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A Big Thank You - Letter from Mgr Christian Lépine

31-12-2021
Archbishop Christian Lépine sends a letter of thanks to all those who participated in Christmas celebrations during this time of pandemic.

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“IT’S CHRISTMAS!”

24-12-2021
Here is the Christmas pastoral letter written by the Archbishop of Montreal, the Most Reverend Christian Lépine.

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The door of the manger is always open

20-12-2021
Here is the message delivered by the Archbishop of Montreal, Most Reverend Christian Lépine, on Sunday morning at the 9:30 a.m. Mass.

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Archdiocese of Montreal publishes second Ombudsman’s Report

15-12-2021
The Archdiocese of Montreal today released the second quarterly report compiled by Ombudsman Me. Marie Christine Kirouack, Ad. E. The Report is cumulative, presenting data from May 5 to November 30, 2021.

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Schedule of Christmas Masses at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral

15-12-2021
Following is the definitive schedule of Christmas Masses to be celebrated December 24 and 25 at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

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CNEWA Canada partners with Salt + Light Media to host second edition of WITNESSES OF HOPE: A CNEWA CHRISTMAS TV SPECIAL FOR MIDDLE EAST CHRISTIANS

14-12-2021
Themed “The Greatest of Gifts”, the 60 min. year-end special premieres Thursday, December 16, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Salt + Light TV and CNEWA Canada Facebook.

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Being a Woman and a Christian – A Double Sentence!

13-12-2021
Following its launch in the UK on November 24th, the report Hear Her Cries is now available in Canada, in English and French. This latest Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) book reveals the tragic extent of a phenomenon that is still not generally known: the double persecution of Christian women in Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, Mozambique and Pakistan.

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Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome

07-12-2021
After careful assessment of the uncertainty and potential health risks surrounding international travel amid the recent spread of the Omicron variant, the Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami have jointly decided to reschedule a delegation to the Vatican in December 2021 to the earliest opportunity in 2022.

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Appointment of Mr. Jean-Michel Grondin to the post of Organist at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral

06-12-2021
After a rigorous selection process following the example of the great European competitions, the Archbishop of Montreal is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jean-Michel Grondin to the post of resident organist at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral. Mr. Grondin commenced his duties August 28, 2021.

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Horizons of Hope: A Toolkit for Catholic Parishes on Palliative Care

06-12-2021
Earlier this month, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Palliative Care launched its much-anticipated toolkit for parishes. The free-of-cost resource is entitled Horizons of Hope: A Toolkit for Catholic Parishes on Palliative Care.

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Life and Family Suggestions for Homilies and Prayers of the Faithful During December 2021

06-12-2021
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) continues to post possible homily ideas and prayers of the faithful to help link the Sunday liturgy with the national pastoral initiative for life and family.

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Christmas Celebrations 2021

01-12-2021
With Christmas fast approaching, Montreal’s 192 Catholic parishes and missions are preparing to welcome people to church in great numbers for the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations.