Archive for June 2015

Jesus Light of the World Parish: Summer Bible Camp

Five-Day Summer Bible Camp: For children (5-10 years old), the week of August 3-7, 9am to noon each day at Jesus Light of the World (11075 Gouin Blvd., West, Pierrefonds). Cost is $5 per day only, places are limited. Registration forms are now available. Deadline for registration is July 5. For registration and details, contact Melina or Rose at 514-710-2678 or 514-685-3780.

Diocesan Camping Association

“Serving the Montreal Catholic Community for over 45 years”. DCA offers four amazing, fun-filled, faith-based, one-week-long camping experiences for children, youth and families at beautiful Camp Kinkora! Here is this season’s schedule: Family Camp (July 12-18); Liturgy Camp for 6-15yrs (July 19-25); Youth In Action for 7-14yrs (July 26-Aug 1) and Visions for 14-19yrs (August 2-8). For more info and registration, contact  Anna Graham at 514-683-0703 or 514-796-0703.

Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Kateri Tekakwitha

All are welcome on Saturday, June 27 for a day pilgrimage to the shrine located in Kahnawake QC. Departure by bus at 10:30am from St. Thomas à Becket Parish (4320 Ste-Anne St., Pierrefonds) and return time by 3:30pm, to allow pilgrims to attend 4:30pm Mass. Cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. Registration is a must. Contact Bernie Ratneiya at 514-697-7950 or

400th Anniversary Mass

On the occasion of the feast of St. John the Baptist and to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first recorded Mass sung by the Recollect Missionary Fathers at Rivière-des-Prairies, Archbishop Christian Lépine, will celebrate Mass on Wednesday, June 24, 10am at St-Jean-Baptiste Church (4237 Henri-Julien Ave., Montreal).

Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva, Founder of Opus Dei

All are cordially invited to a Solemn Mass presided by Archbishop Christian Lépine on Monday, June 22, 7:30pm. at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral on René-Lévesque Blvd. West (one block east of Peel St.). Confessions will be heard starting at 7pm. Visit

Montreal Christian March and Gathering: Let’s Gather in the Name of Jesus

Archbishop Christian Lépine and the Christian March Organization cordially invite you to a meeting of Christians of all rites and denominations on Saturday, June 20 from 10am to 2pm rain or shine, at Ahuntsic Park, Montreal (Henri-Bourassa metro station). Join fellow Christians for an opportunity to socialize and encourage one another to take a greater role in the public square. Together we can work towards a vision where Christian values, which are foundational to Quebec’s identity, continue to inspire personal and social choices. We are all called to be witnesses to our Christian heritage. Contact Jeannelle Cantin, President and Coordinator of the Christian March Organization, at 450-293-2682 or Visit

St. Joseph’s Oratory: Taizé Prayer

Prayer in the style of the monastery of Taizé. Simple bilingual prayer featuring song, silence and the Word of God. All are welcome on Saturday, June 20 from 7pm-8pm (3800 Queen Mary Rd., Montreal) Contact the office at 514-733-8211 x2801 or

Notre-Dame Basilica: Vinton Baptist Church Choir

The youth choir of Vinton Baptist Church is a group of singers 13-18 years old. They tour each summer singing a mix of classic anthems, hymn tunes and worship songs. Come see them perform on Monday, June 15 at 10am (116 Notre-Dame St. West, Montreal). Cost is included in the entrance fees: 18yrs+: $5, 7-17 yrs: $4 and free admission for 6 yrs and younger. Contact the office at 514-842-2925.

St. John Fisher Parish: Catholic Films and Documentary

Exposed for the first time since 2010, the Shroud of Turin is again being viewed and venerated by over one million visitors, including Pope Francis, in the Turin Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. To mark this great occasion, we will be hosting a film presentation of The Shroud, scripted by Ian Wilson, on Sunday, June 14 at 4pm (120 Summerhill Ave., Pointe-Claire). Following the film, we will welcome guest speaker, Gordon Deery, founder of the Holy Face
Association. Contact Joanna at 514-791-8291 or Adam at 514-694-8291.

St. Gabriel Parish: Walk to the Stone and Crowning of Our Lady

All are welcome to the 157th commemoration of the thousands of famine Irish who perished in Montreal from ship fever. Join us on Sunday, June 14 following the 10:30am Mass (2157 Centre St., Montreal) for our annual walk from the parish to the stone on Bridge St. Contact the office at 514-937-3597.