Ministries

Councils

Pastoral Council
A consultative body who advises the pastor on the ways to build Christian community and meet the pastoral needs of the parish.


Finance Council
An advisory body responsible for providing consultation and assistance to the Pastor in the financial administration of the parish in accordance with diocesan regulations and policies.
(Contact Helen Bissonnette 613-828-0484 for more information)

Liturgical Ministries

Children's Liturgy
Volunteers plan and assist with the liturgies during the 9:00 a.m. mass.
(Contact Al Dufour 613-828-9531 for more information)

Environmental and Altar Linen Care
Volunteers maintain the liturgically correct environment throughout the year.
(Contact Harber Skof 613-828-7216 for more information)

Eucharistic Ministers
Ministers receive training and assist at Mass. These volunteers sometimes bring communion to those who cannot attend Mass.
(Contact Linda Bowie 613-829-7754) for more information)

Lectors
Lectors are scheduled to proclaim liturgical readings once every 4-6 weeks at a weekend mass of their choice.
(Contact Gerry Nixon 613-726-7290)

Liturgy Committee
Members plan and organize the liturgical celebrations in our parish.
(Contact Linda Bowie 613-829-7754) for more information) 

Music Ministry
Choir members and those with instrumental abilities are invited for weekend Masses. Arrangements for special occasions can be provided upon request.
(Contact the following choir directors for more information 
5 p.m. Mass - Cheryl Ranacher 613-828-8681)
9 a.m. Mass - Carol Bachelu 613-831-3701
11 a.m. Mass - Harber Skof 613-828-7216)

Ushers
Volunteers who exercise hospitality, collect offerings and distribute bulletins. Ushers also greet at the doors of the Church 
(Contact Gary Chan 613-726-8027)

Educational Ministries

Baptismal Preparation
Hans and Teresa Schopf 613-738-5025

Marriage
(Contact Church Office six months prior)

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
A program for adults preparing for Baptism, full Communion in the Catholic Church, or who wish to learn more about the Catholic faith.
(Contact Ross Dolan 613-823-1251 for more information)

Sacramental Preparation for School-Age Children
A team of volunteers from the parish who organize celebrations for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Holy Eucharist and Confirmation for children.
(Contact Ross Dolan 613-823-1251 for more information)


 








Outreach Ministries

Ascending Life
A lay movement in the Church for seniors and retired persons 55 years and over. The three essential elements and objectives of Ascending Life are Spirituality, Mission (loving service) and Friendship.
(Contact Sr. Cecile Pacquette 613-596-4099 for more information)

Bereavement Team
A support group to those suffering a loss. They assist with funeral arrangements and funeral liturgies.
(Contact Barbara Devine 613-721-0074 for more information)

Cancer Support Group
A support group for cancer patients in our parish.
(Contact Pat Moore 613-829-5062 for more information)

Catholic Women's League of Canada (C.W.L.)
A national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to people of God in our parishes, community and country.
(Contact  Christine Beelen 613-829-3617 for more information or click this link - St. Martin Catholic Women's League)

Charismatic Prayer Group
People of Peace prayer group meets each Wednesday
evening to give praise and thanks to the Lord.
(Contact Janet Uyeda 613-721-3626 for more information)

Bazaar
Volunteers who plan fundraising events in support of church maintenance and parish future growth.
(Contact Linda Bowie 613-829-7754 for more information)

Famsac Community Food Bank
Volunteers who sort, collect and deliver food to those in need.
Link - Famsac 
(Call 613-820-5428 for information)

Knights of Columbus
 (Canon John Burke Council, No. 6217) 
Part of the largest Catholic men's organization in the world. This fraternal group serves the Pastor and Parish by raising funds for projects in the Church and community,
(Contact Grand Knight John Brennan 613-292-3527 for more information or click this link - Knights of Columbus)

Legion of Mary
Members meet for special devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. They visit seniors' residences and bring communion to individuals in these facilities.
(Contact Pam Davidson 613-721-7085 for more information)

Pastoral Care
Volunteers visit hospitals, Senior Citizen homes and shut-ins to care for our people with all needs - spiritual, emotional and physical.
(Contact Church office 613-828-6720)

Refugee Sponsorship Program
Contact Deacon Paul Soucie 613-828-6720.