Christian Commemoration of the Shoah
2017-04-30 (10:30 - 19:00)
|EVENT||Christian Commemoration of the Shoah
|DETAILS|| The Christian Jewish Dialogue of Montreal will hold its 38th
annual Christian Commemoration of the Shoah on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 10:30
a.m. at Holy Family Parish (7355 Lajeunesse St. Montreal Qc H2R 2H6). This event
brings together Jews and Christians, on Holocaust Remembrance Day (known as Yom
Hashoah in Hebrew), to commemorate the approximately six million Jews and one
million others who died in the Holocaust during World War II.
The commemoration will be part of the regular Sunday Eucharist and will include music and prayers, testimony from Holocaust survivor Eva Kuper, as well as teachings and a candle lighting ceremony led by Fr. John Baxter and Rabbi Sherril Gilbert, assisted by Cantor Heather Batchelor and the Choir of the Centre étudiant Benoît-Lacroix. Light kosher refreshments will be served following the commemoration.
Lajeunesse St. Montreal Qc H2R 2H6
For more information contact:
Fr. John Baxter, Holy Family Parish