Our mission is “Facilitate worship, we minister to others and we care for all.”
The chaplaincy team is composed of eight chaplains: one Muslim, one Jewish, two Roman Catholic (one of whom is a priest) and four Protestant.
We provide pastoral services in both official languages.
The two chapels are located next to one another on Dieppe Road across from the base theatre and the Officers’ Mess.
Roman Catholic Services – St. Joseph Chapel
0945 hrs – French
1115 hrs – English
Sunday: 0900–0915 hrs and 1040–1110 hrs
To prepare for sacraments such as baptism, an appointment can be made with the padre at 705-424-1200, ext 2318 (reception). At least one month’s notice is required.
To arrange for a wedding, contact the chapel office at 705-424-1200, ext 2318. At least six months’ notice and a marriage preparation course are required.
· Knights of Columbus
· Youth Group
· Catholic Women’s League of Canada
· Choir (English and French)
· Children’s Liturgy
· Bible Study
Find the St Joseph Chapel on Facebook here
Protestant Services – Trinity Chapel
1030 hrs – Divine Worship Service (followed by coffee time)
Children aged 4–11 come to the chapel for the first part of the service, then go to Sunday School.
Held the first Sunday of each month.
Baptism can be arranged by calling the chapel at 705-424-1200, ext 2180. At least two months’ notice is required.
Marriages can be arranged by calling the chapel at 705-424-1200, ext 2180. At least three months’ notice and a marriage preparation course are required.
Also, inside Trinity Chapel is a room called the Multi-Faith Room for other faith groups. This room is used regularly for Muslim prayer on Fridays. Call Padre Demiray for the Muslim prayer group at ext: 7364
The chaplains provide care and support 24/7 to CF members, their families, and civilian DND personnel.
At all times, there is a duty chaplain on call. During regular duty hours, the duty chaplain can be reached at 705-424-1200, ext 2318. After-hours duty chaplain services are available by calling the Base Duty Officer at 705-424-1200, ext 2445.
When necessary, chaplains work in collaboration with the family crisis team, the mental health team, the military family resource centre and other agencies.