News Update: 2022.03.25

News Update: 2022.03.25

Fourth Sunday of Lent

So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; 

see, everything has become new!

1 Corinthians 5:17 

Changes to COVID Safety Guidelines as of Monday, March 21, 2022

  • Indoor mask use no longer required, however they may be worn if so desired.
  • Parishioners are encouraged to continue self-screening for Covid-19  symptoms  and stay home if they have any symptoms.
  • The use of hand sanitizer upon entry and exit of the church remains a best practice and is encouraged.
  • The Greeting of Peace can be restored.
  • Choirs and cantors and all who assist at Mass can return without restrictions.
  • Confessionals and confession rooms can reopen without restrictions

Easter Vigil Reception

Save The Date: Easter Vigil Reception Saturday, April 16th.

More Details Coming!

Night of Worship and Ministry at St. Mary’s Ottawa

Come join us on March 25, 2022 from 7 pm to 9 pm for prophecy, teaching, and healing.  

Theme: The Crown is Won
Speaker: Marcel Dion, Co-founder of Magnificat Ministries

ONLINE @ St. Mary’s Youtube Channel or Facebook (

For more information, please contact Natalia Lacar (

Volunteers Needed to Help with Coffee Sunday’s

Please contact if you are available to volunteer!

Committed adorers needed for Adoration Chapel

Please contact if you are available!

Men of God!

Men of the parish.  Secular forces are trying to breach the foundations of faith such as family values and the availability of the sacraments. Take your place in this spiritual battle line and step into the breach with the men of the parish on the last Tuesday night of each month 7:00-8:30 pm starting 29 March 2022. INTO THE BREACH is an inspiring video series with discussion groups developed by the Knights of Columbus.  Wives will you pray for your man? His brothers in the parish need him. Register by contacting

Is the Lord calling you to the Permanent Diaconate? 

Come and discover what the Diaconate is all about. 

Information sessions will be held at the following locations:

  • Sheng Shen Parish Hall, Ottawa – Tuesday, March 29th from 7-9 pm, 
  • The upper room of St. Columban Parish, Cornwall – Thursday, March 31st from 7:00-9pm,
  • St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Ottawa – Saturday, April 2nd from 10-Noon. 

Contact Deacon Charles (Chuck) Fink for more information and to register at

Treasures of Faith – A Lenten Journey for Kids

Fun, Faithful & FREE ACTIVITIES for ages 5 – 12 for every day in LENT! Find this and more fun activities at the ARCHDIOCESE OF OTTAWA CORNWALL WEBSITE HERE

Heart of Worship Evening of Adoration

Come worship and adore the Lord with live music, quiet prayer time, confessions, and a reflection by Amy Hall on “encountering the heart of God.” Holy Redeemer Parish, 44 Rothesay Dr., Kanata. Tues., Mar. 29, 7:00 pm. Info: This event will be livestreamed through

For More Diocesan Information and Local Events, please visit .