Our Lady of the Airways

                Catholic Church
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 Fr. Marc Bagnarol, of the Institutum Missionum a Consolata, was ordained to the priesthood by
Bishop Nick De Angelis at the Our Lady of the Airways Church.
Msgr. Clement Schwalm greeting Pope John Paul II at Pearson International Airport during the Pope's first visit to Canada in September 1984.
Our Lady of the Airways Church on Beverley Street - circa 1948
Our Lady of the Airways School was opened on December 5, 1948 with an enrollment of 88 children.
Our Lady of the Airways Church was the Mission Church of St. Patrick's Church of Wildfield, Brampton.
Our Lady of the Airways Hockey Team - 1955
Our Lady  of Perpetual Help
KofC Council #8842​ with Msgr. Clement Schwalm
Previous Pastors
Fr. Ralph Egan of St. Patrick Church started Our Lady of the Airways as Mission Church in 1944
Fr. W. Vincent Egan, 1948 - 1958
Fr. Alfred P. Caley, 1958 - 1962
Fr. James G. Alcorn, 1962 - 1963
Fr.  Howard MacMillan, 1963 - 1968
Fr. Andrew Stevenson, 1968 - 1969
Fr. Joseph Nolan, 1969 - 1980
Msgr. Clement Schwalm, 1980 - 1991
Fr. William T. Burns, 1991 - 1998
Fr. Alberto Macalipay, 1998 - 2001
Msgr. John Iverinci, 2001 - 2011
Scenes from "His Last Days", a Passion Play that captivated the audience and set them in the mood for a very prayerful and solemn observance of the Holy Week. The Play was held in the Our Lady of the Airways Church from April 5 to 11, 1990. Here's the endorsement of then Cardinal Carter: "It promises to be a very moving Passion Play, the like of which we have not had in Toronto for quite a number of years."

Jesus was played by John Peter Desnoyers and Pontius Pilate by Fr. Jan Kolodynski​. The other cast of characters and choir were assigned to the parishioners young and old. The Play was produced and directed by Dean Barreca. Words and Music by Dallas Holm.

Go to video page for the crucifixion scene.​
Fr. Lorenzo Salandanan, 2011-2016
A Slide Show