The Diocese of Bathurst is a French Catholic Diocese in Northeastern New Brunswick serving 12 parishes comprised of 53 Christian communities, of which 8 are english-speaking.
From the Bishop's Office 

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 13:52

This year, 2015, is the centennial of the death of Msgr Marcel-François Richard, founder of the "Monument national des acadiens" the acadian national monument, also known as the Monument Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption (Our Lady of the Assumption Monument). 

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 11:08

Please find  below the pastoral letter "For Christian Communities faithful to Christ and ever more vibrant" sent by Bishop Daniel Jodoin.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 15:19

Looking  for more meaning and more joy in your life?

Looking  for guidance in your faith journey?

Seeking a new or deeper personal relationship with the living Jesus Christ?

St. Thomas Aquinas' Parish, Campbellton invites you to join us for a dynamic and life-changing faith-building experience in the Lord, May 29th, 30th and 31st, 2015.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 15:34

April 2nd, 2015 will be Canada’s first Pope John Paul II Day after MP Wladislaw Lizon’s Private Member’s Bill C-266 - An Act to establish Pope John Paul II Day - received Royal Assent on the evening of December 16th, 2014. This bill designates the second day of April annually in Canada as “Pope John Paul II Day.”

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 16:50

We are happy to announce that Father Wade has undergone his operation this past Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at the Saint-John hospital. 

His quaduple bypass went well. He is now out of the hospital and is recovering well. He will be taking a well deserved rest.

Our prayers are with him and we are anxious for his return! 


Monday, March 9, 2015 - 11:52

The Chrism Mass is a very important celebration for our diocesan church. The faithful and priests of the Diocese gather with their Bishop to celebrate Eucharist and the consecration of the Sacred Chrism, the oil of Baptism and the oil of the sick which will be used in the various parishes. As well, the priests of the Diocese renew their promise to the Bishop and to serve the Diocese.

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 09:44

Pope Francis invites all Catholics the world over to a 24 hour Adoration which will take place from Friday, March 13th at 5:00pm to Saturday, March 14th at 5:00pm.

Due to the renovations at the Cathedral, these 24 hours of Adoration will be held at the Holy Family Church. His Excellency, Bishop Jodoin will proceed to the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at the Holy Family Church on Friday, March 13th at 5:00pm. The 24 Hours of Adoration will end with a bilingual mass held on Saturday, March 14th at 4:00pm.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 11:05

On February 6 of this year the most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops issued this statement on Physician-Assisted Suicide.