August 2015

Between Kayaking and the Holy Sepulchre

(2015-08-31) The pilgrimage that fourteen young Montrealers went on with Archbishop Christian Lépine, was an "original" one, according to what the Archbishop himself had to say.


(2015-08-30) Montreal’s English-speaking Catholic parishes face a plethora of peripatetic priests next week as numerous reverends rotate between local churches.

Canadian Bishops to Celebrate Consecrated Life

(2015-08-26) On the occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops joins the Canadian Religious Conference in inviting you to a Mass of Thanksgiving, September 17, 2015, at 10:30 am, at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

Praying for the Care of Creation

(2015-08-25) To respond to the invitation of Pope Francis to have a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, we invite you to attend a bilingual ecumenical evening of prayer at Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 7.00 pm.

Thanksgiving Mass in Honour of Jeanne Mance

(2015-08-24) A thanksgiving Mass for in honour of the Venerable Jeanne Mance, one of Montreal’s co-founders, and founder of the Hôtel-Dieu, will be celebrated by Archbishop Christian Lépine on Sunday, September 6, 2015, at 11 a.m., at Notre-Dame Basilica.

Guide for 2015 Federal Election

(2015-08-17) With the federal election campaign underway, the Commission for Justice and Peace of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has issued a guide inviting Catholics to vote with discernment.

200 Millions Christians Cannot Live Their Faith

(2015-08-16) At this moment, 75% of religiously motivated violence in the world is directed at Christians.Archbishop Lépine returned from a trip to Rome where he attended the meeting, as a new member, of the International Board of Directors of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).

Ringing bells in support of Middle East Christians

(2015-08-12) In solidarity with numerous bishops in France, Archbishop Christian Lépine invites all parishes of the diocese to ring their church bells this Saturday, August 15 at noon, in support of Christians in the Middle-East.

St. John Bosco's 200th birthday

(2015-08-11) Saint John Bosco Parish will be celebrating St. John Bosco's 200th birthday the weekend of August 15th and 16th. Come celebrate with us!

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

(2015-08-10) Pope Francis has decided to set up a “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” which will be celebrated on September 1st annually.

Consultation on euthanasia

(2015-08-05) The CCCB is encouraging all the Catholic communities across Canada to participate in the online consultation on options for dealing with the Supreme Court of Canada's lifting of the prohibition against physician-assisted suicide.