Diocesan Administrators have been elected

Friday, August 12 2011
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Due to the recent Episcopal nominations and the death of Bishop Paul Marchand, S.M.M., Bishop of Timmins, the dioceses affected have elected the following Diocesan Administrators:

Archbishop emeritus André Gaumond has been elected Administrator of the archdiocese of Sherbrooke, effective until September 29, 2011, the date on which the Most Reverend Luc Cyr is installed as Archbishop of Sherbrooke.

Bishop emeritus Raymond St-Gelais has been elected Administrator of the diocese of Nicolet, effective until September 11, 2011, the date on which the Most Reverend André Gazaille is installed as Bishop of Nicolet.

Bishop Luc Cyr has been elected Administrator of the diocese of Valleyfield, effective until his installation as Archbishop of Sherbrooke.

The Reverend Patrick Lafleur has been elected Administrator of the diocese of Timmins, after the death of the Most Reverend Paul Marchand, S.M.M., Bishop of Timmins, on July 24, 2011 at the age of 74 years.

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