Upcoming Community-posted Events

St. Joseph the Worker: Foundations of Moral Theology

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Looking To Better understand the key principles behind Catholic morality and explain them to your family and friends?

Perhaps you might be interested in our new adult faith formation program, which is designed to promote a deeper understanding of the core principles of Catholic moral theology.

This twelve session program will be held from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month from Sept. 2018 to Apr. 2019 beginning on Wed. Sept. 19, 2018.

The course will be presented by Fr. Eric Mah, Pastor of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Oshawa; and Priest Chaplain of UOIT, Durham College, and Trent University (Durham).

The program will include videos, lectures, small group discussions, Q & A sessions, and Eucharistic Adoration.

The cost of the program is $40 per person, which includes course materials.

FREE CHILDCARE is offered for families with small children.

Registration can be done through the parish office or online https://foundationsofmoraltheology.eventbrite.ca.


St. Joseph the Worker
1100 Mary St North
Oshawa, ON

St. Luke's Parish - Responding to Abuse: Healing the Body of Christ

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:30pm

Where do we go from here? Let us gather to discuss, share ideas and join in prayers of hope.

This event is to address the clergy abuse crisis that has recently been brought to light in the Church.

For more information please call the parish office at 905-881-2786 ext. 232

Please register at http://bit.ly/healingthebodyofchrist

admission is free, but seating is limited.


St. Luke's Parish
39 Green Lane
Markham, ON

Newman Centre Catholic Chaplaincy: Potluck and Prayer for families with kids

Event Date: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Get to know each other over prayer and food while finding support in the Lord and from one another in raising your families.

Families with small children are invited to join the Newman Centre's Potluck and Prayer in the Oak Room.

Please confirm your potluck meal to Antonio at antonio.liscidini@gmail.com

Phone: 416-979-2468


Newman Centre Catholic Chaplaincy
89 St. George St
Toronto, ON
43° 39' 51.9372" N, 79° 23' 53.1348" W

St. Bernadettes Family Resource Centre: Healing the Family Tree

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:30am - 6:15pm

Presenter: Father Terrence McKenna

Registration is Necessary as space is limited please call Fr. McKenna at 416-414-2497

Admission is $25 up to September 13th after that it will be $35.

Bring your lunch.


Marian Shrine of Gratitude
3100 Weston Rd at Sheppard Ave. W.
Toronto, ON M9M 2S7

St. Thomas More Church: Young Adult Mix & Mingle

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

To kick off a new year of Young Adult activities this September, we would like to invite All Young Adults between the ages of 19-39 to come and join STMYAC at our Young Adult Mix and Mingle.

Bring a friend or two! Come and meet other young adults! There will be music, food, prizes and games!

We will also be announcing upcoming Young Adult events which you won't want to miss!

We hope to see you there!

Contact: 416-439-1545


St. Thomas More
2234 Ellesmere Rd,
Scarborough, ON M1G 3M9
43° 46' 41.4228" N, 79° 13' 34.8492" W

Newman Centre & THis Toronto: Why Say No - The Problems of Recreational Marijuana

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a panel discussion on the problems of recreational marijuana with guest speakers:

Dr. Moira McQueen, Dr. Paul Hwang and Executive Director of the Newman Centre, Fr Peter Turrone.

Register here: https://whysayno.eventbrite.ca

Offered by: Newman Centre Catholic Mission and Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute at the University of St. Michael's College.

Newman Centre: (416) 979-2468 or chaplaincy@newmantoronto.com


Newman Centre Catholic Chaplaincy
89 St. George St.
Toronto, ON M5S 2E8

Daughters of St. Paul: Media Evangelization & Eucharistic Adoration

Event Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 (All day)

This Retreat runs form September 28 to 30th, 2018

Adoration - Conferences - Discernment - Silence - Individual Guidance & Prayer

For more information contact: DaughtersOfStPaul.ca

Before making plans to attend please contact: srhelenaburns@gmail.com


Daughters of St. Paul Toronto, ON

Sisters of St. Joseph retreat: Rejoice and be Glad

Event Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 (All day)

A weekend retreat of prayer and contemplation for single women ages 20-55, based on the writings of Pope Francis.

Date: September 28-30, 2018
Location: the Sisters home in Orillia
Cost: $ 150 (subsidies available)

Registration deadline: Sept 14

Contact Frances Harrison-Atell by e-mail fharrison-atell@csj-to.ca , or telephone 416 467 2642 .

Carpooling is encouraged.

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Sisters of St. Joseph Orilla, ON
44° 36' 29.6892" N, 79° 25' 10.8408" W

Catholic Singles' Date Night!

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

You've asked for it and we've responded! It's finally here! A date night for all young adult Catholics who are single and looking!

The feast of St. Raphael, Patron Saint of Couples and Courtship.

Starts at 7 pm with gathering. Speed dating follows - get to know everyone in the room. Optional conversation starters will be provided!

Cocktail Social to follow. Pick up your conversations where you left off! Chat or dance away the rest of the evening!

50 mins from Toronto
40 mins from Kitchener-Waterloo

$15 / person
Cash Bar & Hors d'oeuvres!

For Catholic Young Adults ages 23-35.
You MUST pre-register as we need equal numbers of men & women and spots are limited.

Contact jpeter@hamiltondiocese.com for more info or to register.


St. Thomas the Apostle Church
715 Centre Road,
Waterdown, ON
43° 20' 42.1188" N, 79° 54' 52.0452" W

ROM Walk: Sacred Stones & Steeples

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

While exploring the landmark religious buildings along Church and Bond Streets, including the recently restored St. Michael’s Cathedral, learn about the role the church played in the social development of the city and Upper Canada.

This walk is free and registration is not required – just show up.

The walk takes place rain or shine, and is approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours long.

ROMWalks is organized by the Royal Ontario Museum’s Department of Museum Volunteers to provide support for the Museum.

Starting point:
Northeast corner of Church & King Streets

End Location:
Gould St at Bond St

To see map of walk, you can click on the following link: https://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/free-romwalk-sacred-stones-steeples-se...


Northeast corner of Church & King Street

Newman Centre Catholic Chaplaincy: Mass and Prayer Vigil for Synod on Young People

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:00pm

Mass and Prayer Vigil for Synod on Young People.

Please join us as we pray for the Synod Fathers and the youth of our world. Mass of the Holy Spirit and Prayer Vigil for Synod on Young People

Mass is at 7:00 pm and Adoration begins at 7:30 pm.

All are welcome.

Phone: 416-979-2468


Newman Centre
89 St. George St
Toronto, ON

St. Bernadettes Family Resource Centre - Come and Pray with Us!

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 7, 2018 (All day)

Canada Rosary coast to coast.



Marian Shrine of Gratitude
3100 Weston Rd
Toronto, ON
43° 43' 58.7712" N, 79° 32' 20.8932" W

OCY RENEW Toronto - Young Adult Conference

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 13, 2018 (All day)

Renew Toronto is a conference for all Young Adults aged 19-39. It is an opportunity to grow in faith alongside likeminded people in a similar stage of life.

This conference will off er unique opportunities for students, young adult professionals, young couples and families, men and women! Unite with one another to collectively RENEW our Hearts, RENEW our Call and RENEW our Community.


$70 Regular Register between May 1 and September 30
$50 Early Bird Register between March 1 and April 30
$30 Friday Social Add-On to regular or early bird price



Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles St. W.
Toronto, ON
43° 40' 2.3952" N, 79° 23' 33.2988" W

"Love, Henri" Henri Noewen's Letters on the Spiritual Life: A Dramatic Presentation with Music

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Celebrated Dutch-born Catholic priest, professor and pastor Henri Nouwen is one of the most popular and influential spiritual writers of the late twentieth century. With an extraordinary capacity to reach wide audiences across the religious, cultural and political spectrum,

Henri touched millions through his books, lectures, workshops, and personal letters written to those who wrote him seeking encouragement and spiritual direction.

Emmanuel College's Continuing Education program and the Henri Nouwen Society present a music-accompanied live reading of Nouwen’s letters from Love, Henri: Letters on the Spiritual Life, a book filled with a selection of 200 of Nouwen’s most personal and compelling epistles.

Gabrielle Earnshaw, the book’s editor, is the creator of this unique experience, part lecture and part performance, that offers a rich introduction to the wisdom and compassion of Father Henri Nouwen.

Tickets are $20, or $10 for students (student ID required at the door).



Emmanuel College, Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West
Toronto M5S 2C7

End Woman Abuse: Mass Celebration

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

9th Annual Mass offered to End Woman Abuse.

Light refreshments in the Parish Hall

for event information email: info@cfstoronto.com or call 416-921-1163


St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church
75 Churchill Ave
North York, ON
43° 46' 18.4044" N, 79° 25' 8.8824" W

"Decoding the Masculine Genius: Understanding the Mystery of the Man" w/ Sr. Helena Burns FSP

Event Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm



St. Casimir Parish Hall
156 Roncesvalles Ave.
Toronto, ON M6R 2L4
43° 38' 37.6008" N, 79° 26' 54.312" W

ignite-St. Patrick's Young Adult Ministry: Are you Board? Board Games for Catholic Singles

Event Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Come and meet fellow Catholic Singles in a fun and relaxed environment. Individuals will rotate to new groups and board games, while refreshments and hors d'ouerves will be served between rounds.

This event is for young adults (age 18-39) and will have a maximum number of participants with equal gender representation.

REGISTER SOON. Registrants who are accepted will receive an email invitation with further details.

Register online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ignite-catholic-singles by October 5, 2018.

Cost: $5. Cash Bar.

This event is sponsored by St. Patrick's Ignite! Young Adult Ministry.
*Location to be confirmed upon registration*

Phone: 416-598-3269


*Location to be confirmed upon registration*

The 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 (All day)

The Oldest, Largest, Most Diverse and Inclusive Global Interfaith Event is Coming to Toronto!

The Parliament of the World’s Religions Toronto, Ontario, Canada • November 1 - 7, 2018

We call upon peoples of faith and conscience to stand for a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world and join thousands of interfaith activists from around the world at the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions.

Canada - in its distinction as home of the world’s most diverse city, will showcase its unique values, achievements, and aspirations as the 7th host of the Parliament of the World's Religions.

For its 2018 theme, the Parliament draws from movements of goodwill and cross-cultural respect that are embodied in the spirit of the interfaith movement: The Promise of Inclusion, the Power of Love:
Pursuing Global Understanding, Reconciliation, and Change

The 7th Parliament of the World’s Religions that will feature more than 500 programs and events across six major tracks:

•The Women's Track: The Dignity of Women Across the World's Wisdom Traditions
•Countering War, Hate & Violence Track: Peace and Love: Not War, Hate & Violence
•Climate Action Track: Care for Our Earth, Responsibility for Our Future
•The Indigenous Peoples’ Track: The Spiritual Evolution of Humanity & Healing Our Mother Earth
•The Next Generations Track: Interfaith Has No Age, Youth Voices for Change
•Justice: Advancing Concrete Change Toward a Just, Peaceful, and Sustainable World

check website for cost. https://www.parliamentofreligions.org/contact
Phone #: 312-629-2990


Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC)
222 Bremner Blvd
Toronto, ON M5V 3L9

Benefit Concert to end abuse to Women and Girls

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Featuring Canadian saxophonist - Enrico Galante along with vocalists:
Dan Madison
Lisa Simone and
Danny Scott

Silent Auction

To book dinner reservations and guarantee seating contact Lula Lounge 416-588-0307 or lula.ca

Tickets available through your CFS contact or at 416-921-1163
$40.00 in advance
$45.00 at the door


Lula Lounge
1585 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, ON
43° 38' 59.0208" N, 79° 26' 4.488" W