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.
From the Bishop's Office 


Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 16:11

From the Bishop's Office
National Collections

Due to the confinement we have lived through since the spring, certain collections were unable to be fulfilled. The Holy See has decided to reschedule these collections in the fall. Here are the five national collections that will occur over the next couple of months :

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 16:07

Mano Teroiatea, seminarian for the Diocese of Bathurst, has begun his 2020-2021 school year at the Grand Seminaire de Montréal. The Grand Seminaire is not located in the Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie area of Montreal next to the St. Arsène church.

Happy studies Mano.

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 10:40

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the old Facebook page of the Diocese is not longer functional.

Please "Like" and "Share" our new page :

Thank you for your comprehension and your support.


Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 09:43
The Sacred Heart Thift Shop yard sale
is extended until August 15th.
Everything is at $1, or you can fill a shopping bag for $5.

From Tuesday, August 11th to Saturday, August 15th
from 8am to 4pm

There is something for everyone!


Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:05

From the Bishop's Office
The DIOCESE NEWSLETTER will take a publishing hiatus from August 10th to August 30th, 2020.
News of our priests
Birthdays in the month of August :

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:00
The first page of the book. Inscription : Paroisse St-Paul de Caraquet 1904

During the construction of the new church in Bas-Caraquet, workers found a time capsule inside a corner stone wich dated from September 25, 1904. 
This heritage treasure was discovered when workers were getting ready to cut one of the old church's corner stones to install it on the inside porch wall of hte new church. The time capsule contained plans of the old church and a book. 

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 10:10

From the Office of the Bishop
On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at 11 am in the Saint-Augustin church in Paquetville will be held the funerals for Mr. Louis Doiron and Mr. Arthur Doiron, brothers to Father Yvon Doiron.

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 13:58


The Sacred Heart Thrift Shop will have a "Yard Sale" from August 8th to the 11th from 8 am to 4 pm. The sale will take place in the great hall of the Diocese Retreat Center at 775 College Street in Bathurst. 

Clothing for all occasions
(Men / Women / Children)
5$ / bag


All are welcome !