Consecration – May 1st

Please join in the live stream tomorrow afternoon, May 1st at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary’s Cathedral, where Archbishop Gagnon, as president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, will consecrate the country of Canada to the care and protection of our Blessed Mother Mary.

The live broadcast becomes functional approximately 5 minutes before the start of the liturgy. Join the Celebration through these options:

  1. YouTube – Archdiocese of Winnipeg Channel
  2. Facebook
  3. Archdiocesan website  (scroll down on webpage)

(Membership on Facebook or YouTube not required to view the stream!)

This consecration will occur simultaneously as Archbishop Gomez, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, consecrates the United States from his Cathedral in Los Angeles.  To learn more about this historic event, I invite you to view the most recent interview with the two archbishops found at the link below:

click:  View interview with Archbishop Gagnon and Archbishop Gomez

As we approach the Marian month and in order to express love and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Holy Father recently published a letter addressed to all faithful for the month of May. In this encouraging letter, and in light of the restrictions in place as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis invites everyone to pray the Rosary at home and offers two prayers to be recited at its conclusion:

click:  Prayers