Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa
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Accessibility Features

Wheelchair Access:
Wheelchair A wheelchair accessible door and wheelchair lift are located at the glass entranceway at 414 Sparks Street. Wheelchair accessible washrooms are located on the foyer level by the cloakroom. A ramp from the Nave to the Altar is located on the left-hand side of the Chancel. Some pews are configured to accommodate wheelchairs. Communion can be brought to worshippers in pews: Please advise a Sidesperson or the Duty Warden if you wish to have Communion brought to you.

Assisted Hearing:
Assisted HearingOnWave receivers and headsets are available at the back of the church. Please ask a Sidesperson for a set.

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Parking and entrances

Parking is available in the lot to the east of the Cathedral accessed from Sparks Street. Limited weekday parking is available. Please register your vehicle at the reception desk if you are parking in the lot during the week.

The Cathedral can be accessed during the week via glass entranceway at 414 Sparks Street which is wheelchair accessible. There is a wheelchair lift inside this entrance. This entrance and the lift are staffed by a sidesperson on Sundays and for special services and concerts. During the week, please call ahead to the Cathedral Office if you will require the wheelchair lift.

Cathedral Premises Rentals

Great Hall with LabyrinthThe Cathedral may be available to rent for musical or artistic performances. The church accommodates up to 700 people for services or performances. For meetings and other gatherings, the new meeting rooms in the Crypt offer a unique experience and can accommodate about 30 people. These rooms can be used separately to provide an intimate setting for small groups, or opened to a meeting room that accommodates about 60.

The Great Hall with its commercial grade kitchen can accommodate functions of up to 200 people and includes an 11-circuit labyrinth in the centre of the floor.

Josephine Hall
(613) 236-9149 x 29

We'd love to welcome you

On behalf of the entire Christ Church Cathedral community, the Dean and Vicar welcome you and invite you to get in touch.

The Very Reverend Shane Parker
(613) 236-9149 x16

Archdeacon Pat Johnston

Cathedral Directory

Christ Church Cathedral
414 Sparks Street
Ottawa ON K1R 0B2
Phone: (613) 236-9149

  Position   Name   Contact
Dean of Ottawa and
Rector of Christ Church Cathedral
The Very Rev'd Shane Parker (613) 236-9149 ext 16
Pastoral Vicar Reverend Hilary Anne Murray 613) 236-9149 ext 11

Pastoral Associate The Venerable Pat Johnston (613) 236-9149

  Position   Name   Contact
Director of Music
and Organist & Principal
Conductor of the Girls'
 James Calkin   613-236-9149 ext 20
Music Associate
and Principal Conductor of
the Choir of Men and
 Andrew McAnerney   613-236-9149 ext 12
Administrator  Josephine Hall  (613) 236-9149 ext 29
Bookkeeper  Cheryl Mulrooney  (613) 236-9149 ext 14
Envelope Secretary  Judith O‚ÄôRourke  (613) 236-9149 ext 40
Rentals  Josephine Hall  (613) 236-9149 ext 29
WARDENS: 2017-2018
Rector's Warden  Tim Marc
People's Warden  Till Heyde  
Deputy Wardens  Sophie Mundell
 Gillian Wheeler

Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa  | 414 Sparks Street, Ottawa ON K1R 0B2 | Tel: (613) 236-9149 Fax: (613) 236-4386  | Cathedral Office
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