News Update: 2022.11.18

News Update: 2022.11.18

Jesus remember me, when you come into your kingdom.

Luke 23:42

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of The Universe

Many Thanks to Our Parishioners

We would like to thank all those of you who have generously responded to Ottawa-Cornwall’s Fundraising Campaign in Support of Reconciliation: A CHRIST-CENTRED CO-JOURNEY TOWARDS HEALING. To follow the ongoing progress of the campaign as well as local Indigenous projects and initiatives that will be funded by your donations be sure to visit the campaign website at  If you have not yet made your donation it is not too late. 

Ask your pastor for the special collection envelope or donate online at

St. Mary’s Parish Ottawa Looking For Full Time Youth Minister 

Are you effective at communicating the Gospel to young people?

Can you plan and organize fun discipleship-oriented programs for children to young adults?

Are you effective at recruiting and mentoring youth leaders?

Do you have excellent communication and great administrative skills?

If so, please send your resume to:

St. Mary’s Parish Ottawa Looking For a Part Time Personal Assistant to Fr. Mark Goring

20 hours a week. 

Need to be available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons and some Saturday mornings.

Position requires basic computer skills and good communication skills both written and spoken.

apply to:

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 (

or Facebook (

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

For more information, please contact Natalia Lacar (

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:

St Mary’s Parish Men’s Night Out 30 Nov 22.   

Join us in a games night in the parish hall at 7:00 pm and enjoy some male fellowship.  Bring your ping pong racket, crib board, lucky deck of cards and favourite game board.   A free will offering will be requested to cover the costs of the refreshments.  To estimate the amount of food and drink, please RSVP by 28 Nov 22 to Chris Currie at

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!

Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition

This globally successful exhibition is an innovative and unique interpretation of Michelangelo’s timeless masterpiece. At Ottawa EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Dr., Dec 7 – Jan 22. Info & further details: