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January 15, 2021: The Archbishop's Friday ReportJan 15, 2021

Archdiocese of WinnipegThrough this week's edition of the Friday Report, Archbishop Gagnon updates us on his participation in the Canadian Council for Churches' virtual retreat as well as positive remarks from members of our Archdiocese. He then answers questions about Pope Francis’ recent document, Spiritus Domini and the effect that it’ll have on our churches (8:44). Then, he touches on questions about the easing of restrictions (13:12), as well as how we as the church can “keep close” to those on the peripheries during this time (16:22).

Deacons of MB Newsletter, Vol. 1 Issue 6Jan 12, 2021

In the Community - We invite you to read the most recent edition of the Newsletter for the community of permanent deacons in Manitoba. For more information, please contact Deacon Jim Frater ( or Deacon Michael Cordova ( 

Your kind prayers - Deacon Harold GrahamDec 31, 2020

St. Albert, Alberta - Your kind prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Deacon Harold (Hal) Graham who passed away on December 15, 2020 in St Albert, Alberta at the age of 87. Deacon Hal was born on March 16, 1933 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Hal and his wife Eveline were married in 1955 and raised a family of six children.  After a career with the Royal Canadian Air Force, Hal entered the Permanent Diaconate Program and was ordained a deacon by Cardinal George Flahiff on July 3, 1976.