Friday, March 22, 2013

Monday, March 4, 2013

Lenten Mission; Annunciation of the Lord Parish: March 3 - 5 from 7:30 tp 9:00 PM

Parish Lenten Mission; Annunciation of the Lord Parish, Ottawa, ON, Canada
March 3 - 5  from 7:30 tp 9:00 PM
During this Year of Faith, Pope Benedict XVI has called for the whole Church to have an encounter with Christ. Encounter Jesus, our Eucharistic Lord, who strengthens and transforms us as we offer our lives to Him. Through a rediscovery of the gift of faith the Lord wants to grant each one of us renewed joy and enthusiasm for communicating the faith to others.
Schedule 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.,
Sunday -  Reasons to Believe:  Why it is reasonable to believe in Jesus
Monday -  Offering your life to God:  the Eucharist as Sacrifice
Tuesday -  Drawing new life from Jesus: the Eucharist as a Sacred Banquet
                   Followed by Adoration...
 Fr. Terry Donahue, CC is the Director of Lay Formation and Chaplain to the Lay Associates for the Companions of the Cross. Ordained to the priesthood in 2000, Fr. Terry has since taught 15 lay formation courses on topics in apologetics, spirituality, Ignatian discernment and evangelization. He also teaches high school Religion at Maryvale Academy, an independent Catholic school in Ottawa. He is also a presenter on the Food for Life television program and the weekly Reasons to Believe program on Radio Maria. Fr. Terry has a strong background in science and technology, having received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and having worked for five years as a computer graphics programmer.
Below is the link to Father Terry's Sunday homily from the parish website
Encountering Jesus through the Eucharist

First Evening
Session 1 - Sunday March 3, 2013, 7:30 - 9:00 -
Reasons to Believe: Why it is reasonable to believe in Jesus

Session 1- Questions and Answers

 Session 1 - Praise and Worship

Second Evening
Choir leads the hymn
 Only This I Want by Dan Schutte

Choir leads the hymn
No Greater Love by Michael Joncas

Session 2 - Monday March 4th 2013. 7:30 - 9:00PM

Conclusion of Second session and closing Hymn
Lord You Have Come to the Seashore

Third Evening
Third Session Monday March 5, 2013

Song led by the choir
I Surrender it all to Jesus

Song led by the choir
All who are Thirsty