Fr Dan Hawkins MSF

First Saturday of Every Month
Marian Devotions: 8:30 AM
Mass: 9:00 AM

Eucharist
Tuesday to Friday 12:15 PM

Vigil Mass - Saturday 5:00 PM

Sunday 10:00 AM

 

 



Parish News

THE HOLY FATHER'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR NOVEMBER:  We pray that the progress of robotics and artificial intelligence may always serve humankind.

PLEASE REGISTER TO SECURE YOUR SEAT FOR SATURDAY OR SUNDAY MASS BY WEDNESDAY MIDNIGHT:  This helps to ensure that we have a safe seating plan.  We are presently limited to 30% capacity for each Mass.  Remember to wear your mask inside the Church.  Please register at ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com or by phone 613-728-4935.  Dispensation still applies.

MASS ONLINE ON ZOOM:  Available online if you are unable to attend in person.  Please register at ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com or by phone 613-728-4935.

CONFESSIONS ARE NOT CURRENTLY BEING HEARD IN THE CONFESSIONAL:  To make an appointment with Fr Dan and to hear your confession, please send your request to: Email: hawkins_dan_0000@outlook.com.

HOLY ROSARY MAPLE SYRUP FUNDRAISER AND DRAW ONLINE:  Purchase 1 litre of local Canadian Maple Syrup for $25.  Includes entry into a complimentary prize draw for two $25 gift cards.  All proceeds to support Queen of Most Holy Rosary Parish charitable activities.  Online form.  Curbside pickup at 20 Grant St., November 16 - 28.  Info: 613-983-1867.  Poster.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  On Tuesday December 8 join us for a special mass at 12:15 pm for the Feast day of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

MORE POP TABS:  Please bring pop tabs in zip lock bags and leave at the front entrance of the church.  For more information, please contact Catherine Barrette via the Parish Office 613-728-4935.  September’s count was 15,000 and so far for October 1,600 has been collected  The Ottawa Police Retirees count and sell the tabs to support the Ottawa General Hospital Cancer Clinic.

LOOKING FOR TALENTS AT HOME:  Do you have a talent for sewing, crochet, knitting, crafts, painting, growing plants or other hobbies?  You can use your talents to help the parish.  In the future, we hope to be able to have a sale to raise funds for the maintenance of the Church and Rectory House.  So, keep busy and use your God given talents!  Thank you in advance!

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD:  Due to Covid-19, we will not collect shoeboxes with gifts this year.  You still can participate by packing your own and dropping it off at drop off points in Ottawa.  Or you can pack a gift box online at https://sampur.se/34zv9mp.  Last year over 100,000 shoeboxes were sent to war torn Ukraine and the additional shoeboxes went to Africa and South America.

OUR PARISH WILL BE 75 YEARS IN 2022:  In 2022, Holy Rosary will celebrate its 75th Anniversary.  75 years old or 75 years young depending on how you look at the number.  At the August meeting of the Parish Council, we were discussing our Parish Plan for the future.  It’s our collective future so you will be hearing more about this.  We want your ideas and thoughts for the future and ask you to consider our mission and purpose in your prayers.

PARKDALE FOOD CENTRE ACCEPTING DONATIONS:  A box is once again available at the entrance of the church for your donations of: non-perishable food items. (Visit website for suggestions) https://parkdalefoodcentre.ca.  Hygiene products, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, plastic and reusable grocery bags, Egg cartons, OR donate online.  Thank you for supporting this community partnership.

 




Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

ARE YOU GOOD WITH TECHNOLOGY AND WOULD LIKE TO HELP PARISHES OUT?  The Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall is forming a volunteer Technology Team which will help parishes during this time of COVID.  Specific area of assistance would be with video conference calls, mass email programs, data management and streaming.  If you would like to join our volunteer team, please contact Ted at thurley@archottawa.ca.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - MODERATOR OF THE CURIA:  Please find below the link to the Administrative Assistant - Moderator of the Curia position, now available.  Please send your cover letter and resume to: yjeanjoseph@archottawa.ca by November 20.  Info:   https://www.catholicottawa.ca/employment-opportunities.

PART-TIME BOOKKEEPER NEEDED:  St. Patrick, Fallowfield, is looking for a part-time bookkeeper.  Experience with Sage or working with a parish would be an asset.  Please send your resume to Fr. Paul at pastor@stpatricksfallowfield.com by November 27.  Further details and job description: http://stpatricksfallowfield.com/office-manager-needed.

 



From the Archdiocese

THE HOLY FATHER'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR NOVEMBER:  We pray that the progress of robotics and artificial intelligence may always serve humankind.

ARCHDIOCESE OF OTTAWA-CARLTON RETURN TO CHURCH - WORSHIP SAFE GUIDELINES:  The Ontario Government has announced that ‘Places of Worship’ will be allowed to open at 30% capacity as of Friday, June 12, 2020.  The Archdiocese has developed Worship Safe Guidelines, available here on our website.  Please check your local parish website (https://catholicottawa.ca/parishfinder) or contact them via email or phone to confirm their opening plans and Mass schedule for conforming to the required physical distancing.  Archbishop Prendergast has extended the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass for those who are unable to attend at this time.

SUNDAY MASS AT NOTRE DAME-CATHEDRAL:  Available online at https://catholicottawa.ca/virtual-church.  Other virtual resources available at the same link.

HOLY ROSARY MAPLE SYRUP FUNDRAISER AND DRAW ONLINE:  Purchase 1 litre of local Canadian Maple Syrup for $25.  Includes entry into a complimentary prize draw for two $25 gift cards.  All proceeds to support Queen of Most Holy Rosary Parish charitable activities.  Online form.  Curbside pickup at 20 Grant St., November 16 - 28.  Info: 613-983-1867.  Poster.

HEART OF WORSHIP AT HOLY REDEEMER PARISH:  Adoration & short reflection by Fr. Roger Vandennaker, Superior General of the Companions of the Cross. Topic "Jesus is Christ the King".  Tuesday, November 24, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.  Register to attend in-person: HolyRedeemerKanata.flocknote.com/signup/25609.  Note: Please register and come early to at 44 Rothesay Dr.  First come, first seated.  Doors open at 6:40pm and will promptly close either when capacity is reached or at 7:10 pm OR join  online via live-stream at www.Facebook.com/HolyRedeemerKanata.  Info: reception@holyredeemer.ca.

NIGHT OF WORSHIP AND MINISTRY LIVESTREAM:  At St. Mary’s Parish Ottawa YouTube Channel.  An evening of praise, prophecy, teaching and healing on November 27, 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  Theme: Freedom and Joy in the Spirit.  Speaker: Michael Dopp, founder of the Mission of the Redeemer Ministries and New Evangelization Summit.  Info: Natalia Lacar (613-728-9811 x720); night.worship.ministry@stmarysottawa.ca.

CWL MASS IN PPREPARATION FOR ADVENT:  The Ottawa Diocesan CWL Council is hosting an Advent Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1758 Alta Vista Drive on Saturday, November 28, 10:30 am.  Presider will be the Diocesan Spiritual Advisor, Rev. Paul J. Gaudet.  More info: https://ottawa.cwl.on.ca or contact Janet Warren (jpwarren@rogers.com); 613-749-7653.  All are welcome!

ACADEMIA STELLA MARIS VIRTUAL TRIVIA NIGHT:  Via Zoom, Friday, December 4, 7:00 pm.  Registration is $15, with all proceeds benefitting ASM, an independent Catholic school in Limoges.  The theme for the event is "The Stars and the Sea" and is inspired by the school's name.  Prizes for the highest scores!  To RSVP email patrickobrown@yahoo.ca.

FIRST VIRTUAL NATIVITY RETREAT AT THE SHEPTYTSKY INSTITUTE:  Retreat director is Father Charbel Bousamra, pastor of St. Charbel Maronite Catholic parish in Mississauga.  Saturday, December 5.  There is no mandatory fee.  Donations are encouraged so that we may in turn support our retreat director and his parish.  ZOOM details to be sent.  RSVP by replying to this email at masif@utoronto.ca.

ONLINE AUCTION:  The Knights of Columbus at St. John the Apostle Parish are having an on-line auction of Arts and Crafts and other wonderful things.  The auction closes December 11.  Please visit the site to view the items available: http://biddingowl.com/Auction/home.cfm?auctionID=24323.  Info: Mike Proctor 613-726-9560.

2020 NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER IN SOLIDARITY WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES:  On December 12, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Church in Canada celebrates the National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples.  This year, the reflection by the Council centres   Read more.

FAMILY & YOUTH MINISTRY (FYMO) WEBSITE:  Resources for family and youth ministry during COVID-19.  Visit https://www.fymottawa.com.  There is a new section on mental health for families and youth.

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Updated by James Colynuck dated November 23, 2020