Recent News

February 26, 2021: The Archbishop's Friday ReportFeb 26, 2021

Archdiocese of Winnipeg - Through this week's edition of the Friday Report, Archbishop Gagnon delivers news on the progress of the new Archdiocesan mobile app, continued hope for the future with the re-opening of our churches, and touches on his visits to parishes within our Archdiocese for the live-streamed celebrations of Sunday Mass in the coming months. His Grace also inspires us with a story from a member of our community and how she and her children are getting creative to pray for those in need during this season of Lent. He then answers questions regarding singing during Mass (8:02), indulgences during the Year of St. Joseph (9:34) and special celebrations during Holy Week (10:55).

CCCB and CCODP - Caritas Canada conclude joint review of international partner organizationsFeb 26, 2021

Montreal/Ottawa - The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace – Caritas Canada (CCODP) have concluded a review of the latter’s international partner organizations that receive project funding from CCODP. From a total of 205 partners, the review initially identified 52 organizations for closer study and later added 11 more, for a total of 63 that were examined. The review did not examine partner organizations affiliated with Caritas Internationalis or part of a Catholic diocesan structure and ministry. Following a number of interim reports, a final concluding report was submitted to the Plenary Assembly of the CCCB and the National Council of the CCODP and approved by both organizations in September and November 2020 respectively.

Safely Restoring Services and Activities in Manitoba - Next StepsFeb 26, 2021

In the CommunityThe Provincial Government is once again asking Manitobans to consider taking the “Safely Restoring Services and Activities in Manitoba” survey through the EngageMB website (https://engagemb.ca/restartmb-pandemic-response-system/survey_tools/survey-25feb21). The survey is open until Tuesday, March 2, at 9:00 a.m., and may also be accessed through our Archdiocesan website.