Transitus Service. Saturday, October 3rd. Please join the Friars and Secular Franciscans as we celebrate the custom of recounting the life and death of St. Francis Assisi on October 3rd. This year because of the Covid pandemic it will be virtual Transitus Service. There will be a link on our Website starting anytime on October 3rd and for the rest of the following week.
Also because of the pandemic we will not be hosting a blessing of the animals this year. Below is a blessing you may use for your pet.
Franciscan Animal Blessings
Blessed are you, Lord God,
maker of all living creatures.
On the fifth and sixth days of creation,
you called forth fish in the sea,
birds in the air, and animals on the land.
You inspired St. Francis to call all animals
his brothers and sisters.
We ask you to bless this pet.
By the power of your love,
enable [him or her] to live according to your plan.
May we always praise you
for all your beauty in creation.
Blessed are you, Lord our God, in all your creatures! Amen.
Linda's Walk is on Saturday, October 17, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Linda's Walk will be a little different this year. We will still be walking 5Km through Don Mills but we will feature staggered start times for walkers, as well as a virtual (walk-at-home) option. The staggered start times allow walkers to physically participate in the walk while also continuing to social distance. The physical walk begins and ends at St. Bonaventure Church, Parish Centre.
The virtual walk option allows participants to complete the walk at their own convenience and speed wherever they live. Where can you virtually walk? Anywhere! Trails, treadmills, or even your backyard. Just be sure to stay safe! To participate in either the physical walk or the virtual walk, participants can register by calling us at 416-690-0330.
Participants can also register on our website at www.stclareinn.org
Registration Fees: $25/adults; $15/youth; Free/12 & under
A free face mask is included with your registration!