Diocesan News

April 27, 2007


COME AND SEE FOR WOMEN: Are you a young woman interested in discerning a vocation to religious life? If so, you are invited to attend the monthly Come & See for women. St. Theresa parish (Somerset & Cartier), Fri., May 11, 6:30 p.m. We will share food, friendship and prayer. Info: Camille (613-276-1679).

ADULT FAITH DEVELOPMENT: What does it mean for me to be a Catholic in the world today? More about Baptism, the call to discipleship and the mission of the Church to the world. Presenter: Bishop Paul-André Durocher. Sat., May 12. Cost: $15. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn. Info: Carol (738-5025 X 251); ([email protected]). Registrations: ([email protected]); (738-5025 X 217).

Children & Teenagers in Transition: Children and, especially, teenagers are often the victims of separation and divorce, and dealing with their issues will be the theme of a presentation to be given by Lyn Williams-Keeler, Family Counselor at 7:30 p.m., Wed., May 16 to the Ministry to Separated and Divorced Catholics, as part of on-going monthly presentations. Conference Room, Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn Place. No fee; no registration required. All are welcome. Info: Deacon Paul Coderre (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).

Under The Son Youth Rally: On Friday, May 25 - Sunday, May 27, the Youth Office will be hosting the third annual Under The Son Youth Rally. This event is open to all high school aged youth. It will feature great talks, awesome food, small group sharing, rocking music, Adoration, Mass, Ultimate Frizbee and much more. For more info or to register: contact 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.


FEAST DAY IN METCALFE: Celebrating the Feast Day of St. Catherine of Siena at all Masses: Sat., Apr. 28, 5:00 p.m.; Sun., Apr. 29, 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. All are welcome. Info: Lynda (613-821-3776); ([email protected]).

BUS TO NATIONAL MARCH FOR LIFE, MAY 10TH: Leaving St. John the Apostle Parish, 9:00 a.m. to St. Patrick's Basilica for the Pro-Life Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gervais, then to Parliament Hill. Pick up on Wellington St. at Bank, at 2:45 p.m. to return to St. John the Apostle parish. Free will offering. Reservations: Deborah (613-820-3580).

Youville Centre MOTHERS DAY AUCTION & DINNER: This innovative centre motivates, educates and nurtures young mothers and their children to become self-sufficient, contributing members of society. Support their work on Thurs., May 10, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Tudor Hall, 3750 Bowesville Rd. Cost: $55 each; Corporate Table of 8 for $400. Info: (613-231-5150 Ext. 128 or 104); ([email protected]).

Stamp Sale for Miriam Centre: Miriam Centre invites you to its eleventh stamp sale Thurs., May 10, 4:00 9:00 p.m. and Sat., May 12, 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Sale held at the Centre, 2742 St-Joseph Blvd. Orléans. Wide selection of world stamps for collectors of all ages. Excellent prices! For information: (613-830-8623).

SPRING RETREAT FOR MEN & WOMEN: Retreat Master: Rev. Robert LaPlante. Theme: A Marian Synthesis. Notre Dame de la Providence Retreat House, Orleans. Fri., May 25, 7:30 p.m. Sun., May 27, noon. Registration fee: $125, incl. lodging, 5 meals. Reserve: Mrs. Suzanne Crapigna (613-828-9455). Sponsored by Legion of Mary.

Parish Libraries: Do you have a parish library? If so, Mary Holder at Our Lady of Fatima Parish would be pleased to hear from you at ([email protected]).

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