image8.jpg

Death of Father William (Bill) F. Ryan, S.J., former CCCB English-language General Secretary

smaller text tool iconmedium text tool iconlarger text tool icon

fr-william-ryanThe Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has been notified that Father William (Bill) F. Ryan, S.J., died peacefully on 8 September 2017. He was residing at René Goupil House, the Jesuit infirmary in Pickering, Ontario. Father Ryan had served as CCCB English-language General Secretary, 1984-1990, and previously was Co-Director of the then CCCB English-language Social Action Office, 1964-1971. Over the years he also collaborated with the Conference on a number of other projects. The Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, 16 September 2017, at 9:00 am in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Toronto, presided by the Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and President of the CCCB.

Last Updated on Friday, September 08 2017  
The Holy See
Canadian Centre for Ecumenism
Catholic Organization for Life and Family
opm
Salt + Light
wydcanada en quicklink DP EN Quick   





DonateNow
Amoris Laetitia Reflection Guide
2018WeekofLifeandFamily EN
WMOF2018-Dublin-Ireland
184-940K EN
Confirmation3D
Euthanasia EN
life-giving-en
criteria
indigenouspeoples
lifeandfamily
sexabuse2015en

dyk1

On January 13th 2010, Most Reverend Vincent Nguyen became Canada’s first Catholic Bishop of East Asian descent. He is the great-grandson of a Vietnamese Martyr.