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    Daniel C. Mattson’s book Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay: How I Reclaimed My Sexual Reality and Found Peace has arrived! With a foreword by Robert Cardinal Sarah, Mattson chronicles his journey to and from a gay identity, finding peace in his true identity, as a man, made in the image and likeness of God

    July is the month devoted to the Precious Blood of Jesus. Visit the shop today for our selection of books and other items to help understand how the shedding of his blood has made us clean.

    Our 2017 Summer Reading List has begun! Stop in today to see this year’s preliminary titles!

    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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    Phone: (613) 235-7963
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  • Prayer intention of the holy father - July

    Lapsed Christians

    That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life.

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  • parish news

    Parish Bulletin 
    for Sunday July 23 & 30
    - Sixteenth & Seventeenth Sundays in Ordinary Time
    click here

    For the Mass Intentions for the period July 23 to August 6 - click here

    Elections to the Parish Pastoral Council

    There will be a parish election for two members of the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) over the weekend of September 16-17.  All fully initiated Roman Catholics over the age of 16, registered in the parish, and not in open conflict with the basic precepts of the Church, are eligible to be candidates for the PPC.  No paid employee or member of an employee’s immediate family may be a candidate.
    Candidates must be nominated by another registered parishioner.  The nominator must submit the name of their candidate, confirmation that the candidate has accepted the nomination, contact information for both nominator and candidate, and a brief summary (50 words) on why the candidate would be a good choice for the PPC.  Please send your nomination to the parish office at info@basilica.ca.  If you cannot email, you may deliver or mail it to the parish office.  The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 18, at noon.  If you have any questions, please send them to the same email address or contact one of the members of the nominating committee (Msgr. Kevin Beach, Rebecca Chandler, Cathy Hickson, and Michel Vachon).

    Minutes - Parish Assembly

    The minutes from our June Parish Assembly can be accessed by clicking here.

    Choristers Sought!

    Come Sing With Us! Saint Patrick's Basilica's Music Ministry is in need of new singers to join us for the fall term. Basilica Choir: 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass (Adult singers) - Adoremus Choir: 12:15 p.m.  Sunday (Adult singers) - Youth and Children's Choir: 9:30 a.m. Mass. For more information contact Francesca Bailey at (613) 233-1126 x 561 or come up to the choir loft after 12:15 p.m. Mass on Sunday.

    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.

  • message from the rector

    July 23, 2017

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,
    The members of the Nominating Committee for the Pastoral Council elections have met and begun their work for the elections that will be held on the weekend of September 16 & 17.  With respect to submitting a nomination of a candidate, please see elsewhere in the bulletin for information.
    Thank you for your warm and generous welcome extended to Fr. Joseph Srambical, of the Vincentian Congregation, who preached at all Masses last weekend for the annual Missionary Co-op Appeal.  Envelopes for the appeal remain available at the entrances to the Basilica, should you wish to make 
    ... click here to read the complete Message.