The Most Reverend Gérard Dionne, Bishop Emeritus of Edmundston, Celebrates 100th Birthday

Posted June 18, 2019 7:49 pm by Editor

The Most Reverend Gérard Dionne, Bishop Emeritus of Edmundston, Celebrates 100th Birthday

The Most Reverend Gérard Dionne, Bishop Emeritus of Edmundston, will celebrate his 100th birthday on 19 June 2019. Born in Saint-Basile, New Brunswick, Bishop Dionne was ordained a priest 1 May 1948 following the completion of his theological formation at the Grand Séminaire Saint-Coeur de Marie in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He later pursued further studies in Canon Law at the Angelicum in Rome from which he obtained a Doctorate. Before being appointed Bishop, he served as vicar, and later pastor in the parish of Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs in Edmundston, New Brunswick. Among other pastoral functions, he also served as Chaplain for the

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