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Foundation Day 2017

Event Date: 
May 05, 2017 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Come a celebrate Foundation Day with us! See below for details from our locations!

But, what is Foundation Day? 

Foundation day is a celebration of the third 'word', which came the first Friday of May, 1985.

The Companions of the Cross began with 4 seminarians meeting with Fr. Bob Bedard, CC for support in their vocational journey. During the early share-goup days of the mid 1980's this group received 3 'words'. 

  • The first word was, "I want the relationships that are building among you to endure beyond ordination." (Give God Permission, 225)
  • The second word was, "I want these brothers to work together after ordination." (Give God Permission, 225)
  • The third word was, "I don't know what you guys are going to think about this one, but I think the Lord is saying that he wants these brothers to live together." (Give God Permission, 225-226)

​​We celebrate the first Friday of May as Foundation Day in recognition of the reception of the third 'word'. Everyone is invited! Bring your friends!

Friday, May 5, 2017


Mass, Praise & Worship, Marian Procession, and Marian Consecration
St. Scholastica Church
8201 West Outer Drive, Detroit, MI
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mass begins at 7:00 pm

"Come and meet the Companions of the Cross priests and seminarians and hear how God has moved in their lives."


Mass and Reception
St. Mary Church
100 Young St., Ottawa, ON

Mass begins at 7:30 pm followed by a reception in the church hall. 


Mass followed by prayers for healing
St. Timothy Church
21 Leith Hill Road, North York, ON
7:00 pm


NOTE: Halifax celebrates this event on Saturday, May 6
Mass at 9:00 am followed by reception and Lay Associate gathering. 
St. John Vianney Church
4 Beaver Bank Rd, Lower Sackville, NS
9:00 am