With a heart for the mission, many people from parishes and other milieus across the diocese gathered to take part in diocesan “roadwork” meetings held October 9, 10 and 11. In his address, Archbishop Lépine emphasized the importance of the Mission.
Starting October 23, over the course of three evening sessions, all are invited to explore the key principles of the theology of the body and discover how God’s mysterious plan for our lives is revealed through our bodies and the call to love.
Three General Superiors and an auditor from Chile were present at the daily press briefing on the Synod of Bishops on Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment, October 15. This is what they had to say about the ongoing discussions of the Synod.
Once again, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) invites all those involved in pastoral work with children to participate in this year’s international prayer movement, “One Million Children Pray the Rosary”.
On October 19 at 7:30 p.m., several candidates for the permanent diaconate will be instituted to the ministries of Acolyte and Lector by the Archbishop at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral. The ceremony will also include one candidate’s Rite of Admission.
As part of the World Conference on Xenophobia, Racism and Populist Nationalism in the Context of Global Migration, held in Rome, September 18-20, 2018, the Archdiocese of Montreal was invited to participate by sharing its experience.
On October 21, this year’s “Mission Month” will culminate with the 93rd World Mission Sunday, including a 7:30 p.m. celebration presided by Archbishop Lépine at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops releases new document to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sexual abuse.
St. Joseph’s Oratory Basilica was packed, and all the churches were represented to welcome and celebrate Sunday Mass with His Beatitude the Cardinal Bechara B Boutros Raï in Montreal. Politicians as well as civil and military representatives were also in attendance.
As we are commemorating 175 years since the foundation of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM), it is an occasion to rediscover the courage, the determination and the vision of their foundress, Eulalie Durocher (Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher) and her companions.
Pope Francis celebrated the opening Mass for the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment” on Wednesday morning, Oct. 3, in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Following the great missionary launch initiated by the Archbishop on the evening of September 14, all pastoral staff are invited to a roadwork meeting on October 9, 10 or 11.