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Upcoming Events

  • 1st Annual Ottawa Catholic Community Day & School Fair
    1st Annual Ottawa Catholic Community Day & School Fair
    Sat, May 18
    St. Francois d'Assise
    May 18, 2024, 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    St. Francois d'Assise, 20 Fairmont Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2K2, Canada
    To promote collaboration and cooperation between Catholic ministries and businesses in the Ottawa area and to support the growth of independent Catholic education in Ottawa.


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


  • 4:00PM-6:00PM - Registrant Table Setup


  • 8:00AM - 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 (to be announced)

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


Other Details:

  • Lunch provided for nominal cost

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

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

Others forthcoming

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 Sponsor levels:      


Dominations- $500

Sponsor ad featured in Program Brochure, CIOCS website. Mentioned through the day as our sponsors.  Free table, prominently placed and featured as an Event Sponsor.  Should you wish to be an event sponsor please contact us here.



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

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