June 2017

New Bishop appointed for Saint-Hyacinthe

(2017-06-30) His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend François Lapierre, P.M.É., as Bishop of the Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe, and has appointed as his successor Father Christian Rodembourg, M.S.A.

Reinforcements to support the parish communities

(2017-06-28) To better enter together into a new evangelization, our Archbishop, The Most Reverend Christian Lépine, is announcing a significant reorganization of the deaneries for September 2017.

50 years of service: “no regrets”

(2017-06-27) Fr. Joseph Patrick Sullivan, a proud native son of St. Anthony’s, has been a forthright minister of mercy during his 50 years of priesthood.

Confirmands “catch the Spirit” at cathedral

(2017-06-26) This year, about 600 youngsters and their families made their way downtown to participate in one of three scheduled gatherings at the cathedral, organized to help those preparing for confirmation to "catch the Spirit" at work in the diocesan Church.

Diocesan Policy for Responsible Pastoral Ministry

(2017-06-21) One year after the decree announcing the establishment of a diocesan policy for Responsible Pastoral Ministry aimed at ensuring a safe environment for all, the Archdiocese of Montreal has published a diocesan guide.

Corpus Christi 2017: a great success once again!

(2017-06-20) On June 15, 2017, about 3 000 people celebrated Corpus Christi in the streets of Montreal. Recap of popular celebration among the faithful.

Synod 2018: We need you!

(2017-06-19) Have you heard of the upcoming 2018 Synod announced this year by Pope Francis on January 13th, and of which the theme is ‘’Young people, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment’’?

Procession and Mass for Saint John the Baptist

(2017-06-16) On this 375th anniversary of Montreal's founding, a religious procession in honour of Saint John the Baptism will make its comeback after more than 49 years ! Do not miss this special event, on June 24, starting at 9 a.m.

New vocation for Saint-Victor Church

(2017-06-15) Closed since 2015, Saint-Victor Church will host a project for seniors facing homelessness, an initiative of le PAS de la rue.

The poor not a problem but a resource

(2017-06-14) Pope Francis’ Message for the first World Day of the Poor, to be observed on November 19, was presented to journalists June 13, 2017.

A new vocation for the Cité des Hospitalières

(2017-06-13) On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the City of Montreal announced that the former Religious Hospitallers of Saint Joseph site, which hs been renamed the Cité des Hospitalières, will be dedicated to theme of Living Together.

Joint appeal by religious leaders of Canada

(2017-06-07) Faith leaders in Canada launch a national appeal in response to the famine in South Sudan and extreme food shortages in Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia.

News Briefs...

(2017-06-07) Saint Joseph likes Montreal - Green Churches Forum 2017 - Salt + Light lauching in High Definition - Single-mother Family Weekend - Job opening

A Patronal Feast and six medals

(2017-06-06) On the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, May 31, Archbishop Lépine, presided at the patronal Mass during which he presented six Bishop Ignace Bourget Diocesan Awards of Merit.

Ordination of Claude Ngodji

(2017-06-05) On Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m., at the Mission Notre-Dame-d'Afrique, Claude Ngodji will be ordained a priest for the diocese of Montreal. In anticipation of his upcoming ordination, the future priest shares some insight about his vocation and himself.