CNEWA launches relief campaign for Ethiopia - Countless stories of heartbreak and turmoil spur agency to take action
Ottawa — CNEWA is initiating a relief campaign to rush humanitarian aid to Ethiopia’s increasingly vulnerable population.
As its detailed program was launched on June 23, the Papal visit team unveiled the official logo of the Papal visit to Canada. The logo, which illustrates the Walking Together theme, is the work of an incredibly talented Indigenous artist, Shaun Vincent.
The Grand Séminaire de Montréal is pleased to announce the diaconal ordination of Réjean Thibodeau. Vicar General Alain Faubert of Montreal will preside at the ceremony, in which family members, friends and parishioners are invited to take part.
It is normal for all of us to become weary and discouraged sometimes, feeling we are at the end of our tether and certain that we have nothing left to give. That is what I experienced in France at the time of the beatification of Pauline Jaricot.
The 10th World Meeting of Families concludes in Rome with the celebration of the Holy Mass presided by Cardinal Kevin Farrell in the presence of Pope Francis. During the homily, the Pope notes that “the family is the first place where we learn to love.”
Canada’s Catholic Bishops welcome today’s announcement from the Holy See providing further details of the itinerary of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Canada, July 24 – 29, 2022. This will be the fourth papal visit to Canada and the first since Saint John Paul II’s journey in 2002.
On the 24th of June we will celebrate St. John the Baptist, patron saint of the Province of Quebec. In both the religious and civil calendars, this holiday has for more than 150 years been bringing together great and small, and this year, once again, the Diocese of Montreal will launch the festivities with our traditional Mass for St. John the Baptist at the Church named for him in Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal.
Save the Date! On Wednesday, November 16th, the Canadian office of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) will hold its eighth consecutive Red Wednesday, an event of solidarity that serves as a reminder that the persecution of Christians is an ongoing phenomenon. “Just like last year, I am sending a special message to all Catholics in Canada: light up a building or monument in your area in red for the occasion,” Marie-Claude Lalonde, National Director of ACN Canada requests.
In 2021, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) raised a record amount for persecuted and suffering Christians
One in three dioceses and one in eight priests in the world have benefitted from ACN assistance.
In the fall of 2021, Pope Francis invited all the dioceses in the world to undertake a journey of discernment and reflection on “synodality,” which is the Church “walking together.” All the baptized from all the local churches were invited to participate.
The Grand Séminaire de Montréal is pleased to announce the diaconal ordination of Charbel Daw. Vicar General Alain Faubert of Montreal will preside at the ceremony, in which family members, friends and parishioners are invited to take part.