 am Cost: $45
    Please call 416-638-0313

    Perpetual Mass Cards & Healing Cards Available in the office
    Fr. Henry's Workshop

    PRH (Personality & Human Relations)

    November 17, 18 24 & 25, 2018

    "Who Am I" – Discovering one's identity as created by God.
    "Harmonious Living" – Learning to live my life better.

    Contact Fr. Henry @ 416-371-8648

    Come and join IGNIS

    Thursday @ 7 pm – Choir practice
    (Sings every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month)

    Office @ -416-638-0313
    New members Always Welcome

    Confirmation Enrollment Rite
    November 18, Sunday Masses: 9 am or 12 pm

    Confirmation Preparation
    Confirmation Class: Sunday, Novemb 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4pm

    SECOND COLLECTION – November 17/18
    The Shepherds' Trust supports the needs of our retired clergy who have served our family of faith, enriching our lives in our own homes, schools, churches, hospitals and other areas of ministry.

    Through your support of the Shepherds’ Trust, our retired priests are given the dignity of adequate monthly allowance, health care and other assistance in their golden years.

    I Pastori 'Trust supporta le esigenze dei nostri sacerdoti in pensione, che hanno servito la nostra famiglia di fede, arricchendo la nostra vita nelle nostre case, scuole, chiese, ospedali e altre aree di ministero. Attraverso il vostro sostegno dei pastori 'Trust, i nostri sacerdoti anziani hanno la dignità di un adeguato assegno mensile, l'assistenza sanitaria e altri tipi di assistenza nei loro anni d'oro.

    Envelopes are available in the entrances and exits of the church

    Grp A - Saturday, November 24 @ 10-12

    Advent Retreat

    By Fr. Henry Alva

    December 1, Saturday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Light breakfast and lunch is provided

    Everyone is invited. Free Admission

    All ministers are required to attend.

    Sign-up sheet is available for registration in the lobby or call the office.

    December 8 – Corpus Christi Church & Our lady of Fatima Shrine, Buffalo & Festival of Lights

    Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Departure: 7:30 am

    Cost: $45

    Please call 416-638-0313

    The Columbus Concert Band
    Conducted by: Annamaria Mazzaferro

    Sunday December 15, 2018 after 5 pm mass

    St. Wilfrid’s Catholic Church

    Admission: Free
    For more information: call 416-638-0313

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