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From China Town (Chinatown) Gauchetiere Street's main street (rue de la Gauchetiere) looking ahead to the west, you'll find a church on the opposite screamed "Chinese Catholic Church" characters - this is the Chinese Catholic Spirit Church - a church with a hundred years of history. It was called the Church of the Holy Spirit because of its patron is the Holy Spirit's sake.

The church has a rough experience. It was built in 1834, after changing hands several times, after several repairs, reportedly once destroyed by fire during the Second World War, the government has been requisitioned as a "jobless" The Office. Until 1987, the Catholic Church was only 华人堂 area with symbolic value of one Canadian dollar bought. Catholic Huaren Tang district purchased the old church after some repairs carried out. Also in 1989 invited three artists from mainland China will be an icon of a new painting inside the church.

Chinese Church Interier The new icon paintings inside the church is Chinese style icon painting, the so-called Chinese-style icons is to use traditional Chinese painting style and the Chinese people's image painted icons. The purpose of doing so is the spirit of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, the Church localized spirit of the nation in the form of our art to praise God, and thus reveal the truth to the people with the image of the way: God is the God of the world's people God loves all people of the world, all the world's peoples have the grace of God. This is also the Catholic Church should actually be called "Catholic" (Catholic) reasons.

China Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit is Mengcheng Catholic parishioners held Huaren Tang district Eucharist and prayer place here every morning Mass held here, every Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, the faithful should be held here in the main May the Eucharist, every major church festivals celebration Mass will be held here. The faithful also frequent here praying the rosary, prayer bitter way, Eucharistic adoration and so on.

Parish report
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1. This year's Mid-Autumn Karaoke sale will be held on this Saterday and Sunday, with traditional dessert dishes, children's games and so on. We sincerely invite you to participate.


2. Our churches will be held the Catechumenate class ( RCIA) and catechists class on September 9th classes, and every Saterday afternoon from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The course is scheduled for September 9 to March 24, 2018. After the end of the course, if you can pass the exam, the catechuman can receive baptism at the next Easter Vigil, and the catechists  will receive the certificate of the catechist.  we sincerely invite all brothers and sisters to attend, but also welcome you to invite your non-friends friends to participate.


3. The elderly will begin to receive 2017 to 18 years of membership, also welcome new members to participate in the annual fee of $ 10, while this year the elderly plan to organize more activities, also need volunteer help, the details announced later.


4. Catholic Church of Canada on the east side of the Catholic Church began to register, plus East Life Camp is a year in the Labor Week weekend organized youth to avoid. Jia Dong live camp integration personal spirituality and group outdoor activities. Aged between 17 and 35 years old to participate in, together to share the growing faith in life. Time: September 1, 2017 - September 4, if you have any questions, please contact Tony Lee, Pui-Tak Chan or Nathalie Wong