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Upcoming Events

NOVA BEREAVEMENT GROUP - TOGETHER THROUGH GRIEF 2014-09-13 10:00


Nova Bereavement Group

Valois United Church – 70 Belmont, Pointe-Claire

Every Saturday from September 13th to November 1st 2014 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Free – an In-Memoriam donation would be appreciated.

To register: (514) 695-8335 NOVA

West Island Palliative Care Residence Bereavement Group Sessions 2014-10-02 08:00


WEST ISLAND PALLIATIVE CARE RESIDENCE

 • Morning Adult Group (English) - Thursdays – 10:00am to 12:00pm – October 2 to November 20, 2014

• Morning Adult Group (English) - Thursdays – 7:00pm to 9:00pm – October 2 to November 20, 2014

• Afternoon Adult Group (French) - Wednesdays - 1:00pm to 3:00pm - October 1 to November 19, 2014

• Evening Adult Group (French) - Wednesdays – 7:00pm to 9:00pm - October 1 to November 19, 2014

For more information or to register please contact Therese Barrett at: 514.694.4141, ext. 30641 or tbarrett@wipcr.ca.

*All sessions are subject to cancellation if registration is low.

OPEN HOUSE / Information Day 2014-10-05 11:00


Open House at the Mount Royal Funeral Complex

If you’re a senior or are a caregiver and you have questions relating to finances, health, housing, wills and more, then we have the answers. The Mount Royal Funeral Complex is holding its annual open house on Sunday, October 5th from 11am – 4pm and it’s free. Join us for refreshments and learn from our panel of experts – notaries, financial planners, health care providers, housing and moving experts, representatives from Elder aid, and even FREE diabetes screening tests (12pm to 4pm). And if you are interested in learning more about funeral planning and cemetery arrangements, our team will be on hand to give you straight answers to real questions and tours.

Date: Sunday October 5th from 11am to 4pm

Location: Mount Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 Chemin de la Foret, Outremont, Qc

Free

For more information please contact: Andrew Sarrasin (514) 279-7358

“Forever a Baby” Memory Service 2014-10-26 14:00


“Forever a Baby”  - Memory Service


Mount Royal Cemetery has created a special children’s garden for the burial of babies who have died before and after birth. We hope this perpetual garden will offer you a place for peaceful reflection and comforting visits.

You are invited to a non-religious, bilingual memorial service and symbolic burial to honor the memories of babies who died through pregnancy termination, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death.

Families and friends are invited to attend and may participate by sharing a poem, reading, music or by burying a symbolic reminder of their special babies who have died.

We especially welcome children to take part in the service.
Refreshments will be served.

Please call to reserve or for more information: 

514 -279-7358

A brand new app. the 160 year old Mount Royal Cemetery into the digital age! 2014-11-30 08:00


geoguide.logos engA brand new app. the 160 year old Mount Royal Cemetery into the digital age!

A new free Mobile App designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices is a great way to experience the nature and history of Mount Royal Cemetery, a National Historic Site founded in 1852.

This App offers you a pocket sized tour guide to visit the property at your own pace. Thanks to geolocation (GPS), as you wander in the Cemetery, you will be notified each time you go by one of the 70 points of interest such as famous people’s monuments and rare trees. An interactive map will help you locate the interesting sites while historical information, written and audio, as well as many photographs will appear on your screen.

The application can also be used with non-GPS enabled devices or off-site; you can browse the list of points of interest from any location. The application is completely self-contained and once it is downloaded, no data connection is needed to tour the Cemetery.

This new App entitled “Mount Royal Cemetery Geoguide” is available on the App Store. It is one of the numerous projects of the organization of the Friends of the Mount Royal Cemetery which also offers numerous activities such as guided tours on history, trees and birds.

 

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“Hope for the Holidays” 2014-12-04 19:00


“Hope for the Holidays”

How do you get through the holiday season when you are coping with the loss of someone you love? Join us for a special evening of sharing ideas for coping, music, candles and the lighting of our Memory Tree

We welcome children to this family event.

Admission is free.
Please call to reserve or for more information: 514 -279-7358

Location: Mount Royal Cemetery Chapel

Presented by: Natalie Segall, MA, OACCPP
                       Certified loss and grief consultant, facilitator, educator
                        www.nataliesegall.com

Good Grief Workshop for Children and Teens 2014-12-06 09:30


Good Grief Workshop for Children and Teens

Saturday, December 6th 2014
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Mount Royal Commemorative Services are pleased to offer our Good Grief Workshop for Children and Adolescents who have experienced the death of someone close to them. This free workshop is for children and adolescents 4 – 15 years old.

Age-specific groups led by a team of trained volunteers will provide a group format to help children understand and express their grief. The workshop will involve structured activities that are designed to give children the opportunity to share their feelings with other grieving children, learn from each other, and honour the memory of the person who died.

On the same day, we also offer a concurrent Parent Discussion Group to give parents/guardians the opportunity to discuss the topic of children’s grief.

Location: Selwyn House School
101 Cote St. Antoine (corner Staunton)
Westmount

*Lunch will be provided

To register a child, please call by December 2nd, 2014: 514-279-7358