Author Archives: Rita Swanson

Christmas and New Year’s Masses

December 24- 5 p.m. Mass- Children’s Pageant                            7 p.m. Mass                            Midnight Mass December 25- … Continue reading

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Knights of Columbus

      Knights Helping Knights Members of the Carleton Place/ Almonte Knights of Columbus got together to help with yard work for a fellow Knight recovering from major surgery. One of the basic principles of the Knights is to work … Continue reading

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Message from Father Gus

Thank You Again and Again   My dear friends, in my previous message I had promised you that I would come back to you with the latest on my health situation. So many of you responded to that message that … Continue reading

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Message from Fr. Gus

Thank You Again and Again   My dear friends, so many of you responded to my last message. I could not respond sooner to your prayerful, loving and caring words. Every time I read your words, my eyes begin welling … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m.

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Catholic Women’s League Membership Information

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Message to Parishioners My dear Parishioners of St. Mary’s, as I mentioned to you in my previous message, I began the radiation treatments on Thursday, January 11th, and yesterday, February 7th, I had my final (20th) treatment. I did not … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Fr. Cosmas Ajawara

Fr. Cosmas will be leading a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from October 17-25, 2018. Leaving from Ottawa and arriving in Tel Aviv, the tour will include visits to such places as Capernaum, a boat tour of the Sea of … Continue reading

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Thank You Again and Again

In my previous message, I had promised to keep you informed of the efficacy of the chemo treatments (12 of them). On Monday, December 18th, the day following the “formal farewell” at St. Mary’s, I met with the Oncologist who … Continue reading

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December Update from Fr. Gus

My dear Parishioners, as mentioned in my previous message, the chemo treatments for the cancer are now over and yesterday, December 8th, I had the PET Scan to determine the efficacy of treatments. I will know the results of the … Continue reading

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