Announcements

Announcements

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Meet our Seminarian Intern, Chris Zettel

Hi  All! My name is Chris Zettel, and I’m excited to be starting my internship year here at St. Maurice! I’ve just finished my fifth year as a seminarian with the Companions and I’m happy to be back in Ottawa. I’m originally from Walkerton, ON, but I spent five years here completing a business degree at uOttawa. My life changed in 2011, when I opened my heart and invited…

Dear Parish Family: Approach Him for mercy

  1 Cross plus 3 Nails = 4Given Dear Parish Family, You know the feeling you get after a nice, long, hot shower?  This is how Jesus wants us to feel in our souls after approaching Him for mercy.  Confession is a ‘second baptism’; it fully restores us to the state of grace as when we were first baptized.  I remember my Dad telling me that the angels had to hold their wings…

Dear Parish Family: Christ is Risen!

Dear Parish Family, Happy Easter!  Christ is Risen!  May the joy and glory of this reality be life-giving and healing for us all.  Jesus is victorious over sin and death.  Therefore, there are no longer any problems or obstacles in our lives that He cannot overcome.  He invites us today to open wide our hearts to receive Graces untold. As a perennial reminder, today is…

Holy Week Announcements

Parish Office Closed for Holy Week The parish office will be closed for the duration of Holy Week through Easter Tuesday. The office will re-open on Wednesday, April 24 at 9:30 am. We wish all of you a grace-filled Holy Week and a blessed & joyful Easter celebration. Extra Parking for St. Maurice Parishioners for the Easter Services Throughout the Triduum, those…

30th Annual Hike for Life

Please support Action Life’s Hike for Life on Saturday, April 27th. You can participate in the hike or support our parish-designated hiker Maureen Farnand. You may do so by putting your donation in the Action Life envelope provided in the pews along with the sponsor form with your name and address. All donations of $15.00 are eligible for a tax receipt. All proceeds go to…

Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday:  at St. Maurice (April 28, 2:30 to 4:00 pm) A talk will be given by  Fr. Tim Devine, CC, followed by Eucharistic Adoration during the Hour of Great Mercy, with the Divine Mercy Praises and the Chaplet of The Divine Mercy (in song) by the Queenship of Mary Community, and veneration of the Divine Mercy Image. Reception to follow. Please call…