May 2015


(2015-05-29) The Legionaries of Christ will be leaving Montreal at the end of the summer. They first met at their residence on Saint-Dominique Street, between Mile-End and the Plateau, and now, without knowing their destination yet, our four Legionaries will soon be going on mission.

Bishop Robert Lebel passed away

(2015-05-27) Bishop Robert Lebel, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Valleyfield, passed away on May 25, 2015. He was 90 years old.

The Apostles' Cup a Great Success!

(2015-05-26) The annual ball hockey tournament, "The Apostles’ Cup," was held on Saturday, May 23, 2015. This year, the popular event was hosted by St. Thomas à Becket Parish in Pierrefonds.

Pope speaks with open heart to Argentinean newspaper

(2015-05-25) In a long and very personal interview with Juan Beretta, reporter from the Argentinean newspaper "La Voz Del Pueblo", the Pope shares his thoughts with an open heart.

The Diocesan Merit will be Awarded on Friday

(2015-05-25) In the context of the Year of Consecrated Life, the Archbishop will award 10 Diocesan Merit Medals on the occasion of the Patronal Feast Day, which will take place May 29, at 7:30 pm, at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

Celebration For The Patron: Viva Don Bosco!

(2015-05-22) The annual ball hockey tournament, "The Apostles’ Cup," was held on Saturday, May 23, 2015. This year, the popular event was hosted by St. Thomas à Becket Parish in Pierrefonds.

Parent's Vocation to Educate Children

(2015-05-20) In his catechesis at the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis focused on the role of parents in the education of their children, which he called “an essential characteristic” of the family.

Corpus Christi Diocesan Celebration

(2015-05-19) All the faithful of the Archdiocese of Montreal are cordially invited to a special Mass presided by Archbishop Christian Lépine, followed by a Eucharistic procession through the streets of downtown on Thursday evening, June 4, beginning at 7 pm.

The Grey Nuns Honoured by Accueil Bonneau

(2015-05-15) On May 7, Accueil Bonneau celebrated its 138th anniversary and inaugurated its new Carrefour multiservice by paying tribute to the Grey Nuns of Montreal, who have been putting their heart and soul into this shelter since its foundation in 1877.

Job opening: Associate Director, OEPS

(2015-05-13) The Office for English Pastoral Services is looking for an Associate Director. Deadline for applications: June 1, 2015.

Ordination of Three New Deacons

(2015-05-13) The Diocesan Vocation Office of the Archdiocese of Montreal, the Grand Seminary of Montreal and l'Œuvre des Vocations du diocèse de Montréal are pleased to announce the ordination of three new transitional deacons.

The Diocesan Merit Award Presented on May 29

(2015-05-12) On the occasion of the Diocesan Patronal Feast Day, May 29, 2015, four people and six organizations of consecrated life will be recipients of this year’s Monseigneur-Ignace-Bourget Diocesan Award of Merit.

Great Progress for The Annual Collection

(2015-05-12) Thanks to your great generosity and solidarity, the Annual Collection, launched on April 12, has already raised $1,200,000.00!

Pentecost Online Retreat

(2015-05-11) The community of Fraternités monastique de Jérusalem invites you to experience an online retreat for Pentecost, from the 17th to the 24th of May 2015. Register now!


(2015-05-06) On June 20, at Ahuntsic Park in Montreal, hundreds of Christians of every rite and denomination will gather for "The Christian Gathering", in solidarity with Christians around the world.

Special Collection for Nepal

(2015-05-06) Archbishop Christian Lépine would like for every parish and mission throughout the archdiocese of Montreal to hold a special collection during Sunday Mass on May 10, 2015, for the victims of the earthquake that devastated Nepal.

A Youth Gathering in Montreal!

(2015-05-05) From June 5-7, 2015, a gathering will be held for young adults (18 to 35) where they can discover the different vocations within the Church today: baptismal vocation, marriage, consecrated life, permanent diaconate and priesthood.

New Archbishop appointed for Rimouski

(2015-05-04) On May 4, 2015, His Holiness Pope Francis named the Most Reverend Denis Grondin Archbishop of Rimouski. At the time of his appointment, Bishop Grondin was Auxiliary Bishop of Québec.