Cardinal Chibly Langlois to celebrate first Mass at Notre Dame d'Haiti in Little Haiti

The Haitian community in Little Haiti and Miami will be able to participate in a Catholic Mass by Haitian Cardinal Chibly Langlois for the first time in Miami.


This Sunday, Nov. 23, at 9:30 a.m. at Notre Dame d'Haiti, 110 N.E. 62nd Street, he will be with us to celebrate the Mass with the community.

Born November 29, 1958, Chibly Langlois was elevated to the rank of cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Francis. He became the very first Haitian selected for this rank and the only one among the new cardinals who was not an archbishop.

Langlois entered the Grand Séminaire Notre-Dame of Port-au-Prince in 1985. He was ordained priest for the diocese of Jacmel on 22 September 1991.On 8 April 2004, Pope John Paul II appointed him bishop of Fort-Liberté. Chibly Langlois was transferred to Les Cayes as bishop by Pope Benedict XVI.

On 22 February 2014, Pope Francis appointed the new Haitian Cardinal as Cardinal-Priest of San Giacomo in Augusta. On 22 May 2014, he became a member of both the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.

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