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News Archive2021-08-09T11:04:40-04:00

Annual Mass of St. Patrick

March 13, 2022|

The annual Mass of St. Patrick from St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica in Toronto will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM. Cardinal Thomas Collins will be the presider. The homilist will be Fr. Seamus Hogan, Associate Professor of Church History, St. Augustine's Seminary of Toronto. Registration is not required for this Mass. Attendance is on first ...

Prayer, Fasting and Alms for Ukraine

March 1, 2022|

In response to the tragedy unfolding in Ukraine, Pope Francis has announced a “Day for Fasting and Peace” to take place on Ash Wednesday, March 2. “I encourage believers in a special way to dedicate themselves intensely to prayer and fasting on that day,” said Pope Francis during the announcement at last week’s General Audience. “May the Queen of Peace preserve ...

Latest Covid-19 Updates

February 23, 2022|

Thank you for your ongoing patience and co-operation over the past two years in adapting to the Covid-19 reality and the many associated restrictions. We are pleased to share that, as of March 1, 2022, we are able to offer full seating capacity with no physical distancing restrictions. Please note that masks will still be required indoors. As of ...

Ash Wednesday

February 23, 2022|

This year, Ash Wednesday will be on March 2, 2022 and marks the beginning of Lent. It is a day of Fasting and Abstinence. Fasting (one full meal and two smaller meals) applies to those 18-59 years. This does not apply to those who are pregnant, sick or elderly. Abstinence from meat applies to those 14 and older. Ashes ...

Farewell Fr. Andrew

January 20, 2022|

The Holy Father has ambassadors in every country, called Nuncios, and the Nunciature in Ottawa is in need of a priest to assist the Nuncio in his daily duties. His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins has appointed Fr. Andrew Taylor to this ministry starting February 1, 2022. It is with mixed emotions that we say goodbye to Fr. Taylor. He made ...

St. Joseph’s Lessons for Us

January 20, 2022|

New Documentary Does a Deep Dive into St. Joseph. “St. Joseph: Our Spiritual Father” is a Knights of Columbus-produced documentary looking at the life of St. Joseph, and the lasting lessons he can offer us today. Below, writer and director David Naglieri delves into the meaning of St. Joseph’s spiritual fatherhood. How can families in particular benefit from the ...