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Dying in a Death Defying World

Dying in a Death Defying World

Sr. Nuala Kenny will be giving the opening keynote address at the first ever Hayes Symposium hosted by the Atlantic School of Theology. This keynote address is open to the public and will be held, Monday, May 9, at McNally Theatre Auditorium on the Saint Mary’s University Campus.

Register now for the Assembly of the People of God!

Register now for the Assembly of the People of God!

Becoming an Oasis of Mercy…as Pope Francis calls us to be!

Gather with your family of faith on Pentecost weekend for our annual 2016 Assembly of the People of God! As the one Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth we will gather at our mother church, Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica in downtown Halifax to be inspired and encouraged by keynote speakers and various local and international workshop presenters.

Next week is National Week for Life & the Family!

Next week is National Week for Life & the Family!

On May 8, we begin the National Week for Life and the Family This year’s theme is "My family: A school of mercy". Various resources are available from the Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) for prayers and activities to celebrate that the vocation of the family – click here.

Divine Renovation Conference

During the past week the Divine Renovation Conference registration reached its capacity of 500. The organizing team have been able to arrange for another 100 spots. Even though there are six weeks until the event, these spots will likely go quickly. This conference is gathering pastors and the leading lay people from Australia, Latin America, all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada, right here in Halifax, to focus on the task of parish renewal. Come and meet some amazing people and be inspired, informed, equipped and empowered by great speakers and workshops. To register go to divinerenovation.net  Registration for churches in Atlantic Canada is limited (for now) to four per parish.

CWL Day of Prayer for Palliative Care

CWL Day of Prayer for Palliative Care

Tomorrow, Wednesday May 4, The Catholic Women's League (CWL) of Canada invites Catholics across of Canada to pray for palliative care by dedicating "12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care".

Some Thoughts in this Year of Mercy - 6th Week of Easter

Some Thoughts in this Year of Mercy - 6th Week of Easter

Acts 15:1-2,22-29
The Church does not act on power or agenda of its own; it has been decided by the Holy Spirit, in this spirit we carry our the saving will of God.

Psalm 67.  
May God show kindness and bless us, and make his face shine on us. (1-2)

Today in the Roman Catholic Church

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