Recent News and Events - December 2019
Please take note of our Holiday Hours. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020.
December 13th, 2019 marks 50 years of Ordination to the Priesthood for His Holiness, Pope Francis. Wishing a very blessed anniversary to our most wonderful and compassionate leader. May God continue to bless his service!
The traditional Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King will be celebrated by His Excellency, Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI on December 24th, 2019. Carols will begin at 11:30PM, followed by mass at 12AM.
In his prayer intention for the month of December, Pope Francis calls us to pray "that every country decides to take necessary measures to make the future of children a priority, especially the future of children who are suffering today."
"Advent," said Pope Francis, "is the time to welcome Jesus' coming, as He comes as a messenger of peace to show us the ways of God." This Advent season, may we ready ourselves to accept the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ, through prayer, gratitude and love of all our neighbours.
Due to dangerous winter weather conditions, the Coping with the Holidays support program and the Healing Mass for Those Mourning the Loss of a Child originally taking place Sunday, December 1st, 2019 have been cancelled.