May 30, 2021

Board of Directors Pillars Trust Fund

The board is now accepting applications from women and men who would like to join our volunteer Board of Directors.

Pillars is a fundraising organization with a 50-year history of promoting its mission to support the English-Speaking Catholic Community of Montreal. If you are interested and have expertise in fundraising, marketing, public relations, previous board experience or other relevant competencies, see below for details on how to apply.

This past year Pillars has helped 15 parishes acquire equipment for live streaming or move forward with parish renewal projects.

We continue to support many Catholic organizations through our dynamic board and have exciting new goals for expanding support to our community.
Please send your c.v. to:
 Carol McCormick, Executive Director 
or mail to: Pillars Trust Fund Inc.
 2005 St. Marc St. Montreal  QC  H3H 9Z9

MAY 23, 2021

Villa Saint Martin: Spring & Summer Retreats

Villa Saint Martin: Spring & Summer Retreats
“Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while” (Mark 6:31)

The Villa Saint Martin invites you to come and rest a while with God during one of their individually accompanied retreats taking place from May to August 2021.

Retreats vary from 3 to 30 days long. Retreats take place in a peaceful and quiet environment respecting all Covid-19 guidelines and help you to deepen your relationship with God For information and registration, please visit
or contact the registrar by:
phone (514-684-2311 ext.227) or

MAY 23, 2021

Family Camp Season: Camp Kinkora

We’re back… and this summer and we’re all about FAMILY 

Leave your pandemic stress behind and spend a week with us! A seven-week Family Camp Season will be offered from July 5 to August 21. 

We are offering families an opportunity to rent a cabin for five nights/six days to enjoy the natural beauty and splendour of Kinkora, while respecting government COVID guidelines. This includes the limit of one family per cabin. Families must bring their own food, however…continental breakfast will be delivered to the cabin each morning (included in the price) Activities will be held in family bubbles. Social-distancing is to be practiced at all times. As government COVID restrictions evolve between now and July, these guidelines are subject to change. 

For information and registration,
please visit
or contact
Tel: 514-543-6683

MAY 31, 2021

Patronal Feast Day

Archbishop Christian Lépine will preside a solemn Mass at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral on Monday, May 31 at 5:00 p.m.

The celebration will be live-streamed on the diocesan YouTube channel  >> View stream 

MAY 30, 2021

English-Speaking Catholic Council

Will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 starting with the Business meeting at 7:00p.m.

Special guests at 7:30 p.m: Senator Joan Fraser & Clifford Lincoln discuss the topic “Canada, Bill 96, & the English-speaking community of Quebec”

Please contact the ESCC by email at: to receive the meeting link.

A copy of the Annual Report and audited financial statements will be sent to registered participants in advance of the meeting.

The diocese has created a spiritual help‑line to offer support during the pandemic: 1‑888‑305‑0994.

Our Archdiocese has also set up a web page designed to provide ongoing relevant information amid current COVID‑19 concerns, including the latest guidelines, related articles and spiritual resources >>>