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RIP – Rev. Edward Grant

RIP – Rev. Edward Grant

GRANT, Reverend J. Edward - Priest of the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth, died on July 26, 2015 at the QEII Infirmary, Halifax, at the age of 84. Father Grant was born in Truro, NS the son of the late Colin and Ann (MacDonald) Grant. He spent his formative years in Moncton, NB, where he was active in sports and several organizations. After graduation from Moncton High School, he attended St. F.X University where he participated in intramural sports and several organizations including the Annual Year Book where he was Business Manager for two years. He graduated from St. F.X. with an Engineering Diploma, a B.Sc. and a B.A. Later he attended Acadia University receiving B.Ed. and M.Ed. degrees and St. Mary’s University, receiving an M.A. in Educational Administration.

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Ring the Church Bells! (en/fr)

Ring the Church Bells! (en/fr)

Bells will ring on July 28
For many years, the United Church of Canada in Grand-Pré rings its church bells on July 28 at exactly 5:55pm to pay tribute to the thousands of Acadians who were deported in 1755. The Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA) representatives have become aware of this tradition and have decided to implement the gesture throughout Atlantic Acadia and even elsewhere in Canada and the United States. Many parishes have decided to join the movement with this symbolic gesture that pays tribute to the determination and bravery of our ancestors. On July 28 listen for the bells!

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