First Saturday of
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 AUGUST:
That any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect
the family as one of the treasures of humanity.
DEACON MATHEW WILL BE AWAY:
Dn. Mathew will be away from July 1st to Oct 1st on a trip of a
lifetime. During this period he will be visiting the Holy Land, taking
a course and volunteering.
will miss him and ask everyone to keep him in your prayers. We look
forward to hearing about his trip
RECTORY HOUSE RENTAL AVAILABLE: After
four years, the NET team will be moving to Orleans to be closer to their
office and parish assignments. We thank them and wish them many blessings in
their work! As a result, the parish rectory house will be available for rent
at the end of the summer. Any interested organization can contact the
parish office or Father Rick for more information.
PRAYER MINISTRY: There will be no prayer teams during the
COMING PARISH EVENTS:
During the summer so
please always check for posters during the summer in the hall entrance.
PLEASE REMEMBER THE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FOR
SPECIAL OCCASIONS: Thinking of a special gift? You
can ask a family member for a gift to the Capital Campaign in your name.
Or maybe you would like to give a donation for someone or as a remembrance
of someone special? 100% of all donations go to Holy Rosary.
Please pick up Capital Campaign envelopes at the back of the church.
BEHIND THE CLOTHING DONATIONS:
Your clothing donations over the past winter have helped many individuals.
We provided free clothing through our Parish Outreach luncheons and also to
Circle of Friends, St. Joe’s Shelter and Dress for Success which supplies
professional clothing to women returning to the workforce.
We thank you for your donations. We do not need any more clothing at
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
MILK BAGS, EYE GLASSES AND POP TABS:
Start saving! We will be collecting used eyeglasses, and clean outer milk
bags (the printed bags holding the three individual milk bags) and pop tabs.
The milk bags will be woven into mattresses destined for the needy in 22
countries. You can place any of these items in the Food Bank basket in the
entrance hall. Help the less fortunate and our environment through
Ever wonder what this is on the back table of the church? Those used
stamps are collected for drop off at St Patrick's Basilica by a parishioner.
Imagine - Thousands of used stamps from across the city are sorted across
many CWL dining room tables and shipped to the Redemptorists Order.
One used stamp feeds one hungry child for one day. PS: Keep a little
baggie or envelope in your Sunday Envelope box and keep adding to it.
Ask your family members and neighbours to save them for you. Bring us
HOLY ROSARY BOOK EXCHANGE: Fill our minds
with "whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is
pure " - Phil. 4:8. Lots of interesting books! Come browse and
take books home to read. You may keep them, return them or pass them
PARKDALE FOOD CENTRE - YOUR
LOCAL FOOD BANK:
make a difference in the lives of low-income families, seniors and
individuals threatened by hunger by donating non-perishable items. Donations can be left
at the front entrance of the
Church. Donated items will be delivered to the
Parkdale Food Centre.
JOIN THE CHILDREN'S CHOIR AT NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL:
Your commitment includes Wednesday rehearsals, 6:00 - 7:30 pm and two Sunday
Masses per month at 9:00 am (you don’t need to give up your parish). We
welcome children from primary grades to high school. No experience needed,
no charge, no audition, and free parking. Qualifies as volunteer hours for
teens. The conductor can be reached directly at
HOPE CEMETERY COUNSELLOR: Hope Cemetery is
seeking a Counsellor to families. This is a full-time, permanent position. A
copy of the job description can be found on the Archdiocese of Ottawa web
https://www.catholicottawa.ca/employment-opportunities. Please send your
C.V. along with three professional references to Ms. Julie Marcil, Director
of Cemeteries, by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls. We thank all applicants
for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will
Diocesan and Community Events
NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL TOURS:
Free guided tours of the Cathedral during the summer months. The schedule of
guided tours can be found at
email@example.com or 613-241-7496.
SEVEN DAY DIRECTED RETREAT:
At Galilee Centre, 398 John St., Arnprior,
August 25-31, 2018.
Facilitated by Fr. Roy Boucher OMI, Fr. Richard Kelly OMI and Sr.
Lucille Germain CSJ. Receive
individual spiritual direction in an atmosphere of silence and prayer.
Cost: $690 (some limited bursaries are available).
Info: 613-623-4242 or
PILGRIMAGE TO RUSSIA:
With Fr. Michael Scherrey, Companions of the Cross. Sept 6-17, 2018.
12 days/10 nights. Price includes all
fares, fees, tips, stipends, taxes, & meals except lunches& Russian Visa.
$4579 per person (double occupancy) Toronto departure.
For information contact Laurie Courchesne-Dooley (613-732-5739)
COMMEMORATING THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED IN
THE ARCHDIOCESAN NOTRE DAME CEMETERY:
Sun., Sep. 9, 2:30 p.m.
celebrated by Archbishop Prendergast. Info:
Notre-Dame (613) 746-4175; Hope (613) 822-1212.
LADY OF THE VISITATION PARISH CEMETARY MASS:
Sun., Sept. 9th, 2:00 p.m.
by the back crucix. You can drive to the back and bring a chair. Reception
Colleen Nottell, 613-822-8270.
MASS OF QUESTIONS/THE EUCHARSTIC CELEBRATION:
Join Pierre LaViolette, part-time lecturer at
Saint Paul University, in an exploration of biblical, historical, liturgical
and practical issues related to the Mass. Holy
Canadian Martyrs Church, 100 Main St.,
Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., starting Sept. 13. Cost:
$80 with proceeds going to charity. Info:
STUDY - "THE BIBLE TIMELINE" WITH JEFF CAVINS:
Sister†Hood & St. John the Apostle Church
invite all men & women to register for an in-depth Bible Study starting this
fall. 24 week study (split in 2 parts) includes facilitated DVD Lectures,
Student Workbooks. Cost: $50. St. John the Apostle Church, 2340 Baseline Rd.,
Thursdays, Sept. 13-Nov. 29/18 & Jan. 10-Apr. 4/19, 7-9 p.m. Info
PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND & LITHUANIA "IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ST. FAUSTINA":
Join Fr. Waldemar Podlasz SDS of Divine
Infant parish on a 14 day tour. Beginning in Vilnius, continue travelling
through Warsaw and Krakow with stops throughout.
Sept 16 - 29.
Travel arrangements by International
Heritage Tours. Info:
PILGRIMAGE TO ITALY AND MEDJUGORJE 2018:
Spiritual Pilgrimage to
celebrate 100th Anniversary of the Visible Stigmata of Saint Pio
of Pietrelcina and 50th Anniversary of his Death.
Sept. 18 - Oct. 3.
Explore Rome, San Giovanni Rotonto, Monte Gargano, Lanciano, Manopello,
Loreto, Osimo and Medjugorje.
Per person: $4200 single/$4100
COMMEMORATING THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED IN
THE ARCHDIOCESAN HOPE CEMETERY:
Sun., Sep. 23, 2:30 p.m., celebrated by Archbishop Prendergast.
Info: Notre-Dame (613) 746-4175;
Hope (613) 822-1212.
PILGRIMAGE TOUR OF ROME & SOUTHERN ITALY:
Includes an audience with Pope
Francis, visits to the Papal Basilicas of Rome, Sistine Chapel, Shrine of
Padre Pio and St. Philomena. Escorted and led by Rev. Fr. Dominic Lim, OFM
Conv, pastor at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish.
Sept. 23 - Oct. 5, 2018.
$3,950/person (shared accommodation). Info:
Helene Makuch 416-619-4519 or (firstname.lastname@example.org).
THE WORD OF GOD IN THE SACRAMENTS OF THE CHURCH:
For those who prepare people to
celebrate Sacraments of Initiation.
St. Pius X Parish, 9 Waverly St., Brantford, ON.
Fri., Sept. 28, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. & Sat., Sept. 29, 9:00 a.m. -
3:00 p.m. Sponsored by
Christian Initiation Committee, Ontario Liturgical Conference. Cost: $60.
PILGRIMAGE TO CAP DE LA MADELEINE:
For persons with disabilities, seniors, and able-bodied Catholics who would
like to assist them, on Sep. 28-30,
2018. Info: Cheryl Clingaman, 613-728-5687.
ASSOCIATION OF LITURGICAL MUSICIANS OF CANADA:
On October 8th,
LAUDEM, the Association of Liturgical Musicians of Canada, will hold its
annual study day in Saint-François-d'Assise parish in Ottawa. This day
brings together singers, organists, conductors and clergy members interested
in liturgical music for a day of study, exchange and networking.
French/simultaneous translation to the English provided upon need.
St Isidore parish, co-led by Fr. Virgil Amirthakumar, Pastor and the Rev.
Dr. Stanford Lucyk, United Church of Canada cleric and veteran tour leader,
is sponsoring a study/pilgrimage tour to Israel Oct 11-22, 2018.
Cost: $3,595 plus $750 airline and airport taxes. Info:
PILGRIMAGE TO WASHINGTON DC:
5-days/4-nights. Departing Ottawa
October 18, 2018 from St. Maurice
Parish. Visiting Lancaster/Harrisburg, PA and Washington, DC. Cost: $990 per
person double occupancy.
Sponsored by La Pieta Prayer Group - St Maurice Parish.
ARCHBISHOP'S CHARITY DINNER:
The Archbishop’s Charity Dinner will be held this year on
Wed., Oct. 17. Please mark
your calendar and watch for further details.
PILGRIMAGE TO WASHINGTON, DC:
Miraculous Medal Shrine, Theater
Production "Jesus" —Sight & Sound Theaters.
Oct. 18 - 22.
Rates: $1350 /person single; $990 /person
YOUTH DAY 2019:
between the ages of 16-35 and would like to learn more about your faith
while on an international pilgrimage? Consider coming to World Youth Day
2019 with the Archdiocese of Ottawa. Panama, Jan 19
- 29, 2019.
Cost: approx. $3400. Info:
PILGRIMAGE OT MEXICO:
Travel and discover the historic and holy
sites of Mexico.
Feb. 27 – Mar. 5 2019.
With Rev. Fr. Podlasz, SDS of Divine Infant Parish. Info:
Travel arrangements by International Heritage Tours.
PILGRIMAGE TO VIETNAM:
May 15 to May 28, 2019. Discover the natural
beauty, culture, and faith of exotic Vietnam with Spiritual Director: Fr.
John Vandenakker. A country of 93 Million. Land of Martyrs, saints,
and shrines!Prices are per person (based on double occupancy) in Canadian
(CAD) or US (USD) CAD $4115 or USD $3215. Single Supplement (if
desired): CAD $930 or USD $726. More info;
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 -
Updated by James Colynuck dated August 18, 2018 †