Upcoming Community-posted Events

Love Your Neighbour as Yourself: Catholic Social Teaching in Toronto

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Guest Speaker: Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau, Quebec

In collaboration with the Faculty of Theology, the John M. Kelly library is pleased to be developing and launching an exhibition exploring the seven themes of Catholic Social Teaching.

Illustrating the seven themes through a combination of archival materials drawn from the Kelly Library's Special Collections, and the archives of the Sisters of St. Joseph, the Sisters of Loretto, the Congregation of St. Basil. and the Archdiocese of Toronto.

This exhibition will highlight how the USMC community-through both scholarship and on-the-ground initiatives-reflects a deep commitment to modern Catholic Social Teaching.

For more information contact: 416-926-1300


John M. Kelly Library
113 St. Joseph Main Floor
Toronto, ON
43° 39' 53.6076" N, 79° 23' 22.2108" W

2018 Youth and Young Adult Lenten Retreat: Love and Sacrifice

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:30am - 4:30pm

Hosted by Young Adults for Christ

What a fantastic way to start the Passion week of the Lord!

With Lent kicking off on Valentine's Day and with the success of our Men and Women's session, we wanted to dive even deeper into the themes of Love and Sacrifice with our annual full day Lenten retreat!

We will have a special guest from the Ryerson Chaplaincy, Susan Goncz, giving a talk on our theme. We will also be reflecting on the Bible passage from John 15:13 " No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends."

Lunch will be provided, as well as snacks!

There will be praise and worship, adoration and confession. We will also end the day with Anticipated Palm Sunday Mass.

You won't want to miss this great day to reconnect with our Lord and meditate on how His love and sacrifice saved us all.

Bring a friend or two and join us! To RSVP, please say YES! GOING! on this event or send an email to stmyac@gmail.com

For questions or other concerns, you can contact Julius or Racine at stmyac@gmail.com


St. Thomas More Church
1 Dormington Dr/2234 Ellersmere Rd
Scarborough, ON

Catholic Meet-Up: Escape Room - "Asylum"

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

For Catholic Young Adults (19-39) to meet & connect!

This month we're headed for a fun evening at an escape room!

"You are Incorrectly Diagnosed with A Bouquet OF Neurological Impairments And Deemed "A Serious Threat To Society And Self". CAN YOU ESCAPE?......" Welcome to the 'Asylum!'

$30 per person, RSVP in advance.

Dinner to follow at Kelsey's (821 Paramount Dr.)

Contact jpeter@hamiltondiocese.com or check out 'Hamilton Catholic Young Adults' on Facebook.


RubixRooms Escape Rooms
Hamilton, ON
43° 11' 34.0368" N, 79° 50' 22.596" W

Newman Centre Holy Week

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 10:30am

See details following:

Palm Sunday: March 25, Procession to Philosopher's Walk at 10:30 am & 6:30 pm & Mass at 11:00 am & 7:00 pm (No Confession)

Holy Thursday: March 29, Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:30 pm. (Confession & Adoration after Mass until midnight)

Good Friday: March 30, Stations of the Cross with Communion and Liberation at 10:30 am and Liturgy at 3:00 pm (No Confession)

Easter Vigil: March 31, Liturgy at 8:00 pm only (No 9:30 am Mass)

Easter Sunday: April 1, Mass at 11:00 am only (No 7:00 pm Mass and no Confession)

Easter Monday: April 2, Mass at 9:30 am only. (Confession 9 - 9:20 am)


Newman Centre
89 St. George St
Toronto, ON
43° 39' 52.2468" N, 79° 23' 52.008" W

Durham Region - Theology on Tap

Event Date: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Topic Is: What does God want me to do with my future?

Marriage, Religious Life/Priesthood, Single Life? Using Theology of the Body to discern and live your vocation.

Speaker: Sr. Helena Burns, FSP (Member of the Daughters of St. Paul)


Shoeless Joe's Sports Grill
33 Tauton Rd. W.
Oshawa, ON
43° 55' 58.872" N, 78° 52' 38.3592" W

U of T Newman Catholic Students' Club - Movie Night: Coco

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The Newman Catholic Student's Club would like to invite you to this compelling movie.

Synopsis: Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz.

Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead.

After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Starring: Gael Garcia Bernal, Anthony Gonzalez, Edward James Olmos, Renee Victor, Benjamin Bratt.

Film showing will be at the Media Commons room of Robarts library on the 3rd floor.

Discussion will follow after at the Newman Centre. Don’t miss it! Hope to see you there! God Bless!

Contact Newman Centre: 416-979-2468


Robarts Library (movie at)
130 St George St. (Media Commons room, 3rd floor)
Toronto, ON

Ignite Pub Night - Being People of Mercy

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The fruit of experiencing joy is mercy. When one encounters mercy, says Pope Francis, one experiences joy, serenity and peace.

Join us as theologian, author and presenter, Dr. Josephine Lombardi unpacks the deeper meaning of mercy, revealing a biblical formula for joy after an encounter with mercy. She will also explore those emotional obstacles that keep us from being people of mercy.

Bring a friend, an open mind and an open heart!


Free admission at the door! Appetizers on us! https://josephinelombardi.com/

http://stpatrickstoronto.ca/ 416-598-3269


Sin & Redemption Pub
136 McCaul St
Toronto, ON

The Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute extends a cordial invitation to this free seminar to hear
Dr Michael Cusimano, Division of Neurosurgery, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, speak about brain death.

There are ethical disputes about the timing of the declaration of brain death, with implications for Catholic hospitals in particular, and also regarding organ donation.


Contact - CCBI: 416 353 4224 or bioethics.usmc@utoronto.ca




University of St Michael’s College
95 St Joseph Street East Door, Room 103
Toronto, ON
43° 39' 54.2052" N, 79° 23' 18.8772" W

Newman Centre - Easter Retreat with Fr. Jacques Philippe

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am

The Eight Doors of the Kingdom: We are blessed to have Fr. Jacques guide our community on the importance of living the Beatitudes. In this retreat, Fr. Jacques Philippe shows how true joy comes from spiritual poverty lived according to the Gospel.

Father will give examples from the Scriptures to teach us what it means to be spiritually poor before God, ourselves, and our brothers and sisters.

REGISTRATION: https://easterretreatnewman.eventbrite
CONTACT: Alexandra.whittle@newmantoronto.com


Newman Centre
89 St. George St.,
Toronto ON

Toronto Retrouvaille

Event Date: 
Friday, April 20, 2018 (All day)

April 20 to 22, 2018

Retrouvaille is a program to help married couples through troubled times in their marriages. They may be experiencing difficulty or deep misery in their marriages.

Retrouvaille is designed to provide the tools to help get your marriage back on track.

It will give you the opportunity to rediscover one another and examine your lives together in a new and positive way.

Contact us for confidential information.
WEB: www.torontoretrouvaille.com PHONE: 416-281-6007
POSTER: http://bit.ly/jan2017retrouvaille

Henri Nouwen Society - Voices for Peace

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

Steeped in the spirituality of Henri Nouwen and Thomas Merton, speakers will present on the foundations
of peacemaking as well as personal experiences from the front lines of social justice.

Drawing from seasoned activists, leaders in contemplative ministry, artists of spoken word and music,
this conference will feed your spirit, ignite your conscience, and inspire you to become a voice for peace!

Presented by Church of the Redeemer, Citizens for Public Justice, Basilian Centre for Peace and Justice, and the Henri Nouwen Society.

Light lunch and refreshments included.

Tickets are $15 to $25 - Refund Policy Refunds up to 7 days before event

Contact: 1-866-226-2158


Cardinal Flahiff Basilian Centre
95 Saint Joseph Street Suite 214
Toronto, ON M5S 3C2
43° 39' 54.2052" N, 79° 23' 18.8772" W

Theology on Tap NORTH: Movements and Groups in the Catholic Church

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Office of Catholic Youth and the local parishes invite young adults (19-39) to join us for an evening of thought-provoking conversation on theological topics! Munchies provided, cash bar available - come and bring a friend!
Special guest: Fr. Silvio Eljuga, Pastor, St. Ann's, St. Patrick's, and Our Lady of the Rosary Mission Parishes.

Theology on Tap photos

For more information: visit our Toronto Theology on Tap web page, or contact OCY by e-mail youth@ocytoronto.org, or phone 416-599-7676.


Donaleigh's Irish Public House
28 Dunlop St E
Barrie, ON
44° 23' 21.6816" N, 79° 41' 25.1952" W