Apostolic Vicariate of Athabasca

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The Vicariate Apostolic of Athabasca (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Athabascensis) is a suffragan of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface in Canada.

This Vicariate Apostolic was erected in 1862 during the papacy of Pius IX. It is located in the North-West Territories. The first vicar Apostolic was Bishop Henri Faraud. He was succeeded by Bishop Emile Grouard. The Oblates of Mary Immaculate are the predominant Order in the jurisdiction.

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