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CCCB Plenary Assembly 2018



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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will hold its annual Plenary Assembly on September 24th to the 28th, at the Nav Canada Centre, in Cornwall, Ontario, in the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Salt + Light Television will broadcast events live online and on television with selected repeats throughout the day.

Schedule All times are in EST

  Monday, September 24

9:00 amLIVE
Celebration of Eucharist
French
Presided by the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
10:30 amLIVE
Enthronement of the Book of Gospels
Message to the Holy Father and President’s Report
11:30 amLIVE
Report by the Catholic Organization for Life and Family
Presented by the Most Revv. Paul Lortie and Richard Smith
TBD
Challenges facing the Maronites in Canada and in other countries, and how can the Church in Canada help young Maronites
Presented by His Beatitude Mar Béchara Boutros Cardinal Raï, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and of all the East
TBD
Address from the Apostolic Nuncio to Canada
The Most Reverend Luigi Bonazzi
6:00 pm
Media briefing
French
The Most Rev. Luc Cyr, Archbishop of Sherbrooke and CCCB Co-Treasurer
6:15 pm
Media briefing
The Most Rev. Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and CCCB Vice President
TBD
Perspectives
TBD
Perspectives
French
7:30 pmLIVE
Vespers/Ramsha according to the Chaldean Rite
Presided by the Most Rev. Bawai Soro, Chaldean Bishop of Canada, Mar Addai Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Canada

  Tuesday, September 25

7:30 amLIVE
Celebration of Eucharist
Presided by the Most Rev. Gregory Bittman, Bishop of Nelson
9:20 amLIVE
Ecumenincal greetings and reflections
By Dr. Arthur Walker-Jones, Chairman of the Research Chair in Contemporary Theology of The United Church of Canada and Co-Chair of the Catholic-United Church of Canada Dialogue
9:30 amLIVE
Animation by Palliative Care Working Group
Presented by The Most Revv. Richard Smith and Noël Simard
10:45 amLIVE
Report by the Coordinator of Causes of Saints in Canada
Presented by the Most Rev. Serge Poitras
6:00 pm
Media briefing
French
The Most Rev. Luc Cyr, Archbishop of Sherbrooke and CCCB Co-Treasurer
6:15 pm
Media briefing
The Most Rev. Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and CCCB Vice President
TBD
Perspectives
TBD
Perspectives
French

  Wednesday, September 26

7:30 amLIVE
Celebration of Eucharist French
presided by the Most Rev. Christian Rodembourg, M.S.A., Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe
6:00 pm
Media briefing
French
The Most Rev. Luc Cyr, Archbishop of Sherbrooke and CCCB Co-Treasurer
6:15 pm
Media briefing
The Most Rev. Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and CCCB Vice President
TBD
Perspectives
TBD
Perspectives
French

  Thursday, September 27

7:30 amLIVE
Celebration of Eucharist
Presided by CCCB Vice President, the Most Rev. Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg
6:00 pm
Media briefing
French
The Most Rev. Luc Cyr, Archbishop of Sherbrooke and CCCB Co-Treasurer
6:15 pm
Media briefing
The Most Rev. Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and CCCB Vice President
TBD
Perspectives
TBD
Perspectives
French

  Friday, September 28

7:00 amLIVE
Celebration of Eucharist French
Presided by the Most. Rev. Louis Corriveau, Auxiliary Bishop of Québec
1:00 pm
Media briefing
French
The Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB President, and the CCCB Vice President, the Most Rev. Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg
All scheduled times are subject to change

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