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    Saved: A Bible Study Guide for Catholics by Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., guides us through Catholic teaching on salvation, tackling tough topics like grace and free will, the sacraments and the necessity of good works.
    June is the month devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Stop by the shop today to see our selection of books and other items to help in your devotion to the Heart of the One who loves us.
    2017 is the Centennial of Our Lady of Fatima! There is a variety of products available until October to help spread the message of repentance.

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  • Prayer intention of the holy father - June

    National Leaders

    That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimizes so many innocent people.

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    Parish Bulletin 
    for Sunday June 25 
    - Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
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    For the Mass Intentions for the period June 25 to July 9 - click here

    Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

    The 79th anniversary of the continuous novena in Ottawa to Our Lady of Perpetual Help will be celebrated on Wednesday June 28 at the 4:30 p.m. mass.  There will be a pot luck reception afterwards in the Scavi and all are invited to come.

    Canada Day July 1 

    Canada Day July 1 falls on a Saturday this year.  We will have our usual Saturday morning Masses at 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.  At both Masses, we will include the re-consecration of Canada to the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary.  Please note: the Basilica will close at 9 a.m. on July 1, and will reopen at 3 p.m. for our usual Saturday confessions at 3:30 p.m., and for the Sunday Vigil Mass at 4:30 p.m.

    Photos - First Communion & Confirmation

    Photos of our young parishioners who received First Commuion and Confirmation are available on our Photo Album page (Photos courtesy of Poe Lau). 

    Please Note - Bulletin Summer Schedule

    We will publish a bulletin every two weeks during the summer:  June 25, July 9, July 23, August 6, August 20. On September 3, regular weekly bulletin resumes. Submission deadlines (Tuesdays) for item inclusion: June 20, July 4, July 18, August 1, August 15, August 29.

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    June 25, 2017

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,
    Our Youth Choir finished their participation at our liturgies last Sunday.  They will be taking a break for the summer, as will our other choirs in coming weeks.  As we did last year, there will be a “lighter musical program” at the Saturday 4:30 p.m. Mass, as well as at the Sunday 11 a.m. and at 12:15 p.m. Masses.  We are grateful to all of our choir members, and to our Choir Director Francesca Bailey, for the wonderful work that they have done in supporting our liturgies this past pastoral year.  We wish all a restful summer – particularly resting voices – and look forward to their return in September.
    Our Parish Pastoral Council met on Wednesday, June 14 and discussed the following items.  There was a brief review of the Parish Assembly which took place at the beginning of June, the minutes of which will be available in coming weeks.  It was reported that our parish Facebook page continues to be visited with a stable number of followers.  With respect to the Strategic Mission Plan, Bruce Wilson who is leading the discussion on this matter advised that Council members will be asked to provide their further and final comments ...

    - Fr. Kevin 
     ... click here to read the complete message ...

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