You are invited to participate in the International 40 Days for Life Campaign of prayer, fasting and peaceful presence at the NEW Ottawa vigil site, located outside the restricted 50 metres Bubble Zone area on the Queen St. side of the southwest corner of Queen & Bank.
Holy Cross Parish begins our Golden Jubilee year commemorating the first Holy Mass celebrated in this church on March 23, 1969. We begin our year-long anniversary program with a Mass celebrated by Bishop Christian Riesbeck at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, March 18.
In early 2016 Parish Council approved the sponsorship of “a Syrian refugee family”. The Refugee Resettlement Committee was formed and parishioners quickly responded to the news of a sponsorship with financial contributions (almost $33000). Soon the parish had a couple of grainy photos and the names of the Maher family: Naim, Fadia, May and Mayar.
Preparation for First Holy Communion and Reconciliation is about to get underway. Parents of candidates are asked to review the information in the attached documents and to bring the registration form to the mandatory parents meeting on November 16 at 6:30 pm in the parish hall.
First Communion is scheduled for Sunday, April 15 at the 11:15 Mass and on Sunday, April 22 at 2:00 pm. Children will be able to select the Mass they wish to attend.