Diocesan News

May 18, 2007

Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast, S.J.
named Archbishop of Ottawa



CATHOLIC OTTAWA A NEWSLETTER OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF OTTAWA: Available on our website at: (www.catholicottawa.ca).

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.

REMINDER- NEXT SCHEDULED SPECIAL COLLECTION: For Pastoral Works of the Holy Father, to take place the weekend of June 2-3, 2007.

ORDINATIONS TO THE PERMANENT DIACONATE: Dan Careau, Fred Jardine, and Greg Vaughn will be ordained as Permanent Deacons on Sun, June 10, 2:30 p.m. at Notre Dame Cathedral. Please keep these men and their families in your prayers.

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).


3RD ANNUAL MAP COMMUNITY AWARENESS EVENT: A message of hope for victims of violence. Speakers: Sharon & Gary Rosenfeldt. Tues., May 22, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at The Ottawa Mennonite Church, 1830 Kilborn Ave. Seating limited. Reservations: (613-749-2415); (613-733-6729).

PENTECOST EVENING PRAYER: To end the Easter Season. Sun., May 27, 7:30 p.m. St. Basil Parish. All welcome!

PRAYER & GARDENS: With Diana Froh, garden designer and horticulturist. Resurrection of Our Lord parish, Tues. May 29, 11:00 a.m. Bring a sandwich; soup to be served. Info: (613-733-4661).

ST. BERNARD PARISH 50TH JUBILEE RESTORATION FUNDRAISER: Bake Sale & Annual Plant Sale. Sat., June 2 & Sun., June 3, after all Masses at St. Bernard Parish. Donations of bake goods and perennial plants appreciated.

CD RELEASE CONCERT: From NET Ministries of Canada. 'Will You Rest Here?' All original Catholic music by JP de Fleuriot, seminarian and NET alumnus. Guest performances by Joe Zambon and Matt Nelson. No cover charge; all ages welcome. Fri., June 15, 7:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Parish, 3092 Innes Rd.

CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD: Formation Course for Adults This intensive two-week course prepares you to work with children ages 3-6. Aug. 10 24. Info: Jennifer Camfield (613-238-2646).

ST. MONICA PARISH SUMMER DAY CAMP: During the months of July & December for children 6 12 years. Info: Brendan (613-727-1067, ext. 223).

ELECTORAL REFORM IN ONTARIO: Speakers from the local chapter of the movement promoting electoral reform are available to address and educate church groups. Info: Fair Vote Canada (613-237-8684); (613-828-1401).

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