Buster Keaton Comedy Festival

Three nights of silent movies!

Come to our Buster Keaton Comedy Festival, featuring themed classic silent films! Live piano accompaniment provided by Robert Hall, St. Matthew's Interim Director of Music.

These silent movies are suitable for all ages and make for a great evening full of family-friendly fun! Bring your friends! Bring your neighbours! Bring a date!

Pay what you can admission (freewill offering). All proceeds to the organ repair fund.

Buster Keaton Silent Movie Festival StMatthews Jan Feb 2023

Tuesday January 17, 7 PM to 8:30 PM

The Comedic Engineer
with movies
The Electric House and Sherlock Jr.

Tuesday January 31, 7 PM to 8:30 PM

Nautical Night
with movies
The Boat and The Navigator

Tuesday February 14, 7 PM to 8:30 PM

Love and Marriage
with movies
One Week and Seven Chances


A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

For the first time since 2019, this lovely festival of ancient and modern choral music and readings celebrating the Advent of Christ was held in-person.

The service is sung by the choir of St. Matthew's, with hymns sung by the choir and congregation, and readings by congregation members and clergy.


Doors Open Ottawa 2022

St. Matthew's was once again open for in-person visits during the 20th anniversary of Doors Open Ottawa in early June. Visitors were also able to take a virtual tour from the comfort of home!

Even though Doors Open is now over you can continue to take a unique online tour of St. Matthew's beautiful worship space, to the accompaniment of organ music recorded in the church.


Nine Lessons and Carols

The 2021 Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols was once again an online service due to COVID-19 restrictions.

This beautiful service is sung by St. Matthew's choir with readings by members of the congregation and clergy.


Advent Lessons and Carols

The 2021 Advent Lessons and Carols service was recorded at the beginning of Advent 2021. Advent is a time of spiritual preparation as we watch and wait for the fullness of the Kingdom of God in our lives and in the world. Through holy scripture and sacred music, we journey from the early prophesies of the Hebrew scriptures through to the announcement of Jesus’ birth.

The service is sung by St. Matthew's choir.


The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to John, with music

This 2021 online service recorded at St. Matthew's features a reading of St. John's Passion with seasonal hymns and solos, appropriate to the narrative, interspersed throughout.


Online Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

In the 2020 Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols readers, soloists and instrumentalists were recorded over a period of days to create this service usually held in the church just before Christmas.


St. Matthew’s COVID-artz project

The COVID-artz project celebrates the wide-ranging talents and interests of several parishioners.

Filmed during the summer, episodes premiered on Youtube from late August to mid-September 2020. Each episode is about 15 minutes long.

Haven't watched them yet? Want to learn more about your parish family? Are you a newcomer who wants to find out more about who we are? Make a cuppa, get comfortable, and prepare to be entertained!



No in-person concerts are currently scheduled.

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Last updated: January 10, 2023

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