The Church of Montreal Supports Persecuted Christians
Only a few hours after having presided at the funeral of René Angélil, Most Reverend Christian Lépine presided at a Mass for persecuted Christians in the Middle-Eastfor the second time in as many years.
Volunteers Killed in Burkina Faso Had Strong Ties to Nuns
(Présence/CNS) Canada's Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help were shaken in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Jan. 15 in which 29 people were killed, including six humanitarian workers from Quebec.
Upcoming Activities for Priestly Vocations
L’Œuvre des Vocations du diocèse de Montréal is proud to share with you news on all its recent projects.
Closing Mass for the Year of Consecrated Life
On January 30, 2016,10am, at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, Most Reverend Christian Lépine will celebrate Mass on the occasion of the closing of the Year of Consecrated Life, which ends on February 2, 2016.
The White Cross: the Face of Mercy
The White Cross at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral is truly something special to see. Imposing, moving, and of rare beauty, it invites visitors to contemplate and meditate.
René Angélil's Funeral at Notre-Dame Basilica
Most Reverend Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal, will preside at the state funeral of René Angélil on Friday, January 22 at 3 pm.
Former Colombian journalist, now deacon in Canada
(Presence info) A well-known personality in Colombia, he fled to Canada to stay alive. Uprooted, new to the French language, he lived in precariousness in Quebec City, drawing strength to live from his family and his faith.
Persecuted Christians in the Middle East
In a message to the diocesan faithful, the Archbishop of Montreal invites everyone to come and pray for the persecuted Christians of the Middle East.
New book by Pope Francis
(Vatican Radio) "The Name of God is Mercy" is the title of a new book set to be released in 86 countries on Tuesday (Jan. 12), in which Pope Francis reveals his vision of God's mercy in a series of interviews with Vatican reporter Andrea Tornielli.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will begin in a few days, January 18-25, 2016, on the theme: Called to proclaim the mighty acts of God (1 Peter 2:9).
Pope Francis' 2015: Family, ecology, but mostly mercy
(CNS) At the Vatican and on five continents in 2015, Pope Francis continued to encourage and demonstrate a style of evangelization that emphasizes walking with people, listening to them and showing them God's mercy.
Rise Up 2015
(VMO) Archbishop Christian Lepine welcomed more than 700 university students from across Canada to Rise Up 2015, a Catholic Christian Outreach conference which was held last week at the Queen Elizabeth hotel.