Foundations for Ministry Course

Foundations for Ministry Course

September 4: The foundations for Ministry Program is a course designed to offer lay Catholics the opportunity to learn more about the foundations of our Catholic faith: Church history, scripture, morality, sacraments and prayer. [read more]

Latest Heart to Heart

Latest Heart to Heart

Our sincerest sympathy to: Bishop Anthony Tonnos, on the death of his sister Gladys, Father Murray McDermott, C.R., on the death of his brother Kevin, the Sisters of the Precious Blood, on the death of Sister Jeanne Marie Sale. The following appointments have been made recently... [read more]

Children's Liturgy of the Word Formation

Children's Liturgy of the Word Formation

This workshop is for all who celebrate the liturgy of the word with children during the Sunday celebration of the Eucharist. The workshop will be of particular interest to those who are new to this ministry. [read more]

Statement from Cardinal Thomas Collins regarding Iraqi Christians

Statement from Cardinal Thomas Collins regarding Iraqi Christians

"Far away from the comfort of our television screens, tablets and newspapers, a tragedy continues to unfold in Iraq. Islamist extremists, intent on eliminating any trace of Christianity, have cast out tens of thousands of Christians..." [read more]

Journeying in Community to the Fullness of Christ

September 12-13: A primary work of the Church is to prepare others for initiation into life in Christ, who leads us to shared life with our Triune God. This conference is for people seeking to foster a fuller understanding of the primacy of Sunday and Eucharist... [read more]

Statement by the President of the CCCB for the 100th Anniversary of Canada's Entry into the First World War

August 1: "How should we today understand this event from the perspective of our faith in the Gospel? How should disciples of the Prince of Peace commemorate..." [read more]

Photos from Prayer in the Style of Taize

On July 29, at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King, there was an evening of Prayer in the Style of Taize, which is marked by short songs sung repeatedly, drawing participants into communal and individual prayer. See photos from this beautiful evening of prayer... [read more]

Photos from the Summer School for Liturgical Musicians

A project of the Ontario Liturgical Conference, the Summer School welcomed musicians from Parish communities across the province and across Canada. See photos from the Conference... [read more]

Julia Balfour

Julia is an excellent Christian witness in our school community. Always ready to lend a hand, when Julia takes on a task, you can rest in the knowledge that she will do it well, with grace and style. She works hard at all she undertakes, be it a class project or an extra-curricular activity, and is quick to help other students... [read more]

Job opportunity: Youth and Young Adult Minister

Saint Mary of the Visitation Parish is a dynamic Parish of just over 2300 families with three Catholic Elementary Schools, and a High School in our boundaries. We reach out through many programs, opportunities and ministries... [read more]

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Upcoming Events


Foundations for Ministry


Children's Liturgy of the Word


Journeying in Community
to the Fullness of Christ


Levels Program:
Divorce and Separation


Theology for Ministry


Living Well, Wisely and Whole
Senior Adult Ministry Workshop Series


Ministers of Communion
Formation Day


Annual Vocations Mass, 2014


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd