February 2014

Pope's Letter to Families

The Pope’s Letter to Families

(2014-02-24) Pope Francis has written a letter to families asking them to pray for the next Synod of Bishops, which will be celebrated in the Vatican in October 2014.

Cardinal Lacroix

Quebec City Welcomes its Cardinal

(2014-02-23) An intimate celebration will be held on February 28, 2014 at ExpoCité's Pavillon de la jeunesse for the Archbishop of Quebec, Most Rev. Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, honoring his elevation to cardinal.

What is a Man Worth?

What is a Man Worth?

(2014-02-20) “The loss of health and disability are never a good reason for excluding, or worse, for eliminating a person” - words from Pope Francis in his message to the Pontifical Academy for Life, dated February 19.

Busy schedule? Then this mass is for YOU!

Busy schedule? Then this mass is for YOU!

(2014-02-19) Regular mass times often do not work for busy families. The Late Sunday Mass held each Sunday at 8pm may be just the solution…read on!

A Seminar for Life and Family

A Seminar on Life and Family

(2014-02-18) On March 20-21, 2014, the Catholic Organization for Life and Familiy (COLF) invites you to the Seminar on Life and Family, which will focus on the theme “The Christian Family: Witnessing to Hope in Today’s World.”

Bill 52: Vigil in Quebec City

Bill 52: Vigil in Quebec City

(2014-02-17) The Rassemblement québécois contre l'euthanasie invites you to participate in a vigil in front of Quebec's National Assembly from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm on Tuesday, February 18.

One Year Since Benedict XVI's Resignation

One Year Since Benedict XVI's Resignation

(2014-02-11) It was exactly one year ago, on February 11th, 2013, that the then-Pope, Benedict XVI, stunned the Church and the world with the announcement of his resignation.

Bill 52: A Call to Conscience

Bill 52: An Appeal to Conscience

(2014-02-10) In a public statement made February 10, 2014, in local papers, Archbishop Christian Lépine makes an appeal to the public conscience during this time leading up to the vote by the members of the National Assembly on Bill 52.

The Vatican reacts to UN report observations

The Vatican reacts to UN report observations

(2014-02-07) Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, permanent observer for the Holy See at the United Nations, commented on the concluding observations of the United Nations Committee for the Rights of the Child.

Fragility and Value of Life

Fragility and Value of Life

(2014-02-06) The Archbishop’s message to the faithful of the diocese regarding Bill 52, which aims to legalize euthanasia.

The Legacy of Claude Ryan: A Symposium

The Legacy of Claude Ryan: A Symposium

(2014-02-04) McGill University and the Newman Centre, in collaboration with many partners, will highlight the 10th anniversary of the passing of Claude Ryan with a symposium on February 13 and 14, 2014.

Year of Consecrated Life set for 2015

Year of Consecrated Life set for 2015

(2014-02-04) The Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, Cardinal João Braz De Aviz held a press conference to announce the upcoming Year of Consecrated Life.

YOUCAT Sessions are back!

YOUCAT Sessions are back!

(2014-02-03) Archbishop Christian Lépine and Bishop Thomas Dowd invite all young adults to four gatherings of teaching, reflection and sharing on the YOUCAT, starting February 6, 2014.