Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine

Український Католицький Собор Святого Івана Хрестителя

952 Green Valley Crescent, Ottawa Ontario, K2C 3K7

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***Important Notice about COVID-19***

Until further notice, all services, meetings, and gatherings at the Shrine have been cancelled. This has been decided in accordance with guidance given by the Ontario Chief Medical Officer as of March 16, 2020.

Due to the pandemic COVID-19 coronovirus, our bishop has released all the faithful from Sunday obligations until further notice. The church is completely closed for the time being and everything is cancelled until further notice

If you show any sign of illness or coughing, please stay home and we recommend that you follow public recommendation to self quarantine for 14 days.

If you are in physical need, in distress, please reach out to us and we will be around to support each other.

We should fervently pray to our Lord, and God and Saviour, Jesus, Christ our Divine Healer to bestow His grace of healing upon all of humanity. Through the Lenten practices, let us beseech our Lord to strengthen our trust in the Divine Providence. And let us entrust our nation, our communities, and our families as well as ourselves under the Heavenly Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God and Ever virgin Mary.

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Divine Liturgy Times

Julian Calendar
Sundays: 9:15 am
Celebrated in Ukrainian.
Gregorian Calendar
Sundays: 11:30 am
Celebrated in English with some Ukrainian.
Daily Liturgy
Monday-Saturday: 7:00 am
Recited in Ukrainian and English, followed by matins.

Vespers are celebrated in English every Saturday
and on the eve of Feast Days – 6:00 pm.

Baptism: By appointment.

Marriage: By appointment – at least six months in advance.

Funeral: By arrangement.