• The Fraction Anthem

    “The disciples knew the Lord Jesus in the breaking of the bread.” The bread which we break, Alleluia, is the communion of the Body of Christ. One body are we, Alleluia, for though many we share one bread. Right before we receive Communion, we (or the choir) typically sing the...

  • St Columba and Iona

    In a week’s time, a group of pilgrims from the Cathedral would have been on their way for a pilgrimage to Iona, a tiny island in the inner Hebrides, off the coast of Mull on the West of Scotland.  Seen from here in Montreal, or even from London England, Iona...

  • Out Of This World?  (Not Really)

    We believe that through death, Jesus, who shared the same flesh and blood that we do, was able to “destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by the fear of death.  Because he...

  • Managing Human Resources

    For the Feast of Saint Matthias on May 14 our readings at the Offices touch on the need to replace failed leadership. Matthias was chosen by lot to complete the number of the Twelve after Judas’ betrayal and suicide. The scripture which describes the selection of Matthias, following Jesus’ Ascension...

  • Immortality

    Christ “is the image of the unseen God, the first-born of all creation; for in him were created all things in heaven and on earth: everything visible and everything invisible… all things were created through him and for him. He exists before all things and in him all things hold...

  • Pilgrims Welcome—No Travel Required

    Today…. March 21, 2020… would have been our parish Quiet Day. When it was planned, the coronavirus pandemic we are now living was, if visible at all, a tiny cloud on a faraway horizon.  We saw ourselves together at a retreat house on the northern edge of the Island of...

  • You are invited to attend a Messy Cathedral

    He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the...

  • A Quiet Day

    This talk by Paul Geraghty was offered in February at the Cathedral parish Quiet Day and is reprised here on Saint Benedict’s Feast Day (July 11) for your summer reading and contemplative pleasure.   TO KEEP AND CLEAR FOR LOVE A QUIET SPACE Cathedral Quiet Day, February, 2019 Talk #1...

  • Newsletter, September 20, 2018

    Spiritual solace with – Quiet day – Bible studies – Evensong… Oasis Concert. Food for the imagination with “Annabel” and Birks Lecture…Community events with Lunch n’ Chat, Journées de la culture, Ordination, plus a warning about a plumbing disaster and fascinating facts from the choir room Dear Friend of the...

  • Introduction to Prayer: A rare opportunity

    Fr Timothy Gallagher OMV, an internationally known author, teacher, and retreat director, is coming to Montreal to offer a special weekend retreat May 4-6, 2018. He has been called “America’s preeminent writer on Ignatian spiritual direction and discernment.” One of his gifts is to open up this traditional way of...

  • Ongoing Resurrection

    The proclamation “Christ is Risen!” ushers in a whole season of new life… longer than Lent.  Have you finished your Easter chocolates?  Another way to celebrate and honour this season is to hear (or hear again) the sermons offered at the Cathedral on Easter and during Holy Week. Here for your convenience...

  • Holy Week & Easter

    Plan now to attend a few of these special services.  Perhaps invite a friend!