February 2012

Kateri Tekakwhita

Kateri Tekakwitha

(2012-02-28) Canonized on October 21st, 2012, Kateri Tekakwitha will be the first North American Native to reach holiness. To learn more about her life, here is a brief overview.

Share Lent

Help a just world take root

(2012-02-24) This is the slogan of this years’ Development and Peace annual Share Lent. Beginning February 22, this campaign is a great opportunity to mark the work accomplished by its members and partners.

In memoriam

Called Home to the Father : Fr. Jean-Paul Malo

(2012-02-24) The Office for Pastoral Personel regrets to inform you of the passing away of Fr. Jean-Paul Malo on February 22, 2012, at age 91. Read details.

Présence Magazine

Presence Magazine stops its publication

(2012-02-24) Unable to meet its financial demands on a short and long term basis, Présence magazine will end its publication after twenty years of existence.

Card. Thomas Collins

Canada has a new cardinal

(2012-02-17) Archbishop Collins will become the fourth Cardinal in the history of the Archdiocese of Toronto and the 16th Cardinal in the history of the Catholic Church in Canada.

Youth Ministry Logo

What’s new with Youth Ministry?

(2012-02-14) Here is a brief list of the upcoming activities offered by Youth Ministry

Vatican Crest

"Towards Healing and Renewal"

(2012-02-10) This is the theme chosen for this historical symposium organized by the Vatican, in response to the repeated attacks on the Church, caused by numerous cases of sexual abuse among its clergy.

Hockey and Hope

The diocese of Montreal in the Sports section!

(2012-02-09) The Archdiocese of Montreal has signed a new advertisement by Bos agency in the Journal de Montreal and La Presse.


English Speaking Sector Confirmation Schedule 2012

(2012-02-08) The Office for English Pastoral Services has issued its 2012 Confirmation Schedule. You may consult it now.

Consecrated life

16th World Day of Consecrated Life

(2012-02-02) Established by Pope John Paul in 1997, the World Day of Consecrated Life is held every year on February 2.

Bishop Lortie and Bishop Bouchard

New Bishops: Mont-Laurier and Trois-Rivières

(2012-02-02) At Mont-Laurier, Most Rev. Paul Lortie succeeds to Most Rev. Vital Massé and Most Rev. Luc Bouchard to Most Rev. Martin Veillette, at Trois-Rivières. Congratulations to the new bishops!