Being a Disciple

Loving God
and Church

You have opened the door to Jesus and are on the most amazing journey but what’s next?

Knowing the
Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity, and the one who inspired Sacred Scripture. 

the Kingdom

We all have a part to play in the Mission of the Church and in building the Kingdom of God.

Learning about
my gifts

The gifts of the Holy Spirit are wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the Lord.

Equipping for
the mission

Charity, prayer, fasting, and other duties will equip you with everything you need to engage with your faith.

Check out how
we are spreading the word.

Repeal of Mandatory Mask Policy

February 18, 2022 Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, We have all been praying for an end to the coronavirus pandemic and for the need to have preventive health care […]

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Welcome to Our New Auxiliary Bishop

March 17, 2022 Pope Francis’s appointment of Father Yvan Mathieu, S.M., as my auxiliary bishop is an answer to my prayers and to the prayers of many faithful our diocese. […]

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Day of Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

March 13, 2022 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “The Lord is my light and my salvation” (Psalm 27 from the 2nd Sunday of Lent) I pray your Lenten journey […]

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Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall Welcomes the Announcement of the Papal visit to Canada

OTTAWA, ON — Today, the Vatican officially announced that Pope Francis will travel to Canada from 24 to 29 July 2022 to meet with Indigenous Peoples of this land on a […]

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Archbishop’s Christmas Message 2022

Dear faithful of the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall, The season of Christmas is once again upon us.  How we decide to welcome it and celebrate it is of utter importance. Many […]

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World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, In 2015 Pope Francis established the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation to “offer individual believers and communities a fitting opportunity […]

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Archbishop’s Message for Lent

The great family of Christians will soon begin its annual Lenten pilgrimage. Forty days are offered to us to follow Jesus our Lord, to be instructed, to be transformed from […]

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