Archive for May 2014

Jesus Light of the World Parish: Transportation to Corpus Christi 2014

Everyone is invited to join us! A bus will depart on Thursday, June 19 at 6:15pm from St. David Church (12450 Gascon St., Pierrefonds). Transportation will be provided from St. David Church to Notre-Dame Basilica and from St. Patrick`s Basilica following the Benediction. Cost is $10. Limited seating available. Deadline to reserve is Thursday, June 5. Contact the rectory at 514-683-6810.

Diocesan Marriage Preparation

From This Day Forward is a faith-based program offered on June 13, 14 and 15 at the Archdiocese of Montreal (2000 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal). Topics include Readiness, Communication, Sexuality, Time/Money, Parenthood, NFP, and Sacrament. To download pamphlet for more details, visit Contact the Department for Family Life at 514-925-4300, x219.

St. Thomas à Becket Parish: Breakfast with Fr. Jim McDonald

Hosted by the Knights of Columbus on Sunday, June 8, following the 11am Mass (4320 Ste-Anne St., Pierrefonds). Cost is $7 for adults; $5 for children 12 years and younger; $22 for a family of four (two adults and two children) and $5 for each additional child. Limited tickets available. Contact Rina at 514-695-6995 or Guy at 514-887-4898.

St. Patrick`s Basilica: Msgr. Francis Coyle’s, CSS, 25th Anniversary of Ordination

Please join us at a special Mass marking our pastor’s 25th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood on Sunday, June 8, 11am (460 René-Lévesque Blvd. W., Montreal). A reception will follow in Congress Hall. Contact the office at 514-866-7379 or

The Columbian Squires: Spaghetti Night Fundraiser

The Squires is an international fraternity of approximately 25,000 young Catholic men, ages 10 to 18, in over 1,500 circles worldwide. These circles are sponsored by local Knights of Columbus councils and assemblies. The Squires involve young men in programs to benefit the Church, the community, as well as in recreational and social activities. All are welcome on Saturday, June 7, 6:30pm (5740-15th Ave., Montreal) to a delicious pasta and chicken dinner hosted by the Squires. Cost is $15, which also includes salad, coffee, water and dessert. Bring your own wine. Soft drinks available for $1. All proceeds will go to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada. Visit Contact Victor at 514-993-3046 or Emanuel at 514-918-9167.

St. Willibrord Parish: Healing Mass

Everyone is most welcome on Friday, June 6, 7pm (351 Willibrord St., Verdun), with Fr. Michael McKenna as celebrant and Fr. Gregory Nunez as concelebrant. The evening will begin with the rosary followed by Mass. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available and Anointing of the Sick will be administered following Mass. Contact the office at 514-769-9678.

St. Gabriel Parish: Rummage Sale

All are welcome at our last rummage sale until September on Thursday, June 5 from 10am-1pm (2157 Centre St., Montreal). Contact the office at 514-937-3597.

Notre-Dame Basilica: Featuring the Lynnfield Middle School Pioneer Singers

The Lynnfield Middle School Pioneer Singers are advanced singers and musical ambassadors of Lynnfield Middle School near Boston. They sang in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York (2000, 2002, 2003, 2006 and 2009); Casa Loma in Toronto, Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg; Notre-Dame Basilica and Christ Church, Montreal; King’s Chapel and First Church of Christ of Boston and for the Red Sox Boston Baseball team. All are welcome to their performance on Monday, June 2 at 1pm (116 Notre-Dame St. West, Montreal). Cost is included in the entrance fees of the Basilica: $5 for adults, $4 for children 7-17 years old, free for children 6 years and younger. Contact 514-842-2925.

St. Joseph`s Oratory: Dom Bellot Exhibit

Currently open until October 13, 2014, the latest exhibit at the Oratory Museum, Dom Bellot, Master Builder for Saint Joseph attempts to highlight the exceptional contribution to Montreal architecture made by this French Benedictine monk of international repute. Thanks to the Oratory archives and in collaboration with the Abbey Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, you will be able to examine many objects and documents never before exhibited. You will have a deeper insight into the story of this grand venture erected to the glory of Saint Joseph. (Chantal Turbide, Curator) Hours are daily from 10am-4:30pm (3800 Queen Mary Rd., Montreal). Contact the Oratory Museum at 514 733-8211 or

Concert: Cantivo Vocal Ensemble

Cantivo, directed by Patricia Abbott, presents Un printemps Renaissance on Saturday, May 31, 8pm at Saint-Elzéar Church (16 Saint-Elzéar Blvd., Laval). Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door. Admission is free for children under 12 years of age. Visit for more details.