Archdiocese of Toronto welcomes its new Cardinal

Friday, March 2, 2012

collinsOver 1,000 guests gathered at Saint Michael’s Cathedral, Toronto, on February 29, 2012, for a Mass of Thanksgiving to welcome the Archbishop of Toronto, His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, on his return from Rome where the Holy Father had raised him to the College of Cardinals.  The celebration was presided by Cardinal Collins, assisted by 28 other Bishops from across the country. The participants included more than 400 priests from the Archdiocese, as well as permanent deacons, members of religious communities, and representatives of other faiths and religious denominations from the Toronto area.  Among the civil dignitaries present were the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and His Worship Mr. Rob Ford, Mayor of Toronto. Thanks to the generous collaboration of Salt + Light TV, the video of this celebration can be accessed at the link below. 

Link to the video of the celebration