This year’s feast of Christ the King was a memorable event for the Missionary Sisters of Christ the King (MCR). Bishop Alain Faubert, V.G. celebrated the 90th anniversary of the founding of their community at their Mother House in Laval, Nov. 24. The Honourable Guy Ouellette, Member of the Quebec National Assembly for Chomedey, was also in attendance to thank the sisters for their work.
The Network of Diocesan Officers for the Status of Women, together with the Council on Church and Society of the Québec Assembly of Catholic Bishops (AECQ) published a declaration on violence against women and vulnerable persons.
Archbishop Christian Lépine, member the International board of directors for Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), opened this year’s mass for persecuted Christians with the words: “It is time for courage to affirm one’s faith and not to hide it.” During the service held on Red Wednesday, Nov. 20, he offered ideas to consider on how to help our brethren, both the persecuted, and the persecutors.