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  • parish news

    Parish Bulletin - Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 21 - please click here to view 

    Confirmation Classes at Saint Patrick's

    Confirmation classes will begin on Saturday, November 17, 2018, continuing until spring 2019 - final date to be set once the diocese sets the actual Confirmation date. Parish classes are required for children to be confirmed. If you wish to have your child, who is at least 11 years old and in Grade 6, prepared to be confirmed in 2019, please contact the parish office, or email by November 15, 2018
    confirmation.at.st.pats@gmail.com 

    Saint Vincent de Paul Society Volunteers

    As the need in our area continues to grow, we are looking for more volunteers to help with home visits for the coming winter season. Anyone who feels called to this ministry, please contact Kelly Doyle for more information at 613-325-0900. Thank you and God bless.

    St. Andrew's Day Ceilidh - November 24

    Come join the Knights of Columbus for an evening of music and fun. Info and ticket purchase, see: https://saintandrew.brownpapertickets.com/
    Also available at the Gift Shop (cash only)

    Catholic Christian Outreach Retreat Series

    Retreat master, Fr. Jacques Philippe. Tuesday, October 30th 7 p.m. Sacré-Coeur Parish (591 Cumberland St.) La Parole de Dieu dans Notre Vie: Lectio Divina (The Word of God in Our Life); Wednesday, October 31st, 7 p.m. St. Mary’s Parish (100 Young St) Inner Peace: How to Find and Communicate Peace; Thursday, November 1st, 7 p.m. (Mass) St. Mary’s Parish (100 Young St) How to Grow Through the Trials and Sufferings of Life. Info:  missions-events@cco.ca or call 613.736.1999. ext. 150. For information - please click here

    Safe Environment Office Newsletter

    A new Safe Environment Office Newsletter has been made available by the Archdiocese of Ottawa. To view the newsletter - please click here 

    40 Days For Life Campaign

    You are invited to participate in this important Pro-Life campaign of prayer, fasting and peaceful vigil.  Saint Patrick’s has selected Sunday, November 4th, as our “parish day” at Queen and Bank Streets (outside the Bubble Zone).  Sign-up sheets are available at the church entrances.  

    Olde-Tyme Christmas Market                    

    Our Knights of Columbus Council is planning an “Olde-Tyme Christmas Market” from Friday to Sunday, November 16-18, 2018. Donors, vendors and volunteers required: volunteer crafters, bakers, cooks and restaurateurs; Donations of good raffle prizes and silent auction items. If you wish to be a part of this fun weekend, please send an email to Basilica.Market@gmail.com, or leave your name and number at our parish office or call 613-744-7764 and leave a message.

    Armour of God

    Have you ever wondered how our Faith should affect current events? The first meeting is on Wednesday, October 31, 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. For information - please click here

    Divine Mercy Cenacle

    Please Note: The Meeting is cancelled for October 24. Meetings continue to be held at Saint Patrick's in the Scavi Conference Room on Wednesdays from 1:15-2:30 p.m.  For information - please click here

    Adult Faith Formation

    If you are considering becoming a better Catholic or are interested in exploring the Faith more fully with others - please click here

    Christian Meditation

    Please join us on Wednesday evenings to learn about the ancient tradition of seeking God in the silence and stillness of prayer. For information - please click here

  • message from the rector

    October 14, 2018

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    In the coming week, the Church memorializes two extraordinary women for their building up of the Body of Christ.  On Monday, October 15, there is the Memorial of Saint Teresa of Avila, the Foundress of the Discalced Carmelites.  In the 400 years of their existence, the Carmelites have been an extraordinary source of sanctity and of the primacy of the interior life.  On Tuesday, October 16, the Church in Canada celebrates the Memorial of Saint Marguerite d’Youville, the Foundress ... 

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