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    Mass Intentions and Meditations on the Sunday Readings - Sunday, August 7 - click here

    Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time - July 24 - please click here for a copy of the bulletin

    Bulletin - Summer Schedule 2022
    Following this bulletin, there will be one additional summer bulletin on August 14. On September 4, the regular weekly bulletin resumes. 

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    The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) begins in September in our parish.  The RCIA is for adults wishing full communion with the Catholic Church through Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist.  If you or anyone you know is interested in Baptism, or if they are a baptized adult but have not yet been Confirmed, please contact:  frsteve@basilica.ca or 
    andree@basilica.ca for further information.

    Fall Retreat

    The Legion of Mary is sponsoring a silent retreat with Father Martin Farrell at Le Centre de l'Amour in Plantagenet (47 minutes drom downtown Ottawa) from Friday, September 16, 7:30 p.m. to Sunday, September 18, 2022, 1:00 p.m. Info: Angela Beimers at 613-829-0320.

    Synodal Process Report 2022

    The diocesan report for Ottawa-Cornwall being forwarded to the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is available by clicking here.

    The Pastoral Council Report to Parishioners on the Synodal Process 2022 - please click here to view.

    Seniors' Corner

    If you wish to join the current 32 registered individuals, please contact Andree O’Donnell (at the parish office: 613-233-1125 ext. 589, or andree@basilica.ca  For more information, please click here.


    July 24, 2022

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    This Sunday, July 24, Pope Francis is beginning his seven-day visit to Canada as a step of reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. In his Angelus address last Sunday in Saint Peter’s Square, the Holy Father spoke of his trip as a “penitential pilgrimage.”  Let us join our hope to his that this visit will contribute to the healing and reconciliation of our Church with Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit.  Coverage of the visit will be provided by our national networks as well as ...

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