FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: POPE FRANCIS APPOINTS FR. SCOTT MCCAIG, CC AS BISHOP OF THE MILITARY ORDINARIATE OF CANADA
April 8, 2016
By Fr. Mark Goring, CC, Assistant General Superior
It is with great joy and gratitude to God that the Companions of the Cross announce that Fr. Scott McCaig, CC has been named Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of Canada by his Holiness Pope Francis.
Bishop-elect Scott McCaig, CC, is from Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. He entered into full communion with the Catholic Church in 1987, and after serving with NET Catholic Youth Ministries USA joined the Companions of the Cross in 1989 in Ottawa. He obtained an undergraduate degree in History from Carleton University, a Bachelor’s degree in Sacred Theology from the University of St. Paul, and a Masters of Divinity degree from the University of Toronto (Toronto School of Theology). He was ordained to the priesthood in 1995 by Archbishop Marcel Gervais. He has served as an Associate Pastor, Parish Administrator, Hospital Chaplain, and Director of Formation for the Companions of the Cross from 2000 to 2006. He served two terms as General Superior of the Society from 2006 to 2016.
Bishop-elect Scott serves on the Board of Renewal Ministries Canada and has participated in missionary outreach to over 15 countries in Africa, Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia. He also serves on the Board of Catholic Christian Outreach and is involved in the spiritual formation of the members of the movement. He regularly assists with training of missionaries with NET Ministries of Canada and is a co-Chaplain to the Spiritual Motherhood of Priests Apostolate in Ottawa.
The details of Bishop-elect Scott’s ordination to the episcopate will be announced in the days and weeks ahead.
In the joy of the Risen Lord,
Fr. Mark Goring, CC Assistant General Superior
Get to know more about Bishop-elect Scott McCaig, CC!
This is a truly inspiration talk given by Bishop-elect Scott McCaig, CC back in 2012. Sacred Heart of Jesus (Heart of an Evangelist).
“Jesus, meek and humble of heart, make my heart like unto Thine. Make my heart on fire with charity. Make my heart sacrificial. Make my heart meek, strength under control. Make my heart humble.”