This was on the Vatican Information Service this morning:


VATICAN CITY, 3 JUL 2009 (VIS) – The Holy Father:

– Appointed Bishop Albert LeGatt of Saskatoon, Canada, as metropolitan archbishop of Saint-Boniface (area 38,000, population 436,000, Catholics 119,000, priests 115, permanent deacons 18, religious 356), Canada. The archbishop-elect was born in Melfort, Canada in 1953 he was ordained a priest in 1983 and consecrated a bishop in 2001. He succeeds Archbishop Emilius Goulet P.S.S., whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same archdiocese the Holy Father accepted, upon having reached the age limit.

Nuts. Bishop Albert, we’ll miss you here… :-(

The formal CCCB news release is here:,eng/