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CCCB issues statement on persecuted Christians

12-11-2019
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), through the Commission for Justice and Peace, and in consultation with Aid to the Church in Need Canada, released a statement Nov. 4 entitled In His Name: Statement on the Persecution of Christians.

Montreal

Second annual mass for benefactors

11-11-2019
Up to a hundred people were in attendance Oct. 19 at a Mass of Thanksgiving for benefactors of the Catholic Church of Montreal, celebrated by Archbishop Christian Lépine.

Montreal

Maison du Père: working together as one big family

08-11-2019
They came from all over, and from every background, like one big, happy family, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Maison du Père at Queen Mary of the World Cathedral on Oct. 27. A Mass marked this great event, and fifty years of devotion and work “to offer a way out from the streets”…

Montreal

Pastoral team meetings focused on listening

06-11-2019
Pastoral teams from across the diocese responded to Archbishop Christian Lépine’s invitation and gathered Oct. 16 and 24 for a full day of listening and reflection. The two meetings concluded the dialogue process launched Oct. 8 for the English-sector parishes. *(see link below). About 200 participants from 72 parishes were in attendance at the two meetings.

Montreal

Our home is also their home

06-11-2019
A conference addressing the Church’s presence in aboriginal communities, hosted exchanges, and featured two speakers who openly shared their experiences: Jacques Laliberté, O.M.I., and Rose-Anne Gosselin touched the hearts at the conference Mission chez nous with their testimonies, leaving participants captivated and inspired to meet any challenges that lie ahead.

International

Are the poor suffering a loss of all hope ?

05-11-2019
Many would be inclined to reply “yes”, considering the electoral campaign promises, term after term, and the insufficient income of thousands of people in the Montreal metropolitan area that fail to cover their basic needs.

Montreal

PLACE EMMETT-JOHNS TO HONOUR “POPS,” FOUNDER OF DANS LA RUE

04-11-2019
Located north of Papineau metro, Place Emmett-Johns was inaugurated Oct. 30, as a tribute to “Pops,” founder of Dans la rue, an organization that responds to the needs of homeless youth and youth at risk.