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Monday Memo – April 16th, 2018

April 17, 2018

Read about the St. Andrew church First Fridays, Msgr. Stilla’s Bible Series, and more.

Make & Take Fridays

April 9, 2018

We will be offering the following projects on Friday April 27, 2018. Come in anytime on Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to make either or all of the projects for a very low price. You can find out more about Make & Take Friday’s and to register for projects by calling us at…

Monday Memo – April 9th, 2018

April 9, 2018

Read about the Right to Life AGM, Msgr. Stilla’s Bible Series, and more.

Monday Memo – April 3rd, 2018

April 3, 2018

Read about Divine Mercy Sunday, the Right to Life AGM, Msgr. Stilla’s Bible Series, and more.

Important Clergy News

April 3, 2018

Pope Francis and the TRC Apology Pope Francis has decided to not respond to the TRC’s recommendation on Residential Schools in Canada and for this, I am disappointed. I was hoping that the Pope would at least address the issue with some message to the Indigenous people of Canada. He is well aware of the…

Monday Memo – March 26th, 2018

March 26, 2018

Read about the Thunder Bay Street Gospel, the Dew Drop Inn, the Prayers for the Sisters of St. Joseph, and more.

Easter Message 2018

March 26, 2018

While sharing a conversation with a friend recently, he mentioned that he finds it difficult to see any joy in the world today.  The news always seems negative, stories are always about tragedies, and we are stunned by shootings in schools, the difficulties of war and the poverty and anguish that so many people endure,…

Monday Memo – March 19th, 2018

March 19, 2018

Read about St. Andrew Season of Lent, Chaplet of Divine Mercy in Song, the Stations of the Cross and more.

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Make & Take Fridays

April 9, 2018

We will be offering the following projects on Friday April 27, 2018. Come in anytime on Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to make either or all of the projects for a very low price. You can find out more about Make & Take Friday’s and to register for projects by calling us at…

Bishop Colli: Confirmation Videos

April 3, 2018

Easter Message 2018

March 26, 2018

While sharing a conversation with a friend recently, he mentioned that he finds it difficult to see any joy in the world today.  The news always seems negative, stories are always about tragedies, and we are stunned by shootings in schools, the difficulties of war and the poverty and anguish that so many people endure,…

February 2018 Newsletter

March 19, 2018

The 100th anniversary of the final apparition of Our Lady of Fatima was celebrated on October 13, 2017.

Hostess Gifts

February 26, 2018

Perfect hostess gifts are available in the Adult Faith Office at the Catholic Pastoral Centre. Unique, creative, personal, and thoughtful; come visit today.

Understanding Scripture, Series 6 – Session 1

February 26, 2018

Msgr. Stilla Presents three talks on how to understand and Interpret Scripture. Presented by the Adult Faith Office of The Diocese of Thunder Bay.

Lenten Letter 2018

February 12, 2018

Lenten Letter 2018 PDF Format “You are merciful to all O Lord,” As we begin this holy season in our Church’s liturgical year, we are reminded that prayer, fasting and remembering the poor, are the hallmarks of this season for us as Catholics. We are asked to increase our prayer in order that we strengthen…

Event Poster – Winter 2018

February 5, 2018

The Adult Faith Office presents the Winter 2018 Upcoming Spring Education Series

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Bishop Fred Joseph Colli is the current bishop of Thunder Bay and area.  The Bishops Office oversees all day to day operations of the Diocese, the Pastoral Centre and local Catholic parishes.  This also includes Diocesan Development, the webmaster, and finance offices.

Susan Nistico is the executive secretary and director of personnel to the bishop, she can be reached at  or by calling the Pastoral Centre.

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