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Lenten Message 2022 – Bishop Colli

March 7, 2022

In his message for Lent 2022, Pope Francis invites all the faithful to sow seeds of goodness, so that we might reap a harvest of salvation for ourselves and others.

Bishops Public Statements

My Dear Friends – Bishop Colli

January 17, 2022

As we continue to maintain our vigilance for safety with Covid-19 and the Omicron variant, I ask that you continue to reach out to those who feel alone and especially to our elderly parishioners. A simple phone call or a little letter or card or some Face Time visits would be most appreciated I am…

Statement of Apology

Statement of Apology – Indigenous Peoples of Canada

September 27, 2021

Bishops of Canada Apologize


Clergy News: August 11th, 2021

August 11, 2021

To all parishes – clergy and parishioners:


Clergy News: July 26, 2021

August 11, 2021

Amendments to WorshipSafe document procedures for Parishes:

FAQs on Residential Schools from Toronto Archdiocese

July 28, 2021

Background for Catholics Residential Schools: Over the past several months, there has been a national conversation on the tragic history of residential schools in Canada. The role of the Catholic Church in the residential school system has been a part of that discussion.


The Sad Legacy of Residential Schools

June 30, 2021

With the recent news about more unmarked graves being discovered at a former residential school in Saskatchewan, I felt it was necessary to share with you a few notes about how this news is broadcast to us.

Coat of Arms

A Very Very Sad Moment for All

June 4, 2021

My Dear Friends, As the Catholic Bishop of Thunder Bay diocese I want to join my voice with the voices of our Church community in expressing our sorrow and sense of shock and loss about the children’s graves found at the former residential school in Kamloops.

Bishops Public Statements

Message from Bishop Colli (Easter 2021)

April 3, 2021

The word Alleluia, which we hear again on Easter after a long period of silence during the Lenten season, is a Hebrew word, which means: “Praise to the Lord.”

Stations of the Cross - Bishop Colli

Stations of the Cross with Bishop Colli

April 2, 2021