Monthly Archives: March 2017

Mothering Sunday at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary–Ottawa

Today, the Fourth Sunday of Lent, we celebrated ┬áMothering Sunday. Mass began with a blessing of flowers and the simnel cake. Our priest Fr. Doug Hayman wore rose vestments, and many of us wore pink, or magenta, or salmon in … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday pancake supper

One of our annual traditions at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is our annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper. ┬áBoth our priests are available for confession all afternoon so we can be “shriven” of our sins before Lent begins, while … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Anna Christina

On Feb. 2, as we were celebrating Candlemas at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we did so without our cantor and organist Michael Trolly. That’s because he was with his wife Rebecca as their baby daughter Anna Christina was … Continue reading

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