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Welcome, Fr. Antonius

Last week Fr. Antonius Suedi Oki Kuncero, SCJ, arrived in Toronto from the Indonesian Province. He will spend a few days in Toronto. He will then head to Montréal to join our community there. He will begin by learning French. … Continue reading

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SCJs in Ukraine

Nine Sacred Heart priests serve six parishes in Ukraine and work in a student dormitory. One of the parishes, the Sacred Heart Parish of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus in Irpień near Kiev, is close to Kiev airport, which … Continue reading

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A new council begins its work

The new regional council began its work by a first presential meeting at our community house in Montréal. The new team consists of Fr. Gustave Lulendo, Maurice Légaré, Greg Murray and Willyans Raposo.  

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Fr. Stephen Huffstetter visits the Region

After a hiatus of two years, Fr. Stephen Huffstetter, the General Vicar, was finally able to visit the communities of the Region. He arrived in Montréal on September 11, Ottawa on September 13 and Toronto on September 15. In the … Continue reading

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Fr. Greg Murray’s new address

Fr. Greg Murray will begin his new ministry on July 3rd, 2021, in the Archdiocese of Gatineau (St. Aloysius Gonzaga, St. Columban, St. Malachy and Our Lady of Victory). He will be residing at St. Aloysius Gonzaga:  300 de l’Abbé-Murray … Continue reading

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Fr. Greg Murray leaves Montréal and returns to Ottawa

La communauté de Montréal s’est réunie dimanche soir, 20 juin, pour un souper d’au-revoir au P. Greg Murray, qui commencera dans les prochaines semaines, un nouveau ministère dans l’Archidiocèse de Gatineau. Pour l’occasion, les PP. Roger Phaneuf et Richard Woodbury … Continue reading

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Richard Woodbury 50ième anniversaire

Aujourd’hui, 16 mai 2021, marque le 50ème anniversaire d’ordination du P. Richard Woodbury. La communauté de Montréal a célébré cet événement en invitant le Père Richard à présider l’Eucharistie du vendredi 14 mai à la résidence du boulevard Gouin. Originaire … Continue reading

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Paulin Makiala completes his studies

On Sunday the Ottawa community celebrated the completion of the program of studies of Fr. Paulin Makiala. Fr. Paulin presided at the Eucharist with its zoom extension to the Dehon Sunday Community. In his homily Fr. John van den Hengel … Continue reading

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Closed borders open educational opportunities

While the pandemic has closed most borders, it has opened up a world full of educational opportunities. The District of Vietnam has five SCJs preparing for final vows; they will make their final profession on the feast of the Sacred … Continue reading

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Letter of Fr. Gustave

  REGION DU / OF  CANADA Dear confreres, Today we are entering Holy Week, a special time in our journey of faith and perhaps in our personal history, given the context in which we will live this highlight of the … Continue reading

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