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 SEPTEMBER:  We pray that we all will make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this.

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

HELP 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.

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.

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.

OUTDOOR COFFEE SUNDAY:  Outdoor Coffee Sunday September 19 with light refreshments (weather permitting).  A socially distanced “Coffee Sunday Lite” - muffins, coffee, tea and cold drinks is planned.  You are welcome to have a tour around the outside gardens and learn a little more about Laudato Si, the catholic direction for the care of creation.

JOIN HOLY ROSARY ON-LINE FOR THE 33 DAYS CONSECRATION TO ST. JOSEPH:  Beginning Thursday, September 23rd 9:00 pm to 9:40 pm , Marie Nigro will be leading a 33-day preparation for a consecration to St Joseph which will occur on Monday, November 1st. (No meetings - October 9th to 15th).  For those of you who have completed the 33 Days to Morning Glory, it's similar to that, as the Rev. Donald Calloway, MIC book will be used.  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.

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS:  Bring your beloved pet to the side lawn of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary parish to receive a blessing.  All animals welcome!  20 Grant St., Ottawa (near the Parkdale Market), Saturday, October 2, 2:00 pm.  Info: ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

MEETING OF MINISTRY MEMBERS:  Meeting of Ministry Leads and Co-leads in the Church after Sunday October 3 Mass.  A meeting of all ministry volunteers will be held at a later date for your feedback.

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 Father Dan, Deacon Mathew, Marie Plunkett or the Parish Office at 613 728 4935 or ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

PARISH SURVEY - 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.  If you need any help with the survey, please leave a message at 613-728-4935 (Parish Office) and someone will contact you.

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

ARCHDIOCESE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, RECEPTION:  Administrative Assitant, Reception.  Full-time; bilingual.  Info: https://en.archoc.ca/administrative-assistant-reception.  The deadline to apply for this position is Sept. 20, 2021.

WAUPOOS FAMILY FARM SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS:  Waupoos Family Farm (https://www.waupoos.com) is a local, faith-based, organization that offers a family camp experience to low-income families.  The goal is to provide a safe and welcoming community environment where families can find rest, fellowship, and hope.  Waupoos is in need of Board Members, volunteers, and donors.  AGM is on Saturday, September 25, 10:00 am.  If you would like to help: 613-822-2189 or contact@waupoos.com.

ST. BASIL'S PARISH - PART-TIME OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR:  St. Basil's Parish is looking for a part-time Pastoral Office Administrator (15 hours/3 days a week).  Position involves a variety of tasks, including the preparation of the weekly bulletin.  Candidate must have previous office experience, be organized and be able to multi-task and meet deadlines.  Must have discretion and tact.  Please call Parish Office at 613-729-5149 ext 200 for a copy of job description.  Submissions must be received by September 27 stbasilsparish@gmail.com.




From the Archdiocese

POPE'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR SEPTEMBER:  We pray that we all will make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this.

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.

ST. ANDREW'S PARISH (IN ST. ANDREW'S WEST) MEMORIAL CEMETERY SERVICE:  In the Church on Sunday, September 19, following the 10:30 am Mass (11:15 am).  Following the service, Fr. Louis will bless family plots.  Info: 613-932-9226.

CELEBRATIONS OF THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED:  The celebrations will take place at Hope Cemetery, 4660 Bank St., Ottawa https://www.hopecemetery.ca on Sunday, September 19 at 2:30 pm.

ENCOUNTER SHCOOL OF MINISTRY - OTTAWA CAMPUS NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR FALL 2021 (YEAR 1):  The school offers a dynamic 2-year, once-a-week training program designed to teach, equip and activate you in the full supernatural lifestyle of Jesus so that you can walk with God in intimacy and demonstrate His love and power to the world around you!  For inquiries: ottawa@encounterschool.org. To register: https://encounterschool.org/apply.  Classes meet weekly on Tuesday evenings, September 21, 2021 - May 2022.

ST. FINNIAN'S PARISH, ALEXANDRIA ONLINE ALPHA:  St. Finnan’s Parish, Alexandria: North Glengarry Parishes will be hosting Alpha gatherings for youth and adults in person at Shalom House in Alexandria beginning Tuesday, September 21, 6:30 pm.  Enjoy a meal together, watch a short video and take part in small group discussions.  No cost.  For more info please contact Inez 613-347-7666; inez1989@hotmail.com or Elizabeth 613-527-3209; mcdonellbe@gmail.com.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE CAMPAIGN:  40 days to pray and fast for an end to abortion. .  Opening Rally, Tuesday, September 21, 7:00 pm at the prayer vigil site, southwest corner of Queen & Bank Street, Ottawa.  Daily vigil, 7:00 am - 7:00pm, at vigil site during campaign, September 22 - October 31.  Info: 613-299-2515; wanda40daysforlife@campaignlifecoalition.com; https://www.40daysforlife.com/en/local-campaigns/ottawa

ALPHA AT ST. FINNAN'S PARISH, ALEXANDRA:  North Glengarry Parishes will be hosting Alpha gatherings for youth and adults in person at Shalom House in Alexandria beginning Thursday, September 23, 6:30 pm.  Note: new start date.  Enjoy a meal together, watch a short video and take part in small group discussions.  No cost.  For more info please contact Inez 613-347-7666; inez1989@hotmail.com or Elizabeth 613-527-3209; mcdonellbe@gmail.com.

JOIN HOLY ROSARY ON-LINE FOR THE 33 DAYS CONSECRATION TO ST. JOSEPH:  Beginning Thursday, September 23rd 9:00 pm to 9:40 pm , Marie Nigro will be leading a 33-day preparation for a consecration to St Joseph which will occur on Monday, November 1st. (No meetings - October 9th to 15th).  For those of you who have completed the 33 Days to Morning Glory, it's similar to that, as the Rev. Donald Calloway, MIC book will be used.  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.

NIGHT OF WORSHIP AND MINISTRY:  Join St. Mary’s Parish, Ottawa for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, and healing, September 24, 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  Theme: Showered by Grace. Speaker: Michel MacDonald. Michel is the former executive director of the Catholic Organization for Life and Family.  Info: Natalia Lacar 613-728-9811 x720; night.worship.ministry@stmarysottawa.ca.  In-person: register via https://stmarysottawa.ca/events/night-of-worship-and-ministry-4; Online links: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtV6m7ZoNkrK4HJOSU6jQFA or  https://www.facebook.com/stmarys.parish.5.

ST. ELIZABETH LADIES AUXILLARY GARAGE SALE:  Come and check out the garage sale treasures.  Covid protocols in place; will be door monitors to ensure capacity restrictions are followed.  1303 Leaside Ave., in the parish hall, Saturday, September 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.  Info: St. Elizabeth Church (613-725-2242).

DEVELOPMENT & PEACE OTTAWA AGM:  Featuring Bishop Alfredo Vizcarra, S.J.   on Saturday, September  25, 10:00 am.  Registration required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsd-qsrjkoHNwVQsBf9URy5ZAYBiAtJobf.

SOCIETY OF SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL (SSVP) ANNUAL FEAST DAY CELEBRATION:  In celebration of the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, SSVP Ottawa Central Council invites Vincentians to a Mass, celebrated by Msgr. Peter Schonenbach.  Pre-registration is required.  Holy Redeemer Parish, 44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata, Saturday, Septenber 25, 11 am.  Followed by a reception.  Hosted by Holy Redeemer SSVP Conference.  Info: 613-831-2515.

SEASON OF CREATION - OUTDOOR MASS:  The Kateri Ministry and the Saint Basil's Parish invite you to celebrate the Season of Creation at an outdoor Mass, followed by an "eco lunch", Saturday, September 25, 11:00 am on the Kateri land, 5642 Ferry Road, Fitzroy Harbour.  Bring your own chair and cup.  Please call the Parish office at 613-729-5149 if interested in attending.  (Rain date: October 2).

WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES:  Celebrated in Canada this year on Sunday, September 26.  To read the Pope’s Message: https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2021-05/pope-francis-migrants-refugees-wider-we-world-day-message.html.

CELEBRATIONS OF THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED:  The celebrations will take place at Nativity Cemetery, Cornwall on Sunday, September 26, 1:00 pm.

CELEBRATIONS OF THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED:  The celebrations will take place at Notre-Dame Cemetery, Cornwall http://www.notre-damecemetery.com on Sunday, September 26, 2:00 pm.

ST. MARY'S ALPHA VIA ZOOM:  Alpha Experience helps prepare us for Eternal Life via dynamic films and interactive discussions which explore the basics and help deepen the Christian Faith. Guidance to easily use Zoom is provided.  Register via https:/tinyurl.com/StMarysAlpha.  Starts Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 pm.  No cost but the experience is priceless.  Info: https://stmarysottawa.ca/alpha; 613 728-9811 x701.

HEART OF WORSHIP - HOLY REDEEMBER PARISH:  Come and spend time with Jesus in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 - 8:30pm at Holy Redeemer, 44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata. Includes a short reflection by Fr. Paul, on the topic of "The Paradox of the Cross in our Lives", praise & worship music, silent adoration, and confessions.  Register to attend in person: holyredeemerkanata.flocknote.com/signup/67505.  Also, live at 7:00 pm on www.youtube.com/HolyRedeemerParishKanata.  Info: reception@holyredeemer.ca.

PROMOTING RESILLENCY: EFFECTS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE ON CAREGIVERS/CARE PARTNERS:  Andrea Khalid, MA RP is presenting her doctoral research findings on her field work with caregivers/care partners of sufferers of Parkinson's Disease.  Thursday, September 29, Noon - 1:15 pmFree.  Zoom from Saint Paul University:  (https://ustpaul.ca/en/promoting-resiliency-effects-of-parkinson-s-disease-on-caregivers-care-partners_7457_17.htm).  Info: pmarsdendole@archottawa.ca.

NATIONAL TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION MASS AT HOLY REDEEMER , KANATA:  Fr. Daryold Winkler, pastor at St. Basil and member of the Ojibway First Nation will celebrate Mass and bless trees planted in memory of residential school children.  In person or live streamed Mass at Holy Redeemer parish, Kanata, September 29, 7:00 pm.  Info: creationcare@archottawa.ca.

MASS FOR HEALING AND RECONCILIATION:  On the eve of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Fr. Daryold Winkler, pastor of St. Basil's Parish and a member of the Ojibway First Nation, will preside at Mass then bless the trees planted in memory of the Indigenous children lost at residential schools.  Holy Redeemer Church, 44 Rothesay, Kanata, Wednesday, September 29, 7:00 pm.  Info: creationcare@archottawa.ca.

FIRST PROMISES AND RENEWAL OF PROMISES:  The Servants of the Cross cordially invite you to the ceremony of the First Promises of Meagan Gruninger and the Renewal of Promises of Sr. Alison Weber to be received by the Reverend Marcel Damphousse, Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall. At St. Mary's Parish, Ottawa, October 1, 7:00 pm.  Livestream available.  RSVP required by September 24;  email programs@servantsofthecross.ca or call 613-729-8710.

PASSION & ACTION - INTEGRATION THE INNER LIFE WITH JUSTICE:  Fr. Mark Slatter will lead this retreat focused on bringing the range of our passion for justice to the power of Transformative Love.  Galilee Centre, Arnprior, October 1 - 3.  Single: $320, Double: $275, Commuter: $180, Virtual: $90.  Hosted by Galilee Centre.  Info: 613-623-4242 ext. 21 or info@galileecentre.com.

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS:  Bring your beloved pet to the side lawn of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary parish to receive a blessing.  All animals welcome!  20 Grant St., Ottawa (near the Parkdale Market), Saturday, October 2, 2:00 pm.  Info: ottawaholyrosary@gmail.com.

WALK, BIKE OR CARPOOL TO CHURCH:  To reduce our carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions in the spirit of Laudato Si, start a new practice and walk, bike or carpool to Church on October 2 - 3.  Info: creationcare@archottawa.ca.

LIFE CHAIN:  Life Chain is a prayerful and peaceful witness to the sanctity of human life and the evil of abortion.  Participants pray and hold non-graphic signs at hundreds of locations across North America for one hour.  Sundya, October 3, 2:00 - 3:00 pm in Cornwall at Brookdale & Ninth St. or Marleau & McConnell St. Full info & Ottawa locations at the Campaign Life Coalition website at https://www.campaignlifecoalition.com/life-chain.

NATIONAL CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE WEEK:  .  From October 3 - 9.  Info: Catholic Health Alliance of Canada (https://www.chac.ca/en/national-catholic-health-care-week.

MASS FOR ST. FRANCIS OF ASSIST FEAST DAY:  Closing the Season of Creation and praying to the patron saint of nature and simple lifestyles, a bilingual Mass will be celebrated by Msgr. Kevin Maloney.  In person and live streamed.  Holy Redeemer Church, 44 Rothesay, Kanata, Monday, October 4, 7:00 pm.  Info: creationcare@archottawa.ca.

ROSARY COAST TO COAST:  Sunday October 10 at 3:00 pm.  Please join the world in prayer, for world peace, by praying the Rosary Coast to Coast  If you are interested in becoming a prayer captain for your church or school and/or neighborhood, please visit us online at https://rosarycoasttocoast.ca for information.

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



Updated by James Colynuck dated September 20, 2021