News Update: 2021.11.19

News Update: 2021.11.19

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

“My Kingdom is not from this world. If my Kingdom were from this world, my followers would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here.” (John 18.36)


After consultation with others including the ACBO, Archbishop Marcel has approved that congregational singing be allowed again. The other COVID-19 preventative measures are to remain in place including the wearing of a face mask and two-metre physical distancing. 

Please be advised

Parking is NOT permitted within 30m of an underpass. Last weekend a number of parishioners received a ticket for parking under the Queensway and along a stretch of Bayswater. Please use the parking lot or park on side streets where permitted.

“Not of This World” 

Talk by Fr. Mark Goring

This Friday, November 12 at the St. Mary’s Youth Group from 7:00PM to 9:30PM.

Christ The King – Equipping The Church for Revival

Christ the King Revival with Fr. Ben St. Croix. Join us on the vigil of Christ the King, November 20th at 7PM, as we worship Our Lord and pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Eucharistic Adoration, Preaching and Praise. Let everyone who is thirsty, Come! 

Click here to register

For more information please contact Marie-Chantale at 


As we worship, see the Lord minister to His people in power! Come join us on November 26, 2021 (7-9 pm) for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, and healing.

Theme: Living in the Light

Speaker: Mother Mary Bernadette, Foundress and Mother Superior of the Queenship of Mary Community

IN PERSON (register via Flocknote available at St. Mary’s website) –

ONLINE @ St. Mary’s Youtube Channel (

or Facebook (

For more information, please contact Natalia Lacar (613-728-9811 x720;

Advent Mission – Hope for the Church

Join The Companions of the Cross for a Digital Advent Mission – Hope for the Church! With Fr. Roger Vandenakker, CC, Fr. Brenton Cordeiro, CC, and Deacon Juan Pablo Orozco, CC 

These have been trying times. We could use some Good News, couldn’t we?

We invite you to join us in preparing for the Good News we need: Jesus Christ. This mission promises to give us all hope for the Church! Info:

When: November 29 – December 1
Time: 7:00 pm (EST)
Where: YouTube


9 Days with St. Joseph

Join Fr. Allan for this 9-day Novena for the end of the year of St. Joseph. Avail yourself of the particular graces that St. Joseph is praying for and interceding for us before the Father’s throne in Heaven.

When: November 30th to December 8th, Fr. Allan will be posting a short thought or reflection on St. Joseph.


Knights of Columbus 

For Sale During Advent 
Sunday December 5th, 12th, 19th 
After 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM Masses
Keep Christ in Christmas  Buttons!
Permission Granted Books!
The Perfect Christmas Present!

Heart of Worship

Join us at Holy Redeemer Church on Tuesday, November 30. Doors open at 6:40pm, close at 7:10pm.
Francine Dilawri will be offering a reflection during the evening, titled “Our Advent journey: pondering the mystery of the Incarnation.” 
Anyone can register to attend (first come, first seated) at

The evening will also be livestreamed on


Confessions are offered! Both of our priests will be offering the sacrament and the line-ups, so far, have not been long. Fathers Paul and Jonathan have also stayed after the evening is over to continue offering confessions.

Diocesan World Youth Day

At the request of Pope Francis, the diocesan day for WYD is now celebrated in all dioceses of the world on the feast of Christ the King. For this occasion, Archbishop Marcel Damphousse will preside at a bilingual Mass on Sun., Nov. 21, 5:00 p.m. at Notre Dame Cathedral, Ottawa. All former WYD participants and young people are invited to a “get together” starting at 4:00 pm to share and simply meet. 

For young adults

“Duc in Altum”. Duc in Altum Ottawa-Cornwall is an intimate journey for young adults to grow in freedom to give a full response to God’s calling in their life. Participants meet monthly for 8 months to unpack fundamental themes related to their relationship to God. They build community with one another and are accompanied by a dedicated spiritual companion. Info: and plan to attend one of two info sessions: Wed., Nov. 24, 7:00 pm, or Sun., Nov. 28, 7:00 pm. To get the zoom link: