Pastoral Services


You will find below the updated version of the services offered to parishes with the contact information of the person responsible for each service. The staff members are available to come to your pastoral region or parish to offer these services. Don’t hesitate to contact us and take advantage of the resources available.


Contact Person


  • Offers to parishes, schools and regions information on Catechetics and helps establish their own catechetical programs
  • Offers to Catechists and to teachers resources, training sessions, workshops and retreats

Anglophone Sector : Koreen Hrizai


Francophone Sector : Diane Bélanger



  • Allows parishes and regions to publish articles and to share information on the Website, in the Weekly News Bulletin, Diocesan Directory and the Archdiocesan Database.

Gabrielle Marion


Evangelization and Lay Faith Formation for Adults

  • Provides parishes and regions with information and training (sessions and workshops) on New Evangelization, RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) and ongoing faith formation for lay adults.

Lillian Ćulumović



Marriage, Family and Life

  • Provides parishes and regions with information and training regarding marriage, natural family planning, infertility and activities regarding respect for life
  • Assists parishes with finding or organising marriage preparation sessions, marriage enrichment activities and resources for couples going through difficult times. 

Sophie Freynet-Agossa

Francophone sector:

Anglophone sector: 



  • Provides parishes and parishioners with a 3-year faith formation program for lay adults enabling parishioners to enter a faith journey and live their baptismal vocation by becoming true missionary disciples.


Anglophone Sector: Lillian Ćulumović


Francophone Sector : Diane Bélanger


Resource Library

  • Allows parishes and parishioners to borrow, free of charge, CD, DVDs, VHS, religious books and pastoral resources for (Catechetics, New Evangelization, Marriage Preparation, etc.).



Youth Ministry

  • Provides parishes and regions with information and helps establish their own  youth ministry groups
  • Offers training, retreats and resources for Youth Ministry Leaders

Mireille Grenier



Contact Person

Ecumenism and Interfaith Dialogue

  • Offers to parishes and parishioners resources and formation regarding Ecumenism and Interfaith Dialogue
  • Coordinates events and initiatives or formation sessions with other religions and denominations

Greg Barrett


Liturgy and celebrations

  • Provides parishes and pastoral regions with access to liturgical resources and training

Anglophone : Vacant

Francophone : Sr Jeannine Vermette

Ministry of Presence to the Sick, the Elderly and the Disabled

  • Offers formation and resources to parishes and all individuals interested in the ministry for the Sick and the Elderly 
  • Provides training (sessions and workshops) and retreats for Eucharistic Ministers bringing communion to the Sick and the Elderly

Stepan Bilynskyy

Missions (Pontifical Mission Societies and Missionary projects)

  • Provides information to parishioners about the Pontifical Mission Societies
  • Provides collaboration to parishes for the development of missionary projects

Sister Anne Adounkpe, FMM

Prayer for the Renewal and Growth of Parishes

  • Sets up and grows a prayer network for the renewal and growth of parishes
  • Provides parishes with ways of praying for their renewal

Laura Garcia


Prison Ministry (Tri-diocesan Committee )

  • Offers speaker and presentation resources to parishes and church groups
  • Fosters and promotes a spirit of compassionate and healing care for all impacted by crime in keeping with evangelical restorative justice principles.

Bo Gajda

Yolande Le Quéré


Refugee Sponsorship and Newcomers Welcoming (English)

  • Enables parishes to get involved in programs to welcome refugees and newcomers (new immigrants).

Gelila Hailu

Renewal and Growth of Parishes

  • Provides information and formation for the renewal and growth of parishes.
  • Helps parishes form and run a Parish Pastoral Councils (PPC).

Mike Fritschij


Social Justice

  • Provides parishes and pastoral regions with resources and training in order to develop Parish Social Justice activities.

Louis Balcaen


Services to Parishes & Communities