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    ‘Symbol or Substance: A Dialogue on the Eucharist’ is the latest book from renowned philosopher Peter Kreeft. In this engaging fictitious conversation, credible voices are given to C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Billy Graham as they discuss one of the most contentious topics in Christianity: Is Jesus symbolically or substantially present in the Eucharist?

    June is the month devoted to the Sacred Heart. Visit us today to learn more about one of the oldest devotions in the Church.

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    You 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 am Masses

    Mass of St. Francis  (AH - Adoremus Hymnal)

    Music for the 12:15 pm Mass

    Missa de Angelis Mass VIII (AH - Adoremus Hymnal)

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    The Mode of Life of Priests

    That priests, through the modesty and humility of their lives, commit themselves actively to a solidarity with those who are most poor.

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    Parish Bulletin - Solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity - June 16 - please click here to view 

    Please Note: Bulletin – Summer Schedule 2019

    We will publish three bulletins during the summer: 
    June 23, July 21, August 18
    On September 8, the regular weekly bulletin resumes.
    Item submission deadlines: (Tuesday Noon) for item inclusion:
    June 18, July 16, August 13, September 3
    Parishioners desiring published Mass Intentions for the summer period should secure their requests as soon as possible.

    2019 Envelopes

    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.

    Parishioner Registration Form

    If you wish to become a registered parishioner at Saint Patrick Basilica, kindly complete a Parishioner Registration Form. Hard copies are also available at the church entrances. Please click here to view form

    Change to Overnight Vigil location

    The monthly Vigil of Eucharistic Adoration at Saint Patrick Basilica will now be held in the baptistery as of Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m. Enter by the Nepean Street church entrance.

    Thank You

    The organizers of the High Tea fundraiser for the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka advise that they raised approximately $2,500. When added to tea sales being made for this charity, they anticipate that approximately $5,000 will be collected that will go towards a range of needs, from school fees, medical expenses to basic requirements (food, shelter, etc.). The organizers thank parishioners and all those who supported this charity event

    Documentary Film and Discussion

    The Knights of Columbus are showing the documentary film Fatal Flaws on Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Scavi.  Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition will be there to discuss this issue.

    Corpus Christi Procession

    Next Sunday, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), after the 12:15 p.m. Mass, there will be a procession with the Blessed Sacrament in the streets surrounding the Basilica. In the event of inclement weather, exposition and benediction will take place in the church.

    Our Mother of Perpetual Help

    The Annual Anniversary Mass for the Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help will take place at the 4:30 p.m. Mass, on Wednesday, June 26th.  A pot-luck reception will take place in the Scavi Hall after the Mass.


    Are you looking for resources to deepen your faith during Lent? Then look no further than Formed.org. This website has a vast array of ebooks, bible studies, audio books, documentaries and so much more.  Log in using our parish code 4H6MNK.

    Christian Meditation

    Join us for our Wednesday evening meditation at Saint Patrick’s Basilica.  Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Jack Murta at jack@murtamail.ca or call 613-314-7628
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    To view the Message from the Rector on the Sacrament of Confession - please click here 

    June 16, 2019

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    This Sunday, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. The Catechism of the Catholic Church (paragraph 234) teaches us: “The mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of Christian faith and life. It is the mystery of God in himself. It is therefore the source of all the other mysteries of faith, the light that enlightens them. It is the most fundamental and essential teaching in the "hierarchy of the truths of faith". The whole history of salvation is identical with ...
    Fr Kevin
    ... click here to read the complete Message.

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