Since 2018, the people of the Archdiocese of Gatineau have been walking together in a synodal process to identify how we are called to live the mission of Christ in our lives, in our communities and in our neighbourhoods...
Today, the members of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) published a statement calling for an end to religious violence in Canada, and more specifically Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.
Like you, I am shocked by the news of the discovery of 215 unmarked graves of Aboriginal children on the grounds of Kamloops Residential School. I grieve for our Indigenous brothers and sisters whose suffering is rekindled by this news. As a member of a Church that has contributed to this desolation, I am ashamed...
I want to tell you how much pain I feel for the Afzaals family members killed in London yesterday, and for the entire Islamic community in Canada. This killing makes no sense. Perhaps it will awaken in the whole population a renewed desire for fraternity and peace so that can lead us to the path of dialogue, mutual respect and friendship. Be assured of my prayer and my support!
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) published a statement following the report of a recent discovery of children’s graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation.
CCCB Statement Regarding Discovery at Former Kamloops Indian Residential School
On the same theme as last year, the 2021 fundraising campaign for our parishes ("la dîme") is currently taking place in the 53 parishes of our Diocesan Church.
Your donations will help ensure the sustainability of the mission of our parishes, which are to the service of the population of the Outaouais region.
On behalf of each parish in our beautiful region, the Archdiocese of Gatineau wants to express his gratitude for your great generosity!
Video of Archbishop Durocher (in French)
Quebec Premier François Legault yesterday announced the major steps in the deconfinement process, which will begin on May 28 and will soon allow the population of Quebec to return to a more normal life.
Please consult this diagram to know what awaits the places of worship between now and June 28.