September 2016

Divine Renovation part of Parish Vitality Conference

(2016-09-28) Among the 17 workshops being offered at the November 10-12 conference, Fr. Michael Leclerc will be sharing what he learned from his experience with the Divine Renovation program.

Pope Francis to Catechists: never tire of witnessing to Resurrection

(2016-09-28) On September 26, Pope Francis celebrated a Mass to mark the Jubilee of Catechists in the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. Catechists from Montreal were also present for that special moment.

50 years a priest, still serving strong

(2016-09-28) Fr. John Emmett Walsh marked his 50 years of priestly ministry May 22 with a double header. He celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving attended by 500 at St. John Brébeuf Parish and launched his memoir, God Is Calling. Don’t Leave Him on Hold.

Solidarity with First Nations

(2016-09-21) "Mission Chez Nous" provides assistance to the Amerindian and Inuit Christian communities of the dioceses of northern Canada and of the missions in northern Quebec.

The Evangelization Cross Begins its Pilgrimage

(2016-09-14) The Archdiocese of Montreal's Latin-American Catholic Mission (Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) had the honor of launching the great Evangelization Cross' pilgrimage, a journey scheduled to take the Cross to Canada's French-speaking dioceses.

News Briefs...

(2016-09-14) Launch of the pastoral year for the Catechumenate - Congrégation de Notre-Dame: Online Retreat - Calling all Youth Ministry Leaders! - Come and See

Laudato Si: One Year Later

(2016-09-14) The CRC is pleased to announce that on September 28 at the “Institut de pastorale des Dominicains”, Fr. Michael Czerny, S.J., of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace will be presenting a conference in French about “Laudato Si'”.

Celebrating the Jubilee for Catechists

(2016-09-07) On September 25, 2016, Pope Francis will celebrate with catechists around the world the Jubilee for Catechists.

Diocesan Student Mass for the 2016 Academic Year

(2016-09-07) On September 16, 2016, the student community of universities and Cegeps is invited to this first edition of a Mass to launch the academic year, presided by Archbishop Lépine and hosted by campus ministry groups of the Archdiocese.

Show mercy to our common home

(2016-09-05) Pope Francis has issued a message to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Taken from the Extraordinary Jubilee Year and his encyclical letter, Laudato Si’, the theme of the Holy Father’s message is: Show mercy to our common home.

Pope's call for mercy in Americas reinforces their work

(2016-09-02) Pope Francis' call for Catholics throughout the Americas "to treat one another with mercy" should reinforce the church's commitment to come together to work with the neediest, Catholic leaders said at the start of a regional gathering in Colombia.