News Update: 2022.05.27

News Update: 2022.05.27

And see, I am sending upon you what my Father promised”

Luke 24:29

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 if you are available!

Confessions Schedule

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

Road Closures This Weekend

This is a reminder that there will be various road closures on May 28 and 29 due to the Ottawa Race weekend.  Some of the closures on Sunday morning (May 29) in the areas near St. Mary’s may affect persons attending the 9 am and 11 am Masses.  Details are available at the link below.

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,

“I have decided to Follow Jesus…now what? Key’s of Discipleship” By Christine Labrosse 

Christine Labrosse has written a book on Discipleship called “I have decided to Follow Jesus…now what? Key’s of Discipleship” The book will be available for purchase for $15.00 on June 5th after the 9AM & 11AM Masses. 

Altar Servers Needed

Calling all young men interested in serving the lord as an altar server! If you are a boy who has received your first communion, then you are invited to join us for the first Altar servers meeting. The meeting will be on Saturday May 28 from 10-12pm beginning in the church parking lot. This will be a time to get to know each other over good food and fun outdoor activities! If you have any questions please contact

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/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.

Heart of Worship Adoration Night

Tuesday May 31, 7-8:30pm event
Short Spiritual Talk, Praise & Worship Music, Silent Adoration, Confession

We are pleased to welcome Fr. Bob Arsenault CC as our guest speaker this month. 

His reflection is titled: “The Church coming explosively alive: you do not have to be the victim of our current circumstances.”

This event is being live-streamed

Experience the Church Explosively Alive – Pentecost Mission

Led by Fr. Allan, Bp. Christian, and Fr. Mark, come and experience the Church Explosively Alive

  • Monday, May 30 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (EDT) | Do we need a new Pentecost?
  • Tuesday, May 31 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (EDT) | Who is the Holy Spirit?
  • Wednesday, June 1 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (EDT) | How do I get the Holy Spirit?

Our Mission will be hosted virtually on YouTube. 

Register today at to receive the YouTube links.

Priestly Ordination

You are invited to attend the Ordination to the Priesthood of Dcn. Joshua Grandmaison, CC on June 4, 2022. Please join us at Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica at 9am to share in this joyous event!

St. Mary’s Pentecost Vigil


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 (

or Facebook (

For more information, please contact Natalia Lacar (

St. Mary’s Rosary Event  10:15 June 5th

Our Lady of the Cape Pilgrim Statue will be processed to St. Joseph’s parking lot chapel following the 9:00 AM mass

All members of the parish are invited to come pray a special Pentecost Rosary to ask Mrs. Holy Spirit for a greater outpouring of the Holy Spirit on our Parish community.

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: Shavi Perera, 613-738-5025 x266

Press Release: World Meeting of Families

In preparation for the 10th World Meeting of Families (22-26 June), the CCCB Standing Committee on Family and Life has produced a short promotional video to help bring to life the WMF theme “Family Love: Vocation and Path to Holiness”. Read more