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The Bonnie News
While we're at home, we want to share some parish news!

We commend to the Lord the members of our parish who have died since November 2019. 

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May they rest in peace.

+ Marjorie Lewis                          
+ Baby Angelique McNeilly          
+ Gertrude McMaster 
+ Katherine Mary 'Kay' Corner
+ Jeffrey Robert Meadows
+ Henry Tuero
+ Maria Pilar LaPeña
+ Fr. Boniface William Reinhart
+ Frank Szauer
+ Salesius Anthony Pinheiro
+ Patricia O'Connor
+ Rogelio Pedragosa, Sr.
+ Martha Shortt
+ Marguerite Josephine Kribs
+ Rene Rodriguez Evidente
+ Sylvia Elsa Divinec
+ Macdonald Regis
+ Maureen Talley
+ Weislaw Maciej Wodkiewicz
+ Victor Andrew
+ Michael Joseph Collins
+ Thomas 'Tom' Harasti
+ Mary Owens
+ Olive Shirley Circelli
+ Mary Louise Tinmouth
+ Rosalina 'Rose' D'Souza
+ Liliane Betsy Verbeek
+ Alice McLafferty
+ Paul Joseph Veary
+ Mary Moyser

+ Mary Young     

And Now A Word From The Pastor ...
Theology & Tea on Zoom with Friar Mark 
Session # 3 is Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 10 am.

Download Pope Francis' new encyclical here "Fratelli tutti."
We will be using it in future sessions. 
Register Session #3 - Theology & Tea - Thurs, Nov 5 @ 10 AM
Ministry with Maturing Adults – Fall 2020 Program - Zoom Gatherings 
Session #4 - November 10, 2020 @ 10 am - All are Invited!
Access the Zoom calls from your home phone, your cell, your tablet or your computer. Please check our website for more information. 
Register for MMA Zoom Session #4 - Tues, November 10, 2020 @ 10 AM
Thank you to all you who walked, sponsored or donated to this year's Linda's Walk! We greatly appreciate your kind support and generosity. 
We encourage you to share this video with those who sponsored you or those who you sponsored for Linda's Walk 2020. We'd like to make sure our sincere gratitude reaches everyone who has supported us in this endeavour! 
ShareLife Matching Gift Program
From October 1 to November 8, all contributions to the ShareLife Parish Campaign will be matched by a generous donor (up to a total of $500,000). To participate, please donate online at, contribute to the next ShareLife Sunday collection (November 7/8) or donate at the parish anytime. 
Office of the Cardinal
Requiem Mass for Victims of COVID-19
Monday, November 2 at 7:30 a.m.
Mass celebrated at St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica by Cardinal Collins will be a “Requiem Mass for Victims of COVID-19.” As part of a national initiative from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, we will pray for all those whose lives have been lost during this pandemic. A livestream of the Mass and archive of the liturgy can be accessed by visiting:
Starting October 30 through November 5, you can also order gift cards online with 10 per cent of the proceeds going to the Cardinal’s Dinner. For small groups or families, we've also arranged a variety of set dinner options from Marigolds & Onions (48 hours advance notice required for these orders). Our thanks to our partner, Recipe Unlimited, for this great opportunity. You can learn more about our “Dinner with the Cardinal” meal options and more at

The Kids Bulletin

The Kids’ Bulletins are a resource for Catholic kids who would like to have some fun while learning about the readings from the Sunday Mass every week. (Ordinary Form) They are made by a mom in Canada who is happy to share them with anyone who can use them to help learn or teach about the truth and beauty of the Faith. Feel free to use the puzzles and/or comics separately. 

Family at the Heart of Formation

Celebrate your faith and form your Catholic family culture at home! Parents and children of all ages are invited to join us for prayer, praise and worship, games, scripture, teaching, Q&A with Cardinal Collins, and family activity challenges. Also featuring a parent talk and discussion session with lay evangelist, Patrick Sullivan, creator of Me and My House Catholic Parenting Program.

WHEN: Saturday, November 28, 2020

TIME: 10 a.m. to 9:15 p.m.
WHERE: online sessions via Zoom and offline activities. 
CONTACT: Patrick Douglas at 416-934-3400 ext. 509 or




Update From The Society of St. Vincent de Paul 

The SSVP is grateful for the continuing monetary support from our parishioners. Without your help we would be unable to assist our neighbours who are hungry, isolated and who need  to know that God loves them.

Please consider making a donation by placing an envelope directed to SSVP in the collection box at the back of the Main Hall while at Mass or by mail. Cheques are made payable to Society of St. Vincent de Paul and tax receipts are available to those who identify themselves. Mail to:

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
c/o St. Bonaventure Church
1300 Leslie St.
Toronto, ON  M3C 2K9

Pope Francis signs new Encyclical "Fratelli Tutti" on the tomb of
St Francis in Assisi

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