August 2014

Spiritual history comes to life for Montreal priest

Spiritual history comes to life for Montreal priest

(2014-08-29) Fr. Stephen Otvos says his 10 years of pastoral ministry in Montreal gave him the experience and perspective necessary to make the most of his current time of study in Rome.

Catechetical Sunday: Calling All Workers

Catechetical Sunday: Calling All Workers

(2014-08-28) Most Rev. Pierre-André Fournier, President of the Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops, published his annual message highlighting the importance of the Catechetical Sunday.

CCCB issues appeal for mercy, compassion and justice

CCCB issues appeal for mercy, compassion and justice

(2014-08-28) The Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has issued an appeal "for mercy, compassion and justice in the Middle East and throughout the world".

2014 Ecumenical Renewal Mission: Gospel Call

2014 Ecumenical Renewal Mission: Gospel Call

(2014-08-27) Supported by the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism and the Archdiocese of Montreal, a conference will be held this fall in Montreal.

Development and Peace participates in the fight against Ebola

Ebola: Development and Peace confirms its support

(2014-08-18) Development and Peace confirms its support for Caritas Sierra Leone in an effort to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a global health emergency this week.

MASS ON THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION

MASS OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION : Pray for peace

(2014-08-11) In response to Pope Francis’ appeal to pray for peace in the Middle East, Archbishop Christian Lépine will celebrate a special Mass on the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Friday evening, August 15, 7:30 at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

Pope Francis: appeal for Iraqi Christians

Pope Francis: appeal for Iraqi Christians

(2014-08-08) The Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, has issued a statement communicating the Holy Father's prayerful concern over the violence raging in Iraq, and especially for the Christians affected by the violence.

Call for Peace in Middle East

Holy See issues a plea for peace to embassies

(2014-08-06) The Vatican Secretary of State issued a “nota verbale” to all the embassies accredited to the Holy See. This statement included the texts of Pope Francis’ most recent addresses that called for peace, particularly in the Middle East.