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Our Schedule

WELCOME to Guardian Angels Parish.

We serve these boundaries:

    • to the North: Old School Road (22nd Side Road)
    • to the East: McLaughlin Road
    • to the South: Bovaird Drive
    • to the West: Winston Churchill Boulevard

Update on the pandemic restrictions:

    • The church is open for Public Masses at full capacity
    • Face Mask is still REQUIRED for those over the age of two
    • Physical distancing restriction has been lifted 
    • Manual registration is not required
    • The use of hand sanitizer upon entry to the church remains a best practice and is encouraged
    • Livestream Masses will continue  Livestream Link
    • Those receiving Holy Communion on the tongue should be at the end of the Communion line
    • Kiss of peace is still discouraged at this time. A bow or wave should continue to
    • Choirs and cantors still must be masked or 3 meters (10 feet) from anyone else

Download the Spiritual Communion Prayer
Download Pope Francis' Prayer for Protection During COVID-19
Download the First Friday Devotion Booklet


WEEKDAY MASS

Livestream is available - https://cdn.boltwave.com/ga_brampton_on_ca__cdn_stream.html
Due to the required physical distancing of 6 feet (2 meters) between parishioners who are not from the same household, full capacity cannot be reached.

Monday to Friday at 7:30 AM
First Friday Adoration at 6 PM (Holy Hour, First Friday Devotion) followed by the Holy Mass at 7:00 PM


SUNDAY MASS

Livestream is available - https://cdn.boltwave.com/ga_brampton_on_ca__cdn_stream.html
Due to the required physical distancing of 6 feet (2 meters) between parishioners who are not from the same household, full capacity cannot be reached.

Saturday (Vigil)  at 5:00 PM
Sunday at 9:00 AM  |  10:30 AM  |  12:00 PM


SPECIAL MASS

Lent (starting Ash Wednesday until Holy Wednesday) at 7:00 PM
Ash Wednesday at 7:30 AM  and  7:00 PM
Holy Thursday at 7:00 PM
Good Friday at 2:30 PM starting with the Stations of the Cross followed by Veneration of the Cross. (Note: There is no Holy Mass on Good Friday)   
Easter Vigil at 6:00 PM

Advent (starting November 1 until December 23) at 7:00 PM
Christmas Eve at 5:00 PM | 7:00 PM | 12 Midnight
Christmas Day -  9:00 AM | 10:30 AM | 12:00 PM
New Year's Eve at 5:00 PM
New Year's Day (Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God) - HOLIDAY OF OBLIGATION -  9:00 AM | 10:30 AM | 12:00 PM


SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION / CONFESSION - 30 minutes before each Mass

Additional Confession Dates during Lent:

  • 30 minutes before Mass
  • April 1, 2022 (First Friday), 6pm onwards

PARISH OFFICE 

Office Hours: MONDAY to FRIDAY: 9 AM - 4 PM

gapparishoffice@gmail.com
905.970.9175


PARISH HALL/MEETING ROOM USE/RENTAL - Not available at this time


VOLUNTEER SCREENING PROGRAM - The Volunteer Screening Program is on hold at this time


SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM 


SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY (Wedding)

  • The couple is required to meet initially with their Parish Priest 
  • Attendance at a Marriage Preparation course is required
  • The Sacrament of Matrimony is celebrated at Guardian Angels Parish 
  • Due to the required physical distancing of 6 feet (2 meters) between persons who are not from the same household, there is no increase in capacity from the last capacity limit of 220 
  • For more information on the Sacrament of Matrimony, visit https://guardianangelsbr.archtoronto.org/en/our-faith/sacraments--sacramentals/marriage/  or email the Marriage Preparation Coordinator at gapmarriageprep@gmail.com 

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Program
RCIA Program for 2021-2022: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

  • RCIA Application will be accepted until September 21, 2021 (Tuesday)
  • For more information on the RCIA Program, visit https://guardianangelsbr.archtoronto.org/en/our-faith/becoming-catholic-rcia/ 
  • REQUIREMENTS:
    • RCIA FORMS
      Please DO NOT LEAVE a field blank. If not applicable, enter NA.
      Forms are fillable. Please complete online,  save and send via email.
      • CLICK HERE to access the RCIA Initial Information Form
      • CLICK HERE to access the RCIA-Appendix-Marriage History Form
    • OTHER FORM
      • CLICK HERE to download the PARISH REGISTRATION FORM. This form is not fillable. Please download, complete, print, and email the scanned copy.
    • SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
      • Copy of Birth Certificate
      • Copy of Marriage Certificate (if married)
      • Copy of Baptismal Certificate (if previously baptized in a Catholic Church or another Christian Denomination)
      • Copy of First Holy Communion Certificate (if attending the RCIA program in preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation)
    • EMAIL all the above requirements to the RCIA Ministry at gaprcia@gmail.com 
    • RCIA SCHEDULE:
      September 21, 2021 (Tuesday), 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Information Day, Venue to be announced
      October 5, 2021 (Tuesday) - First class starts and every Tuesday thereafter until Pentecost, Venue to be announced

FUNERAL MASS

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) is no longer implementing a maximum capacity restriction for funerals as long as 2 meters (6 ft.) of physical distancing can be maintained between attendees who are not from the same household


BLESSING OF VEHICLES or SACRED ITEMS - Blessing is done after the Mass. Please approach the Parish Priest before the Mass


BLESSING OF HOMES -  please call the parish office to set an appointment