Altar Servers

Altar servers fulfill an important ministry which enhances the celebration of the Mass. Altar Serving is one of the ways our young people can begin to contribute to the mass and live out their Baptismal promises by serving others and being witnesses to their faith in Jesus Christ. Altar servers...
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Catholic Women's League

What We Do The Catholic Women's League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God. Objectives The objectives of the League shall be to unite Catholic women of Canada: to achieve individual and collective spiritual development...
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Children's Ministry

Special Celebrations Children are invited to help celebrate the mass at various times throughout the year, including Christmas Eve Pageant and Easter Week. Sunday Children’s Liturgy Program From September to June, children ages 3 to grade 4 are invited to the hall during the 9am and 11am masses (after the...
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Decorating Committee

The Decorating Committee decorates the church for the various feasts and seasons of the church calendar year. The more members we have, the lighter the workload. Anyone who can climb a ladder is especially welcome!
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Eucharistic Ministry

Eucharistic Ministers serve the parish by assisting in the distribution of the Body and Blood of our Lord at Saturday Evening and Sunday Masses and at special feasts.
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Hospitality Ministry (Ushers/Greeters)

Ministry of Hospitality The Ministry of Hospitality creates an inviting atmosphere as parishioners and visitors enter through the doors of the Basilica of our Lady by welcoming and greeting. Members of the Hospitality Ministry are following in the image of Jesus by exhibiting kindness, care and love to all people...
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Knights of Columbus

Who We Are The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men's fraternal organization that was formed originally to provide insurance for widows and orphans of deceased members. Since its founding, the scope of the organization has increased to include raising funds for charitable works, supporting vocations, scholarships, and being active...
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Lector Ministry

The role of the Lector is to proclaim the Word of God at each of the Eucharistic celebrations. The people in the ministry should have the noble and unselfish desire to tell the good news of God's love for the world in Jesus Christ. To proclaim that good news from...
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Ministry of Compassion

Welcome to the Basilica's Ministry of Compassion page (formerly Grief and Bereavement.) Here you will find updates, news, and events pertaining to Grief and Bereavement support . We hope you find it useful. Since May, a dedicated working group of 6 parishioners, along with Father Noon, have been meeting to...
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Music Ministry

The Choirs With its rich acoustic and fine organ, there is a long tradition of music within the church. At present there are four choirs, working at different levels. The Adult Choir rehearses each Thursday evening and sings every Sunday mass at 11 am. Anyone interested in joining should contact...
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St Vincent de Paul Society

If you are in need of some assistance, or know of someone needing help, with food vouchers or household goods, please call the St Vincent de Paul Society at Basilica of Our Lady at 519-654-3575 and leave a message. Include your name, phone number and address, and we will return...
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Stewardship Ministry

Mission Statement As the Eucharistic family of Our Lady Immaculate, we believe in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We foster a welcoming and active faith community by sharing our time, talent and treasure. We continue to grow in the Spirit, loving and serving God and each other...
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The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Who We Are The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults provides instruction and spiritual direction to non-Catholics wishing to join the Catholic Church. The purpose of this ministry is to fulfill the Lord's mission command to make disciples of all nations. New Catholics bring the riches of their own traditions...
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Volunteer Screening Committee

What We Do The Volunteer Screening Committee is responsible for implementing the Diocesan Policy and Procedures. The Committee endeavours to create, maintain, and promote a safe environment for all those to whom we minister, to support parish volunteers and preserve their safety, integrity and reputation and to ensure that we...
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