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About St. Gertrude's Parish

Posted : Mar-19-2021

St. Gertrude's Parish is located in East Oshawa north of the 401 just west of Harmony Road South.  and not far from Townline Road which divides Oshawa and Clarington to the east. 

St. Gertrude parish was the third parish in Oshawa after the parishes of St. Gregory the Great and Holy Cross had long and well served the needs of Catholics in Oshawa. St. Gregory's, established in 1847, had been for nearly a century the only parish in the growing city. The year 1939 had witnessed the founding of Holy Cross Parish.​ 

St. Gertrude was established to serve the Catholics of east Oshawa. The church is located on ​King Street East and bound on the north by Bond Street East. The Knights of Columbus Park and the Harmony Creek Trail are located just south of the church.

St. Gertrude's Parish is located between the two east-west main roads of Oshawa, King Street East and Bond Street East in the eastern part of Oshawa just west of Townline Road which separates Oshawa and Clarington.

Parish boundaries

Region EAST | Zone 11 - Durham

North:   Howden Road East
East:      Townline Road N, Townline Road S
South:   Lake Ontario
West:    Oshawa Harbour, north on Oshawa Creek, Wilson Road South, west on Olive Avenue, Central Park Boulevard South, Central Park Boulevard North, east on Rossland Road East, north on Harmony Road​.
A look at the history of St. Gertrude: History of St. Gertrude
Our Parish in Pictures: Our Parish in Pictures