Archdiocese of

Winnipeg

Canada Canada

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese Archdiocese

Name: Winnipeg / Vinnipegen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 25 (1887)

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History

Contact Info

Address: 1495 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2C6, Canada

Phone: +1 (204) 452-2227

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2013.10.28 – ...):Archbishop Richard Joseph Gagnon (75)Archbishop Richard Joseph Gagnon (75)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Winnipeg (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Richard Joseph Gagnon (75)Archbishop Richard Joseph Gagnon (75)
(2013.10.28 – ...)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada)

To obey is to serve in love

Born:1948.06.17 (Lethbridge, AB, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.20

Priest of Vancouver (Canada) (1983.06.24 – 2004.05.14)

Bishop of Victoria (Canada) (2004.05.14 – 2013.10.28)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (2013.10.28 – ...)

Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2017.09.27 – 2019.09.28)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2019.09.28 – 2021.09.27)

Archbishop James Vernon Weisgerber (85)Archbishop James Vernon Weisgerber (85)
(2000.06.07 – 2013.10.28)

Archbishop emeritus of Winnipeg (Canada)

The Lord keeps faith forever

Born:1938.05.01 (Vibank, SK, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1996.05.03

Priest of Regina (Canada) (1963.06.01 – 1996.03.07)

Bishop of Saskatoon (Canada) (1996.03.07 – 2000.06.07)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (2000.06.07 – 2013.10.28)

Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2005 – 2007.10)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2007.10 – 2009.10.23)

Archbishop Leonard James Wall
(1992.02.25 – 2000.06.07)

Born:1924.09.27 (Windsor, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1979.06.21
Died:2002.03.05 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Leptiminus (1979.05.03 – 1992.02.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1979.05.03 – 1992.02.25)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1992.02.25 – 2000.06.07)

Archbishop Adam Joseph Exner, O.M.I.
(1982.03.31 – 1991.05.25)

To serve as he served

Born:1928.12.24 (Killaly, SK, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1957.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.12
Died:2023.09.05 (Grayson, SK, Canada † 94)

Bishop of Kamloops (Canada) (1974.01.16 – 1982.03.31)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1982.03.31 – 1991.05.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1991.05.25 – 2004.01.10)

Cardinal George Bernard Flahiff, C.S.B.
(1961.03.10 – 1982.03.31)

In ipso per ipsum cum ipso

Born:1905.10.26 (Paris, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1930.08.17
Consecrated Bishop:1961.05.31
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:1989.08.22 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 83)

Superior General of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians) (1954.07.06 – 1961.03.10)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1961.03.10 – 1982.03.31)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1964 – 1967)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Salute a Primavalle (1969.04.30 – 1989.08.22)

Archbishop Philip Francis Pocock
(1952.01.14 – 1961.02.18)

Plenitudo legis dilectio

Born:1906.07.02 (St. Thomas, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1944.06.29
Died:1984.09.06 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 78)

Priest of London (Canada) (1930.06.14 – 1944.04.07)

Bishop of Saskatoon (Canada) (1944.04.07 – 1951.08.06)

Titular Archbishop of Aprus (1951.08.06 – 1952.01.14)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1951.08.06 – 1952.01.14)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1952.01.14 – 1961.02.18)

Titular Archbishop of Isauropolis (1961.02.18 – 1971.03.30)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1961.02.18 – 1971.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1971.03.30 – 1978.04.27)

Archbishop Arthur Alfred Sinnott
(1915.12.04 – 1952.01.14)

Dum Christus annuntietur

Born:1877.02.22
Ordained Priest:1900.02.18
Consecrated Bishop:1916.09.21
Died:1954.04.18 († 77)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1915.12.04 – 1952.01.14)

Titular Archbishop of Sebastea (1952.01.14 – 1954.04.18)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (112)

Fargo (↙), Regina (←), Prince Albert (↖), Keewatin–Le Pas (↑), Saint-Boniface (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 116,405 km²

Population: 162,276 Catholics (27.5% of 591,021 total)

Pastoral Centres: 88 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 76 priests (61 diocesan, 15 religious), 19 deacons, 57 religious (16 brothers, 41 sisters), 3 seminarians

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