Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

Posted by occwebsite
22nd Jun 2021
Here is a prayer of St. Francis of Assisi, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. Lord, make me an instrument of your peace! Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light;

backyard gathering

Posted by occwebsite
21st Jun 2021
Join us for backyard gatherings Register at Eventbrite There will be a limit of 10 people per backyard to keep within the provincial restrictions. Bring your own coffee/cold drink (and a lawn chair if possible.) The gathering will be cancelled if it's raining. If you're unable to register for a specific time, it's most likely the size limit has been reached for that gathering, but you can register for an

20 June | 1 Peter 5

Posted by occwebsite
20th Jun 2021
welcome We are back to meeting in-person as well as on-line - and we will continue to offer our service on-line. Sometimes we feel stressed out by what we can’t do, and by what seems to be inconsistencies in government gathering regulations. Some are feeling frustrated that they can’t get the hair done, or travel as freely as they would like. Sometimes we get upset with some of the posts

Prayer of Thomas à Kempis

Posted by occwebsite
15th Jun 2021
Here is a prayer of Thomas à Kempis, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. Grant me, O Lord, to know what I ought to know, to love what I ought to love, to praise what delights thee most, to value what is precious in thy sight, to hate what is offensive

13 June | 1 Peter 4:12-19

Posted by occwebsite
13th Jun 2021
welcome We are back to meeting in-person as well as on-line. Sometimes it seems like we don't know what day of the week it is, or what day it is. Sometimes we feel stressed out by what we can't do, and by what seems to be inconsistencies in government gathering regulations. Some are feeling frustrated that they can't get the hair done, or travel as freely as they would like.

outdoor gatherings

Posted by occwebsite
09th Jun 2021
This summer we want to help OCCer's connect. Right now and for the next few weeks we are only allowed a maximum of 30 people indoors for a Sunday service. And it is difficult to connect after the service. So this summer we want to help make some connections. Here's what we would like you to do. We would like to have multiple locations and various times of day available

Financial update: Jan-May

Posted by occwebsite
08th Jun 2021
Jan - May 2020 Jan - May 2021 difference IN offerings 93,981.85 80,744.42 -13,237.43 rental 1,800.00 -1,800.00 CEWS 17,400.42 13,031.84 -4,368.58 TOTAL 113,182.27 93,776.26 -19,406.01 OUT expenses 97,318.96 94,160.33 -3,158.63 NET 15,863.31 -384.07 -16,247.38 CEWS is the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy

“Vocation Prayer” from the Beech Grove Benedictine Community

Posted by occwebsite
08th Jun 2021
Here is a prayer, from the Beech Grove Benedictine Community, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post. O Lord, you know me. You know when I sit and when I stand. You have me always present in your mind. For this, Lord, I thank you. You know the path for my life

June 6 service | 1 Peter 4:1-11

Posted by occwebsite
06th Jun 2021
welcome We continue to meet on-line only, and will be for the next several weeks. It is looking like 11 July could be the earliest date we can meet in person. Check occweb.org for any changes. In this confusing, wearying time, when we are not sure what day of the week it is, or what the date is, we know that in the midst of all this, God is with us.

A Prayer of Ignatius of Loyola

Posted by occwebsite
01st Jun 2021
Here is a prayer, by Ignatius of Loyola, to reflect on, to meditate on, to pray and make it your own this week. See some reflection questions at the bottom of this post.   Lord, teach me to be generous. Teach me to serve you as you deserve; To give and not to count the cost, To fight and not to heed the wounds To toil and not to seek