News Update: 2022.10.11

News Update: 2022.10.11

Stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near, Alleluia!

Luke 21:8

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

A prayer of Remembrance

Almighty and eternal God, from whose love in Christ we cannot be parted either by death or life; hear our prayers and thanksgivings for all whom we remember this day; fulfil in them the purpose of your love; and bring us all, with them to your eternal joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Night of Worship and Ministry


As we worship, see the Lord minister to His people in power! Come join us on November 25, 2022 (7-9 pm) for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, and healing. 

Theme: Walking in Faith
Speaker: Fr. Lawrence Hyginus, CC, Companions of the Cross Director of Vocations

ONLINE @ St. Mary’s Youtube Channel (

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The Prayer and Prophetic Ministry members will be available to pray for you in person.

For more information, please contact Natalia Lacar (

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes – Pick Up this Weekend

We’ll be collecting Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes this weekend at all 3 Masses, in case anyone forgot to bring them in last weekend.  

Permission – The Series

This series of four talks will inspire and equip you to be more explosively alive in your faith. Fr. Bob Bedard’s vision of an Explosively Alive Church needs Explosively Alive Christians. Everyone is welcome to join this series of inspiring talks led by Companions of the Cross priests and deacons. At 7:00 pm on Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11 & Dec. 18. Register to receive the YouTube link:

Journey of Discovery: A seminar to help reveal your Spiritual Gifts (Charisms)

Discover the gifts God has given you! The Journey of Discovery: Spiritual Gifts Workshop is a two-day seminar where you will learn about the nature of spiritual gifts, your vocation, and how to undertake the process of discernment.

Friday, Nov. 18, 7-9:30 P.M.; 
Sat. Nov. 19, 2022 from 10 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. 

To Register: Call or Text: 613 884 1063 or at

“Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.” 1 Peter 4:10

Join the Servants of the Cross for our I Am More – Advent Special!

Beginning on:   – Nov. 18th, 2022 –

Fridays During Advent – Over Zoom 7:30-9:00pm ET

Let’s walk together this Advent and exchange the lies we believe for the truth that God says about us. We will read together Chris Stefanick’s book called I Am _ and discover God’s tender love for each of us.

Let’s rewrite our names, and re-route our lives!

To register, please visit:

Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Competition.

 Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus 

This poster competition encourages parish children between 5 and 14 to acknowledge that Jesus is the Reason for the Season.  There will be prizes for three different age groups: 5 to 7, 8 to 10, and 11 to 14.  This Sunday (13 Nov)  mass and next Sunday (20 Nov), families will be offered registration material for the competition before and after mass.  For the judges to choose the winners, the 11×17 inch posters need to be submitted  after the weekend mass on Sun 18 Dec 22. The three criteria for the winning posters are as follows:  the slogan (30 points), the visuals (30 points), and overall impact (40 points).  Winning posters will be announced in Jan 2023.    For further information contact Knight of Columbus brother Per Talgoy at”

Renewed in Liturgy Series 2022

Announcing the 3rd “Renewed in Liturgy” Teaching series with talks and videos.  

Join us on three consecutive Fridays 7pm to 9pm in November.

  • Nov 4: Eucharist, the Source and Summit of Christian life.
    • Speaker: Archbishop Marcel Damphousse.
  • Nov 11: Spirit of Liturgy.
    • Speaker: Rev. Fr. Lindsay Harrison.
  • Nov 18: Fruitful Participation in the Church’s Sacred Liturgy
    • Speaker: Rev. Fr. Hezuk Shroff.

Venue: Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 20 Grant Street, Ottawa

For more info and Registration:  

Email: or Deacon Mathew (613) 355-6023

Diocesan World Youth Day

At Notre Dame Cathedral, Ottawa on Sun., Nov. 20, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Spiritual preparation workshops followed by Mass at 5:00 pm. Link to poster here. All are welcome!

3rd “Renewed in Liturgy” Teaching Series

Three consecutive Fridays, 7-9pm in November. Nov. 4, Archbishop Marcel Damphousse on Eucharist, the Source and Summit of Christian life. Nov. 11, Fr. Lindsay Harrison on Spirit of Liturgy. Nov. 18, Fr. Hezuk Shroff on Fruitful Participation in the Church’s Sacred Liturgy. At Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 20 Grant Street, Ottawa. Info & registration: or Deacon Mathew 613-355-6023.