Holy Redeemer Parish - Announcements

2017-12-01Gracenote Christmas Concert to Aid Our Extended Syrian Family - Friday, Dec 1st
An evening of Christmas songs and carol singalongs featuring the harmonies of Gracenote and the Holy Redeemer 11 am choir. Parishioners wishing to donate baked goods for the intermission may drop them to the parish office during the day on December 1st or bring them to the concert that evening. A freewill offering for the concert and refreshments will benefit our extended Syrian refugee family.
The concert wil take place on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Holy Redeemer Church, 44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata. More info: Allison 613-592-6959

"Breath of Heaven" - Gracenote Christmas Concert Poster ( pdf )

2017-11-18Panana Polooza - Saturday, Nov 18
The Youth Commission of Holy Redeemer Parish with the help of the Knights of Columbus are organizing a Dinner and Dance to raise funds for youth to participate in several youth retreats, including World Youth Day 2019 in Panama. The evening is called Panama Palooza and will feature Latin American musicians, dance and food.

Panama Polooza Poster

2017-11-01Development and Peace - 2017 Education and Action Campaign Promotional Video
This short video "Women at the Heart of Peace" was created by the Development and Peace for their 2017 Education and Action Campaign. Its message invites Canadians to learn more about the vital role women play in conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
2017-10-01Farewell Reception for Deacon Paul and Nancy Coderre
After 11 years, Deacon Paul and Nancy Coderre are leaving our parish. A farewell gathering for both of them will take place on Sunday, October 1st after the 11:00 a.m. mass. We are very grateful to both of them for their dedication to serving the needs of our parish.
Please come and participate at the farewell reception to show our love and say thank you to Deacon Paul and Nancy Coderre.
2017-09-10Mission Appeal - Monsignor Cyril Villareal from the Archdiocese of Capiz, Philippines
This weekend we are pleased to welcome Monsignor Cyril Villareal from the Archdiocese of Capiz who will be preaching at all the weekend masses for the mission appeal.
Msgr. Cyril Villareal is the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Capiz and the Rector of the Immaculate Conception Metropolitan Cathedral in Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines. He has been a priest for 16 years and has held several assignments including: seminary formator and professor at Major Seminary of the Archdiocese of Capiz, director for academics and administration of Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion, the School of the Archdiocese of Capiz and the chaplain of Filipino Catholic Chaplaincy in Vienna Austria.
2017-07-30Farewell Reception for Fr. James and Fr. Matthew
We are organizing a farewell gathering for both Fathers James and Matthew who are transferred from Holy Redeemer August 1st, 2017. The gathering will take place on Sunday, July 30th after the 11:00 a.m. mass.
Please come and participate at the reception to show our love and appreciation to both of them who served our parish.
2017-06-03A Taste of Syria - Saturday, June 3rd
Please join us in the parish hall on Saturday, June 3rd for "A Taste of Syria" hosted by the Knights of Columbus with the assistance from our Syrian parishioners.
Doors open at 6:00pm and supper begins at 6:30pm.
Experience the flavours of some of Syria's best known dishes, including kafta, tahouk, fattoush, tabouleh, hummus, as well as some delicious Syrian desserts. There will be a cash bar serving wine and the Syrian spirit Arak.

Tickets are $25 and children under 12 are $15.
Tickets will be on sale after mass every weekend until May 28th.
2017-04-30North of 60 Project
You can make a difference to relieve poverty in Canada's North. The St. Vincent de Paul - Holy Redeemer Conference invites you to donate specific food items in April & mid-June to be shipped to Rankin Inlet by sea container.
Items needed are:

  354 ml cans of Carnation milk
  300 mg bags of ground coffee
  boxes of 72 bags of Red Rose Tea
  2kg tins of juice crystals

See the "North of 60" food collection box in the Church vestibule. Please ensure best before dates are 2018 or later.
Additional volunteers are needed for this ambitious endeavour.
Contact: Bernie Hartlin - Holy Redeemer Parish
2017-02-12Library Corner
"Praying for our adult sons and daughters: placing them in the heart of God" by John & Therese Boucher. When our children become adults we need new strategies for caring for them. This book guides the reader in lifting up their adult children in prayer and unleashing God's love in them and us.