News Update: 2021.06.11

News Update: 2021.06.11


Outdoor Confessions every Saturday, in the church parking lot from 4:00 to 4:45 PM

If it is raining, indoor Confessions in the hall.

Night of Worship and Ministry

As we worship, see the Lord minister to His people in power! Come join us ONLINE at St. Mary’s Parish Ottawa YouTube Channel or Facebook ( on June 25, 2021 (7-9 pm) for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching and healing.

Theme: Building a Culture of Conversion.
Speaker: André Regnier, founder of Catholic Christian Outreach.
For more information, please contact: Natalia Lacar (613-728-9811 x720;

Operation Testify – What is Your Story?

June 14 – July 2, 2021

Do you know the story of your initial conversion to Christ? Have you ever had someone help you write it out? Would you be able to deliver it clearly and simply? 

Catholic Christian Outreach is coming to work with us here at St Mary’s for three weeks this summer. They will be offering skilled testimony training June 17th and 19th. This is open to all parishioners of all ages! Click here to sign up.

Encounter School of Ministry 

The Encounter School of Ministry (Ottawa Campus) invites you to our remote and/or in person “Summer Intensive” evening school, July 26-29, 6:30-9:30 pm. Presenters include Sr. Anna Chan, Fr. Francis Donnelly, Natalia Lacar, Sr. Melinda Schenher, and Chris Keyes, with worship leader Chris Zettel. Admission is $40. For more information, email: Click here to register.

Please Join WOW Ministry – Women of Worship

“The woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30. Join a Talk by Fr. Ken Lao, CC. Via Zoom Meeting, on Friday, June 18th, 2021,  8:30-10:00 p.m. ET. All Are Welcomed! For more information please email: Kim Sunderman:

Appointment of the Most Rev. Ivan Jurkovič as Apostolic Nuncio in Canada

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomes with gratefulness the announcement of the appointment of Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič as Apostolic Nuncio to Canada. The Bishops express their gratitude to the Lord and to the Holy Father while extending a warm welcome to the new Papal Representative on Canadian soil. They assure His Excellency the Nuncio of an ecclesial collaboration marked by respect, communion and fraternity. Click here for more.

Prayers Requested for Five Men to be Ordained this Summer

Five men will be ordained this summer in the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall. Kevin Burgess, Marc Gaudet and Connor O’Hara will be ordained to the diaconate. Deacon Steven Gaudet and Deacon Diego Rebeles will be ordained to the priesthood.  Please keep these men in your prayers as they continue to prepare for their ordination.