Monthly Archives: December 2015

Christmas 2015

Grace upon grace In the season of his coming A Blessed Christmas to all Grâces et bénédictions, en ce temps de sa venue, bénédictions de Noël à tous. John van den Hengel scj     Advertisements

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Council meets in Montréal

(La version française suivra) The new council met in Montréal on December 14. The location was chosen because the council needed to be updated on the finances and investments of the Region. We began the meeting by appointing Maurice Légaré … Continue reading

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Former SCJ student named bishop

Le Vatican a annoncé ce matin que Claude Hamelin a été nommé évêque auxiliaire à Saint-Jean Longueuil. Claude est un ancien étudiant de l’ex-province canadienne-française, au début des années ’70, à Montréal. Ordonné prêtre en 1977 au diocèse de Saint-Jean, … Continue reading

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Regional Treasurer named

At the meeting of the Regional Council of December 15 in Montreal, Rev. Maurice Légaré scj was appointed as the Regional Treasurer for the duration of the current term of the Regional Superior. The consultation process showed the appreciation of … Continue reading

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Fr. Giovani Pontes to come to Canada

We have received the announcement from Fr. Ronilton Souza de Aranjo of BSP that on November 17, their provincial council approved the appointment of Fr. Giovani Pontes to collaborate in the “pastoral and missionary work of the international community of … Continue reading

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Year of Mercy

On the feast of the Immaculate Conception Pope Francis will declare open a year of God’s mercy. It is his way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the closing of Vatican II – a wonderful way of creating a symbol … Continue reading

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