Pope Francis, in his continuing catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, recalls St Paul’s journey to Corinth and his encounter with a devout married couple, Aquila and Priscilla, describing them as an example of Christian hospitality.
The Faith Enrichment Conference is a biannual event that serves the English-speaking Catholic community of Montreal. This conference is generously supported by Pillars Trust Fund, and this year, funding was also provided by the North American Forum on the Catechumenate. Traditionally, the Faith Enrichment Conference is an opportunity for parish catechetical leaders and catechists to come together. This year’s event, held Oct. 18-19, was open, for the first time, to all parish teams and families as well.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), through the Commission for Justice and Peace, and in consultation with Aid to the Church in Need Canada, released a statement Nov. 4 entitled In His Name: Statement on the Persecution of Christians.
Up to a hundred people were in attendance Oct. 19 at a Mass of Thanksgiving for benefactors of the Catholic Church of Montreal, celebrated by Archbishop Christian Lépine.
They came from all over, and from every background, like one big, happy family, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Maison du Père at Queen Mary of the World Cathedral on Oct. 27. A Mass marked this great event, and fifty years of devotion and work “to offer a way out from the streets”…