Diocese of Thunder Bay Holy Week and the Celebration of the Paschal Triduum - 2020

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Holy Week Announcment

March 31, 2020

My Friends: I know it is difficult during this uncertain time to concentrate on many things as we listen attentively to the news about the coronavirus-Covid- 19.

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Monday Memo – March 30th, 2020

March 31, 2020

Two reflections in this weeks Monday Memo Monday Memo Reflections – March 30th, 2020  

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Closure(s) – Diocesan Memo

March 25, 2020

As of today, Wednesday March 25, 2020, the Catholic Pastoral Centre will be closed to the public until further notice due to the imposed rules of the Ontario Government. We will be available if you require assistance from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by email at chancery@dotb.ca or by telephone at (807)343-­9313. All Parishes and…

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Monday Memo – March 23rd, 2020

March 24, 2020

Clergy News and Covid-19 in this this weeks Monday Memo and a special message from Bishop Colli. Monday Memo March 23rd, 2020

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April 2, 2020

WASH YOUR HANDS for the length of a Memorare and pray for those affected by Coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Novena

March 23, 2020

The following is The Coronavirus Novena from www.praymorenovenas.com, a website that delivers novena prayers right to your inbox so that you won’t forget!

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March 23, 2020

Pope Francis prayed for families who are cooped up in their homes and for those who are ill with COVID=19.

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Special Notice to All Parishes Re: Corona Virus – Covid 19

March 16, 2020

In consultation with health officials here in Thunder Bay and in an attempt to curb the spread of this virus in northwestern Ontario and to safeguard the health of everyone, especially of the elderly and most vulnerable, I am regretfully making the decision to CANCEL ALL SUNDAY MASSES IN ALL PARISHES OF THE DIOCESE (Saturday…

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Lent: A Time for Personal Retreat

March 2, 2020
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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.

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

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Daily Mass available from MANY sources

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)