Parish News

Parish News

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…

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…

Diocesan Day of Confession

This year, the Archdiocese of Ottawa is holding a Day of Confession, across the diocese, on Friday, April 5th.  On that day, the sacrament of reconciliation will be available at St. Maurice Parish from 6- 8 pm.  For a list of confession times at other parishes on that day, visit the diocesan website:   www.catholicottawa.ca 

Ladies Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show

Come and celebrate spring and join us in our beautiful Atrium on April 27th (12-3pm) for Afternoon Tea and a Fashion Show by Marianne’s—Your Personal Boutique.  Have a wonderful afternoon of fun and friendship hosted by our Catholic Women’s League. We will provide a traditional afternoon tea atmosphere with silver tea service and pretty china.  Our guests are provided…

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Next weekend, the priests of Annunciation Parish and the priests of St. Maurice Parish will be lightening things up a little. As you know, Fr. Lawrence and I are priests with the Companions of the Cross. In Ottawa, we minister in four different parishes. So, for the sake of some variety, and to get a chance to get to know some of the priests in our community, we will be…