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Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-elect Christian Riesbeck, CC

Event Date: 
March 19, 2014 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa will preside at the episcopal ordination of Bishop-elect Christian Riesbeck, CC on Wednesday, March 19 at 7:30 pm at Notre Dame Cathedral-Basilica. A reception will take place across Sussex Street in the National Gallery. All are invited to attend this celebration.

In response to a request made by the Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa, His Holiness Pope Francis announced this morning that he has appointed Fr. Christian Riesbeck, CC to the position of Auxiliary Bishop of Ottawa and as Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Numidia.

Statement by Archbishop Terrence Prendergast


Statement by Bisho-elect Christian Riesbeck


Letter on the appointment by Fr. Scott McCaig, CC, Superior General of the Companions of the Cross.