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Date:    Saturday May 18
Venue:  Paroisse Saint-François-d’Assise | 20 Fairmont Ave, Ottawa


  • 4:00PM-6:00PM - Registrants may visit the Church hall to set up their table


  • 7:30AM - Church opens for Registrant Table Setup

  • 8:40AM – Holy Rosary

  • 9:00AM – Holy Mass with Sacred Music | Bishop Yvan Mathieu presiding

  • 10:00AM to 4:00PM – Open House

    • Welcome 

    • Reflection on Catholic Education & Blessing (Bishop Yvan Mathieu)

    • CIOCS Introduction

    • Sacred Music

    • Other Ministry Presentations throughout the day

  • 4:00PM to 4:30PM - Adoration & Sacred Chant ​



Other Details:

  • Tables are 8ft long

  • Lunch provided for nominal cost

  • Parking onsite in the Church parking lot (accessed via Wellington).  Free parking on the surrounding streets.

  • Businesses are encouraged to offer their products for sale at the event.

In Support of the following schools:

Participating Ministries & Businesses

  1. Queenship of Mary Community

  2. Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College

  3. Knights of Columbus [St. Patrick Basilica # 485St. Clement Council #17725]

  4. Marriages for Mary Ministry

  5. Resurrection Candles and Gifts

  6. Campaign Life

  7. St. Joseph Missionaries of the Holy Face

  8. Ottawa Chant (newly formed)

  9. Relevant Radio

  10. La Pieta Prayer Group

  11. Marian Devotional Movement

  12. Brushworks Statue Restoration

  13. Spiritual Motherhood of Priests

  14. Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

  15. Cooperators Insurance

  16. Legion of Mary Regia Ottawa

  17. Azariah's Compass Publishing

  18. Laughing Stitch

  19. St. Padre Pio FNE Family Group

  20. Flourish

  21. Anna-Maria Hand-Painted Glass

  22. Paroisse Saint-François d’Assise

  23. House of Hope and Healing

  24. BeeGodsLight Pure and Natural Beeswax Candles

  25. CCO

  26. Communion & Liberation

  27. Hartline Fencing Solutions

  28. Farmhouse Charcuterie

  29. Action Life (Ottawa) Inc.

  30. Catholic Corner


Hosting Sponsors:

Consortium of Independent Ontario Catholic Schools |

École Sainte-Marie Mère de Dieu |


Each registrant (schools, ministries, and businesses) is afforded a table to feature and introduce their organization to the wider Catholic (and non-Catholic) community.  This event is open to all Catholic parents, students, and members of the wider Ottawa community to learn about the wonderful Catholic schools, ministries, and small businesses serving the Ottawa area.

Event Sponsors:      

Bridge Accounting & Advisory Services:

Bridge AAS offers accounting, tax, consulting, and trustee administration services.   

Co-operators Insurance:

We’re a leading all-Canadian financial services co-operative deeply invested in helping Canadians build and grow their financial strength and security. We offer multi-line insurance and investment products, services, and advice that’s personalized to your unique needs.




Consider donating to CIOCS here. Donations are eligible for a tax receipt.

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