A message to canadians from religious leaders in Canada
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, religious leaders and organizations from across Canada prepared a message entitled “Hope, Gratitude and Solidarity: A Message to Canadians from Religious Leaders in Canada in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
VIVA World Youth Day Montreal 2020 offered online LIVE
Plans for WYD Montreal 2020 are not foregone. This year, with the help of technology, you can follow the April 4 celebration online LIVE!
Pope’s special Urbi et Orbi blessing: ‘God turns everything to our good’
Pope Francis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on Friday to pray for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. In his meditation, the Pope reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” Full text included.
COVID-19: Crescendo of the Bells
Archbishop Christian Lépine of Montreal and Auxiliary Bishop Marc Pelchat of Québec wish to send a message of hope to as many people as possible during the fight against this pandemic and have asked Catholic churches in their dioceses to ring their bells for 10 minutes, starting at 12 noon, beginning Sunday, March 29 through every Sunday until Easter.
Archbishop Lépine issues fourth pastoral letter amid COVID-19 pandemic: “Time to awaken the soul”
Here is Archbishop Lépine's fourth pastoral letter.
Joint declaration issued by leaders and representatives of religious communities present in Quebec
“As the leaders and representatives of religious communities in Quebec, we affirm that faith is a fundamental aspect of our lives. ”
Prayers of Spiritual Communion
Here is an article explaining ways to remain in spiritual communion with others and Christ when we are restricted from receiving sacramental Communion.
Coronavirus restrictions call for creative pastoral approaches (Live Lent differently in 2020)
For now, Mass is on hold. If the news has created a shock wave across Quebec in recent days, the reasons cited amply justify the means. Indeed, everyone, and all the more the Church, wants to serve as a guardian for the weakest and most vulnerable in the face of COVID-19, and to participate, as citizens and Christians, in a collective effort.
Pope Francis prays for families facing financial problems
During Mass on Monday morning at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis prayed for families facing financial difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic, and says prayer requires faith, perseverance and courage.
Archbishop Christian Lépine's Pastoral Letter: Jesus is knocking at the door of our heart
We invite you to take notice of the new pastoral letter from our archbishop, Mgr Christian Lépine and an updated Memorandum containing "Diocesan Directives" to date.
Testimony of Colette Bourdages, the person in charge of The Adventure of the Gospel for the parish Sainte-Maria-Goretti
Responsible for the Gospel Adventure for Sainte-Maria-Goretti Parish, Colette Bourdages takes care of her members while respecting her health condition. A fine example of apostolic zeal.
COVID-19: An opportunity to build the domestic Church
Why not turn this unsettled situation into an opportunity to strengthen our families’ relationship with Jesus?