Please note that the 2014 year envelopes are now available for pick up
in the Foyer of the Church. Parishioners are asked to take
them as soon as possible, as our foyer space is very limited.
Patrick's Day Euchre
NEW DATE: Sunday, March
St Patrick's Day with an evening of Euchre at your Parish Hall. Euchre
is from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. You do not need a partner. Enjoy Irish music
and refreshments. Call Joanne Quinn at 613-822-1430 for information.
Way Campaign 2013:
you work for a federal government department/agency or a
company/organization that offers payroll deductions, you can designate
your United Way donations to the building fund at Our Lady of the
Visitation. Simply complete your donation card with: Our Lady of the
Visitation - CCRA number 128967353RR0116 Please advise the
office of your donation 613-822-2197. Thank you.
Guided Retreat Series - starting Jan 29: As
Lent quickly approaches, FrB invites all parishioners (16
yrs+) to participate in a Parish-wide Faith Development
Personal Retreat Series. Developed in response to Pope
universal call to holiness, this Personal Retreat will focus on: "The
Seven Deadly Sins & the Practice of
spiritual journey follows 9
evenings beginning Jan 29. This engaging spiritual
comes complete with participant's manual, and incorporates brief video
presentations with personal teachings, and culminates with our Parish
Mission (Mar 23-26). The goal is to deepen our relationship
God and one another so that, enriched in prayer and improved virtuous
practice, we will find ourselves free from the bondage of sin so as to
experience Easter as both a lived reality and lifestyle. NB -
Although there are no prerequisites, parishioners who have previously
taken "Life and the Spirit Seminar" &/or "the Catholic
Series" will find this Personal Retreat particularly helpful."
NOTE - ALL OTHER PARISH GROUP MEETING/ PRACTICES ARE
ON WED EVES IN FAVOUR OF MEMBER PARTICIPATION IN THE FAITH
DEVELOPMENT RETREAT SERIES. - FrB.
Care Center - Eucharistic
Team Needs You: Father Brian is seeking parishioners who
are interested in becoming part of the Osgoode Care Center -
Eucharistic Team. The Team should
consists of volunteers from OLV and St. Catherine's (Metcalfe) who work
in concert to bring Communion to Care Ctr residents on a rotational
basis. This is an extremely satisfying ministry.
Your help is needed! INFO: Pls contact Sandra at 613-443-1453.
are looking for interested
parishioners to help as
lectors, readers, ushers, and Eucharistic Ministers at Masses. It is a
way to get involved, any training is provided, and the commitment is
only one or two Masses per month. Take it to prayer. Contact Tony at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 613-248-9284 for
of Columbus is organizing teams (males and females) for BINGO sessions
at the Rideau Carleton Raceway on Albion Rd. The sessions are
from 12:00 noon until 3:00pm every Saturday. Your commitment would be
approximately one Saturday (more or less) per month. Please
it to prayer. WE NEED YOUR HELP! It is a great and guaranteed way to
raise funds for the Church. For more information, contact Peter at email@example.com.
is in need of volunteers to host our Sunday Coffee Social Time, after
each Sunday Mass. Please contact the office for more
your information: Please help us update the Parish
information. Fill in the form on the hardcopy bulletin at church or
send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org
(for internal church use only): Surname, Given Name, Email, Phone
(cell, business, residence), Sunday Envelope #, Spouse's Name (if
applicable), Email, Phone (cell, business,
# of children at home (infant-4, 5-13, 14-21, young adult,
and your address.