Weekly Church Bulletins
Weekly E-newsletter links
- July 2, 2020
- Friday, July 3: The church will be open for personal prayer and Eucharistic adoration from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, with our priests available for confessions.
- Saturday, July 4: The church will be closed.
- Sunday, July 5: Church closed. Mass will be livestreamed at 11:00.
- Beginning Monday, July 6: Weekday Mass resumes Monday to Friday @ 8:30 a.m.
- Saturday, July 11: Sunday Mass resumes at 4:30 p.m.
- Sunday, July 12: Sunday Mass resumes at 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. (also livestreamed for now for those unable or unwilling to attend in person).
- Everyone will be excited to see their friends after so long, but for health reasons, please avoid socializing for the time being.
- Singing is discouraged to reduce the risk of infecting others.
- Masks are obligatory: please bring your own if you have one. If not, we will provide one.
- Confessions will be heard in the parish hall. The line forms in the Narthex.
- Trained volunteers will be on site to assist you in every circumstance.
- June 26, 2020
- Update on church opening: The preparations are going well. The professional cleaning and decontamination will conclude on Monday. We are still waiting to receive certain materials related to health and safety. Very few churches have actually opened. Like us, everyone is concerned to do it well and do it right. We will keep you informed at every stage. In the meantime, find us Sunday morning at 11:00 at www.becket.ca.
- Carlo Acutis, a computer geek from Milan, died in 2006 at age 15. He will be beatified on October 10 in Assisi. Read this very moving account of his life.
- Read the latest Grapevine newsletter and other diocesan news and information
- June 18, 2020
- Happy Father's Day to all fathers. Our gift to you is two very moving, although very different, videos. Don't hesitate to forward them to any dads who may not receive this email:
- For women only: Online conference this weekend
- One-time only event: Actor Gerald Butler in a short film about one of my favourite charities, Mary's Meals
- Read the latest diocesan news and information
- June 11, 2020
- A PowerPoint describing the outrageous expansion of euthanasia being proposed by Ottawa and how you can make a difference. Remember: these laws will affect your loved ones and also you someday.
- It’s Corpus Christi weekend, and there are some great online events happening, mostly free:
- “Eucharistic Conference,” with Matt Fradd, Fr. Larry Richards, and many others
- “Real Presence: The Eucharist in Scripture and the Early Church”, with Scott Hahn and others
- And a reminder about the virtual conference for couples, with great speakers: Joyful Ever After: The Catholic Marriage Summit
- June 4, 2020
- A letter from Archbishop Lépine concerning the diocesan annual collection which we were not able to carry out this year in church, but you can still contribute here. Now more than ever we need to support the work of the diocese as they work with the government and with the parishes to keep our church life alive.
- 12 Things to Know and Share about the Trinity
- It’s about time! A free online conference just for couples, by some amazing high-profile couples. Joyful Ever After: The Catholic Marriage Summit, next weekend. Register here.
- Read the latest diocesan news and information, including a clip of Pope Francis praying for George Floyd denouncing racism
- May 29, 2020
- Here is my video message recorded today.
- A beautiful letter from Archbishop Lépine "In solidarity with those who mourn", with an invitation to join in prayer for the recently deceased, and how you can submit your prayer requests.
- A message by Archbishop Lépine published in today’s Montreal Gazette and other Montreal newspapers.
- This seems to be Archbishop Lépine’s day:
Here’s the news you have all been waiting for! The church will open, but in phases. Please read this carefully and pass on the information to those in your circle who may be interested:
Here's a handout with helpful information for your return to church. In addition, please note
From the Archdiocese of Montreal: “Pending a significant expansion of “deconfinement” (i.e. most places of worship being open, without a limit on participants), the Archbishop relieves the faithful of his diocese of any obligation to be physically present for Sunday Mass on church premises, until further notice.”
We can’t wait to see you!