June 2012

Archbishop Lépine receives pallium

Most Rev. Lépine receives pallium

(2012-06-29) Archbishop Christian Lépine officially received the pallium during a Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome.


New Bishop for Alexandria-Cornwall

(2012-06-28) June 28, 2012, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI named the Reverend Marcel Damphousse as Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall. Read the details.

In memoriam

Passed away : M. Jean-Bernard Allard, p.s.s. and Fr. Jacques Jobin

(2012-06-27) M. Jean-Bernard Allard passed away June 22, 2012, at age 83. Fr. Jacques Jobin passed away June 25, 2012 at age 78. See details.


Reception of the Pallium

(2012-06-26) During the Mass for the Solemnity of the Apostles Peter and Paul, June 29, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI will present the pallium to Archbishop Christian Lépine.

In memopriam


(2012-06-25) Fr. Bogdan Gawot, o.f.m. conv. passed away Thursday June 21. See details.

Mass Schedules

Mass times

(2012-06-21) Looking for the mass schedule of a parish? Here is a simple way to do so.

Religious Heritage

14 millions for Quebec's religious heritage

(2012-06-20) Today, June 20, 2012, the Minister of Culture, Communications and Status of Women, Christine St-Pierre has announced a new budget for the restoration of Quebec's religious heritage.


Rio+20 Conference

(2012-06-19) Thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other stakeholders will gather in Rio from June 20-22, 2012, for a strong push towards sustainable development.

Most Rev. Vienneau

Appointment of new Archbishop for Moncton

(2012-06-15) His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI today accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend André Richard, C.S.C., as Archbishop of Moncton, and named as his successor the Most Reverend Valéry Vienneau.

In memoriam

Called home to the Father : Fr. Jacques Fournier

(2012-06-12) Fr. Jacques Fournier passed away June 11, 2012. See details.


Diaconal Ordination

(2012-06-11) Alexandre TRAN will be ordained deacon at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, on Friday, Jume 22, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. Here are the details.

Humanitarian crisis in West Africa

Major humanitarian crisis in West Africa

(2012-06-11) The CCCB and Development and Peace announce a joint campaign to address the serious food crisis in West Africa. Read more.

IEC 2012

Beginning of the International Eucharistic Congress

(2012-06-08) Today marks the beginning of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin on the theme “The Eucharist, Communion with Christ and with One Another”.

Night Vigil 2012

A voice in the silence

(2012-06-08) Christians around the world are committed to supporting, by their prayers, those who suffer at the hands of the executioners on the Night of the Watchers, on June 23-24, 2012.

Award for Cardinal Turcotte

Cardinal Turcotte honored

(2012-06-08) In recognition of his remarkable involvement, Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Exceptional Merit.

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

(2012-06-06) A Mass will be celebrated at Notre-Dame Basilica, June 7, 2012, 7:30 p.m. for the feast of Corpus Christi. A procession to Saint Patrick's Basilica will follow in the streets of downtown Montreal.


Canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha

(2012-06-05) The Executive Committee of the CCCB has established a Secretariat for the Canonization of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha. Also, Spiritours offers a special package for the occasion.

Annual Collection

The Annual Collection comes to an end

(2012-06-05) Since April 15, 2012, the Annual Collection of the Catholic Church of Montreal is taking place. After 35 days, we have reached the sum of 1,350 million dollars thanks to 9,300 donations.

Grand Seminary of Montreal

Visiting the Grand Seminary of Montreal

(2012-06-04) For the tenth consecutive summer, the Grand Seminary of Montreal invites the public to visit a unique historical site and to discover its architectural treasures.

tribute to the cardinal

Tribute to Cardinal Turcotte

(2012-06-01) The Church of Montreal paid tribute to Cardinal Turcotte during the Diocesan Patronal Feast celebration, presided by the new Archbishop, Most Reverend Christian Lépine.