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  • 2nd Sunday in Advent 2017
  • Christmas Season Mass Schedules at our Cathedrals

    Please note the following schedule of Masses over Christmas and New Year’s at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica and Saint Ambrose Co-Cathedral.

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  • December Hours at the Catholic Pastoral C entre

    Tomorrow, Wednesday, December 13, the Archdiocesan offices located in the Catholic Pastoral Centre, 1531 Grafton St., will delay it’s opening until 1:30pm. That morning the staff will gather for a time of Advent reflection with Archbishop Mancini.

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  • Notice of Cemetery Burial Schedule

    It has come to our attention that families are arriving at Holy Cross, Mount Olivet, and Gate of Heaven Cemeteries after 3:30pm to hold the committal and/or prayer services for their departed loved ones. As the season changes and daylight hours lessen, the darkness makes it unsafe for families to be present for a burial.

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  • Welcome Saint Francis Xavier!

    On the Feast of the Epiphany, January 7, 2018, Archbishop Mancini and the whole Archdiocese will welcome a visit from the relics of Saint Francis Xavier. More specifically, the arm of Saint Francis Xavier will be available for veneration at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica. The schedule of the visit on Sunday, January 7 is:

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OPEN BETHLEHEM – Free Movie Screening December 14

OPEN BETHLEHEM – Free Movie Screening December 14

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada and Veritas Books and Gifts are pleased to present a FREE screening of the documentary Open Bethlehem, at Veritas Books and Gifts’ Halifax Location on December 14.

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Marian Retreat Day

Marian Retreat Day

On January 6, 2018, St. John XXIII Parish in Cole Harbour will host a Marian Retreat Day.

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Mass for the Saturday in Advent II

Mass for the Saturday in Advent II

Saint Bede Catholic Community is a mission of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. This is a special type of diocese for former Anglicans in Canada and the U.S. who desire to be Catholic, but have felt a strong bond to their historical form of worship.

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Halifax Explosion

Halifax Explosion

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion on Dec. 6, we present a few items of interest, from the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth archives, and other sources.

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Diocesan Pastoral Plan

Diocesan Pastoral Plan

A three-year plan for the transformation of our diocese that calls forth the gifts of the faithful to accomplish this missionary endeavor.

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Steubenville Atlantic

Steubenville Atlantic

Steubenville Atlantic, our annual high school youth conference, is July 6-8, 2018 at Dalhousie University.

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Discipleship

Discipleship

Keep connected! Read about what’s happening in the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth in our quarterly e-journal Disicipleship. To receive the journal directly in your inbox subscribe now!

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St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica

St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica

Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica, mother church of the local Catholic community for over 200 years.

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