New Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall is Now Official

On Wednesday May 6th, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, announced the official canonical amalgamation of the Archdiocese of Ottawa and the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall into one ecclesiastical circumscription, creating the new Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall. The decree takes effect on May 6, 2020. Read here: Message to Ottawa Deacons and Parishioners from Archbishop Prendergast and  Message to the Faithful of Ottawa-Cornwall from Bishop Marcel Damphousse.