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EASTER MESSAGE

My dear brothers and sisters, Greetings of Peace, Love, Blessing and Joy of the Risen Lord be with You All! Jesus Christ, who suffered and died for humanity, is risen and lives forever. After the death of Jesus the disciples experienced the presence of the Risen Lord...

A BLESSED LENT

My dear Sisters and Brothers, We have begun the Holy Season of Lent that invites us to follow Jesus more closely in his suffering, passion, death; and experience the glory of Resurrection in our lives too. Our spiritual disciplines help us to walk with Jesus our...

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

“Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to people of goodwill.” This is the peace message that we are receiving on the Christmas Season. As we know during the Lenten Season we have the Way of the Cross that we are remembering the sufferings and death of Jesus,...

ADVENT MESSAGE

The whole world is getting ready for Christmas, together with the Church. We are all planning about how we use these weeks before Christmas – which we call Advent. Now many people are already busy getting things ready for Christmas. Thinking about sending cards...

2023 Shrine Days Thanks

Dear sisters and brothers, Greetings of love in the name of the Lord and Mother Mary. Through this writing, we are so happy to share our joy and happiness after we have had such a very successful and prayerful Shrine Days for this year 2023. We the Rosarians wanted to...

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

The funeral Mass for Archbishop Gervais, a former Auxiliary Bishop of London and Archbishop Emeritus of Ottawa, will take place in Ottawa on Monday evening. Bishop Fabbro will need to attend this funeral Mass, and it will make it impossible for him to return home in...

EASTER MESSAGE

He is not here, he has Risen, Mk 16:6 My dear Friends With great joy in our hearts we the Rosarians announce to you: “Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed!” This ancient greeting sums up what we celebrate this Easter Sunday, the joy of Christ risen and alive in our...

Lenten Message

LENT is a season of grace if we live it fully. Christian life is always lived with Prayer, Penance and Contemplation on the passion of the Lord. We are exhorted to live a life in communion with God and our Blessed Mother. During this season let us try our best in our...

Bishop Fabbro COVID-19 UPDATE (UPDATE #27)

We have made incredible progress in our fight against COVID-19 (C-19), but we are now facing some imminent threats that will likely cause further spread of the virus and related health challenges for many. This “trifecta” is a combination of a surge of C-19...

Pope Francis in Canada: Walking Together

Pope Francis Apostolic Journey begins on Sunday and it is being described by the Vatican as a “penitential pilgrimage.” A reminder the full program and the latest updates are at www.papalvisit.ca or www.visitepapale.ca. Please keep the Pope and all those who are...

Shrine Days 2022

Covid-19 had put a huge damper on things last year, as we were unable to have the Shrine Days with full liturgical services. But we were fortunate to have last year’s shrine days in a moderate way amidst lots of restrictions. This year we are slowly coming back...

Our Lady of the Cape Pilgrim Statue Tour

A VERY SPECIAL EVENT is going to take place at St. Patrick’s Church & Shrine on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.  It is the 75th Anniversary of its last Pilgrimage.  In 1947, it travelled from Cape de la Madeleine, at Trois Riviere, Quebec to the Peace Fountain in Windsor, ON.  This time it will be done in reverse.  Dennis and Angelina Girard are in charge of this tour.  They founded the “Mary Devotional Movement”.

EASTER MESSAGE

Easter is special at so many levels; Our Easter for this year looks different as well. From spending time with family to enjoying the spring weather, there’s plenty to celebrate. It is the day to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Covid-19 Update #25

We have come a long way during this pandemic and have all had to make difficult decisions and sacrifices. . . . Recently, the Government of Ontario lifted more of the pandemic restrictions, which allows us to do so for our worship spaces, halls, and parochial and diocesan offices.

A. The following changes come into effect on Monday, 21 March.

Three Days of Novena for Feast of St. Patrick

My dear friends, We are writing this short message to ask you to prepare yourselves to celebrate the Feast of St. Patrick – our church Feast. As we have been back to normal and are allowed to have the liturgical celebrations with fully opened churches, again...

COVID-19 Update from Bishop Fabbro (Update #24)

The Government of Ontario recently announced the lifting of most of the restrictions put in place to fight the coronavirus and its variants. These changes are a hopeful sign for all of us. They have ramifications, though, for our churches, halls and offices. Our...

World Day of the Sick February 11, 2022

Pope Francis released a message ahead of World Day of the Sick, which will take place on February 11. In it, he says not to forget those suffering from illness in quarantine and isolation, and commends the work of healthcare workers tending to the ill during the...

Masses Resumed

Services will begin on Friday, January 14 (7:00 pm). There will be a service on Saturday, January 15 (8:00 am), and Sunday, January 16 (10:00 am). A reminder of the Protocols and Updates that were sent out last week: It is required that you sign in, in order to help...

From The Board Of Directors

“The Board of Directors has decided at this time to cancel all masses until further notice to keep our parishioners safe. The board will keep you posted. “

COVID-19 Update from Auxiliary Bishop Dabrowski (Update #22)

Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, 5 January 2022, and apply for the next 21 days or until other notification is given. Limit gatherings in worship spaces to 50% capacity, two-metre (six-feet) physical distancing, which is already in place. The use of masks, along...

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ

The COVID-19 pandemic is still challenging us, more and more as we are trying to get rid of it as quickly as we can. Though as it is, we are extremely blessed to have such a strong, dedicated and faithful parish community, who have been cooperating and working...

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM BISHOP FABBRO (UPDATE #21)

The Episcopal Council met earlier this week to discuss, among other things, some questions specific to our COVID-19 protocols. With the Province of Ontario opening more venues and the lessening of some restrictions, we are able to make some changes: 1. Singing During...

We Thank All Our Dear Pilgrims

Dear sisters and brothers, Greetings of love in the name of the Lord and Mother Mary. We hope that you are still coping with the present situation of our country with our new leadership and the pandemic. May God continue to protect us and our country through our...

August Shrine Days are here!!

Dear Sisters and brothers,
Greetings of Love and Peace in the name our loving God and beloved Mother Mary. We hope that you all are coping well with the new normal but still keep enjoying the rest of the summer. It gives immense joy and privilege to announce to you about resuming of our Diocesan Shrine Days of Our Lady of Rosary, together with our dedicated parishioners and generous volunteers this year.

SHRINE DAYS for 2021

Dear Pilgrims,
Last year we were not able to open the Shrine at all. This year we are opening the Shrine, but with limitations due to Covid-19 protocols. The July 2nd and July 13th Shrine Days have been cancelled but we will have a modified Shrine Day on July 16th.

Church Reopening June 13

The Diocese has approved opening up the church for mass this Sunday, June 13, 2021. Following that we will be open for daily Masses with the Covid-19 protocols in place. The wearing of a mask is still mandatory and social distancing will still be maintained. With...

Dear Shrine Supporters,

Our Holy Father has asked Marian Shines around the world to pray the Rosary each day this May for an end to the pandemic.  In solidarity with Pope Francis, we invite our members, benefactors and friends to recite the Rosary each day for this intention, beginning this...