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.

PLACE 7355 Lajeunesse St. Montreal Qc H2R 2H6

For more information contact:

Fr. John Baxter, Holy Family Parish



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