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 

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 12:02

A word from our Bishop

On the day Our Lord called back to Him our mother
Mrs Mariette Desnoyers Jodoin 
you prayed for her and we are deeply grateful. 
We wish to offer our sincere thanks for the words of support and the marks of sympathy you have presented us.

    Msgr Daniel Jodoin
as well as all the members
of the Jodoin Family

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 11:46

From the Bishop's Office
Last Sunday, August 11, Msgr Jodoin presided a celebration at the Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette church in Sheila to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the Myriam-de-la-paix family in Sheila. It was a beautiful event.
Since Wednesday, July 31 2019, the central office of The Good Shepherd Parish has moved to the Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption Pavillion adjacent to Diocesan Offices.  We are happy to welcome all the staff members. 

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 11:29

From the Bishop's Office
Tomorrow, August 7, will be held the funeral service for Mrs Mariette Jodoin. Let us have offer a special prayer for our Bishop and his family. Several priests from our Diocese will attend the funeral service. 
Ordination to the order of Permanent Deacon

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 16:46

It is with great regret that we announce the death of Mrs Mariette Jodoin, our bishop's mother, who passed away on Sunday, July 28 2019 at the age of 91. 

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 09:38

From July 17 to July 25, 2019
(All celebrations will be in French)

  • 10am - Mass
  • 3pm - Eucharistic Adoration
  • 7pm - Rosary
  • 8pm - Mass

Abbé Michel Rodrigue

Fraternité Apostolique Saint Benoit-Joseph Labre - FABL


Friday, June 28, 2019 - 09:24

To celebrate the Feast of Saint Anne, the Saint Anne's Church in Listuguj, Québec is organising a bilingual novena. 

Here is the schedule for the celebrations (please note that all times are NB time) :

Novena Schedule
Nightly from the 17th to the 25th of July 2019 
(Bilingual celebrations)

  • 6pm :  Private confessions
  • 6:30pm : Bilingual Rosayr (Chaplet)
  • 7pm : Bilingual Novean Mass - Candlelight procession and Veneration of Saint Anne's Relic

Feast of Saint Anne - Friday the 26th of July 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:14

From the Bishop's Office

A Diocesan Pastoral Council has newly been formed.     
We present to you the members of this council :

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 15:43

From the Bishop's Office

The information sessions concerning the arrival of missionnaries to our Diocese were a success.  Over 150 people assisted the sessions offered and there will be more offered in the near future. Thank you the committee for this nice initiative.