Posts Tagged ‘Feast Day celebrations’

FEAST OF ST. JOSEPH: NOVENA

Under the theme A Heritage to Celebrate, the traditional novena to St. Joseph, Husband of Mary,  begins today, March 10 running through to March 18. The pastoral team at St. Joseph’s Oratory will offer a spiritual journey through preaching and reflection (in French) during the 2pm and 7:30pm Masses, culminating on the feast of St. Joseph on Sunday, March 19 with a 7:30pm Mass presided by Archbishop Christian Lépine. All are welcome (3800 Queen Mary Rd., Montreal). Visit www.saint-joseph.org/novena.

 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVITIES

 

IRISHMAN OF THE YEAR BREAKFAST

This year the Erin Sports Association honours Mr. Andrew W. Fogarty, who has been involved in the English Catholic Community for more than 60 years. He will be joined by family, friends, local celebrities, comedians and dignitaries including Parade Grand Marshall Mayor Denis Coderre on Saturday, March 11, 9am at Plaza Centre Ville (777 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Montreal). Tickets are $65. Contact Tim at 514-713-3207.

 

 

MASS OF ANTICIPATION

The United Irish Societies of Montreal welcomes you to this annual community event, which includes sister societies, the Knights of Columbus, clergy, and the
St. Gabriel parish community, on Sunday, March 12, 11:30am at St. Gabriel Parish (2157 Centre St., Montreal). A reception in the hall will follow and Irish coffee will be served. Visit www.montrealirishparade.com.

 

 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY LUNCHEON

Celebrating its 184th year, it will be held on Friday, March 17, 11am at Plaza Centre Ville (777 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Montreal). Enjoy a delicious three-course meal with complimentary wine for the Toast finished off with a nice Irish coffee listening to guest speakers such as John Rae, Executive Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada. A great event for those who want to get to know the Montréal Irish community. Tickets are $95 and can be purchased online at spsmtl.com/purchase_tickets.

 

 

ST. PATRICK’S BASILICA: GREEN MASS

All are welcome to celebrate the patronal feast on Sunday, March 19 at 10am (460 René-Lévesque Blvd., West, Montreal). Archbishop Christian Lépine will preside. Please note that the 9am and 11am Masses are cancelled for this Sunday only. The following Masses that day will be held at 12:30pm and 5pm. Contact the office at 514-866-7379 or info@stpatricksmtl.ca.

 

 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Montreal’s 194th St. Patrick’s Parade, an event famous the world over, will be held on Sunday, March 19 starting at noon on Ste. Catherine Street from Fort St. to Phillips Square. This year, to mark Montreal’s 375th anniversary, the organizing committee has planned some fun new items to highlight the people and history of the city. The Archdiocese of Montreal will also be participating, together with several parishes. If your parish does not have a unit but you are interested in walking with the diocesan group, please feel welcome to join us before noon at SECTION C. Meeting spot for Section C will be on René-Lévesque Blvd. West, between St. Mathieu and Guy Streets.  We invite everyone to come out and enjoy this great event regardless of the weather! More information can be found here: http://www.montrealirishparade.com/parade.

 

ST. JOHN BRÉBEUF PARISH: FEAST WEEKEND – YARD SALE AND BBQ

Join us the weekend of September 24-25 as we celebrate the Feast of the North American Martyrs during our Eucharistic celebrations and with a yard sale on Saturday, September 24 from 9am-3pm (7777 George St., LaSalle) featuring over 60 tables! A great day to hunt for treasures, there is sure to be something for everyone! On Sunday, September 25, the parish will host a barbecue lunch following 11am Mass, weather-permitting. Everyone is invited! Contact the office at 514-366-0131.

NOVENA TO SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA AND FEAST DAY 2016

This year’s theme is Merciful like the Father. All are welcome April 7-15 at St. Francis Xavier Mission-Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Sanctuary (1 River Rd, Kahnawake 14, QC J0L 1B0).
Thursday, April 7, 5pm – Forgiveness in the Old Testament-the Prophets and Kings with Fr. Marcelo
Friday, April 8, 5pm – Forgiveness in the Psalms with Diane Lemay
Saturday, April 9, 5pm – Mercy in the New Testament with Fr. Vincent Esprit FMI
Sunday, April 10, 10:45am – Lectio Divina Praying with the Scripture and Mercy with Auxiliary Bishop Claude Hamelin
Monday, April 11, 5pm – Pope’s Document – Misericordiae Vultus: Extraordinary Year of Mercy with Fr. Robert Gendreau
Tuesday, April 12, 5pm – Year of Mercy and Indulgences with Archbishop Christian Lépine of Montreal
Wednesday, April 13, 5pm – Forgiveness in the Family with Tom Dearhouse
Thursday, April 14, 5pm – Forgiveness and Healing (Kateri Healing Ministry) with Deacon Ron Boyer
Friday, April 15, 5pm – Witness and Testimonies with the Children from the Catechetical Program

SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA FEAST DAY—SUNDAY, APRIL 17
10:45am – English Mass presided by Bishop Lionel Gendron pss of Saint Jean-Longueuil Diocese and Official opening of the Door of Mercy
4pm – French Mass presided by Fr. Alain Vaillancourt of Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
Anointing of pilgrims with the Blessed oil of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha after the Eucharistic celebration of will be offered at both Masses. Contact 450-632-6030 or saintkaterishrine@yahoo.ca.

Visit http://kateritekakwitha.net/events/novena-to-saint-kateri-tekakwitha-2016/.

ST. KEVIN PARISH: FEAST OF THE DIVINE MERCY

All are welcome to a celebration of the Feast of the Divine Mercy on Sunday, April 3, 2pm (5600 Côte-des-Neiges Rd., Montreal).  We will begin with the Stations of the Cross of St. Faustina, followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for the Hour of Great Mercy.  Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available.  Novena starts on Good Friday, March 25 at 6:30pm followed by Stations of the Cross.  Contact the office at 514-733-5600 or Mila at 514-683-5989.

FEAST OF THE DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

All are welcome on Sunday, April 3 at Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs (4155 Wellington, St. Verdun)for Solemn Mass with Archbishop Lépine at 4:15pm. You are also invited to pray the Novena to the Divine Mercy starting Good Friday, March 25. Contact Divine Mercy of Montreal at 514-362-9363 or info@divinemercymontreal.org.

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 www.opusdei.ca.

St. Kevin Parish: Feast of St. Anthony of Padua

All are invited on Saturday, June 13 at 1pm (5600 Côte-des-Neiges Rd., Montreal).  Contact Mila Osdon at 514-683-5989.

Feast of Corpus Christi 2015: Shine Forth the Light of Christ

All are welcome on Thursday, June 4 beginning with Mass at a new time this year of 7pm at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral (1085 rue de la Cathédrale, Montreal) followed by a Eucharistic procession through the streets of downtown Montreal to St. Patrick’s Basilica (460 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, Montreal) for benediction. Contact Sr. Pamela Buchner, FMJ at 514-931-7311 x349 or pbuchner@diocesemontreal.org.

Celebrate Pentecost: Holy Spirit Set Our Hearts Afire!

The Bread of Life prayer group of Good Shepherd Parish in Brossard and the Sacred Heart of Jesus prayer group of St. Mary’s Parish in Greenfield Park invite one and all to a celebration of the feast of Pentecost, “the birthday of the Church”. Join us for an evening of praise and worship, including music and scripture on Saturday, May 23 from 7pm-9pm at Good Shepherd Parish (7900 Naples St., Brossard) followed by birthday cake for everyone. Contact Lorraine Pecus at 450-445-0372.