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Save the Date: June 5-6!

Save the Date: June 5-6!

The 2015 Assembly of the People of God is quickly approaching! This year’s Assembly is June 5 & 6, 2015, and will focus on the first of our three diocesan pastoral themes, Mission.

Registration opens May 1!

Steubenville Atlantic 2015

Steubenville Atlantic 2015

We're less than three months away from Steubenville Atlantic 2015, a weekend of amazing speakers, dynamic music, and powerful experiences of the sacraments.

Have you registered yet?

Join a group in your parish or community, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out how to start your own group. You won't regret it!

In the meantime,visit our websitelike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date!

WHEN: July 3-5, 2015
WHERE: Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Legalized Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Do We Understand the Implications?

Legalized Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Do We Understand the Implications?

The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down sections of the Criminal Code relating to assisted suicide and euthanasia. Yet important leaders in the disability community and most palliative care physicians remain opposed. What do they know that the wider community does not?

Lecture entitled “Thomas Merton: A Spiritual Guide for Our Perplexing Times" by Dr. Michael Higgins

Join us in a celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the birth of world-renowned monk and spiritual writer, Thomas Merton. Award-winning author, broadcaster and Merton scholar, Dr Michael Higgins, will offer an engaging exploration of the contemporary relevance of Merton's life and witness that will inspire and enrich your own life.

Hosted by The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:00pm at Canadian Martyrs Church, Halifax.

For more information contact Trudy Comeau This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St. Anselm's Parish 275th Anniversary

St. Anselm's Parish 275th Anniversary

Celebrate on April 26, 2015 at 10:30am St. Anselm's Parish, West Chezzetcook 275th Anniversary! The parish was founded in 1740.

Before the celebration of the Eucharist, two youth choirs will offer a mini concert. The St. Anselm's choir will be joined by the Knights of Columbus choir and the Knight's Honour Guard and Colour Party.

A reception in the church hall will follow.

Everyone is invited to attend! A special invitation is extended to former parishioners and members of Acadian and Mi'kmaq communities with connections to the original parish community.

7th Annual Mancini Cup Soccer Fun Day

7th Annual Mancini Cup Soccer Fun Day

A day of Faith, Fun and Fellowship for the youth of our Diocese. The Junior High Teams play for the Mancini Cup for the 7th year. And for the first time we have High School Teams playing for the Pope Francis Trophy. There’s a canteen on site so drop by for a bite and see some great soccer fun!

April 25, 2015
9:00am Opening Ceremonies.
9:30am Junior High Games
1:00pm High School Games

Hosting Parish: Saint Agnes, Halifax
Location of event: BMO Soccer Nova Scotia Center, 210 Thomas Raddall Dr, Clayton Park, Halifax.
If you have any questions please contact Tanya Thomson at 902-454-8281

Rev. Joseph MacKinnon’s 40th Anniversary of Ordination Celebration

Rev. Joseph MacKinnon’s 40th Anniversary of Ordination Celebration

On April 26, 2015, a celebration to recognize and give thanks for the many years of ministry that Fr. Joe MacKinnon has shared throughout the Archdiocese.

The evening begins with prayer at 7:00pm, followed by music and hospitality at Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, Hammonds Plains.

Best wishes only — all most welcome!

The 9th annual Weekend of Grace for Women

The 9th annual Weekend of Grace for Women

The 9th annual Weekend of Grace for Women, with keynote speaker Dr. Mary Healy, will be held May 1, 2 and 3 at the Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax.

Dr. Healy was recently appointed as a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, a group of biblical scholars who serve as consultants to the pope on biblical matters. She speaks nationally and internationally on topics related to Scripture, the theology of the body, and the spiritual life.

Attendance through pre-registration only and registration is now open. Visit www.weekendofgrace.com for more information.

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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