Recent News and Events - January 2017
A Statement Regarding the Attack Against the Islamic Community of Quebec from The Most Rev. Douglas Crosby
Bishop Crosby addresses the attack carried out against the Centre culturel islamique de Québec on Sunday evening. As persons of faith, we pray earnestly for the souls of the victims and that consolation and peace be bestowed upon those who suffer their loss.
Tomorrow afternoon the Chancery Office is hosting the 3rd workshop in a six-part course called Embracing the Wisdom of Monks and Mystics. This course is facilitated by Sister Mary Heather MacKinnon SSND.D. Min, who has been guiding the group through the book Illuminating the Way.
On January 15th we recognized migrants and refugees in many places around the world. This day known as World Day of Migrants and Refugees, was instituted by Saint Pius X in 1914.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be celebrated around the world January 18 to 25, 2017, on the theme Reconciliation – The Love of Christ Compels Us (2 Corinthians 5:14-20).
Please join Bishop Crosby in celebrating our upcoming Multicultural Mass on January 15, 2017.
On February 26th, the diocese will receive the third volume to arrive - Volume 7: Letters and Revelation.
We regret to inform you that Reverend Garfield (Gary) Palangio, C.R., died on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Please pray that he may rest in the peace of Christ and that his family and Religious Community may be consoled in their faith in Christ.