ARCHBISHOP’S MESSAGE

EASTER MESSAGE

March 26, 2021

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ARCHBISHOP’S MESSAGE

Development and Peace

March 12, 2021

Dear Lay Faithful, Inspired by Pope Francis’s newest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, this year Development and Peace’s Lenten campaign, Share Love, Share Lent, invites us into a global solidarity. Pope Francis writes, “All of us have a responsibility for the wounded, those of our own people and all the peoples of the earth. Let us care for the needs of every man and woman, young and old, with the same fraternal spirit of care and closeness that marked the Good Samaritan” (79). This Fifth Sunday of Lent, or ‘Solidarity Sunday’ is designated by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops for a collection for Development and Peace – Caritas Canada. Now into our second year of the global pandemic, there is much upheaval in many of our lives – and even more so for our brothers and sisters in the Global South. I invite each according to their means to give generously. Thank you in advance for promoting the fraternity and social friendship of which Pope Francis speaks. Wishing you and yours continued blessings in this Lenten season. In Christ,
+Marcel Damphousse

ARCHBISHOP’S MESSAGE

Vaccination: yes or no?

January 29, 2021

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MASS SCHEDULE

SUNDAY MASSES

4:30 p.m. (Saturday)
9:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. (including Children’s Liturgy)
12:00 p.m. (Hungarian)

CONFESSION

On Saturday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
* or by appointment.

WEEKDAY MASSES

Tuesday to Friday: 9:00 a.m.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: 8:30 a.m.
Holy Rosary: 8:30 a.m.
First Fridays: Anointing of the Sick

Evening Prayer (Vespers), Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction:
Wednesdays from 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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OUR PARISH

We are a community of believers who, with Jesus as our Guide, endeavour to proclaim the word of God through Evangelization, Sharing the Word of God in the Scripture, Mission Outreach to the poor and disadvantaged.

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DEAR BROTHERS & SISTERS IN CHRIST

Welcome Message

Our website has been going through several changes and adaptations with the intention of serving you better. I hope you will find the new format more user friendly and will help you to interact with our parish and the rest of Mother Church. We have included a link to other useful websites that you will find helpful to acquaint yourself with news and events that are happening in our church today.

We are pleased to report that we have resumed the celebration of the Eucharist at St. Elizabeth Parish! So far, it has been a very engaging activity but has been worth the effort. We are so grateful to the volunteers who have been generous with their time and resources to organize the return to church and to do it within the established guidelines.

To comply with provincial health regulations, the Archdiocese of Ottawa requires us to adopt some best practices for safeguarding the health of our parishioners and volunteers. Many of these adaptations will be familiar as we have been doing most of these things already. The most significant are the following:

Physical Distancing and Safety Precautions:

  • Masks are required inside the church.
  • Hand Sanitizer will be available at the Entrance and Exits.
  • To maintain physical distancing, pews are assigned for seating. Please only use pews with are labelled. Families may sit together.
  • There will be no hymnals, bulletins or other paper handouts. Bulletins are posted on the website.
  • At Holy Communion, we remain standing and the ministers will come to our pews and will offer communion to us there.
  • Only one washroom for emergency use will be open. Downstairs’ toilets are out of bounds.
  • Please observe physical distancing in the parking lot and exit expeditiously after Mass to avoid congregating in groups. This is a bit difficult, but we have to try for the sake of one another.

Thank you for your prayers and cooperation in reopening the church. We are excited about this.

CHALLENGING FINANCIAL SITUATION

As you may know, our revenue from donations has significantly declined due to the Covid-19 restrictions limiting our gathering size and given that most of our members are in the vulnerable zone, who we have encouraged to stay home for now. Please help support St. Elizabeth by making a donation by cheque, cash at Mass or anytime online at our Canada Helps link on this website. If you donate online, you will receive a tax receipt immediately from Canada Helps. Also, you can donate through Interac E-Transfer at stelizabethparish@rogers.com

Please support St. Elizabeth Parish community with your prayers and a financial contribution if you are able to do so at the present time. Your donation helps pay salaries, utilities, and costs for cleaning the church among other necessities. The additional precautionary measures such as cleaning the church after every Mass have increased our expenses when our revenue is already falling below our needs, so your financial assistance is appreciated. Thank you to everyone who has made a donation.

Due to the changes brought about by covid19, the morning adoration to the Blessed Sacrament has been temporarily suspended. In the meantime, we shall be having Evening Prayers and Adoration Wednesdays from 4.15pm to 5.00 pm and Fridays from 5.00pm to 7 pm.

I welcome you to the new website and am hopeful that it will unite amongst ourselves as members of St. Elizabeth, as well as members from outside our environs. Praised Be Jesus Christ.

Fr. Martin Ndyanabo
St. Elizabeth Parish

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MASS

INTENTIONS

  • Friday, April 9: Weekday
    9:00 a.m., Soul of Allen Darwin by Terry Normoyle
    Soul of Stella Normoyle by Eileen Steil

  • Saturday Vigil, April 10, 2021
    4:30 p.m., Thanksgiving for all blessings by Gertrude Cruzado

  • Sunday, April 11: Divine Mercy
    9:00 a.m., Thanksgiving for the Conversion & Healing of Erla, Elma Lind & Baby Amato
    Birthday blessings on Steven Artelle by Terry Normoyle
    10:30 a.m., Blessings on Fr. Martin and family by Terry Normoyle

  • Tuesday, April 13: Saint Martin I
    9:00 a.m.,  Birthday Blessings on James Patrick Sibbald by Terry Normoyle
    Recovery & Blessing on Janil by Cecilia Pinto

  • Wednesday, April 14: Weekday
    9:00 a.m., Soul of Stella Normoyle by Mary McGrath
    Soul of Pasquale Zito by the Family

  • Thursday, April 15 : Weekday
    7:00 p.m., Soul of Gulzar & Agnes Francis by Cecilia Pinto
    Soul of Bill Doraty by Terry Normoyle

  • Friday, April 16: Weekday
    9:00 a.m., Soul of Allen Darwin by Lillian Kavanagh
    Blessings on Cheryl Xavier & Family by Cecilia Pinto
    Soul of Propetisa Tumambo by Socorro Tumambo

  • Saturday Vigil, April 17, 2021
    4:30 p.m., Blessings on Greta D’Souza by Cecilia Pinto
    Soul of Michael Kolesar by the Stolarik Family

  • Sunday, April 18: 3rd Sunday of Easter
    9:00 a.m., Soul of Sr. Mussarat by Cecilia Pinto
    Soul of Socorro Cerrado by Gertrude Cruzado
    10:30 a.m., Soul of Stella Normoyle by Jan & Jim Wright
    Soul of Imrich Stolarik by Marie Antoinette Stolarik & Family

PARISH

ACTIVITIES

  • Choir Rehearsal (Saturday at 3:30 pm)
  • Children’s Liturgy (Sunday at 10:30 am)
  • Youth Group (Saturday afternoon)
  • The Ladies Auxiliary (2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm)
  • Coffee Sunday/Bake Sale (1st Sunday of the month after the 9:00 and 10:30 am Masses)
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry (3rd Wednesday of the month at 12:15 pm)
  • Christian Meditation Group (Wednesday at 9:45 am)
  • Eucharistic Adoration (Tuesday to Friday at 8:30 am)
  • Holy Rosary (Tuesday to Friday at 8:30 am)
  • Anointing of the Sick (first Fridays)
  • Evening Prayer (Vespers), Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction (Wednesdays from 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

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