Jubilee of Mercy

IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY CENTRE: PRACTICING MERCY WORKSHOP

Practicing Mercy: Embraced by Mercy, Kissed by Love with Father Philip Chircop
It has been said that mercy is the capacity to enter the chaos of another, facilitating healing, wellness and wholeness in the process. This workshop we will explore what it means to believe in a God whose mercy is fresh every morning and our call to practice mercy in all our encounters, on a daily basis.
To be held Friday, May 13, from 7pm-9pm and Saturday, May 14, from 9am-4pm (please bring a lunch) at Loyola High School (7272 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal). Cost is $60. For more information or to register, please contact the Centre at 514-481-1064 or centre@ignatiancentremtl.ca.

TOTUS TUUS ASSOCIATION: PREPARATION FOR CONSECRATION

In this Year of Mercy: Preparation for consecration to Jesus, through Mary: “Mary experiences, perfect docility to the Spirit, the richness and the universality of God’s love, which opens her heart and enables it to embrace the entire human race. Thus Mary becomes Mother of each and every one of us, the Mother who obtains for us divine mercy” . (St. John Paul II, Veritas Splendor, 120).
All are welcome to receive preparation for consecration to be held Sunday afternoons at 2:30pm on April 3, 10, 24 and May 1 at Notre-Dame Basilica (426 Saint-Sulpice St.) in the Chapel of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart). Consecration celebration will be held on Friday, May 13 at 7pm. Contact Miguel or Monica Reyes at 450-621-7849 or 514-652-3917 or totustuuscanada@gmail.com.

JUBILEE YEAR PILGRIMAGE: ROME AND SHRINES OF ITALY

This year, from October 4-14, 2016, Fr. Raymond Lafontaine, Pastor of St. Monica Parish, will be leading a Jubilee Year pilgrimage to Rome and the Shrines of Italy. This pilgrimage will include a papal audience in St. Peter’s Square, guided tours of Rome’s four major basilicas and the Vatican Museums, and destinations including Assisi, Florence, Loreto, San Giovanni Rotondo, Monte Sant’Angelo, Pompeii, and Monte Cassino. For more info, please contact
Antoinette Mercurio from Caleche Travel at 514-266-3134 or nan@caleche.net.

PILGRIMAGE: CATHOLIC ITALY IN THE YEAR OF MERCY

Fr. Peter Sabbath will be leading the pilgrimage September 25 – October 7, 2016 departing Montreal for Rome, with Mass at the tomb of St. John Paul II, entering the Holy Door at St. Peter’s and the other basilicas, audience with Pope Francis, and visits to all the important sites in Rome. Then to Mone Cassino (St. Benedict), San Giovanni Rotondo (St. Padre Pio), Assisi, Florence, Padua, Lanciano and more. Returning to Montreal from Venice.
Contact Liz Dachuk at lizdachuk@connaissancetravel.com.

JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY PILGRIMAGE: DISCOVER THE TREASURES OF ITALY

October 14-25, 2016 – led by Deacon Brian Cordeiro with Msgr. Pierre Blanchard (Daily Mass)
Our pilgrimage begins in beautiful Venice, then we visit shrines in Padua-Bologna-Assisi-Cascia-Lanciano-San Giovanni del Rotondo and finally reach our highlight of 4 days in the Eternal city of Rome, where we visit St. Peter’s and other great basilicas of Vatican, pray the Angelus with Pope Francis, pass through Holy Doors and so much more. Price of C$3,995 includes airport taxes, breakfast and suppers every day and accommodation in 4-star and 3-star hotels. For detailed itinerary, contact Deacon Brian at 514-545-8709 or brian.cordeiro89@gmail.com.

JUBILEE OF MERCY – MARCH 4-5: 24 HOURS FOR THE LORD

ST. KEVIN PARISH
All are welcome (5600 Côte-des-Neiges Rd., Montreal):
Friday, March 4
5:30pm Mass
6pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
7pm-9am Night Vigil
Saturday, March 5
9am Lauds followed by silent adoration
11am Rosary
3pm Divine Mercy Chapelet
4:50pm Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament followed by 5pm Closing Mass
Confession times during the 24 hours. Contact the office at 514-733-5600 or stkevinqc@gmail.com.

ST. PATRICK’S BASILICA
All are welcome (460 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, Montreal):
Celebration of 24 Hours For the Lord on Friday, March 4 with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 5:15pm Mass
Exposition will continue with Adoration until 4pm, Saturday, March 5, with benediction followed by Mass; priests will be available for Confessions
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered 15 minutes before weekday and weekend Masses
Contact the office at 514-866-7379 or info@stpatricksmtl.ca.