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 2019

New Year and
Blessing of Families at the Oratory

Tuesday, January 1

Anniversary of the death of
Saint Brother André (1937)

Sunday, January 6 – 82nd anniversary

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, March 6

March 10 to 18

Feast of Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary

Tuesday, March 19

Holy Thursday, April 18

Good Friday, April 19

Holy Saturday, April 20

Sunday, April 21st

Feast of Saint Joseph, the Worker

Wednesday, May 1st

  • The entire month of August is dedicated to Saint Brother André
  • Friday, August 9 −  Birthday
    (Alfred Bessette, 1845-1937)
  • Monday, August 26 – Pilgrimage to Mont-Saint-Grégoire,
    birthplace of Brother André

Anniversary of the canonization of Brother André (in 2010)

Thursday, October 17 – 9th anniversary

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

Saturday, October 19 – 114th anniversary

Commemoration of the faithful departed

Saturday, November 2

Christmas

Wednesday, December 25

FULL CALENDAR OF SPECIAL RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS

Special Celebrations – MAY 2019 PDF
Special Celebrations – JUNE 2019 PDF