Here are the dates and highlights of the pastoral and liturgical year at the Oratory. You will find the details of these celebrations and special events in the calendar of events as they become available.

You can also download the monthly calendar of special celebrations. (See bottom of page).

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

Month of Saint Brother André

  • The entire month is dedicated to Saint Brother André
    To follow here : the complete list 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


Tuesday, December 25