Please note the following schedule of Masses over Christmas and New Year’s at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica and Saint Ambrose Co-Cathedral.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, December 13, the Archdiocesan offices located in the Catholic Pastoral Centre, 1531 Grafton St., will delay it’s opening until 1:30pm. That morning the staff will gather for a time of Advent reflection with Archbishop Mancini.
It has come to our attention that families are arriving at Holy Cross, Mount Olivet, and Gate of Heaven Cemeteries after 3:30pm to hold the committal and/or prayer services for their departed loved ones. As the season changes and daylight hours lessen, the darkness makes it unsafe for families to be present for a burial.
On the Feast of the Epiphany, January 7, 2018, Archbishop Mancini and the whole Archdiocese will welcome a visit from the relics of Saint Francis Xavier. More specifically, the arm of Saint Francis Xavier will be available for veneration at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica. The schedule of the visit on Sunday, January 7 is:
Saint Bede Catholic Community is a mission of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. This is a special type of diocese for former Anglicans in Canada and the U.S. who desire to be Catholic, but have felt a strong bond to their historical form of worship.