August 2017

Over 3.5 million dollars raised

(2017-08-28) On 7 June 2017 the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) coordinated and launched an ecumenical and interfaith appeal in response to the famines in South Sudan and the extreme food shortages in Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia.

Asylum Seekers: A Helping Hand

(2017-08-22) In response to the recent influx of migrants to the USA - Canada border, Archbishop Christian Lépine informs us of a new project of temporary accommodation for asylum-seekers, in partnership with Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Parish.

Passing of Father Romano Venturelli, sdb.

(2017-08-21) It is with a heavy heart that the Community of Missione Maria Ausiliatrice announces the passing of our beloved founder, Father Romano Venturelli, sdb., on the 14th of August at the age of 76 in Edmonton where he had been serving since the year 2000.

Journeying toward dialogue, reconciliation and friendship

(2017-08-15) On July 21, a group of thirty men and women began a canoe pilgrimage of some 800 kilometers, inspired by the Calls for Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Pope sends greetings to Knights of Columbus

(2017-08-07) Pope Francis has sent greetings to the Knights of Columbus on the occasion of their 135th Supreme Convention, which concluded August 3, in St Louis.

Saint Brother André, patron of Family Caregivers

(2017-08-01) On this month of Saint Brother Andre, Father Claude Grou, c.s.c., rector of Saint Joseph's Oratory wishes to emphasize in particular this title of devotion which reminds us of the strong bond that unites him to the sick and to those who are dedicated to their care.