In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 11, 2018 St. Joseph's Church in Ebb and Flow was completely destroyed in a fire. The community is gathering to ascertain next steps including finding a location to celebrate Sunday Eucharist. 'Read More' to see the memorandum from Archbishop Richard Gagnon.

A commemorative historical event celebrating the Archdiocese of St. Boniface, the Redemptorist Fathers of the Yorkton Province, and the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg, join Metropolitan Lawrence Huculak, Archbishop Albert LeGatt and Archbishop Richard Gagnon at a special trilingual Divine Liturgy giving thanks for the milestones our Catholic Church has reached. 'Read More' for details.

 

Are assisted dying laws leading society down a dangerous path?  Former Winnipeg filmmaker Kevin Dunn has spent the past three years travelling throughout Europe and North America to ask this important question. 'Read More' for information on a special screening of "Fatal Flaws". 

The Archbishop is pleased to announce the Ordinations of six candidates to the Permanent Diaconate. "Read More" to view the memorandum issued by the Reverend W. Richard Arsenault.

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.

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