Tuesday, May 21, 2019

New Bishop for Joliette (QC)

The Pope has appointed a new Bishop for the Diocese of Joliette (QC) in the person of His Excellency, Louis Corriveau.  Until today, His Excellency served as titular Bishop of Arena and Auxiliary of Quebec (QC).

Meet the new Bishop of Joliette

His Excellency, Louis Corriveau was born in Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, in the Archdiocese of Quebec on 23 March 1964.  After having completed secondary school in 1983, he entered the Major Seminary in Quebec City where he completed his formation in preparation for priestly ordination.

On 15 August 1989, he was ordained a Deacon and on 16 June 1990, he was ordained a priest.  During his presbyteral ministry, he served as Parochial Vicar of Saint-Georges and Saint-Jean-de-la-Lande (1990-1996).  From 1994 to 1995, he served as Vocations Director and from 1996 to 1997, he served as a member of the community of formator priests at the Major Seminary in Quebec City.

From 1997-1998, he completed some courses in Spirituality at the Sèvres Centre in Paris (France) and upon his return to Canada he was made part of the formation team and served as a Spiritual Director at the Major Seminary in Quebec City, a post he held until 2011.

In 2011, he was appointed Administrator of the Parishes of Saint-Léonard, Sainte-Christine and Saint-Raymond-de-Pontneuf.  On 7 September 2011, he was also appointed Pastor of Saint-Bernardin-de Sienne in Rivière-à-Pierre.  In 2009, he was also appointed Spiritual Advisor to the Notre-Dame teams in Canada.  On 25 October 2016, he was appointed titular Bishop of Arena and Auxiliary of Quebec, and on 8 December of that same year, he was ordained a Bishop.

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