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44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata, ON, K2L 2X1

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44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata, ON, K2L 2X1
(613) 836-1764
Our office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Our Clergy

Rev. Paul Nwaeze

Father Paul Nwaeze has been at Holy Redeemer since August 2017 and celebrated his 25th anniversary of ordination in July 2019. Originally from Nigeria, Fr. Paul has lived in Canada since 2005. He has a number of hobbies, including soccer, singing, tennis and table tennis.


Rev. Connor O'Hara

Father Connor O’Hara was born in Ottawa, where he has spent most of his life. He is one of five children born to his parents. Fr. Connor completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa before entering St. Augustine’s Seminary of Toronto in 2016. Fr. Connor has spent his summers working for the Properties and Administration department of the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall. His hobbies include the pipe organ, hiking, backcountry camping, and ice hockey. Fr. Connor is very much looking forward to serving the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall in his first assignment at Holy Redeemer.

Deacon James Kubina

Deacon James Kubina has been at Holy Redeemer since February 2018. His areas of interest are: Evangelization in a secular scientific age, Biblical Study and Contemplative prayer. he holds a diploma in Pastoral Liturgy from St. Paul's University.


Deacon Michael Doherty

Deacon Michael is a husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather and Deacon in the Ottawa Diocese. He was born in Ottawa at the Grace hospital on January 21, 1952. His parents raised him in the Catholic Church, where he served as an Altar server, Eucharist Minister, Lead on Sacramental preparation, and many other roles. While he served at St Monica’s Church in Ottawa, his wife and he along with the Parish Priest and Deacon felt and discerned that he was called to be a Deacon. He started his formation at the Ottawa Diocese in 1998 and was ordained a Deacon in June 2003. He was assigned to Our Lady of Fatima Church as primary Deacon until 2007 and was also assigned by Archbishop Gervais to work with inmates in Maximum security at the Ottawa Regional Detention Centre and train new Deacon candidates. After some time living in Arnprior, he and his wife Sharron moved back to Ottawa to be closer with family and was invited to assist as a Deacon at Holy Redeemer.

Our Staff

Kim Jennings - Parish Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Kim Jennings has recently joined our staff team as our new Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. Kim attended Holy Redeemer Parish with friends and family over the years and made Holy Redeemer her home parish in 2015. Kim has a lovely daughter, a wonderful son-in-law, and 2 amazing granddaughters. She is very happy to be part of our team!


Maureen Brannan - Coordinator of Temporal Works

Maureen Brannan joined the Holy Redeemer team in October 2009 as the secretary/receptionist after being a parishioner and member of the 11am mass choir since arriving in Canada, with her husband, Terry and their 3 children from the UK in 2005. In 2016 Maureen took on the role of Coordinator of Temporal Works, dealing with parish financial operations, the running of the church building and all non liturgical administration operations.



Cathy Koss - Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator

Cathy Koss has been at Holy Redeemer since 2011. She enjoys skiing, spending time in her tree fort and 'rapping' with her youth.



Teresa Kargul - Evangelization Coordinator

Teresa joined our team in June of 2022 to help organize our evangelization efforts within the parish.




Jeremy Eckert - Communications Coordinator

Jeremy has joined our team as of June 2022 to coordinate our communications, media, and technology.