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The Halifax-Yarmouth News Service provides information,
updates and pastoral activities that are happening in the
Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth.


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Congratulations Fr. Clarence Thibeau: 75 years of Ministry!
Today, May 23, Father Clarence Thibeau celebrates 75 years of priesthood! Along with this milestone, he will also turn 100 on July 20. Father Clarence still celebrates Mass every day and usually concelebrates on Sunday at Saint Ambrose in Yarmouth.
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Emergency Shelters Project
As a result of the generosity of many groups and individuals we have been able to run our Emergency Shelters Project for the past 18 months. Many lessons have been learned but also many people have been helped. Much of that is due in large part to the collaboration and cooperation of our pastors and parishes. Thank you!
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Celebrating the Gift of Administration!
Last week the Archdiocesan Business Office gathered with administrative staff from across the whole diocese for a day to celebrate the important ministry they do in our parishes. Staff from almost all parishes came together to pray, learn, and have a little fun together. Archbishop Dunn joined them for part of the day. Sr. Joanna Madu, a hospital chaplain at the QEII Health Centre, was their guest speaker for the day. She reflected with them on the importance of empathic listening and shared some stories and a few how-to tips!
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Steubenville Atlantic is coming! Are you?
Looking for a great way for youth to encounter Jesus this summer? Invite them to check out our annual Steubenville Atlantic youth conference happening on the campus of Dalhousie University from July 7-9, 2023.
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More Than A Story: A Youth Retreat
Earlier this month youth missionaries from Catholic Christian Outreach begin a month long mission trip in the Archdiocese specifically serving out of three parishes: Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica, Good Shepherd, Saint Francis & Saint Clare of Assisi.
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CCCB Webinar: Concrete Ways to Renew Practices of Family Holiness
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (CCCB) Office for Family and Life will host a free webinar on Saturday, 3 June 2023, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT) titled: Concrete Ways to Renew Practices of Family Holiness.
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Anticipated Mass in Spanish: This weekend!
Our Lady of Guadalupe parish is offering a Sunday anticipated Mass in Spanish on the last Saturday of the month. The next one will be on May 27 at 4:00 PM. It is held at the St Peter church location on 10 Maple St. Dartmouth, NS.
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Class Action: Claims Period
The Claims period of the class action suit filed against the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth runs from December 14, 2022 until December 14, 2023. Individuals who wish to make a claim to receive settlement benefits have 12 months in which they can make a formal claim. See notice below.
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