GREG KIELEC New bishop ordained in local diocese

A Cornwall senior is facing charges after an altercation with his neighbour’s boy- friend last Monday. The 72-year-old man was arrested Mon- day after he was accused of assaulting and threatening the boyfriend of a 17-year-old girl who also happened to be his neighbour. He is charged by Cornwall police with as- sault and uttering threats. He was released to appear in court on Oct. 9. His name was not released as it would identify the victim. The victim did not require medical treat- ment, according to police. City senior charged with assaulting teen neighbour’s boyfriend

Diocesan bishops are responsible for teaching doctrine and to govern local re- gions within the Catholic Church known as dioceses. The origins of the office of bishop can be traced back to the apos- tles of Jesus.

elor’s degree in theology in 1989 from Saint Paul University, Ottawa. He received his formation for the priest- hood at Saint Paul’s Seminary, Ottawa. In

The Roman Catholic diocese of Alexan- dria-Cornwall has itself a new bishop. Reverend Marcel Damphousse was or- dained the ninth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall during a celebration Sunday afternoon at St. Finnan’s Cathedral in Alexandria in front of more than 700 people. Attending the ordination were the Apos- tolic Nuncio to Canada, His Excellency Most Reverend Pedro López Quintana, His Emi- nence, Thomas Cardinal Collins, 25 bishops, and the priests and deacons of the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Bishop Damphousse, who replaces the popular Paul-Andre Durocher, will be re- sponsible for the more than 55,000 Catho- lics who live in Stormont and Glengarry, the two counties that comprise the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. A 47-year-old Cornwall man faces charges after he was accused threatening an ac- quaintance with a knife on two occasions within the past two weeks. Frederick Renshaw, 47 of Cornwall was ar- rested last Wednesday, the same day he is accused of threatening a 39-year-old male acquaintance with a knife. He is also ac- cused of threatening the same man with a knife sometime between Aug. 15 and Aug. 28. He is charged with two counts of posses- sion of weapons dangerous, two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of threats to cause death, one count of mis- chief, and four counts of breach of a proba- tion order. He was held in custody until court the fol- lowing day.

2002 he earned a licentiate in spiritual theology from the Teresianum in Rome. For a number of years, Damp- housse taught at the Manitoba Catholic School of Evangeliza- tion, and was vocations director for more than 12 years. Before being appointed rec- tor of the cathedral, he was chaplain at St. Boniface Dioc- esan High School for five years. Most recently, he was a mem- ber of the Diocesan Finance

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI named the Rev. Damp- housse as bishop of Alexandria- Cornwall on June 28. At the time of his appointment, he was rec- tor of the Saint-Boniface Cathe- dral in Manitoba. Born on March 19, 1963, in Saint-Joseph, Man., Damp- housse was ordained a priest on June 28, 1991, for the Archdio- cese of Saint-Boniface.


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He served in a number of parishes throughout the archdiocese before being named rector of the cathedral in 2008. Damphousse earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1984 at the University Col- lege of Saint Boniface, followed by a bach-

Committee and of the Diocesan Commis- sion for Liturgy for the Archdiocese of Saint- Boniface. He has also been the spiritual director of the TEC (To Encounter Christ) movement for the past eight years.

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Man threatened acquaintance with knife: police

Bank fraud A 36-year-old Cornwall man faces fraud charges after he was accused of withdraw- ing money he didn’t have after depositing empty envelopes at a bank. Jarod Burd, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with three counts of fraud un- der $5,000. He was released to appear in court on Oct. 9. Domestic assault and threats A 67-year-old Cornwall man faces charges in connection with a domestic incident last Wednesday. It is alleged that he engaged in an alterca- tion with his 52-year-old common-law wife when he assaulted and threatened her. The victim did not require medical treatment.

He was charged with domestic assaulted and uttering death threats. Credit card fraud A 22-year-old Montreal woman faces charges after she was accused of trying to buy goods at a Second Street store in Corn- wall with fraudulent credit cards. She was detained by the store’s loss prevention officer during the incident last Wednesday and turned over to a member of the Cornwall Community Police Ser- vice. Yasmine Yansane is charged with fraud under $5,000, two counts of possession of credit card data and two counts of posses- sion of forged credit cards. She was held in custody until court the following day.

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