Fr Dan Hawkins MSF

Eucharist
Saturday: 5:00 pm
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unday: 10:00 am
Wednesday: 12:15 pm

Reconciliation
Call Parish Office at 613-728-4935

Confession
Fr. Dan Hawkins by email

 

 



Parish News

POPE'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR OCTOBER:  We pray that every baptized person may be engaged in evangelization, available to the mission, by being witnesses of a life that has the flavour of the Gospel.

MASS SCHEDULE:  Reservation for Wednesday and Saturday Masses are no longer required.  Reservation is required for Sunday Mass by Thursday.  Please email ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com or by phone 613-728-4935
Wednesday: 12:15 pm -  with one (1) hour adoration
Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am - online Zoom available

COMMUNION AVAILABLE AFTER MASS (CHURCH PARKING LOT):  Contact the parish office in advance to let Fr. Dan and Deacon Mathew to expect you.  Phone 613-728-4935 or email: ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

CONFESSION/SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION:  If you wish to arrange for confession/sacrament of reconciliation please email Father Dan directly: hawkins_dan_0000@outlook.com.  Appointments for spiritual direction can be arranged separately.

CHECK OUT THE NEW HOLY ROSARY BLOG https://holyrosaryottawa.wordpress.com.

STATEMENT OF APOLOGY BY THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF CANADA TO THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THIS LAND:  We, the Catholic Bishops of Canada, take this opportunity to affirm to you, the Indigenous Peoples of this land, that we acknowledge the suffering experienced in Canada’s Indian Residential Schools.  Many Catholic religious communities and dioceses participated in this system, which led to the suppression of Indigenous languages, culture and spirituality, failing to respect the rich history, traditions and wisdom of Indigenous Peoples.  Read the full Statement of Apology or at https://en.archoc.ca/indigenous-relations.

DID YOU EVER WONDER? AND NO STRINGS ATTACHED:  Are you interested to know what is involved in being a lector?  You are welcome to attend the Lectors Workshop on Sunday, October 17 immediately following the 10:00 am Mass.  All of the existing Lectors are also asked to attend.  There will be some information on the lectionary, how it is set up etc. and pointers on proclaiming the word of God.  Guest speaker is Rev. Normand Bonneau OMI.  RSVP: Marie Plunket or call parish office at 613 728 4935.

PARISH ANNUAL MEETING:  Sunday October 31 during and after Mass.  Parish Annual Meeting/ Financial Update We will provide a short presentation and share the current update.  We intend to have this online and recorded.

33 DAYS CONSECRATION TO ST. JOSEPH YOU CAN STILL PARTICIPATE::  It is held nightly online at 9:00 - 9:40 pm.  No preparation is needed.  Come with a loving open heart.  (No meetings - October 9th to 15th).  Contact Marie Nigro via parish office at 613-728-4935 or ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

GREETERS AND HELPERS WANTED:  Are you being called to live out Your Baptism?  That little voice possibly the Holy Spirit.  We are looking for help: Sunday Greeters, Helpers for the Coffee Sunday set up and takedown, Care of Creation (Environment) and Our 75th Anniversary Planning Committee.  Please contact us at ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

ARE YOU INTERESTED BEING A LECTOR?  Lectors are an important part of the mass.  Perhaps, you have thought about trying it?  We are looking for Sunday readers. We will be having a Lectors Training in October and you can learn more about it, have an opportunity to practice and ask questions.  If you would like more information, please contact Fr. Dan, Deacon Mathew, Marie Plunkett or the Parish Office at 613 728 4935 or ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

PARISH SURVEY - WE NEED YOUR VOICE:  We need your voice! We are asking for your thoughts on our vision and future.  Go to https://bit.ly/3gollBd.  Paper copies are available and there is a basket to drop them off on the small table near the exit.

SEEKING AN OPERATON CHRISTMAS CHILD COORDINATOR The last few years, Holy Rosary has participated in Operation Christmas Child where colourful shoeboxes are filled with small toys, books and items.  We are looking for a Coordinator - the role only takes a couple of days total in late October or early November - you distribute the boxes and collect them at the church for a drop off point in the city.  Want more information please contact Susan Munn via ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com or parish office at 613 728 4935.

WINTER IS COMING!  Women’s and men’s warm coats and boots are needed.  Specifically for women’s boots size 9 and 10.  Thank you to Andrea Fitzsimons, Mary Ann Buckley, Ginette and Marie Plunkett for organizing clothes over the past month.

ROSARIES TO DONATE:  If you have any rosaries that you would like to donate, please place them in the collection basket.  Thank you to everyone that donated Rosary beads to be shared!

PARKDALE FOOD BANK:  Parkdale Food Centre needs to keep our neighbours safe, please provide good food list, toiletries and egg cartons into our food basket in the church entrance.

 




Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

ARE YOU INTERESTED BEING A LECTOR AT HOLY ROSARY?  Lectors are an important part of the mass.  Perhaps, you have thought about trying it?  Holy Rosary will be having a Lectors Training in October and you can learn more about it, have an opportunity to practice and ask questions.  If you would like more information, please contact Fr. Dan, Deacon Mathew, Marie Plunkett or the Parish Office at 613 728 4935 or ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

EXTERNAL ADVISORY MEMEBERS:  St. Patrick’s Home is recruiting volunteer External Advisory Members to the Corporate Development Committee of the Board of Directors.  Seeking individuals with expertise in planning, design or construction of commercial properties or housing projects.  Please complete theapplication form online and send it with your resume to cherylelliott@stpats.ca by October 21.  Link: https://stpats.ca/home/board-of-directors/application-board-directors.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, RECEPTION:  Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Human Resources, the role of the Receptionist is to greet visitors to the Diocesan Centre (Ottawa) and answer telephone calls to the Archdiocese.  https://en.archoc.ca/administrative-assistant-reception.  Deadline to apply: November 30, 2021.

WAUPOOS FAMILY FARM:  Waupoos Family Farm seeks experienced volunteers for our Board of Directors (administration), Fundraising Committee (marketing and grant writers), Programming Committee (outreach and event coordinators) and Maintenance Committee (carpenters).  Founded by the Oblates and operating in Ottawa since 1982, Waupoos offers family camp experience and community for families in need.  Please contact Waupoos at 613-822-2189, contact@waupoos.com, https://www.waupoos.com/employment.




From the Archdiocese

POPE'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR OCTOBER:  We pray that every baptized person may be engaged in evangelization, available to the mission, by being witnesses of a life that has the flavour of the Gospel.

ARCHDIOCESAN WEBSITE:  If your parish information and/or the online Mass schedule requires updating on the archdiocesan website, please send Annmarie (abrown@archottawa.ca) an email with a list of the changes that need to be made.  If you wish to check your listing, go to the Parish Finder on the website: https://en.archoc.ca/parishfinder or to the online Mass schedule at https://en.archoc.ca/masses-online.

STATEMENT OF APOLOGY BY THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF CANADA TO THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THIS LAND:  We, the Catholic Bishops of Canada, take this opportunity to affirm to you, the Indigenous Peoples of this land, that we acknowledge the suffering experienced in Canada’s Indian Residential Schools.  Many Catholic religious communities and dioceses participated in this system, which led to the suppression of Indigenous languages, culture and spirituality, failing to respect the rich history, traditions and wisdom of Indigenous Peoples.  Read the full Statement of Apology or at https://en.archoc.ca/indigenous-relations.

CFC YOUTH PRAYER ASSEMBLY:  Catholic Approach to Mental Health Challenges in School.  Speaker: Karine Langley, PhD, Registered Psychotherapist.  All youth (13-18 years) are invited.  Zoom Meeting ID 816 3383 3991, October 15, 7:30 - 9:30 pm.  Hosted by CFC Youth For Christ.  Info: jnbalote1305@gmail.com.

MEMORIAL MASS FOR FR. FRANCIS G. MORRISEY, O.M.I.:  Father Morrisey, Professor Emeritus of Canon Law at Saint Paul University, passed away on May 23, 2020.  The Memorial Mass will be on Saturday, October 16 at 10:00 am, at Sacré-Coeur Parish, 591 Cumberland St., Ottawa.  Please note: attendance will be limited to 50% capacity in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines.  The Mass will also be live-streamed at https://youtu.be/ZWbaXNIkL6M.

PEOPLE & PLANET FIRST WORKSHOP - DEVELOPMENT & PEACE:  Discuss the dangers facing environmental and human rights defenders in the Global South and the relationship of their work with our Global Ecosystem.  What could we do to move our Canadian Government to intervene in strengthening corporate due diligence laws to enhance environmental and human rights?  October 16, 10:30 am.  Info: ottawadandp@gmail.com.

SHALOM HOUSE SPEAKER SERIES AT ST. FRANCIS BASILICA:  Join the first ever Shalom House Speaker Series at St. Finnan Basilica, 72 Saint Paul St., Alexandria.  The pilgrimage theme is Welcome Back!  Retreat leader: Archbishop Marcel Damphousse.  Saturday, October 16, 3:00 - 4:30pm with 5:00pm Sunday Vigil Mass.  Registration space is limited.  Donations are welcomed.  Info: Cameron or Janice maisonshalomhouse@bellnet.ca.

TAKE-OUT BREAKFAST AT ST. JOHN THE APOSTLE CHURCH:  Take-out style breakfast combo which includes a breakfast sandwich (bacon, egg and cheese on an english muffin), hash brown, cookies and juice.  All prepared respecting COVID protocols. Take-out only.  Proceeds to CWL and Knights of Columbus charities.  Sunday, October 17, after 8:00 am Mass to 10:30 am.  In the parking lot at 2340 Baseline Road.  Cost: $10.  Info: Mike Proctor 613-726-9560.

ROAST BEEF TAKE OUT DINNER:  Treat your family to a homemade roast beef dinner with all the trimmings from Our Lady of the Visitation kitchen.  Tickets $22.50.  All Covid19 protocols followed.  Proceeds to church building restoration.  Prepaid orders at 613-822-2007 or email: events@olvottawa.ca.  5338 Bank St., Sunday, October 17, 3:00 - 6:00 pm.  Info:613-822-2007.

NEW LIFE RETREAT:  You are invited to take part in a life-changing, faith-building experience.  Are you looking for more meaning in your life?  Are you seeking a personal encounter with the living Jesus Christ?  Are you looking to experience the Baptism in the Holy Spirit?  New Life Retreat on Monday evenings, October 18 - December 6 via Zoom.  Info/registration: https://stmarysottawa.ca/new-life-retreat.  Free. Hosted by St. Mary Parish, Ottawa.

RED MASS:  A bilingual Mass for Catholics in the Legal Profession; judges, lawyers, paralegals and all who work for justice in our legal system.  Thursday, October 21, 7:30 pm at Notre Dame Cathedral, Ottawa.  Archbishop Marcel Damphousse will preside.  All are most welcome.  Info: http://www.thomasmoreottawa.ca.

NIGHT OF WORSHIP AND MINISTRY:  Join St. Mary’s Parish for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, and healing on October 22, 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  Theme: God of New Beginnings.  Speaker: Pierre O’Reilly, Executive Director of NET Ministries of Canada. In person at St. Mary’s Parish, Ottawa or online at St. Mary's Youtube Channel or https://www.facebook.com/stmarys.parish.5.  Register via Flocknote at https://stmarysottawa.ca/events/night-of-worship-and-ministry-6/.  Info: Natalia Lacar 613-728-9811 x720; night.worship.ministry@stmarysottawa.ca.

ST. PATRICK CHURCH FALLOWFIELD FALL TAKE-OUT ROAST BEEF SUPPER:  The Catholic Women’s League and the Knights of Columbus are pleased to host the Parish Fall “Take-Out” Roast Beef Supper fundraiser on Sun., October 24, 4:30 - 6:30pm.  Supper includes: Roast Beef, Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Dinner Roll, Coleslaw, Gravy, and Pumpkin Pie.  Tickets are $20 each (only 200 available); in-person at the Parish Office or online (paid via e-transfer) at https://forms.gle/tPZ5ZRpQvSMtWQWu8 Info: slnother@hotmail.com.

HEART OF WORSHIP EVENING OF ADORATION:  Come and worship!  Heart of Worship is an evening of adoration, live praise & worship music, a reflection, and confessions.  Holy Redeemer Parish, 44 Rothesay, Kanata, Tuesday, October 26, 7:00 pm.  Register at https://holyredeemerkanata.flocknote.com/signup/69734 Info: 613-836-1764.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE - MASS/ADORATION/PRAYER:  At Resurrection of Our Lord Parish, Thursday, October 28, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Feast Day of Sts. Simon and Jude Apostles, Mass 1:00pm, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Prayer Hour 3:00 - 4:00pm.  Resurrection of Our Lord Parish.  Info: resurrectionchurch@rogers.com.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE CAMPAIGN:  40 days to pray and fast for an end to abortion. Daily vigil, until October 31, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm at vigil site, southwest corner of Queen & Bank St., Ottawa.  Info: 613-299-2515; wanda40daysforlife@campaignlifecoalition.com; https://www.40daysforlife.com/en/local-campaigns/ottawa.

JOIN HOLY ROSARY ONLINE FOR THE 33 DAYS CONSECRATION TO ST. JOSEPH:  Thursday, September 23rd 9:00 pm to 9:40 pm ET, Marie Nigro will be leading a 3-day preparation for a consecration to St Joseph which will occur on Monday, November 1st at 9:00 pm.  (No meetings - October 9th to 15th).  Why every night at 9:00 pm?  To give you time to rest after your daily activities or to attend other online meetings beforehand.  This will be something great spiritually to do during this Year of St Joseph, especially as it draws to a close. (FYI, it starts on the Feast of St Padre Pio.).  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Marie Nigro via qhrparishevents@gmail.com or the Parish Office at 613 728 4935.

MARY'S WAY OF THE CROSS:  For the first Friday of the month, November 5, 6:40 pm.  With guest Archbishop Emeritus Terrence Prendergast, S.J. & committee members of the Annual Pilgrimage.  Intentions: cure for all cancers; for all your intentions; for First Nations of Canada; for the intercessions of Ste-Anne, Our Mother Mary, St-Joseph and St-Brother André.  Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89958597603?pwd=dFhESEpTYWtlN3RrWlFwaHhjamp6Zz09.  Meeting ID: 899 5859 7603; passcode: 854620.

NATIONAL LITURGY WEBINAR:  Eucharistic Transformation: Communion, Service, Mercy on November 8 - 10, 2:00 - 4:00 pm.  Inspired by the November 2018 address of Pope Francis to Participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses, each session will explore how attitudes of communion, service and mercy contribute to the development of a Eucharistic culture.  Info & registration at https://www.cccb.ca/liturgy-sacraments/resources-in-english/national-liturgy-webinar.

LIFE CHAIN EVENTS:  Full info & locations at the Campaign Life Coalition website at https://www.campaignlifecoalition.com/life-chain.



Updated by James Colynuck dated October 14, 2021