January 2012


First time meeting : Montreal cultural communities - diocesan offices.

(2012-01-31) On January 26th, 2012, the cultural communities of Montreal met for the first time with the diocesan offices and services.

Google Analytics


(2012-01-30) Since its launch on March 21st of last year, our new website has been consistently attracting a growing number of visitors.

Chancery Office books

Two indispensable tools by the Chancery Office

(2012-01-24) The 2012 Diocesan Annuaire and the 2012 Nomenclature of the Diocesan Clergy are available at the Chancery Office on Sherbrooke Street.

Ordination de Jason Piper

Fr. Jason Piper ordained at St. Patrick's

(2012-01-23) Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte ordained Jason Piper a priest of the Archdiocese of Montreal at St. Patrick’s Basilica, Jan. 20.

Christian Traditions

Discovering the Great Christian family

(2012-01-20) During the radio broadcast of “Foi et turbulences” aired January 18, 2012, on Radio Ville-Marie, the chronicle writer François Gloutnay presented various websites offering surfers an opportunity to learn about various Christian Traditions.

In memoriam


(2012-01-18) Father Georges Thuot passed away January 17, 2012 at age 84. See details.

Development and Peace

Development and Peace in Haiti

(2012-01-16) D & P has just released its two-year progress report on the emergency assistance and reconstruction program in Haiti. $20 million has been raised since the earthquake.

Radio Ville-Marie

RVM is looking for a General Director

(2012-01-16) RadioVille-Marie is seeking a general director to succeed Jean-Guy Roy who announced his decision to leave before the holidays.

World Migrants Day

Living in a Foster Country

(2012-01-13) Sunday, January 15, will be the World Migrants Day. A large gathering will take place at the Centre Sainte Famille, at 2:30 p.m.

Oratory Poster Ecumenism

Ecumenical Celebration at St. Joseph's Oratory

(2012-01-10) An evening of Christian gathering will take place January 22, 2012 at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph's Oratory.

Jason Piper

New priest for Montreal

(2012-01-09) Mr. Jason Piper, deacon for the diocese of Montreal will be ordained to the priesthood, January 20, 2012 at St. Patrick's Basilica. The ordination will be presided by His Eminence Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte.

Archbishop Thomas Collins

The Archbishop of Toronto named to the College of Cardinals

(2012-01-06) During the January 6 Angelus, Pope Benedict XVI announced the creation of 22 new cardinals. The consistory will take place on February 18.

Bishop Noël Simard

New Bishop for Valleyfield

(2012-01-03) December 30, Pope Benedict XVI appointed the Most Reverend Noël Simard as new Bishop for the diocese of Valleyfield. At the time of his appointment, he was Auxiliairy Bishop of Sault Ste-Marie.