• Assembly2015 EngandFreBanner
  • Steubenville Atlantic 2015
  • Encounter Logo Web Header
  • Pastoral Letter Banner2
  • 2015 Assembly of the People of God
  • Steubenville Atlantic
  • Encounter
  • Pastoral Plan

Halifax-Yarmouth News Service
and Discipleship Journal

provided by: The Communications Office of the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth

Sign up for weekly email updates and our monthly e-journal

First Name(*)
Invalid Input

Last Name(*)
Invalid Input

Your Email(*)
Please let us know your email address.

Parish(*)
Invalid Input

(*)
Invalid Input

2015 Assembly of the People of God

2015 Assembly of the People of God

The 2015 Assembly of the People of God is next weekend!

Have you registered yet? If not there’s still time – registration closes this Friday, May 29! This year’s Assembly focuses on our mission as the Church, and on equipping each one of us, regardless of our background or charisms, to serve the mission in our own unique way. When you register, you’ll get to pick three workshops for the day, to help customize the experience and give you the tools and knowledge that YOU need!

Don’t forget, we’re also offering free childcare for ages 3-10 all day on Saturday, generously sponsored by RCL/Benziger Publishing.

For more information and to register online visit our Assembly webpage www.halifaxyarmouth.org/assembly.

Pastoral Assignments (eng/fr)

Pastoral Assignments (eng/fr)

Archbishop Mancini has announced the pastoral assignments for this year.

Archbishop Mancini wishes to advise that Fr. Gilbert Bertrand, OMI, is being re-assigned by his Superiors to British Columbia effective July 31, 2015. We wish to thank Fr. Gilbert for his dedication and service to the faithful who were entrusted to his care and to wish him well in his new assignment.

The following pastoral changes will all take place effective August 1, 2015 unless stated otherwise:

Letter from the CCCB President to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada on assisted suicide

Letter from the CCCB President to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada on assisted suicide

Dear Minister,

Further to the ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada this past February 6, the Catholic Bishops of Canada welcomed the announcement you made in media interviews last month when you said that the federal government will soon reveal details of its public consultations regarding new legislation on assisted suicide. More recently, my brother Bishops and I also noted media reports a few weeks ago which quoted you as saying that the consultation, "while not formally announced, has begun."      read more

Congratulations 2015 Koinonia Graduates!

Congratulations 2015 Koinonia Graduates!

On Friday, May 22, Archbishop Mancini celebrated the Eucharist with the 2014-2015 participants of Koinonia, an Archdiocesan program of adult faith formation. Particular recognition is given at this closing liturgy to those who have completed the three year program. This year Archbishop Mancini presented seven participants with their Koinonia certificate – including some of our first distance learning participants! Congratulations graduates!

If you would like to know more about Koinonia see the Adult Faith Formation page on the archdiocesan website or contact Aurea Sadi in the Office of Pastoral Life & New Evangelization at (902) 429-9800 ext. 310 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Today in the Roman Catholic Church

Address and Hours

Halifax: 
1531 Grafton St 
B3J 2B9
P: (902) 429-9800
F: (902) 423-5201

Hours:
8:30am-12:30pm & 1:30-4:30pm M-F                                     

Yarmouth:
#201, 65 Green St
B5A 1Z6
P: (902) 742-7163
F: (902) 742-2465

Hours:
8:30am-12:00pm & 1:00-4:30pm M-F