Services of Ordination

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The Bishop’s Office is pleased to announce that Ms. Claire Bramma has been
recognized as a Postulant of the Diocese of Ottawa, effective July 10, 2019.

In addition, it is Bishop Chapman’s intention, God willing, to conduct a
Service of Ordination to the Diaconate on Monday, September 30th, 2019 (The
Feast of St. Michael & All Angels, transferred) and a Service of Ordination
to the Priesthood on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 (The Feast of Nicholas
Ferrar, transferred). Both services will be at 7 pm at Christ Church
Cathedral. Names of the ordinands and more details will follow later in the

Today 4 Tomorrow

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The Community Ministries are at the heart of Today 4 Tomorrow, and your gifts will ensure that Centre 454, Cornerstone Housing for Women, Ottawa Pastoral Counselling Centre, St Luke’s Table and The Well receive the funds to help them serve the people they care for – people who struggle with serious life challenges such as poverty, homelessness and mental health issues. Learn more through this link

Orange Shirt Day

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Orange Shirt Day (Sunday, September 29, 2019) – Parishes in the Diocese of Ottawa are encouraged to observe Orange Shirt Day on Sunday, September 29, 2019 by wearing an orange shirt. The day is not intended to be complicated. Parishioners can simply wear an orange shirt that they already own or buy a plain orange t-shirt. If they so desire, parishioners could have the words “Every child matters” printed on the t-shirt. If parishes wish to order orange shirts, they will find that information through the link below.

What is Orange Shirt Day September 30th? An occasion to honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada and to learn more about the history of those schools.

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Induction and retirement

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The Rev. Eric Morin will be inducted as Incumbent and the Rev. Carol Hotte
will be inducted as Associate Incumbent of the Area Parish of
Renfrew-Pontiac at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Shawville, Quebec at 7pm on
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 (The Eve of the Ascension of the Lord). The Rev.
Susan Lewis continues to serve as Assistant Curate. Archdeacon Pat Johnston
will officiate and Bishop Michael Bird will preach. Clergy are invited to
vest; the colour will be white. A reception will follow; everyone is

In addition, The Rev. Peggy Kuzmicz has received the Bishop’s permission to
retire from full-time ministry and as Incumbent of the Parish of Pakenham
effective June 30, 2019.

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