Saturdays: 4:30 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am
Wednesdays: 12:15 pm

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Holy Rosary Parish News

THE HOLY FATHER'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR AUGUST:  We pray for small and medium sized businesses; in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.

Saturdays: 4:30 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am - Zoom available
Wednesdays: 12:15 pm - 1 hour Adoration after Mass


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:

SYNOD PARTICIPATION:  What is your experience of Church? What do dream of when you think of the Church or our parish? Sign up and for a discussion group and see what it is.  Sign up: Email; or (Deacon Mathew).

PASTORAL AND FINANCE COUNCIL - HAVE YOUR SAY!  If you have a topic, suggestion, comment or even a compliment, please pass along your thoughts to any of the members, Deacon Mathew or contact the parish office at (613) 728-4935 or email

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 Centre is always in need of healthy non-perishable food items, as well as toiletries and grocery bags.  Donations may be placed in the basket at the church entrance; they are delivered to the Centre.  Thank you for your generosity!  Link:


Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


PASTORAL AND FINANCE COUNCIL AT HOLY ROSARY:  Time commitment is approximately 2 hours/ month (except the summer).  Pastoral Council works with the pastor and ministries for the spiritual development, planning and coordinating the goals.  PFC is responsible for the operations and financial side of our parish such as maintenance, repairs, etc.  If you would like to learn more, contact Deacon Mathew, or any Council members, or leave a message at 613-728-4935 or


CATHOLIC SCHOOL BOARD EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:  The Ottawa Catholic School Board list of positions.  Info:


From the Archdiocese


THE HOLY FATHER'S PRAYER INTENTION FOR AUGUST:  We pray for small and medium sized businesses; in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.

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 2021-2023:  If you wish to participate in the Synod, please visit our website at  We look forward to hearing from you!

ANNUAL WOJTYLA SUMMER INSTITUTE:  Hosted by Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College, in-person in Barry’s Bay, Ontario, August  4 - 7.  The conference features a keynote address by Fr. Mark Goring, CC, in St. Hedwig’s Parish, which will be free and open to the public, as well as live streamed.  Some accommodations are available.  Space is limited for the in-person conference.  Find more info, and register at  Cost: starting at $250.  Info:

SEVEN-DAY DIRECTED RETREAT:  Retreat in an environment of silence, as part of a praying community discerning the ways of God through prayer.  At Galilee Centre, Arnprior, August 14 - 20.  In-residence $950; Commuter $480 (incl. all meals).  Info: 613-623-4242x21;

8th ANNUAL COMMUNITY MEGA GARAGE SALE - ORLEANS:  Organized by The Daughters of Isabella, paroisse Sainte-Marie, 4831 Innes Road, in the parking lot.  Rent a car space $15 or table $12 each.  August 27, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Canteen.  Accepting donations of quality items at the church on Friday, August 26, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Info: Yvette 613-824-4476.

WORLD YOUTH DAY:  Registration for World Youth Day deadline is September 1 for the 2023 event.  Registration forms and a $100 deposit is required.  All this information and more can be found on the WYD page of the Archdiocesan website:  For more info, contact Shavi Perera at 613-738-5025x266 or

WOMEN OF BETHANY CALLED TO HOPE - CATHOLIC WOMEN'S RETREAT:  Talks, Reconciliation, praise and worship, prayer ministry, Mass and Adoration. Homestyle meals included.  Due to unforeseen circumstances, the retreat originally planned for May 27-29, 2022 has been deferred to September 23 - 25.  The location at Centre de l'Amour, 220, route 21, Plantagenet, and retreat details remain in place, although registration is not yet open.  Cost: $180.  Info:

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

ST. ISIDORE PARISH RCIA PROGRAM VIA ZOOM:  Offering My Catholic Life! to anyone in the diocese who is interested in attending.  Meetings, beginning October 5, Wednesdays, 7:00 pm via Zoom.  Info:

WORLD YOUTH DAY 2023:  The 37th World Youth Day will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, July 27 to August 7, 2023.  Register by completing the form.

Updated by James Colynuck dated August 2, 2022