There are many other groups and parishes in Canada where people pray in a meditative way, with plenty of silence and singing the songs from Taizé. No one has a list of all of these groups, for the “pilgrimage of trust is not a movement”. But sometimes it is possible to put people in touch with a group or parish in their region. Contact us by email at community

Edmonton, Alberta

- A meditative prayer with silence and the songs of Taizé
All Saints’ Cathedral
10035 103 Street Edmonton, AB
On the second Sunday of every month at 7PM
tel: 780 428 6323

- A meditative prayer with silence and songs of Taizé
St. Augustine’s-Parkland Anglican Church
131 Church Road, Spruce Grove AB
On the fourth Sunday of every month (except July) at 7:00 p.m.
Tel: 780 962 5131
Contact: []

- A Taste of Taize Prayer — prayer with song and silence. All Prayers begin at 7 p.m. In 2018:

  • February 18 Lenten Prayer Eglise St. Thomas D’Aquin 8410 89 St
  • March 30 Good Friday Prayer Around the Cross Providence Renewal Centre 3005 119 St
  • April 15 Easter Prayer St. Luke’s Anglican 8424 95 Ave
  • May 20 Pentecost Prayer Assumption Church 9040 95 Ave
  • September 16 Grace United Church 6215 104 Ave
  • October 14 Holyrood Mennonite Church 9505 79 St
  • November 11 Peace Prayer Special Event - To Be Announced
  • December 9 Advent Prayer Ascension Lutheran 8405 83 St

For more information, call Maria at 780-440-6711;
also see Facebook []


Augustine United Church
444 River Ave.
Prayer with songs from Taizé some Sunday evenings
Contact us for dates
phone: (204) 284-2250
fax: (204) 452-3098 []
Contact: Alison Etter alison.augustine.uc

Burlington, Ontario

First Sunday of each month at 7.30 pm
Contact : Don Parsons
3122 South Dr
Burlington, Ontario
L6N 1H7

London, Ontario

Every second and fourth Monday of the month
September to June
7:00pm - 7:45pm Meditative prayer with silence and songs of Taize
Christ the King Chapel (first floor of Wemple Building)
King’s University College 266 Epworth Avenue
London, Ontario N6A 2M3
Contact: Janet Loo
Tel: 519-963-1477
jloo5 []

Windsor, Ontario

Prayers with songs of Taizé on Thursdays at 7.30pm

  • at MCE WAN Campus (Holy Name of Mary Church): May 4th, June 1st
  • at Rosary Chapel (Our Lady of the Assumption parish): July 6 th, August 3rd, September 7th, October 5th, November 2nd, December 7th

Drummondville, Québec

Every Monday evening from 19h30 to 20h30
Meditative prayer with silence and songs from Taizé
Place : Maison Marie-Reine-des-Cœurs, Montfortaine Community
1400 Montplaisir, Drummondville (Québec) J2B 7T5
Frère Gilles Paquette, animator for these prayers
Tél : 819 472.54.49
fax : 819.472.54.40 []

Lévis, Québec

Every first and third Sunday of the month, except July and August, from 7pm to 8pm
at Patro de Lévis, 6150, rue Saint-Georges, Lévis G6V 4J8
tél.: 418 833-4477 office 238
frère Jean Tremblay s.v.


Every second Friday of the month from 7.30pm to 8.30pm
St François d’Assise Church
1145 rue des Quatre-Saisons
Contact : Anne Laflamme


Ecumenical prayer services with Taize songs in Kitchener-Waterloo and area on a monthly basis from January-June, September-November on the 4th Sunday evening of the month (with a couple of exceptions) at 7.30pm. []


Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal
3800 Queen Mary
Montréal, Québec, H3V 1H6
Prayer, with songs from Taizé at the Basilica, at 7pm []
contact: jbergeron

Relais Mont-Royal
500A, Avenu Mont-Royal Est
H2J 1W5 Montréal
tél. 514-528-7033
Every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) at 7.30 pm.
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430A, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
(au sous-sol de la chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes),
les deuxièmes jeudis du mois, entre 18h45 et 20h15.
Contact: Jorge Falla Luque


Prayer, with songs of Taizé
At Sacré-Coeur Parish (corner of Laurier and Cumberland, Ottawa)
At Saint Paul University Chapel
For dates and times, contact : Sr Claudette
101 rue Parent.


First and third Wednesday of the month
Chapelle Marie-Guyart, Université Laval
7pm to 8pm
Contact: Alenka Potocnik
Jean-Bernard Rousseau
418 656-2131, # 4248

Second Thursday of the month
St-Michael’s & St-Matthew’s Anglican Church
1800 Chemin St-Louis, Sillery
7pm to 8
Contact: Maya Anderson 418-682-6601

3rd Sundays in the month, 19h to 20h
St-Rédempteur Church
100, rue du Rocher, Qc G6K 1E3
Contact: Julie Dubé-Lamontagne

Richmond Hill, Ontario

Once a month, our Friday night worship is a prayer service where we sing the songs from Taizé. Dayspring can be contacted at spirit or (905-884-3454 extension 226) for more information.

Sault Ste. Marie

Second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm
September through June
St Jerome Catholic Church
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Contact: Sister Mary Sammon
705 – 945.8058

Shawinigan, Québec

Prayer with songs of Taizé last Thursday of every month at 7.30pm in St. Pierre Church (Parish of Jacques-Buteux)
Hemlock Street
Contact: (819) 536-2210.


Chinese Martyrs Catholic Church in Markham Ontario has a monthly meditative prayer with songs from Taizé, in English and Cantonese
every second Saturday night
from 8:30pm to 10pm
2755 Denison Street, Markham, Ontario.

The 4th Thursday of every month at 7:30pm
St. Martin de Porres
4179 Lawrence Ave East, Scarborough
Contact: Coco and Rosina Ego-Aguirre
(905) 686-1670.

Barrie, Ontario

Susan Stott-Hood

Surrey, B.C.

Lift! First Sunday of every month at 7:00 pm
Contact: Craig Vance

Victoria, B.C.

A group of young adults meets at the Interfaith Chapel on the UVic campus; 4.30pm.
For the dates contact: Kathryn Lacerte

Victoria, B.C.

Every third Friday 6-7pm Sept - June
Contact: Janet Gray

Whitehorse, Yukon

Bilingual prayer at 7pm on the 2nd Sundays of each month (expect for July and August)
Whitehorse United Church
601 Main Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1M6
Contact: Eliane Cloutier, 867-335-9133

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