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There are several ongoing initiatives in our community. These include:
- OSGOODE CARE CENTRE: Every Sunday a team of two volunteers conduct a Liturgy of the Word service and distribute Holy Communion to the Catholic residents of the of Osgoode Care Centre. This ministry has many dedicated volunteers and is greatly appreciated by the residents and staff.
- KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FOOD HAMPERS for families in need, seasonally
- RECYCLE AND REUSE Program which supports many organizations. No shipping costs are incurred for any of the initiatives thanks to the support of partner organizations. Items collected include:
- Used Postage Stamps; sent to the Redemptorist Priests. One Used Postage Stamp feeds one hungry child for one day.
- Eyeglasses; sent to Medical Ministry International Canada for doctors in Developing Countries
- Pop Tabs; sent to Clifford Bowey School, Ottawa. Sold by weight to purchase much-needed equipment for special needs students.
- Milk bags: turned into sleeping mats and wrapped around medical supplies/equipment; sent to Developing Countries
- Sponsorship of a Newcomer Family from Syria (2016)