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    Human Trafficking

    For a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, and of violence.

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    Parish Bulletin - Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - February 17 - please click here to view 

    2019 Envelopes

    Assigned 2019 envelopes are now available in the parish office. Those who wish envelopes for the first time in 2019 may take an unassigned box available in the baptistery. Please complete the initial envelope for the parish records and to ensure proper entry of donations.

    Pew Kneelers

    With the winter weather, we ask for your consideration and cooperation on a practical matter. Please be careful not to place your boots on the kneelers. This keeps them clean for the next parishioner, who will be kneeling at the same place, and demonstrates respect for the work of our custodians.

    Piano Available

    We have an upright piano in the Scavi which no longer serves the needs of the parish. It needs tuning and repair. If anyone is interested in taking the piano, and is prepared to move it, please contact the Parish Office at 613-233-1125, or by email at info@basilica.ca.

    Publication of Banns

    There is a promise of marriage between Martial Britto of our parish and A. Hilda Monisha. The marriage is to take place on April 29, 2019 in the parish of Our Lady of Rosary in Muthialpet, Puducherry, India. Anyone who has knowledge of any reason why this marriage should not take place is asked to communicate directly and confidentially with the Rector of Saint Patrick’s Basilica Parish, Ottawa. Third and last publication.

    Adult Faith Formation

    If you are interested in exploring the Faith more fully and deepening your understanding of what we believe, how we pray, and how we live, we have a series of presentations on the Catholic Faith each Monday night from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Scavi of Saint Patrick's. For more information please call Harry: 613-712-5256 or email h1g2r3@yahoo.ca For details - please click here

    Women of Grace 

    12-week Study Group has begun. Contact Mimi Wilson, facilitator, at mimiwilson613@gmail.com for information. All women are welcome. 

    Sacramental Preparation Classes

    Preparation classes for the sacraments of Holy Communion and Reconciliation have begun. For more information - please click here  

    Armour of God

    We seem to live in an age of never-ending challenges to our Catholic faith. We also encounter political polarization, not moral leadership. Have you ever wondered how our faith should affect current events? Join our Armour of God discussion group. We will examine what influential Catholic writers, academics, theologians, public figures and saints have to say about contemporary issues. The next meeting is on Wednesday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in the Scavi. Please click here to see poster
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    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Wednesdays, 7 pm

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    Christian Meditation - Wednesdays 8 pm

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  • message from the rector

    February 17, 2019

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    Please join me in thanking Dave Carbonette and his dedicated crew of volunteers – conspicuous among them were members of the Youth Choir – for organizing another successful parish spaghetti supper on Saturday, February 9. The event was, once again, well attended including the presence of new people. Stay tuned for the next supper scheduled for ...

    Fr Kevin
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