NEWS AND EVENTS

SHARING OUR CHRISTMAS

We, at St. John the Apostle, have a history of giving generously at Christmas time to those in need in our community. The needs of many are ongoing; so should be our concern and love for our neighbours.  

We are soliciting donations through our annual Sharing our Christmas envelopes.  The envelopes are available at the side entrance of the Church and on the back tables. Envelopes will be available until Dec. 12th.

Donations can also be made by:

1.   Etransfer to:  finance.sjap@magma.ca

(please indicate that the donation is for Sharing our Christmas)

 

2.  Through Canada Helps. click here 

 

3.   By cheque mailed to the Parish.

Thank you for your continuted generous support.

The Something for Everyone

Christmas Auction!

Christmas Gifts

The Catholic Women's League and the Knights of Columbus are pleased to announce the St. John the Apostle online Something for Everyone Christmas Auction, has begun!

The  Auction will take place from:

9:00 am Saturday, December 4th until 9:00 pm Sunday, December 12th.

Click on the Bidding Owl website link below and start your Christmas shopping!

https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/home.cfm?auctionID=24323  

 

You will also be able to purchase delicious homemade baked goodies through the auction site which will help support the CWL BAKE SALE.

   

Please note that once the auction begins we would appreciate any donations only in cash.

 

Blessings and thank you for your support,

Audrey and Jack

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ENVELOPE BOXES FOR 2022 - READY FOR PICKUP!

 

Envelope boxes for 2022 are ready for pick up in the Glass house, after any Mass.  Please remember to maintain social distancing. Boxes can also be picked up at the Parish Office, Monday to Thursday, 9:00am-3:30pm.

If you don't already have a box and would like one, please contact the parish office at 613-829-1760 or email your name, address and telephone number to stjohnap@magma.ca.  We would be happy to prepare one for you.

Registration for the Sacraments of

First Reconciliation/First Communion and Confirmation 

To parents of all children eligible for First Communion and Confirmation in Spring 2022, please complete the appropriate form below and forward to the Parish Office, along with a copy of your child's baptismal certificate.

Dates for the Sacraments have not been finalized.  Once these dates are finalized, registered children will be notified. Preparation for the Sacraments for children attending public schools will be provided by the Church.  More details will follow.

Please forward completed forms to the Parish by:

1.     Email at:   stjohnap@magma.ca

or

2.     Drop off at the Parish Office, Monday to Thursday, 9:30am to 3:30pm.

If you have any questions, please contact the Parish Office at 613-829-1760.

 

    First Communion Registration Form             Confirmation Registration Form 

Archbishop Marcel's Synod invitation

video message, click here

For more information about

Synod 2021 2023, click here

Welcome message from Father Emeka, click here

 

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has released an official letter of apology to the Indigenous Peoples for the role of the Church in the Indian Residential Schools. Click here to read the letter of apology and view more related news from the Archdiocese.

CWL Charity Fundraiser with Fundscrip 

Our parish CWL has joined with Fundscrip to raise funds for our community.  All funds raised will be shared with our church, local schools, food banks and others in need. There are over 250 retailers participating in this program (incl. Walmart, Loblaws, Food Basics, Metro, etc.).  All you have to do is purchase gift cards for your everyday groceries, gas, or entertainment such as books!  For more information go to:  https://group.fundscrip.com/en/TZKQQB/charity-fundraiser

..PRO-LIFE NEWS..PRO-LIFE NEWS..PRO-LIFE NEWS..PRO-LIFE NEWS..

 

Campaign for Conscience Rights Legislation in Ontario

Archbishop Damphousse encourages all the faithful to engage in a new communications campaign launched by the Bishops of Ontario in support of establishing conscience rights legislation to protect physicians, nurses and other health care workers in Ontario. Here is a link for sending automated letters to your local MPPs: http://www.canadiansforconscience.ca/ontario/

(Note: to access the automated letter, scroll down the page on that site where you will find the letter info boxes just below the Youtube information message video for Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience).

Patient with Healthcare Nurse

No one should be forced to participate in ending a patient's life.

 

  Hospice forced to close. 

Click here to read article