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Appointments for Ukrainian Eparchies in Canada

Thursday, April 28 2022

Today, the Holy See announced two new appointments made by His Holiness Pope Francis. The Most Reverend Bryan Joseph Bayda, C.Ss.R., previously the Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of Saskatoon and Apostolic Administrator of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada, was appointed as the Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada. Additionally, the Most Reverend Lawrence Huculak, O.S.B.M. has been…

Salt + Light TV special schedule for Holy Week and Easter

Thursday, April 14 2022

The Canadian Catholic television channel Salt + Light TV has arranged a special programming schedule for Holy Week and Easter 2022, covering the celebrations by Pope Francis in Rome.

Message for Easter 2022 by Bishop Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme and of Mont-Laurier and president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Monday, April 11 2022

As the Church in Canada, we have just lived through a particularly remarkable week: in faithfulness to its mission, however imperfectly, our Church is working within itself and around itself towards reconciliation, for the building of a better world. It is doing so by following the vital path of self-examination: through an honest scrutiny of its recent history, the Church in Canada has become aware…

Auxiliary Bishop Appointed for the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall

Thursday, March 17 2022

Today, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed Father Yvan Mathieu, S.M., currently Provincial Superior of the Pères Maristes du Canada (Marist Fathers of Canada), Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall and Titular Bishop of Vazari. Bishop-elected Yvan Mathieu was born in Québec City in 1961. He graduated from the Marist Fathers’ High School in Québec City in 1976. In 1979, he entered the novitiate of…