Past Announcements

World Day of Peace 2021

Tuesday, December 22 2020

On 17 December 2020, the Holy See published the Holy Father's Message for the 54th World Day of Peace, which will be celebrated on 1 January 2021. The theme chosen by Pope Francis is "A Culture of Care as a Path to Peace". In his message, the Holy Father states: "The culture of care thus calls for a common, supportive and inclusive commitment to protecting and promoting…

Salt + Light TV’s 2020 Christmas Schedule

Tuesday, December 22 2020

The Canadian Catholic television network Salt + Light has released its special broadcasting schedule for Christmas celebrations to be presided by Pope Francis. Visit Salt + Light's website at for the complete schedule.      

The Psalms: A Doorway to Jewish-Catholic Dialogue

Monday, December 14 2020

On the recommendation of the Commission for Christian Unity, Religious Relations with the Jews and Interfaith Dialogue of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), and the approval of the Conference’s Executive Committee, the CCCB – Canadian Rabbinic Caucus bilateral dialogue released a new resource entitled: “The Psalms: A Doorway to Jewish-Catholic Dialogue.” The resource presents a selection of teachings and reflections flowing from the…

Installation of the New Bishop for the Diocese of Sault Ste-Marie

Monday, December 14 2020

The installation of the Most Reverend Thomas Dowd as Bishop of Sault Ste-Marie will take place during a Eucharistic Celebration on Thursday, 17 December 2020, at 2:00 p.m., at the Pro‑Cathedral of the Assumption in North Bay, Ontario. When appointed Bishop of Sault Ste-Marie by the Holy Father on 22 October 2020, Bishop Dowd was serving as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Montréal. In consideration…