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Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Martyrs’ Shrine

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All are welcome to join Cardinal Thomas Collins for an Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Martyrs’ Shrine in celebration of the 175th anniversary of our archdiocese. The gathering will take place on Saturday, September 9 from 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM and will include the Rosary, Mass with Cardinal Collins and personal time to visit the shrine grounds. For more information, please visit

We have arranged a bus that will leave Merciful Redeemer Parish at 7:30 AM and will be leaving Martyrs’ Shrine at 4:30 PM. The fee is $30/person which includes the entrance fee to the grounds. Payment is required to reserve your seat. You can either bring your own lunch, or purchase lunch at the grounds. We hope you can join us! Please register at our Parish Office as soon as possible — seating is limited. 

10:30 AM
  Prayers and veneration of the relics at the Papal Altar centered upon the Jesuit martyrs as the first pastors of the Archdiocese of Toronto.

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM  Time for parish or personal activity including: Walking pilgrimage to the grave of St. Jean de Brébeuf and St. Gabriel Lalemant at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons; Stations of the Cross; Confessions; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in new St. Ignatius Chapel; Quiet reflection beneath the Shrine church; Lunch

2:30 PM  Archdiocesan Mass at the Polish Altar

4:00 PM  End of formal programme

Earlier Event: September 9
Men's Fraternity: That Man is You!
Later Event: September 11
Confirmation Parents' Session