Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine

Український Католицький Собор Святого Івана Хрестителя

952 Green Valley Crescent, Ottawa Ontario, K2C 3K7

Parish Events Calendar

For religious services, please see our Liturgical Services Calendar.

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Cantor Training 5:00 pm
Cantor Training
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
For all those who are interested in taking part of our cantor training roster. These training are intended to provide you the guidelines and all the tools needed to be a successful cantor and/or reader[...]
“Saints” Meeting for February (New Date) 7:30 pm
“Saints” Meeting for February (New Date)
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 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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Sheptytsky Choir Practice 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice
Feb 3 @ 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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UCWLC Embroidery group 7:00 pm
UCWLC Embroidery group
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We welcome anyone interested
Akord Men’s Choir Practice 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice
Feb 5 @ 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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Heart To Heart, A Divine Invitation 7:00 pm
Heart To Heart, A Divine Invitation
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm
Heart To Heart, A Divine Invitation @ Blessed Sacrament Parish
LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED THERE IS NO FEE FOR THE CONFERENCE FREE WILL OFFERING ONLY Father Gillespie is the Preacher and Retreat Master at Montfort retreat houses in Litchfield, CT, and Bay Shore, NY. He[...]
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Youth group toboggan outing (New Date) 4:00 pm
Youth group toboggan outing (New Date)
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth group toboggan outing (New Date)
We’re going to meet at 4 p.m. at the Shrine this coming Saturday, January 25 and head out to go tobogganing. Everyone’s welcome to stay for Vespers, but if you have to leave, you can[...]
Maryvale Academy Fundraising Gala 5:00 pm
Maryvale Academy Fundraising Gala
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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Sheptytsky Choir Practice 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice
Feb 10 @ 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
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Parish Council meets every second Tuesday of the month.  Open to all parishioners.
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Akord Men’s Choir Practice 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice
Feb 12 @ 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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Knights of Columbus Executive Positions Training 8:15 am
Knights of Columbus Executive Positions Training
Feb 15 @ 8:15 am – 12:30 pm
This event is meant to provide training for members of the Knights of Columbus who are looking forward to serving as members on the executives of their local councils. Please RSVP by February 4.  
Soup Kitchen Volunteering – Shepherds of Good Hope 1:00 pm
Soup Kitchen Volunteering – Shepherds of Good Hope
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Soup Kitchen Volunteering - Shepherds of Good Hope @ 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. [...]
Cantor Training 5:30 pm
Cantor Training
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
We now have a new cantor training initiative and would like to invite prospect cantors to our training provided usually before Saturday vespers. If you would like to take part of this initiative please tell[...]
Feast Before the Fast (Пущення) 7:00 pm
Feast Before the Fast (Пущення)
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:15 pm
Feast Before the Fast (Пущення) @ Basement of the church
It’s that time of year again! Our Lenten Fast will soon begin, so here’s your chance to let down your hair and get the party bug out of your beforehand! The event will be hosted[...]
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Women’s League Meeting 10:30 am
Women’s League Meeting
Feb 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Monthly meeting of the Women’s League. Please note that the annual memberships for 2020 are due.
Fundraiser Haircut 1:00 pm
Fundraiser Haircut
Feb 16 @ 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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Akord Men’s Choir Practice 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice
Feb 19 @ 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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Plast annual meeting 7:30 pm
Plast annual meeting
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The church hall is booked on this date for this event.
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Volunteer Perogy Making 9:00 am
Volunteer Perogy Making
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
In preparation for Family Perogy Night, all those interested in helping make perogies are welcome to help in the kitchen.
Movie event: Gosnell – the Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer 7:00 pm
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(EARLY) Vespers for Sunday 4:00 pm
(EARLY) Vespers for Sunday
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(EARLY) Vespers for Sunday
Vespers is 2 hours early today in order to make room for the Family Perogy Night at 5:00PM.
Family Perogy Night 5:00 pm
Family Perogy Night
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm
Family Perogy Night
You’re invited to our annual Family Perogy Night on Saturday February 22nd! Supper will begin at 5:00 PM following an early vespers at 4:00, and will include perogies, sausage, kapusta, salad, dessert, and a cash[...]
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Ukrainian Liturgy Soborchyk 10:30 am
Ukrainian Liturgy Soborchyk
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Please join our Soborchyk in Ukrainian in preparation for the Sobor in Montreal the following week.
Cheese and fingerfood potluck 1:00 pm
Cheese and fingerfood potluck
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A cheese and dairy potluck lunch after the 11:30AM divine liturgy on Cheesefare Sunday, the last Sunday before Great Lent.  Please bring cheese or dairy-based fingerfoods.   This Sunday customarily was the last time that dairy[...]
Fundraiser Haircut 1:00 pm
Fundraiser Haircut
Feb 23 @ 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.
English Liturgy Soborchyk 1:30 pm
English Liturgy Soborchyk
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Please join our Soborchyk in English in preparation for the Sobor in Montreal the following week.
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Sheptytsky Choir Practice 8:00 pm
Sheptytsky Choir Practice
Feb 24 @ 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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Genealogy group 7:30 pm
Genealogy group
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ukrainian Genealogy
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Akord Men’s Choir Practice 7:30 pm
Akord Men’s Choir Practice
Feb 26 @ 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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Sobor in Montreal 10:00 am
Sobor in Montreal
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
An Eparchial Assembly (Sobor) on the theme of : “Emigration, settlements and the global unity of UGCC” has been convoked by Bishop Brian, the apostolic administrator of the Toronto Eparchy. It will be held in[...]
Youth Group Meeting 7:15 pm
Youth Group Meeting
Feb 29 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Regular meeting for all the youth of our parish that starts after vespers.