List of Ottawa churches

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Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica, the oldest and largest church in Ottawa, is a National Historic Site of Canada and the central church of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa.
St. Alban's Anglican Church is Ottawa's oldest surviving church building and was attended by many of Canada's early political leaders, including Canada's first prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald.
The MET is a church in Ottawa's south end.
Ste-Anne Catholic Church is a rare example of Québecois church architecture in Ontario. It is home to St. Clement Parish, a Catholic community which continues to use the traditional Latin liturgy.


Latin Church[edit]

Archdiocese of Ottawa[edit]

The Archdiocese of Ottawa includes several parishes outside the city limits, which have been included in the list. Francophone communities are marked with a fleur-de-lys: Fleur de lys du québec.png.

  • Annunciation of the Lord
  • L'Ascension de Notre-Seigneur-Jésus-Christ Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Filipino national parish)
  • B.V. Marie-Médiatrice de toutes-les-grâces Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, designed by M.J. Morton, 1932
  • Divine Infant
  • Good Shepherd
  • Holy Canadian Martyrs
  • Holy Cross
  • Holy Korean Martyrs (Korean national parish)
  • Holy Name of Mary
  • Holy Redeemer
  • Holy Spirit
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary
  • Lift Jesus Higher
  • Madonna Della Risurrezione (Italian national parish)
  • Marie-Médiatrice Fleur de lys du québec.png (Burundian national parish)
  • Nativité de Notre-Seigneur-Jésus-Christ Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica Fleur de lys du québec.png (Bilingual), designed by Antoine Robillard, Fr John Francis Cannon, and Fr Pierre-Adrien Telmon. It is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Ottawa and is the largest and oldest church in the city. It is the only church in Ottawa which is also a national historic site.
  • Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Notre-Dame des Champs Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Our Lady of Divine Love
  • Our Lady of Fatima
  • Our Lady of La Vang (Vietnamese national parish)
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
  • Our Lady of the Visitation
  • Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
  • Resurrection of Our Lord
  • Sacré-Coeur Fleur de lys du québec.png (Bourget)
  • Sacré-Coeur Fleur de lys du québec.png (Sandy Hill), designed by Louis Zephirin Gauthier, 1888–93; tower and entrance, 1899;[1] interior decoration by Victor Roy 1893.[2]
  • Sagrada Familia (Spanish national parish)
  • Senhor Santo Cristo (Portuguese national parish)
  • Sheng Shen Chinese Catholic Church (Chinese national parish)
  • St-Albert
  • St. Albertus Pfarrgemeinde (German national parish)
  • St-Alphonse de Liguori
  • St. Andrew
  • Ste-Anne Catholic Church Fleur de lys du québec.png (Lowertown), designed 1873 by J.P. LeCourt. Parish closed 2013; now home to St. Clement Parish.
  • Ste-Anne Fleur de lys du québec.png (Ste-Anne-de-Prescott)
  • St. Anthony of Padua (Italian national parish), designed by Guido Nincheri, 1925.
  • St. Augustine
  • St. Basil
  • St-Benoît-Labre Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Bernard Fleur de lys du québec.png (Fournier)
  • St. Bernard (Ottawa)
  • St-Bernardin Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Bonaventure Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Brigid (Byward Market), designed 1888-1890 by James R. Bowes, closed 2007. Now home to Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts.
  • St. Brigid (Manotick)
  • St-Charles Borromée Fleur de lys du québec.png (Congolese national parish)
  • St-Claude Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Catherine
  • St. Clare
  • St. Clement Parish Fleur de lys du québec.png (Bilingual), building closed 2013, with the community now meeting at Ste-Anne Catholic Church. Uses the traditional liturgy of 1962.
  • St. Declan
  • St-Dominique Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Edith Stein
  • St. Elizabeth (also serving the Hungarian Catholic community)
  • St-Eugène Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Euphémie Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Ste-Famille Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Ste-Félicité Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-François d'Assise Fleur de lys du québec.png and Capuchin Monastery, Richmond Road, designed by Joseph Simeon Jude Routhier 1891;[3] Church at Wellington Street at Fairmont Street designed by Charles Brodeur, 1914-15 [4]
  • St. Gabriel (Woodlawn)
  • St-Gabriel Fleur de lys du québec.png (Ottawa)
  • Ste-Geneviève Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. George
  • St-Grégoire de Nazianze Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Guillaume Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Hugues Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Hyacinth (Polish)
  • St. Ignatius
  • St. Isidore (Ottawa)
  • St. Isidore (St-Isidore)
  • St-Jacques Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Jean-Baptiste Fleur de lys du québec.png (L'Orignal)
  • St-Jean-Baptiste Fleur de lys du québec.png (Ottawa) designed by Father Joseph Michaud 1883-84.[5]
  • St-Joachin Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. John the Apostle
  • St. John the Evangelist
  • St. Joseph (Sandy Hill)
  • St-Joseph Fleur de lys du québec.png (Orleans)
  • St. Jude
  • St-Laurent Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Léon-le-Grand Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Leonard
  • St. Leopold Mandic (Croatian national parish)
  • St-Luc Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Louis-Marie-de-Montfort Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Martin de Porres
  • St-Mathieu Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Margaret Mary Fleur de lys du québec.png (Cumberland; bilingual)
  • St. Margaret Mary (Glebe)
  • Ste-Marie Fleur de lys du québec.png (Orleans)
  • St. Mary (Centretown West), designed by Auguste Martineau 1949-50 [6]
  • St. Maurice
  • St. Michael (Carp)
  • St. Michael (Fitzroy Harbour)
  • St. Monica
  • St-Pascal-Baylon Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Patrick's Basilica, designed by Augustus Laver, 1868, and completed in 1875 by King McCord Arnoldi.
  • St. Patrick's (Fallowfield)
  • St-Paul Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Peter
  • St. Peter Celestine
  • St. Philip
  • St-Pierre, Apôtre Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Rémi Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Sébastien Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, designed by Henry Joseph Morin, completed 1933.
  • Ste-Thérèse d'Avila Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Thomas Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Thomas d'Aquin Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • Ste-Trinité Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St-Viateur Fleur de lys du québec.png
  • St. Victor

Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter[edit]

  • Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Roman Catholic Military Ordinariate of Canada[edit]

  • Our Lady of the Airways Chapel (see Ecumenical below)

Melkite (Greek) Catholic Church[edit]

Syriac Maronite Church of Antioch[edit]

  • Saint Charbel Maronite Catholic Church

Syriac Catholic Church[edit]

  • Saint Paul Syriac Catholic Mission

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church[edit]

Canonically irregular groups[edit]

  • Society of St Pius X Mission, meeting at the Holy Ghost Chapel.[7]

Old Catholic Church[edit]

  • Mission Parish of St. Aelred Old Roman Catholic.[8]

Christian Science[edit]

Gnostic Catholic Apostolic Church (EGCA)[edit]

  • Gnostic Church of Ottawa-Gatineau[10]


Canadian Forces Support Unit Ottawa Chaplain Services


Eastern Orthodox[edit]

Patriarchate of Constantinople[edit]

  • Christ the Saviour

Greek Orthodox Church[edit]

  • Kimisis Tis Theotokos (Dormition of the Theotokos)

Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch[edit]

  • St. Elias Cathedral
  • St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Church, built 1950. The church was sold in 1989, with the community moving to St. Elias Cathedral, and the building was converted to St. Elijah's Housing.

Orthodox Church in America[edit]

  • Annunciation Cathedral

Romanian Orthodox Church[edit]

  • St. Matthew
  • St. Nicholas

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia[edit]

Serbian Orthodox Church[edit]

  • St. Stefan - Serbian Orthodox Church (Ottawa)

Ukrainian Orthodox Church[edit]

  • Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral

Oriental Orthodox[edit]

Coptic Orthodox Church[edit]

  • St. George and St. Anthony [12]
  • St. Mark and St. Mary of Egypt[13]
  • St. Mary[14]

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church[edit]

  • St. Teklehaimanot

Eritrean Orthodox Church[edit]

  • Kidus Gabriel

Armenian Orthodox Church[edit]

  • St. Mesrob



Anglican Church of Canada[edit]

Diocese of Ottawa[edit]

Anglican Church in North America[edit]

Anglican Catholic Church[edit]

  • St. Matthew the Apostle

The Anglican Mission in Canada[edit]

  • HUB Ottawa

Associated Gospel[edit]


Fourth Avenue Baptist Church in the Glebe
  • First Baptist Church
  • Grace Baptist Church Ottawa
  • McPhail Memorial Baptist Church
  • The Crossroads Church
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • Alta Vista Baptist Church
  • Emmanuel Baptist Church
  • Fourth Avenue Baptist Church
  • Fellowship Baptist Church of Kanata
  • Kanata Baptist Church
  • Bromley Road Baptist Church
  • Bilberry Creek Baptist Orleans
  • Eglise Evangelique Baptiste d'Orleans
  • Centre Évangélique Francophone d'Ottawa (CEFO)
  • Britannia Baptist Church
  • Sequoia Community Church
  • Celebration! Church
  • Parkdale Baptist Church

Brethren in Christ[edit]

Charismatic Churches[edit]

  • Abundant Life Christian Fellowship
  • Barrhaven New Life Church
  • Vineyard Ottawa
  • Catch The Fire Ottawa

Christian Brethren[edit]

  • Rideauview Bible Chapel
  • Bridlewood Bible Chapel
  • Downtown Outreach Bible Chapel

Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA)[edit]

  • Cedarview Alliance Church
  • East Gate Alliance Church
  • Eglise Biblique de la Grace Divine
  • Emmanuel Alliance Church of Ottawa
  • Filipino Community Church
  • Ottawa Chinese Alliance Church
  • Redeemer Alliance Church
  • Agape Chinese Alliance Church
  • Ottawa Mandarin Alliance Church
  • Pathway Church Kanata


Evangelical Free Church of Canada[16][edit]

  • Ottawa Chinese Bible Church

Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada[17][edit]

  • Christian Family Worship Centre Ottawa (formerly Church of Hope)
  • Rhema International Church

The Salvation Army in Canada

  • The Salvation Army Ottawa Citadel
  • The Salvation Army Barrhaven Church


Canadian Association of Lutheran Congregations[edit]

  • All Saints Lutheran Church

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada[edit]

  • Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • German Evangelical Martin Luther Church
  • Good Shepherd Anglican Lutheran Ministry
  • Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
  • Peace Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Resurrection Lutheran Church
  • St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church

Lutheran Church–Canada[edit]

  • Christ Risen Lutheran Church
  • Iglesia Luterana Unidos en Cristo
  • Our Saviour Lutheran Church
  • St. Luke Lutheran Church

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod[edit]

  • Abiding Word Lutheran Church
  • Divine Word Lutheran Church
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church


  • Ottawa Mennonite Church
  • Church of the Living Word,[18] whose worship service is held in Amharic
  • The Village IMC, which meets at the Centre Richelieu in Vanier

Mennonite Brethren[edit]

  • The Gathering


See also United Church of Canada below

Free Methodist Church in Canada[edit]

  • Arlington Woods Free Methodist Church
  • Chapel Ridge Free Methodist Church
  • Ecclesiax Free Methodist Church
  • Église Methodiste Libre De La Derniere Heure

Independent Holiness Church[edit]

  • Metcalfe Holiness Church
  • Shiloh Holiness Church


Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada[edit]

  • Bethel Pentecostal Church
  • Comm Pent Church of Ottawa
  • Grace Assembly
  • Iglesia La Vid (meets at Nepean Baptist Church)
  • Lifecentre
  • Lifecentre Kanata
  • Living Waters Christian Assembly (formerly The Westend Church)
  • The Oasis
  • Parkway Road Pentecostal Church
  • Peace Tower Church
  • Pentecostal Community Church
  • Vanier Community Church
  • Woodvale Pentecostal Church


  • All Nations Full Gospel Church
  • Church of Grace, with services in English, French, and Tamil; meets at Carleton University.
  • Church of Hope, with services in Tamil.
  • The Church of Pentecost Canada, Ottawa Assembly
  • Église Nouveau Départ de Rockland
  • Elizabeth Park Protestant Congregation, Uplands (Old Uplands Air Base)
  • Grace Assembly Pentecostal Church
  • Kingdom Culture Ministries
  • Mahanaim International Ministries / Ministerios Internacionales Mahanaim
  • Mount Zion Church of the Firstborn
  • myChurch meets at Algonquin Commons Theatre
  • New Beginning Church of Rockland
  • New Hope Community Church
  • The Ottawa Church of God
  • The Redeemed Christian Church of God Overcomer's Chapel
  • Shiloh Holiness Church
  • Shoreline Community Church


Presbyterian Church in Canada[edit]

Presbytery of Ottawa[edit]

The Presbytery of Ottawa also includes two churches outside the city limits: St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Aylmer, and Upper Room Presbyterian Church in Rockland.

Presbyterian Church in America[edit]

  • Resurrection Church

Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America[edit]

  • Ottawa Reformed Presbyterian Church


Christian Reformed Church[edit]

  • Barrhaven Fellowship Christian Reformed Church
  • Calvary Christian Reformed Church
  • Calvin Christian Reformed Church
  • Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church
  • Living Hope Community Church

Canadian and American Reformed Churches[edit]

  • Jubilee Canadian Reformed Church

Seventh-day Adventist Church[edit]

  • Eglise Adventiste Francophone d'Ottawa
  • Hope Central Adventist Group
  • Lily of the Valley Adventist Company
  • Kanata Adventist Company
  • Nepean Adventist Church
  • Orleans Adventist Church
  • Orleans French Adventist Church
  • Ottawa Adventist Church
  • Ottawa French Adventist Church
  • Ottawa East Adventist Church
  • Ottawa Spanish Adventist Company
  • West French Group


  • Abundant Life Christian Fellowship
  • All Nations Church
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • City View International Church
  • Chinese Christian Church of Ottawa
  • Mercy Community Church
  • Metcalfe Street Church
  • Christ Embassy Church
  • myChurch meets at Algonquin Commons Theatre
  • Ottawa River of Life Christian Church
  • Pine Grove Bible Church
  • Smiths Falls Bethel Pentecostal Church
  • Transforming Life Center
  • Grace City Church Ottawa
  • Crosspointe Ministries
  • The Ottawa Church of Christ

United Church of Canada[edit]

Ottawa Presbytery[edit]

  • Ashton United Church
  • Barrhaven United Church
  • Bell's Corners United Church by James Strutt (1962)[15]
  • Bethany United Church
  • Bethel United Church
  • Britannia United Church
  • Carleton Memorial United Church
  • Carsonby United Church
  • Centretown United Church
  • City View United Church
  • Dominion-Chalmers United Church
  • Dunrobin United Church
  • Emmanuel United Church
  • Fallowfield United Church
  • First United Church, historic building closed 2007, now meeting at All Saints' Westboro.
  • Glebe-St. James United Church
  • Glen Cairn United Church
  • Hawthorne United Church
  • Kanata United Church
  • Kitchissippi United Church
  • Knox Edwards United Church
  • Knox United Church
  • MacKay United Church
  • Manotick United Church
  • Merivale United Church
  • Metcalfe United Church
  • Munster United Church
  • Navan-Vars United Church
  • North Gower United Church
  • Northwestern United Church
  • Orleans United Church
  • Ottawa Chinese United Church
  • Parkdale United Church: major addition, 1949 by Cecil Burgess
  • Queenswood United Church
  • Rideau Park United Church
  • Riverside United Church
  • Rothwell United Church by James Strutt (1960-1962)[15]
  • Église Unie St-Marc
  • St. Andrew's United Church (Cumberland)
  • St. Andrew's United Church (Fitzroy Harbour)
  • St. James United Church
  • St. Paul's-Eastern United Church
  • St. Paul's United Church (Carp)
  • St. Paul's United Church (Richmond)
  • Stittsville United Church
  • South Gloucester United Church
  • Southminster United Church
  • Trinity United Church (Kars)
  • Trinity United Church (Ottawa), R.A.I.C. Millennium Church by James Strutt (1960–65)[15]
  • Wesley United Church
  • Westboro United Church
  • Woodroffe United Church


  • Sunnyside Wesleyan Church
  • Highland Park Wesleyan Church
  • Kanata Wesleyan Church (a.k.a. "The Bridge")
  • Ottawa Mandarin Wesleyan Church
  • Crossway Christian Church, Victoria

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)[edit]

  • Ottawa Friends Meeting

Unitarian Universalist[edit]

  • First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ottawa

Christian Fellowships[edit]


  1. ^ "Louis Zephirin Gauthier". Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2012-03-27.
  2. ^ Victor Roy
  3. ^ Joseph Simeon Jude Routhier
  4. ^ Charles Brodeur
  5. ^ Father Joseph Michaud
  6. ^ Auguste Martineau
  7. ^
  8. ^
  9. ^ "Search Results". The Christian Science Journal Directory. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Concordat Churches". Église Gnostique Catholique Apostolique. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  11. ^ See Wikimapia for Map
  12. ^
  13. ^
  14. ^
  15. ^ a b c d e "Series 15: Buildings of design significance [architectural drawing, cartographic material, graphic material] Designed by James W. Strutt". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  16. ^ "Ontario" (PDF). EFCC. December 2015. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
  17. ^ "Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada - Church Locator". Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
  18. ^ Cf. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online, Church of the Living Word (Ottawa).
  19. ^ "St. Timothy's Takes Shape". Ottawa Citizen. December 12, 1959.

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