• WEEKLY BULLETIN – October 27, 2020 (Ferial)

    The seed grew and became a tree. (Luke 13.18-21) FROM THE DIOCESE Ecclesia The October 2020 issue of the Diocesan newsletter, Ecclesia, is now available in parishes. It is also available here on the Diocesan website. Prayers For the repose of the soul of Mrs. Magdalen Helen “Margaret” McFarlane, mother

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – October 20, 2020 (Ferial)

    Blessed are those slaves whom the master finds alert when he comes. (Luke 12.35-38) FROM THE DIOCESE Prayers For the repose of the soul of Mrs. Laura Tomasini, grandmother of Rev. Anthony Burchat, who passed away on Tuesday, October 13th. Please also pray for the consolation of Father Burchat and the

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – October 13, 2020 (Ferial)

    Give alms, and everything will be made clean for you. (Luke 11.37-41) FROM THE DIOCESE Pastoral Appointment Most Rev. Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R, announced that Rev. Anthony Burchat was appointed to Parochial Vicar at St. Columbkille Cathedral. This appointment took effect October 1, 2020. Pastoral Appointment Rev. William J. Kenney will

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – October 6, 2020 (Ferial)

    Martha welcomed Jesus into her home. Mary chose the better part. (Luke 10.38-42) FROM THE DIOCESE Thanksgiving Weekend The Diocesan Offices will be closed on Monday, October 12th, and will reopen on Tuesday, October 13th at 8:30 a.m. Pastoral Appointment Most Rev. Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R, announced that Rev. Anthony Burchat

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – September 29, 2020 (St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael, Archangels)

    You will see the Son of Man, with angels ascending and descending upon him. (John 1.47-51) FROM THE DIOCESE Pastoral Appointment Most Rev. Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R, announces that Rev. Anthony Burchat is appointed to Parochial Vicar at St. Columbkille Cathedral. This appointment takes effect October 1, 2020. Pastoral Appointment Rev.

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – September 22, 2020 (Ferial)

    My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it. (Luke 8. 19-21) FROM THE DIOCESE New Office Hours Please note that the Diocesan Offices are now open from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R. Installation Video Bishop

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – September 15, 2020 (Our Lady of Sorrows)

    Simeon told Mary, “A sword will pierce your soul.” (Luke 2.33-35) FROM THE DIOCESE New Office Hours Please note that the Diocesan Offices are now open from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R. Installation Video Bishop Desrochers’ installation video from July 3rd can now

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – September 8, 2020 (The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

    Joseph, it is the Holy Spirit who has given Mary a child. (Matthew 1.18-23) FROM THE DIOCESE New Office Hours Please note that the Diocesan Offices are now open from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Ecclesia The deadline for submissions for the next issue of Ecclesia is

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – September 1, 2020

    I know who you are, the Holy One of God. (Luke 4.31-37) FROM THE DIOCESE Labour Day Please be advised that the Diocesan Offices will be closed Labour Day, Monday, September 7th Ecclesia The deadline for submissions for the next issue of Ecclesia is September 8th. All submissions are welcome.

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – August 25, 2020

    You ought to have practised justice and mercy, without neglecting the others. (Matthew 23.23-26) FROM THE DIOCESE Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R. Installation Video Bishop Desrochers’ installation video from July 3rd can now be found on our website here. Clergy Appointments Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R., announces the following appointments, which take

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – August 11, 2020

    Take care that you do not despise one of these little ones. (Matthew 18.1-5, 10, 12-14) FROM THE DIOCESE Clergy Appointments Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R., announces the following appointments, which take effect September 1, 2020, unless otherwise indicated. The Bishop wishes to thank all those who accepted an appointment, and

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – August 4, 2020

    Every plant my heavenly Father has not planted will be uprooted. (Matthew 15.1-2, 10-14) FROM THE DIOCESE Summer Office Hours The Diocesan Offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and will close at noon every Friday until September 4th. Clergy Appointments Bishop Guy Desrochers,

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – July 28, 2020

    As the weeds are collected and burned with fire, so will it be at the end of the age. (Matthew 13.36-43) FROM THE DIOCESE Summer Office Hours The Diocesan Offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and will close at noon every Friday until

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – July 21, 2020

    Pointing to his disciples, Jesus said, “Here are my mother and my brothers. (Matthew 12.46, 48-50) FROM THE DIOCESE Chancery Office Reopening Bishop Desrochers announced that the chancery office will reopen on Monday, July 20th. Office hours will be the regular summer hours: Mondays to Thursdays from 9:00 to 4:00

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – July 14, 2020

    July 14, 2020 – Ferial On the day of judgment, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon than for you. (Matthew 11.20-24) FROM THE DIOCESE Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R. becomes Bishop of Pembroke Read article here. Masks mandatory in Renfrew County beginning the week of July 13: Non-surgical masks

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – July 7, 2020

    July 7, 2020 – Ferial The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few. (Matthew 9.32-38) FROM THE DIOCESE Masks mandatory in Renfrew County beginning the week of July 13: Non-surgical masks become mandatory in certain enclosed spaces (including churches) in Renfrew County the week of July 13. Exceptions include

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – June 30, 2020

    June 30, 2020 – Ferial Jesus rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a calm. (Matthew 8.23-27) FROM THE DIOCESE Installation as Bishop of Pembroke Bishop Guy Desrochers will be installed as Bishop of Pembroke on July 3rd. On account of the restrictions necessitated by COVID-19, this will

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – June 23, 2020

    June 23, 2020 – Ferial Do to others as you would have them do to you. (Matthew 7.6, 12-14) FROM THE DIOCESE Installation as Bishop of Pembroke: Bishop Guy Desrochers will be installed as Bishop of Pembroke on July 3rd. On account of the restrictions necessitated by COVID-19, this will

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – June 16, 2020

    June 16, 2020 – Ferial Love your enemies. (Matthew 5.43-48) FROM THE DIOCESE Father’s Day – June21st Let us pray for those men who, in general, were the first male role models in our lives. Installation as Bishop of Pembroke: Bishop Guy Desrochers will be installed as Bishop of Pembroke

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – June 9, 2020

    June 9, 2020 – St. Columbkille, Abbot, titular of the Cathedral and principal patron of the Diocese You are the light of the world. (Matthew 5.13-16) FROM THE DIOCESE Announcement from Archbishop Mulhall – June 8, 2020 Safe Opening of Parishes, click here. Installation as Bishop of Pembroke: Bishop Guy

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – June 2, 2020

    June 2, 2020 – Ferial Give to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s. (Mark 12.13-17) FROM THE DIOCESE Installation as Bishop of Pembroke Bishop Guy Desrochers will be installed as Bishop of Pembroke on July 3rd. On account of the

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – May 26, 2020

    May 26, 2020 – Memorial – St. Philip Neri, Priest Father, glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you. (John 17.1-11a) FROM THE DIOCESE Bishop Appointed for the Diocese of Pembroke – Wednesday, May 6, 2020 His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Most Reverend Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R., Bishop

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – May 19, 2020

    May 19, 2020 – Ferial If I do not go away, the Advocate will not come to you. (John 16.5-11) FROM THE DIOCESE Bishop Appointed for the Diocese of Pembroke – Wednesday, May 6, 2020 His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Most Reverend Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R., Bishop of the Diocese

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – May 12, 2020

    May 12, 2020 – Ferial Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. (John 14.27-31a) FROM THE DIOCESE Bishop Appointed for the Diocese of Pembroke – Wednesday, May 6, 2020 His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Most Reverend Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R., Bishop of the Diocese of Pembroke.

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – May 6, 2020

    May 6, 2020 – Ferial The good shepherd is ready to give up life itself for the flock. (John 10.11-16) FROM THE DIOCESE Newly Appointed Bishop for the Diocese of Pembroke! Please read a letter from Archbishop Mulhall, by clicking here. Diocesan Offices Remain Closed The Diocesan and Bishop’s Offices

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – April 28

    April 28, 2020 – Ferial It was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven. (John 6.30-35) FROM THE DIOCESE Diocesan Offices Closed: The Diocesan and Bishop’s Offices located at 188 Renfrew St., Pembroke, are closed

  • WEEKLY BULLETIN – April 21

    April 21, 2020 – Ferial No one has ascended into heaven except the one who descended from heaven, the Son of Man. (John 3.7b-15) FROM THE DIOCESE Diocesan Offices Closed: The Diocesan and Bishop’s Offices located at 188 Renfrew St., Pembroke, are closed until further notice. Most staff continue to