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Journeying toward dialogue, reconciliation and friendship

(2017-08-15) On 21 July 2017, a group of thirty men and women began a canoe pilgrimage of some 800 kilometers, inspired by the Calls for Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Pope sends greetings to Knights of Columbus

(2017-08-07) Pope Francis has sent greetings to the Knights of Columbus on the occasion of their 135th Supreme Convention, which concluded August 3, in St Louis.

Saint Brother André, patron of Family Caregivers

(2017-08-01) On this month of Saint Brother Andre, Father Claude Grou, c.s.c., rector of Saint Joseph's Oratory wishes to emphasize in particular this title of devotion which reminds us of the strong bond that unites him to the sick and to those who are dedicated to their care.

Recalling our “giant” roots

(2017-07-05) There has been much talk over the past months about the celebration of the 375th anniversary of the founding of the City of Montreal. Here is a reflection by Father Raymond Lafontaine, E.V.

New Bishop appointed for Saint-Hyacinthe

(2017-06-30) His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend François Lapierre, P.M.É., as Bishop of the Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe, and has appointed as his successor Father Christian Rodembourg, M.S.A.

Reinforcements to support the parish communities

(2017-06-28) To better enter together into a new evangelization, our Archbishop, The Most Reverend Christian Lépine, is announcing a significant reorganization of the deaneries for September 2017.

50 years of service: “no regrets”

(2017-06-27) Fr. Joseph Patrick Sullivan, a proud native son of St. Anthony’s, has been a forthright minister of mercy during his 50 years of priesthood.

Confirmands “catch the Spirit” at cathedral

(2017-06-26) This year, about 600 youngsters and their families made their way downtown to participate in one of three scheduled gatherings at the cathedral, organized to help those preparing for confirmation to "catch the Spirit" at work in the diocesan Church.

Diocesan Policy for Responsible Pastoral Ministry

(2017-06-21) One year after the decree announcing the establishment of a diocesan policy for Responsible Pastoral Ministry aimed at ensuring a safe environment for all, the Archdiocese of Montreal has published a diocesan guide.

Corpus Christi 2017: a great success once again!

(2017-06-20) On June 15, 2017, about 3 000 people celebrated Corpus Christi in the streets of Montreal. Recap of popular celebration among the faithful.

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Activities Calendar


2017-06-03 - 2017-09-04

Ville-Marie, World of Women
Starting June 3, a 30-minute guided tour will let visitors to the Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum discover (or rediscover) a unique archaeological site, where they can admire the remains of Montreal’s first stone chapel, along with some very early traces left here by Indigenous people.

2017-07-01 - 2017-08-20

Grand Organ Festival of Montreal
“International panorama” held Sundays at 7 p.m. from July 1 - August 20 (116 Notre-Dame St. West, Old Montreal). Saturday, July 1st (exceptionally at 8 p.m.) features Pierre Grandmaison (titular organist) and a tribute to French music.

2017-07-12 - 2017-09-22

Take a Seat at the Organ – The Great Composers and the Cinema
Come and enjoy beautiful pieces by great composers and well-known cinematic theme songs from the second balcony, performed by our organist Pierre Grandmaison. Concerts held Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 2:30 p.m. from July 12 - September 22 (116 Notre-Dame St. West, Old Montreal).

2017-08-02 - 2017-09-20

Sunshine and Music at the Oratory
Free musical performances will be offered in the evening on the Mezzanine Terrace of the Oratory, from where you can admire the most beautiful sunsets over the city on wednesday evenings.

2017-09-12

Faith Sharing
St. Monica's Parish invites you to join one of our Faith Sharing groups. This year, our reflections are from the book "That You Might Have Life by David Haas".

2017-09-22

Video Divina "Three Colors Blue"
Video Divina – This year, film scholar, and Associate Pastor of St. Monica’s Parish, Fr. Lloyd Baugh, S.J., will present a film series that looks at movies that courageously examine the multi-faceted experience of Love. Join him on Friday, September 22 at 7 p.m. in the parish rectory to view the movie "Three Colors Blue".

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