Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Keewatin–Le Pas

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Archdiocese of Keewatin–Le Pas
Country  Canada
Ecclesiastical province Keewatin–Le Pas
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
41,869 (40.4%)
Parishes 49
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral
Secular priests 3
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Murray Chatlain

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Keewatin–Le Pas (Latin: Archidioecesis Kivotinus–Passitanus) is a Roman Catholic archdiocese that includes parts of the Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Ontario and has the suffragan dioceses of Churchill-Baie d'Hudson and Moosonee. The current archbishop is Murray Chatlain.

Prior to 2007, it included as a suffragan diocese the now-dissolved Roman Catholic Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville.

As of 2006, the archdiocese contains 49 parishes, 3 active diocesan priests, 10 religious priests, and 42,000 Catholics. It has 8 women religious, and 11 male religious.

The seat of the diocese is at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral in The Pas.[1]

Diocesan bishops[edit]

The following is a list of the bishops and archbishops of Keewatin-Le Pas and their terms of service:

  • Ovide Charlebois (1910–1933)
  • Martin Giuseppe Onorio LeJeunesse (1933–1954)
  • Paul Dumouchel (1955–1986)
  • Peter Alfred Sutton (1986–2006)
  • Sylvain Lavoie (2006–2012)
  • Murray Chatlain (2012–present)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ John Barker (December 8, 2012). "Pope Benedict XVI names Most Rev. Murray Chatlain as archbishop-elect of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas". Thompson Citizen. Retrieved June 13, 2013. 

Coordinates: 53°49′40″N 101°15′07″W / 53.8279°N 101.2520°W / 53.8279; -101.2520