The Diocese of Bathurst is a French Catholic Diocese in Northeastern New Brunswick serving 12 parishes comprised of 51 Christian communities, of which 8 are english-speaking.
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 14:22

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 15:48

Following the disturbing discovery of the remains of 215 children from the Kamloops Residential School in British Columbia, Mgr.

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 10:00
As you may well know, Father Wilfred Benoit passed away last year on May 22nd at the age of 97. His funeral service was held on Saturday, July 2nd, 2020.
On June 5th of this year, Msgr Jodoin received a visit from Mrs. Anne Benoit Leblanc, Father Benoit's niece. Mrs. Benoit LeBlanc informed the bishop that her uncle had left a testamentary bequest to the Diocese.
Father Benoit showed great generosity by offering, through his bequest, a substantial amount to the Diocese.
Monday, May 31, 2021 - 16:16
Today, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) published a statement following the report of a recent discovery of children’s graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation.
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:13

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 15:46

From the Office of the Bishop
Last weekend, Msgr Jodoin celebrated Eucharist with the parishionners of the Saint Gabriel the Archangel and Saint John the Evangelist Christian communities. 
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Friday, April 30, 2021 - 13:22

From the Office of the Bishop
Since Palm Sunday, Bishop Jodoin has been conducting his pastoral visit to the Christian communities of the diocese by celebrating the Sunday liturgy with them.
He has already visited the following communities: Cathedral, Allardville, Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire, Robertville, Petit-Rocher, Beresford, Pointe-Verte, Holy Family, Saint-Sauveur, Saint-Simon, Lavillette, Maisonnette and Lamèque. The week of April 11 to 17, he celebrated with the parishioners of Val D’Amours and Charlo.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 15:10

From the Office of the Bishop
On Saturday, April 24th 2021, Msgr Jodoin celebrated Mass with the parishionners of the Christian community of Notre-Dame-Auxiliatrice in Notre-Dame-des-Érables.
On Sunday, April 25th 2021, Msgr Jodoin assisted Father Ramsès Same with the First Communion celebration of the your from the Saint-Frère-André parish at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bathurst. Twenty-nine youth received their first Eucharist.