Montreal Slovak Community

MontrealMontreal is one of the oldest Slovak communities in Canada. Today, about three and a half thousand Slovaks call this great Canadian metropolis their home.

Popular Events
Throughout the year, there are many in Montreal. In the summer, Slovak picnic, dance group performances, summer camp for children are among the favorites. Churches and organizations hold regular banquets and dinners as well as bazaars. Each November, there is the Scholarship Ball, and in December children can look toward St. Mikulas and Christmas parties. And, occasionally, theatre group Priadky performs a theater performance, therefore, always check our websites for updates.

To learn about the Slovak community and the upcoming events, see the link to Slovak Montreal,

Slovak Churches
In Montreal, there are two Slovak churches, which, besides looking after the spiritual needs of their parishioners, organize many community events, meetings, banquets and theatrical performances, where everyone is welcome

Catholic Church of St.. Cyril and Methodius is on 7187 - 2nd Avenue (corner of 2nd Avenue and Jean Talon Est). Monthly Mass in S;ovak is served by Rev. Gabriel Juruš.

Lutheran Church of Ascension is on 865 Jarry Street West.

Greek Catholic Church  (E.R) of the Ascension of Our Lord on 45 West Street Legendre was the third Slovak church in Montreal. However, with declining congregation it was sold in 2010.

Slovak Dance Groups
Montreal also also home of the Slovak folk dance group Lipa Dancers, led by Betty Valenta. Another Slovak folk dance group in Montreal, Šírava, is led by Lynda Varga. 

So when you visit Montreal, you will hear lots of Bienvenue à Montréal, but surely also Vitajte v Montreale.

Welcome to Montreal!