Special Coverage    Installation Mass of the Most Reverend Gary Gordon

The Diocese of Victoria is pleased to announce that the Installation Mass for the Most Reverend Gary M. Gordon will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 740 View Street in Victoria, British Columbia.

The date of the Installation Mass was announced by the Diocese on June 19, 2014. As seating in the Cathedral is limited to about 675 people, entrance to the celebration is by Invitation or Reserved Ticket only. Overflow seating will be available at the former St. Andrew’s Elementary School, 1002 Pandora Avenue in Victoria. The service will be live streamed to this location. Following the Installation Mass, an open Reception will be held at the Atrium, located on the corner of Blanshard and Yates Streets, a half block from the Cathedral.

On June 14, 2014, it was publicly announced by the Vatican that Pope Francis had appointed Most Reverend Gary Gordon as the 17th Bishop of Victoria. Bishop Gordon succeeds the Most Reverend Richard Gagnon who was appointed Archbishop of Winnipeg on October 28, 2013.

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