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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

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7th week in Ordinary Time  
Quick Info Sheet

Welcome to St. Clare's

Choir news!

If you are interested, besides joining our children choir, we are also offering music lessons under the guidance of our our staff musiciansm, Dr. Paul Emlyn Jessen & Antonella Cavallaro.

Anyone interested or for more information, please call the office at (416) 654-7087 or Antonella (416) 554-6186.

Some Income Information

Here are some recent net income:

  1. December 31st dinner dance: $9, 000
  2. Pancake Sunday: $690.00
  3. Chocolate roses: $200.00 approximately.
What a great success.

Thanks to all of you. All these will go towards the Accessible Lift and Washroom. Thank you very much!

Baby Bottles for Life

Last month, representatives from Aid to Women were here to speak with us and they handed out plastic baby bottles that contained information about their campaign. For all those who picked up bottles, we ask that you kindly return them to the parish (with a donation next weekend March 4/5, if possible and if you cannot donate at this time, we still ask that you return the bottles, so that they may be reused for future campaigns. 100% of the donations received go directly to Aid to Women's life affirming work.

Thank you - your generosity really does save lives!

Are you being called to a Religious Life

"No one can serve two masters." Do you feel called to help people get closer to God?

If you feel you are being invited to spread the Good News of God's love as a priest, deacon, brother or sister, please contact Fr. Chris Lemieux, Vocation Director, Archdiocese of Toronto 416-968-0997, email,

Stations of the Cross

Please join us in the church as we observe the traditional Lenten devotion of the Stations of the Cross, beginning Friday, March 3 and every Friday during Lent at 7:30 p.m. (bilingual).

Dried Palms

Bring your dried palms from last year, place them in the wicker basket at the entrance. They will be burnt to make the Ash Wednesday ashes for this year.

A Note from the Pastor:

As promised, here is the book I mentioned in my homily last Sunday, "Everybody needs to forgive somebody", by Allen R. Hunt. Enjoy it!

Fr. Francesco

Eucharistic Adoration

Please come and join us in Church for an hour of Adoration every Friday evening at 7:00 PM.

Dried Palms

If you have dried palms from last year, you may wish to bring them to church and place them in the wicker basket at the entrance. They will be burnt to make the Ash Wednesday ashes for this year.


will be available in Church every Wednesday evening during Lent, from 7 PM to 9 PM

Coffee Sunday

You are invited to join us in the Hall for some coffee, refreshments & fellowship after Sunday Mass on every first Sunday of the month.

We'd like to thank Jerrett Funeral Home for so generously sponsoring our Coffee Sundays!


Open House & Pot-Luck Dinner
You are invited to our second Open House & Pot-Luck Dinner on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7 PM. in the parish hall!

Wednesday, March 1st is Ash Wednesday:
A day of Fast & Abstinence

Masses as follows:

9 a.m. (St. Clare school will also be joining us),
11:00 a.m. (Stella Maris School will also be joining us)
7:30 p.m. (Bilingual Mass)

55+ Group
The 55+ group will be getting together in the Parish Hall this Thursday, March 2nd at 9:30 AM for some refreshments and a game of Bingo.

All the young at heart are invited!

Knights of Columbus Meeting
The Knights of Columbus will be meeting on Wednesday, March 2nd at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall.

Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers & Ushers
and anyone interested in these ministries are asked to attend a retreat/training in the church on Saturday, March 4 from 10am to Noon.

Come and rediscover the beauty of serving.

Coffee Sunday
You are invited to join us in the Hall for some coffee, refreshments & fellowship after the Masses next Sunday, March 5.

Come down & join your fellow parishioners on that Sunday and on every First Sunday of the month after any Mass!

Thank you to Jerrett’s Funeral Home for sponsoring it.

Please mark your calendars for the official celebratory Mass in honour of Fr. Francesco who has already been installed!

On Sunday, March 19, it will be our pleasure to welcome our new zone Auxiliary Bishop, The Most Reverend Robert Kasun, who will preside at the Noon Mass.

Afterwards we are all invited to a nice Spaghetti lunch in the Hall!

Bundle Weekend
The weekend of March 18/19, the SVDP truck will be parked in the small staff parking lot near the rectory, off of Westmount Ave.

If you have any good used items that you'd like to donate, please bring them to the truck then.

Thanks for your ongoing support!

December 17, 2016 marks the 175th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Toronto, kicking off a year-long celebration of this historic milestone.

More information about our anniversary celebrations is available here!

More updates to follow soon.

9:00 AM Bilingual
First Reading:Sirach 6.5-17
Gospel:Mark 10.1-12
9:00 AM + Giuseppe e Concetta Mazagatti
Office Hours
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
No confessions today. Please call the office.

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Copies of our 100th Anniversary celebration book are still available!

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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