June 29, 2007
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW ARCHBISHOP, TERRENCE PRENDERGAST, S.J., UPON HIS RECENT OFFICIAL INSTALLMENT AS ARCHBISHOP OF OTTAWA.
OUR PRAYERS GO WITH HIM AS HE BEGINS HIS MINISTRY
LAST FRIDAY FAX UNTIL FALL: This will be the last regular Friday Fax until the fall. Have a safe & joyful summer!
FROM THE DIOCESAN CENTRE
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), The next Come & See will be on Fri., Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. We will share food, friendship & prayer. Info: Camille (613-276-1679).
COME & SEE FOR MEN: Have you ever thought of becoming a priest? Our "Come & See" group meets each month for fellowship, prayer & discussion. Next meetings: Fri., July 20 & Aug. 17. Info: Msgr. Len Lunney (613-738-5025).
INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS QUEBEC CITY JUNE 15 22, 2022: For information, please contact Fr. Pommainville: Sainte-Genevieve Parish (613-731-3772). Info: (www.cei2022.ca).
F.A.C.E.S. FOR SINGLE CATHOLICS: Lunch followed by a visit to the National Gallery to see the Renoir landscapes exhibition. Sun., July 8, 1:00 p.m. Meet at the Earl of Sussex, 431 Sussex Dr. for lunch and then to the Gallery. Admission to the Renoir exhibit: $15. Reservations are important: (613-721-1244).
CHAMPBOISÉ SOLITUDE CENTRE: 6 day retreat in English. Encountering the Healing God. July 13 July 19. Located just outside Buckingham. Info: (819-986-3036); ([email protected]); (www.champboise.org).
F.A.C.E.S. FOR SINGLE CATHOLICS: Canoeing, pedal boating or kayaking at the Dows Lake Pavilion. Wed., July 25, 7:00 p.m. at the rental booth downstairs. Cost of rentals to be shared by two. Malones Restaurant patio from 8:00 p.m. Bring parking ticket (Dows Lake lot) as Malones provides two-hours free parking. Reserve: (613-248-1053).
CURSILLO POTLUCK PICNIC: Waupoos Farm, 2050 Rideau Rd, Sat. Aug 11, 3:00 p.m., mass at 4:30 p.m. Info: Laura Kelly (613-822-2189).
SCHOOL REGISTRATION FOR NEWCOMERS TO OTTAWA: All newcomers who wish to enroll their children in the Ottawa Catholic School Board must first make an appointment at the Family Welcome Centre, 290 Nepean St. (Tel: 613-233-5670, leave a clear message & your call will be returned). The Centre is open during July & December and Newcomer Families are encouraged to book an appointment for intake and assessment as soon as possible.
Green Sacred Space Awards: From Faith and the Common Good, an interfaith group dedicated to Stewardship of Creation. Info & forms: (http://www.fcgottawa.ca/documents/GSSAwards.pdf); from John Dorner, Liaison for Environmental Stewardship, Archdiocesan Office of Social Justice(613-738-5025, ext 223); ([email protected]). The document points to directions a parish might pursue to begin involvement as Stewards of Creation.
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY DISTANCE EDUCATION: For adults seeking faith formation. Info: Ministry Programs Office, Continuing & Distance Education, St. Francis Xavier University, P. O. Box 5000, Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5. (1-877-867-5562); (diplomainminis[email protected]); (www.stfx.ca/academic/continuinged/ministry.html).
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