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  • parish news

    Parish Bulletin - Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 16

    - please click here to view 

    Pastoral Council Elections - September 15 & 16

    All registered parishioners, and their children of at least 11 years of age, may vote for a maximum of three candidates.  Voting will take place in both the Baptistery and the Scavi on Saturday, September 15, from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and after the 4:30 p.m. Mass, and on Sunday, September 16, from 7:30 a.m. to after the 12:15 p.m. Mass, and, in the Baptistery only, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    For candidate profiles - please click here to view

    Parish Office Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteers required for the Parish Office. We have openings during the week: mornings 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and afternoons 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Duties include office reception of visitors, recording Mass intention requests, answering telephone calls, light data entry (if able, but not a requirement). As per Diocesan regulations, a Canadian Criminal Records Check is required, which is at no cost for volunteers. Please contact Irene Kibel, Parish Secretary at 613-233-1125, ext. 519 or info@basilica.ca for further information.

    Life Chain - Sunday, 30 September

    One hour (2-3 p.m.) of peaceful, prayerful witness against abortion.  Show your support by participating. We will meet at the corner of Nepean and Bank Streets from 2 to 3 p.m.  Signs will be provided.  For information, contact Ambrose Atkins 613-733-2022 or Andree O’Donnell 613-601-1796.

    "The Bible Timeline" with Jeff Cavins

    A uniquely Catholic Bible study covering the entire Bible, starting this fall. A 24-week study – in 2 parts – includes: DVD lectures, facilitated small-group discussions, a study set + session(s) with the Rector! Cost: $50 (parts 1&2). Enrollment is limited to 10 persons. Saint Patrick's Scavi on Thursdays, September 27 – December 13, 2018 (part 1) & January 17 – April 11, 2019 (part 2) | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Info. and registration: Lyn Fong stjerome.biblestudy@gmail.com

    Part-time Employment – Sunday Caretaker

    The Parish is looking for a part-time caretaker to work Sundays, 6:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  Other shifts may be available occasionally on Saturdays and on statutory holidays.  The work includes opening and closing the church; assuring the cleanliness of the building (including all washrooms); arranging room setups as required; clearing sidewalk and steps of snow and ice, salting as required; providing a safe and secure environment for parishioners and visitors.  Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have – or be able to obtain – a clear Canadian Criminal Records check.  Interested candidates are asked to send their resume to the parish office by email to info@basilica.ca, or by fax to 613-234-8667.  No phone calls, please.  We thank all those who apply for the position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Armour of God

    Have you ever wondered how our Faith should affect current events? The first meeting is on Wednesday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the Scavi. To view the poster click here.

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

    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.

    Divine Mercy Cenacle

    Meetings continue to be held at Saint Patrick's in the Scavi Conference Room on Wednesdays from 1:15-2:30 p.m.  Activities include the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, assigned readings from St Faustina's Diary, Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Contact M Wilson at mimiwilson613@gmail.com for more info. Manuals ($15) available online.

    Adult Faith Formation

    If you are considering becoming a better Catholic or are interested in exploring the Faith more fully with others, we have a series of presentations on the Catholic Faith each Monday night at 7 p.m. in the Scavi/lower level of Saint Patrick's. For more information please call Harry R. at: 613-730-5256; h1g2r3@yahoo.ca or the Rectory: 613-233-1126. 

    Come Sing With Us! 

    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) 233-1125 x 561 or come up to the choir loft after 12:15 p.m. Mass on Sunday.

    Mission Statement

    The brochure is available at the main entrances to the Basilica - please click here to view

    Parish General Assembly

    Minutes are now available on the Parish Council page

  • message from the rector

    September 16, 2018

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    This weekend as we proceed to the election of the three new members of the Parish Pastoral Council, I want to express the gratitude of all of us to the candidates who so generously offered to stand for election.  A number of people have noted the quality of our candidates, as well as their youthfulness.  I also want to note our gratitude to the members of the Nominating Committee who approached candidates and have organized the elections, including the logistics necessary for ... 

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