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Welcome to St. Theresa Roman Catholic Parish - Ottawa, Canada
We, the St. Theresa Community, are committed to joyfully celebrating and deepening our faith in the Liturgy, nourished by the Word of God and by the Holy Eucharist. We welcome everyone to be nurtured through our spiritual works and social actions. We live, in our daily lives, by the examples of hope and love.
We are now able to hold regular Mass celebrations with capacity limits. Physical distancing and mask mandates still apply. Please enter via side doors on Somerset Street. Once inside, please follow instructions given by volunteers.
REGULAR MASS SCHEDULE:
Saturdays at 4:30 pm
Sundays at 9:00 am
Sundays at 10:30 am
Tuesdays at 9:00am
Wednesdays at 9:00am
Thursdays at 9:00am
Fridays at 9:00am
Archdiocesan Synod on Synodality
A Synod is the official process of the Church of listening to the guidance of the Holy Spirit on a particular subject. This specific Synod is on Synodality. Its focus is on listening to the Holy Spirit on how we can journey better together as Church. A synod engages an open dialogue with members of the Church, other Christians, and the whole of society (Ref: Synod - Facilitator's Guide (archoc.ca), page3; For more info: Synod 2021-2023 - Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall - Cornwall, Ontario (archoc.ca))
St. Theresa Parish is participating in this Synod under the theme "Companions on the Journey". All parishioners are welcome to join in the synodal conversation as we are moved by the spirit and guided by our faith as Roman Catholics. Our parish Synod process consists of two meetings that should both be attended by participants. Participants signing up will be given some material to read with a question for reflection in preparation for the first meeting.
At the first meeting, participants will be given the opportunity to share and listen to each other on their experience of church. At the second meeting, participants will gather the fruits of their reflection to see what the Holy Spirit is telling us and asking of us today. We will be looking to identify what steps we can take to move the church forward together. The notes taken during the second meeting will be collated to present Saint Theresa Parish's input to the Archdiocese whose team will further collate with all other parish contributions in a report that will be sent to the Vatican in May 2022.
- Because of current restrictions, all Synod meetings at St Theresa Parish will be held virtually by ZOOM. Two different approaches will be used to hold the meetings consisting of a parish General Assembly and those organized by individual parish ministry groups.
The General Assembly will take place on Saturday morning, Jan 29 from 10am to 12pm, and Saturday morning, Feb 12 from 10am to 12pm. Sign up sheets for people who would like to join the general assembly meeting are at the back of the church for the weekends of Jan 15/16 and 22/23, 2022. You may also send your request to participate to Wendy Schieman at email@example.com
We are also encouraged to reach out to anyone in our families or among our friends who do not attend church to join us in this conversation. Please consider inviting someone and have them communicate their intention to participate to Wendy Schieman.
Group leaders representing various parish ministries will be approaching different members of the parish within the next week or so to organize their Synod meetings. If you are a member of one of these ministry groups, you will likely receive an invitation. Alternatively, you can choose to sign-up for the General Assembly meetings.
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For Father Vincent's
PASTOR: Rev. Vincent Pereira, JCD, JV
Guy Dacquay and Will Reader
CARETAKER: Allan Torres
OFFICE ADMIN: Sheila McGlynn
Information for Seniors
Please click the link below for some information that will greatly assist Seniors with financial matters (e.g., benefits, taxes, banking etc.):
This information is from The Council on Aging of Ottawa. https://coaottawa.ca/
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Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
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