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    Parish Bulletin - Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 23
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    Life In Christ Seminar

    As part of the Basilica’s participation in the re-evangelization within the diocese, there will be a Life in Christ Seminar (LCS) held on October 13 (Saturday) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Scavi. There is no cost to participants.  To register, sign-up sheets are available at the entrance foyer (back of the church) at the Sunday Masses starting September 23, 2018.

    Life Chain - Sunday, September 30

    One hour of peaceful, prayerful witness against abortion.  We will meet at the corner of Nepean and Bank Streets from 2 to 3 p.m.  Signs will be provided

    40 Days For Life Campaign

    You are invited to participate in this important Pro-Life campaign of prayer, fasting and peaceful vigil.  Saint Patrick’s has selected Sunday, November 4th, as our “parish day” at Queen and Bank Streets (outside the Bubble Zone).  Sign-up sheets are available at the church entrances.  Further information is available on the church notice boards or contact Wanda Hartlin (613-299-2515), Ambrose/Edna Atkins (613-733-2022) or Andree O’Donnell (613-601-1796).

    Olde-Tyme Christmas Market                    

    Our Knights of Columbus Council is planning an “Olde-Tyme Christmas Market” from Friday to Sunday, November 16-18, 2018.  Donors, vendors and volunteers required: volunteer crafters, bakers, cooks and restaurateurs; Chili Crockpot chefs for our Friday night “Chili Cook-off” competition; Cake, pie, and pastry chefs for our Saturday “Bake-off” competitions; Christmas crafters/vendors; Volunteer event staff to help setup, serve, sell and cleanup; Donations of good raffle prizes and silent auction items. If you wish to be a part of this fun weekend please send an email to Basilica.Market@gmail.com, or leave your name and number at our parish office or call 613-744-7764 and leave a message.

    Parish Office Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteers required for the Parish Office. We have openings during the week: mornings 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and afternoons 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Duties include office reception of visitors, recording Mass intention requests, answering telephone calls, light data entry (if able, but not a requirement). As per Diocesan regulations, a Canadian Criminal Records Check is required, which is at no cost for volunteers. Please contact Irene Kibel, Parish Secretary at 613-233-1125, ext. 519 or info@basilica.ca for further information.

    Part-time Employment – Sunday Caretaker

    The Parish is looking for a part-time caretaker to work Sundays, 6:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  Other shifts may be available occasionally on Saturdays and on statutory holidays.  The work includes opening and closing the church; assuring the cleanliness of the building (including all washrooms); arranging room setups as required; clearing sidewalk and steps of snow and ice, salting as required; providing a safe and secure environment for parishioners and visitors.  Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have – or be able to obtain – a clear Canadian Criminal Records check.  Interested candidates are asked to send their resume to the parish office by email to info@basilica.ca, or by fax to 613-234-8667.  No phone calls, please.  We thank all those who apply for the position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    "The Bible Timeline" with Jeff Cavins

    A uniquely Catholic Bible study covering the entire Bible, starting this fall. A 24-week study – in 2 parts – includes: DVD lectures, facilitated small-group discussions, a study set + session(s) with the Rector! Cost: $50 (parts 1&2). Enrollment is limited to 10 persons. Saint Patrick's Scavi on Thursdays, September 27 – December 13, 2018 (part 1) & January 17 – April 11, 2019 (part 2) | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Info. and registration: Lyn Fong stjerome.biblestudy@gmail.com

    Armour of God

    Have you ever wondered how our Faith should affect current events? The first meeting is this coming Wednesday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the Scavi. To view the poster click here.

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

    Adults interested in receiving the Catholic rites of initiation--baptism and/or Confirmation and Holy Communion—are invited to contact the Rector, Fr. Kevin, or the Associate Rector, Fr. Stephen. For information - please click here

    Divine Mercy Cenacle

    Meetings continue to be held at Saint Patrick's in the Scavi Conference Room on Wednesdays from 1:15-2:30 p.m.  Activities include the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, assigned readings from St Faustina's Diary, Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Contact M Wilson at mimiwilson613@gmail.com for more info. Manuals ($15) available online.

    Adult Faith Formation

    If you are considering becoming a better Catholic or are interested in exploring the Faith more fully with others, we have a series of presentations on the Catholic Faith each Monday night at 7 p.m. in the Scavi/lower level of Saint Patrick's. For more information please call Harry R. at: 613-730-5256; h1g2r3@yahoo.ca or the Rectory: 613-233-1126.  For information - please click here

    Come Sing With Us! 

    Come Sing With Us! Saint Patrick's Basilica's Music Ministry is in need of new singers to join us for the fall term:  Youth and Children's Choir: 9:30 a.m. Mass;  Basilica Choir: 11:00 a.m. Mass, and Adoremus Choir: 12:15 p.m. Mass.

  • message from the rector

    September 23, 2018

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    The following parishioners were elected by our community to serve a three-year term on our Parish Pastoral Council: Alex Ayala, Phil Beauchamp and Christine Mathew.  May the Lord bless them in their service to our community of faith, as they discern with the other members of Council our pastoral priorities and plans ...  

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