175th anniversary of the Diocese of Saint John NB (1842-2017)
The Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick, is celebrating its 175th anniversary during 2017. To mark the occasion, a solemn Mass was presided on 1 October 2017 by His Eminence Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, Archbishop of Québec and Primate of Canada. The concelebrants included the Most Reverend Robert Harris, Bishop of Saint John; the Most Reverend Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB); the Most Reverend Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada; all the Catholic Bishops who belong to the Atlantic Episcopal Assembly; and Msgr. Frank Leo, Jr., C.S.S., General Secretary of the CCCB.