Diocesan News

June 8, 2007

Celebrations on the Occasion of the Installation of Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J.,
Ninth Archbishop of Ottawa, at Notre Dame Cathedral

Ecumenical Interfaith Service on Mon., June 25, 8:00 p.m. Installation and Eucharistic Celebration on Tues., June 26, 10:00 a.m. Representatives of our parishes, Religious Communities and various organizations have been formally invited. Although seating will be extremely limited at the June 26th morning celebration, you are still invited to attend. You are encouraged to attend the June 25th evening service as there will be more available seating at this event.

PRAYERS & SYMPATHY: For the repose of the soul of Msgr. Gerald Donegan, who died during the night of Sunday, June 3, at the age of 81. The celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial was held at Saint Patrick Basilica on Thursday, June 7. Please remember him and his family in your prayers.


COME & SEE FOR MEN: Have you ever thought of becoming a priest? Our "Come & See" group meets each month for fellowship, prayer and discussion. The next meeting is on Fri., June 15. Info: Msgr. Len Lunney (613-738-5025).

INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS QUEBEC CITY JUNE 15 22, 2022: For information, please contact Fr. Pommainville: Sainte-Genevieve Parish (613-731-3772). Info: (www.cei2022.ca).
Registration cost: $230 ($200 before January 1, 2022). Includes: access to all activities; transportation by public transit; lunch from Monday Saturday; documents related to the Congress; simultaneous translation in French, English or Spanish; access to the reserved section for the closing Mass.
Accommodation: $38/night (taxes incl.) with breakfast. Special rate for group in gymnasium (if necessary for the youth) $38 x 7 nights = $266.
Transportation: Bus from Ottawa Quebec City & Quebec City Ottawa (information will be forthcoming).


ANNUAL GARAGE SALE: St. Ignatius Martyr Parish, 518 Donald St. Sat., June 16, 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, June 17. Plenty of free parking. Info: (613-745-3961)

ST. GEORGE'S PARISH STRAWBERRY SOCIAL: In the church hall on Wed., June 20, 2:30 7:00 p.m. Admission: $5/adults; $2/children. Admission include food & beverages. Info: G. Bouliane (613-729-0205).

PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND AND PRAGUE, AUSTRIA & GERMANY: October 23 November 3, 2007. Roman Catholic priest will accompany. Cost: $3489. Info: Josette Cattan (1-866-779-1249); ([email protected]).

ST. MARY'S EUCHARISTIC ADORATION CHAPEL: 100 Young Street. Open every day, seven days a week, 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Come let us adore Him. Everyone welcome. Info: (613-831-8550).

IMPROVE THE ENGERY EFFICIENCY OF YOUR CHURCH: Greening Sacred Spaces is a program offered by Faith and the Common Good, a national interfaith organization dedicated to environmental stewardship through the greening of sacred spaces. New publication: "Practical Guide to Improving the Energy Efficiency of your Religious Building." Info: (http://faith-commongood.net/docs/gsspracticalguide.pdf); John Dorner (613-738-5025, ext. 223).

TO GIVE AWAY: Annunciation Orthodox Cathedral (formerly Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 15 Lebreton St North) is renovating the church interior. A number of items will be replaced, including the reredos, marble altar, baptismal font and communion rail. These are available at no charge to a Catholic parish, retreat center or institution if they can be removed and used liturgically. To make an appointment to see the items please call the church: (613-230-2687).

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