Fr Dan Hawkins MSF

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Sundays: 10:00 am

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Holy Rosary Parish News

HOLY FATHER'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR JANUARY:  We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity be recognized, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family.

MASS SCHEDULES:  Reservation is required for Sunday Mass by Friday at noon, but there may be room for walk-ins however it is better to register in the event that all spaces are booked.  Please email or phone 613-728-4935.
Saturdays: 4:30 pm - no registration required
Sundays: 10:00 am - online Zoom available
If you change your mind or are unable to attend, please advise us so that others are able to attend.


MEMORIAL BOOK AVAILABLE:  The Parish Memorial Book is available for those wishing to enter the names of family and loved ones who have died.  Please include in your prayers our parishioners who have passed away.

PARISH SURVEY - WE NEED YOUR VOICE:  We need your voice! We are asking for your thoughts on our vision and future.  Info:

FINAL DAYS FOR MAPLE SYRUP!:  1 litre glass bottle of organic maple syrup $25 supplied by Fortune Farms includes an entry for a draw for two $25 gift certificates.  Online - Charity Maple Syrup Order Form Pickup at Sales Stand on Wellington St. / *Pick up after Mass.  Draw date January 30.

WHERE DO MILK BAGS GO?  We just delivered almost 1000 bags to Fatima Parish where they will be woven into bed mats.  Fatima was very grateful for our support of this special ministry.  Your help and contributions are most appreciated.

STAMPS FOR THE POOR:  Please save the stamps from your Christmas cards and drop them in the jar at the back of the church.  They are given to the Redemptorist Fathers who use them to provide meals for the poor.  We collect all year, but this is the season when people receive the most mail.

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:  The 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.  Info:

Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

DIRECTOR OFCOMMUNICATIONS AND MISSION PROMOTION:  Working closely with the office of the Archbishop, the Director of Communications and Mission Promotion is responsible for serving as the chief communications officer for the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall.  This includes formulating and executing an overall communication’s strategy that enables the Diocese to fulfill its mission internally and externally.  Full details: Deadline: January 23.

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER:  The Human Resources Officer, under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, is responsible for overseeing proper administration of personnel files for diocesan lay employees and members of the clergy.  The HR Officer will also be responsible for administering group insurance benefits and the pension plan for eligible individuals.  The HR Officer will also provide support to Safe Environment as/when needed.  Full posting: January 30.

COORDINATOR OF YOUTHY MINISTRY:  Reporting to the Director, Office of Mission & Ministry, the Coordinator of Youth Ministry is responsible for supporting the spiritual and professional formation of those who serve young people in the Archdiocese.  Deadline: January 30.

EVANGELIZATION COORDINATOR:  Holy Redeemer Parish, Kanata is looking to hire a part-time Evangelization Coordinator to help advance our parish mission to build missionary disciples.  Info: or contact  Deadline is January 31.

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER - CATHOLIC CEMETARIES:  The Financial Controller will primarily be responsible for the accounting process and controls, financial statements and other reporting.  Details: February 3.

ADVISOR, ECUMENICAL AND INTERFAITH RELATIONS:  Full-time permanent position.  Description:  Interested candidates are invited to submit cover letter and resume to before February 4.

RESARCH AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT:  For the Office for Evangelization and Catechesis.  Link.  Submit cover letter and resume to careers@cccb.caDeadline February 11.

From the Archdiocese

HOLY FATHER'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR JANUARY:  We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity be recognized, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family.

MASS SCHEDULE:  If you wish to check your listing, go to the Parish Finder on the website: or to the online Mass schedule at

SYNOD PARTICIPATION:  If you wish to participate in the Synod, please visit our website at  We look forward to hearing from you!


ECUMENICAL CELEBRATION 2022 - WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY:  This year’s theme and scripture passages have been chosen by the Middle East Council of Churches with the main theme being Matthew 2:2 " We saw the star in the East, and we came to worship him ".  Called as children of one God, we will meet and pray for Christian unity.  The celebration will by ZOOM on Sunday, January 23, 3:00 pm.  To join:  Meeting ID: 845 5661 8317.  Live stream on the website of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism:

HEROS FOR THE EARTH ZOOM MEETING:  Launching a platform by youth for youth (11 - 16) to reflect, interact and act on matters related to Care for Creation.  Zoom online, Tuesday, January 25.  Free.  Info:

HEART OF WORSHIP:  Come refresh your relationship with Jesus Christ with adoration, accompanied by live praise & worship music, and the sacrament of reconciliation.  Guest speaker: Iris Flores, CCO Missionary.  Register in advance.  Limited seating.  Holy Redeemer Parish & live-streamed, Tuesday, January 25, 7:00 pm.  Info: 613-836-1764.

SMART AGING STAND ALONE WORKSHOP - UNDERSTANDING THE RECIPE FOR HEALTHY EATING:  Learn about changing dietary needs and eating habits as we age, reflect on your own eating habits, needs and challenges, and explore opportunities to expand your options.  Friday, January 28, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  $5 for Members $10 for non-Members (join now annual $40).

NIGHT OF WORSHIP AND MINISTRY:  Join St. Mary’s Parish, 100 Young St., for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, and healing on January 28, 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  Theme: Celebrate in Hope. Speaker: Fr. Francis Donnelly, CC. Register at  Online at or  Info: Natalia Lacar

S.O.S. SPEND OR SAVE - MARTIAL MONEY MATTERS:  Basic principles and guidelines that can help young couples manage their finances responsibly and effectively.  Online via Zoom, January 28, 8:00 - 10:00 pm.  Offered by Couples for Christ Young Couples Program.  Info: click here.

LIVING BETWEEN WORLDS - HONOURING THE GIFTS OF PARADOX IN CHANGING TIME:  Fr. Jim Clarke, Coordinator for Spiritual Formation, Archdiocese of Los Angeles will lead this virtual retreat, which is an opportunity to wrestle with how we can foster a personal and communal resilience to live in confusing and uncertain times.  Galilee Centre, Arnprior, January 28 - 30.  Cost: $100.  Hosted by Galilee Centre, Arnprior.  Info:

WORLD DAY OF THE SICK:  The Pope's message for the Thirtieth World Day of the Sick on Friday, February 11, 2022 can be found here.

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, Monday evenings, February 14 - April 4 via Zoom.  Info & registration:  Email:

ALAPHA FOR SENIORS:  Feeling Down?  Feeling Forlorn?  Need a little spiritual and faith refreshment?  Sessions beginning Tuesday afternoon, February 15 via Zoom.  Offered by Ottawa-Cornwall Catholic Seniors.  Registration details: or  Info: Patricia Marsden-Dole

VIRTUAL COME AND SEE:  The Community Servants of the Cross is hosting a virtual Come and See for young single women who are discerning the consecrated life.  It will be a time to discover your vocation and a time to connect with the Community.  Online and via Zoom, February 24 - 26, 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  Registration by Friday, February 18.  Please contact Sr. Michael Penelope Nguyen, SC at 613-729-8710 or Info

BY MY SIDE 2022 - A VIRTUAL PROGRAM OF SPIRITUAL FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT FOR SEPARATED AND DIVORCED CATHOLICS:  This nonprofit ministry will assist separated and divorced Catholics to reconnect and build on their faith.  Six-week sessions for women (9:00 - 11:00 am) and men (12:00 - 2:00 pm) begin on Saturday, March 26 and are offered virtually over Zoom.  Further info & registration:; or contact Mary Jane Manley 613-294-1308.  Cost: $40, to help cover resources and promotion.

MEDJUGORJE, SHRINES OF CROATIA, SLOVENIA & VENICE:  With Fr. Titus Egbueh, pastor of St. Martin de Porres.  September 23 to October 6.  Info: or 1-800-206-8687 (206 Tours).

100th ANNIVERSARY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 485, CARTER ASSEMBLY:  Good wishes to Cartier Assembly 860, the patriotic and visible arm of the Knights of Columbus on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of their Charter issued on January 14, 1922.  The application submitted by Council 485 was granted by the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, on the noble principal of “Patriotism” to foster, exemplify, and propagate by association of the Supreme Assembly, Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus.

Updated by James Colynuck dated January 20, 2022