Diocesan News

June 16, 2006


DEVELOPMENT OFFICER: In order to develop, implement and manage a Planned Giving Program, the Archdiocese of Ottawa is currently seeking a Development Officer. The full job description can be obtained by visiting our Diocesan web site at www.catholicottawa.ca.

DIOCESAN YOUTH OFFICE 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).

SEPARATED & DIVORCED STRAWBERRY SOCIAL: Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn Place. Wed., June 21, 7:30 p.m. Info: Deacon Rick McLellan (738-5025 ext. 228).

ORDINATIONS TO THE PERMANENT DIACONATE: Rick Gervais, Tom Stephenson, and Yves Trottier will be ordained as Permanent Deacons on Sun., June 25, 2:30 p.m. at Notre Dame Cathedral. Please keep these men and their families in your prayers.

DIOCESAN FEAST DAY 2006: We will be celebrating the two newest churches erected in our diocese: Sainte-Marie (Orléans) for the French sector and Good Shepherd (Orleans) for the English sector. Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica, Tuesday, June 27, 7:30 p.m. All of the faithful of the diocese are encouraged to participate. Info: (738-5025).


Euchre St. Philips Parish, RICHMOND: Euchre will run throughout the summer months at St. Philips Parish on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Refreshments are served. Info: (838-2314).

SIPL/SIRE Brochures: A reminder of the Summer Institutes in Pastoral Liturgy and Religious Education at Saint Paul's from July 4-14, this summer. Deadline for registration is coming soon. There are many interesting courses in liturgy and religious education available; if interested please pick up a brochure at your parish or at Saint Paul's.

Summer Mass Schedule St. Philips, RICHMOND: As of June 25th, St. Philips in Richmond will have only one Sunday morning mass. It will be held at 10.30 a.m. Info: (838-2314).

ST. PATRICK'S BASILICA ONE-DAY PILGRIMAGE TO CORMAC ON THE FEAST OF ST. ANN: Sunday, July 30, 2006. Bus leaves from St. Patrick's Basilica, Nepean St. at 8:00 a.m. Departure from Cormac 4:30 p.m. Cost: $30/person. Info: Lucy Valentino (613-238-8728) or Cecille (613-729-1568).

ASSUMPTION PARISH 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: All former parishioners and friends of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, 320 Olmstead are cordially invited to celebrate at a Eucharistic Celebration presided by Archbishop Marcel Gervais on Tues., Aug. 15, 7:00 p.m. Reception of refreshments and warm friendship follows.

SERVITE SECULAR INSTITUTE ANNUAL 2006 RETREAT: An Annual Retreat with Fr. Tim Amyot, osm. Sept. 11-15 will be held at The Grey Sisters, Marguerite Centre, 700 McKay Street, Pembroke. Info: Mary Power, SSI (613) 722- 0302 or ([email protected]).

PILGRIMAGE FOR THE HANDICAPPED TO CAPE-DE-LA-MADELEINE: Organized by the Legion of Mary. Sept. 8, 9 & 10. For handicapped persons & seniors as well as able-bodied persons willing to assist them. Cost: $218.16 $225.09, includes meals, lodging, transportation. Info: Cheryl Clingaman (728-5687).

DAILY READINGS REFERENCES ON CCCB WEBSITE: Daily readings references are provided on the English version of the CCCB Website. An icon, inserted on the (right) side of the first page http://www.cccb.ca/Home.htm?NL=1 of the CCCB Website leads to files providing info on daily celebrations and readings at mass, taken from the Ordo.

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