Grand Séminaire de l’Archidiocèse de Montréal and the Fondation du Grand Séminaire de Montréal unveil their new identities
On Oct 5, with the Archbishop of Montreal and figures from the business and religious communities present, in addition to seminarians, students, professors and friends, the Grand Séminaire de l'Archidiocèse de Montréal (GSAM) and the Fondation du Grand Séminaire de Montréal unveiled their new looks.
A full hundred people were in attendance at the Cathedral for the blessing of the new statue of St. Kateri Tekakwitha on Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, while others chose to participate via the diocesan YouTube channel. The statue is now on view for public veneration at the left side of the nave beside the statue of St. Anne.
Pope Francis celebrated Mass at St Peter’s Basilica for the solemn opening of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place in three stages over the next two years.
As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease across the country and churches gradually welcome parishioners back in person, the Sunday liturgy offers nourishment for prayer and reflection during the whole week – whether we are meditating on the readings, praying together with our families or participating at Mass within our faith communities.
Here is the new pastoral letter from the Archbishop of Montreal, Christian Lépine.