In this cold season, those who are homeless are particularly vulnerable, above all in the context of the pandemic, with health regulations severely limiting the capacity of shelters. The Notre-Dame-des-Neiges parish social pastoral team, along with other community organizations in the neighbourhood, has had both hands in the ‘‘sludge’’ since it opened the Côte-des-Neiges Warming Centre in December.
Letter of support and announcements for World Day of the Sick and for the month of February 2021.
Throughout the fluctuations of this pandemic, it is vital to take the time to strengthen the love that unites couples and families. This is why the Diocesan Centre for Marriage, Life and Family invites you to nurture the Flame (with a capital F) that has brought you together or to thank God for a couple dear to you on Sunday, February 14th, for World Marriage Day!
The Holy Father will mark International Day of Human Fraternity in a virtual meeting on February 4, the date set by the United Nations General Assembly for this new annual event. He will be joined by the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad Al-Tayyeb. The event will be hosted in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.
Pope Francis has decided to institute a Church-wide celebration of a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Starting this year, it will be held on the fourth Sunday of July, close to the liturgical memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus.