The Great Vigil of Easter

Please join us for this first celebration of Easter! The Great Vigil of Easter starts in a darkened church, a fire is lit in the courtyard and choir, clergy, congregation and passers-by gather around to watch the lighting of the giant paschal candle before processing back into the church, each...

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Good Friday Liturgy

Please join us for a service centred around remembering Jesus’ death on the cross. This solemn service will feature music, readings from Scripture, and Communion from reserved sacrament. This service will also be livestreamed at montrealcathedral.ca/live

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The Story of Good Friday

Please join us for an all-ages, interactive telling of the Good Friday story. This service will be bilingual, and feature music and art as we walk around the Cathedral, following Jesus’ journey to the cross.

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Tenebrae: A Liturgy of Darkness

Please join us for a service of Tenebrae, a contemplative monastic service of darkness. Tenebrae is the Latin word for darkness. This service is a meditation on the events in our Lord’s life between the Last Supper and the Resurrection. The service begins in lament, with portions of the Lamentations...

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Holy Tuesday Sung Compline in French

Join us for a service of sung compline, the evening prayers. During this short 30-minute service, you’ll hear chants in French from the Taizé community and listen to a brief reflection on the day’s Gospel by a member of the Cathedral. It will be a beautiful and peaceful way to...

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Holy Monday Compline in English

Please join us for a service of Sung Compline, bedtime prayers. During this short, 30-minute service, you will hear some of the most ancient chants of the church sung in Latin and English, and listen to a brief reflection on the day’s Gospel from a member of our community. It...

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Palm Sunday Choral Evensong

The 4 o’clock service is a traditional Choral Evensong according to the 1962 Canadian Book of Common Prayer. The choir offers motets and canticles that reflect the breadth and diversity of the Anglican choral tradition. Its meditative tone and substantial musical content allow the congregation to simply listen, reflect, and...

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Palm Sunday Choral Eucharist with Palm Procession

Please join us for a service of Holy Eucharist featuring the Christ Church Cathedral Choir. The service is mostly in English with some French. During this special service, there will be a procession carrying palm crosses to represent Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem in Mark 11:1-11, and a dramatic reading...

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Bilingual Eucharist and Annual General Meeting

Please join us for a bilingual Eucharist followed by our Annual General Meeting! There will be a light lunch to keep hunger at bay.  Please click here to register so we can get enough food!   Note that there will be no 9:00 eucharist on the 18th.

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