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04.22.2016
ARCHBISHOP’S DINNER AND AUCTION 2016   AN EVENING IN SUPPORT OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH WITH ARCHBISHOP MARTIN W. CURRIE   I cordially invite you to join us at Our Annual Dinner &...
04.21.2016
  Court proceedings in the Mount Cashel civil trial have adjourned, and will resume on June 6, with three weeks of time in the Supreme Court set aside for presentation and consideration of this...
04.15.2016
STATEMENT ON BILL C-14  PHYSICIAN ASSISTED DYING BY THE CANADIAN CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS   Today, the Government of Canada has introduced Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal...
03.24.2016
  March 27, 2016   Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ;   Christ is risen! Christ is truly risen! This truth changes our lives and our world. Because Christ is risen, everything is new...
03.18.2016
HOMILY FOR MASS OF CHRISM   Tuesday, March 15, 2016   In a very short while we will be turning our attention on the saving events that brought Jesus’ earthly life to an end, and won...
03.10.2016
NOTICE OF TENDER CALL The Archdiocese of St. John’s is calling tenders for contracted services for the opening & closing of burial plots at the Roman Catholic cemeteries in St. John’s...
03.08.2016
March 7, 2016 Dear Sisters and Brothers On February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously declared that the criminal prohibition against physician-assisted dying was unconstitutional. They...
03.07.2016
Archbishop Currie’s Pastoral Letter Preparing for the Future March 04, 2016   For many years now, we in the Archdiocese of St. John's have felt the impact of a more rapidly changing...
02.16.2016
Two Newfoundlanders are among 38 new National Historic Designations announced this week. Thomas Nangle and James Patrick Howley were named as people of historic significance to Canada.  WWI...
02.10.2016
February 10, 2016 ASH WEDNESDAY Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ; We will mark the entire season of Lent this year under the banner of the “Jubilee Year of Mercy.”  What does this...