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, April 27, 2021 - 11:16

Here are a few pictures of the April 24th celebration at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bathurst. Mrgr Jodoin presided the Mass, assisted by Father Étienne Ramsès Same, RCJ, for the First Communion of a catechesis group from the Chaleur Region.
Our Bishop’s 8th Episcopal Anniversary was also commemorated.

Blessed Episcopal Anniversary Msgr Jodoin!  

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 09:53

On April 8th, 2021, The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) published a message to the faithful on the expansion of euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 09:14

To commemorate the 58th World Day of Vocations, Pope Francis wrote a letter entitled “Saint Joseph : The Dream of Vocation” which his Holiness presented last March 19th on the Feast of Saint Joseph.

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:48

During the Easter Vigil Mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bathurst on April 3 at 8pm, Mgr Jodoin presided over the Sacraments of Christian Initiation for a young catechumen.

Arnoul Nya, a young adult from Cameroun who is in Canada for his studies, received the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.

Let our prayers accompany this young new Catholic.  

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 10:21

This year's Chrism Mass, presided by Mgr Jodoin at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bathurst yesterday, Tuesday, March 30th at 7pm, was broadcasted live on the Diocese of Bathurst Facebook page (@DiocesedeBathurst).

In addition to blessing and consecrating the Holy oils, Mgr Jodoin commemmorated the priests who will celebrate jubily priestly anniversaries this year : 

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 09:31

The Chrism Mass celebrated in the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bathurst will be broadcasted live on our Facebook page at :

tomorrow, March 30th at 7pm.

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 16:08

From the Office of the Bishop
Year of Saint Joseph
On December 8th, Pope Francis announced to us a Year of Saint Joseph on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation by Pope Pius IX of Saint Joseph as patron of the Universal Church.

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 10:04

From the Office of the Bishop

Here are the main points from the Press Release of March 5th, 2021