Saint Joseph’s Oratory masses and concerts cancelled

Saint-Josephs-Oratory-masses-and-concerts-cancelled

In order to respect the request of the Prime Minister of Quebec to avoid groupings of more than 250 people taking place inside buildings, the administration of Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal announces the cancellation of all Masses and all concerts until further notice.

“We have made this decision regretfully, yet because of our social responsibility toward each of our visitors,” said Father Claude Grou, CSC, Rector of Saint Joseph’s Oratory. “This time of year is particularly significant for our shrine because of the Novena to Saint Joseph which culminates on March 19 with the Feast of Saint Joseph. We are praying for those who are ailing, those close to them and the medical personnel who serve them.”

The Oratory will continue to be accessible for those who would like to pray or reflect. The museum, gift shop and the cafe remain open.

Saint Joseph’s Oratory has made available to its pilgrims and visitors many distributors of disinfectant gel in addition to recalling the preventive measures issued by the Public Health Department to limit the spread of the virus (hand washing, do not cough in his hands, etc.). Furthermore, additional disinfection measures are applied for the maintenance of frequently touched surfaces (counters, doors, stair railings, elevator buttons, taps …) and devotional objects.

For those who would like to continue following the Novena, which started on March 10, the website of Saint Joseph’s Oratory will share briefs daily reflections on line written by the guest-homilists.

Mass celebrated from Monday to Saturday at 8:30 a.m. will now be in camera but will continue to be broadcast by Salt + Light Television and then broadcast on the Oratory’s website in order to allow the faithful to continue to participate at home.


Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email
Is it possible to get an A for a 5-paragraph essay assignment in 1 hour? We can safely say yes, a student can get an A+ mark if he turns to EduJungles


staycation

The ultimate guide to planning a long family staycation in Canada

To guarantee that everyone has an amazing time, careful planning is necessary when organizing a lengthy staycation. Here’s the ultimate guide to planning your family staycation in Canada. Canada, with its vast landscapes, diverse cities, and rich cultural heritage, offers endless possibilities for a memorable family staycation. Whether you’re exploring the stunning natural beauty of

Meal kits

Cost vs. Convenience: Analyzing meal kits and traditional cooking

In this modern world and modern times, convenience often takes priority over cost, especially when it comes to food. Meal kits and traditional cooking represent two different approaches to home dining, and each of them has advantages and disadvantages. Analyzing these methods through the lens of cost and convenience provides insight into why individuals might

Condo renovations

Condo renovations Dos and Don’ts: Expert Tips for a Successful Project

Embarking on a condo renovations journey can be both exhilarating and daunting. Imagine transforming your living space into a stylish haven that reflects your personality and meets your needs. While exciting, the process can be full of challenges and unforeseen hiccups. That’s why we’ve gathered some condo renovation dos and don’ts from the experts to

Terrific Hair

Terrific Hair Means Tamanu – Earth to Body

Curly, straight, thick, thin, kinky or silky, tamanu loves and makes terrific Hair.  And scalps. Nutritionally dense yet gentle, tamanu is an effective and versatile nut oil. It stimulates, helps promote growth. prevents hair loss, reduces scalp itch and irritations and adds a natural sheen! Make tamanu a part of your hair and scalp care

Understanding the 4 legal process after a DUI Crash

A single mistake can have serious consequences, especially when driving under the influence. The aftermath of a DUI crash extends beyond physical harm and property damage. It involves a complex legal process that may feel overwhelming. As a responsible citizen, it’s vital to grasp the legal system and your rights in such situations. This blog

personal injury lawyer

Pedestrian accident: How a personal injury lawyer can help you

Accidents involving pedestrians can be life-altering. You could be walking down the street or crossing a street. A vehicle’s sudden impact can change everything right away. If you’ve found yourself in such a situation, you might be wondering how to move forward. This is where a personal injury lawyer steps in, offering crucial help and

Mtltimes Subscription

The latest on what’s moving Montreal and the world – delivered straight to your inbox