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 2021

New Year and
Blessing of Families at the Oratory

Friday, January 1

Anniversary of the death of
Saint Brother André (1937)

Wednesday, January 6 – 84thanniversary

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 17

March 10 to 18

Feast of Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary

Friday March 19

Holy Week

Holy Thursday, April 1

Good Friday, April 2

Holy Saturday, April 3

Easter

Sunday, April 4th

Feast of Saint Joseph, the Worker

Saturday, May 1st

Month of Saint Brother André

  • The entire month of August is dedicated to Saint Brother André
  • Monday, August 9 −  Birthday
    (Alfred Bessette, 1845-1937)

Anniversary of the canonization of Brother André (in 2010)

Sunday, October 17 – 11th anniversary

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

Tuesday, October 19 – 117th anniversary

Commemoration of the faithful departed

Tuesday, November 2

Christmas

Saturday, December 25

FULL CALENDAR OF SPECIAL RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS

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