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    /slideshows/homeMedium/Ascension_StP1A%2018i-final.jpg 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 24
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    Employment Opportunity - Assistant Manager Book & Gift Shop

    Saint Patrick Basilica Parish is seeking an experienced Assistant Manager for its Book & Gift Shop.  The position is a full-time permanent position offering a competitive salary and benefits. The Assistant Manager reports to the Manager and works collaboratively with other parish employees. For the job description, click here. Interested candidates should send their application by email to info@basilica.ca. No phone calls please.


    Heroes & Heretics of the Reformation by Phillip Campbell tells the tale of a time of destruction and rebuilding. Learn how the heroes and heretics of the tumultuous sixteenth century shook the world, for better or for worse.
    September is the month devoted to the Sorrowful Mother. Visit the shop today for our selection of books and other items to help meditate on our Mother’s example of redemptive suffering.

    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.

    Register for our E-newsletter! Like us on Facebook! Visit us online!

    Website: www.stpgiftsandbooks.ca
    Phone: (613) 235-7963
    E-mail: info@stpgiftsandbook.ca
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    For Parishes at the Service of the Mission

    This month’s intention is for parishes at the service of the mission: "That they not be simple offices, but that animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen."

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    Parish Bulletin 
    for Sunday September 24 
    - Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 
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    Divine Mercy Cenacle

    Divine Mercy Cenacle — formed a few years ago at St. Patrick's and open to new members.  We meet on Wednesdays in the Conference Room after the 12:15 p.m. Mass until 2:30-3:00 p.m.   After praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, we study St. Faustina's Diary, using a guide that relies on Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  Search jpIIdivinemercycentre.com.  Contact M. Wilson, facilitator, at mimiwilson613@gmail.com for more information.

    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, deepen your faith, and become all that God has planned for you!  Please call Harry at 613-730-5256 or contact the Parish Office. The program is held Mondays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Further details are available on the bulletin boards,

    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.

    That Man is You!  

    The Knights of Columbus at Saint Patrick's Basilica will be running this acclaimed program for Catholic men beginning on Saturday, September 16th.  The program begins at 8:15 a.m. with continental breakfast and ends by 9:45 a.m.  All men ages 18 and up are encouraged to attend.
    For more information see, http://paradisusdei.org/that-man-is-you/

    Spaghetti Dinner

    The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a spaghetti dinner Saturday, September 30, at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available after Masses, Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

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    September 24, 2017

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    In last Sunday’s elections for the Pastoral Council, parishioners chose Nathalie Watson and Mary Whalen to be their new representatives on the Council.  Our thanks to Nathalie and Mary who have agreed to serve our community.  We also thank the other candidates, all very qualified and generous, for having allowed their names to stand.  The Nominating Committee reports that there was a good turnout from parishioners, which is very encouraging for the ongoing work of our Council.  Personally, I wish to note the conscientious and effective work of the members of our Nominating Committee: Rebecca Chandler (Chair), Cathy Hickson and Michel Vachon.

    A number of parishioners in the last week or two have mentioned the absence of Kevin, our neighbour who was faithfully present at the Nepean Street ramp for the Sunday morning Masses.  Many of you have heard that he died recently.  In a brief conversation a few weeks ago, Kevin had shared with me that he had serious heart problems and was facing the possibility of surgery.  I am not aware of the circumstances of his death but he is already greatly missed by a number of parishioners. ... 

    Mindful that our Lord’s roots are with the Jewish people, and that some of our liturgical principles were formed by the celebrations of Judaism, I note ...  ... click here to read the complete Message.