Here is the schedule for Ash Wednesday (Wed. March 1st, 2017) English celebrations in our Diocese
Campbellton (St. Thomas Aquinas) : 11:00am
Belledune (St. Gabriel, the Archangel) : 7:00pm
Dalhousie (St. John, Bosco) : 7:00pm
Bathurst (Holy Family) : 7:00pm
Throughout the world, dioceses will commemorate the ending of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy on November 13th. These commemorations will then be followed by the official ending of the Jubilee in Rome on November 20th.
Parishioners will be able to pass the Holy Door of Mercy at the Cathedral for the last time during mass celebrations of November 12th and 13th. Our Bishop, his Excellency Daniel Jodoin will close the Holy Door after the 11 o’clock mass on Sunday, November 13th
The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has published new instructions regarding burials and the conservation of ashes.
The first pastoral unit of the Diocese to undertake the creation of its new parish was in the Lamèque area.
You may look through the photo gallery of the inauguration celebration for the new Saint-Pierre parish as well as the photo galleries of Bishop Jodoin's pastoral visit of the surrounding communities by following the links below :
Novena to Saint Anne
Mr. Réjean Bernier, a lay member and family man who has worked fifteen years at the Saint Anne de Beaupré Shrine.
To celebrate Saint Anne's Day, the Saint Anne's parish in Listugui, Quebec will be organising a novena as well as several masses. During these celebrations there will also be dinners, games for children and the religious gift shop will be open.
Here is the celebrations schedule (Please note that all celebrations are on New Brunswick time)
There are many ways to pass the Door of Mercy. Here are a few examples:
- Alone, privately
- Alone, with guidance from the onsite facilitator
- With a group
- With your parish
It is important to mentally and spiritually prepare oneself to attain spiritual fulfilment.
A spiritural guide has been prepared and will be available to all who want to experience this spiritual journey.