Diocesan News

June 23, 2006

PRAYERS & SYMPATHY: For the repose of the soul of Reverend Claude Parent who died on June 16 at the age of 68. Visitation at Kelly Funeral Home, 2370 St. Joseph Blvd, Orleans, Friday, June 23, 2:00 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 9:00 p.m. Funeral on Saturday, June 24, 11:00 a.m. at St-Joseph Church, Orleans. Please remember him, his children, Michel, Lise and Guy, and his family in your prayers.

PRAYERS & SYMPATHY: For the repose of the soul of Margaret Mary Dupuis, mother-in-law of Linda Dupuis, Youth Ministry Co-ordinator, English Sector, Archdiocese of Ottawa. Funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church, St-Lambert, Quebec. Please remember Margaret, her son Ray and Linda, Megan, Tracy & Samantha 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: (613-738-5025).

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 meetings are on Fri., July 21 & Aug. 18. Info: Msgr. Len Lunney (613-738-5025).

RETROUVAILLE WEEKEND: The next Retrouvaille Weekend in Ottawa will be held September 8 10, 2006. For info, please call Deacon Eugene Perabo (613-830-2201).

The Challenge for Catholic Parish Life with Jerry Galipeau: Gathering the Assembly. Saturday Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Diocesan Centre. Please check your Parish Poster for further details and register at (613-738-5025 ext. 253) or ([email protected]) before Sept. 15.

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 (613-738-5025 ext 231).


ALPHA CONFERENCE FOR LEADERS: Equip & Refresh. Conference Co-chair: Msgr. Len Lunney, EV. Speaker: Father James Mallon (Halifax). St. George Church, 152 Metcalfe St. Sept. 8 & 9. Cost: $59 individual; $105 couple; $53 (group 3+). Info: (http://alpha.ncf.ca/news.html). Registration: (www.alphacanada.org) or (613-592-5310).

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Youth & Family Ministry Co-ordinator. Full-time, salaried co-ordinator to organize and implement a comprehensive youth and family ministry program at St. John the Apostle Parish. Employment commencing mid-December. For job description and qualifications please contact the parish: (613-829-1760) or ([email protected]).

52nd PILGRIMAGE TO OUR LADY OF KNOCK SHRINE, MAYO, QUEBEC: Presider & homilist: Fr. Peter McKenna, s.c.j. Sun., Aug. 13. Info: ([email protected]) or (819-986-3763).

HUMANAE VITAE CONFERENCE CD OR DVD RECORDINGS AVAILABLE: Towards a Culture of Life. Descriptions, speakers, cost information at (www.therosarium.ca) or (1-888-354-3092).

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