Diocesan News

May 11, 2007

INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS QUEBEC CITY 2022: Fr. Michel Pommainville has been appointed as the diocesan contact for the 2022 International Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City in replacement of Rev. Fr. Doris Laplante, C.Ss.R. To contact Fr. Pommainville: Sainte-Genevieve Parish (613-731-3772). To register for June 15 - 22: (www.cei2022.ca). Accommodation: The Diocese has reserved approx 80 beds at the Redemptorist Residence Pavillon St-Rédempteur at Saint-Decemberin-de-Desmaures, west of Quebec City. First come, first serve. Also: join the group organized by St. Patricks Basilica & Ottawa Valley Tours; info: Nancy Williams (613-723-5701).


Children & Teenagers in Transition: Presenter: Lyn Williams-Keeler, Family Counselor. 7:30 p.m., Wed., May 16 to Ministry to Separated and Divorced Catholics. Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn Pl. No fee; no registration. All welcome. Info: Deacon Paul (613-738-5025, Ext 222); ([email protected]).

COME AND SEE FOR MEN: Have you ever thought of becoming a priest? Our "Come and See" group meets each month for fellowship, prayer & discussion. The next meeting is on Fri., May 18. Info: Msgr. Len Lunney (613-738-5025).

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Last day for registrations for the "Institute on Reconciliation" is Thurs., May 24. Kindly get your registration in a.s.a.p. For further info: ([email protected]); (613-738-5025, x251).

Under The Son Youth Rally: Open to high school aged youth. Great talks, awesome food, small group sharing, rocking music, Adoration, Mass, Ultimate Frizbee and more. Fri., May 25 Sun., May 27. Info: Ted (613-738-5025 ext 231); (www.ottawacatholicyouth.com).

DIOCESAN FEAST CELEBRATION OF ARCHBISHOP GERVAIS EPISCOPAL MINISTRY IN OTTAWA: Notre Dame Cathedral, Thursday, May 31, 7:30 p.m. Please note the change of date and plan to attend.


ST. IGNATIUS C.W.L. DESSERT & CARD PARY: In the parish hall at St. Ignatius. Tues., May 15, 1:00 p.m. Tickets: $5. Refreshments served. Plenty of free parking. Info: (613-745-3961).

MASS OF HEALING: With Fr. Melvin Doucette. Wed., May 23, 7:00 p.m. St. Ignatius parish. Info: (613-745-3961).

WAUPOOS: Mass of healing on Thurs., May 24, 7:00 p.m. with Father Doucette. Located at 2050 Rideau Rd behind the Ottawa Airport. Directions and info: (www.waupoos.com). Freewill offering. Info: (613-822-2189).

ST. BERNARD PARISH 50TH ANNIVERSARY: An invitation to all former parishioners on Sun., May 27, 11:00 a.m. Archbishop Marcel Gervais will preside at the Eucharistic Celebration. Games for the children after Mass. Knights of Columbus barbeque at 1:00 p.m. Info: parish office (613-738-1943); Colleen Randall (613-523-0664).

SEEKING SMALL, PART-TIME OFFICE JOB: For a visually impaired gentleman. Uses computer with a vision enhancing device; speaks Spanish and English well, has an Economics degree and is currently studying bookkeeping. Info: Bonnie Bedford, Ontario March of Dimes (613-596-3463 ext. 242); ([email protected]).

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