September 2011

Journey of the Universe

Journey of the Universe

(2011-09-28) Documentary tackles evolutionary theory The diocesan Social Action Office is co-sponsoring the Oct. 7 screening of a 60-minutedocumentary on evolutionary theory, titled Journey of the Universe.

McGill to host sexual abuse conference

(2011-09-28) A conference on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, Oct. 14-15, will aim to offer insight into the crisis in view of better responding to trauma that results from abuse and improving accountability within Church structures.

Marking the first anniversary of sainthood

(2011-09-22) St. Joseph's Oratory is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Saint Brother André's canonization, Oct. 16, with an afternoon of activities.

FIRST FRENCH CATECHETICAL CONFERENCE

(2011-09-22) Volunteer catechists are invited to the first-ever French-language catechetical conference of the Archdiocese of Montreal. The theme is Échos de la Parole.

New Quebec Venerable to be feted

(2011-09-15) Yet another Quebecer is making his way to official sainthood, and Montrealers are gathering to celebrate. Brother Adolphe Chatillon, who was pronounced Venerable by the Vatican in the spring, will be feted Sept. 18.

A DAY TO INVITE PEOPLE TO SEEK GOD

(2011-09-14) Parishes in Quebec will celebrate the fourth annual Catechetical Sunday, Sept. 18. The theme, He is still to be found, highlights what is at the heart of all catechesis — the encounter between a personal God and all those who seek him.

Firm in the faith, despite stormy weather

(2011-09-14) In midday heat, 1.5 million World Youth Day pilgrims converged on Madrid’s Cuatro Vientos Airport, Aug. 20, in preparation for an overnight vigil, with Pope Benedict XVI.

MTL WELCOMES TWO NEW AUXILIARY BISHOPS

(2011-09-12) Thunderous applause echoed through Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, Sept. 10, as more than 1,500 people rose to their feet to welcome Montreal’s two new auxiliary bishops.

HOW CREDIBLE IS THE GOSPEL TODAY?

(2011-09-09) Archbishop-emeritus Albert Rouet of Poitiers, France, will tackle the question of the Gospel's credibility in current times at a local conference, Sept. 16.

MTL OFFERS LIVE WEBCAST OF ORDINATIONS

(2011-09-07) The ordination of Montreal's two new auxiliary bishops, Sept. 10, will be broadcast live on the Internet at www.ordinationmontreal.org.

Jewish-Muslim tale wins film prize

(2011-09-07) A film about a Muslim boy, who grows up attending a Jewish school in New York, took home the Ecumenical Prize at the 35th Montreal World Film Festival.

Bishops to hold special collection Sept. 25

(2011-09-07) Parishes across the country will hold a special collection to support the projects of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) Sept. 24-25.