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Recalling our “giant” roots

(2017-07-05) There has been much talk over the past months about the celebration of the 375th anniversary of the founding of the City of Montreal. Here is a reflection by Father Raymond Lafontaine, E.V.

New Bishop appointed for Saint-Hyacinthe

(2017-06-30) His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend François Lapierre, P.M.É., as Bishop of the Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe, and has appointed as his successor Father Christian Rodembourg, M.S.A.

Reinforcements to support the parish communities

(2017-06-28) To better enter together into a new evangelization, our Archbishop, The Most Reverend Christian Lépine, is announcing a significant reorganization of the deaneries for September 2017.

50 years of service: “no regrets”

(2017-06-27) Fr. Joseph Patrick Sullivan, a proud native son of St. Anthony’s, has been a forthright minister of mercy during his 50 years of priesthood.

Confirmands “catch the Spirit” at cathedral

(2017-06-26) This year, about 600 youngsters and their families made their way downtown to participate in one of three scheduled gatherings at the cathedral, organized to help those preparing for confirmation to "catch the Spirit" at work in the diocesan Church.

Diocesan Policy for Responsible Pastoral Ministry

(2017-06-21) One year after the decree announcing the establishment of a diocesan policy for Responsible Pastoral Ministry aimed at ensuring a safe environment for all, the Archdiocese of Montreal has published a diocesan guide.

Corpus Christi 2017: a great success once again!

(2017-06-20) On June 15, 2017, about 3 000 people celebrated Corpus Christi in the streets of Montreal. Recap of popular celebration among the faithful.

Synod 2018: We need you!

(2017-06-19) Have you heard of the upcoming 2018 Synod announced this year by Pope Francis on January 13th, and of which the theme is ‘’Young people, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment’’?

Procession and Mass for Saint John the Baptist

(2017-06-16) On this 375th anniversary of Montreal's founding, a religious procession in honour of Saint John the Baptism will make its comeback after more than 49 years ! Do not miss this special event, on June 24, starting at 9 a.m.

New vocation for Saint-Victor Church

(2017-06-15) Closed since 2015, Saint-Victor Church will host a project for seniors facing homelessness, an initiative of le PAS de la rue.

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Activities Calendar


2017-06-03 - 2017-09-04

Ville-Marie, World of Women
Starting June 3, a 30-minute guided tour will let visitors to the Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum discover (or rediscover) a unique archaeological site, where they can admire the remains of Montreal’s first stone chapel, along with some very early traces left here by Indigenous people.

2017-07-01 - 2017-08-20

Grand Organ Festival of Montreal
“International panorama” held Sundays at 7 p.m. from July 1 - August 20 (116 Notre-Dame St. West, Old Montreal). Saturday, July 1st (exceptionally at 8 p.m.) features Pierre Grandmaison (titular organist) and a tribute to French music.

2017-07-12 - 2017-09-22

Take a Seat at the Organ – The Great Composers and the Cinema
Come and enjoy beautiful pieces by great composers and well-known cinematic theme songs from the second balcony, performed by our organist Pierre Grandmaison. Concerts held Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 2:30 p.m. from July 12 - September 22 (116 Notre-Dame St. West, Old Montreal).

2017-08-02 - 2017-09-20

Sunshine and Music at the Oratory
Free musical performances will be offered in the evening on the Mezzanine Terrace of the Oratory, from where you can admire the most beautiful sunsets over the city on wednesday evenings.

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