Diocesan News

March 30, 2007


CHRISM MASS: This years Chrism Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. It will be followed by a reception in the Cathedral Hall, and all the clergy, religious and faithful of the Archdiocese are cordially invited to attend.

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., April 13, 6:30 p.m. We will share food, friendship and prayer. Info: Camille (613-276-1679).

ADULT FAITH DEVELOPMENT: Who are we as Christians and Muslims called to be builders of peace. Presenter: Prof Fabrice Blée, Saint Paul University.Sat., April 14. 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).

ACHIEVE SPIRITUAL GROWTH IN TIMES OF ADVERSITY: For Separated and Divorced Catholics. Speaker: Deacon Paul Coderre. Wed., April 18, 7:30 p.m. Diocesan Centre, 1247 Kilborn Place. No registration required; free session. Info: Deacon Paul Coderre (613-738-5025, Ext 222); ([email protected]). All are welcome.

COME AND SEE FOR MEN: Have you ever thought of becoming a priest? Our "Come and See" group meets each month for fellowship, prayer and discussion. The next meeting is on Fri., Apr. 20. Info: Msgr. Len Lunney (613-738-5025).

ANNUAL DIOCESAN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MASS: For couples celebrating their 25, 40, 50, 60th or more anniversary this year. Notre Dame Cathedral, Sun., May 6, 2:30 p.m. Please return the completed registration form (available from your parish) before April 27. Info: (738-5025 X 217).

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.

DIOCESAN YOUTH OFFICE: Info on parish ministries, diocesan events, training, etc. (www.ottawacatholicyouth.com).


WYD PRODUCTION OF THE WAY OF THE CROSS: Staged by the "seniors" of Pope John Paul II Catholic Elementary School, Hammond. Wed., Apr. 4, 7:45 p.m. Cash contributions appreciated to benefit the annual National Evangelization Team (NET) Retreat. Doors open 7:00 p.m. Info: Wendy (1-888-921-2252).

MARRIAGE PREPARATION WEEKEND: In the Diocese of Gatineau. Fri., Apr. 13 Sun., Apr. 15. Info: Angela Davis (613-237-0093); (819-771-8391).

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY AT ST. MARYS: Service includes Exposition/Benediction, the Chaplet in song, Confessions. Sun., April 15, 2:30 4:30 p.m. St. Marys Church. Info: (613-728-9811).

6TH ANNUAL CHARITY AUCTION: Proceeds to Family Centre/Parish Hall Building Fund Our Lady of the Visitation Church. Sat., April 21, 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Greely Community Centre, 448 Meadow Drive. James Family Auctioneers will call. Free Admission. Everyone is welcome! Info: (613-526-2366); ([email protected]).

ANNUAL DESSERT & CARD/GAME PARTY: Hosted by Annunciation of the Lord Council of The CWL. Sat., Apr. 28, 1:00 4:00 p.m. Prizes, desserts & fellowship. Tickets: $5 at door. Info: Betty (613-745-2411) or Lea (613-746-9246).

WANTED MOTHER TERESA STORIES: For a book called "Remembering Mother Teresa". Proceeds to help the Claretian Missionaries in Northern India. Info: JoAnne Christie ([email protected]); (613-692-0620).

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