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 music performed by our Director of Music.


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: July 15, 2022

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