August 2012

Rite of Admission

Conferral of the Rite of Admission

(2012-08-28) Mr. Bruno Cloutier, Mr. Aleksander Dudik and Mr. Claude Ngodji, candidates for the diocese of Montreal, will be conferred the Rite of Admission, at the Chapel of the Grand Seminary of Montreal, on Friday, August 31, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.

Annual Collection CCCB

2012 Bishops’ Collection

(2012-08-28) The Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada will be held in parishes across the country on September 29 and 30, 2012. Here are the details.

In memoriam


(2012-08-24) Fr. Jacques Lortie passed away August 23, 2012 at age 91. See details.

In memopriam


(2012-08-20) Mr. Adolphe Lépine, father of our archbishop, Most Rev. Christian Lépine, passed away August 17, 2012, at the age of 87 years old, in St-Eustache.

Father Prévost

Father Eugène Prévost

(2012-08-14) On July 4, 2012, in the Cathedral of Three Rivers, Bishop Luc Bouchard presided at a Mass celebrating the introduction of the cause of beatification and canonization of Father Eugène Prévost.

Major food Crisis in West Africa

Food crisis in West Africa

(2012-08-14) The Government of Canada announced this week that it would match dollar-for-dollar donations made between August 7th and September 30th to registered Canadian charities responding to the food crisis in the Sahel region.

Assomption Marie

Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

(2012-08-07) Most Reverend Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal, will preside at the mass on the feast of the Assumption of Mary, at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at 7:30 P.M.

WYD Toronto

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of WYD 2002

(2012-08-06) This summer marks the 10th anniversary of World Youth Day (WYD) in Toronto. Held July 23-28, 2002, it remains the single largest religious event to date in Canadian history.

Annual Colloquium

GIC 7th Annual Colloquium

(2012-08-03) Montreal will host the 7th annual colloquium of the Gregorian Institute of Canada fromAugust 16 to 19, 2012, at the Gesù Church. Read more.


Ordination to the diaconate

(2012-08-01) Yohann Leroux will be ordained to the transitory diaconate by Most Rev. Thomas Dowd, auxiliary bishop of Montreal on Friday, August 10, at 7:30 PM. The celebration will be held at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.