Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine

Український Католицький Собор Святого Івана Хрестителя

952 Green Valley Crescent, Ottawa Ontario, K2C 3K7

Calendar

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Camp closed for winter – See you next year!
Camp closed for winter – See you next year!
Oct 15 2019 – Apr 30 2020 all day
 
Blessing of Icons for Sunday of Orthodoxy
Blessing of Icons for Sunday of Orthodoxy
Mar 1 all day
Blessing of Icons for Sunday of Orthodoxy
On the first Sunday of Lent (Sunday of Orthodoxy), we celebrate and venerate the Holy Icons which help us to offer proper worship to God.  You are invited to bring any icons you have in[...]
Divine Liturgy 9:15 am
Divine Liturgy
Mar 1 @ 9:15 am – 10:35 am
Divine Liturgy
In Ukrainian.
Matins 10:45 am
Matins
Mar 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
In English, between the two Sunday Liturgies.
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil 11:30 am
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
Mar 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:05 pm
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
In English with some Ukrainian.
Fundraiser Haircut 1:00 pm
Fundraiser Haircut
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
We are now offering haircuts to children and students($10) and adults ($15) after English liturgy every first Sunday of the month. All  proceeds will go to Catechism and youth programs. See Tamara for more details.
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Great Lent (Julian)
Great Lent (Julian)
Mar 2 all day
Lent begins on the Julian Calendar.
Sheptytsky Choir Practice 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Choir rehearsals take place weekly in the church balcony. This choir sings a mixture of sacred music and polyphonic works in English, Slavonic, Ukrainian, French, and Latin, and performs in[...]
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Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts 5:30 pm
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
A modified vespers service with holy communion distributed at the conclusion.  Traditionally celebrated in Lent.  At the Shrine, when this service is celebrated on Wednesdays, it is followed in the church hall by a light[...]
UCWLC Embroidery group *Cancelled* 7:00 pm
UCWLC Embroidery group *Cancelled*
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meeting on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 PM in the church hall. Bring an embroidery or beading project and join us for an evening of stitching and socializing. In case of inclement weather, the[...]
Akord Men’s Choir Practice 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
AKORD is the Ukrainian Men’s Choir of Ottawa, whose purpose is the study, practice, and performance of choral music, particularly Ukrainian choral music, with the aim of contributing to Canada’s rich cultural mosaic. The choir[...]
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Church Hall Booked 8:00 am
Church Hall Booked
Mar 5 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Ottawa Catholic School Board is using our hall for the day.
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Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts 5:30 pm
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
A modified vespers service with holy communion distributed at the conclusion.  Traditionally celebrated in Lent.  At the Shrine, when this service is celebrated on Wednesdays, it is followed in the church hall by a light[...]
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Sorokousty Service for the Dead 9:30 am
Sorokousty Service for the Dead
Mar 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This service typically served during lent includes a Divine Liturgy and a prayer service in commemoration for the deceased members of our parish.
Vespers for Sunday 6:00 pm
Vespers for Sunday
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Vespers for Sunday
In English.
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Time Change 3:00 am
Time Change
Mar 8 @ 3:00 am – 3:00 am
Please remember to move your clocks forward by one hour if they are not automatically set to change during that night.
Divine Liturgy 9:15 am
Divine Liturgy
Mar 8 @ 9:15 am – 10:35 am
Divine Liturgy
In Ukrainian.
Matins 10:45 am
Matins
Mar 8 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
In English, between the two Sunday Liturgies.
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil 11:30 am
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
Mar 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:05 pm
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
In English with some Ukrainian.
Appreciation Moleben & Banquet for Bishop Stephen Chmilar 4:00 pm
Appreciation Moleben & Banquet for Bishop Stephen Chmilar
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Appreciation Moleben & Banquet for Bishop Stephen Chmilar
Please note the RSVP date of February 20th.  
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Sheptytsky Choir Practice 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Choir rehearsals take place weekly in the church balcony. This choir sings a mixture of sacred music and polyphonic works in English, Slavonic, Ukrainian, French, and Latin, and performs in[...]
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Parish Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Parish Council Meeting
Mar 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Parish Council meets every second Tuesday of the month.  Open to all parishioners.
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Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts 5:30 pm
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
A modified vespers service with holy communion distributed at the conclusion.  Traditionally celebrated in Lent.  At the Shrine, when this service is celebrated on Wednesdays, it is followed in the church hall by a light[...]
Akord Men’s Choir Practice 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
AKORD is the Ukrainian Men’s Choir of Ottawa, whose purpose is the study, practice, and performance of choral music, particularly Ukrainian choral music, with the aim of contributing to Canada’s rich cultural mosaic. The choir[...]
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Sorokousty Service for the Dead 9:30 am
Sorokousty Service for the Dead
Mar 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This service typically served during lent includes a Divine Liturgy and a prayer service in commemoration for the deceased members of our parish.
Vespers for Sunday 6:00 pm
Vespers for Sunday
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Vespers for Sunday
In English.
“Saints” Meeting for March 7:15 pm
“Saints” Meeting for March
Mar 14 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
A group for young adults aged 18-25 who wish to grow in their understanding of faith through a series of discussion topics, led by Fr. Dcn. Andrew Bennett.  Month at the parish, followed by an[...]
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Divine Liturgy 9:15 am
Divine Liturgy
Mar 15 @ 9:15 am – 10:35 am
Divine Liturgy
In Ukrainian.
Matins 10:45 am
Matins
Mar 15 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
In English, between the two Sunday Liturgies.
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil 11:30 am
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
Mar 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:05 pm
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
In English with some Ukrainian.
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Sheptytsky Choir Practice *Cancelled* 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice *Cancelled*
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Choir rehearsals take place weekly in the church balcony. This choir sings a mixture of sacred music and polyphonic works in English, Slavonic, Ukrainian, French, and Latin, and performs in[...]
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Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts 5:30 pm
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
Mar 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
A modified vespers service with holy communion distributed at the conclusion.  Traditionally celebrated in Lent.  At the Shrine, when this service is celebrated on Wednesdays, it is followed in the church hall by a light[...]
Akord Men’s Choir Practice ***Cancelled*** 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice ***Cancelled***
Mar 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
AKORD is the Ukrainian Men’s Choir of Ottawa, whose purpose is the study, practice, and performance of choral music, particularly Ukrainian choral music, with the aim of contributing to Canada’s rich cultural mosaic. The choir[...]
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Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts 6:00 pm
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
A modified vespers service with holy communion distributed at the conclusion.  Traditionally celebrated in Lent.  At the Shrine, when this service is celebrated on Wednesdays, it is followed in the church hall by a light[...]
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Soup Kitchen Volunteering *Cancelled* 8:30 am
Soup Kitchen Volunteering *Cancelled*
Mar 21 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
<del>Soup Kitchen Volunteering</del> *Cancelled* @ Shepherds of Good Hope
Every third Saturday of the month, our parishioners have an opportunity to help the most vulnerable in our city by volunteering with Shepherds of Good Hope, a soup kitchen homeless shelter located in downtown Ottawa. [...]
Saints Group Event *Cancelled* 9:30 am
Saints Group Event *Cancelled*
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Saints Group are having an outing in Ottawa. Please inquire on the Facebook page for more details.  
Sorokousty Service for the Dead 9:30 am
Sorokousty Service for the Dead
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This service typically served during lent includes a Divine Liturgy and a prayer service in commemoration for the deceased members of our parish.
Vespers for Sunday 6:00 pm
Vespers for Sunday
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Vespers for Sunday
In English.
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Divine Liturgy 9:15 am
Divine Liturgy
Mar 22 @ 9:15 am – 10:35 am
Divine Liturgy
In Ukrainian.
Divine Liturgy 9:15 am
Divine Liturgy
Mar 22 @ 9:15 am – 10:35 am
Divine Liturgy
In Ukrainian.
Matins 10:45 am
Matins
Mar 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
In English, between the two Sunday Liturgies.
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil 11:30 am
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
Mar 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:05 pm
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
In English, with some Ukrainian
Town Hall Meeting ***Cancelled*** 12:30 pm
Town Hall Meeting ***Cancelled***
Mar 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
***Cancelled due to pandemic COVID-19*** In this Town Hall Meeting, we will present financial reports, we will have discussions with a moderator. More details to come.
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Sheptytsky Choir Practice *Cancelled* 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice *Cancelled*
Mar 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Choir rehearsals take place weekly in the church balcony. This choir sings a mixture of sacred music and polyphonic works in English, Slavonic, Ukrainian, French, and Latin, and performs[...]
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Parish Lenten Mission
Parish Lenten Mission
Mar 25 – Mar 28 all day
Parish Lenten Mission
The Parish Lenten Mission for this year will take place March 25, 26, 27 and 28. It starts with a 5:30PM vesperal divine liturgy on Wednesday, March 25, the feast of the Annunciation, a holy[...]
Divine Liturgy for the Annunciation of Mary 5:30 pm
Divine Liturgy for the Annunciation of Mary
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Vesperal Liturgy for the Feast of the Annunciation.  This is a Holy day of obligation when those on the Gregorian Calendar are obliged to come to church as if it were Sunday. This service is[...]
Akord Men’s Choir Practice *Cancelled* 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice *Cancelled*
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
AKORD is the Ukrainian Men’s Choir of Ottawa, whose purpose is the study, practice, and performance of choral music, particularly Ukrainian choral music, with the aim of contributing to Canada’s rich cultural mosaic. The choir[...]
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Moleben 7:00 pm
Moleben
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm
This service is part of the Parish Lenten Mission, and is Day 1 of the Mission in Ukrainian.  The topic of discussion will be humility (self-acceptance and liberation from what others think of us).
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UCWLC Silent Retreat in Ancaster (English)
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts 6:00 pm
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
A modified vespers service with holy communion distributed at the conclusion.  This service is part of the Parish Lenten Mission, and is Day 2 of the Mission in English.  The topic of discussion will focus[...]
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Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
Divine Liturgy
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This service is part of the Parish Lenten Mission, and is Day 2 of the Mission in Ukrainian.  The topic of discussion will focus on liberation from our own pride and vanity.
Vespers for Sunday 6:00 pm
Vespers for Sunday
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Vespers for Sunday
In English.
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Divine Liturgy 9:15 am
Divine Liturgy
Mar 29 @ 9:15 am – 10:35 am
Divine Liturgy
In Ukrainian.
Matins 10:45 am
Matins
Mar 29 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
In English, between the two Sunday Liturgies.
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil 11:30 am
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
Mar 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:05 pm
Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil
In English with some Ukrainian.
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Sheptytsky Choir Practice 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Choir rehearsals take place weekly in the church balcony. This choir sings a mixture of sacred music and polyphonic works in English, Slavonic, Ukrainian, French, and Latin, and performs in[...]
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