The Archbishop is pleased to appoint John Acosta as the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Winnipeg. This appointment is effective October 1, 2018.

'Read More' to view the Memorandum issued by Rev. W. Richard Arsenault.

"It is my joy to announce the start of the Vocations Chalice initiative in the Archdiocese of Winnipeg. Starting September 22nd, 2018 at 5:00 PM mass, St. John Brebeuf parish in Winnipeg will start praying for vocations with a "Vocations Prayer Chalice." Praying for vocations is a responsibility and privilege of all the baptized. The Prayer Chalice will be presented to a family at the conclusion of a Saturday or Sunday Mass each week." - Fr. Peter Nemcek

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You are cordially invited on Sept 28th & 29th, 2018 to a wonderful weekend conference with Fr. Trevor Nathasingh at Saints Martyrs Canadiens Parish, 289 Dussault Ave. 'Read More' for details. 

Serra Club of Brandon's Appreciation Dinner for Clergy and Religious will be held on Wednesday, October 10, at St. Augustine's Church (327 4th Street, Brandon, MB).

The event will begin with Vespers at 5:00 pm presided by Archbishop Richard Gagnon, followed by the banquet. The guest speaker is Father Peter Nemcek, Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Winnipeg.

ArchDiocesan Corner

Archbishop Richard Joseph Gagnon was born on June 17,1948 Lethbridge, Alberta to parents Therese Demers Gagnon and George Gagnon. He came to British Columbia with his family while still a child and attended both Catholic and public schools. He graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School in North Vancouver before proceeding to study philosophy, history and English at Simon Fraser University, completing his Teaching Certification for British Columbia in 1976.

Bishop Gagnon's Seminary Studies were taken at the Pontifical Beda College in Rome from 1978-1983. Richard Gagnon was ordained to the priesthood at Holy Rosary Cathedral on June 24,1983, the Feast of St. John the Baptist, by Archbishop James Carney. The following month he became assistant pastor at St. Mary's Parish in Vancouver and also directed the Religious Studies program at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School until 1991.

Upcoming Events

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22

Life's Vision Annual Life Hike

Saturday - September 22

SEP
22

Vocations Chalice

Saturday - September 22

SEP
26

Serena: Natural Family Planning Class

Wednesday - September 26

SEP
26

DivorceCare - Support Group

Wednesday - September 26

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