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 2018

New Year and
Blessing of Families at the Oratory

Monday, January 1

Anniversary of the death of
Saint Brother André (1937)

Saturday, January 6 – 81st anniversary

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 14

March 10 to 18

Feast of Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary

Monday, March 19

Holy Thursday, March 29

Good Friday, March 30

Holy Saturday, March 31

Sunday, April 1

Feast of Saint Joseph, the Worker

Tuesday, May 1

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

Anniversary of the canonization of Brother André (in 2010)

Wednesday, October 17 – 8th anniversary

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

Friday, October 19 – 113th anniversary

Commemoration of the faithful departed

Friday, November 2

Christmas

Tuesday, December 25

FULL CALENDAR OF SPECIAL RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS

Special Celebrations – NOVEMBER 2018 PDF
Special Celebrations – DECEMBER 2018 PDF