Nota Bene – May 15, 2021

by May 14, 2021News, Nota Bene

Pastor’s Blog

The vine produces fruits; but, we must also undergo pruning – we cannot be everything to everyone. We are in the business of making disciples. Click here to read the full post.

Fr. Jonathan’s Interviews

Fr. Jonathan recently sat down with Fr. Rob, pastor of Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Ottawa, ON. They spoke about leadership and the digital mission! Click here for the interview.

He also sat down with Dc. Guy Cote, a permanent deacon with the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall. Click here for the interview.

Human Library Program

Fr. Jonathan will be participating in the Human Library Program with the SDG Library. The Human Library program allows people to “Borrow a human ‘book’ and engage in a one-on-one conversation to learn more about the person and their story”. Click here for more information.

Let’s surround Fr. Jonathan as he reaches out to our local community.

Companions of the Cross Virtual Pentecost Mission

The Companions of the Cross will be hosting a replay of their Pentecost Mission, Fire in the Upper Zoom Room. Join them on May 18, 19, and 20 at 7:00 pm on Zoom.

Click here for more information and to register

*You can watch it live or later. We’ll send the recording to all registrants the following day.

Corpus Christi Eucharistic Conference June 4-6

This Corpus Christi weekend, June 4-6, join Catholics from across the globe as we ponder again the mystery of Christ’s Body and Blood at the Eucharistic Conference.

Imagine what a little renewal of our Faith in the Eucharist could do to transform the Body of Christ. How might Jesus wish to ignite that revival in you?

Click here for more information or to register.

NET Canada INFO Sessions

NET Canada is hosting information sessions on Tuesday, May 18th 6:30-7:30pm EST (3:30 PST) and Thursday, May 27th, 8:00-9:00pm EST (5:00 PST). This is a chance for anyone 18-30 to learn more about what it means to be a NET missionary and find out if they would be interested in applying!

Invite someone to get a snapshot of what a year on NET could look like. 

Click here for more information

Pastoral Services with the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall

Pastoral Day

For clergy and pastoral workers, virtually by Zoom on Thurs., May 20, 10:00 am – noon. The topic will be Journeying in Faith with those Struggling with Mental Illness.  Registration link for Pastoral Day:

Scrupulosity and OCD – Understanding and Navigating the Disease of Doubt Webinar

This is ideal for clergy, parish workers and parish volunteers. Fri., May 28, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. This free Zoom webinar, offered by Dr. Caitlin Claggett Woods, will provide practical tips to help navigate challenging interactions and offer guidance on how to best support parishioners suffering from this affliction. To register:

Everyone and Everything Connected: Pope Francis’s Vision of Our World

May 30th, 2021 2:30pm to 4:30pm  Building on Pope Francis’s two encyclicals, Laudato si and Fratelli tutti, Cardinal Michael Czerny, SJ invites us to consider what they have to say to us as parishss, to the Church in Canada and beyond. Hosted by St. Basil Parish To join the webinar: Passcode: 535413

National March for Life Events: During the National Week for Life and Family, May 9 – 16, 2021. 

Visit for up-to-date information & virtual links to the National March for Life events.


Click here to make a donation to the parish.

Prayer Intentions

Please keep our parishioners in your prayers:

Marc Becker, Brad McMillan, Adèle Lalonde, Joe Rolland, Braydon Topping, Michael Scott, Lois Morrison, Myles Lynch, Madison McDermid, Marc Sauve, Maureen Bissonette, Christopher Coleman, Theresa Ryan, Juliette Lavigne, Rod McDonald, Ann MacPhee, Sharon Martin, Richard Mincoff, Patrick and Sue Shannon, Mary Mayville, and Adolphe Gaudet.

Mass Intentions 

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

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