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    /slideshows/homeMedium/181207%20Third%20Sunday%20of%20Advent%20-%20Joy-1.jpg THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT - DECEMBER 16
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    December is the month devoted to The Coming of Christ.

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  • Prayer intention of the holy father - DECEMBER

    Evangelization – In the Service of the Transmission of Faith

    That people, who are involved in the service and transmission of faith, may find, in their dialogue with culture, a language suited to the conditions of the present time.

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    Parish Bulletin - Third Sunday of Advent - December 16 - please click here to view 

    2019 Envelopes

    Collection Boxes for 2019 are available for pickup in the baptistery. For those who do not have envelopes and wish to have a set for 2019, please complete a Parishioner Registration Form and return it to the Parish Office. For those parishioners who wish to make their offerings by preauthorized debit, forms are available at the church entrances. For those who come to weekday Masses, you can also request a Collection Box so that an income tax receipt can be issued for your offerings.

    Santa’s Visit

    Saturday, December 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Scavi. Hosted by the Saint Patrick's Knights of Columus. We ask each child to bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for the Centretown Emergency Food Centre.

    Vigil of Eucharistic Adoration

    All-night vigil of Eucharistic Adoration (including 33 rosaries). Friday, Dec. 21, 8:00 p.m. to Saturday, Dec. 22, 6:30 a.m. 

    Poster Contest

    The Knights of Columbus are holding their annual Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest.  Open to ages 5 -14. Contest closes on December 22nd.  Entry forms and rules are available in the Scavi by the Venerable Father Michael McGivney Honoris.  One entry per participant.  For more information please contact Nathalie Watson email natsnice2@hotmail.com

    Women of Grace 

    A Women of Grace Foundational Course will be offered at Saint Patrick's, beginning in the new year. An information meeting  will be held on January 10, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Scavi Conference Room.  Contact Mimi Wilson, facilitator, for more information: mimiwilson613@gmail.com
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    Message from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

    We will be delivering Christmas food vouchers to needy families in our area. Any financial and/or volunteer support is welcomed. Please contact Kelly Doyle at 613-325-0900

    Sacramental Preparation Classes

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

    Armour of God

    Meetings are held the last Wednesday of the month. Please click here to view the poster

    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Wednesdays, 7 pm

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    Christian Meditation - Wednesday 8 pm

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  • MUSIC FOR THE ORDINARY OF THE MASS - ADVENT & CHRISTMAS

    Worship in Song

    During the Advent and Christmas seasons, there are booklets in the pews with the music for the Ordinary of the Mass. Let us be a faith community that worships God in word and song.

    To access the booklet for the Music for the Ordinary - please click here

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    For the Sunday, 12:15 p.m. Mass, the Latin music can be obtained by clicking on the following links:
     
  • message from the rector

    December 16, 2018

    Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

    Today is Gaudete (“Rejoice”), or Rose, Sunday, which takes its name from the Entrance Antiphon — Gaudete in Domino semper … translated as “Rejoice in the Lord always; again, I say, rejoice. Indeed, the Lord is near!”  We are close to the celebration of the Nativity of our Lord. The Advent weekdays from December 17 to 24 are intended as a direct preparation for Christmas. The Gospels during this period speak of ...

    Fr Kevin
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