Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Keewatin–Le Pas

Canada Canada

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Keewatin–Le Pas / Kivotin(us)–Passitan(us) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Churchill–Baie d’Hudson

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (May 31)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 13 (1922)

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History

Contact Info

Address: Chancery Office, P.O. Box 270, 76 First Street West, The Pas, MB R9A 1K4, Canada

Phone: +1 (204) 623-6152

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2012.12.06 – ...):Archbishop Murray Chatlain (61)Archbishop Murray Chatlain (61)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Keewatin–Le Pas (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Murray Chatlain (61)Archbishop Murray Chatlain (61)
(2012.12.06 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada)

Magnificavit Dominus facere nobiscum

Born:1963.01.19 (Saskatoon, SK, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1987.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.14

Priest of Saskatoon (Canada) (1987.05.15 – 2007.06.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mackenzie–Fort Smith (Canada) (2007.06.23 – 2008.05.12)

Bishop of Mackenzie–Fort Smith (Canada) (2008.05.12 – 2012.12.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Mackenzie–Fort Smith (Canada) (2012.12.06 – 2013.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada) (2012.12.06 – ...)

Fr. William Stang, O.M.I.
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.07.16 – 2012.12.06)

Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie, O.M.I. (77)Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie, O.M.I. (77)
(2006.03.25 – 2012.07.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada)

Regnum Dei intra vos

Born:1947.04.22 (Delmas, SK, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1974.10.19
Consecrated Bishop:2005.08.29

Coadjutor Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada) (2005.07.11 – 2006.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada) (2006.03.25 – 2012.07.16)

Archbishop Peter Alfred Sutton, O.M.I.
(1986.11.07 – 2006.03.25)

My brother my joy

Born:1934.10.18 (Chandler, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1960.10.22
Consecrated Bishop:1974.07.18
Died:2015.09.05 († 80)

Bishop of Labrador–Schefferville (Canada) (1974.05.09 – 1986.01.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada) (1986.01.24 – 1986.11.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada) (1986.11.07 – 2006.03.25)

Archbishop Paul Dumouchel, O.M.I.
(1967.07.13 – 1986.11.07)

I will be like a father to them

Born:1911.09.19 (Saint-Boniface, MB, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1955.05.24
Died:2000.04.15 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Sufes (1955.02.25 – 1967.07.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Keewatin (Canada) (1955.02.25 – 1967.07.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada) (1967.07.13 – 1986.11.07)

Vicars Apostolic of Keewatin (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Dumouchel, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)
(1955.02.25 – 1967.07.13)

(see above)

Bishop Martin Giuseppe Onorio Lajeunesse, O.M.I.
(1933.11.26 – 1954.04.15)

Contra spem in spem

Born:1890.11.11 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1920.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:1933.06.29
Died:1961.07.10 († 70)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Keewatin (Canada) (1933.04.26 – 1933.11.26)

Titular Bishop of Bonusta (1933.04.26 – 1961.07.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Keewatin (Canada) (1933.11.26 – 1954.04.15)

Venerable Bishop Ovide Charlebois, O.M.I.
(1910.08.08 – 1933.11.20)

Ad Jesum per Mariam

Born:1862.02.12 (Oka, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1887.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1910.11.30
Died:1933.11.20 (Le Pas, MB, Canada † 71)

Titular Bishop of Berenice (1910.08.08 – 1933.11.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Keewatin (Canada) (1910.08.08 – 1933.11.20)

Bishop and religious of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates).

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (44)

Prince Albert (↙), Saint-Paul (←), Mackenzie–Fort Smith (↖), Churchill–Baie d’Hudson (↑), Hearst–Moosonee (→), Thunder Bay (↘), Saint-Boniface (↘), Winnipeg (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 450,000 km²

Population: 47,841 Catholics (43.7% of 109,558 total)

Pastoral Centres: 50 parishes

Personnel: 15 priests (5 diocesan, 10 religious), 1 deacon, 11 religious (10 brothers, 1 sister)

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