October 2013

Coin Donation Boxes for all the Parishes

Coin Donation Boxes for the Parishes

(2013-10-30) Parishes have been facing a growing challenge when it comes to collecting funds; therefore, we would like to propose a simple and original way to improve this situation.

Pope Reaches 10 Million Followers

Pope Reaches 10 Million Followers

(2013-10-28) With his twitter account "@ Pontifex", Pope Francis is about to exceed the threshold of 10 million followers.

5.4 million in humanitarian aid for Syria

Humanitarian Aid for the Syrian People

(2013-10-27) The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace announced yesterday that they will be providing $5.4 million in humanitarian aid to victims of the crisis in Syria.

Year of Faith

Share your Year of Faith!

(2013-10-22) You have some pictures, videos, or personal reflections concerning the Year of Faith that you have just experienced? Share them with us! Participation prizes will be drawn for those who will take part of this initiative.

St. Luke 50th Anniversary

Saint Luke Parish: 50th anniversary

(2013-10-22) On July 28th, 1964, Saint Luke Parish was founded in Dollard-des-Ormeaux. To celebrate this Anniversary, there will be a year of special events from October 18th, 2013 to October 18th, 2014.

75th Anniversary for St. Malachy's Parish

St. Malachy Parish: 75th Anniversary Mass

(2013-10-21) All are welcome to a special 75th anniversary Eucharistic celebration presided by Bishop Thomas Dowd on the feast of St. Malachy, Sunday, November 3 at 11 a.m.

Late Sunday Mass

A New Service to the Catholic Community

(2013-10-18) Beginning October 20, 2013, Bishop Thomas Dowd will be offering a celebration of Sunday mass at 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Saint-Laurent. This service will continue throughout the pastoral year.

Mass for priestly vocations

Mass for Priestly Vocations

(2013-10-16) On October 18, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Grand Seminary of Montreal, H. E. Most Rev. Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal, is pleased to invite you to an evening of prayer for priestly vocations.

Extraordinary Synod on Family in 2014

Extraordinary Synod on the Family for 2014

(2013-10-12) Holy Father Francis has convened the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, to be held in the Vatican from 5 to 19 October 2014, on the theme “The pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelisation”.

Concluding Celebration of the Year of Faith

Concluding Celebration of the Year of Faith

(2013-10-09) In a letter addressed to the faithful, Msgr Parent, vicar general, invites us to celebrate the concluding celebration of the Year of Faith which will be held at the Cathedral on Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 PM.

Religious Freedom in Education Symposium

Tackling Religious Freedom in Education

(2013-10-09) On October 3-5, 2013, the Religious Freedom in Education Symposium turned the spotlight on Canada's judicial system and its track record in dealing with issues of religious freedom.

Faith Enrichment Conference 2013

2013 Faith Enrichment Conference

(2013-10-08) It’s time to register! The 2013 Faith Enrichment Conference is happening Nov. 8 & 9, and the theme this year is “Sowing Seeds of Discipleship.” Click here for more information or to access the registration package.

Mariage Course

“The Marriage Course”

(2013-10-07) Looking for an effective and intimate way to make your marriage stronger, healthier and last a lifetime? A new session of “The Marriage Course” is about to begin!

New Campaign for Development and Peace

A Voice for Justice

(2013-10-01) Development and Peace is launching its new campaign in response to reports from communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America that are experiencing negative impacts from the presence of Canadian mines.

eBook : World Communications Day Messages

eBook: World Communications Day Messages

(2013-10-01) The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has published an eBook entitled, "Benedict XVI: World Communications Day Messages", available for free.