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  • parish news  

    Parish Bulletin - Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 18. This is a three-week bulletin - please click here to view 

    Mass Intentions for the weeks of August 18, August 25 and September 1    please click here to view

    On September 8, the regular weekly bulletin resumes. Item submission deadline (Tuesday Noon) for item inclusion: September 3

    Missionary Co-Op Appeal

    This weekend, August 17-18, as part of our participation in the diocesan Missionary Co-op Appeal, we welcome Fr. Benjamin Gnanapragasam, a member of the Tamilnadu (India) Discalced Carmelites. Please note that his community is not a registered Canadian charity; therefore, we will not be able to provide you with a tax receipt for any donation that you make. So that you may make a mission donation in addition to your parish support, Mission Appeal envelopes are available in the pews and at the entrances. You may return the envelopes in the collection this weekend or next weekend. Thank you for your usual generous response to this mission appeal.

    Part-time weekend employment (Sunday & Statutory Holidays) at Saint Patrick Basilica

    Saint Patrick's is looking to hire a part-time employee to assist our maintenance staff. Working under the supervision of the Property Superintendent, the employee will assist in duties related to the cleaning and maintenance (including snow-clearing of walks and steps) of the parish property and buildings, as well as being attentive to the safety of parishioners and visitors. The employee will be required to work Sundays and statutory holidays.  A clear Canadian Criminal Records check, or the ability to obtain same, is a requirement.  The position is available immediately. Interested persons are asked to express their interest by email to the Parish Office at info@basilica.ca

    Parish General Assembly Meeting of June 9, 2019 - please click here to view the minutes

    BBQ

    Reminder: Knights of Columbus annual Parish BBQ, this Sunday, August 18, north lawn, after the 12:15 p.m. Mass. To help support this activity, there will be a nominal cost

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults beginning in September

    Are you wondering if the Catholic Faith is for you? Are you interested in preparing for the Sacraments of Initiation? At Saint Patrick Basilica, we have a team in place to assist adults who desire to know Christ and to be initiated into the Catholic faith. 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

    Adult Faith Formation

    If you are considering becoming a better Catholic or are interested in exploring your Faith more fully with others, here is a place where you can belong.  We have a series of presentations on the Catholic Faith (what we believe, how we pray, how we live) each Monday night at 7:00 p.m. in the scavi/basement of St Patrick's. The introductory session begins on Tuesday, September 4. Come join us! For more information please call Harry: 613-712-5256; h1g2r3@yahoo.ca; Christine Mathew 613-769-5626 or the Rectory: 613-233-1126

    Vespers Workshop September 3 to November 1

    Learn how to pray the psalms in Latin and Gregorian chant - click here to view poster

    The St. Jerome Study Group

    Scripture and the Tradition of the Catholic Church provide an abundance of wisdom, though it can often be challenging to apply to our lives. The St. Jerome Study Group will begin an 8-week study of Wisdom: God's Vision for Life, Tuesdays in the Scavi, September 24 - November 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $30 for study journal.  For nformation and registration, contact Lyn Fong at: stjeromestudygroup@gmail.com 

    Lansdowne Rosary Bowl on Thursday, August 22

    Feast Day of the Queenship of Mary, pilgrims will gather at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa (now TD Place) — the very spot where Canada was consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the historic 1947 Marian Congress! The Holy Rosary will be led by the Queenship of Mary Community, Academia Stella Maris & the Corpus Christi Catholic School Rosary Club! Info: Dennis or Angelina 1-888-501-1083 or www.RosaryBowl.com August 22nd Event

    Live Christ Share Christ Mission (LCSC)

    The Live Christ Share Christ Mission (LCSC) will be holding a Life in Christ Seminar (LCS) at Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church at 320 Olmstead St, Vanier, on August 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited. For those of you who have attended the seminar here at Saint Patrick’s Basilica, you are free to relive the experience and share the spiritual nourishment with the newcomers. Please click here for contact and additional information

    Advance Notice - Christmas Market 2019

    Saint Patrick’s Basilica is once again planning a three-day “Ole-Tyme Christmas Market” this year on Friday, November 15, Saturday, November 16, and Sunday, November 17. Details to follow.

    Refugee Committee update - please click here to view.

    Parishioner Registration Form

    If you wish to become a registered parishioner at Saint Patrick Basilica, kindly complete a Parishioner Registration Form. Hard copies are also available at the church entrances. Please click here to view form

    Formed.org

    Are you looking for resources to deepen your faith during Lent? Then look no further than Formed.org. This website has a vast array of ebooks, bible studies, audio books, documentaries and so much more.  Log in using our parish code 4H6MNK.

    Christian Meditation

    Join us for our Wednesday evening meditation at Saint Patrick’s Basilica.  Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Jack Murta at jack@murtamail.ca or call 613-314-7628
    For information - please click here

  • message from the rector

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

    August 18, 2019

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    The Steering Committee for the selection process for new members of our Parish Pastoral Council met in July. It was confirmed that the weekend of September 14/15 will be the time when we will have our nominating process. The plan is to have nomination forms available in the bulletin of September 8th which can be returned in the week following, or on the weekend of September 14/15. We will need to fill four vacancies due to the end of term of two members and ...
     
    Fr Kevin
    ... click here to read the complete Message.