News Update: 2022.12.16

News Update: 2022.12.16

When Joseph awoke from sleep, he did as the Angel of the Lord commanded him: He took her as his wife.

Matthew 1.24

4th Sunday of Advent

Parish Office

St Mary’s Parish Office will close for the Christmas Holidays on December 21st at 4:00pm and reopen at 9:30am on January 3rd

Adoration Chapel

The Adoration Chapel will be closed for the Christmas Holidays on December 26th and reopen on January 2nd 

Donations Envelopes Are Ready for Pick Up

Please pick up your donation envelopes this weekend 

If you have any questions please contact the office

St. Mary’s Marriage Preparation Course 

St. Mary’s will have a marriage preparation course starting on January 30, 2023. There will be 7 weekly meetings from 7:15 to 9:15 pm on Monday evenings, with the final session at 7:15 pm on Thursday, March 30, 2023. For more information, go to:, and to register, please email  

Bacon & Eggs Christmas Breakfast 

Following the 9am Mass Christmas Day 

RSVP or for more information, contact Per and Carole at

Volunteers and freewill offering are welcome. Guests and volunteers are encouraged to sign up here: 

Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Competition    

Our Knights of Columbus (K of C) council would like to remind that all children that registered in this competition must submit their poster by Sunday 18 Dec 22. Please give your poster to a K of C rep at the back of the church before or after Sunday mass.  Further information can be given to you by contacting Per Talgoy 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: