The Catholic Pastoral Centre (Chancery) is located in the city of Thunder Bay. It houses the Bishop's office, the Marriage Tribunal, St. Andrew's Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum office, the Adult Faith office and Resource Centre, the Office of Worship, the Youth Ministry office, the bookkeeping office, and Bishop's Diocesan Ministry Campaign, the Teens Encounter Christ (youth retreat program) office, the Diocesan Office of Catholic Education, the Archives, the Chancellor, the Permanent Diaconate office, the Development and Peace office, the Native Ministry office, and the Development Office. It is located at:



1222 Reaume Street

Postal Box 10400

Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 6T8

(807) 343-9313, Fax: (807) 343-9114


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Chancery OfficeBishop: Most Rev. Fred J. Colli, D.D.

Vicar General: Msgr. Pat Stilla (St. Patrick's Cathedral)

Chancellor: Fr. Joseph Arockiam, J.C.L.

Director of Personnel / Executive Secretary: Susan Nistico

Marriage Tribunal: Fr. Joseph Arockiam, J.C.L.

Bishop's Diocesan Ministry Campaign: Susan Nistico

DOORS Office - Joanne Ruberto

Adult Faith, Library: Hannah Hay

Office of Worship: Madeleine Platana

St. Andrew's Cemetery: Bernadette Olsen

Development and Peace: Debbie DeBruyne

Archives: Roy Piovesana

Financial Officer: Debbie Keating

Native Ministry: Fr. Larry Kroker, S.J., Carol McKerral

Diaconate Program: Rev. Mr. Dave Cattani

Teens Encounter Christ: Debbie DeBruyne

Youth Office: 

Receptionist: Sheila Taddeo

Maintenance: Donald Rogers

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