May 2013

Worldwide Eucharistic Adoration in Montreal

Worldwide Eucharistic Adoration

(2013-05-29) Pope Francis will lead a worldwide hour of Eucharistic Adoration on Sunday, June 2, the Vatican has announced. In Montreal, we invite you to join in at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.!

A must-see in Montreal!

The Domaine des Messieurs-de-Saint-Sulpice

(2013-05-24) This summer, discover near Mount Royal, in the midst of downtown Montreal, a true gem of the city’s heritage: a historical site recalling a largely unknown episode of the early days of the city.

More than 1700 people for the Springtime March!

1,700 thank yous!

(2013-05-21) On the strength of the success of the citizens’ initiative of Saturday, May 18, the Quebec Rally Against Euthanasia announces today that the spirit of the March will go on under a new name: the Springtime Mobilisation.

Launch of a new parish program

Launching of “Be My Disciples”

(2013-05-21) On Friday May 10, 2013, the Nouvel Hotel was not only bustling with tourists but with disciples of Jesus Christ. The launching of the program “Be My Disciples” was attended and enjoyed by more than 70 participants.

Why Killing is not caring

Why “Killing” is Not Health Care”

(2013-05-17) Faced with the impending legalization of euthanasia in Quebec, a "Symposium to Better Understand" was held to explain the ins and outs of the future law.

Recently deceased: Fr. John Dermott O'Callaghan

Called home to the Father: Fr. John Dermott O'Callaghan

(2013-05-16) Fr. John Dermott O'Callaghan passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Father Dowd Memorial Home in Montreal, Quebec at the age of eighty-nine.

Public preaching at Notre-Dame Basilica

A Great Mission in Public Places

(2013-05-15) The Neocatechumenal Way will hold 5 weekly meetings on the forecourt just outside of the Notre-Dame Basilica in Old-Montreal, starting May 19, at 2 p.m. Come discover!

Diocesan Patronal Feast 2013

Diocesan Patronal Feast

(2013-05-14) Sr. Madeleine Saint-Michel, rhsj, Loyola High School, the Christian Brothers and the Frères de Saint-Gabriel will be presented with the Diocesan Merit Award on May 31 at 7 :30 p.m. at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

Drawn by the spirit

A Contemporary Exhibition at the Oratory

(2013-05-13) It is with great pride that the Museum of Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal is inaugurating its new temporary exhibition: Drawn by the Spirit – André Bergeron, Marie-Anastasie, Frère Jérôme.

World Communications Day

47th World Communications Day

(2013-05-12) Today marks the 47th World Communications Day. Before announcing his resignation as the leader of the universal Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI published this message.

Let's pray for respect for Life

Pray for respect for Life

(2013-05-08) Last Friday, May 3, Bishop Lépine presided over a "Mass for Life" at the Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral. With this first celebration, our Archbishop aims to establish a new tradition in the diocese.

Message for Life and Family

National Week for Life and the Family

(2013-05-07) For the National Week for Life and the Family, May 12 to 19, 2013, the Catholic Organization for Life and Family and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops release the message “Celebrate life! Celebrate family!”

Killing is not Care

Killing is not Care

(2013-05-06) Living with Dignity and the Physicians' Alliance for Total Refusal of Euthanasia seek to build awareness around the risks inherent in legalizing physician‐assisted death with an advertising campaign in the media.

Montreal welcomes a new priest

New Priest Incardinated in the Diocese

(2013-05-03) We are pleased to welcome Father Thaddeus Ndayizigiyé, recently incardinated in the Diocese of Montreal.

Corpus Christi 2013

Corpus Christi - The mystery of faith

(2013-05-02) On May 30, 2013, Corpus Christi will begin with a solemn Mass at Notre Dame Basilica at 7:30 p.m. Afterwards, everyone will be invited to join the candlelight Eucharistic procession through the streets of Montreal.

May Catechisis

May catechesis are back

(2013-05-02) Each Monday during May (6-13-20-27) at 7:30 p.m., Archbishop Christian Lépine will offer catechesis on Creation at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

May 1st Message 2013

May 1st Message

(2013-05-01) Eevery year, on May 1st (International Workers' Day), the Assembly of Québec Catholic Bishops publishes a message to all the faithful. Here is the complete text.