Holy Family of Nazareth

Parish Information

We are in Step 3 of the "Roadmap of Reopening"

New Covid-19 measures from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, all parishes in Simcoe County by Friday, November 26th must conduct active screening of workers and members of the public.

Parish Office:  Contact us by phone (905-775-2065)  or by Email: holymartyrsofjapan@archtoronto.org.  Essential appoinments only. 

Monday to Friday:  9:30AM to 12:30PM - 1:00PM TO 4:30PM

Praying the Holy Rosary before each Mass:

30 minutes before each weekday and weekend Masses

Mass Times: 

Weekdays: Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 7:00PM - Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 9:00AM (daily Masses are livesteam) Weekday Masses are walk-ins -contact information is requiered.

Weekends: Saturday Vigil 5:00PM, Sunday 8:00AM, 10:00AM-Livestream, 12:00PM, & 6:30PM  For the Weekend Masses Eventbrite registration is requiered.

Requiem Mass at Holy Martyrs of Japan Cemetery for the Faithful Departed:

Requiem Mass at the Cemetery on the First Friday of each month at 11:00am for our Faithful Departed (weather allowing, with the alternative to celebrate the Mass at the Church).

Write the names of your loved ones we’re praying for and note if it’s a special anniversary month for them. You can either drop them off at the parish office or you can give them directly to the Priest .

New Parishiones Welcome:

To Register with the parish, send us an Email with your family information. Offering envelopes are available by request at the parish office.

Help us to update your contact information:

We would kindly ask that you help us update your contact information, especially your email address by sending an email to the parish office  holymartyrsofjapan@archtoronto.org using your current email address and place in the subject line "Contact Information Update". Be sure to include your name, address and telephone number in the email body. Thank you for your effort and many contributions to our parish community during these most challenging of times.

Church Envelope Box:

Call the parish office to make arrangements to pick up you envelope box.

Prayers of the Faithful:

If you would like to include a name of a family member that is sick and in need of prayers, please call the parish office or send us an Email requesting your prayers.

If someone in your family recently died, Please call the parish office to request to add the name in the prayers of the Faithful.

Mass Intentions:

To request a Mass Intention, please send us an Email: holymartyrsofjapan@archtoronto.org  please provide us the name and date of your Mass intention. A reply with the confirmation of dates will be send. (if the date is not available, we will provide the closest date available). arrangements for your donation can be done at this time.

Advent Confessions: 

Saturday, December 11th from 11:00am to 1:00pm

Saturday, December 18th from 11:00am to 1:00pm

Confessions Schedule:

Saturday morning 8AM to 8:45AM and 3:30 PM to 4:30PM or by calling the parish office to make an appoinment. 

Sacrament for the Sick:

If you would like the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, call the parish office to make an appoinment with one of our Priests. 

Adoration Chapel:

Monday to Friday 9:30AM to 4:30PM

Adoration and Benediction:

First Friday of the Month 7:30PM to 8:30PM (following the 7:00PM Mass)


The parish has purchased a FORMED.org subscription so that all our parishioners will have access to great Catholic content through their computer, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android, and iOS devices.  It is completely free for parishioners.

Here’s how to create your account through the parish:

  1. Visit FORMED.org
    2. Click Sign Up
    3. Select “I Belong to a Parish or Organization”
    4. Find our parish name
    5. Enter your email - and you’re in!

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167 Essa Street
Bradford, ON
L3Z 2B6

Mailing Address
167 Essa Street, PO Box 1180 Stn Main
Bradford, ON
L3Z 2B6

Pastor: Rev. Fr. John Pak

Email: Jpak@archtoronto.org 

Rev. Fr. Massillamani Zacharias
Associate Pastor

Deacon David Langley
Deacon Assistant

Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann
Deacon Assistant


Raymond Reitzel
Youth Minister

Delia McEvenue
Office Manager

Anna Maria Mongillo 
Office Assistant

Anthony Venroy