LETTER FROM MONSIGNOR ZIMMER (September 16, 2020)
The following letter has been sent to parishioners via email regarding reservation and attendance for weekend Masses.
Letter from Msgr Zimmer - Sept 2020.pdf
STATEMENT FROM CARDINAL COLLINS REGARDING RE-OPENING OF CHURCHES (June 8, 2020)
From the Office of Public Relations & Communications to parishes:
As you may have heard, the Province of Ontario announced earlier today that places of worship across the province would be permitted to re-open as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 12 at 30% capacity. Please see the attached statement from Cardinal Collins that can be shared publicly within your channels.
UPDATE FROM ARCHDIOCESE OF TORONTO REGARDING COVID-19 (May 27, 2020)
The following email was sent out by the Archdiocese providing updates regarding COVID-19 in relation to the Church. There are great questions and answers to let you know where the Archdiocese stands at the present time.
Catholic Response to COVID-19 May 27, 2020.pdf
MEMO - RECENT PROVINCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT RE: DRIVE-IN RELIGIOUS SERVICES (May 22, 2020)
The following memo was sent via email to parish pastors regarding the provincial announcement regarding drive-in religious services.
that you are keeping well.
the Government of Ontario has amended its Emergency Management and Civil
Protection Act, to allow for drive-in religious services.
amendment, however, contains several restrictions which would make the
celebration of Holy Mass unfeasible.
Cardinal Collins is instructing all parishes, missions, and chaplaincies to not
celebrate Mass in parking-lots.
very grateful for your collaboration on this matter.
LETTER FROM CARDINAL COLLINS RE: PANDEMIC, SACRAMENTAL RESTRICTIONS & PLANNING FOR A RETURN TO SACRAMENTAL LIFE (May 7, 2020)
Attached you will find a letter from Cardinal Collins offering
reflections on a number of topics related to the pandemic, sacramental
restrictions and planning for a return to sacramental life. In the
communication, His Eminence references a number of working groups that are
engaged in planning for the days ahead.
Cardinal's Message on COVID-19 May 7 2020.pdf
INSTRUCTIONS FROM CARDINAL COLLINS REGARDING HOLY WEEK & EASTER (March 25, 2020)
The following letter has been issued by Cardinal Collin's Office regarding Holy Week and Easter.
Liturgical Instruction Holy Week Triduum.pdf
ST. CLEMENT CHURCH CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (March 23, 2020)
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: After consultation with the Cardinal's Office, and by government directive, we regret that the Church will no longer be open for private prayer.
Cardinal Collins Email to Close all Churches Mar24.pdf
A MESSAGE FROM CARDINAL COLLINS ABOUT COVID-19 (March 23, 2020)
The following message was sent from Cardinal Collins:
A Message from Cardinal Collins about COVID-19 Mar23.pdf
BISHOP BARRON'S DAILY MEDITATIONS (March 20, 2020)
Click on the link below to access Bishop Barron's Daily Meditations/Reflections. They are well done and thought-provoking. Once you are on this site, you will need to sign up with your email to get access to these meditations.
Bishop Barron's Daily Meditations
DAILY MASS CELEBRATED BY BISHOP BARRON (March 17, 2020)
Please click on the following link in order to celebrate daily Mass:
Bishop Barron Celebrating Daily Mass
ST CLEMENT UPDATES & LETTER FROM CARDINAL COLLINS (March 17, 2020)
Until further notice:
1. No Masses - both weekdays & weekends.
2. The Adoration Chapel is closed.
3. The church will be open for private prayer daily from 6:00 am to 12:00 noon. - Update - Effective March 23, 2020, After consultation with the Cardinal's Office, and by government directive, we regret that the Church will no longer be open for private prayer.
4. Stations of the Cross on the Fridays of Lent at 7:00 pm - Cancelled.
5. Lenten DVD Series on Saturdays at 9:30 am - Cancelled.
6. All scheduled meetings & events - Cancelled.
7. Confessions - Cancelled.
8. All other Sacraments - see details in the Cardinal's letter.
9. Parish office closed. Staff will be working from home and telephone calls and emails will be monitored. Please leave a message and someone will respond.
Please read the letter from the Cardinal attached below.
Letter from Cardinal Collins March17.pdf
CHURCH SUPPORT IN DIFFICULT DAYS (March 14, 2020)
All weekend Masses have been cancelled throughout the
Archdiocese of Toronto in response to the Coronavirus. One of the side effects
is financial. Without your weekly offerings we struggle to make ends meet.
Please consider dropping your regular donation in the office mail slot, or
perhaps donating online. If that doesn't work for you we encourage you to make
up missed offerings when our Mass schedule returns to normal. Thank you!
ALL MASSES CANCELLED THIS WEEKEND - MESSAGE FROM CARDINAL COLLINS (March 13, 2020)
Please see the attached message from Cardinal Thomas Collins regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). All Masses are cancelled in all parishes in the diocese of Toronto. Updates will follow regarding Masses next weekend.
Cardinal's Message on COVID-19-Mar13.pdf
FISH & CHIP DINNER CANCELLED (March 13, 2020)
The Knights of Columbus have regretfully decided to cancel
their April 3rd Fish & Chip Dinner. Tickets already sold will be refunded.
They made this decision after consultation with their leadership and out of
concern for the health and well being of all concerned.
PRECAUTIONS (March 11, 2020)
Cardinal Collins requests that all parishes implement the following measures on
a temporary basis:
from shaking hands at the Sign of Peace.
2. Forgo the
distribution of the Precious Blood from the chalice.
distributing Holy Communion should wash their hands or use hand sanitizer
before and after communion.
4. Stay home
if you are sick.