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Monday Memo – February 20th, 2018

February 20, 2018

Read about the Journey to Easter, Drawing Closer to God:Lenten Workshop and more.

Monday Memo – February 12th, 2018

February 12, 2018

Read about the Journey to Easter, Drawing Closer to God:Lenten Workshop and more.

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

Monday Memo – February 5th, 2018

February 5, 2018

Read about the Introduction to J.P.’s Theology of the Body, Exploring Your Faith and more!

Important Clergy News

January 29, 2018

“Call for Conscience Campaign in Ontario” Cardinal Collins and the Ontario bishops are asking all the dioceses of Ontario to participate in a call to action campaign called: “Call for Conscience Campaign”. This is a request that parishioners sign into a website and in turn send a letter to their MPP calling on the Ontario…

Monday Memo – January 29th, 2018

January 29, 2018

Read about the Holy Family Icon, Introduction to J.P.’s Theology of the Body, and more!

Monday Memo – January 22nd, 2018

January 22, 2018

Read about the Men for Spiritual Fitness, Kindergarten Information Nights, St. Kateri Prayer Weekend, and more!

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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

First Friday of the Month

January 29, 2018

This Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 is the first Friday of the month. On this special day, many parishes offer a Mass and Eucharistic Adoration with Benediction.

Call for Conscience Campaign – Health Care Professionals

January 29, 2018

Statement from Bishop Colli: My dear friends, I would like to thank you for all that you currently do to support and strengthen our Catholic community. I would also like to ask for your help and prayers.

Relic of St. Francis Xavier is Touring Canada

January 22, 2018

This headline led me to delve deeper into relics, and their meaning to us as Catholics. The following is an excerpt on relics from Gus Lloyd’s book, A Minute in the Church: Life in Christ, available at the Pastoral Centre:

Forgiven

January 22, 2018

Renew Your Experience of God’s Mercy. Forgiven is the incredible video series that shares God’s invitation with each of us to experience his indescribable love in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

The Friendship Project

January 15, 2018

Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet are dedicated wives, mothers, and volunteers. They are also friends, Catholic speakers, and the coauthors of Divine Mercy for Moms, a Catholic best seller, which continues to inspire women to come together to pray, study, and live in friendship around the Divine Mercy devotion.

Reel Review with Fr. Luigi – December 2017

January 2, 2018

What is the message of this movie? It is clearly “a spectacular movie for the whole family” who likes to spend an evening together and enjoy the original presentation imagining a year in the boyhood of Jesus.

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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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