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2016 CCCB Plenary Assembly: live broadcasts from Salt and Light TV

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SL logo EN HighRes RGBThe Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will hold its annual Plenary Assembly 26-30 September 2016, at the Nav Canada Centre, Cornwall, Ontario, in the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Salt + Light Television, the Canadian Catholic television network, will broadcast events live online and on television with selected repeats throughout the day (times indicated below are Eastern Daylight Saving Time). This broadcast schedule is subject to change.

Monday, September 26
• 9:00 am Celebration of the Eucharist - Presided by CCCB President, the Most Rev. Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and President of the CCCB, with the participation of the Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School Choir, Cornwall
• 10:30 am
-Opening Prayer
-Message to the Holy Father
-CCCB President's Report by Bishop Douglas Crosby, O.M.I.
• 2:00 pm Impact of legalized assisted suicide and euthanasia in Holland and beyond - Guest speaker: His Eminence Willem Cardinal Eijk, Archbishop of Utrecht, Holland
• 3:15 pm Episcopal Commission for Christian Unity, Religious Relations with the Jews, and Interfaith Dialogue – Pastoral animation on preparations for the commemoration of the 5th Centenary of the Protestant Reformation (Panel members: The Most Rev. Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg, the Most Rev. Gerard Bergie, Bishop of St. Catharines, the Rev. Susan Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Rev. Robert Bugbee, President of the Lutheran Church (Canada), and Rev. Stephen Kendall, Principal Clerk of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Church in Canada)
• 4:40 pm Address by His Excellency the Most Reverend Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada
• 5:15 pm Media briefing in French for the first day with the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of St-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB Vice President
• 5:30 pm Media briefing in English for the first day with the Most Rev. Anthony Mancini, Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth and CCCB Co-Treasurer
• 7:00 pm Perspectives

Tuesday, September 27
• 7:30 am Morning Prayer and Eucharist - Presided by the Most Rev. Robert Bourgon, Bishop of Hearst and Apostolic Administrator of Moosonee (in French)
• 9:20 am Ecumenical greetings and reflections by the Rev. Canon Dr. Alyson Barnett-Cowan, President of the Canadian Council of Churches
• 10:45 am Reflections on Laudato Si' - Guest speaker: the Rev. Michael Czerny, S.J., Canadian Jesuit working at the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
• 5:30 pm Media briefing in French for the second day with the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of St-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB Vice President
• 5:45 pm Media briefing in English for the second day with the Most Rev. Anthony Mancini, Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth and CCCB Co-Treasurer
• 7:00 pm Perspectives

Wednesday, September 28
• 7:00 am Celebration of the Divine Liturgy (Maronite usage of the West Syro-Antiochene Rite) – Presided by the Most Rev. Paul-Marwan Tabet, Eparchial Bishop for Catholic Maronites in Canada
• 6:30 pm Perspectives
• 7:00 pm Year of Mercy: Pilgrimage to the Door of Mercy at Sainte-Croix Church in Cornwall – Vespers and Eucharistic Benediction presided by the Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast, S.J., Archbishop of Ottawa and Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria-Cornwall

Thursday, September 29
• 7:30 am Morning Prayer and Eucharist - Presided by the Most Rev. Mark A. Hagemoen, Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith
• 5:15 pm Media briefing in French for the third and fourth days with the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of St-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB Vice President
• 5:30 pm Media briefing in English for the third and fourth days with the Most Rev. Anthony Mancini, Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth and CCCB Co-Treasurer
• 7:00 pm Perspectives

Friday, September 30
• 7:30 am Morning Prayer and Mass - Presided by the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of St-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB Vice President (in French)
• 1:00 pm Media briefing for the fifth and final day of the Plenary with the Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and President of the CCCB, and the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of St-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB Vice President

Last Updated on Friday, September 23 2016  
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