Resignation and appointment of bishop of Nicolet, Canada
The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Nicolet, Canada, presented by Bishop André Gazaille.
The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Daniel Jodoin as bishop of Nicolet, Canada, transferring him from the diocese of Bathurst in Canada.
Bishop Daniel Jodoin was born on 2 March 1957 in Granby, in the diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe. He entered the novitiate of the Society of the Divine Word, and gave his first vows (1982-1984). From 1983 to 1986 he studied theology at the Saint-Paul University in Ottawa. In 1986 he continued his ecclesiastical studies in the Saint-Hyacinthe Seminary, and subsequently in the seminary of Sherbrooke.
He was ordained a priest on 3 October 1992 for the archdiocese of Sherbrooke.
He has held the following offices: parish vicar, parish administrator and parish priest in various parishes in the archdiocese of Sherbrooke; director of the Office for the Clergy and head of the seminary in Sherbrooke.
In 2002 he was awarded a licentiate in dogmatic theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
On 22 January 2013 he was appointed bishop of Bathurst in Canada, and received episcopal ordination the following 25 April.