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Archbishop’s Dinner

Archbishop’s Dinner

The 4th Annual Archbishop’s Dinner & Silent Auction is almost here! The evening promises to be one you won’t soon forget. Cardinal Gérald Lacroix, our guest speaker for the evening, will speak on end of life issues facing Catholics in today’s world. Funds raised for this year’s event are going towards to the new Ministry of Care and Companionship, a ministry dedicated to supporting those who care for the frail and elderly in our parishes.

Ordination of Br Peter Hanna, FoH

Ordination of Br Peter Hanna, FoH

On Saturday, October 8, Archbishop Mancini will ordain Brother Peter Hanna of the Franciscans of Halifax to the transitional diaconate. Brother Peter is a native of Lower Sackville, and has been a member of the Franciscans since the beginning of the community in 2005. He has been studying at the Antonianum University in Rome for the past several years. The ordination will take place during a celebration of the Eucharist at Saint Catherine of Siena Parish at 10:30am on Saturday morning. All are welcome to attend.

Feast of Saint Francis

Feast of Saint Francis

The Franciscans of Halifax invite all to join them for the upcoming celebrations surrounding the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. This year they will be hosting their Touch of Classical concert on October 1 at 7:30pm, with musicians from around the city. On October 4, the feast of Saint Francis is celebrated with a Mass at 7:00pm. Both events will take place at Saint Catherine of Siena Parish on Bayers Road in Halifax.

Marriage: Invest in your Relationship with 7 candlelit dinners

Invest in your relationship and enjoy great meals (sample menu: Saucy Pepper Steak and Chocolate Berry Trifle, Chicken Coq au vin and Old Fashioned Apple Crisp) and have a conversation about your relationship as a couple. A DVD will take you through some thought provoking topics like: The Art of Communication, The Power of Forgiveness, Love in Action and you will share in private at your dinner table. Starting Friday Oct 14 at 6:30 pm at St. John the Baptist Church's Parish Hall, 26 Purcell’s Cove Road, Halifax and running for seven Friday nights until Friday November 25.

Employment Listings in the Archdicoese of Halifax-Yarmouth

Employment Listings in the Archdicoese of Halifax-Yarmouth

Employment opportunities in the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth are listed on the Human Resources page of the archdiocesan website. Click Human Resources which can be found under the Archdiocesan Office tab. Job postings are updated on a regular basis.
                     New opportunities have just been posted. Please check it out!

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