Plenary Assembly 2019

2018 Plenary Sept24-1The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will hold its annual Plenary Assembly at the NAV Centre in Cornwall, Ontario, 23-27 September, 2019. The Plenary Assembly is a gathering of approximately 90 Bishops from across Canada. The Most Reverend Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB President, will preside over the meeting.

The 2019 Plenary keynote address will be delivered by Archbishop Giampietro Dal Toso, President of the Pontifical Mission Societies. Established in 1922, the Pontifical Mission Societies are the official missionary arm of the Catholic Church responsible for evangelization and charitable works throughout the world. As part of his address, Archbishop Dal Toso will speak to the Bishops of Canada on the upcoming Extraordinary Missionary Month (October 2019) and its chosen theme "Baptized and Sent: The Church of Christ on a Mission in the World".

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1 Bishops Elect New CCCB Executive and Bring 2019 Plenary Assembly to a Close
2 Bishops Conclude Final Full Day of Meetings at Plenary Assembly
3 Pastoral Matters Discussed During Third Day of CCCB Plenary Assembly
4 Panel Presentations on Recent Youth Events, Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience Featured on Second Day of CCCB Plenary
5 2019 Plenary Assembly for the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is underway
6 2019 Report of the CCCB President
7 Message of Welcome to the 2019 Plenary Assembly by the President of the CCCB
8 2019 CCCB Plenary Assembly: live broadcasts from Salt + Light TV
9 Annual Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops 23-27 September, 2019
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