February 2017

50e anniversaire de Développement et Paix

50 years of Solidarity

(2017-02-28) Dioceses across Canada will celebrate a special Mass marking this jubilee year for Development and Peace. In Montreal, a 5 p.m. Mass will be held on Saturday, March 18, at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

Vocational meeting in Montreal

(2017-02-28) Kiko Argüello, initiator of the Neocatechumenal Way, will hold a public vocational meeting for all of Canada on Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m. at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal.

Novena to St. Joseph

(2017-02-22) Under the theme "A Heritage to Celebrate", the traditional Novena to St. Joseph will take place from March 10 to 18, 2017.

Pope Francis: 'the protection of migrants is a moral duty'

(2017-02-22) Pope Francis on Tuesday said the challenges of migration and the promotion of peace cannot be tackled without development and integration.

St. Patrick's Day

(2017-02-21) Montreal's annual St. Patrick's Day celebrations are fast approaching. Mark your calendars with highlights of this year's events!

Montreal welcomes international Jesuit speaker

(2017-02-20) There will be two opportunities to hear Fr. Philip Chircop, SJ, this Lenten season! A Jesuit priest and internationally-known retreat master, Fr. Chircop is a native of the Mediterranean island of Malta, and presently working in Toronto, Canada.

Archbishop Lépine's catechesis during Lent

(2017-02-15) Most Reverend Lépine invites the faithful of the Archdiocese to participate in four evening catechesis sessions he will be offering during Lent at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

Pope writes preface to a book by a victim

(2017-02-14) Pope Francis has once again spoken out strongly against the evil of sex abuse perpetrated by clergy and religious. His words come in the preface to a book by a victim of clerical sexual abuse, Daniel Pettit, today a husband and father of six children.

Appointment of National Coordinator for WYD 2019

(2017-02-09) The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has appointed Ms. Isabel Correa, Director of Youth Ministry at the Archdiocese of Montreal, as the National Coordinator for the Canadian delegation at World Youth Day (WYD) 2019.

Pope's Lenten message

(2017-02-08) In 2017, the Message of Pope Francis for Lent is "The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift."

60th anniversary for Saint John Brébeuf

(2017-02-06) Throughout this milestone year of Montreal’s 375th anniversary, we will feature parishes in our diocese celebrating Jubilees. Discover known and lesser-known facts about each one of them, from the oldest of parishes to the youngest!