COVID & Christmas Update

COVID & Christmas Update

Dear friends,  

In light of the recent COVID lock-down announcement, we wish to provide you with an update on what is planned for Christmas Masses. We ask that you please review the following information. 

  • If you are registered for a Mass on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day your registration is still valid. We will not be cancelling any masses on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
  • If you are registered for mass on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day and have decided not to attend, please contact the parish at volunteers@annunciation-ottawa.com as soon as possible.
  • If you are registered for mass during the Octave, we are doing our best to get you to mass on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. An additional mass will be added on Christmas Day at 2:00 pm. Please check for an email from parish staff with more information.
  • Beginning December 26, masses will be streamed on Facebook and YouTube.
    • Daily Mass will be streamed at 9:00 AM.
    • Sunday Mass will be streamed at 5:00 pm on Saturday.
  • Our Winter Garden will remain open until January 1 between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM. If you chose to visit the Garden, please respect provincial health guidelines. You can still bring your donations of food along with prayers, photos, etc.
  • Stay tuned for an update from Fr. Rob later today regarding this new lockdown. You can view it on our YouTube channel or Facebook page.

Christmas Mass will be streamed on our YouTube page at 4:00 PM on Christmas Eve

Check out our Upcoming Events for all Advent and Christmas Masses and Events.

Christmas Mass on YouTube 

  • For everyone who is unable to join us in person, we will be streaming our 4:00 pm Christmas Eve Mass on our YouTube channel. 
  • We are also working on a special treat for you, coming to our YouTube channel just before Christmas. Stay tuned! 

Christmas Eve 

  • In accordance with the provincial guidelines, each Mass will be at 30% capacity.  
  • We will be celebrating Masses at 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm, and 10:00 pm. 

Christmas Day 

  • In accordance with the provincial guidelines, each Mass will be at 30% capacity.  
  • We will be celebrating these Masses at 10:00 am, and 12:00 pm.  

Christmas Mass will be streamed on our YouTube page at 4:00 PM on Christmas Eve

Check out our Upcoming Events for all Advent and Christmas Masses and Events.