News Update: 2022.05.12

News Update: 2022.05.12

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.

John 13:35

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Spring Fling III – Parish Dinner & Dance

When: Sat., May 28th  
Time: 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 from May 7 to May 22.

Journey of Discovery: Spiritual Gifts Seminar

God has called you and equipped you for service and ministry. Join us for a journey to discover your God-given gifts (charisms). Sign up for a face-to-face interactive workshop at St. Mary’s Parish to be held on Friday, May 20 th (7pm to 9pm) and Saturday May 21 (9:45am to 4pm). Lunch provided.

Register at spiritual.gifts@stmarysottawa.ca or call Gary at 613 526-1063.

“The most beautiful experience, however is the discovery of all the different charisms and all the gifts of his Spirit the Father showers on his Church. They are all gifts that God gives to the Christian community in order that it may grow in harmony, in the faith and in His love as the Body of Christ.” -Pope Francis

Adoration Chapel Hours 

These hours will remain in effect until September 

Monday to Thursday from 8am to 12pm
Friday from 8am to 1pm

Committed adorers needed for the Adoration Chapel

Please contact adoration.chapel@stmarysottawa.ca if you are available!

Confessions Schedule

Wednesday & Friday
Immediately after 9:00 AM Mass and on Saturday from 4:00PM to 5:00PM  

Ushering Help Needed!

St. Mary’s is experiencing a shortage of Ushers and Greeters at all Masses.

Think you can help? 

Please Contact Vania Louangrath, ushers.ministry@stmarysottawa.ca

Bayswater & Young Sunday Brunch

When: May 15th, 2022 1:00PM 
Where: Summerhays Grill
1971 Baseline Rd, Ottawa
Who: All young adults ages 18-39 are welcome!

St. Mary’s Pentecost Vigil

Night of worship and Ministry – Online and In-Person

As we worship, see the Lord minister to His people in power! Come join us on June 4th, 2022 (7-9:30 pm) for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, healing, adoration, and rosary prayer. The statue of Our Lady of the Cape will be present at our parish.  

Theme: Fire on the Earth
Speaker: Fr. Mark Goring, CC, Pastor of St. Mary’s Parish

ONLINE @ St. Mary’s Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtV6m7ZoNkrK4HJOSU6jQFA)

or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/stmarys.parish.5)

For more information, please contact Natalia Lacar (night.worship.ministry@stmarysottawa.ca).

World Youth Day

Are you ready? More than a year has passed since Pope Francis has officially announced that the 37th World Youth Day will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 1-6, 2023. Interested in participating? Meet the members of the WYD diocesan team at the info meeting at Notre Dame Cathedral, Ottawa on Mon., May 30, 6:30 p.m. Space is limited; register by completing the form at: Formulaire WYD 2023 – Google Forms. Further info: Manon Chevalier, 613-738-5025 x219

Walk of Wonder

Experience this grandeur of God on a reflective walk in nature in preparation for Laudato Si’ Week. At Kanata Old Quarry Trail (meet in parking lot), Mon., May 16, 6:45-8:00 pm. Free. Hosted by Holy Redeemer Parish Care for Creation. Info: creationcare@archottawa.ca.

Laudato Si’ Week

Unite with Pope Francis and the global Catholic community to listen to the cry of the earth and cry of the poor, celebrate progress and reflect on our responsibilities to continue on the path to care for our common home. Online, May 22-29. Free. Hosted by Laudato Si Movement & Vatican Dicastery for the promotion of Human Integral Development. Info: https://laudatosiweek.org/.