Nota Bene – May 22, 2021

by May 21, 2021News, Nota Bene

Join a Connect Group – All are Welcome!

Alpha Connect creates a common space to continue the conversation of faith, life and God through small groups.  We will continue the experience of gathering and sharing with two Connect Groups. The first is Ron Lajoie’s “Witnessing in Writing” and the second is the Metanoia video series by Fr. Dave Pivonka, Wild Goose Ministries.  These sessions are open to everyone, please share the invitation!!

Ron invites you to participate in “Witnessing in Writing”.  Please click on the link and see his letter for more information and “The Wonders of My Faith” guide of seven topics.  Ron Lajoie may be reached at 613-525-3481.

The video series “Metanoia:  A Journey with Christ into Conversion” will be offered on-line every three weeks starting Thursday, June 3rd at 6:30pm with time for discussion.  While each video stands on its own, it is recommended the first three videos be viewed.  A zoom link will be made available.

For more information please contact:
Inez Franklin  613-347-7666,
Elizabeth McDonell 613-527-3209,

Fr. Jonathan Interviews

Fr. Jonathan was delighted to sit down with Dcn. Steven and chat about Dcn. Steven’s upcoming ordination to the priesthood. Click here to watch the interview.

Fr. Jonathan was also sat down with Tony and Angie, our Book Study organizers. Click here to watch the interview.

Book Study

Our next book study is starting soon! On May 31, we begin studying Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart.

Click here for more information and to register.

NET Canada INFO Sessions

NET Canada is hosting an information session on 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

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.

CCO Multiply Conference

Multiply will help you learn how to intentionally accompany others, grow a missionary culture, raise the capacity of the leaders around you, and build a multiplying missionary movement. Join us on June 4th & 5th. Registration is required – $80 per participant.

For more information, click here.

Pastoral Services with the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall

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

Pray for an end to the Pandemic

Pope Francis began a Rosary prayer marathon to end the pandemic at the beginning of May. Check out Bp. Barron’s The Rosary if you’d like a great resource to pray with. Click here.


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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