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    Saint Patrick's is making our Sunday Vigil Mass (Saturday 4:30 pm) available by livestream. The Mass will be available as a video recording on Sunday morning.  The livestream and the recorded Mass are available on our YouTube Channel - click here. 

  • Contact Tracing - Masses

    By Public Health Order, the parish is obliged to have contact information for all those who attend Masses - Sunday and Weekday.

    For the online Sunday Mass form, click here.

    For the online Weeday Mass form, click here.

    Signup sheets are also available at the entrances to the Basilica.


    The Shop operates under a regular weekly schedule:
    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday and Friday:  Open 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 pm
    Saturday: Open 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday: Open 8:30 am to 2:00 p.m.

    The online webstore is accepting and fulfilling orders at https://www.stpgiftsandbooks.ca
    Phone: 613 235-7963
  • ARCHBISHOP's message

    To read the Archbishop's Message for Lent, please click here.

    To see the message from Archbishop Marcel Damphouse regarding COVID-19 vaccinations - please click here

  • Prayer intention of the holy father - MARCH

    Sacrament of Reconciliation
    Let us pray that we may experience the sacrament of reconciliation with renewed depth, to taste the infinite mercy of God.

  • News from the Vatican

  • Catholic News Service

  • PARISH bulletin

    Third Sunday of Lent - March 7 - Please click here to view bulletin

    If you wish to receive parish emails, including the Sunday Bulletin and homilies, please complete the online form by clicking here.

    March Time Change Reminder

    The return to Daylight Savings Time occurs next weekend, March 13/14. Please remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour.


    To view the Message from the Rector on the Sacrament of Confession - please click here 

    March 7, 2021

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    As our parish community has the grace of accompanying catechumens in our RCIA program, we will be celebrating the Scrutinies the next three Sundays of Lent. As a result, the Readings and Prayers will be taken for those Sundays celebrating the Scrutinies – Sunday Missal beginning at page 231. Please remember to pray for those who are preparing to celebrate the Sacraments of Initiation at the Easter Vigil.  With some days of leisure in recent days, I had the opportunity to admire ...

    Please click here to see the complete message

    A weekly Stations of the Cross, based on the text of St. Alphonsus Liguori, will take place in Saint Patrick's each Friday evening during Lent, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Contact tracing information is required.  Forms are available at the entrances. 

    Parish Feast Day - March 17

    Masses on Saint Patrick's Day will be at 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Volunteers Sought

    We require assistance in two areas:  1. To assist one Saturday per month (3-hour commitment) in the production requirements related to the livestreaming of our Saturday 4:30 Mass. Training will be provided.  2. To serve as Ushers for our Sunday Masses (30 minutes before Mass, during Mass and 20 minutes after Mass).  There are needs at all Masses, particularly for the 12:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Masses.  Please contact the Parish Secretary, Irene Kibel, by email at info@basilica.ca or by phone 613 233-1125 ext 519, or speak to Father Kevin or Father Steve before or after Mass.

    Lenten Initiative

    The Saint Patrick’s Knights of Columbus Council has initiated a prayer and almsgiving initiative. Please visit basilica.ca for details on how you may participate during Lent. 

    The Saint Vincent de Paul Society

    Despite the challenges of this past year, our parish volunteers have been able to continue home visits, delivering food and clothing vouchers to families in need.  With your prayers and financial help, we made a total of 276 visits, and a further 80 at Christmas.  If you are interested in volunteering with the St. Vincent de Paul, please contact Kelly Doyle at 613 325 0900.

    Seniors' Corner

    If you wish to participate, we would ask you to register with the parish.  To do so, please register on our parish web site -  click here - or by calling the Parish Office at 613 233-1125 (ext. 526).  For more information, please click here.

    By My Side - Separated & Divorced

    This diocesan recognized ministry will assist separated and divorced Catholics to reconnect and build on their faith. Both the women’s and men’s sessions begin on Saturday, March 27, 2021 and are offered virtually over Zoom. Further information and registration: www.bymyside.ca, or facebook.com/bymysideott, or contact Mary Jane Manley at (613) 294-1308.

    Catholic Resources - FORMED.org

    The new FORMED is better than ever with great new features such as new apps, offline playback and enhanced performance. Click here for more information.

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