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Pope to lead Rosary for peace in Ukraine & end to wars worldwide

31-05-2022
Pope Francis invites Christians to join him in praying the Rosary for peace on Tuesday, 31 May, and to seek to listen well to one another, as the Church marks World Communications Day.

Pope Francis

Pope announces 21 new Cardinals from around the world

31-05-2022
Pope Francis announces that he will create 21 new Cardinals at a Consistory on Saturday, 27 August. They represent the Church worldwide, and reflect a wide variety of cultures, contexts and pastoral ministries.

Montreal

Target raised, then exceeded again

24-05-2022
Ascension parish capital campaign expected to exceed $1.3M

National

CCCB Statement on the occasion of the anniversary of the findings at the Kamloops Residential School

24-05-2022
It is with great sadness that Canada’s Catholic Bishops wish to recognize the one-year anniversary of the shocking reports from the site of the former Kamloops Residential School. These triggered a painful and lasting reminder of the ongoing legacy of suffering caused by Canada’s residential school system.

Montreal

Carlo Acutis visits Montreal

20-05-2022
Full-size in front of us, as we enter the Cathedral, stands Carlo Acutis. It is only cardboard, but with that smiling photograph, his invisible presence is that much more tangible to all of us who are assembled. Carlo Acutis is in heaven, but this Friday evening under the vaulted ceiling of Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, he shares heaven with us.

Montreal

Dans la rue: In the street or wherever you are, “It’s good that you’re alive.”

19-05-2022

The outreach organization Dans la rue proudly unveiled their new renewable natural gas-fuelled van on Wednesday, May 18 at Place Emmett-Johns: see here.

Montreal

The Rite of Admission: One Step at a Time towards the Permanent Diaconate

17-05-2022
May 20 is the day that Fernando Castro, Marcellin Kanga, Diego Saavedra Renaud and Didier Abeto’s diaconal journey will begin with the rite of admission. They have a long road ahead of them, but they will be well provided with support and accompaniment and, of course, they will be attentive to what the Lord expects from them.

International

Beatification of Pauline Jaricot on May 22, 2022 in Lyon

17-05-2022
The Pontifical Mission Societies of Canada rejoice over the beatification of Pauline Jaricot on May 22, 2022 in Lyon

Pope Francis

Catholic Bishops Welcome Announcement of Dates and Hub Cities for Papal Visit to Canada

13-05-2022
Earlier today, the Vatican formally announced that Pope Francis will travel to Canada from July 24-29, 2022. The historic visit, focused on Indigenous healing and reconciliation, will be the fourth papal journey to Canada and the first since Saint John Paul II’s visit in 2002.

International

What are the plans for the 10th World Meeting of Families?

11-05-2022

In preparation for the 10th World Meeting of Families (WMF), the CCCB Standing Committee on Family and Life has produced a short promotional video to help bring to life the WMF theme “Family Love: Vocation and Path to Holiness”.

International

Canonization of Charles de Foucauld and Marie Rivier: Great joy for Montreal!

10-05-2022
On Sunday, May 15, in Rome, the canonizations will be celebrated of Charles de Foucauld, Marie Rivier and seven other blessed persons well known in the Tamil and Italian communities. This is a cause for great joy in Montreal, where their legacy is very much alive!