December 2014

Dennis Savoie: Ambassador to the Holy See

(2014-12-16) Pope Francis received the new Canadian Ambassador to the Holy See, Dennis Savoie, on Monday. During the morning meeting, Ambassador Savoie presented the Pope with his credentials, which marked the start of the diplomat’s four-year term.

Jean Béliveau's Funeral

(2014-12-15) On December 10, 2014, Archbishop Christian Lépine celebrated the state funeral of Jean Béliveau. Here is the homily.

A Spiritual Day!

(2014-12-09) On Saturday, November 29 the Office for Faith Education at the Archdiocese of Montreal welcomed over 550 catechists who were invited to participate in a Spiritual Retreat Day at St. Joseph’s Oratory.

Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples

(2014-12-05) The National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples has been celebrated since 2002 on December 12 by the Church in Canada. This year, the members of the Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council wish to honour elders who helped them develop their own faith.

Jean Béliveau: Archbishop Lépine 's message

(2014-12-03) Most Rev. Christian Lépine reacts to the death of hockey legend Jean Béliveau. The funeral will be presided by the Archbishop on December 10, at 2 PM at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

All For The Eradication of Slavery

(2014-12-03) An unprecedented gathering of religious leaders from all corners of the globe took place in the Vatican on Tuesday for the signing of a joint declaration against modern slavery.

Theology is Done on One’s Knees

(2014-12-01) "Those who study the mystery of God are brought to their knees because God reveals more to a humble heart". Those were the Pope’s words during his Homily, Tuesday morning at Casa Santa Martha.