News Update: 2022.07.22

News Update: 2022.07.22

And he said to them, “When you pray, say: ‘Father, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread'”

Luke 11:2-3

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time – World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly 

“In old age they will still bear fruit” (Psalm 92:15)

On Sunday, July 24, 2022, the Second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated throughout the universal Church. The theme chosen by the Holy Father for the occasion is “In old age they will still bear fruit” (Psalm 92:15) and intends to emphasize how grandparents and the elderly are a value and a gift both for society and for ecclesial communities.

For a message from Pope Francis, prayers and resources click here

Lost & Found

Please take a moment to look through the items for anything that you may have lost from the lost and found, located on the stage in the Hall downstairs. Any items remaining in the lost and found that have accumulated over the last two years will be donated to the Society of Saint Vincent De Paul

Papal Visit to Canada Program 

July 24 – 29, 2022

For complete coverage of Pope Francis’ you can view or download the itinerary here

St. Mary’s Parish Viewing Event  of Papal Open-Air Mass

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, will be celebrating an open-air Mass at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton on Tuesday, July 26that 12:00pm Eastern Standard Time. St Mary’s will be showing the livestreaming of the Mass in the church, for anyone interested in watching the celebration together

Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to Canada is a unique opportunity for him, once again, to listen and dialogue with Indigenous Peoples, to express his heartfelt closeness, and to address the impact of colonization and the participation of the Catholic Church in the operation of residential schools throughout Canada.

It is also an opportunity for the shepherd of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics to connect with the Catholic community in Canada.

Information on streaming will be posted soon on the Papal Visit website:

Encounter School of Ministries

Encounter School of Ministry (Ottawa Campus) would like to invite you to our in-person Summer Intensive (July 25-28, 6:30-9:30 pm each night), 33 Aurora Crescent, Ottawa (Servants of the Cross backyard) for a four-day period of worship, teaching, prayer, and fellowship. It is ideal for those who are discerning their enrollment in the full Encounter School of Ministry for the Fall but would like to experience our content and culture beforehand. It provides a survey of the content offered in the first four quarters: Identity and Transformation, Power & Healing, Hearing God & the Prophetic Gifts, and Inner Healing & Freedom. Optional supper starts at 5:30 pm.    

Standard Admission: $40 (CAD)

To register:

For inquiries:

Heart of Worship Adoration Night

“Calling All Sinners: You are Called to be a Saint”

Our guest speaker is Kirsten Eckert — Jesus lover, wife, mom, and CCO missionary. Her talk will connect with last month’s (Sin, Repentance, and our need for Jesus) as she will share a reflection on our call to holiness.

Tuesday, July 26 at 7pm.

Come in person to Holy Redeemer Parish at 44 Rothesay Dr, Kanata, ON K2L 2X1 (613) 836-1764 Confessions will be offered.

Join Online! The livestream link is

Open House 1247 Kilborn Place


The Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall is starting the process of emptying the former Diocesan Centre located at 1247 Kilborn Place in Ottawa.
A wide range of furniture, equipment, statues, and a few appliances are available for free

(see photo gallery for some examples of what is available:
Priests, deacons, parishioners, as well as all diocesan and parish staff are welcome to visit the site to pick up any articles of interest but ONLY ON THE FOLLOWING DATES / TIMES:

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 21, 2022 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 28, 2022 1:00-4:00 p.m.

**NOTE: Times can be extended later than 4:00 p.m. but cannot be earlier than 1:00 p.m.
You do not need to reserve a specific time (unless after 4:00 p.m.), but we ask that you send an email to to confirm which date you have chosen.

The only access to the building will be via the main entrance (where reception was located). There will be a diocesan employee on site, but you will be responsible for moving any of the items you choose. You should therefore make sure to have the required manpower and appropriate vehicle to move and carry the items, as he will not be able to assist you. Please bring any tools you feel you may require, especially if you wish to disassemble larger items such as desks for easier transport.

Should you have any questions, please contact Colette Legault in Diocesan Administration at or by phone at 613-738-5025, ext. 244.