Archbishop Terrence Prendergast appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall

smaller text tool iconmedium text tool iconlarger text tool icon

prendergast(CCCB – Ottawa)... His Holiness Pope Francis today appointed the Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, S.J., Archbishop of Ottawa, as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Likewise today, the Most Reverend Marcel Damphousse has been installed as Bishop of the Diocese of Sault Ste-Marie. The appointment of Bishop Damphousse was announced on November 12, 2015. From the time of his nomination until his installation as Bishop of Sault Ste-Marie, Bishop Damphousse served as the Diocesan Administrator of Alexandria-Cornwall.

According to the CCCB 2016 Directory, the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall has 28 parishes and missions, with a Catholic population of 55,570, which is served by 34 diocesan priests, three priests who are members of a religious community, 19 women religious and 18 permanent deacons.

Link to the news release by the Archdiocese of Ottawa

Last Updated on Wednesday, January 13 2016  
The Holy See
Canadian Centre for Ecumenism
Catholic Organization for Life and Family
Salt + Light
wydcentral DP EN Quick 

2017WeekofLifeandFamily EN
184-940K EN


Logo 500e Reformation
Euthanasia EN


The colours of the web site represent the official heraldic insignia of Bishops. The green corresponds to the galero (ecclesiastical hat) and six tassels on each side that make up the crest and supporters of the coat of arms of each Bishop while the gold represents the processional cross. More info...