CCCB President presents personal perspective on priorities and importance of evangelization and mission for the Church in Canada

Friday, December 6, 2013

Durocher_Paul-Andr_2013The Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), participated in the 16 to 19 November, 2013, pilgrimage and meeting in Mexico, “Our Lady of Guadalupe, Star of the New Evangelization in the American Continent”. In addition to the CCCB President were also the following Bishops from Canada:  the Most Reverend Gérald C. Lacroix, Archbishop of Québec City and Primate of the Church in Canada;; the Most Reverend Pierre-André Fournier, Archbishop of Rimouski and President of the Assembly of Québec Catholic Bishops; the Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, S.J., Archbishop of Ottawa; and the Most Reverend Bryan Bayda, C.Ss.R., Ukrainian Catholic Eparchial Bishop of Saskatoon. Archbishop Durocher was part of a panel on the “Continental Mission”, giving his personal perspective on the priorities and importance of mission and evangelization for the Church in Canada. The meeting had been organized by the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Knights of Columbus, and the Higher Institute of Guadalupan Studies.

Link to the CCCB President address (PDF)