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Provincial Administration Canadian Province of Saint Sulpice
116, rue Notre-Dame Ouest
Montreal (Quebec) H2Y 1T2

Contact: Fr. Jaime Mora, PSS, Provincial Secretary
Ph.: (514) 849-6561, ext. 313
Fax: (514) 286-9021
Email: secretaireprov@sulpc.org
Website: www.sulpc.org

The Priests of Saint Sulpice of Montreal - Province of Canada form one of the three provinces of the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice with that of France and of the United States of America.

Under Canon Law, it follows the Constitutions of the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice, adopted by the General Assembly and approved by the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. Under Civil Law, it is a corporation under the terms of the Religious Corporations Act of the Government of Quebec.

The Province of Canada is structured according to articles 100-126 of the Constitutions. It is governed, administrated and animated by the Provincial Council, composed of the Provincial Superior and four Consultors.


Fr. Jacques D’Arcy, PSS
Provincial Superior


Fr. Jorge Pacheco, PSS
1st Provincial Consultor

Fr. Jaime Alfonso Mora, PSS
2nd Provincial Consultor

Fr. Jaroslaw Kaufmann, PSS
3rd Provincial Consultor

Fr. Guy Guindon, PSS
4th Provincial Consultor

This Council is assisted by various collaborators, in particular the Provincial Financial Administrator - also known as Provincial Bursar -, the Provincial Secretary, one or more vocations directors and the director of the initial and ongoing formation, particularly the director of the Franco-Canadian Solitude, who are appointed by the Council.


Fr. Jaime Mora, PSS
Provincial Secretary

Carlos Ballen pss

Fr. Carlos Ballén, PSS
Provincial Financial Administrator

The Provincial Council is also assisted by various standing or ad hoc committees, created according to the needs, as well as by workgroups. Their members and their tasks are defined and mandated by the Council.

The standing committees are:

1. Conciliation Committee, required by the Article 126 of the Constitutions
2. Financial Administration Committee
3. Investment Committee
4. Donations Committee
5. Ongoing Formation Committee
6. Committees in the service of the Human Resources Department attached to the administration:
        6.1. Pay Equity Committee
        6.2. Workplace Health and Safety Committee
        6.3. Committee for the Prevention and Control of Psychological and Sexual Harassment at Work

The other committees and workgroups are:

1. A permanent workgroup called the "Communications" Workgroup of the Canadian Province of Saint Sulpice
2. Planning Committee for Conversions in the 2065 Sherbrooke Street West Building

Other qualified and competent professionals collaborate in order to realize the mission of Saint Sulpice.

In addition, as provided by section 125 of the Constitutions, the Provincial Delegation of the Priests of Saint Sulpice of Canada in Colombia for the Region of Latin America exists since 1971. Through this Delegation, the Province completes the framework of its general administrative services to its members, bishops seeking collaboration, and dioceses where the Province is present and to which it offers permanent or ad hoc services.

List of provincial superiors (31):
  • Gabriel Thubière de Levy de Queylus (1657-1661)
  • Gabriel Souart (1661-1667)
  • Dominique Galinier (1667-1668)
  • Gabriel de Thubières de Queylus (1668-1671)
  • François Dollier de Casson (1671-1674)
  • Gabriel Souart (1674-1676)
  • François Lefebvre (1676-1678)
  • François Dollier de Casson (1678-1701)
  • François Vachon de Belmont (1701-1732)
  • Louis Normant du Faradon (1732-1759)
  • Étienne Montgolfier (1759-1791)
  • Jean Brassier (1791-1798)
  • Jean-Henry-Auguste Roux (1798-1831)
  • Joseph-Vincent Quiblier (1831-1846)
  • Pierre-Louis Billaudèle (1846-1856)
  • Dominique Granet (1856-1866)
  • Joseph-Alexandre Baile (1866-1881)
  • Frédéric-Louis Colin (1881-1902)
  • Charles Lecoq (1902-1917)
  • Narcisse-Amable Troie (1917-1919)
  • René Labelle (1919-1931)
  • Roméo Neveu (1931-1938)
  • Eugène Moreau (1938-1947)
  • Mgr Henri Jeannotte (1947-1949)
  • Maximilien Lacombe (1949-1954)
  • Jean-Paul Laurence (1954-1966)
  • Mgr Édouard Gagnon (1966-1970)
  • Roland Dorris (1970-1982)
  • Émilius Goulet (1982-1994)
  • Lionel Gendron (1994-2006)
  • Jacques D’Arcy (2006- )

ed @ Peter Krasuski Source

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