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Six new permanent deacons to be ordained

30-04-2019
It is with great joy that we announce the diaconal ordination of Quoc Chay (Beatrice), Nicola Giampaolo (Caterina), Dawood Masih (Sabita), Marcos Garcia (Roxana), Jeff Allan Gagné (Bella Mary) and Robert Gosselin (Hélène). Archbishop Christian Lépine will preside at the ordinations on Friday, May 24, 7:30 p.m., at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral. All are invited!

Montreal

"Listening to the Gospel as a Family"

29-04-2019
This is the theme of this year’s National Week for Life and the Family, which will be celebrated across Canada May 12-19, 2019.

Montreal

In solidarity with the Christians of Sri Lanka

26-04-2019
On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Archbishop Christian Lépine celebrated mass for Montreal's Tamil community at Our Lady of Deliverance Church, following the attacks that took place on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Day. Here is the message the Archbishop delivered to the community.

Montreal

Emanuel Zetino’s Ordination to the Priesthood

24-04-2019
On May 17, Emanuel Zetino will be ordained a priest for the diocese of Montreal at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral. The future priest shares his vocational journey in the brief report that follows.

International

Easter Urbi et Orbi message: Risen Christ shines light on darkness of conflict

24-04-2019
In his Easter Urbi et Orbi address, Pope Francis prays that the light of the Risen Christ shine in the darkness of conflicts around the world, especially those in Syria, Yemen, Israel and Palestine, Libya, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sudan, South Sudan, eastern Ukraine, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

Montreal

400th anniversary of the birth of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys

23-04-2019
Les Sœurs de la Congrégation de Notre-Dame will celebrate a very special anniversary in 2020: the 400th anniversary of the birth of their foundress, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, born in Troyes, France on April 17, 1620.

Montreal

Maison du Père: serving the homeless fraternally

22-04-2019
On Holy Thursday, April 18, Maison du Père held its Annual Fundraising Ball for the homeless men who seek shelter there.

Montreal

Theme of Resurrection featured in three video clips

17-04-2019
What is the mystery behind Easter? How does this central element of our faith affect our lives? How important is it on a daily basis? We offer you the opportunity through three video clips to relive the mystery behind Jesus Christ’s resurrection!

Montreal

Echoing Mary’s “Yes” at WYD in the diocese

16-04-2019
Hundreds of young people gathered at Santa Cruz Mission last Saturday for World Youth Day celebrations in the diocese. This annual Youth Festival included prayer, music, praise and worship, fellowship, games and testimonies.

Montreal

Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral: Archbishop’s message of solidarity

16-04-2019
Following the fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, Archbishop Christian Lépine offers a message of support to the citizens of Paris.

International

Fire burns Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

15-04-2019
A major blaze engulfed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral April 15, sending pillars of flame and billowing smoke over the center of the French capital.

Montreal

2019 Holy Week in Montreal

15-04-2019
The Easter Triduum is almost upon us. As we approach the pinnacle of the liturgical year, find out more about local events taking place this Holy Week