Posts from October 2017

Posts from October 2017

PILLARS TRUST FUND

PILLARS TRUST FUND is launching their fundraising campaign. The Pillars Trust Fund was founded in 1972 to serve the English Speaking Catholic community of Montreal, and over the years millions of dollars have been distributed to organizations that build up our community. Last year it distributed nearly $200,000 that has paid for seminarian’s training, funded church…

‘LAUDATO SI’ REFLECTION DAY

An invitation to parishes in the West End Montreal: reflect on what you have experienced this past year through the lens of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si: Care for our Common Home. Every now and again it helps to pause from our busy lives and church ministries, to reflect and enter into dialogue about our common home and the fragility of this planet earth.  Pope…

CATHOLIC ACTION MONTREAL – UPDATE

Catholic Action is currently assisting with a Montreal diocesan project for refugees and asylum seekers. This project assists single women, mothers and children, and there is a desperate need for single mattresses and bed frames. The facility (the presbytery of Notre Dame des Victoires Church) will soon serve 45 seekers and at the moment only 5 mattresses are…

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND

There is a get-away weekend planned for married couples, to enrich the vocational sacraments of Marriage, a ‘spiritual spa’ – to be held at the Hotel & Spa Mont Gabriel, situated at 1699 chemin du Mont-Gabriel, Sainte-Adèle, starting Friday evening, October 27 through Sunday, October 29. For more info. please contact Mary & Len at 514-809-7556 or Ivana &…

COME & SEE

A Vocation Discernment Evening for the Diocesan Priesthood For men 18 to 54 years old, who are discerning a call to the priesthood, the Diocesan Vocations Office is offering an informal get-together on Friday October 20, 2017 from 6 to 9 pm at Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish (71 Roosevelt Ave. in Mont-Royal). For information, please contact the diocesan vocations…

WE WELCOME THE CHANT CHOIR (Schola Cantorum)

WE WELCOME THE CHANT CHOIR (Schola Cantorum) to this Saturday’s 4:30 Mass (Oct. 14).  The Entrance, Offertory and Communion Antiphons sung at this Mass are from the Roman Gradual, which is the Church’s official resource for music at Mass.  The English translation of the Introit (Entrance) Antiphon’s Latin text may be found on page 517 of…

ST. IGNATIUS FAITH SHARING

Our Faith Sharing group has begun for the 2017-2018 season.  We meet every second Monday, in the Wardens’ room 10 am – 11:30am. There are two sessions:  October 2nd to December 11th, and January 8th to April 23rd. Our reflections will be based on the book “That You Might Have Life” by David Haas. A fee of $25 is requested for the book and printed…