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
That all workers may receive
respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive
the opportunity to contribute to the common good.
PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS: That
men and women will be open to the voice of the Lord, asking the Holy Spirit
and our Blessed Mother to help them recognize and answer His call to serve
Him as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life, we pray to the Lord.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTION AND
ENROLLMENT IN THE BROWN SCAPLULAR: Enrollment
will take place during the 9:00 a.m. Mass,
Sat., Oct. 7, Queen of the Most
Holy Rosary Parish, 20 Grant St. Rosary begins at 8:40 a.m. and consecration
to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Info: Bernie (613-828-3636).
ROSARY PRAYER GROUP: Prayer Teams
will be here to serve you on the following Sundays. October
22nd, November 19th and December 17th. You are most welcome to come and
receive prayer for your personal needs.
PRAYER MINISTRY: Prayer
teams will be here to serve you on
October 22nd and November 19th. You are most welcome to come and receive
prayer for your personal needs.
THANKSGIVING FOOD BLITZ:
Please leave non-perishable food donations in front of altar. Items
can be left during the week.
CAPITAL BUILDING FUND DONATION CHALLENGE!
Our Capital Building Fund campaign has begun! The purpose is to undertake
badly needed repairs (paint, brick repairs, etc.) and for improvements like
our Chairlift and proposed new wheelchair ramp. The brick Rectory
(1905), the office (1870’s) and the Church (built in the 1920’s and opened
as a church in 1947) need repairs. 100% of donations go to this fund!
All donations, big or small, are gratefully accepted. Envelopes are
available at the back of the church.
HOLY ROSARY BOOK EXCHANGE: Only God knows
the good that can come about by reading one good Catholic book. - -St. John
Bosco. Lots of interesting books! Come browse and take books home to
read. You may keep them, return them or pass them on.
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.
CLEANER: Saint Patrick
Basilica Parish is seeking a part-time cleaner (8-12 hours per week) to
clean the residential areas of the rectory. Interested persons are
asked to send a brief description of their work experience and contact info
to the Parish Office at
clear Canadian Criminal Records Check, or the ability to obtain one, is a
Diocesan and Community Events
GRACEFULLY WELLNESS FAIR:
Community specialists in aging, health, wellness and person-centered care.
Keynote speakers, service providers, workshops & exhibitors. Fairmont
Château Laurier, Oct. 18, 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Cost: $40. Sponsored by
Bruyère Continuing Care. Info:
The Aging Gracefully Wellness Fair is opened to the aging community, their
caregivers/care partners, clinicians, health care service providers,
students and the general public.
ANNUAL ARCHBISHOP’S CHARITY
A fundraising event in support of families.
At the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre on Wed., Oct. 18.
The Archbishop has chosen four beneficiaries this year: Serenity Renewal
for Families, Patro D’Ottawa, House of Hope and Healing and Centre des
Services à la Famille. Poster
Info: Development Office (613-738-5025, ext. 202) or (email@example.com).
8TH ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO ST-JOSEPH’S
Special stop at the
Shrine of St. Kateri Tekakwitha in Kahnawake Québec.
From the Dioceses of Ottawa, Gatineau, Pembroke, Mont Laurier,
Alexandria/Cornwall and Kingston.
Sun., Oct. 18. Mass at the Oratory in Basilica at 11:00 a.m.
with Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal. Info: Mike Budge
THEOLOGY ON TAP - Fatima 100 Years
Later: At Malone’s Grill, 1001 Queen Elizabeth
Dr., Thurs., Oct. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Bishop Christian Riesbeck, Auxiliary Bishop of Ottawa, will speak on
Our Lady of Fatima and Marian Consecration. Movies on Our Lady of Fatima
will be shown before and after the event. Info: (www.facebook.com/events).
PILGRIMAGE TO PORTUGAL & SPAIN:
With Fr. Michael Scherrey, CC. Oct. 18-30,
2017. Price $3499/person.
Info: Laurie (613-732-5739); (firstname.lastname@example.org).
THEOLOGY ON TAP:
Fatima 100 Years Later:
Bishop Christian Riesbeck CC, Auxiliary Bishop of Ottawa, will speak on Our
Lady of Fatima and Marian Consecration. At
Malone’s Grill, 1001 Queen Elizabeth Dr.,
Thurs., Oct. 19, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Movies on Our Lady of Fatima shown before and after the event. Info:
VIGIL OF EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:
Saint Patrick Basilica (downstairs).
Fri., Oct. 20, 8:00 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. Rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy
3:00 a.m. Info: Naomi
MARRIAGE PREPARATION AT HOLY SPIRIT,
The weekend of
Oct. 20 – 21, 2017. Registrations to the parish office
Concert Fundraiser at St. Philip Parish, Richmond.
An evening of family entertainment featuring 'Gracenote' plus guest fiddler
Peter Dawson.Light refreshments. Proceeds to ‘Front Entrance Canopy
project’. St. Philip Parish Hall, 127 Burke St., Richmond,
Sat., Oct. 21, 7pm. $15/person in
ST. MAURICE CHURCH BAZAAR:
White Elephant items, jewellery, and Home Décor. Treasures to be
had! Sat., Oct. 21, 12:00 noon –
4:00 pm. Contact Pam Swords
for any queries.
OCTOBER MASS TO PRAY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PRO-LIFE CENTRE IN OTTAWA:
St. Augustine Parish, 1060 Baseline Rd.
Sat., Oct. 21, 9:00 am.
Sponsored/hosted by Pro-life Doctors.
or 613-831-2515. Reception after
E-WASTE COLLECTION: Make sure that your
old, used and unwanted electronics stay out of landfill so that we protect
our Sacred Earth. Bring your E-Waste to Immaculata High School, 140 Main
St., Sat., Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00
CONCERT FUNRAISER AT ST.
PHILIP PARISH, RICHMOND:
An evening of family entertainment featuring 'Gracenote' plus guest fiddler
Peter Dawson. Proceeds to ‘Front Entrance Canopy project’. Philip Parish
Hall, 127 Burke St., Richmond, Sat., Oct. 21, 7:00 pm.
Peter Moore (613-762-5060);
National Conference of the Catchesis of the Good Shepherd Association of
Keynote speaker: Michael Dopp. Spiritual director: Fr. Pierre Champoux.
Sessions with CGS catechists from across the country. Mass with Archbishop
Prendergast Sunday morning. Notre Dame de la Providence Retreat Centre,
Orleans, Fri., Oct. 20, 7:00 pm –
Sun., Oct. 22, 2:00 pm. $150 conference & meals only; $300 with
accommodations. All are welcome.
Info: Dale Balkovec
Breakfast at St. John the Apostle Parish.
parishioners, families and friends are invited.
In the Parish hall, Sun., Oct. 22 following 8:00 & 10:30 am Masses.
Pancakes, bacon and eggs prepared by the Knights of Columbus Council
10470 of St. John the Apostle Parish, 2340 Baseline Rd.
Goodwill donation appreciated.
OK CLEAN WATER PROJECT ANNUAL BRUNCH: At the Centurion Conference and Event
Centre, 170 Colonnade Rd.,
Oct. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Silent auction; raffle. Advance
tickets: $45 adults; $20 students; 613-737-3681 or
Support the life-giving gift of clean water for more people in Kumbo,
JOURNEY THROUGH THE
HOLY LAND, ISRAEL, IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS & MARY:
Led by Fr. John Likozar, CC., Oct. 22 –
Nov. 2. Total cost/person,
sharing rooms, from Ottawa or Toronto: $3875.
Optional 4 day extension to Eilat, Jordan. Info: Fr. John
Miki Friendly (email@example.com);
PAINT NIGHT PARTY:
At St. Patrick's Home, 2865 Riverside
Drive. Step-by-step instructions for creating your own masterpiece; enjoy
snacks and socialize. Proceeds to arts & crafts programs for residents.
26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $45/ticket (includes all supplies).
Tickets online or call the Foundation
office (613-731-4660 x350).
The film Risen follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told
through the eyes of a non-believer. St. Margaret Mary Church, 7 Fairbairn
St., Fri., Oct. 27, 7pm. Sponsored/hosted by St. Margaret Mary Parish
in partnership with Friends of Madonna House. Info:
or 613-730-5265. Free will
offering for movie quality refreshments.
OF WORSHIP AND MINISTRY:
Galen Bank, CC. Theme:
The Lord is our Refuge.
Prayer teams will be available.
Reception to follow.
St. Mary Parish, 100 Young St., Oct. 27, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Free. Info:
613-728-9811, ext. 720. Event
occurs on the fourth Friday of the month.
St. Joseph Parish
MarRiage Preparation Weekend:
For engaged couples. 174 Wilbrod (Church) &
151 Laurier Ave. E. (Parish Office).
Oct. 28 & 29, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00
under Sacraments/Marriage. Info:
613-233-4095 x 235;
Limited space available. Cost $150.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS OF NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL MONTHLY BREAKFAST:
After all Sunday Masses
on Oct. 29. In co-operation with
the Syrian refugee committee , a choice of snacks, salads and sandwiches, or
the K of C Breakfast will be offered.
Profits will be divided - 50% Syrian Refugee committee -30% Cathedral
fund,- 20% Coats for Kids Fund.
OF HEALING AT HOLY NAME OF MARY , ALMONTE:
of Healing and Sacrament of the Sick on Wed., Nov. 1, 7:30
p.m. at Holy Name of Mary Church in Almonte. The celebrant will be Father
Francis Donnelly. Info: Parish Office (613-256-1034).
Pro-Life Conference 2017 in Ottawa:
Life Canada and Action Life Ottawa
are co-hosting the National Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa on Nov. 3-4,
2017. Early bird deadline: Oct. 2.
for senior high and up on Fri., Nov. 3.
613-798-4494. Limited student/religious sponsorships available.
HEALING A BROKEN RELATIONSHIP WITH CHRIST:
2 day retreat given by Fr. Michael Wright
will help to renew our relationship with Christ. Accommodation, meals, and
spiritual direction are offered as part of this retreat. Begins on Friday
evening; ends Sunday morning. Space is limited.
Connemara Bed and Breakfast,
Peggy Kelly (firstname.lastname@example.org);
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE:
For engaged couples planning to be married in the Catholic Church. Our Lady
of Fatima Parish, Sat., Nov 4, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm $100/couple. Info:
2nd course: Jan. 27, 2018.
MILITARY ORDINARIATE CATHOLIC WOMEN'S LEAGUE - Meet and Greet:
In the chapel annex at Our Lady of the
Airways Chapel, 337 Breadner Blvd, Gloucester,
Nov. 5, 12:30 p.m.
Women 16 years and older are welcome.
A RACHEL'S VINYARD RETREAT:
A safe place for women & men hurting after abortion, to find healing in
God's love. The next retreat is Nov.10-12, 2017. Contact Terry
or Lynda for details: 613-806-5522 or
soon as space is limited. Info:
Washington, DC and Lancaster, PA:
With Msgr. Joseph Muldoon, Holy Spirit
Saint John Paul II National Shrine and more.
Miracle Of Christmas Theater Production,
Nov. 16, 2017.
Sponsored by Knights of Columbus District 66.
Info: David Hnatiw
Double occupancy $790/person.
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE:
St. Theresa Parish, parish hall, Fri., Nov. 17 and all day Sat.,
Nov. 18. Cost: $100 per couple (includes lunch on Saturday).
Info & registration: 613-235-5119;
DIVINE MERCY PILGRIMAGE & THE
BLACK MODONNA: Join Fr. Daryl Kennedy on 9 day
pilgrimage to Poland, May 24 - June 1, 2018. Visit places related to the
Polish Saints: John Paul II, Faustina Kowaska and Maximilian Kolbe. The
Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Krakow and the Black Madonna at Jasna Gore
Monastery. Info: David (email@example.com).
Updated by James Colynuck dated October 17, 2017