News Update: 2022.04.29

News Update: 2022.04.29

Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.

John 21:17

Third Sunday of Easter

Adoration Chapel Open 

Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Consider becoming a Committed Adorer. Contact Agnes at adoration.chapel@web

Volunteer Needed 

To pick up a Senior Woman from our Parish at Richmond Rd & Pinewood Cres.

We are looking for volunteer slide operators for the 9AM Sunday Mass. It’s a job you can do right from your pew! 

All interested volunteers will be trained. 

Email media@stmarysottawa.ca to sign-up.

Spring Fling III – Parish Dinner Dance

WHEN: Sat., May 28th   5:30- 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: St. Mary’s Hall
WHAT TO EXPECT: good food, music, fellowship, door prizes and great fun
COST $50.00 PER/PERSON – Hall is licensed to Bring Your Own Booze
Fundraiser for humanitarian aid in the Ukraine.
Tickets on sale after all weekend Masses 7 to 22 May.

Lost & Found 

Cell Phone Found, with very distinct markings. Please contact office@stmarysottawa.ca to pick-up

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 www.actionlife.org or contact Helena at 613-728-9811 x728 or by email at pro.life@stmarysottawa.ca.   

National March for Life in Ottawa

We’re just two weeks away now from the National March for Life in Ottawa, which is scheduled for Thursday, May 12th, the Rose Dinner, the first in-person pro-life gala in three years  Seth Dillon, CEO of The Babylon Bee is the keynote speaker. The National March for Life Youth Summit is being held the day before the March, on Wednesday, May 11th, please visit the March For Life website for more info. https://marchforlife.ca/

Buy your ‘Catch the Ace’ tickets

Every ticket purchased will help to fund the Affordable Housing Project launched by the Ottawa Central Council of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in concert with the Multifaith Housing Initiative (MHI). The OCC aims to raise sufficient funds to cover the down payments of 4-6 apartments for Indigenous families in need. Info: www.ssvpottawa.ca. Cost: $10 per ticket, every week.

Women of Bethany: Called to Hope – Catholic women’s retreat

Talks, Reconciliation, praise and worship, prayer ministry, Mass and Adoration. Homestyle meals included. Registration deadline: May 20 or until filled. Centre de l’Amour, 220, route 21, Plantagenet, May 27-29, 2022. Cost: $180. Info: womenofbethany@gmail.com.