The St. Mary’s Update | January 27, 2023

The St. Mary’s Update | January 27, 2023

The St. Mary’s Update

The St. Mary’s Update is our weekly newsletter featuring news and stories from St. Mary’s Parish! Subscribe now to receive The St. Mary’s Update in your inbox every Friday.

What’s Next for St. Mary’s?

Last Sunday, Fr. Mark shared a new step for St. Mary’s Parish, encouraging parishioners to take up a forty-day prayer challenge this Lent. In case you missed it, you can watch his homily to find out more about this exciting new step. Stay tuned for more updates.

Candlemas Blessing

Fr. Ken will be performing a traditional blessing of the candles at the 9:00 AM Mass on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on Thursday, February 2nd. Parishioners are invited to bring in their own candles to be blessed.

From the Office

Tax Receipts Available for Pick Up

Tax receipts for 2022 are now available for pick up at the entrance of the church this weekend.

Get Involved

Weekend Adoration Chapel Volunteers Needed

The Adoration Chapel is looking to open on weekends. We need two committed adorers for every hour from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Contact us at or click the link below to sign up.

Join a Ministry

We are always looking for new volunteers to get involved! No matter what you have to offer, there is a ministry that is right for you.


Subscribe to The St. Mary’s Parish Podcast

Listen to homilies and talks on The St. Mary’s Parish Podcast! Subscribe now to get your weekly dose of inspiration. Available on Apple, Spotify, Google, and Amazon Music.

In the Community

Ottawa Catholic Young Professionals

OCYP is a new ministry for professionals under 40 looking to excel in their professional vocation while living out their faith in the workplace! Join us for our next event on Thursday February 2nd at 7:00 PM at Royal Oak Pub (188 Bank St), for an evening of networking and a brief address from Amy Cronin on the topic of “How to change the world one step at a time”. Find Out More

Virtual Come and See – Servants of the Cross

The Community Servants of the Cross is hosting a Virtual Come and See for young single women who are discerning the consecrated life from February 23rd-25th. Register Here


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