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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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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...

Catholic Library

Catholic Library

Online Library of Articles: The documents here address current confusions and co...

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...

The Sacrament of Penance

The Sacrament of Penance

  The Sacrament of Penance is such a gift! It can be very hard to do -- it...

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Blessed be the Peacemaker

Blessed be the Peacemaker

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You can only use NFP for serious reasons…What are these reasons?

You can only use NFP for serious reasons…What are these…

Pope Pius XII Who Gave Us the Four “Serious Reasons”   The last post abou...

Even the Demons Know the Creed

Even the Demons Know the Creed

An authentic knowing and love for Jesus must animate a sowing of the Eucharistic...

A breath of life for an old religion

A breath of life for an old religion

Pope Francis's game plan is a stunning and inspiring document. I have read many...

The Crack of Doom

The Crack of Doom

In medieval English churches a standard architectural/artistic element of the li...

At Your Beginning

At Your Beginning

In many Vietnamese families, there exists a beautiful and unique tradition. When...

Pope launches appeal to end global hunger

Pope launches appeal to end global hunger

Organised by Caritas Internationalis, the Vatican-based federation of Catholic...

Family Life Survey: Deadline Dec.13

Family Life Survey: Deadline Dec.13

As part of the preparation for this extraordinary synod, Catholics throughout th...

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