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Sunday Masses
Saturday5:00 PMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy
Sunday9:00 AMEnglish
10:30 AMItalian
12:00 PMEnglish,
Children's Liturgy
Daily Mass
Monday9:00 AMBilingual
Tuesday9:00 AMBilingual
Wednesday9:00 AMBilingual
Thursday9:00 AMBilingual
FridayFirst Friday of the Month: 8:00 a.m. Holy Hour till 9:00 a.m. and confessions
9:00 AMBilingual,
Healing Mass on the first Friday of the Month
Pastor:Rev. Francesco Marrone
Office Administrator:Mrs. Dina Totino
Music Director:Dr. Paul Emlyn Jessen
Mr. Luigi Rizzo
Church Address:
1118 St. Clair Avenue West
(One block East of Dufferin)

Mailing Address:
133 Westmount Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6E 3M6

Phone: 416-654-7087
Fax: 416-654-7090

Wheel Chair Accessible

Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM;
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession
Saturday: 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
First Friday: 8:15 – 8:45 a.m.
Please call the Pastor for other times
Sacrament of Baptism
Please contact the office
Sacrament of Matrimony
Please contact the Pastor at least one year in advance and prior to booking your hall.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Please contact the office
Knights of Columbus
Please contact the office
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Please call 416-654-7087 ext. 8
St. Clare - 124 Northcliffe Blvd. 416-393-5214
Stella Maris - 31 Ascot Avenue 416-393-5371

Thinking about the priesthood or religious life? Hearing Jesus' call "Come and follow me"? Not sure?

Visit Vocations Toronto at, a resourceful site in answering these questions.

Sacraments for the Sick & Elderly
Please notify the office if you know of someone who is in hospital or confined to the home due to sickness or old age. We will gladly bring Communion to them.

St. Clare's Roman Catholic Parish

Toronto, Canada

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 30th week in Ordinary Time  
Quick Info Sheet

Welcome to St. Clare's

All Souls Envelopes

Envelopes for All Souls Day have been provided and set up at the entrance. You may wish to pick up an envelope and write down the names of your loved ones. If you wish, you may also include a donation in memory of the deceased for the needs of the parish. Please return the envelopes at any time, or place them in the regular Sunday collection. They will be kept on the altar throughout the month of November, in prayerful memory of our brothers and sisters who have gone before us.

Sacramental Preparation

Registration for the Sacrament of Confirmation for young people who are in Grade 7 or higher has already taken place last week. If you would like your child to be prepared but have missed the registration, please call the office at 416-654-7087 as soon as possible.

Are you being called to a Religious Life

WANTED: Humble sinners who know the forgiveness of God. These make good servants of the Gospel. They can be priests, deacons, sisters or brothers.

If you think God is calling you to be a priest, religious or deacon, contact Fr. Chris Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto 416-968-0997, email,

Mark your Calendar for these Upcoming Events

Bible Study
Friday evenings, December 2, 9 & 16, at 7 p.m. in Church.

Day of Confessions
Monday, December 12th – in Church
9:30 – 11:30 a.m., 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

CHRISTMAS CONCERT (Cardinal Carter School of Performing Arts)
Wednesday, December 14th at 7:30 p.m. in Church

Day of Confessions
Monday, March 27th, 2017 – in Church
9:30 – 11:30 a.m., 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Join the Choir!

Calling all children & youth! Would you like to join our choir at the 12 Noon Mass? What a wonderful way to learn about God while praising him through beautiful music! For those who are interested, we are also excited about offering music lessons to those who join the choir. Lessons will also be conducted by our staff musicians: Piano: Dr. Paul Emlyn Jessen & Voice: Antonella Cavallaro. Anyone interested or for more information, please call the parish office at (416) 654-7087 or Antonella (416) 554-6186.

"To Sing is to pray twice!" (St. Augustine)

Update of PILGRIMAGE to the Martyrs' Shrine in Midland (Thursday, September 22)

Total expense: (2 buses, divers' tips, parking at the Shrine, donation to St. Anne's Church & the Museum): $3,192.00

Total income: ($35 x 91 pilgrims, plus donations): $3,323.00

Thank you for such a wonderful experience! It won't be the last. . .


Total cost for the material: $780.00

Anonymous donations: $780.00

Thank you to all volunteers who came out for seven Saturdays!


Registration for the Sacrament of Communion for children who are in Grade 2 or higher has already taken place last week. If you would like your child to be prepared but have missed the registration, please call the office at 416-654-7087 as soon as possible.

Parish Hall

Do you have a function coming up? Did you know that St. Clare’s Parish has a large hall that is available for renting? For more information, please call us at 416-654-7087 ext. 223. Thank you for supporting our parish!


Feast of All Saints

On Tuesday, November 1st, we celebrate the Feast of All Saints.

Masses are at 9 a.m. and at 7:00 p.m.

Please join us.

All Souls Day

Wednesday, November 2nd is All Souls Day. Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Please join us as we pray for all our faithful departed.

St. Clare Parish Hall (1118 St Clair Ave. W., Toronto)

Friday, November 4, 2016 at 7:30pm

Free admission. Goodwill offerings will go to support Mary's Meals, which is a registered charity that sets up school feeding projects in some of the world's poorest communities, where hunger and poverty prevent children from gaining an education.

Click the picture for more information:

Jerrett Funeral Home Annual Memorial Mass
On Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m. there will be a Memorial Mass for all your loved ones who have passed away this year and whom Jerrett's Funeral Home has served.

Refreshments will be served in the Hall after the service.

Altar Servers Training & Movie
Calling All Altar Servers - Old & New. If you are in Grades 4 or higher and you are interested in this ministry, please join us in the Parish Hall from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 19.

We will have a training session, watch a movie and a pizza lunch will be provided!

Emergency Disaster Relief in Haiti
The Archdiocese of Toronto is accepting financial contributions for humanitarian relief following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti on October 4, 2016. In the face of widespread damage, flooding and landslides, more than 1.4 million people need assistance, with 750,000 people identified as in serious need. More than 1,000 people have been reported dead so far, while the risk of cholera and other disease is growing. Development and Peace – Caritas Canada and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) have launched a joint emergency appeal to all Catholics and all Canadians, asking them to be in solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Matthew. Development & Peace has well-established partnerships in Haiti after nearly 45 years of active service in the country.

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. Clare's Parish - Haiti Emergency

    More information: available here.

  • Year of Mercy

    December 8, 2015 – November 20, 2016

    Read about the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy called for by Pope Francis:

  • Official site
  • Archdiocese of Toronto
    Click here to read an explanation of the elements on the Year of Mercy logo.

  • Today...
    9:00 AM Bilingual
    First Reading:Ephesians 4.32 – 5.8
    Gospel:Luke 13.10-17
    9:00 AM + Simpson family
    + Paul Matthews
    For the Conversion of sinners
    + For the repose of the holy souls, Aureliana & Rosendo De Guzman
    Office Hours
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    No confessions today. Please call the office.

    This week...
    Read last Sunday's reflection
    Masses on the coming days

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    Centenary BookIn May the book committee presented the parish community with St. Clare’s Church: Celebrating 100 Years of Faith & Service and has been busy selling it locally and around the city ever since. This gorgeous hard-cover volume contains over 300 photos of the interior of the church, rare archival images, and of special events. The cost is $70 if you pay by cash or cheque, or $75 through paypal online. To order please email us at or visit our website at A perfect gift for family and friends. All proceeds go to St. Clare’s Church. Thank you to all who have supported this special project.

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