Pastoral Services


You will find below a list of the pastoral 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. Do not hesitate to contact us and take advantage of the resources available.


Contact Person

Director of Pastoral Services

James Kautz 


Pastoral Services Event Coordinator and Administrative Assistant


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Resource Library

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




  • Publishes the diocesan bulletins Nouvelles hebdomadaires and Weekly News Bulletin. Manages: the Website, the Archdiocesan Database, internal/external communications, brand strategy and media relations

  • Coordinator of Social Media

Daniel Bahuaud




Kevin Prada


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

English Sector: Koreen Hrizai



French Sector: Diane Bélanger



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 organizing marriage preparation sessions, marriage enrichment activities and resources for couples going through difficult times

Marriage Sector: 

Marie Brunet


 Family and Life Sector: 
Nadine Fetherston 



Youth & Young Adult Ministry

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

Amber Wsiaki



Contact Person


Director, Promotion of Vocations



Director, Vocations to the Priesthood



Archbishop Albert LeGatt



Fr. Joshua Gundrum


Liturgy & Celebrations

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

English Sector: 

Sr. Charlotte Leake,

French Sector:


Interchurch & 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





Renewal & Growth of Parish Pastoral Councils

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


Paulette Dupuis 

Ministry of Care

  • 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





Social Justice

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


Daniel Bahuaud



Prison Ministry (Tri-diocesan Committee)

  • Fosters and promotes a spirit of compassionate and healing care for all impacted by crime in keeping with evangelical restorative justice principles

Greg Dunwoody

Refugee Sponsorship & Welcoming Newcomers 

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


Mary Kahsai Hailu



Diocesan Services