Youth

Dear young people, do not bury your talents, the gifts that god has given you! Do not be afraid to dream of great things

Pope Francis
Altar Servers
Catechetical Program
Homework Club
Totus Tuus Summer Camp
Volunteers - Out of the Cold & St Vincent de Paul

Servers are required to assist the priests at the altar during all of our weekend Masses. An Altar Server Appreciation Party is held in the late spring. Altar Server training sessions are held in the fall and spring or by special arrangement.

The Family Catechetical Program offers religious education and sacramental preparation for children in non-Catholic schools (both public and private) from kindergarten through grade 8. Classes operate October to May, 11:00 am to 11:50 am. on Sunday mornings. First Reconciliation and First Communion classes for students in grade 3 and Confirmation classes in grade 7. A parents’ Catechetical program is offered simultaneously during some weeks to assist the whole family in their faith development and Catechetical growth.

The Homework Club offers free tutoring to students at Holy Rosary School. Volunteer tutors from a variety of backgrounds (new and retired teachers, high school and university students) offer tutoring to students in all subject areas including math, French, geography, history and reading. Please contact the Parish Office to register.

"Jesus said, 'Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.'"
- Matthew 9:14
The Totus Tuus Summer Camp is offered at Holy Rosary Parish. This camp is designed for students in grades 1-6. It runs daily Monday-Friday The program helps children learn more about the Catholic faith in a caring, and fun-filled environment. This day camp is facilitated by our highly trained, college-age Totus Tuus Missionaries, with support from the parish coordinator.
To find out more about the summer day camp program, please contact the Parish office or click here.

Out of the Cold

Holy Rosary provides opportunities for high school students to fulfil their mandatory 40 hour volunteer commitment required by the TDSB to graduate. Most of our students continue past the 40 hours because they enjoy the experience so much. They coordinate room set up(table/chairs/breakfast table/coffee/tea/juice etc) and food preparation for the light breakfast,  serve our clients at lunch time, and then help the adult volunteers with clean-up. The hours start 8am - 1:30pm, with two shifts.

The St Vincent de Paul Society

Student volunteers are involved several times during the year; they help  with the Irish Tea in March by participating in the set up, serving tea, replenishing plates of sandwiches and dessert and finally the clean up.  This is a 4 hours commitment.

During the Christmas Season we are always looking for help to deliver food hampers to those less fortunate in our community. The students accompany a member of SSVP to pick up the hampers and deliver them to the families. This commitment is 2:30 hours.

Parish Office

354 St. Clair Ave. West
Toronto, Ontario. M5P 1N4
office@holyrosary.ca
416-923-8471

ABOUT HOLY ROSARY PARISH

We, the faith community of Holy Rosary, strive to foster a joyful encounter with God and our fellow parishioners.

Inspired by the Holy Spirit in Christ, we are called to serve all of our community, especially those most in need.

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354 St. Clair Ave. West
Toronto, Ontario, M5P 1N4
office@holyrosary.ca
416-923-8471

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March 24, 2020

Dear Parishioners of Holy Rosary Church,

In order to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and so as to comply with the Government of Ontario’s new regulations requiring that all non-essential workplaces be closed, we are sorry to inform you that the church and the parish office must remain closed until further notice.

This is a deeply painful, but necessary, decision for our faith community.

However, we are still here for you during this difficult time. If you need to contact us during this time, you can leave a voicemail with Angeli at 416 879 2105. Or you can email her at angeli@holyrosary.ca. We will return your message as soon as possible.

For the most up to date information regarding the Archdiocese of Toronto's response to this situation, please visit www.archtoronto.org/covid19 and for links to view the Daily Mass online.

Please continue to pray for those who are sick and for those caring for them.

Be assured of our daily prayers for you.

 

Msgr. Robert Nusca, Pastor

Holy Rosary Church
354 St. Clair Ave. West
Toronto, ON. M5P 1N4
Office: (416) 923 - 8471
Fax: (416) 923-8473
www.holyrosary.ca

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