News & Events

St. Patrick’s Catholic Women’s League – Annual Bazaar & Luncheon – Sat. Oct. 21, 11:30am to 1:30pm
(at Our Lady of Lourdes church hall)

The St. Patrick’s Catholic Women’s League Annual Bazaar & Luncheon will take place Saturday October 21 from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Our Lady of Lourdes church hall.  We are gratefully accepting items for the bake and craft tables, and gently used items for the “White Elephant Sale”. Also, new this year, vintage jewellery will be accepted. Items can be dropped off at Our Lady of Lourdes church hall Friday night (October 20) or Saturday morning (October 21) at 9am. Set up is Friday, October 20, beginning at 7pm. Please return the raffle tickets to Gail Hail or Cheryl Vanlaarhoven.

New 2018 St. Joseph Sunday Missal for sale – October 21 & 22

On October 21 & 22, the new St. Joseph Sunday Missal for 2018 will be available for purchase. The cost per Missal is $3.

Needs of the Month for the Elmvale Food Bank

This month, the Elmvale Food Bank is in need of pancake mix, pancake syrup, and Kleenex. Please drop off the items in the food bank bin at the entrance of the church. Thank you.

Humanitarian Aid Appeal

Over the course of the past several weeks, hurricanes, tropical storms and violent earthquakes have devastated a number of countries in the Caribbean and Mexico. The Archdiocese of Toronto is accepting funds that will be sent as aid relief through Catholic relief channels.  

Those wishing to help can do so in the following ways: online through the Archdiocese of Toronto website at; by phone to the Development Office at 416–934–3411; or through the parish, making cheques payable to: St. Patrick’s Parish – 2017 Hurricane, Earthquake – Disaster Relief. Please use the “Humanitarian” envelope, which you will find in the lobby of the church, and don’t forget to include your envelope number on the envelope. Donations will be accepted until the end of October.


Join the Choir!

The St. Patrick’s Choir is looking for more members to join us! If you love to sing and want to become a choir member contact Henri Linde at 322.4493 for more information. Every voice helps.

Parish History Book

The parish history book is now completed and printed.  Please contact the rectory to purchase a copy.  The books are full colour, are 8.5″ x 11″ in size, and are 215 pages in length.  The price is $40.00 each.

The Catholic Women’s League – Join Us Today!

An open invitation is extended to all women of our parish to take this opportunity to share your God-given gifts with us as we try to effect change in our parish, our community, our country and in those countries that have not been blessed with the abundance we enjoy in Canada. Please consider joining our League. The CWL of Canada is the united voice of Catholic women. Please contact our St. Patrick’s membership convener Linda Bidwell at 726–0356, or Our Lady of Lourdes membership convenor Margaret Ann Jacobs at 322-2249.


Our Lady of Lourdes Militia of the Immaculata

Militia of the Immaculate Conception, founded by St. Maximilian Kolbe, meets each 1st Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, following 9am Mass. We begin with the recitation of the Rosary. Our mission is total consecration to our Blessed Mary, Mother of the Church, through prayer and penance. If you wish to join us or would like more information, please come to out monthly meeting or contact Colin (322-2905), Marguerite (322-2598) or Helen (352-1935).