The St. Mary’s Update
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The Alpha Experience at St. Mary’s
Monday Evenings starting January 15th | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Are you searching for meaning in your life? Do you ever wonder about life’s greatest questions? The Alpha Experience at St. Mary’s is an open and welcoming environment to explore faith and God. Our next Alpha course begins on January 15th – it’s free and open to everyone! Register now at stmarysottawa.ca/alpha.
Night of Worship and Ministry
Friday, January 26th | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us on Friday, January 26th from 7 to 9 PM for our Night of Worship and Ministry; an evening of worship, teaching, and healing. This month, Fr. Roger Vandenakker, the General Superior of the Companions of the Cross, will be speaking on the theme of “Spiritual Breakthrough”. The members of the Prayer and Prophetic Ministry will be available to pray over you.
News and Notes
Weekday Confession Cancellations
There will be no weekday confessions this week on Wednesday and Friday after Mass.
Donation Envelopes for 2024
Donation envelopes for the 2024 year are available for pickup at the back of the church this weekend.
For Engaged Couples
Thursdays beginning January 25th | 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Experience a fulfilling and Christ-centred marriage! St. Mary’s will have a marriage preparation course starting on January 25, 2023. There will be 7 weekly meetings from 7:15 PM to 9:15 PM on Thursday evenings, with the final session at 7:15 pm on Thursday, March 21, 2023. To register, please visit
stmarysottawa.ca/marriage or email