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  • CHOIRS & music resources

    SEEKING NEW MEMBERS!!! - Saint Patrick Basilica Choirs are welcoming new singers for the upcoming 2019-2020 year - please click here for information.

    Parishioners are encouraged to join with the choirs in singing the Ordinary of the Mass. Clicking on the links below will take you to online sound files that will assist in learning the music.

    Music for the 9:30 and 11:00 am Masses

    Mass of St. Francis  Buchholz (AH - Adoremus Hymnal)

    Music for the 12:15 pm Mass

    Missa de Angelis Mass VIII (AH - Adoremus Hymnal)

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  • Prayer intention of the holy father - SEPTEMBER

    The Protection of the Oceans
    That politicians, scientists and economists work together to protect the world's seas and oceans.

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  • 2019 federal Election



    The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has published a Guide to assist us in our decisions for the upcoming federal election. To view the Guide - please click here.

  • parish news  

    Parish Bulletin - Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 22 - please click here to view

    Parish Spaghetti Supper

    The Saint Patrick’s Knights of Columbus and Choirs are hosting a spaghetti supper Saturday, October 5.  Tickets are available at the main Basilica entrance. Chesterton Academy will hold a bake sale during the dinner.

    40 Days for Life Campaign

    From September 25 to November 3. You are invited to participate by praying at the vigil site to peacefully witness for the “least of our brethren” – the preborn.  Official Kick-off Rally Sunday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. (southwest corner of Queen and Bank St.).  Saint Patrick’s prayer vigil day is November 3 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Sign-ups after Sunday Masses will follow in the coming weeks.

    Life Chain

    Is coming to a corner near you on Sunday, October 6 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Set aside one hour to stand silently, praying, and holding a sign to remind people of the sanctity of human life and that abortion is indeed the killing of an unborn child. Signs are provided. The Life Chain closest to Saint Patrick Basilica is located at Bank and Nepean Street.

    Update on the Amalgamation of Alexandria-Cornwall and Ottawa

    Within the next month, the Archdiocese of Ottawa and the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall will petition the Vatican to formalize the amalgamation of our two dioceses. The petition proposes that the two entities become one archdiocese and that the name of the new archdiocese be the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall. As new developments occur, the archdiocese will provide us with updates. In the meantime, all the faithful are asked to continue to pray for spiritual guidance as the two dioceses work through this process.

    Armour of God Discussion Group

    This discussion group examines what influential Catholic writers, academics, theologians, public figures and saints have to say about contemporary issues. Next meeting Wednesday, September 25, at 7:00 p.m. in the Scavi. Gary Knight, PhD (Biophysics; Physics), will discuss "Does Science Oppose Faith, or Faith Oppose Science?" To view the poster - please click hereFor the website - please click here.

    Women of Grace 

    This faith formation course for women includes videos, small group discussions, prayer, and study. Weekly meetings from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon beginning September 19 through early December. Registration closes October 3.  For more information - please click here

    Divine Mercy Cenacle

    Meets Wednesdays from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Scavi Conference Room.  Chaplet of Divine Mercy, study and discussions of readings from the Diary, Scripture and the Catechism - for more information - please click here

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) - beginning in September

    Adults interested in receiving the Catholic rites of initiation — Baptism and/or Confirmation and Holy Communion — are invited to contact Fr. Kevin or Fr. Stephen. For more information - please click here

    Adult Faith Formation

    We have a series of presentations on the Catholic Faith (what we believe, how we pray, how we live) each Monday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Scavi/lower level of Saint Patrick's. Come join us! Info: Harry: 613-712-5256; h1g2r3@yahoo.ca; Christine Mathew 613-769-5626 or the Rectory: 613-233-1126.

    Vespers Workshop September 3 to November 1

    A daily workshop Monday through Saturday continuing until November. At each workshop, we will learn one or two psalms in the English and the Latin translations. Learn how to pray the psalms in Latin and Gregorian chant. See bulletin board for details - click here to view poster

    The St. Jerome Study Group

    Eight-week study of Wisdom: God's Vision for Life, begins Tuesdays, September 24 - November 19, 2019 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Info. & registration: Lyn Fong | stjeromestudygroup@gmail.com 

    Advance Notice - Christmas Market 2019

    Saint Patrick’s Basilica is once again planning a three-day “Ole-Tyme Christmas Market” this year on Friday, November 15, Saturday, November 16, and Sunday, November 17. Details to follow.

    Refugee Committee update - please click here to view.

    Formed.org

    Are you looking for resources to deepen your faith during Lent? Then look no further than Formed.org. Log in using our parish code 4H6MNK.

    Christian Meditation

    You are invited to attend the Saint Patrick’s Christian Meditation group.  The group meets Wednesday evenings at 8.00 pm, Nepean St, basement entrance to the church. For more information - please click here

  • message from the rector

    To view the Message from the Rector on the Sacrament of Confession - please click here 

    September 22, 2019

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    Last Sunday, we received nominations for the new members of our Parish Pastoral Council, my thanks to the parishioners who have submitted names. I will be contacting those whose names have been proposed and look forward to them joining our next meeting of the Pastoral Council. We welcome back to Saint Patrick’s Dominican Father Martin Farrell who, for the last two years, has been in New York assisting with Dominican hospital ministries. With the return of the academic year ...
     
    Fr Kevin
    ... click here to read the complete Message.