May 2014

euthanasia

Bill 52: An Appeal to Conscience

(2014-05-28) Following the reintroduction of Bill 52, which will legalize euthanasia under the terms `medical aid in dying`, here is a message from Archbishop Lépine, in an appeal to the public conscience. and that of our members of the Assembly.

Pope Francis Visits the Holy Land

Pope Francis Visits the Holy Land

(2014-05-27) As the three day Apostolic journey of Pope Francis to the Holy Land which took him to Jordan, Palestine and Israel ended, Philippa Hitchen brings us an overall picture of this visit.

A Humble Monk With a Famous Name

A Humble Monk With a Famous Name

(2014-05-26) Benedict Vanier lived a life of contemplation in relative obscurity as a Trappist monk for almost seven decades. Yet at his funeral, he was remembered as a genial spiritual advisor who was both pithy and profound.

Death of Most Rev. Paul-Émile Charbonneau

Death of Most Rev. Paul-Émile Charbonneau

(2014-05-22) The Most Reverend Paul-Émile Charbonneau, Bishop Emeritus of Gatineau, died May 21, 2014, at the age of 92.

Remembering The Visit of Pope John Paul II

Remembering The Visit of Pope John Paul II

(2014-05-20) Under the honorary presidency of Most Rev. André Gazaille, Bishop of Nicolet, the Musée des religions du monde in Nicolet, is presenting a special exhibit on the pastoral visit of Pope John Paul II across Canada in 1984.

Maisonneuve's Mustard Seed

Maisonneuve's Mustard Seed

(2014-05-20) Ceremonies to mark the 372nd anniversary of the founding of Montreal as a religious colony were held Sunday in Place d’Armes following Mass at Notre Dame de Basilica.

Debate Over Euthanasia Reappears

Debate Over Euthanasia reappears

(2014-05-17) The president of the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Québec, Archbishop Fournier, initiates a new call to Catholics while the government wants to put forward a bill that would allow the practice of euthanasia.

Rite of Admission

Rite of Admission

(2014-05-15) Few candidates for the diocese of Montreal will be conferred the Rite of Admission and Ministry of Lectorate and Acolytate, at the Grand Seminary's Chapel, on Friday, May 16, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Diocesan Patronal Feast

Diocesan Patronal Feast

(2014-05-13) Archbishop Christian Lépine invites you to a Mass of Thanksgiving for the canonizations of Pope John XXIII and John Paul II, on May 30, 2014.

Cardinal Léger honoured in Rome

Cardinal Léger honoured in Rome

(2014-05-13) Italy’s largest organ rang out in tribute to Cardinal Paul-Émile Léger, former archbishop of Montreal, May 9, during a two-hour concert highlighting the late cardinal’s good works.

Let's Gather in the Name of Jesus

Let's Gather in the Name of Jesus

(2014-05-13) Saturday, June 14, from 10 am to 2 pm, the Christian March will take place at Angrignon Park, in Montreal. On the program: Musical animation, a picnic and special guests !

A Residence for Montreal Students

A Residence for Montreal Students

(2014-05-11) Classes end this week for CEGEP and university students. For those who come from elsewhere, finding a place to live will be essential. Why not the Ignace-Bourget Residence?

National Week for Life and the Family

National Week for Life and the Family

(2014-05-11) The Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), has released his message for the second National Week for Life and the Family.

A Message of Support From Pope Francis

A Message of Support From Pope Francis

(2014-05-09) The Secretary of State of the Holy See forwarded a message of support from Pope Francis to Québec Archbishop Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, regarding the recent National March for Life in Ottawa.

Sisters Celebrate 50 Years

Sisters Celebrate 50 Years

(2014-05-05) On May 3, 31 CND Sisters celebrated their 50th anniversaries at Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel. The jubiliarians renewed their vows in the chapel that holds the remains of their foundress, Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys.