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Welcome

 

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Welcome to the Roman Catholic community of Saint Hedwig's Church located in Barry's Bay, Ontario.

As a rich cultural family of Kashub, Polish, Irish, French-Canadian, Native, and others, we rejoice in our baptismal unity and the sharing of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ that brings us together in worship.

Come and join us!

 

 

The Kashub's Catholic Heritage

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The Kashubs formed the largest and most distinct element of Polish emigration to

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First Years: St. Hedwig Parish

pick-parents-184The first Polish-Kashub church was built on Siberia Road, two miles from

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Our patron, Swata Jadwiga

sw-jadwiga-184Also known as Hedwig, Jadwiga, was the daughter of Count Berthold IV of Andechs

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Pastor's Blog

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Jubilee of Mercy: Don't Miss Out

Jubilee of Mercy: Don't Miss Out

What is the Jubilee of Mercy? The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy (Latin: Iubila...

100th Anniversary Celebrations

100th Anniversary Celebrations

You are cordially invited to our 100th Anniversary celebrations as we gather in ...

Sto Lat: 100th Parish Anniversary Book

Sto Lat: 100th Parish Anniversary Book

  Cost $20 | to order please contact Theresa Prince at 613-756-1085 | ta...

A Christmas Gift for Jesus: Little Strands of Hay

A Christmas Gift for Jesus: Little Strands of Hay

In celebrating the Solemnity of Christmas a long established custom of gift gi...

Parish Renovation Pledges

Parish Renovation Pledges

  Planning and work on our renovations cannot proceed until pledge sheets ...

Parish Supper Thanks!

Parish Supper Thanks!

We had a successful parish supper on August 18th realizing a profit of $25,574.0...

Annual Lenten Collection

Annual Lenten Collection

This collection is taken up on Good Friday. Proceeds are shared amongst religiou...

Making This Lent Different

Making This Lent Different

The highest point in the Church's year of prayer is the Sacred Paschal Triduum c...

Current News

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Part 3: God's Supreme Act of Mercy - The Passion

Part 3: God's Supreme Act of Mercy - The Passion

Throughout the entire history of the Catholic Church, we have been encouraged to...

Part 1: Divine Mercy

Part 1: Divine Mercy

As you know, this year has been declared an extraordinary year of mercy by Pope ...

Part 2: Trust in God's Mercy

Part 2: Trust in God's Mercy

We live in an age of lack of trust in God. People today rely only on themselves ...

Chalking the Door: Blessing Your Home for Epiphany

Chalking the Door: Blessing Your Home for Epiphany

A beautiful Epiphany tradition will continue at my parish this morning, as a pri...

The Divorced and Remarried Are Not Excommunicated

The Divorced and Remarried Are Not Excommunicated

However, the Church reaffirms her practice, which is based upon Sacred Scripture...

The Eucharist and the Spirit of Pentecost

The Eucharist and the Spirit of Pentecost

Where there is the Eucharist there is the Spirit of Pentecost. As Pope Benedict ...

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