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

    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.

    Mass of St. Francis  (AH - Adoremus Hymnal)

    Music for the 12:15 pm Mass

    Chant  Mass XVII 

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    Anthony Esolen’s latest book, Defending Boyhood, tackles head-on the misguided and ultimately doomed project of blurring the distinctions between boys and girls. Esolen prescribes a return to sanity in an insane world and he just might change you and the lives of the boys you love.

    March is the month devoted to St. Joseph. Visit the Shop to discover the multiple ways which the earthly father of Our Lord continues to protect his earthly children.

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    Recognition of the Right of Christian Communities

    That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected.

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    Parish Bulletin - Third Sunday of Lent - March 24 - please click here to view 

    Archbishop's Notes for a Homily given at the Celebration of St. Patrick's Solemnity, at Saint Patrick Basilica, on March 17, 2019 - please click here to view

    Archbishop's Lenten Message 2019
    Focus on Family Prayer - please click here to read the full text

    Laetare Sunday Concert Sacred Music of the Renaissance - Sunday, March 31 at 3:00 p.m.

    Schola Basilicae will offer an hour of sacred music during this Lenten season. Free admission All are welcome. For more information call (613) 233-1126 x 561. To view the poster - please click here

    Way of the Cross

    A weekly Stations of the Cross (based on the text of St. Alphonsus Liguori) will be held each Friday during Lent, in the Basilica at 7:30 p.m. up to and including Good Friday, April 19.

    Knights of Columbus Week in Ottawa - March 25 to 31, 2019 - please click here to view the poster

    St. Patrick Knights of Columbus Council Membership Drive

    The Knights of Columbus is an international Order of Catholic men who are called to lead with faith, protect our families, serve others and defend values in a busy changing world. If you would like to join, simply go to KofC.org/join us and enter our Council #12158 for local information. 

    Barrier-free access to the Parish Office

    Unfortunately, our Parish Office is not barrier-free.  For those parishioners who are challenged by mobility, please feel free to go to the baptistery of the church. There you will find a telephone on the desk which has a button to ring the Parish Office. Someone from the office will go to the baptistery to assist you.


    Are you looking for resources to deepen your faith during Lent?  Perhaps some movies or audio drama to inject some Catholic culture into your family life?  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.

    2018 Income Tax Receipts

    Tax receipts for the 2018 donations are available in the Parish Office. Should you have any questions about your receipt, please contact the parish accounting office by phone at 613-233-1125, extension 589 (voicemail available 24/7), or by email at TR@basilica.ca.  We thank you for your generous support in 2018!

    Wedding Anniversary Mass of Thanksgiving, Sunday May 5, 2019 at Notre Dame Cathedral - please click here to view poster

    Armour of God

    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 March 27 beginning at 7pm in the Scavi. Our Rector, Msgr. Kevin Beach will help us understand the work of the Devil and how our Catholic faith guides us to battle. To view the poster - please click here
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    Adult Faith Formation

    A series of presentations on the Catholic Faith each Monday night from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Scavi. 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. 

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Wednesdays 7 pm

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    Christian Meditation - Wednesdays 8 pm

    Please join us for our Wednesday evening meditation at Saint Patrick’s Basilica. Everyone is welcome. For information - please click here

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    March 24, 2019

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    We had joyous and faith-filled celebrations of our patronal feast day on March 17. Following the dinner and ceilidh sponsored by the Knights of Columbus on the 16th, our Masses on St. Patrick’s Day were celebrated as a Solemnity with the Archbishop presiding and preaching at the 12:15 PM Mass. The noon-hour Mass was followed by a lunch offered in our Scavi Hall. I am grateful to the many parishioners and staff members who ... 

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

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