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World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Pope Francis has declared September 1 to be World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. He draws particular attention to the care of all creation in his most recent encyclical, Laudato Si’- Praise be to you, released in May. In writing this document he strongly adds the faith perspective to the ongoing conversation regarding our environment challenges.

“If the simple fact of being human moves people to care for the environment of which they are a part, Christians in their turn realize that their responsibility within creation, and their duty towards nature and the Creator, are an essential part of their faith.” (LS # 64)

Annual Archbishop’s Dinner

Annual Archbishop’s Dinner

Have dinner with your family of faith! This year’s Archbishop’s Dinner and Silent Auction will be on Wednesday, October 7 in the Kenneth C. Rowe Hall of the newly renovated Pier 21. This year’s guest speaker will be Most Reverend Martin Currie, Archbishop of St. John’s, NFLD. Archbishop Currie, a Nova Scotian born and raised, served in this Archdiocese for many years and is familiar to many. He will share reflections on the impact of Pope Francis on our global and local Church.

This fundraising dinner will raise funds for the pastoral works of the Archdiocese including special events related to the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy. Invite a friend or gather a group at your parish and join us for an evening of great fellowship, delicious food, and fun times!

When: Wednesday, October 7th at 6:00pm
Where: Kenneth C. Rowe Hall, Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd., Halifax
Ticket costs: $125.00 (receive a tax receipt for a portion of the costs)

For more info and to purchase tickets go online: www.halifaxyarmouth.org/dinner or contact Lydia Hood at (902) 429-9800 ext 311.

September’s edition of Discipleship out on September 1!

September’s edition of Discipleship out on September 1!

After a brief summer break, the monthly Archdiocesan journal, Discipleship returns. The next edition of Discipleship will be in email boxes on September 1!

In this upcoming issue read about:
• staying motivated in parish ministry from Deacon Keith Strohm, guest presenter at the 2015 Assembly this past spring
• the welcoming atmosphere of Saint Joseph Parish in Kentville
• our newest seminarian!
• some of the Archdiocesan activities this fall in our Pastoral Calendar

NEW! Online Regional Events Submission Form now available

NEW! Online Regional Events Submission Form now available

You can now submit your events information using the online form found on our website. You will be required to register as a user. After that initial registration you can use the online form to enter as many parish related events as you would like at anytime!

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