Celebrate the Month of Saint Brother André!

Schedule of activities for August 2022

At Saint Joseph’s Oratory, the month of August is dedicated to Saint Brother André, Patron Saint of Family Caregivers in Canada, born on August 9, 1845. You are invited to participate in pastoral and cultural events on offer throughout the month.

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Mass for the sick in the Crypt Church at 2 p.m.
Musical prelude at 1:30 p.m.

August 6 to 8

Mois SFA - Affiche TRIDUUM

Poster only in French

Triduum with the theme: Brother André, bearer of hope (In French)

Preacher: Jean-Pierre Aumont, CSC

Reflection Saturday, August 6: A hope that changes our view of the world
8:30 a.m. in the Crypt Church and YouTube, and 7:30 p.m. in the Crypt Church

Reflection Sunday, August 7: Hope that makes us live in love and trust
9:30 a.m. in the Crypt Church and YouTube, and 7:30 p.m. in the Crypt Church

Reflection Monday, August 8: Hope for the Future
8:15 a.m. in the Crypt Church (YouTube and Radio VM), and 7:30 p.m. in the Crypt Church

Exhibition of the Major Reliquary of Saint Brother André in the Crypt Church from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 7

Messe en Plen air - affiche

Poster only in French

Outdoor Masses 

11 a.m. in French            3 p.m. in Spanish *** Due to the possibility of thunderstorms, the Mass
in Spanish will be celebrated in the Crypt Church.
                                                                                   Thank you for your understanding.

Tuesday, August 9

Anniversary of the birth of Saint Brother André

  • Free admission to the Museum all day
  • Animation on level 5 (near the museum) from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Special carillon recital on the Concourse Terrace at 3 p.m.
  • Solemn Masses
    • 8:15 a.m. in the Crypt Church (YouTube and Radio VM)
    • 7:30 p.m. in the Basilica followed by a torchlight procession to the Original Chapel.

Sunday, August  28

Pèlerinage Annuel à Mont-Saint-Gregroire

Poster in French only

Annual pilgrimage to Mont-Saint-Grégoire, birthplace of Saint Brother André

9 :30 a.m. Bus departure from Saint Joseph’s Oratory
11 a.m. Mass at the Saint-Grégoire le Grand Parish Church,
250, Saint-Joseph st. south, Mont-Saint-Grégoire, J0J 1K0
12:30 p.m. Lunch at La Goudrelle Restaurant
2:30 p.m. Prayer at the Saint Joseph Monument, located 2,5 km from the Church,
at the intersection of Rang du Grand-Bois, 3rd Rang North and 4th Rang North.
4:30 p.m. Return to Saint Joseph’s Oratory



Visitor and Pilgrim Services

Telephone 1 514 733-8211 ext. 2793