Diocesan News

May 5, 2006


ADULT FAITH DEVELOPMENT: What does it mean for me to be a Catholic in this world today? This session will help participants to name and claim our Deep Waters of Faith as Adult Catholics in the World Today! In a time of reflection and integration for all who have participated in at least a session or two of "Putting Out Into the Deep!" Presenter: Carol Kuzmochka. Sat., May 13, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn. Cost: $15. Info: Carol (738-5025 X 251); ([email protected]). Registrations: ([email protected]) or (X 217).

REMINDER PASTORAL DAY: Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the Pastoral Day on Wed., May 17 at the Diocesan Centre. Coffee in cafeteria at 9:30 a.m., begins in conference room at 10:00 a.m. Please plan to attend.

COME AND SEE: Have you ever thought of becoming a priest? Our "Come and See" group meets each month for fellowship, prayer and discussion. The next meeting is on Fri., May 19. Info: English Pastoral Services (738-5025).

SEPARATED & DIVORCED H.E.L.P. NITE: General Discussion Group. Wed., May 24, 7:30 p.m. Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn Pl. Info: Deacon Rick McLellan (738-5025 ext. 228).

WHATS NEW AT THE DIOCESAN YOUTH OFFICE? Diocesan CD Release: For Him features Praise & Worship performed by some of Ottawas finest youth/young adults. Includes Breathe, Better is One Day, How great is our God Holy is His Name and more! Cost: $15 donation to Youth Office. To purchase: Linda or Ted (738-5025 ext 231).

Godspell: The Youth Office will be producing the Musical Godspell on May 11, 12 & 13 at St. Paul High School. Cost: $10 youth; $15 adults. Tickets: Linda Dupuis (738-5025 ext 231). Please keep the cast and crew in your prayers.

Youth Summit 2006: A National Youth Gathering preparing the way for the 49th International Eucharistic Congress 2022. Fri., May 19 Mon., May 22 in Quebec City. Ages 18-35. The diocesan youth office is looking to send a team of 10-15 young adults. Info: Linda (738-5025 ext 231).

Under the Son Youth Rally: For Youths, grades 9-12. Includes great talks, small group discussions, skits and dramas, Praise and Worship and Adoration, games (beach volleyball, ultimate Frisbee etc), awesome food and much more! Cost: $45.00. May 26-28 at St. Monicas (Nepean). Info: Linda or Ted (738-5025 ext 231).


NATIONAL MARCH FOR LIFE: Thurs., May 11. Bus leaves St. John the Apostle parish, 9:00 a.m. to Notre Dame Cathedral for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Bus at 11:45 a.m. to Parliament Hill for the March. Bus on Wellington Street, 2:30 p.m., returning to St. John the Apostle. All welcome! Free will offering. Reservations: Deborah La Riccia (820-3580).

TAPESTRY HOUSE SAYE GOODBYE: Tapestry house, dedicated to the care, support and empowerment of all care givers, is closing her doors, May 31. Friends & clients are invited to a final gathering, Tues., May 16, 7:00 9:00 p.m.

Healing Mass: With Fr. Fernando Suarez, CC. St. Maurice Church. Tues., May 16, 7:00 p.m. Hosted by La Pieta Prayer Group. Info: Shirley or George (613-225-6529).

PARISH GARAGE SALE: St. Monica Parish (2080 Merivale Rd.). A GIANT Garage Sale. Sat., June 3, 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Proceeds for parish renovations. Info: (727-1067).

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