Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Keewatin–Le Pas

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Keewatin–Le Pas (Latin: Archidioecesis Kivotina–Passitana) is a Roman Catholic archdiocese that includes parts of the Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Ontario and has the suffragan diocese of Churchill-Baie d'Hudson. The current archbishop is Murray Chatlain.

Archdiocese of Keewatin–Le Pas
Country Canada
Ecclesiastical provinceKeewatin–Le Pas
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
41,869 (40.4%)
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established4 March 1910
CathedralOur Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral
Secular priests3
Current leadership
ArchbishopMurray Chatlain
Bishops emeritusSylvain Lavoie, O.M.I.

Prior to 2018, it included as suffragan dioceses the Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville dissolved in 2007 and the Diocese of Moosonee dissolved in 2018.

As of 2006, the archdiocese contains 49 parishes, 3 active diocesan priests, 15 religious priests, and 42,000 Catholics. It has 3 religious nuns.

The seat of the diocese is at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral in The Pas.[1]


Diocesan bishopsEdit

The following is a list of the bishops and archbishops of Keewatin-Le Pas and their terms of service:

  • Ovide Charlebois, O.M.I. (1910–1933)
  • Martin Giuseppe Onorio LeJeunesse, O.M.I. (1933–1954)
  • Paul Dumouchel, O.M.I. (1955–1986)
  • Peter Alfred Sutton, O.M.I. (1986–2006)
  • Sylvain Lavoie, O.M.I. (2006–2012)
  • Murray Chatlain (2012–present)

Coadjutor bishopsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ John Barker (December 8, 2012). "Pope Benedict XVI names Most Rev. Murray Chatlain as archbishop-elect of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas". Thompson Citizen. Retrieved June 13, 2013.

Coordinates: 53°49′40″N 101°15′07″W / 53.8279°N 101.2520°W / 53.8279; -101.2520