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Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

CCCB Issues Letter to the Federal Government (Re: Persons Living with Mental Illness to Access Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide)

May 15, 2023

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.

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Clergy News – Covid19 Update (April 25th, 2023)

April 26, 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.

Stations of the Cross - Bishop Colli

Stations of the Cross with Bishop Colli 2023

April 9, 2023
Bishops Public Statements

Lent 2023 – Our Journey with Jesus

February 27, 2023

In his Lenten reflection this year, Pope Francis centres on the Gospel of the Second Sunday of Lent, which is the story of the Transfiguration.

Lenten Message of Pope Francis 2023

February 22, 2023

Message of the Holy Father for Lent 2023, Lenten Penance and the Synodal Journey

Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples (Letters)

February 8, 2023

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops have issued four letters of reconciliation to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.

Bishops Public Statements

Diocesan Year of Prayer for Priestly Vocations

January 23, 2023

My Dear Friends: As we enter into 2023, I have encouraged our Diocesan Worship Committee to help me make this year a special year in our diocese.

Statement by Bishop Raymond Poisson on the Passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

December 31, 2022

Statement by Bishop Raymond Poisson, Bishop of St-Jérôme-Mont-Laurier and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Bishops Public Statements

Christmas Letter from Bishop Colli – 2022

December 12, 2022

Today A Light Will Shine Upon Us – Christmas 2022

Pastoral Letter to Young People

Letter from the Catholic Bishops to Young People

December 12, 2022

Dear young people, God loves you! No matter what is happening in your life, you are at all times loved by a God who is with you always and wants you to flourish and be happy.