JOB POSTING AT NAZARETH HOUSE:
KITCHEN WORKER/ORGANIZER



Are you interested in making a difference? We are looking for a compassionate, committed person who has an understanding of kitchen safety, hygiene, nutrition and cooking ability for approx 20-30. The position requires someone who can prepare a weekly menu, order kitchen supplies, and arrange pick-up of food donations. This is an opportunity to work in community, in a home-like, nurturing environment. Opportunities for educational workshops and additional training available. Starting four days a week with the objective to increase to five.  
Hourly wage: To be discussed
Experience: Must have relevant experience
Education Requirement: Completion of collegial DEC and/or relevant
Start date: Effective immediately
Description of Position: Nazareth Community is looking for kitchen worker who is able to take initiative, work autonomously and with a team. We are looking for someone who can respond appropriately and work with a vulnerable community.  Worker must be able to communicate in French and English. A valid Quebec driver’s license is required
Tasks and responsibilities: Supervise residents and volunteers in the community kitchen area.  Ensure that rules and regulations are adhered to. Weekly menu planning. Innovative and nutritious meal preparation. Maintain a clean and organized kitchen and pantry.

Applications can be submitted by sending an email with a letter of intent and curriculum vitae. Interviews are currently taking place. Only  candidates that are considered will be contacted for an interview. Experience in a mental health environment and interest in sustainable gardening and composting, an asset

Contact person: Sheila Woodhouse at nazareth.maison@gmail.com

Nazareth Community Residences are located in the Shaughnessy Village area for individuals who have struggled with homelessness, mental health issues, addictions and PTSD. We provide assistance and support, offering programs and services that are adaptable to each individual with the focus on empowerment and cooperation.


VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED
 
Catholic Action Montreal is looking for volunteer drivers with a 4B license to drive a small 20-seater bus, assisting seniors by driving them to a daily outing from time to time. With summer approaching the demand for day trips has increased and we need to add to our volunteer pool. If you are interested and would like to obtain your 4B license, Catholic Action will reimburse your expenses once you join our fabulous volunteer group of drivers. Please contact Judy Wong at jwong@catholicaction.ca for more information.
 
 
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST FEAST DAY MASS


All are welcome on Monday, June 24 at Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church (4237 Henri-Julien Ave., Montreal, H2W 1E5) for the diocesan celebration (in French) of the feast of St. John the Baptist, patron saint of French Canadians. Holy Hour will begin at 9 a.m., with the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, during which priests will be available to hear confessions. Solemn Mass begins at 10 a.m. and will conclude with the traditional blessing of the loaves of bread given out each year to all participants at the door (exit Rachel St., near St-Denis St.). 

HIGH TEA FUNDRAISER
AT ST. JOHN BRÉBEUF PARISH

 
Put on your fancy hat, bring a fancy tea cup and cme celebrate Canada Day at our monthly High Tea fundraiser on Sunday, June 30, 2 p.m. (855 Bishop-Power Blvd., LaSalle, H8P 1C8). For only $10, you will be served delicious sandwiches, tea biscuits, dessert and of course, tea! Reservations are a must. Please contact Dawn at 514-366-0131 ext. 223 no later than Wednesday, June 26, to reserve your place.


2019 SUMMER PILGRIMAGE
TO OUR LADY OF THE CAPE SHRINE
Organized by Jesus Light of the World Parish


 

Come visit the third largest Marian Shrine in North America.
Program for the day: Celebration of the Holy Mass at the Shrine, praying the Divine Mercy Rosary at 3 p.m. at the Old Shrine, outdoor Way of the Cross, free time to discover the place or to meditate. 
On the way, we will stop to visit the Sanctuary of Sacré Heart and Padre Pio in Pointe-aux-Trembles.

WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2019. Departure at 7 a.m. sharp by deluxe coach, from Mary Queen of Peace Church parking lot (11075 Gouin Blvd. West, Pierrefonds H8Y 1X6). Return arrival approx. at 7 p.m. 
We advise to bring your own lunch for convenience.

Tickets: $40. Discount for families and children.
 
For ticket information please contact:
Eva: evamac@gmail.com, Loretta: 514-951-8626 or lcykyng@gmail.com
Antoinette: 514-684-8808 or antoinette.kaade@gmail.com



CAMP ERIN AND
CATHOLIC ACTION MONTREAL


 

Catholic Action Montreal is pleased to once again collaborate with this important organization that offers a specialized healing environment for grieving youths, ages 6-17.

Camp Erin® Montreal provides a unique opportunity for peer bonding between children and teens facing a similar life circumstance. Since children experience grief in their own unique way our campers may be at different stages of the bereavement process. Each potential camper is interviewed to help us meet each individual’s needs and ensure appropriateness of this specialized camp.  Camp Erin® is free of charge for all campers.  

Registration deadline is June 30, 2019.   Contact Corrie Sirota, Clinical Director 514-737-6551, ex. 264  CampErin@ymywha.com
 

CAMP ERIN® Montreal dates:
Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11, 2019

LOCATION
Harry Bronfman Y Country Camp (YCC)
130 Chemin du Lac Blanc
Huberdeau, QC J0T 1G0


EXPERIENCE A DYNAMIC SPORTS CAMP
THIS SUMMER AT CAMP CARITAS!

CAMP CARITAS: The camp’s program is designed to attract, challenge and present more positive life values for today’s teenage boys (ages 11 to 17). For more info: www.campcaritas.ca. Contact Holy Family Parish at 514-272-1056 and visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/campcaritas/ 


Camp Caritas is supported by the Pillars Trust Fund.


 


CONSIDER SUMMER AT CAMP KINKORA!


Offers four amazing, fun-filled, faith-based, one-week camping experiences for children, youth and families at beautiful CAMP KINKORA!
General Info: Anna Graham at 514-796-0703 or Cori-Ann Surette at 438-889-0318

DIOCESAN FAMILY CAMP (families)
July 14-20, 2019
Info and Registration: 450-491-5908

DIOCESAN LITURGY CAMP (youth 6 -15yrs)
July 21-27, 2019
Info and Registration: 514-978-0509
www.kinkoradlc.com

YOUTH IN ACTION (youth 7-14yrs)
July 28-Aug. 3, 2019
Info and Registration: 514-514-705-0262
www.youthinactioncamp.com

VISIONS (for teens 14-17yrs)
Aug. 4-10, 2019
Info and Registration:
www.visionscamp.ca

There are still some spaces left. Don't delay... register today! 

 


SUMMER RETREAT AT VILLA SAINT MARTIN: GOD'S VOICE WITHIN
with Fr. Mark Thibodeau, SJ


 


After a decade as novice director for the Society of Jesus in the United States, celebrated author and retreat director Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, S.J., will be coming to the Villa Saint-Martin in Montreal July 26 to 30, 2019 to offer his last retreat before transitioning into full-time parish ministry in New Orleans. 
 
This retreat will offer participants the opportunity to explore their relationship with God by engaging in the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Through silence and prayer, retreatants will share with God the joys and struggles of our lives as we reflect on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Fr. Thibodeaux will present reflections on the spiritual path of Saint Ignatius and will help participants to tell God about their own spiritual paths and to listen within for God’s response.
 
Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, S.J. has published numerous books, including Armchair Mystic, God’s Voice Within, God, I Have Issues and Reimagining the Ignatian Examen. Download the free Loyola Press Examen app based on his last book at https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/reimagining-the-examen/id1065042173?mt=8 (iOS) or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gmail.dtaylor.loyola.DailyExamen&hl=en_CA (Android). 
 
Register early! Space is limited! Don’t miss this last chance to participate in one of Fr. Thibodeaux’s retreats! Prices start at $424 for this five day/four night experience. To register, please contact Julie Lafontaine at the Villa Saint Martin at (514) 684-2311 extension 0 or e-mailing contact@villasaintmartin.org.


 
 
MONTH OF AUGUST DEDICATED TO
ST. BROTHER ANDRÉ,
FOUNDER OF THE ORATORY,
AND PATRON SAINT TO FAMILY CAREGIVERS


 
 
  • Sunday, August 4, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Guided exhibition tour on the life of Brother André.
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2 p.m. - Mass and Anointing of the sick, in the crypt church.
  • Friday, August 9, 7:30 p.m. - Mass in the Basilica followed by candlelight procession. Free entrance to the Oratory museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 18 - Testimonies by Home Caregivers at all masses.
  • Sunday, August 25 - Pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Grégoire, the birthplace of Brother André. Buses will leave the Oratory at 9 a.m.; Eucharistic Celebration in the local parish at 11 a.m. followed by prayers at the monument erected to Brother André in Mont Saint-Grégoire, and a festive meal.
For more information and reservations, please contact Jean-Sébastien Carrier at 514-733-8211 or pelerinage@osj.qc.ca.
 
FIVE-DAY SUMMER RETREAT:
MONTREAL DIRECTED RETREATS

 
 
Consider the opportunity to spend a silent, personally directed summer retreat from August 5-9 at the Cistercian Abbey in Rougemont. Cost is $335, all-inclusive. Limited spaces. For more information, contact Paul Empsall at 514-626-9462 or visit www.montrealretreats.org.

BENEFIT CONCERT THIS FALL
FEATURING SOPRANO NATALIE CHOQUETTE

 

Enjoy a concert of sacred songs organized by the Lieutenancy of Montreal and featuring Natalie Choquette, a soprano like no other. This multi-lingual Quebec artist, who has a career where concerts, shows and international tours follow one another prestissimo, has been adored by more than two million spectators around the world. She will offer us an exclusive show of sacred songs.

An evening not to be missed in an exceptional venue! Join us on Friday, September 27, 2019, 6 p.m. at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral (corner Rene-Lévesque Blvd. West and de la Cathédrale St., Montreal).

VIP/ Platinum concert tickets are available at CAD $150 and regular tickets at CAD $50. Donations are welcome. Cheques payable to "OESSJ - Montreal".

You can order your tickets using the form below or buy them at the Cathedral boutique. Tickets ordered online will be available at the Mary Queen of the World Cathedral the day of the concert. 

Proceeds will go towards helping pay for tuition fees of children from impoverished families in Jordan. 


Through its charitable works, the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem (EOHSJ) financially supports various aid programs in the Holy Land (Jordan, Cyprus, Palestine and Israel). The EOHSJ thus helps to materially and spiritually help local people, and to alleviate the disastrous effects of 70 years of war on people of all origins and denominations.

OUR MISSION

The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem is a secular institution under the protection of the Holy See. Its goal is to strengthen among its members the practice of Christian life, to support and assist the works and institutions of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land, and to maintain the presence of a living church so that the holy places do not become museums.

 

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