Many beautiful and architecturally-pleasing churches are found in Ottawa, the majority of which were built in the 19th century. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, founded in 1828 on Kent Street, is Ottawa's oldest Protestant church. The Cathedral Basilica of Notre Dame, erected in 1839 on Sussex Drive, has soaring twin spires and is one of the finest examples of painted and carved neo-Gothic interiors in Canada. Saint Patrick's Basilica on Kent Street at Nepean Street was founded in 1855 and is the oldest parish in Ottawa serving English-speaking Catholics; Saint Patrick's was elevated to Basilica status in 1995.
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Founded in 1832, Christ Church Cathedral, the stately stone church at the upper end of "Bytown," now Ottawa, is the capital city's Anglican Cathedral for state occasions and daily worship alike. It is particularly renowned for its superb choir and stained glass windows.
This historic Church has served the people of Ottawa since 1914. The stone Romanesque architecture and Byzantine sanctuary includes a magnificent 4-manual Casavant organ. We welcome visitors to worship with us. Programming for all ages includes Christian Education and children's worship. Accessibility provided.
In 1877 Prime Minister Alexander MacKenzie laid the cornerstone of this Heritage Church, founded in 1857. It is affiliated with the Canadian Baptist Federation and is the Canadian Armed Forces garrison church. Standing amidst offices, businesses, the University of Ottawa, the Regional Headquarters and the Court House, the Church is trying to build bridges with this community.
Knox Church, the Presbyterian Church in Canada, is located on the south east corner of Elgin and Lisgar Streets, six blocks south of the National War Memorial. The congregation was founded in 1844, in relation to the Free Church of Scotland. The present Gothic building was dedicated in 1933. The church is accessible to the handicapped. Open weekdays from Lisgar Street. All welcome.
Situee sur la "Mile Historique" de la capitale nationale, la cathedrale Notre-Dame est l'eglise-mere de l'Archidiocese d'Ottawa et la plus ancienne eglise de la ville.
Founded in 1855, the oldest parish in Ottawa serving English-speaking Catholics was completed and blessed in 1875. The interior modern Gothic design has been enriched by sacred paintings, stained glass windows, a Casavant pipe organ, marble altars, pulpit, communion railings, and statues. These traditional appointments to God's Glory preserve an atmosphere for private prayer and public worship in the spirit of Vatican II. Saint Patrick's was elevated to the status of Basilica in 1995.
This parish is a warm and welcoming faith community known for its outstanding Liturgies, Music, Preaching, Children's liturgy at 9:30am, Univeristy Mass and Young Adult Group, child care, outreach to disadvantaged. It is equipped for the handicapped. Oblate parish.
You are invited to experience this distinguished and historic sanctuary located in the heart of Canada's capital city. Founded in 1828, St. Andrew'S is Ottawa'S oldest Protestant Congregation. The unusual beauty of the church architecture and furnishings, coupled with the renowned ministry of music and biblical preaching, inspire a profound mood of worship. The Church is open year round during all regular office hours.
Located on busy Elgin Street, a five-minute walk from Parliament Hill in the heart of Ottawa's golden triangle, St. John's Anglican is the church with the large sign out front and the "open door" that welcomes all. Music and art are integral to thecontemporary worship offered to a diverse and friendly congregation.
A heritage church built in 1888, this stone Romanesque church building is adjacent to the University of Ottawa and two blocks east of the Rideau Centre. We offer opportunities for learning, worship, social ministry and fellowship for all ages. Easily accessible by public transportation, our church serves Sandy Hill and greater Ottawa. A warm welcome awaits you.
St. Peter's, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran churches in Ottawa. Overlooking the Garden of the Provinces, it has served the community since 1910. Services and programs emphasize Christian worship, organ and choral music, social ministry, and global outreach. Everyone is welcome.
Founded in 1929, St. Theresa's is located at the corner of Somerset and Cartier Streets, one block east of Elgin Street. Parking is available at the church, during, mass times. THERE IS NO MORE WEEKLY MASS AT 4:30 PM
Situated on the National Capital "mile of history," Notre Dame Cathedral is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa and the oldest church in the city. Begun in 1839, its construction was not completed until 1885. Its painted and carved neo-Gothic interior is one of the finest in the country. Its sanctuary is mainly the work of noted Canadian sculptor, Philippe HÃƒÂ©bert.
St. Alban's, the oldest Anglican Church building in the National Capital was erected in 1867 and was the place of worship of Sir John A. Macdonald. In recent years the Church has been restored to its original splendour. Improvements include access for the disabled and a loop system. Open daily for traditional Anglican services. Please phone for times.