Upcoming Community-posted Events

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

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

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

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

Hosted by U of T Newman Catholic Students' Club - Nuit Benie (All Night Adoration)

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:00pm

The Newman Catholic Students' Club invite you to join us for Nuit Benie, our yearly all night adoration.

If you're downtown for Nuit Blanche or simply looking to spend some time in peaceful reflection with the Lord, come stop by the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel to spend some time in Eucharistic Adoration!

The Newman Catholic Students' Club will be having Eucharistic Adoration in the chapel beside the Newman
Centre from 8:00 PM on Saturday, September 29 to 8:00 AM on Sunday, September 30, 2018.

You can drop in at any time for any amount of time.

Come out and spend some time with Our Lord, who waits for us in the Blessed Sacrament.
We guarantee it will be a blessed night!

Phone: 416-979-2468


Newman Centre
89 St. George St
Toronto, ON

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

Spiritus Via and Office of Catholic Youth, Archdiocese of Toronto: Breaking Open & Praying for the Recent Church Scandal

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

There is so much information on the recent church scandal.
What/who do we listen to?
How should we feel?
What do we do?

Join us as we break open and pray for this issue.

Our very own Joseph Fabie will be leading us in worship during adoration.

Phone for information: St. Thomas - 905-474-1224
OCY - 416-599-7676


St Thomas the Apostle Church
14 Highgate Dr
Markham, ON L3R 3R6

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

Theology on Tap East: What We Believe in Under 5 Minutes.

Event Date: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Hosted by Theology on Tap Toronto and Office of Catholic Youth, Archdiocese of Toronto

Equip yourself! Can you sum up what we believe as Catholics in under 5 minutes?

Deacon Doug McManaman (just an awesome guy!) will teach you!

Join us and bring a friend!

Want to discuss faith and justice topics relevant to your life?
Want to meet other young adults who share these interests?

Theology on Tap offers young adults ages 19-39 the opportunity to gather together for evenings of thought-provoking theological discussions and presentations in a comfortable and relaxed setting.

Contact: 416-599-7676


Le Spot Billard Lounge
4531 Sheppard Ave. E 2nd Floor, #200
Toronto, ON M1S 1V3
43° 47' 17.0808" N, 79° 15' 51.3468" 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