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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

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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

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - Advent  
Quick Info Sheet

Welcome to St. Clare's

Christmas & New Years Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24

5:00 p.m. - English (Children’s Mass)
7:30 p.m. - English Mass
11:30 p.m. – Caroling
12:00 Midnight – English/Italian Mass

Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25

(Regular Sunday Mass Schedule)
9:00 a.m. – English Mass
10:30 a.m. - Italian Mass
12 Noon - English Masses

New Year’s Eve
Saturday, December 31

5:00 p.m. – English Mass

New Year’s Day
Sunday, January 1

(Regular Sunday Mass Schedule)
9:00 – English Mass
10:30 a.m. - Italian Mass
12 Noon - English Masses


  • Friday, December 23
  • Monday, December 26 and
  • Monday, January 2
    From the Pastor's Desk

    Dear Parishioners, during the time of Christmas, we will be having two seminarians with us, residing at the Rectory. They come from the same Diocesan, Missionary Seminary I studied at, called Redemptoris Mater Seminary, in Scarborough.

    I also take this opportunity to inform you that I will be taking 10 days, to see my parents and baptize my new-born niece back home. I will be away from January 3 to 13.

    Fr. Francesco

    Christmas Baskets

    Just a reminder to all those who sponsored a family for Christmas; we ask you to kindly bring your baskets to the Parish Hall by Thursday, December 15th between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m.

    Thank you once again for your generosity!

    Mark your calendars for our New Year's Eve Party!!!

    You are all invited to our New Year's Eve Party, which takes place in the Parish Hall on Saturday, December 31 at 7:00 p.m. There will be a wonderful dinner with open Bar, DJ, party favours and raffle prizes.

    Tickets are $100 per person and $50 for children 12 years of age & under, and will go on sale starting Sunday, after the Masses! Proceeds will fund an "Accessibility Lift" to and from the Parish Hall.

    Check out our ticket for more information...

    2016-2017 SUNDAY MISSALS

    We wish to acknowledge and thank both our friends & neighbours at Jerrett & Vescio Funeral Homes for so generously donating the new 2016/2017 Sunday Missals that are in our pews! Copies are also available at the parish office for anyone wishing to purchase their own copy.

    Mark your Calendar for these Upcoming Events

    Bible Study
    Friday evenings, December 2, 9 & 16, at 7 p.m. in Church.

    Day of Confessions
    Monday, December 12th – in Church
    9:30 – 11:30 a.m., 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

    CHRISTMAS CONCERT (Cardinal Carter School of Performing Arts)
    Wednesday, December 14th at 7:30 p.m. in Church

    Day of Confessions
    Monday, March 27th, 2017 – in Church
    9:30 – 11:30 a.m., 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

    Parish Hall

    Do you have a function coming up? Did you know that St. Clare’s Parish has a large hall that is available for renting? For more information, please call us at 416-654-7087 ext. 223. Thank you for supporting our parish!


    Church Tour
    On Monday, December 12 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 pm, please join Fr. Francesco and the RCIA program for a one hour tour of the Church, with an explanation and the importance of all the signs and symbols in the Church.

    Please join us for this informative and interesting evening.

    Laetitia Committee
    A reminder to all committee members that there is a meeting on Monday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

    Day of Confessions
    The Archdiocese of Toronto has designated the week of December 11 to 17 as "Day of Confessions" throughout our Archdiocese.

    Here at St. Clare’s, we will have an opportunity for Confessions on Monday, December 12, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. & from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

    Chrismas Concert
    Mark your Calendar for a CHRISTMAS CONCERT performed by Cardinal Carter School of the Arts on Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Church!

    55+ Group
    The 55+ group will be getting together for their Christmas party on Thursday, December 15th at 9:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall.

    All the young at heart are invited!

    You are invited to join us and rediscover the beauty of the Word of God on Friday evenings, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Church.

    Church cleanup & Christmas Decorating!
    Please come out and give us a hand! On Saturday, December 17th, we would like to gather at 11 a.m. to start cleaning the church and then to decorate it for Christmas! We would also like to invite you to stay for some pizza right after!

    5:00 PM English
  • Children's Liturgy
  • Readings
    First Reading:Sirach 48.1-4, 9-11
    Gospel:Matthew 17.10-13
    5:00 PM + Deceased members of the De Francesca & Federico families
    Office Hours
    Today the office is closed
    4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

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