Catholic Pastoral Centre

The Pastoral Centre

Pastoral Centre Contacts

Bishop: 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: Sarah Qeer
Adult Faith, Library: Hannah Hay
Office of Worship: Fr. Victor De Gagné
St. Andrew's Cemetery: Amanda Pugh
Development and Peace: Evelyn Marcon
Financial Officer: Debbie Keating
Native Ministry: Fr. Gerald McDougall
Diaconate Program: Rev. Mr. Larry Kurec
Teens Encounter Christ: Debbie DeBruyne
Youth Office:
Receptionist: Sally Karmen
Maintenance: Donald Rogers
Webmaster: Stewart Rathje


About the Pastoral Centre

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

Office Hours (Monday to Friday)

  • Summer Hours: 8:00 to 3:30. (June 1st to August 23rd, 2021)
  • Winter Hours: 8:30 to 4:30. (August 24th, 2021 to May 31st, 2022)
  • Closed for lunch from 12:30 to 1:00 every day.

People may leave a message on our answering machine after hours or during lunch time.