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Appointments in the Archdiocese of Gatineau, effective July 1, 2021

Appointments in the Archdiocese of Gatineau, effective July 1, 2021

  1. Bishop Durocher has accepted the resignation of Brother Antonio Tavares de Sousa, O.P., as chaplain of the Portuguese Catholic Mission of the Holy Spirit, Gatineau. Luciano Roberto Camargo will take over as administrator of the Mission as of July 1, 2021, and this until June 30, 2022.
  2. Bishop Durocher has renewed the mandate of Father Rodhain Kasuba-Malu as pastor of Notre-Dame de l’Eau Vive Parish, Gatineau, from July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2027.
  • Statement from the Executive Committee of the CCCB on the upcoming federal elections: "Voting: a duty, a gift, an opportunity”

    The Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops encourages all Catholics in Canada to vote in the upcoming federal elections. In preparation, the faithful should reflect on their concerns and aspirations, familiarize themselves with the different party platforms, as well as with the candidates in their respective ridings, and come to a decision about whom to vote for with a free and informed conscience.

    Published on 17.09.21
  • A success for the 9th edition of the Archbishop's Golf Open

    After a one-year pause due to the pandemic, the annual Archbishop's Golf Open was a great success on September 10 at Kingsway Golf Club. Thanks to the participation of golfers and generous sponsors, $17,700 was raised in support of the Archdiocese's mission to assist community organizations in the region...

    Published on 13.09.21
  • Listening to the Faithful: Vatican releases Synod Preparatory Document

    The General Secretariat for the Synod of Bishops presents the base text and “vademecum” – or handbook – to guide the journey of the Synod on Synodality...

    Published on 10.09.21
  • Season of Creation 2021 – A Home for All? Renewing the Oikos of God

    Endorsed by Pope Francis in 2015 and supported by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, the annual month-long ecumenical celebration entitled the Season of Creation will begin on 1 September (World Day of Prayer for Creation) and continue until 4 October 2021 (feast of Saint Francis of Assisi). The celebration calls on the global Christian community to promote prayer and action to protect our common home. The theme for this year’s season is “A Home for All? Renewing the Oikos of God”. For more information and resources on the Season of Creation, please visit the website at

    Published on 01.09.21
  • About the Vaccine Passport: Note from the AECQ

    Good news: the statement released yesterday by the Ministry of Health specifies in full that the vaccination passport is not required for places of worship, wedding ceremonies, and funerals. Implicitly, this means that the activities of places of worship are not deemed "non-essential" by the government, as is the case with gyms, restaurants, and the like. It's already something ...

    Published on 25.08.21
  • Death of Marie-Thérèse Ébacher, sister of Monsignor Roger Ébacher

    Death of Marie-Thérèse Ébacher, sister of Monsignor Roger Ébacher
    Bishop Roger Ébacher informs us of the death of his young sister Marie-Thérèse, which occurred in Montreal last Sunday. 76 years old, she is survived by her husband Lucien, her daughter Elsa (Jimmy Rodrigue), and her granddaughter Léonie. Of this family of 10 children, survived Bishop Roger and his sister Gabrielle.


    Published on 20.08.21
  • Haiti needs our support

    A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti's Tiburon Peninsula on Saturday, August 14 at 8:29 a.m., about 150 kilometres west of the capital, Port-au-Prince. Much of the damage occurred in the towns of Jeremie and Les Cayes. The force of the earthquake was felt in almost all across the country, including the western department.

    Published on 17.08.21
  • Short Video message from the Standing Committee of CCEC for Family and Life

     The CCCB Standing Committee for Family and Life released a short video message for the First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which will take place on Sunday, 25 July 2021. The video message brings to life the theme chosen for this day, “I am with you always” (cf. Mt 28:20)...

    Published on 20.07.21
  • Statement from the Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding the Saskatchewan ''Catholic TRC Healing Response Appeal''

    The Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) supports the Bishops of Saskatchewan as they announce a new province-wide Appeal for Support of Healing and Reconciliation...

    Published on 19.07.21

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