- May 26, 2020
The long-anticipated merger of Ontario’s Ottawa and Alexandria-Cornwall dioceses has been officially approved by the Vatican and, as of May 6, the new Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall is now officially recognized by the Catholic Church.
About 200 people, most clutching a rosary, held a prayer vigil as a satanic black mass occurred Aug. 17 at a heavy metal club in the Canadian capital.
Jesuit Father Tony Van Hee says nearly three decades spent fasting and praying on Parliament Hill to end abortion have been the best years of his life.
Pope Francis has united the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall with the Archdiocese of Ottawa “in the person of the bishop,” Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa, indicating the situation may change in the future.
Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa, Canada, said there is no route for the March for Life to move through downtown Ottawa that does not violate the ‘bubble zone’ law passed last week in Ontario that restricts pro-life activists from protesting within 50-150 meter parameters established outside of abortion clinics, pharmacies, and doctor’s offices.
Volunteers with Ottawa Hospital’s Emergency Spiritual Care Assistance Team learn what symptoms — such as anxiety, fear, distress, feeling numb and confusion — are common among people who have experienced a disaster and how to identify “red flags” if a person’s reaction is extreme, which could become impairing or lead to post-traumatic stress disorder or an anxiety disorder in the future.