Death of the Most Reverend Jean-Guy Hamelin, Bishop Emeritus of Rouyn-Noranda

Posted March 5, 2018 9:46 pm by Editor

Death of the Most Reverend Jean-Guy Hamelin, Bishop Emeritus of Rouyn-Noranda

(CCCB – Ottawa)… The Most Reverend Jean-Guy Hamelin, Bishop Emeritus of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, died on 1 March 2018 at the long-term care centre Maison Pie-XII in Rouyn-Noranda at the age of 92. After 27 years as first Bishop of the Diocese of Rouyn-Noranda, he had submitted his resignation to the Holy Father upon reaching the age of 75, as required by the Code of Canon Law, and which was accepted on 29 November 2001.

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