Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Montreal, Canada - September 28 & 29, 2019

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At the invitation of the Vice Governor General – North America and the Lieutenants of Canada, you are invited to participate in the Canadian National Investiture of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, September 28-29, 2019, in Montreal. This opportunity will allow everyone to celebrate the investiture of the new Knights and Dames from across Canada. They will be admitted to our Order whose primary mission is to support our Christian sisters and brothers in the Holy Land, this Land where Christ has lived the mysteries of our Redemption. We will be honored to welcome you.

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The Lieutenants of Canada Dignitaries of the Order invited Present Lieutenants
of North America
 H.E. Trudy Comeau, Atlantic
 H.E. Hugh MacKinnon, Toronto
 H.E. Rosemarie Wertschek, Vancouver
 S.E. Jean-Claude Michaud, Quebec
 S.E. Luc Harvey, Montreal
 The Grand Master of the Order, His Eminence
 Edwin Frederick Cardinal O’Brien (Rome)

 The Pro-Grand Prior of the Order from
 the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
 His Excellency Mgr. Pierbattista Pizzaballa

 Vice Governor General-North America
 S.E. Thomas Pogge of the United States

 Past Vice Governors General-North America:
 S.E. Jean-Marc Allard
 S.E. Patrick Powers

 H.E. Victoria Downey, Eastern
 H.E. Valencia Camp, Middle Atlantic
 H.E. Max Brown, North Central
 H.E. Gerard Foley, Northeastern
 H.E. Thompson Faller, Northwestern
 H.E. Shawn Cleary, Northern
 H.E. Mark Rodi, Southeastern
 H.E. Thomas Standish, Southwestern
 H.E. Michael Feeley, Western
 H.E. José Frontera, Puerto Rico
 H.E. Gustavo Rincón, Mexico

Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Concert of Sacred Songs
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
René-Lévesque Blvd., between De la Cathédrale St. and Mansfield
(West of Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel)

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Natalie Choquette, soprano

Arrive early to enjoy the concert of sacred songs organized by the Lieutenancy of Montreal and featuring Natalie Choquette, a soprano like no other. This multi-lingual Quebec artist, who has a career where concerts, shows and international tours follow one another prestissimo, has been adored by more than two million spectators around the world. She will offer us an exclusive show of sacred songs.

An evening not to be missed in an exceptional venue!

In order to celebrate this 2019 Canadian National Investiture and to make it a memorable moment, the Lieutenancy of Montreal is pleased to invite you to attend this superb concert.


Saturday September 28
Vigil Service
St. Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal
3800 Queen Mary Rd. (intersection Frère-André Rd.)

  2:30 pm Ceremony of Promises and Prayers  
  5:00 pm Conference on the Holy Land  
  6:30 pm Banquet  

Sunday September 29
Breakfast, Investiture & Gala Dinner
Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 René-Lévesque West Blvd. (Mansfield corner)
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, René-Lévesque Blvd., between De la Cathédrale St. and Mansfield
(East of Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel)

  7:30 am Breakfast and Spiritual Conference
Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel
  2:00 pm Investiture Ceremony
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral
  6:00 pm Cocktail and Gala Dinner
Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel

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Registration fee (CAD $ 550) includes two conferences, breakfast, cocktail and two banquets, busing to Vigil Service and back to downtown hotels, investiture booklets, tips and taxes.

Cost is CAD $ 520 if you use your own car to travel to the Saturday Vigil at the St Joseph’s Oratory.

The Canada-Montreal Lieutenancy is pleased to offer you a complimentary ticket to the Friday night September 27 concert at the Cathedral if you register for the investiture weekend. Please indicate your intention when booking on the website link below. One free ticket per registered person.

A welcome kit will be given to all registered participants at the 2019 Canadian National Investiture Welcome Table in the lobby of the Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel, located at 900 Blvd. René-Lévesque, at the corner of Mansfield Street.

For those who do not register to the 2019 Canadian National Investiture, VIP Concert tickets are also available at CAD $ 150 for VIP seats and regular tickets at CAD $ 50. You can book your tickets by completing the ordering form or buy them at the Mary Queen of the World Cathedral shop. Tickets ordered from this site will be available at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral beginning at 6 pm on Friday, September 27, 2019.

To register for this historical Canadian National Investiture and for Natalie Choquette's concert,


Complete the
Online Form




Book your hotel room at
the Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel

(Use the code ORDR-0919)


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at another hotel nearby