Nota Bene: 2022.02.05

by Feb 4, 2022Nota Bene

Book Study

Our Book Study continues this Monday. If you haven’t joined us yet, join us on Zoom! 

Click here for more details and for the Zoom link to join.

Should you have any questions, please reach out to Amy Bourbonnais at

Happy feast of St. Finnan 

This Wednesday we celebrate the Feast of St. Finnan. St. Finnan was an Irish monk who became the Bishop of Lindisfarne, succeeding St. Aidan, in 651. 

Celebrate St. Finnan by enjoying a nice cup of Irish Breakfast Tea, a Pint, or a nice Irish Stew. 

Installation of the New CWL Executive

St. James CWL will be installing a new Executive on February 8th. Mass will begin at 6:30 pm. 


February is the pre-Lent month. In preparation for Lent, we are encouraging everyone to enter the School of Prayer. 

Make the most of Lent by investing in your prayer life now! Head over to for more information and info on how to join 

Our Monthly Formed Recommendations for February are:

  • Lectio – Prayer 
  • Check out Brother Francis – Let’s Pray! A Lesson on Prayer
  • A School of Prayer – Pope Benedict XVI
This Week at the NGP
  • Life is Messy Book Study on Monday, February 7 at 7:00 pm on Zoom. 
  • Baptism Preparation Meeting on Tuesday, February 8 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
  • St. James CWL Meeting on Tuesday, February 8 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • St. Finnan CWL Meeting on Wednesday, February 9 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • The Feast of St. Finnan on Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022
  • Adoration and Prayer at St. Finnan Basilica on Friday, February 11 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Daily Mass from Tuesday to Friday at St. Finnan’s Basilica at 8:00 am
  • Confession – Saturday, February 12 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Be sure to stay on top of all our events by checking out our events calendar on our website. 

St. Raphael’s Cooking Club

The St. Raphael’s cooking club will be preparing takeout dinners – Irish stew, mashed potatoes, salad and dessert $12.00 per plate for March 17/22. Deadline to order is March 10. Call Monique to reserve 613-347-7539. This is a fund raiser for the St Raphael’s Parish.


Click here to make a donation to the parish.

Prayer Intentions

Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:

Bill Akkermans, Shea Archer, Marie Aubin, Marc Becker, Joey Benton, Susan Brown, Susan and John Clark, Christopher Coleman, Patrick Kealty, Krista Kirkwood, Juliette Lavigne, Diane Leroux, Madison McDermid, Kerry McDonald, Milton McIntosh, Warren McIntosh, Brad McMillan, Richard Mincoff, Joe Rolland, Theresa Ryan, Marc Sauve, Michael Scott, Patrick and Sue Shannon, Braydon Topping, Mel Watt, Andrea Willard, and Angela McDonell 

Please contact Mary Ellen for updates or changes to this list at

Mass Intentions 

Click here for this week’s mass intentions and please keep our parishioners in your prayers.

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