Sacraments

Sacraments

At St. Mary’s, we offer the sacraments to the faithful every day. We want the graces of the sacraments to be accessible to everyone!

The sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us.

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Sacraments at St. Mary’s

Mass and Confession Times

Mass Sunday Mass Saturday 5:00 pm Sunday 9:00 am & 11:00 am Daily Mass Monday-Saturday 9:00 am Confession Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 9:30 amSaturday 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Divine Mercy Library Sunday 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Adoration Chapel Monday 6:00 am – 10:00 pmTuesday 6:00 am – 10:00 pmWednesday 6:00 am – 10:00 pmThursday 6:00 am – 10:00 pmFriday 6:00 am – 3:00 pmSaturday – Sunday CLOSED The chapel will remain open outside of these hours until 10:00…

Baptism

In the sacrament of baptism, we welcome new Christians into the family of Christ! Contact us to book your child’s baptism at St. Mary’s. Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit Catechism of the Catholic Church 1213 Adult Baptism Are you considering becoming a Catholic Christian? RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, is the place for you to discover the Catholic faith. Book Your Child’s Baptism

First Communion and Reconciliation Preparation

Renée Gallagher | first.communion@stmarysottawa.ca Our First Communion ministry offers a dynamic, hands on approach to sacramental prep that focuses on discipleship. This program is also available as a supplement to families whose child is participating in a school based program. Upcoming Course Orientation Session Saturday, October 28, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM St. Mary’s Parish (Hall) Other Sessions November 25, January 6, February 3, March 2, April 6, May 11 First Communion Mass Sunday, June 2, 2024 9:00 AM…

Confirmation Preparation

Jackie O’Donnell | confirmation@stmarysottawa.ca Do you have a child in Grade 6 or older in need of the Sacrament of Confirmation? St. Mary’s Parish offers a fun and informative course to prepare them for this important moment in their faith life. Upcoming Course Starts Wednesday, November 8th Every two weeks St. Mary’s Parish – Hall What to Expect Your child will use the Chosen confirmation preparation program created by Ascension Press. The course features a combination of video and small…

Weddings

Looking to get married at St. Mary’s? We are here to help you every step of the way to prepare for your big day. Marriage Preparation If you’re getting married in the Catholic Church, you’ll need to complete a marriage preparation course. At St. Mary’s, we offer an in-depth program to prepare you for the joys and challenges of married life. Book Your Wedding We require at least nine months notice to book your wedding. Contact us below to get…

Marriage Preparation

Véronique and Howie Fohr | marriagepreparation@stmarysottawa.ca Marriage preparation is a 7-week course for engaged couples discerning marriage. The evening sessions include a talk and a time for engage couples to answer and discuss questions relating to the topic of the evening. Upcoming Course Our next course will be announced soon. In the meantime, please contact us at marriage.preparation@stmarysottawa.ca. What to Expect Each week, you and your fiancé will discuss a core topic crucial to a fulfilling and Christ-centred marriage. Experienced…

Anointing of the Sick

The Sacrament of the Sick is available for those who are near death, dealing with serious illness, or preparing for major medical treatment. Contact us to request the anointing of the sick. For urgent matters, call the office immediately at (613) 728-9811. Contact Us For urgent matters, call the office immediately at (613) 728-9811.

Funerals

In the funeral Mass, the community gathers to pray for the soul of a loved one who has passed into the next life. Booking a funeral for your loved one can be a difficult process, but we are here to walk with you through every step. Contact us to plan a funeral for your loved one. Book a Funeral