May 2016

New president appointed for the CRC

(2016-05-31) More than 300 Canadian religious congregation leaders voted for Sister Michelle Payette, Provincial Superior of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, during the CRC's 31st General Assembly in Dorval.

News Briefs...

(2016-05-30) One acolyte and four new lectors - Apostles' Cup - Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva - Catholic Christian Outreach is coming to Montreal! - Ordination of Bishop Alain Faubert

Dowd Foundation Rescues Seniors Group

(2016-05-27) A grant from the Father Dowd foundation will enable the LaSalle 50 + community drop-in centre to remain open while it considers its options now that CCS has abruptly withdrawn its support from the facility.

Jubilee for Catechists in Rome

(2016-05-25) On the occasion of the Holy Year of Mercy, the Office for Faith Education is organizing a pilgrimage for the Jubilee of Catechists in Rome from September 23 - 25, 2016.

Montreal celebrates its 374th anniversary

(2016-05-24) On Sunday, May 22, 2016, Archbishop Christian Lépine celebrated Mass at Notre-Dame Basilica, commemorating the founding of Montreal, one year before the city's 375th anniversary.

A Time of Welcoming

(2016-05-20) Finally, after months of waiting, refugees sponsored by the Archdiocese of Montreal are beginning to arrive.

Three New Priests for Montreal

(2016-05-18) Our Archbishop, Most Rev. Christian Lépine, called to the priesthood Mr. Aleksander Dudik, intern at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, Mr. Christophe Guillet, intern at Saint-Germain Parish, and Mr. Frank Scalia, intern at Notre-Dame-de-la-Défense Parish.

Montreal will acquire the convent of the Religious Hospitallers of Saint Joseph

(2016-05-17) The announcement was made by Mayor Denis Coderre, in the presence of Sister Marie-Thérèse Laliberté, Superior General of the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, and Archbishop Christian Lépine.

Guide to Spiritual and Religious Journeys in Québec

(2016-05-16) While religious tourism in Quebec has been on the rise, the absence of a comprehensive and up-to-date travel guide dedicated to the phenomenon was becoming increasingly felt. Ulysses has just rectified the situation.

In Solidarity with Fort McMurray

(2016-05-11) Following the devastating fires that are still rampant in Fort McMurray, Alberta, the Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) invites us to pray and raise funds for victims in and surrounding Fort McMurray.

Ordination of two Permanent Deacons

(2016-05-09) On Saturday, June 11, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., Luc Couture and Francis Joannette will be ordained permanent deacons during a celebration presided by Archbishop Lépine, at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

Portrait of Jesus

(2016-05-09) There is a new temporary exhibit at the Museum of Saint Joseph’s Oratory until September 5, 2016! Inspired by the Gospel of Matthew, it encompasses works of art highlighting the figure of Jesus from the Manger to the Cross.

God is Calling, Don’t Leave Him on Hold.

(2016-05-06) Father John Walsh, the former pastor of St. John Brébeuf Parish in Lasalle, marked the 50th anniversary of his ordination with the launch of his forthright autobiography.

Corpus Christi 2016

(2016-05-04) All the faithful of the Archdiocese of Montreal are cordially invited to a special Mass presided by Archbishop Christian Lépine, followed by a procession through the streets of downtown Montreal on Thursday evening, May 26, beginning at 7 p.m.

News Briefs...

(2016-05-03) National Week for Life and the Family - Corpus Christi in Laval - 10th Anniversary Gala of the Green Churches Network - CCCB brief on Bill C-14

Refugee family finally here: St. Ignatius

(2016-05-02) The first Syrian refugee family to arrive under the sponsorship of an English-language Catholic parish finally set foot on Canadian soil April 26.