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    /slideshows/homeMedium/Ascension_StP1A%2018i-final.jpg 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 22
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    NEW BOOK IN STOCK

    A History of the Church in 100 Objects by Mike and Grace Aquilina tells the Christian story through the examination of 100 objects and places. Through each of them, Aquilina offers a memorable and rewarding look at the history of the Church.

    We are happy to announce that Kelly-Ann Keays was recently hired as the Assistant Manager.  Welcome and blessings in your work with us, Kelly-Ann!
     
    October is the month devoted to the Holy Rosary. Stop in today for a variety of resources on this  powerful prayer.

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  • Prayer intention of the holy father - october

    Workers and the Unemployed

    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.

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    Parish Bulletin 
    for Sunday October 22nd 
    - Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 
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    Public Conference: Preaching Christ in the Land of the Unexpected

    Public Conference: Preaching Christ in the Land of the Unexpected: Challenges for the Church in Melanesia: Wednesday, October 257:30 p.m. — Faculty of Theology, Dominican University College, 96 Empress Avenue. Presentation by Fr. Martin Wallace O.P., who assists us here at Saint Patrick’s.

    Confirmation 2018

    Confirmation classes will begin on Saturday, November 18 and continue until spring 2018. Parish classes are required for children to be confirmed. If you wish to have your child, who is at least 11 years old and in Grade 6, prepared to be confirmed in 2018, please contact the parish office at info@basilica.ca, or email confirmation.at.st.pats@gmail.com no later than November 15

    All Souls Envelopes

    November is the month of All Souls, that time when we remember to pray for our deceased relatives and friends.  Envelopes are now available on the tables, at all entrances to the Basilica. Completed envelopes will be placed near the Altar of Sacrifice and all those named will be remembered throughout the month of November.

    St Andrew’s Day Ceilidh Dinner & Dance

    Saturday, 25 November, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Come join the Knights of Columbus in celebrating Saint Andrew.  Early Bird tickets are $25 (before November 12) for adults, children under 12 years free.  Tickets will be available after Saturday and Sunday morning Masses in November at Kent St. main doors (cash only).  Also for sale at the Basilica Book & Gift shop (cash only) or on-line at: http://standrew.brownpapertickets.com

    40 Days For Life Campaign 

    Now until November 5th. You are invited to participate in this important campaign of prayer, fasting and peaceful vigil.  Saint Patrick’s has selected Sunday, October 22nd as our “parish day” at the abortion facility.  Sign up sheets are available at the church entrances.  For information on how you can participate in this life saving initiative, contact Edna/Ambrose Atkins 613-733-2022, Wanda Hartilin 613-299-2515 or Campaign Life Coalition 613-729-0379.

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    October 22, 2017

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    This Sunday is World Mission Sunday, an annual observance on the second last Sunday of October which was started by Pope Pius XI in 1926.  ...
    click here to read the complete Message.

    On Wednesday, October 11, our Parish Pastoral Council met.  With respect to ongoing matters, the Council discussed further the organization of a Ministry Fair to be held on the weekend of December 2 & 3.  A small committee was established to contact ministry coordinators for the ...

    On Saturday, October 14, we celebrated our sixteenth and last wedding of the current year.  I want to note the important ministry and service offered by our liturgy preparation and celebration team.  Joining Michel Vachon who leads the team are Carol Reaume, Kayla Hrkach and Nathalie Watson.  Couples have commented on numerous ...

    We continue to experience clergy shortages which obliges us to "double-up", at times, for confessions and Masses.  That is to say, a priest may be obliged ...
     
    - Fr. Kevin...  ... click here to read the complete Message.