Holy Canadian Martyrs Parish is a welcoming Christian community reaching out to all who seek God.

Our Pastor – Fr. Timothy Coonen, omi

We welcomed Fr. Tim Coonen, omi, as our new pastor on January 1, 2018.

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Our Parish

Canadian Martyrs is a caring and soulful group of individuals from all walks of life, in all stages of life and with great respect for life.
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There’s always something happening at Canadian Martyrs. Read our bulletin to get the latest news.

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Holy Canadian Martyrs Parish is a missionary community of the Catholic faithful gathered together in the Eucharist and the Holy Spirit, and committed to ministry.

Sharing Word and Sacraments with one another, we are formed into one body by the love of Christ; we intend to share his love especially with those within and beyond the community who are in spiritual or temporal need, particularly the abandoned and marginalized and the poor.

Our parish fosters and supports renewal in its various forms, promotes lay leadership and its exercise, and strives to build up a strong faith community within the Archdiocese of Ottawa.

Under the spiritual leadership of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, trusting in the care of the Mother of God, and relying on the patronage of the Canadian Martyrs, we commit ourselves to lead each other to spiritual maturity in Christ through faith, hope and love.

Mass Times

Tuesday-Friday: 11:30 a.m.
Saturday: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation is a half hour before masses or by appointment


Gregorian Chants


Sung by Chorus Ecclesiae and conducted by Lawrence Harris  from 7-10pm on Good Friday, March 30th at Canadian Martyrs.  You are invited to drop in for a while or stay the whole evening to hear this ancient and deeply spiritual music.  Free will offering

RSS <span class='widget_first'>Daily</span> Readings

  • Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Lent
    Reading 1 Dn 3:14-20, 91-92, 95 King Nebuchadnezzar said:"Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego,that you will not serve my god,or worship the golden statue that I set up?Be ready now to fall down and worship the statue I had made,whenever you hear the sound of the trumpet,flute, lyre, harp, psaltery, bagpipe,and all the other […]
  • Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent
    Reading 1 Nm 21:4-9 From Mount Hor the children of Israel set out on the Red Sea road,to bypass the land of Edom.But with their patience worn out by the journey,the people complained against God and Moses,"Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert,where there is no food or water?We […]

The above readings are provided by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. To access readings from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, click here.