Prior to COVID-19 many groups would advertise in our paper bulletin or on our physical bulletin boards within the parish. With neither of these currently operating, here is a landing page of news and events that may be of interest to you.

What's going on within our parish?

Rosary before Mass

The Rosary is said before every weekday Mass.  Prayer starts at 6:25 PM Tuesdays and 8:25 AM Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, to finish 15 mins. before the Mass.  Join us!

Catholic Woman's League

The CWL will hold its next general meeting on Tuesday, October 12th, after the 7 p.m. mass. The meeting will be in the atrium. All ladies 16 years and over are welcome to attend. For more information, please contact: cwlstmaurice@gmail.com.

Legion of Mary’s pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima
For the Intentions of our Parish

In honour of our lady of the rosary, the Legion of Mary members are offering to bring our small pilgrim statue to your home, to encourage family prayer of the rosary.  The sign-up book is next to the confessional at the back of the church.  Simply provide your name and phone number and we will contact you to arrange a 2 week visit with our blessed mother’s statue.

Invitation to Pray the Rosary on Zoom
For the Intentions of our Parish

You are invited to join us to pray the rosary on zoom for our parish intentions and personal ones too, from 7 pm to 8pm on Friday October 7.  Come as we support one another and build our faith and life of prayer as we seek to align ourselves more with our parish mission and vision!  Students, moms and dads, workers, and retirees, all are welcome! Ave maria, gratia plena!

Send your email address to Johanne at : mrs.jowal@gmail.com to receive the link to join us.

What's happening outside our parish.

Life Chain
 Sunday October 2

Each year Life Chains form in cities nationwide to make a public, prayerful, peaceful stand for LIFE.  This year it is on Sunday Oct. 2  from 2 pm to 3 pm at the corner of Merivale and Meadowlands.  Signs will be provided. Please come and pray for the protection of life from conception to natural death. 

https://www.campaignlifecoalition.com/life-chain

 

40 Days For Life

40 Days for Life Campaign Opening Rally: To kick off the Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign, a specific period of time to focus attention on prayer and fasting to end abortion in Canada. Prayer vigil site, southwest corner of Queen and Bank Streets, Tues., Sept. 27, 7:00 pm. Campaign runs until Nov. 6. Info: Wanda Hartlin at Wanda40daysforlife@clife.ca
613-299-2515

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 has been designated as St. Maurice’s vigil day.
Contact Susan Laroche for more information at slaroche@actionlife.org

40 Days for Life

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Encounter School of Ministry
Ottawa Campus
The gospel is too good to keep to yourself. Learn how to live a whole lifestyle that demonstrates the goodness of God in the world around you. The Encounter School of Ministry provides a safe space for you to learn, discern, and take risks in developing your gifting, calling, and confidence in stepping out in faith. Registration for school in the Fall is now open.  For more information please contact Sr. Anna Chan (613)729-8710 or ottawa@encounterschool.org.
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Catch the Aces is Back!

The Ottawa Central Council (OCC) of the Society of St- Vincent de Paul is pleased to announce the return of the Catch the Ace lottery. The first draw will take place on July 12 and every Tuesday after that until the Ace of Spades is drawn again. Tickets are $10 each, purchase online only, and they are good for the draw on the Tuesday after the purchase. This lottery supports the Anchor Housing project with which the Ottawa Central Council hopes to provide safe, secure, permanent housing for 4-6 Indigenous families.

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