News Update: 2022.04.22

News Update: 2022.04.22

Blessed are those who have not seen, and yet have come to believe. 

John 20: 29

Divine Mercy Sunday Holy Hour 3:00PM  Online or In-Person

Divine Mercy Sunday Holy Hour – Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament – Praying of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy – Praise & Worship. There are no scheduled confessions during this hour. To watch online visit

Adoration Chapel Open 

Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Consider becoming a Committed Adorer . Contact Agnes at adoration.chapel@web

INTO THE BREACH – Knights Of Columbus 

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 Tuesday 26 April 7:00-8:30 pm. 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. Refreshments will be served. Register by contacting”  See the trailer below about Into the Breach.

Major Reliquary of St Brother Andre Bessette 

On Thursday April 28th St Mary’s will be hosting a Major Reliquary of St Brother Andre Bessette beginning at 6PM With the exposition of the Relic followed by a presentation, Eucharistic Adoration, Holy Mass and Venerating the Relic and bleassing with the Oil of St Joseph. Mass will be concelebrated with Father Mark Goring. 

Night of Worship and Ministry 


As we worship, see the Lord minister to His people in power! Come join us on April 22, 2022 (7-9 pm) for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, and healing. 

Theme: Resurrection Power
Speaker: Henri Lemay

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Action Life – Hike for Life – Saturday, April 30, 2022 

Action Life’s 33rd Annual Hike for Life – 5 km route along part of the Rideau Canal takes place Saturday, April 30th.  This is a major fundraiser for Ottawa’s pro-life educational group. Registration takes place from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, April 30th, in St. Patrick’s Basilica’s Basement Hall, 281 Nepean Street, with Official Kickoff at 9:00 am. This is a fun event for the whole family: entertainment, refreshments and prizes. Pledge forms are available at entrances to St. Mary’s church, and at the pro-life bulletin board in the church hall. If you are unable to participate, please consider supporting Fr. Mark Goring, our parish’s lead and guest hiker.  Pledges of $15.00 or more are eligible for a tax receipt. For more information, visit or contact Helena at 613-728-9811 x728 or by email at   

Heart of Worship Evening of Adoration

The Heart of Worship team invitation to an evening of quiet prayer time and adoration, live worship music, an opportunity for confessions, and a reflection by Christy Dupuis, “Choosing Mercy.” Holy Redeemer Parish, 44 Rothesay Dr., Kanata on Tues., Apr. 26, 7:00 pm. Info:

Healing Mass

St. Augustine parish, Ottawa, Thurs., Apr. 28, 7:00 pm. Confession from 6-7pm. The Sacrament of the Sick will be offered by Father Pierre Champoux at the end of Mass. There will also be prayer teams available after Mass. Hosted by Holy Spirit Healing Clinic and People of Joy prayer group. Info: Edna DuBroy 613-523-1377. 

Maryvale Fundraising Gala 2022

Theme: ‘Planted by the Water’. Reconnect with the Catholic community in person over dinner on Sat., Apr. 30, 5:30 pm at the St. Elias Centre. Learn more, register, and donate at Tickets: $75; virtual option is free.