Friday, June 15, 2012

New shepherd for Moncton

Bishop Valery Vienneau begins duties June 30
Archbishop Valery Vienneau
Catholic News Service reports that Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Valery Vienneau of Bathurst, New Brunswick as archbishop for Moncton:
Archbishop Vienneau, 64, had led the Diocese of Bathurst since 2002.  
Born in Cap-Pele, he earned degrees in philosophy and in education from the University of Moncton and taught in public schools for nine years. He later entered the seminary, studying in Ottawa, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1982 for the Archdiocese of Moncton.

Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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