Pastoral Services

LIST OF 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.

 PASTORAL SERVICES

Contact Person

Catechetics

  • 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

khrizai@archsaintboniface.ca

204-594-0273

Francophone Sector : Diane Bélanger

dbelanger@archsaintboniface.ca

204-594-0272

Communications

  • 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

communications@archsaintboniface.ca

204-594-0277

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

lculumovic@archsaintboniface.ca

204-594-0276

 

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:

mfv@archsaintboniface.ca

Anglophone sector:

mfl@archsaintboniface.ca 

204-594-0274

Nathanael

  • 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  

lculumovic@archsaintboniface.ca

204-594-0276

Francophone Sector : Diane Bélanger

dbelanger@archsaintboniface.ca

204-594-0272

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.).

Vacant

204-594-0271

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

mgrenier@archsaintboniface.ca

204-594-0278

VOLUNTEER COMMITTEES

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
barreg63@gmail.com

 

Liturgy and celebrations

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

Anglophone : Vacant

Francophone : Sr Jeannine Vermette vermettej@mymts.net

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

bilynsky@msn.com

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

anneafmm@gmail.com

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

unidospordios79@yahoo.ca

204-947-0970

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

prisons2014by@gmail.com

 

Refugee Sponsorship and Newcomers Welcoming (English)

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

Gelila Hailu

refugee@archsaintboniface.ca

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

rg_rc@archsaintboniface.ca

 

Social Justice

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

Louis Balcaen

ljbalcaen@gmail.com

 


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