June 2011

Canadian bishops restate confidence in D&P

(2011-06-17) The Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has reaffirmed its confidence in the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP).

A reminder during the postal strike

(2011-06-16) The diocesan annual campaign has raised $1.4 million to date. The campaign is still underway and, due to the postal strike, some donors will receive reminder telephone calls by exception this year

Bishop René Audet, former Mtl. priest, dies

(2011-06-14) Bishop René Audet, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Joliette, died at the Ignace Bourget Residence in Montreal, June 12, at the age of 91.

CORPUS CHRISTI BRINGS JESUS TO THE STREETS

(2011-06-13) Hundreds will fill the streets of Old Montreal, June 22, for the annual feast of Corpus Christi. The mass at Notre-Dame Basilica, followed by a procession, are the highlight of a full week of events in honour of the Eucharist.

First conference for English Charismatic Renewal

(2011-06-10) Some 220 people got to recharge their spiritual batteries during the Catholic Charismatic Renewal conference at St. Joseph’s Oratory, May 20-21, just five weeks shy of Pentecost.

TWO NEW MONSIGNORS FOR MONTREAL

(2011-06-06) Two Montreal priests were recently welcomed into the Papal Family as Chaplains of his Holiness. The diocese presents Msgr. Alain Faubert and Msgr. Pierre Murray.

WYD PILGRIMS RECEIVE CARDINAL'S BLESSING

(2011-06-03) About 200 young adults heading to World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain, this August received a special blessing from Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte, May 31, during the annual feast-day mass.

LAYWOMAN, JESUIT RECEIVE BOURGET AWARD

(2011-06-02) Dr. Margaret Million and Fr. Pierre Côté, s.j., were honoured with the Monseigneur-Ignace-Bourget Diocesan Award of Merit, May 31, during the annual feast-day mass of the Archdiocese of Montreal.

CARDINAL: CHURCH GROWS THROUGH SERVICE

(2011-06-02) The Church is evangelical and missionary when it thinks not of its own survival but when it is entirely at the service of all men and women throughout the Earth, said Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte.

MTL. PAYS TRIBUTE TO BISHOP GENDRON

(2011-06-02) Small in stature but great in spiritual depth. The tribute to Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil underlined the important contributions he made to the Church in his three short years as auxiliary bishop of Montreal.