First Saturday of Every Month
Marian Devotions: 8:30 AM
Mass: 9:00 AM
Tuesday to Friday 12:15 PM
Vigil Mass - Saturday 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM
INTENTIONS OF THE HOLY FATHER FOR MAY:
That the Church in Africa, through the commitment of its members, may be the
seed of unity among her peoples and a sign of hope for this continent.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS:
Held in the church and led by
every Friday evening at 7:00 p.m.
Come console our Lord by meditating on his Sorrowful Passion in the company
of Our Lady of Sorrows.
COFFEE SUNDAY: 3rd Sunday of each month
after Mass - October to June
QUEEN OF THE MOST HOLY ROSARY ANNIVERSARY:
Mass and Celebration - May 25th and 26th. We will be
celebrating the Anniversary Mass of our parish on Saturday, May 25th in
honor of the founding and consecration of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
church. On Sunday, May 26th after mass we will have a special Coffee
Sunday reception downstairs in the parish hall. Founded in 1947, we
will have history displays and photos from over the years. Please join
COFFEE SUNDAY DATE CHANGE: A reminder:
Coffee Sunday for May has been moved to Sunday, May 26th.
Please join us for a special Coffee Sunday to celebrate our parish
PRAYER MINISTRY: Prayer Teams will be
here to serve you on the following Sundays: May 26th.
Your are most welcome to come and receive prayer for your personal
NO BALL TOO SMALL: Looking
for scraps of yarn to use for joining crocheted and knitted squares to
create blankets for the homeless and lap afghans for residents in seniors’
homes who have no family. Place the scraps or small balls of yarn in
one of the baskets on the bottom shelf of the Lending Library Bookshelf.
Thanks in advance!
A CALL TO SERVE THE LORD QUIETLY?:
Maybe the Lord is nudging you to help him in a quiet
“behind the scenes” manner. We are looking for people who are willing
to be sacristans who set up the altar on Saturdays and Sundays. This
is a small time commitment to serve our Lord. Talk with Father Rick or
Deacon Mathew to learn more.
OUR MILK BAGS ARE BEING TRANSFORMED!: They are being
woven into mattresses and shipped overseas to those in need. Over 700
mattresses were made in Ottawa area last year. Remember - we collect
clean folded milk bags, eyeglasses, pop tabs and used postage stamps and
place them in the boxes located in the church entrance hallway.
BOOK EXCHANGE: Lots of interesting books!
Come browse and take books home to read. Check out the bookshelf by
the church. You may keep them, return them or pass them on.
STAMPS FOR THE POOR:
You may have noticed
a container at the entry to the church where we collect stamps
for the Redemptorist Burse. These stamps help provide meals for needy
children and families. We appreciate your donations all year.
PARKDALE FOOD CENTRE:
Please bring your non-perishable food items for the Parkdale Food Centre. Another way to
help consider a personal monthly donation through their website -
neighbours are in need!
Employment & Volunteer Opportunities
YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR AT THE GOOD SHEPERD
PARISH: Responsible to lead an active youth ministry
program in the parish for youth aged 11 - 18. Approx. 20 hour/week;
responsibilities to include participation in the Sacramental Preparation
team. Complete job description:
accepted until May 22 via email to
HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT AND VOLUNTEER
COORDINATOR: Archdiocese of Ottawa: As a member of our
Human Resources team, the Human Resources Assistant and Volunteer
Coordinator will work closely with the HR manager and other stakeholders to
achieve the strategic objectives of the organization. This is a
Permanent Full-Time Position (37.5 hours per week). The location
Kilborn Place, Ottawa, Ontario. Interested candidates should send
their C.V. to email@example.com
before June 7, 2019. We thank all applicants for their
interest in this position. We will be contacting only those candidates who
have been chosen for the next step of the selection process.
EMPLOYMENT AT SAINT PATRICK BASILICA:
Full-time employee for
the summer, to assist maintenance staff. Required to work Saturday
afternoons, and some Sundays. Must be over 18 years old and able to
obtain a clear Canadian Criminal Records Check. Position is available
immediately and will last until Labour Day. Interested persons are
asked to send their resume by email to the Parish Office at:
Diocesan and Community Events
ROSSINI PEITE MESSE SOLENNELLE:
Presented by the Ottawa
Classical Choir. Performed with original score and sung by choristers.
Dominion-Chalmers, 355 Cooper
St., May 18, 8 pm.
Tickets: 35/55$. Info:
ON BUILDING INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
'Better Together -
Sharing Life Across the Ages' - by discovering and building
intergenerational relationships with speakers and interactive discussions.
Saint Paul University Multifunction
May 22, 9 am - 12:30 pm.
Parking cost is $10.
Sponsored by Saint Paul University Centre for
Aging and Community and the Council on Aging of Ottawa.
Info & reservations:
www.coaottawa.ca or 613-789-3577.
FRANCOPHONE - LA FIN DE LA VIE... SI ON EN PARLAIT:
A francophone event by
the Council on Aging of Ottawa that explores the many aspects of end of life
including legal, psycho-social, emotional, spiritual and logistical for
seniors, family members and caregivers. 1247 Kilborn Pl,
22, 9:00 am - 3:15 pm (incl.
$30 ($20 COA members).
Info: 613-789-3577 x101 or
CELEBRATE UNDER MARY'S
Queenship of Mary Community invites you to their annual celebration on
Mon., May 20, 10 am at 351 Lake
George Rd., Plantagenet. Mass with Archbishop Terrence Prendergast SJ, a
complimentary lunch, activities for the family and a crowning of Our Lady.
OF WORSHIP AND MINISTRY AT ST. MARY PARISH:
St. Mary’s Parish for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, healing, and
fellowship on May 24th, 7-9 pm. Theme: “The Aroma of
Christ”. Speaker: Fr. Galen Bank. Prior to being elected as the
Director of Priest Personnel and Treasurer General of the Companions of the
Cross, Fr. Galen has served as the pastor of two parishes: St. Maurice
and Blessed Sacrament. Held every 4th Friday of the month. For
more information, please contact: Natalia Lacar (613-728-9811 x720);
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPPORTING
‘COATS FOR KIDS’:
Notre Dame Cathedral Council 13781 will participate in the Scotiabank
Charity Marathon raising money or ‘Coats for Kids’ on
K of C '' Coats for Kids''.
Donations over $20 receive income
BREAKFAST FOR LADIES & GENTS AT ST. AUGUSTINE:
Mother Mary Bernadette and Sister Philomena, Daughter of Mary of the
Queenship of Mary Community relate their testimonies as to how the Lord
leads them into contemplation and action.
St. Augustine Parish, 1060 Baseline Rd.,
May 25, 8:00 a.m.
Cost: $5. Please confirm
firstname.lastname@example.org; Denis (613-228-7646).
BREAKFAST FOR WOMEN & MEN:
An invitation from
Anunciation of the Lord CWL Council.
Sat., May 25 in the parish
hall, 2414 Ogilvie Rd. Mass at 9:00am followed by the event, 9:30 - 11:30am.
Guest speaker: Mimi Wilson, Women of Grace Foundational Study Course.
No cost; free will offering is welcomed. Proceeds to the Youville
Centre. Register by May 21: Jackie
pro-life Mass to pray for the establishment of a Pro-life Centre in Ottawa.
May 25, 10:00 am. Sponsored by
pro-life doctors. Info:
HIP OF BEEF DINNER AT ST. JOHN THE APOSTLE PARISH:
Cocktails at 6:00pm,
dinner at 6:30pm. Tickets are limited;
available at the Parish Office. St.
John the Apostle Parish, 2340 Baseline Rd.,
Sat., May 25.
Adults $20; children 16 & under $10;
families (parents and children) $50.
Hosted by The Knights of Columbus.
TAMARACK RACE WEEKEND OTTAWA:
Race weekend Sunday, May 26th. The annual
marathon will have an impact on the church and to the people coming to mass.
Street closures will be in place from 6:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.
The following streets will be closed and No Parking will be in effect during
Sherwood between Carling and Fairmont;
Fairmont between Sherwood and Wellington Street West
Wellington Street/Richmond Rd between Fairmont and McRae
McRae between Richmond Road and Scott
BERNARD, FOURNIER TABLE OF FRIENDS
Guides available to explain the
exceptional architectural and artistic features of this «gem of franco-Ontarian religious heritage»
(quote by Mr. Michel Prévost). Sun., May 26, 1:00 pm. Admission is free. Info:
CONCERT AT SAINT-FRANÇOIS
With University Singers from the
University of Virginia, Sun., May 26, 4:30 p.m. and during
5:00 p.m. Mass. Fairmont Ave. & Wellington St. W. Info: Gilles
HEART OF WORSHIP AT HOLY
includes short spiritual talk by Fr. Richard Lorenz on St. Therese de
Lisieux, praise and worship music, silent adoration, confession, food and
fellowship. 44 Rothesay Dr.,
May 28, 7 - 9pm.
PILGRMAGE TO GERMANY & THE
OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY: May 28 - June 9, 2020.
13 Days. Focus on the Key Shrines of Germany and the Passion of
Christ. Spiritual Director: Fr. John Vandenakker. Cost: To be
finalized in June 2019 (Double Occ.). Info -
MENTAL AND SPIRTUAL ARMOUR - HOW DO THEY FIT TOGETHER?:
What is the relationship between the
crisis of mental health with increasing rates of depression and anxiety and
the spiritual crisis increasingly evident with empty churches, broken homes
and hearts? What can we do to address this crisis? What
difference does Jesus Christ make? With Dr. Lau, Psychiatrist on
Wed., May 29, 7:00 pm at St.
Patrick's Basilica Scavi. Info:
RECITAL WITH FRÉDÉRIC
music from Beethoven, Gershwin, Rachmaninoff and Chopin. St. Joseph Parish,
Orléans, 2757 Blvd. St-Joseph,
May 31, 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $30; $15 youth.
All proceeds to the parish fundraising
campaign. Sponsored by Le Choeur
d'Orléans. Info: St-Joseph
Parish (613-824-2472); (www.eventbrite.ca).
PRESENTS SINGER/SONGWRITER & EVANGELIST MARK MALLETT:
Retreat, St. Philip Parish, 127 Burke St., Richmond,
Sat., June 1, 9:00am - 3:30pm
with Mass at 4:30 p.m. as it celebrates its 200th anniversary.
Includes devotions, performances/talks by Mark: "An Encounter with Jesus",
"Watch & Pray", Mass & Confessions. Brown bag/local restaurant lunch.
Freewill offering to cover speaker expenses. Also at
St. John the Apostle Church, 2340 Baseline
Rd., Fri., May 31, 7:00 - 9:00pm
& Holy Redeemer Church, 44 Rothesay Dr.,
Sun., June 2, 2:30 - 4:30pm.
All are welcome to all 3 events.
Info: Karen 613-806-0377;
THERESA ANNUAL BUS TRIP TO MONTREAL:
tour to Montreal to Saint Joseph Oratory and Old Montreal with a stop at
Notre Dame Basilica. Cost: $37 (covers the luxury coach).
Sat., June 1.
Hosted by Knights of Columbus.
Pick-up at St. Theresa Church
and Immaculata High School.
Info: Roger Richard (613-277-5423) or
Geroge McKenna (613-869-4641).
THE BIG GIVE 2019 - A
NATIONAL MOVEMENT OF GENEROSITY: A group of volunteers
who passionately believe that kindness and generosity are an integral part
of the Christian faith. Every year, churches mobilize across the
country to bless their neighbourhoods through a unified day of giving
extravagantly. Churches and ministries welcome to join The Big Give on
June 1, 2019. More info:
- THE SOURCE OF LIFE...OUR GIFT, OUR RESPONSIBILITY:
by Eric Schiller, Phd Hydraulics, M Theo., Prof Civic Eng. U of O (retd.),
Human Rights and Environmental Activist, Founding Member of OSWAG.
A blending of the spiritual with the practical.
Light lunch served. St. Basil
Church, 940 Rex Ave. (Maitland/Queensway),
2, 12:00 - 2:00 pm.
Hosted by St. Basil's Green Team and the CWL.
DIOCESAN FEAST DAY MASS: The Diocesan
Feast, celebrated this year with Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral on Thurs.,
June 6th, 7:30 p.m. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE - CARITAS CANADA OTTAWA DIOCESAN COUNCIL AGM:
Development and Peace
office, 2nd Fl., Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn Pl.,
Tues., June 18, 6:30 - 9:00 pm.
Watch documentary “From Tears to Hope”.
Hear Anne-Marie Habyalimana on the effects the Rwandan Genocide.
Register: Tara (613-738-9644 x224); (email@example.com).
the Archdiocese of Ottawa this July
12-14, 2019 at Steubenville Toronto. Dive into the theme "Belong"
at Canada's largest conference for Catholic high school students. If
you are 21 years+ consider applying as a chaperone. Visit
to register and
to learn more. Deadline to register:
NAZARETH FAMILY SUMMER RETREATS:
retreats with daily Mass, children's program and marriage enrichment
conference, recreation and prayer. St.
Gabriel de Brandon, Quebec (1½ hr north of Montreal),
14 - July 20, July 21 - July 27, July 28 - August 3, 2019.
PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND & JORAN:
Under the spirtual
leadership of Fr. Dominic Lim.
Sept. 16 - 27, 2019.
Info: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish (613-746-8503);
PILGRIMAGE - RETREAT TO HOLY LAND:
Wtih Fr. Ben St. Croix, CC. Daily
Masses, prayer times & Lectio Divina.Cost $4500 all included.
Holy Land, October 2 - 14, 2019.
Info: Stan & Maria (613-792-4272); (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Holy Spirit Parish, Stittsville will host a marriage preparation course on
October 18 - 19, 2019.
Info: parish office (email@example.com).
PILGRIMAGE TO OBERAMMERGAU INFO MEETING:
October 28 at 1:00 pm at Annunciation of the Lord Parish,
PILGRIMAGE TO OBERAMMERGAU:
9-day journey to experience the Oberammergau Passion Play and Catholic
Central Europe. Cost: approx $4189/person + airfare from Ottawa June
12, 2020 - June 20, 2020. CAD $4,189, plus airfare. Info
Updated by James Colynuck dated May 18, 2019