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  • scavi session - january 26

  • Prayer intention of the holy father - january


    Religious Minorities in Asia

    That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practise their faith in full freedom.

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    Christmas Sale!

    All remaining Christmas merchandise, including Nativity sets, ornaments, and kitchenware are all available at 30% off or more!

    January is the month devoted to the Holy Name of Jesus. We have a wide range of books and resources to help draw you into a deeper relationship with the Lord through this powerful devotion.

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  • parish news

    Parish Bulletin 
    for Sunday January 21
    - Third Sunday of Ordinary Time 
    click here

    Refugee Committee Update

    On December 15th, Hisham, his wife Nour and their baby Anna arrived in Canada! (See their photo on the Committee page - click here). Since their arrival, Ottawa has gone through some of the coldest weather in recent memory; as a result, they struggled with a bout of illness almost immediately after their arrival. Nevertheless, Anna is in good health and Hisham and Nour are thriving. Our second family, Alaa and Manal, have recently received word that their application is approved and completed, all that remains is to process their departure from Lebanon and they will be joining us in the near future.

    Spaghetti Dinner - Saturday Feb 3

    The Venerable Rev. Michael McGivney-Honoris is hosting a parish spaghetti dinner on Saturday, February 3rd at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the back of the Church after the Saturday 4:30 p.m. Mass and Sunday morning Masses.

    The Bible and the Sacraments

    Journey through Scripture with us. Know why we are Catholic and join with us, starting each Wednesday, January 17th thru April 4th from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Scavi). For more information, call Jim Cairney at 613-229-9484 or e-mail at j-l-cair53@sympatico.ca

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults​ (RCIA)

    Invitation to take part in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults​ (RCIA): ​ Adults interested in receiving the Catholic ​sacraments of initiation​ ​--​ ​Baptism and/or ​C​onfirmation and ​H​oly ​Communion​ ​—​ ​are invited to contact the Rector, Fr. Kevin, or the Associate Rector, Fr. Steve, to inquire about the Rite of Initiation of Adults. ​Contact can be made by calling the Parish Office - 613 233-1125, or by email at info@basilica.ca.

  • message from the rector

    January 14, 2018

    Dear Parishioners & Friends of Saint Patrick’s,

    At our meeting in the coming week, the Parish Pastoral Council will continue its discussion with respect to the Parish Mission Statement, a draft of which was submitted in brochure form to parishioners before Christmas.  Copies of the Statement remain available...

    As you will be able to note by the presence of scaffolding on the north side (Gloucester) of the church, the plaster restoration project has begun.  The estimate of the work is $105,000 plus GST, on the basis that there are no unforeseen problems – such as repair to the fine artwork...

    Last Tuesday, we began Ordinary Time for this liturgical year.  During Ordinary Time, the Church celebrates the fullness of the mystery of the Lord Jesus Christ.  On the first day of the week, the Lord’s Day being Sunday, God assembles his beloved people to hear the Word, ...

    Next Thursday January 18, we begin the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.  This universal week of prayer encourages Christians of all denominations to meet, to participate in liturgies ...

    Fr. Kevin
    ... click here to read the complete Message.

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