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Reporting Sexual Misconduct:
The Diocese of Thunder Bay and all its employees and volunteers are committed to making our areas a safe environment for minors, the elderly, and any vulnerable people. In response to that commitment, if you feel you wish to make a complaint against a priest, a lay employee or volunteer, please call our Diocesan Assessor, Fr. James Panikulam at 807-475-7489 or our Diocesan Associate Assessor, Sandra Debesys at 807-343-9313. If you have a complaint against a Bishop - please call 1-866-892-3737 or to submit an on-line confidential complaint against a bishop please click here. Thank You.
For more information you can also read the reporting information for Bishops FAQ.
Update on Covid-19
April 24, 2023
Now that many hospitals and special care facilities are lifting their requirements and restrictions concerning COVID, I ask that we all make an effort to return to our parish communities for Sunday Mass. The use of a mask will still be optional and there will be sanatizing stations at the doors of our churches and parish halls. Again, people with colds or flu, or those feeling not well, are asked to remain home and not attend Mass at this time until they feeling better. Most restrictions in our parish churches will cease shortly – but we will maintain a constant awareness, in case there are changes in the communities with the COVID issue. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We want all our facilities to be safe places for all our parishioners
Monday Memo – May 23rd, 2023
This weeks Monday Memo for May 23rd, 2023 includes the following items:Read More
CCCB Issues Letter to the Federal Government (Re: Persons Living with Mental Illness to Access Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide)
Ottawa – Today, in the context of the National Week for Family and Life, the Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued both an Open Letter to the Government of Canada and a Message to the Catholic Faithful on federal legislation which, by 17 March 2024, will permit persons living with mental illness to access euthanasia.Read More
Monday Memo – May 15th, 2023
This weeks Monday Memo for May 15th, 2023 includes the following items:Read More
Monday Memo – May 8th, 2023
This weeks Monday memo for May 8th, 2023 includes the following items:Read More
Monday Memo – May 1st, 2023
This weeks Monday Memo for May 1st, 2023 includes the following items:Read More
Clergy News – Covid19 Update (April 25th, 2023)
COVID UPDATE: With many hospitals and long term care facilities easing the restrictions for Covid, we will now use the following recommendations for all our churches and parish facilities in our diocese as of April 25, 2023.Read More
Fr. Randal Morrisseau 25th Anniversary
Fr. Randal Morrisseau 25th Anniversary Photos at St. Teresa Parish in Kakabeka Falls, Ontario.Read More
Understanding Scripture, Series 11 – Session 3
Series #11 of Msgr. Stilla’s Bible Studies – The Miracles of Jesus in the Bible. These sessions are designed to help us better understand and appreciate our faith.Read More
Chrism Mass 2023
Bishop Colli invited everyone to celebrate the Chrism Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on March 30th at 7:00 p.m. At this Mass Bishop Colli blessed the holy oils for the use in the sacraments.Read More
Feast of Divine Mercy (Livestream – 2023)
Corpus Christi Church, 664 Red River Road will be hosting Diving Mercy Sunday on April 16, 2023, at 2:45 p.m. with Fr. Victor DeGagne. Blessing with Relic of St. Faustina. All are welcome to experience the tender Mercy of God. The Event will also be live streamed on the Diocese of Thunder Bay Youtube Channel.…Read More
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Bishop Fred Joseph Colli is the current bishop of Thunder Bay and area. The Bishop's 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.
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Masses online and on TV, here are a few suggestions:
VisionTV (Bell Channel 261, Shaw Direct Channel 394, and Tbaytel Channel 675)
EWTN (Shaw Channels 292, 559. and 285)
Faith TV (Bell Channel 591)
Joy-V (Bell Channel 656)
YesTV (Bell Channel 651)