Archive for December 2014

Marian Pilgrimage to Fatima and Lourdes

All are welcome to join our group, accompanied by Fr. Paul McDonald as spiritual director, from May 10-22, 2015. Cost is $3599 per person double room; for single occupancy, add $599. For Quebec residents, non-stop flights from Montreal to Lisbon/Paris to Montreal will be offered in the package. They will also get a reduction of $100 per person off the tour price to offset the airbus that they will not be using. Daily Mass and rosary will be key features during this pilgrimage in honour of Our Blessed Mother Mary. Fr. Paul McDonald is a diocesan priest of St. Catharines, Ontario and pastor of the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria. He has led pilgrimages in the past through his spiritual teachings and will celebrate Mass in prominent shrines and churches throughout the trip. Travel arrangements by Marlin Travel. Contact Jenny at 905-687-6830 or janders2@becon.org.

New Evangelization Summit: SOLD OUT! Still interested in participating?

To be held on April 24-25 in Ottawa, Ontario. Tickets for this venue have SOLD OUT. But wait, there is still a chance to be a part of this not-to-be-missed, international event! Join us at one of our 17 host sites around North America which will webcast the event on Friday, April 24 from 6:30pm-9:15pm and Saturday, April 25 from 9am-4:45pm at the Agora Catholic Centre (301 McConnell Ave., Cornwall, ON, K6H 4L4). Aimed at inspiring thousands of Catholics to be engaged in the New Evangelization, this two-day conference will bring together speakers who are leaders in the New Evangelization to provide inspiration, encouragement, training, practical wisdom and resources on how Catholics can effectively evangelize. All Catholics – pastors, missionaries, lay ministers, and the lay faithful – will benefit immensely from this powerful opportunity to be further equipped in the fundamental mission of the Church. Featuring speakers Scott Hahn, Dr. Ralph Martin, Patrick Coffin, Jo-Ellen Gregus, Fr. Michael Gaitley, Fr. James Mallon, Ken Yasinski and Michael Dopp. Cost is $65 and includes lunch on Saturday. To register and for more information visit www.newevangelization.ca. Contact Corey Jolly at 514-931-7311 x251 or cjolly@diocesemontreal.org.

Mary Queen of the World Cathedral: Enchanted Holidays Concert

Now is the time to reserve your seats! This concert will feature Patsy Gallant, a well-known Canadian singer, actress and multiple Juno award winner. Being of Acadian ancestry, she performs, records and acts in both English and French. The “Enchanted Holidays” event will also feature a live performance of Musicians of the World Symphony Orchestra, founded in 2006 by conductor Joseph Milo and his wife Lucy Ravinsky. MWSO’s purpose is to deliver passion for music, love for the art and, of course, quality time to its spectators. MWSO is proud of being a multicultural organism that unites over 55 world-class musicians from more than 15 countries around the world. Come experience a great performance on Saturday, December 27 at 8pm (1085 rue de la Cathédrale, Montreal). To purchase tickets contact Rx Productions at 514-996-3159 or online www.admission.com.

St. Patrick’s Basilica: Latin Mass

All are welcome on Sunday, December 21 at 11am (460 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, Montreal). Contact the office at 514-866-7379 or info@stpatricksmtl.ca.

St. Kevin Parish: Christmas Concert

In anticipation of the celebration of the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ, everyone is invited to our annual Christmas concert on Saturday, December 20 at 7pm (5600 Côte-des-Neiges Rd., Montreal), featuring all of our choirs and other musical talents. Hear traditional Christian hymns and beautiful carols by John Rutter and other composers. Not to be missed!!! Bring your family, friends and neighbours. Refreshments will be served after the concert in the church hall. Contact the office at 514-733-8211.

Our Lady of Fatima Parish: Christmas Pageant

To remind us of the real meaning of Christmas and presented by the children of the Be My Disciples Program on Saturday, December 20 following the 4:30pm Mass (875 Marcel-Laurin Blvd., Montreal). All parishioners are invited to attend. The pageant will be followed by a light supper. Contact the office at 514-747-4226.

St. Joseph’s Oratory: Boys Choir Christmas Concert

Featuring Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal on Saturday, December 20 at 1pm (3800 Queen Mary Rd., Montreal). Voluntary contribution. Contact the office at 514-733-8211.

Missione San Domenico Savio: Sacrament of Reconciliation

In preparation for Christmas, Fr. Gérald Lajeunesse will be available to hear confessions on Friday, December 19 at 7pm (9190 Ste-Claire St., Montreal) prior to the 7:30pm Mass. All are welcome! Contact the office at 514-351-5646.

St. Kevin Parish: Advent Retreat

“I Believe in Jesus Christ”. Can I Say That At Christmas? with Fr. Henri de Longchamp, OP, on Friday, December 19 at 6pm (5600 Côte-des-Neiges Rd., Montreal). Fr. de Longchamp is the Assistant Provincial of the Dominican Friars in Canada and he will help us to understand better what we say and believe about Jesus Christ when we pray the Apostles Creed every Sunday. Confession and “Simbang Gabi” Mass will follow after the talk. Contact the office at 514-733-8211.

Holy Name of Jesus Parish: Youth Christmas Evening

Friday, December 19, 7pm-9:30pm (899 Chomedey Blvd., Laval). Youth of all ages and their families are invited to an evening of tree decorating and making sandwiches for the poor. Please bring new socks, underwear, toiletries, tuques and gloves for Dans la Rue. Contact Kevin at 450-682-2448 or kevinjames_2792@hotmail.com.