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Welcome to BLD Toronto!

We are a communion of families, and a community of persons, called together as
ONE PEOPLE through the moment of encounter and a process of renewal to a relationship of faith, hope, and love with God. We are reconciled with the Father by our saving faith in Jesus Christ, by renewing trust in the Holy Spirit, and by our uniting compassion with one another. We are blessed with personal gifts – spiritual and natural, innate or acquired – which we yield to the Word and the Spirit. Read more...

 

Join us for Corporate Worship!

Friday Evenings at 8:00 PM

1st Friday of the month – Eucharistic Celebration with Benediction
Other Fridays – Praise and Worship


Location:

Our Lady of the Assumption Church | 2565 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6B 2Z3

Podium Announcements May 26, 2017

 

FROM THE YOUTH MINISTRY

 

 

 

 

FROM THE LIFE IN THE SPIRIT MINISTRY


LSS #35 Shepherding sessions start tonight, May 26, 2017 with the topic “God’s Love”.


For complete LSS schedule, please CLICK HERE to view the Living Water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FROM THE BYOP MINISTRY




To register for the ANCOP WALK, please go online at ancopcanada.org or you may visit the BYOP-ANCOP WALK table in the basement hall at OLA.


Together, let us make a difference in the lives of the poor!

 

 

 

 

 

 

FROM INTERCESSORY MINISTRY


Please join us for our Community Intercession, sponsored by Evangelization apostolate, on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the basement hall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FROM THE DISTRICT COUNCIL OF STEWARDS 


With so many members attending our Corporate Worship, the OLA parking lots may at times become full. When this happens, please park along the streets adjacent to the church. Do not double park. Doing so would not only provoke the driver of blocked vehicle, but one may run the risk of being issued a parking violation ticket which could be as high as $150. Thank you for your kind consideration.

 

 

REMINDER TO ALL BLD MEMBERS:



PLEASE WEAR YO
UR NAME TAG AT ALL BLD EVENTS

Thank you!

 

 

 




 

For previous week's podium announcements, please CLICK HERE.


Last Updated on Friday, 26 May 2017 17:36
 
2017 Mid-Year Retreat: "Deepening of Discipleship"

 

The BLD-OSG Covenant Community of Toronto invites you to a one day retreat:


Deepening of Discipleship


Saturday, June 3, 2017, 8:00-4:00 PM

Our Lady of Assumption Church Hall


Fr. Larry Tan, SDB

Retreat Facilitator

 

Breakfast and lunch will be served.  Love offering is greatly appreciated.

Pre-registration at OLA Hall, (Pastoral Service Ministry table) on Fridays before and after the  Praise & Worship.


Information / Reservation -
(647) 401-8165 – c/o Willie Hernandez

 

 


Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 22:28
 
Marriage Encounter # 42

 

Most of our marriages began “perfect”: the perfect ceremony; the perfect day; the perfect dress; the perfect reception. But then, as time passed, something happened to that perfection.

 

Life got in the way. The competing pressures of family and work. The added responsibilities of children and perhaps of aging parents. The stress and uncertainty of changing careers, changing cities or moving to a new country.

 

When times are difficult, we frequently don’t take the time that we need for each other in our marriage, and our marriage can suffer because of it. Like the photographs of that perfect day, our marriage can grow brittle and fade if we don’t care for it. And even when we do find ourselves in a strong and faithful relationship, we also deserve to rediscover some of the warmth and excitement of the days when we began our lives together.

 

The BLD Marriage Encounter Weekend is your opportunity to rediscover the joy in your marriage. It is a carefully conducted process which places God at the centre of your married lives, and gives you powerful tools to use in communicating – with each other, within yourselves, and with our Lord Jesus Christ.

 

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT ME #42:

Click here to download the Marriage Encounter Pamphlet (PDF)

Please contact Manny/Letty Buado:
phone: 416-526-7049
email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 

REGISTRATION FORM:


Click here to download the ME#42 registration form

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 May 2017 06:35
 
Newly anointed SE #20 Class Shepherds and 5-Point Committed Disciples



(From left) Paul Tan & Arlene Buzon-Tan, Roger & Merly Perono, SE #20 Class Shepherds; and the new 5-Point Committed Disciples - Nigel Delgra, Dolly Valencia, Lisa Vargas and Fe Llanes were anointed on April 7, 2017, by Fr. Jublas Nolasco.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 18:47
 
Start-of-Year Retreat with Fr. John Sullivan, S.J.


“Fr. John Sullivan, S.J., facilitated the Start-of-Year Retreat sponsored by Pastoral Services Ministry, on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the OLA Basement Hall. The theme of the retreat was “Where Are You?”. 124 community members attended the event.”


 




Last Updated on Thursday, 02 March 2017 20:27
 
Newly Annointed Secretariat Coordinators: Ling & Bing Briñas

 



Ling & Bing Briñas
, new Secretariat Coordinators, were anointed on January 6, 2017, by Fr. Armand Galay.


Last Updated on Monday, 09 January 2017 23:30
 
Information Session on Catholic Marriage Annulment

 

The Solo Parents’ Ministry sponsored an Information session on Catholic Marriage Annulment at the Etobicoke Civic Centre Council Chamber on November 20, 2016. The resource speaker was Fr. Alexander M. Laschuk, Associate Judicial Vicar of the Toronto Regional Tribunal.


Fr. Laschuk’s talk included the changes made recently by the Holy Father, Pope Francis, on the annulment procedure. An open forum ensued where he answered and clarified the various questions and issues raised by the attendees.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2016 18:48
 
2017 Planning Session

The BLD Toronto leaders assembled at the Etobicoke Civic Centre Council Chamber on November 5, 2016, to plan for the community’s events and activities for 2017. The meet also touched on the highlights of 2016, and initiatives of the apostolates for 2017.

 


Fr. John Sullivan, S.J., gave a short recollection on Spiritual Leadership and Finding Meaning in our Mission, just before the actual 2017 planning session started.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2016 18:41
 
Enrichment Day 2016


Fr. Jublas Nolasco conducted a recollection on “The Power Behind the Word of God” on October 29, 2016.


In attendance were disciples from BLD Toronto and OSG Prayer Groups. A workshop followed.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:21
 
Newly Appointed Evangelization Stewards: Gie & Beth Santulan

 

The new Evangelization Stewards, Gie & Beth Santulan, were anointed on September 30, 2016, by Fr. Jublas Nolasco.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 October 2016 17:14
 
BLD Community Day

Jules & Ely Misa, Olie & Menchu Ealdama, Ricky & Jo Corpus and Ditas & Rene Dimen were honored with Certificates of Award for 25 years of faithful and dedicated service to the community.

Click Here to browse the photo gallery of this event.

 


Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016 08:19
 
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