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    NEW BOOK IN STOCK
    Anthony Esolen’s latest work, The Hundredfold: Songs for the Lord, is a tapestry of hymns, monologues and short lyrics knit together as one book-length poem in praise of Christ in all his startling humanity. Esolen puts on the mantle of such English craftsmen as Donne, Milton, and Hopkins in his first book of original contemplative poetry.
     
    October is the month devoted to the Holy Rosary. Visit the Shop today to deepen your devotion to this beloved and powerful prayer.

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  • CHOIRS & music resources

    SEEKING NEW MEMBERS!!! - Saint Patrick Basilica Choirs are welcoming new singers for the upcoming 2019-2020 year - please click here for information.

    Parishioners are encouraged to join with the choirs in singing the Ordinary of the Mass. Clicking on the links below will take you to online sound files that will assist in learning the music.

    Music for the 9:30 and 11:00 am Masses

    Mass of St. Francis  Buchholz (AH - Adoremus Hymnal)

    Music for the 12:15 pm Mass

    Missa de Angelis Mass VIII (AH - Adoremus Hymnal)

  • Prayer intention of the holy father - OCTOBER

    A Missionary "Spring" in the Church
    That the breath of the Holy Spirit engender a new missionary "spring" in the Church.

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  • 2019 federal Election



    The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has published a Guide to assist us in our decisions for the upcoming federal election. To view the Guide - please click here.

  • parish news  

    Parish Bulletin -Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 20 - please click here to view

    2019 Envelopes

    Those who wish envelopes for the first time in 2019 may take an unassigned box available in the baptistery. Please complete the initial envelope for the parish records and to ensure proper entry of donations.

    United Way Annual Campaign

    You can designate Saint Patrick Basilica Parish as your donation charity. Simply indicate your preference on the United Way donation form using charity # 128967353RR0005

    UVA'S FALL HARVEST HIGH TEA EVENT

    UVA TEAS CANADA is proud to present UVA'S FALL HARVEST HIGH TEA EVENT this Sunday, October 20, after the 12:15 p.m. Mass.  Please click here to view poster

    Coats for Kids Fundraiser

    The program of the Knights of Columbus provides warm coats for needy children in our community.  Last year the Parish helped purchase 130 warm Canadian-made coats! There will be a collection for tax deductible contributions next weekend October 26 and 27.

    Armour of God Discussion Group

    The next meeting is on Wednesday, October 30, at 7:00 p.m. in the Scavi. Parishioner Steve Winogron (broadcaster, journalist), will discuss "Catholics in a Media Hurricane" He looks at the assault of secular values in media on Christ's teachings. Please click here to view poster.  Please click here for the website

    All Souls Commemoration

    During the month of November, it has been the practice at the Basilica to receive offerings for the Holy Souls for the purposes of Masses. These are celebrated collectively each week during the year, and for the individuals indicated on the envelope in priests’ private Masses throughout the year. Envelopes will be located at the entrances and at the memorial desk near the Sacred Heart altar.

    40 Days for Life Campaign

    Saint Patrick’s Basilica prayer vigil day is Sunday November 3, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Sign-up sheets are available at th entrances to the church.

    Memorial Mass

    A Mass in Memory of the Deceased of the Knights of Columbus and Saint Patrick Basilica Parish in the past year will be held on Thursday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. If you wish to have a deceased family member remembered in this Mass, please contact the Parish Office.

    St. Andrew’s Day Ceilidh on Saturday, November 30

    Come support Knights of Columbus charities by an evening of music, dinner and dancing in honour of our original Patron, Saint Andrew. Tickets are available for $35 (children 12 and under free) at the Basilica Gift Shop (cash only) OR on-line at: https://standrew.brownpapertickets.co

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) - beginning in September

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

    Adult Faith Formation

    We have a series of presentations on the Catholic Faith each Monday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Scavi/lower level of Saint Patrick's. Info: Harry: 613-712-5256; h1g2r3@yahoo.ca;  Christine Mathew 613-769-5626 or the Rectory: 613-233-1125.

    Olde-Tyme Christmas Market

    Our Knights of Columbus Council is planning an “Olde-Tyme Christmas Market” from Friday to Sunday, November 15-17, 2019. Donors, vendors and volunteers required: volunteer crafters, bakers, cooks and restaurateurs; donations of 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. Please click here to see the poster.

    Parish Book Sale

    The annual Father French Lending Library book sale will take place on November 15, 16 and 17 in the Scavi as part of the Olde-Tyme Christmas Market.

    Contemplative Prayer

    You are invited to attend the Saint Patrick’s Christian Meditation group.  Please click here for more information

  • message from the rector

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

    October 20, 2019

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    This Sunday, October 20, is World Mission Sunday (Evangelization of the Peoples). Today’s collection is organized by the Pontifical Missions Society. Those who have parish envelopes will find an envelope for this collection in their box. For those who do not have parish envelopes, you are encouraged to make a second donation by using an offertory envelope in the pew and marking it “Mission Sunday”. In the spirit of Thanksgiving last weekend, parishioners were very generous in  ...

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