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Christmas Office Hours

The parish office is closed  between Christmas and New Years — Dec. 22nd at 12:00 noon and will reopen Wed. Jan. 3rd, 2018.

 

There will be no Religion class Dec. 24th or 31st. Classes will resume Jan. 7th.

There will be no Religion class Dec. 24th or 31st. Classes will resume Jan. 7th.

 

Pastoral Planning Gathering Sat. Jan 27, 2018

Pope Francis tells us the parish is not an outdated institution; precisely because it can have great flexibility and assume different contours depending on the openness and creativity of the pastor and community. The Pastoral Planning team invites all parishioners to join us Sat. Jan. 27th to look at our present circumstances, judge if they are meeting our needs and act where required. We can succeed with everyone’s help and Christ by our side.

 

Children’s Christmas Pageant—Sun. Dec.17th

Children’s Christmas Pageant—Sun. Dec.17th after 10:00 am Mass in the Hall. Sign up in the hall to participate & family or friends visiting over
Christmas are more than welcome to take part .

Advent Penitential Service

Advent Penitential Service—Thurs. Dec. 14th —7:00 pm with 4 guest priests.

Senior’s Day – Wed. Dec. 13th – 1:00 pm

Seniors Wed. Dec. 13th at 1:00 pm in the Hall—Please come and bring a friend to our Christmas Party.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Wreaths

Christmas Wreaths, are available for pick up Sat. Dec. 3rd – Please use the Lower Robie St door.

 

Christian Meditation Group

Christian Meditation Group —Join Deacon Len in contemplative prayer practice Friday mornings at 9:45 am in the Hall after 9:00 am Mass. Everyone welcome. If you have any questions please contact Deacon Len at lenmoore@live.ca.

 

 

Religious Education Has Begun – 2 Catechists needed

2 Catechists are needed Sunday School classes. Please contact Claudette Carroll or Susan Sarty.

No Sunday School Nov. 12th.

 

Remembrance Day Mass

Remembrance Day Mass —Sat. Nov. 11 at 9:00 am in the Church.  Pray for peace, and consider what we are doing as individuals, a community, and as a nation to bring God’s peace into the world.

 

Pancake Breakfast Nov. 12th

Pancake breakfast—Nov. 12 after 10:00 am Mass hosted by the Knights of Columbus. Free will offerings are being accepted.

 

Fall into Christmas Fair Thanks and Prize Winners

Thank you to all who donated or supported the Fall into Christmas Fair Sat. October 28th. Prize winners are:

CWL Gift Basket – Rita Robichaud,

CWL $100 cash – Colleen Keyes,

CWL Cutting Board – Ada Vagatin,

CWL Food Hamper – Lauren Thompson,

CWL Food Hamper – Margie Johnson,

Nativity Scene – Ella Quinn,

Social Committee Basket – Linda Coolen,

Social Committee Doll – Sarah Moran.

 

 

Weekly Mass on Wednesdays at Saint Mother Teresa Parish 9:00 am

Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 am at Saint Mother Teresa Parish as well as at Northwood at 10:15 am.

 

Memorial Mass for all the faithful departed –Wed. Nov. 1st at 7:00 pm.

Memorial Mass for all the faithful departed –Wed. Nov. 1st at 7:00 pm.

Letters were sent to all families who celebrated a funeral at our Parish in the last year.  Please RSVP with the number of family members attending. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall.

 

All Souls Day Mass

All Souls Day Mass– Thurs. Nov. 2nd—9:00 am in the Church.

 

RCIA

Register for RCIA this fall. Become Catholic: receive the Sacrament of Initiation: Baptism, 1st Communion, and Confirmation,

or to learn more about our Catholic Faith. Please contact the Parish Office if interested. 902-454-5835 ext. 201

 

Thanksgiving Mass

Thanksgiving Mass is Monday October 9th at 10:00 am. Please bring non-perishable items and perishable items. All donations will be sent to Adsum House and Hope Cottage.

 

PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT

PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT—With summer coming we encourage this method of contribution. The Archdiocese automatically debits a preauthorized amount from your account monthly. This allows you to maintain your donations when you are away and ensures that the parish is financially able to maintain itself. Forms can be found in the entrance of the church or contact the office.

 

Coats for Kids Spaghetti Supper

Coats for Kids Spaghetti Supper hosted by the Knights of Columbus —Sat Sept. 30th in the hall after 4:00 pm Mass.

 

Blessing of the animals

Blessing of the animals on Saturday Sept. 30th at 11:00 am in the park across from the Church.

 

 

Welcome Deacon Len Moore

The Parish would like to welcome Deacon Len Moore and his wife Mary Anne to our Parish. May God bless you in your ministry.

Office Closed for Labour Day

The Parish Office will be closed for Labour day.

Summer Hours and Vacation Closure

The Parish Office will be CLOSED on Mondays for the summer effective July 3—Sept. 4th.

 

The Parish Office will be CLOSED for VACATIONS July 3 –17th. If there is an emergency please contact Fr. Andrew directly 902-454-5835 ext. 202.

 

Development and Peace Special Collection for famine crisis

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada, supported by CCCB, is conducting a SPECIAL COLLECTION for the most vulnerable populations to respond to a famine crisis, which is threatening the lives of millions of people in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, & Nigeria. The Canadian Government has agreed to match donations made to an eligible registered Canadian Charity UNTIL JUNE 30, 2017. Please visit (and share) our Famine relief information page: www.devp.org/en/famine-relief-fund today. For any questions or TO DONATE: please contact our Atlantic office at (902)429-9489 or dpatlantic@devp.org.

 

Change for Life—Open Door – Return filled bottles this weekend June 17/18

Change for Life—Open Door

Centre provides a safe place for people who experience an unplanned pregnancy. Please return your filled bottle this weekend—Father’s Day –  June 18th Place bottles in the box marked Open Door. To find out more about Open Door visit: opendoorcentre.com.

 

First Friday Mass with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

First Friday Mass with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be Friday June 2nd at 7:00 pm

 

CANCELLED: Story and Song at Northwood Sun. June 4th at 2:00 pm.

CANCELLED – Story and Song at Northwood Sun. June 4th at 2:00 pm. Representatives from five of our churches will each share a brief story on the theme of Pentecost, followed by a song or hymn. This is a great chance to come together in an informal setting with our brothers and sisters from various different Christian traditions. Refreshments to follow. 

 

Equip the Saints

Learn more about Archbishop Mancini’s three year diocesan pastoral plan, Equip the Saints. —Saint Benedict Parish, Halifax – Thurs. June 1 at 7:00 pm. All welcome.

 

 

The Parish office and Diocesan offices will be closed on Monday May 22 for the Victoria Day Holiday.

The Parish office and Diocesan offices will be closed on Monday May 22 for the Victoria Day Holiday.

 

Gardeners needed!

Gardeners needed for spring clean up of the park. Please contact Jack and Rita Swan to arrange date and time: 902-455-0396.

 

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9:00 am -12:00 noon &
1:00 – 4:00 pm

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