Programs

In-Person/Virtual Programs

Baptismal Classes

Baptismal classes are offered the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. This year due to COVID-19 the program will be held virtually through the Parish zoom account.  For more information contact the Parish office.

First Holy Communion Catechism Classes

REGISTRATION FOR THE SACRAMENT BEGINS OCTOBER 4, 2021 AND ENDS NOVEMBER 15, 2021

CLASSES TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2022

At this time, due to COVID restrictions, it is undetermined whether the First Holy Communion catechism classes will be held in-person or virtually.

The classes are intended to assist parents, the primary faith teachers, in their children’s Faith journey and in preparing them to receive the Sacrament of First Reconciliation and Holy Communion.  The classes will take place Sunday mornings, between 9:45 am to 10:45 am.  Parents of the children requiring the classes will receive an email from the Parish office.

Children are encouraged to watch the livestreamed Mass every Sunday at 11:00 am via YouTube at SMI Parish. SMI Parish – YouTube

Dates to be determined.

Confirmation classes

REGISTRATION FOR THE SACRAMENT BEGINS OCTOBER 4, 2021 AND ENDS NOVEMBER 15, 2021

CLASSES TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2022

At this time, due to COVID restrictions, it is undetermined whether the Confirmation classes will be held in-person or virtually.

The classes are intended to assist parents, the primary faith teachers, in their children’s Faith journey and in preparing them for the Sacrament of Confirmation.  The classes will take place Sunday afternoons, between 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  Parents of the children requiring the classes will receive an email from the Parish office.

Children are encouraged to watch the livestreamed Mass every Sunday at 11:00 am via YouTube at SMI Parish. SMI Parish – YouTube

Dates to be determined.

RCIC classes (Rite of Christian Initiation for Children)

REGISTRATION BEGINS OCTOBER 4, 2021 AND ENDS NOVEMBER 15, 2021

CLASSES TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2022

At this time, due to COVID restrictions, it is undetermined whether the RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation for Children) classes  will be held in-person or virtually.

The classes are intended to assist parents, the primary faith teachers, in their children’s Faith journey and in preparing them to receive the Sacraments on Easter Vigil.  The classes will take place Monday afternoons, between 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  Parents of the children requiring the classes will receive an email from the Parish office.

Children are encouraged to watch the livestreamed Mass every Sunday at 11:00 am via YouTube at SMI Parish. SMI Parish – YouTube

Dates to be determined.

RCIA classes (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)

PROGRAM BEGINS SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

DO YOU WISH TO BECOME CATHOLIC OR KNOW SOMEONE ELSE WHO DOES? Adults interested in becoming Catholics or needing the Sacrament of Confirmation or seeking to deepen their faith are invited to call the Parish office for information about the RCIA (Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults).

Registration required.

Marriage Preparation Program

Our Parish is offering virtual marriage preparation course. Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm.

Fall session:  October 20, 2021 – November 24, 2021

Spring session: February 23, 2022 – March 30, 2022

If you are planning to marry in the near future and would like to register, contact the Parish office.

Sunday Religious Education Program

PROGRAM RUNS FROM OCTOBER 3, 2021 TO MAY 15, 2022 

The Sunday Religious Education program provides catechism to assist parents in their children’s faith journey.  Whether your child is in a non-Catholic or Catholic School, your child’s journey in faith will be enriched by our program.  The Sunday Religious Education program will help your child draw closer to God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit.

This year we will be offering a virtual program.

Virtual: 9:00 am – 9:45 am (click here for registration form)

SMI Sunday Religious Education Schedule 2021-2022

Term 1: October 3 – Dec. 12 

Sunday Oct. 3rd – First Day of class

Sunday Oct 10th – NO CLASS

Sunday Dec. 12th – Last Day of Term 1

Term 2: Jan. 9 – May 15 

Sunday Jan. 9 – First day after the Winter Break

Sunday Feb 20 – NO CLASS (Family Day Weekend)

Sunday March 13 & 20 – NO CLASS (March Break)

Sunday April 17 – NO CLASS (Easter)

Sunday May 8 – NO CLASS (Mother’s Day)

Sunday May 15 – Last Day of Term 2

Children’s Liturgy Program

PROGRAM RUNS FROM OCTOBER 3, 2021 TO MAY 15, 2022

Children’s Liturgy of the Word is a program in which the Sunday scripture readings and Gospel are proclaimed and explained to children, at an age-appropriate level, from grades K through 6. It is intended to enrich your child’s Faith journey, as well as encourage children to form a loving and generous response to the Word of God.

This year, we are gathering for Children’s Liturgy downstairs in the Fr. Kolbe room, during the 11:00 am Mass every Sunday.

No registration required.

SMI Children’s Liturgy Schedule 2021-2022

Sundays at 11:00 am Children’s Mass (In-Person)

Term 1: October 3 – Dec. 12 

Sunday Oct. 3rd – First Day of Children’s Liturgy

Sunday Oct 10th – NO LITURGY (Thanksgiving) 

Sunday Dec. 12th – Last Day of Term 1

Term 2: Jan. 9 – May 15 

Sunday Jan. 9 – First day after the Winter Break

Sunday Feb 20 – NO LITURGY (Family Day Weekend)

Sunday March 13 & 20 – NO LITURGY (March Break) 

Sunday April 17 – NO LITURGY (Easter)

Sunday May 8 – NO LITURGY (Mother’s Day)

Sunday May 15 – Last Day of Term 2

Bible Study

Want to know more about Jesus? Come and discover what the Psalms reveal through an interactive, fun and inspiring bible study!  Meet new people while learning more about our Lord Jesus Christ.

The Great Adventure

Psalms

The School of Prayer

By Jeff Cavins, Sarah Christmyer and Tim Gray

Commencing on Thursday, October 7 to Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Classes will be via Parish zoom account.

 To register contact the Parish Office at 905-884-1784 or stmaryimmaculateri@archtoronto.org

Mothers Group

“We are Catholic girlfriends, planting the seeds and letting God do the rest!” 

The Mother’s Group is comprised of Catholic women who gather to pray, provide service to the community, share parenting tips, learn about their Catholic faith, and grow spiritually.  We are a group of like-minded women gathering to find community and fellowship with other Catholic moms.  This once a month retreat helps moms re-charge spiritually.  This year due to COVID-19 the program will be held virtually through the Parish zoom account.  If interested in being a part of our Mother’s Group, email us at mothersgroup@smirh.com.

Virtual meeting dates at 8:00 pm:

Thursday, October 7

Thursday, October 28

Thursday, November 18

Thursday, December 16

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Thursday, February 17

Thursday, April 21

Thursday, May 19

Thursday, June 23

The Catholic Women’s League (CWL) Council

“The Catholic Women’s League of Canada calls its members to grow in faith and to witness to the love of God through ministry and service.”

 It is the united voice of all Catholic women across Canada who diligently work and promote the teachings of the Catholic Church, and who possess immense potential for great service to the community and the global world. The CWL contributes to the life and vitality of the Church, family and community. This year due to COVID-19 the program will be held virtually through the Parish zoom account.

The Rosary Apostolate

The Rosary Apostolate Ministry seeks to bring about a spiritual renewal in future generations through the intercession of Mary, the Mother of God and by the power of the Holy Spirit.

The Rosary Apostolate responds to the initiatives requested by the Pope and the Magisterium. The Apostolate through its volunteers, helps the children and youth to feel that they belong to a greater family of God, namely, the Roman Catholic Church.

Contact Laura Rizzi at laura.rizzi@rogers.com for more information and to pray the rosary together.