Laurent Noël

Laurent Noël, (born March 19, 1920) is a Canadian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

His Excellency

Laurent Noël
Bishop Emeritus of Diocese of Trois-Rivières
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
ProvinceArchdiocese of Quebec
DioceseDiocese of Trois-Rivières
AppointedNovember 8, 1975
InstalledDecember 13, 1975
Term endedNovember 21, 1996
PredecessorGeorges-Léon Pelletier
SuccessorMartin Veillette
Orders
OrdinationJune 16, 1944
ConsecrationAugust 29, 1963
by Maurice Roy
Personal details
Born (1920-03-19) March 19, 1920 (age 100)
Saint-Just-de-Bretenières, Quebec Flag of Quebec.svg
NationalityCanadian
DenominationRoman Catholic
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MottoIn Caritate Dei English: In the Charity of God
Coat of armsLaurent Noël's coat of arms

Noël was born in Saint-Just-de-Bretenières, Quebec and was ordained a priest on June 16, 1944 for the Diocese of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière. He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Quebec on June 25, 1963 as well as titular bishop of Agathopolis, and was consecrated on August 29, 1963. He was the Apostolic Administrator Diocese of Hauterive from 1974 to 1975. Noël was appointed to the Diocese of Trois-Rivières on November 8, 1975, where he served until his retirement on November 21, 1996.

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