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Marcel Andre Gervais, Canadian Bishop. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1958. Member Episcopal Social Affairs Commission, chairman Theology Commission, member Education Commission; chairman ad hoc committee Family Life Education, Phase III. M C.

Background

Gervais, Marcel Andre was born on September 21, 1931 in Elie, Manitoba, Canada. Son of Fredrick Pierre and Marie-Louise (Beaudry) Gervais.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy with honors, St. Peter's Seminary University Western Ontario, London, 1954. Licentiate sacred theology, Angelicum University, Rome, 1959. Licentiate sacred scripture, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, 1960.

Licentiate sacred scripture, Ecole Biblique Jerusalem, 1961.

Career

Professor sacred scripture St. Peter's Seminary, 1962-1976. Director Divine Word International Centre of Religious Education, London, 1974-1979. Auxiliary bishop Diocese of London.

Titular bishop Rosemarkie, Scotland, 1980. Bishop of Sault Ste-Marie, since 1985. Coadjutor archbishop of Ottawa, June-September 1989.

Archbishop of Ottawa, since 1989. Member advisory committee International Commission for English in the Liturgy, 1974-1978. Chancellor St. Paul's University.

President Canada Conference Catholic Bishops, 1991-1993.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1958.

Membership

Member Episcopal Social Affairs Commission, chairman Theology Commission, member Education Commission. Chairman ad hoc committee Family Life Education, Phase III. M C.

Connections

father:
Fredrick Pierre Gervais

mother:
Marie-Louise (Beaudry) Gervais