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Entering into the experience of the diocesan synod with the Holy Spirit!

28-10-2021
On October 17, a Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit was celebrated at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral to mark the beginning of the diocesan synodal experience as decreed by Pope Francis.

Pope Francis

Canadian Bishops to Welcome Pope Francis to Canada on Historic Pilgrimage of Healing and Reconciliation

27-10-2021
The Catholic Bishops of Canada are grateful that Pope Francis has accepted their invitation to visit Canada on a pilgrimage of healing and reconciliation.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis: Love alone attracts and changes the human heart

26-10-2021
At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis reflects on the fruits of the Holy Spirit.

Montreal

The Montreal Diaconate Celebrates Forty Years of History

26-10-2021
On October 8, the Diocese of Montreal celebrated 40 years of diaconal history. A Mass was celebrated on the occasion by Archbishop Christian Lépine at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral. Three of the diocese’s original deacons attended the celebration, including 98-year-old François Poirier.

Montreal

Communion, Participation, Mission

20-10-2021
Last Sunday, Pope Francis presided over a Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica to inaugurate a Synod of the Universal Church, which will take place over the next two years on the themes of Communion, Participation, and Mission.

Montreal

Thanksgiving Mass for the benefactors of the Catholic Church in Montreal

20-10-2021
Saturday morning, October 17, the Catholic Church of Montreal celebrated our fourth annual Mass of thanksgiving in honour of our benefactors, presided by Archbishop Christian Lépine.

Montreal

Transforming Catechesis

19-10-2021
Are you a Parish Catechetical leader or catechist? Are you part of a Baptismal team? Do you work with adults in RCIA? Are you a priest, deacon or consecrated person? Are you a parent, grandparent or godparent? Are you a member of a worshipping community?

Montreal

Grand Séminaire de l’Archidiocèse de Montréal and the Fondation du Grand Séminaire de Montréal unveil their new identities

13-10-2021
On Oct 5, with the Archbishop of Montreal and figures from the business and religious communities present, in addition to seminarians, students, professors and friends, the Grand Séminaire de l'Archidiocèse de Montréal (GSAM) and the Fondation du Grand Séminaire de Montréal unveiled their new looks.

Montreal

On the Path to Reconciliation: St. Kateri Tekakwitha

13-10-2021
A full hundred people were in attendance at the Cathedral for the blessing of the new statue of St. Kateri Tekakwitha on Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, while others chose to participate via the diocesan YouTube channel. The statue is now on view for public veneration at the left side of the nave beside the statue of St. Anne.

Pope Francis

Pope: Celebrating Synod means walking together on the same road

12-10-2021
Pope Francis celebrated Mass at St Peter’s Basilica for the solemn opening of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place in three stages over the next two years.

General

Life and Family Suggestions for Homilies and Prayers of the Faithful for October 2021

12-10-2021
As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease across the country and churches gradually welcome parishioners back in person, the Sunday liturgy offers nourishment for prayer and reflection during the whole week – whether we are meditating on the readings, praying together with our families or participating at Mass within our faith communities.

Montreal

Synod on Synodality: Diocesan launch

06-10-2021
Here is the new pastoral letter from the Archbishop of Montreal, Christian Lépine.