Week at a Glance

Week of October 18-22

ST. MATTHEW CATHOLIC PARISH NEWS  Follow St. Matthew Catholic Church on Social Media and keep up to date with all that is happening in our parish! There are four ways to connect to the parish:  Website – https://www.saintmatthew.ca/   Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/saintmtoakville  Twitter – @saintmtoakville    YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Af1hB7O-VS5PB1gYvTJhA   From the Pastor’s Desk…   For the first time in many weeks, this weekend included only ordinary things. Weekend Masses, confessions, a wedding, but no celebrations of Confirmation or Baptism

Week of October 11-15

Wishing all of our St. John Paul II families a blessed Thanksgiving weekend. We are grateful for all of you and pray for your good health and happiness. A reminder that Monday is a holiday and we look forward to seeing everyone after a restful long weekend on Tuesday. Catholic School Council On Monday, October

Week of October 4-8

Terry Fox Walk We joined schools across Canada by holding our Terry Fox Walk last week. The morning began with a lovely liturgy followed by all of our staff and students ‘dipping their toe’ into the Atlantic Ocean and then travelling across Canada as Terry did on his Marathon on Hope to raise funds for

Week of September 27-October 1

St. Matthew Catholic Parish Information – POSTPONED CELEBRATIONS Final preparation and review meetings were held this week for families of those children who prepared for First Communion and Confirmation last year but opted to defer celebration due to the pandemic. All families are expected to complete the registration and dates election process outlined in the

Week of September 20-24

“Hope is the virtue of a heart that does not close itself in darkness or remain locked in the past but looks towards the future.” ~ Pope Francis St. Matthew Parish Update Thank you to Fr. Allen and Fr. Patrick for their prayers for our school communities as we return to school. We are looking

Week of September 13-17

THANK YOU! A BIG shout out to our community~ what INCREDIBLE TEAMWORK! We are blessed to live, love and learn in this special community! Thank you to our students for your smiles, laughter and excitement as we begin a new school year! Our students did a fabulous job of learning our new routines and protocols,

Week of June 28

Happy Summer Break! I would like to express a heartfelt thank you to our staff, parents and students for all their support, kindness and efforts this year at St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School. We wish you a relaxing and restful summer break. We hope you can spend time with your families as restrictions are lifted and rejuvenate. The SJPII CES staff look forward to seeing all our students in the new school year. Our office will open

Week of June 21-25

Happy Father’s Day to all our SJPII dads, grandfathers, uncles and father figures! Enjoy your day. St. Matthew Parish – From the Pastor’s Desk… Sunday, June 20 is the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time. God’s power is on full display in this selection of readings. His ability to order all things according to his will

Week of June 14-18

Pride Awareness Day-June 14 As you know, June is the designated Pride Month in Canada, and throughout this month, we are joining the schools in our district in raising awareness, and nurturing our call to build safe and inclusive learning environments where every student and every member of the community is welcomed, valued, and respected.

Week of June 7-11

Sunday, June 6 is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Everything about the weekend’s liturgy points us to the mysterious gift from on high that stands at the very centre of our faith: the Eucharist. Christians the world around have longed for a return to our celebrations of this sacrament,