September 2017

Church of Montreal represented at an international symposium on sponsorship of refugees

(2017-09-29) The program developed by the Archdiocese of Montreal is among the initiatives discussed at a symposium on the role of churches and organizations in refugee sponsorship.

Pilgrimage to the Oratory for the Italian Community

(2017-09-27) On September 24, the Italian community of Montreal gathered for its annual pilgrimage to Saint Joseph's Oratory, organized by the C.S.I.M. (Conferenza dei Sacerdoti al servizio degli Italiani di Montreal), This pilgrimage is a 60-year-plus tradition.

"Go! And make disciples of all nations..."

(2017-09-26) On Friday, November 17, Bishop Alain Faubert and Father Raymond Lafontaine invite you to the opening session of the francophone, anglophone and multicultural communities' Catechetical Conferences under the theme "Ensemble en mission/Together in Mission ".

News Briefs...

(2017-09-25) A wish come true! - A special celebration for D&P - School of Religious Studies - McGill - September Café at St. Luke's

Euthanasia: A question of compassion?

(2017-09-25) Join us for an evening of reflection on the spiritual, pastoral and medical dimensions of death, euthanasia and compassion, on October 17, 7:30 p.m., at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral!

New General Secretary for the Bishops of Quebec

(2017-09-22) The bishops of Quebec are pleased to announce the appointment of Msgr. Pierre Murray as General Secretary of the Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops, effective May 1, 2018.

Pope Audience: Never lose hope, never lose heart

(2017-09-20) “Wherever the Lord has planted you, stand firm in hope; never lose heart”. Those were Pope Francis’ words at his General Audience on Wednesday as he continued his reflections on Christian hope.

Terrel Joseph, at your service!

(2017-09-19) In the September issue of Pillars Trust ‘The Column’, we shine the spotlight on the first Parish Vitality Consultant, Terrel Joseph, as he embarks on his journey to support our priests and parishioners in their ongoing efforts at pastoral renewal.

Celebration of the 150th of Confederation

(2017-09-18) The Bishops of Canada will lead the celebration of a Solemn Mass with the Consecration of Canada to the Blessed Virgin Mary on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, September 26, in Ottawa.

'Be fishers of people'. Bishop urges Canada's port chaplains.

(2017-09-13) Port chaplains from across Canada, representing the Apostleship of the Sea ministry, gathered this week in Montreal for their annual conference.

Together, Montreal priests prepare for the Missionary Shift

(2017-09-12) More than 200 priests gathered at Marie-Reine-des-Coeurs Sanctuary, in Montreal, on Thursday, September 7, 2017, for the annual Presbyteral Day.

Pope Francis challenges Colombians to build peaceful future

(2017-09-11) Pope Francis has concluded his visit to Colombia where he spent five days meeting victims of the country's civil war and urging all people to work together for peace and national reconciliation.

Cathedral to be consecrated during the 375th

(2017-09-06) The Catholic Church of Montreal will hold a Triduum to celebrate the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal, Archbishop Lépine has announced. The key event will be the consecration of the cathedral on October 13, 2017.

AGM for Catholic Action Montreal

(2017-09-05) The annual general meeting for Catholic Action Montreal (CAM) will take place on September 13, at Loyola High School. Mark your calendar!

10th Annual Catechetical Sunday

(2017-09-04) Since 2008, the Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops has invited parishes and parish clusters to dedicate a Sunday in September to highlight the contribution of catechesis to the life of the community. The date suggested for this year is September 24, 2017.

Together praying for creation

(2017-09-02) Pope Francis has issued a joint message with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, to mark the Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for Creation.