ANNUAL RENDEZ VOUS AT THE ORATORY

Please find the dates and highlights of the pastoral and liturgical year at the Oratory below.
Details of these special celebrations and special events will be in the calendar of events as they become available.

You can also download the monthly calendar of special celebrations here.

Special Celebrations in 2020

New Year and
Blessing of Families at the Oratory

Wednesday, January 1

Anniversary of the death of
Saint Brother André (1937)

Monday, January 6 – 83rd anniversary

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 26

March 10 to 18

Holy Week

Holy Thursday, April 9

Good Friday, April 10

Holy Saturday, April 11

Easter

Sunday, April 12th

Feast of Saint Joseph, the Worker

Friday, May 1st

Month of Saint Brother André

  • The entire month of August is dedicated to Saint Brother André
  • Sunday, August 9 −  Birthday
    (Alfred Bessette, 1845-1937)
  • Sunday, August 30 – Pilgrimage to Mont-Saint-Grégoire,
    birthplace of Brother André

Anniversary of the canonization of Brother André (in 2010)

Saturday, October 17 – 10th anniversary

Anniversary of the foundation of Saint-Joseph’s Oratory (in 1904)

Monday, October 19 – 116th anniversary

Commemoration of the faithful departed

Monday, November 2

Christmas

Friday, December 25

FULL CALENDAR OF SPECIAL RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS

Special Celebrations – FEBRUARY 2020 PDF
Special Celebrations – JANUARY 2020 PDF