October 2016

The Bishops of Quebec and State religious neutrality

(2016-10-31) On Thursday, October 27, before the Committee on Institutions in Quebec City, the Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops presented its brief on Bill 62, on State religious neutrality.

Rally and Bishop Crowley Memorial Award

(2016-10-28) Come join us at the Catholic Community Rally and witness the vitality and strength of our community when over 40 community groups will be gathered under one roof!

Are you called to do extraordinary things? We think you are!

(2016-10-27) And so does Deacon Keith Strohm, keynote speaker from Chicago headlining the 2016 Parish Vitality Conference in Montreal Nov. 10-12!

Closing of the Jubilee of Mercy

(2016-10-26) In a letter addressed to the faithful, Archbishop Christian Lépine invites us to the closing of the Jubilee of Mercy, Saturday, November 12, at 7:30 pm.

News Briefs...

(2016-10-26) World Mission Sunday - Closing of the Diocesan Doors of Mercy - A Mass for Vocations - World Day of Migrants and Refugees - Day of Prayer for Peace in Quebec - New Auxiliary Bishops Appointed for Quebec

Appointment of two Auxiliary Bishops for Quebec

(2016-10-25) His Holiness Pope Francis today named the Reverend Louis Corriveau and the Reverend Marc Pelchat Auxiliary Bishops of the Archdiocese of Québec.

Mass for persecuted Christians

(2016-10-24) November 4th, 2016 will mark the third consecutive year a special Mass dedicated to persecuted Christians will be presided by Archbishop Christian Lépine. The celebration will be held at Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, 7:30 pm.

Bill 62 in four words

(2016-10-20) The special consultations and public hearings on Bill 62 (state religious neutrality), which will be much talked about this fall, begin this week.

Brother André, patron saint of family caregivers

(2016-10-18) Caroline Vadeboncoeur's countless efforts have paid off. Following news she received by email, Vadeboncoeur felt her prayers have finally been answered.

World Mission Sunday 2016

(2016-10-14) “Church, Family, Let Us Be Merciful” is the invitation to all from the Pontifical Society for the Propagation of the Faith in Canada’s French sector. Its 90th edition of World Mission Sunday (WMS) will be celebrated October 23rd.

Michael Czerny on the "Laudato Si'" encyclical

(2016-10-13) As part of its JPIC (Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation) activities in Quebec, the CRC organized, on September 28, a public lecture around Pope Francis' encyclical letter "Laudato Si'".

Catholic Professionals: Work and Witness

(2016-10-12) Following a successful inaugural launch last April, the Catholic Professionals Network (CPN) is set to host its second event Nov. 3rd.

Major Campaign for Haiti

(2016-10-12) The magnitude of the natural disaster that has struck the island of Haiti is increasing by the hour, but we already know that we are facing a major crisis.

A closer look at WYD in Krakow

(2016-10-11) World Youth Day brought together more than two million young people from around the globe. Participants from our archdiocese share their impressions and memories of this major 2016 summer event.

Pope and Archbishop Welby promote unity

(2016-10-07) Pope Francis urged Anglicans and Catholics to work together to promote the unity of Christians and the unity of the human family.

Hurricane Matthew pummels Haiti

(2016-10-05) Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to hit Haiti in a decade, is currently ravaging the tiny island nation. Development and Peace is currently preparing to respond.

More than ever: Pray for Peace and Unity

(2016-10-04) Again this year, Aid to the Church in Need is supporting the One Million Children Pray the Rosary* campaign, an international event taking place Tuesday, October 18, with participation across Canada.

The Halte? A boutique unlike any other

(2016-10-03) Passersby are greeted with a gentle smile and a warm welcome when they stop at the Halte spirituelle des Galeries d’Anjou. Amid the mall’s hubbub, the Halte is where one can find some rest, a place for quiet reflection, or someone to talk to.