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Installation of Bishop William T. McGrattan

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The Diocese is very much looking forward to celebrating Bishop McGrattan’s Installation on Monday, February 27, 2017 at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 7:30 pm.

Special guests, including the Canadian Council of Catholic Bishops, have been invited to celebrate this special Mass alongside our own Diocesan Priests, Deacons, other Religious and members of the laity. We expect more than 1,000 people to be in attendance at this special occasion in our Diocese. We will also have a live stream over the internet through our Diocesan Website (
This is a ticketed event. In order to comply with fire code regulations at the Cathedral, admittance will not be given without a ticket. A block of 500 complimentary tickets has been allocated for laity from the Diocese to attend. These tickets will be available beginning February 7 at You will only be allowed to register for two tickets. If you cannot access a computer, you may call (403) 218-5531 beginning February 7. Online reservations are preferred.
As reservations for special guests are confirmed, more tickets may become available. Please continue to check the Diocesan website for updates.