June 10, 2021
Extraordinary faculties for the sacrament of baptism, confirmation and the profession of faith for children and adults.
May 5, 2021
The Archdiocese of Montreal embraces a “victim-centred” approach with the establishment of an Ombudsman and a revamped complaints process.
March 26, 2021
Schedule for Holy Week Celebrations with Archbishop Christian Lépine
March 12, 2021
Statement of the Archbishop of Montreal, Most Reverend Christian Lépine - In support of vaccination
March 8, 2021
The Archdiocese of Montreal actively supporting the Commemoration of victims of COVID-19: Thursday, March 11, 2021
February 15, 2021
Archdiocese of Montreal enters new stage in its pursuit of Truth, Transparency and Transformation
January 13, 2021
Good news for humankind: Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Arms
Archdiocese of Montreal releases independent report on complaints against former priest Brian Boucher
Independent report complaints against former priest Brian Boucher
(Published by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal without waiver of privileges or immunities and with a full reservation of intellectual property and other rights.)
Two diocesan events at the Feast of Christ the King
Funeral for Fr. John Walsh Nov. 16
Passing of Father John Emmett Walsh
The Catholic Church of Montreal launches its new digital campaign "On a Mission”
Statement from the Archbishop: Attack at Notre-Dame de l’Assomption Basilica in Nice
Five deacons soon to be ordained
We are pleased to announce the diaconal ordination of...
The Community Chaplaincy of Montreal is 25 years old!
25 years ago today, our organization, which was intended to be an extension of Prison Chaplaincy in the community, was officially born. Community Chaplaincy is recognized by the Correctional Service of Canada, with whom we work.
Requiem Mass for the victims of Covid-19 - November 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Queen of the World
On Monday, November 2, Archbishop Christian Lépine will preside at a Mass in memory of those who have passed away during the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly for those in our area.
External Review by Honourable Pepita G. Capriolo - Laicization of Brian Boucher
The Honourable Pepita G. Capriolo has concluded her diocesan-commissioned review of how complaints about former priest Brian Boucher were processed, focusing specifically on “who knew what, when” regarding instances of sexual and other forms of abuse.
Appointment of Montreal Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Dowd as Bishop of the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie
Letter of Bishop Thomas Dowd to the Faithful of the Diocese of Montreal
Pope Francis has appointed Montreal Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Dowd as Bishop of the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie, the Vatican announced today.
Departure of Father Alain Mongeau as Episcopal Vicar for francophone deaneries, eastern sector
The Archdiocese of Montreal has announced that, as of January 2021, Father Alain Mongeau will cease to serve as the episcopal vicar for the francophone deaneries of the eastern sector; episcopal vicars report directly to the Archbishop.
An update of the mass schedule at Mary Queen of The World Cathedral in Montreal
Following the announcement earlier this week regarding the celebration of Mass in English at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, we now present the full schedule of masses (in both languages) beginning Sunday, October 4.
Daily Mass in English begins October 4 from Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal and Salt + Light Media are pleased to announce that as of Sunday, October 4, Mary Queen of the World Cathedral will host Sunday Mass in English, to be aired LIVE at 8 a.m., and Daily Mass in English from Monday to Saturday, also to be aired LIVE at 8:30 a.m. on Salt + Light TV.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal releases new eBook: A compilation of Archbishop Lépine’s messages during the pandemic “confinement”
The Communications Department of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal has released a free 300-page bilingual (French/English) publication entitled “Spiritual accompaniment when facing a pandemic.”.
They each have a name: Remembering Montreal’s Unclaimed Dead at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral Wednesday, September 16, at 2 p.m.
Archbishop Christian Lépine will celebrate a Mass to remember the unclaimed dead. The annual celebration will take place September 16, 2020, 2 p.m. at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, with Fr. Claude Paradis.
Two upcoming priestly ordinations: Pascal Cyr and Francis Bégin
On August 28 at 7:30 p.m., Pascal Cyr, deacon, will be ordained to the priesthood in Montreal's Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.
The Grand Séminaire de Montréal is Relocating
The Grand Séminaire de Montréal is relocating its facilities to the former convent of the Sœurs des Saints Noms de Jésus et de Marie, located at 6895 rue Boyer, in the Montreal Borough of Rosemont – La Petite-Patrie.
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral reopens its doors, holds feast day celebration for St. John the Baptist, patron saint of French Canadians
Here is the Mass schedule at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, as well as details on the diocesan St. John The Baptist feast day mass.
Gradual reopening of churches: The Catholic Church in Montreal looks confidently toward the future
Archbishop Christian Lépine of Montreal would like to thank both the pastoral team members and volunteers of the Catholic Church in Montreal for giving their best these past few months without counting the cost, as well as the government leaders and public-health officials for recognizing that care of the soul is as essential for every human person as is care of the body.
Mass to celebrate the dignity of human life - May 14, 2020
Archbishop Christian Lépine of Montreal will preside overa special Mass on Thursday, May 14, 8 a.m.,to celebratethe dignityoflife, the family, the most vulnerable among us,their loved ones and their caregivers.
A special Mass In time of pandemic - Wednesday, April 22
Following the recent decree from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Archbishop Christian Lépine will preside at a special Mass tomorrow, entitled “In Time of Pandemic”...
Catholic Church of Montreal issues a Holy Week message of Hope
Keenly aware that during this time of physical distancing and self-isolation, many might be feeling disconnected and on edge, the Catholic Church of Montreal has decided to send a message of solidarity and Christian hope to an anxious and fatigued province...
Special mass for youth: Palm Sunday April 4 via YouTube
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 haveasked 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.
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 haveasked 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...
Press release from AECQ : measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19
The Premier of Quebec announced today several preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Meeting in plenary assembly, the Catholic bishops of Quebec want to contribute to this common public-health effort and to act in solidarity with the civil authorities.