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Danielle Decelles

Communications Consultant

Communications Service

Telephone 1 514 733-8211 , ext. 711

Mobile : 514 264-1764
Fax : 514 733-1461

You can review our press releases online (in French unless specified).

Biographical Notes

Rector of Saint Joseph’s Oratory : Father Michael DeLaney, CSC

Brief biographical notes on Father Michael DeLaney, CSC

Michael DeLaney was raised in Skaneateles (near Syracuse in the state of New York). He was admitted to the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1981 and ordained in 1987, after studying international relations at Georgetown University and theology at the University of Notre Dame.

He served in Portland and Chicago, and more recently in Santiago, Chile, where he was the Superior of the Holy Cross community for close to 10 years, in addition to being the Director at Saint George’s College. He founded the Peace Studies program at the school, a first of its kind in Chile, and oversaw the creation of an international house of formation in Santiago. Since 2015, he has been the Director of the Holy Cross Mission Center, which is based at the University of Notre Dame, in Indiana.

Images and photos

We propose below a selection of images and photos of Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal and its founder Saint Brother André. Photo credit: L’Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal.

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