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About US

About Us


The vision of the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth is that everyone will encounter the love and mercy of the Father through Jesus Christ, be accompanied by a community of believers, and be equipped to share that encounter with others.


The purpose of the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth is to propose Jesus Christ by fostering a communion of vibrant parish communities that equip the saints to carry out the mission of Christ in the world.


  1. Mission – Proposing Jesus Christ to others through service, invitation, opportunities for encounter, and openness to the Holy Spirit
  2. Community – Gathering and strengthening people through Word of God, sacramental life, worship and prayer, strong relationships, and effective systems of accompaniment
  3. Formation – Equipping the people of God by providing the necessary knowledge, essential skills and training needed to accomplish the mission of the Church, to mature in faith and to grow to the full stature of Christ

Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth |1531 Grafton St. | Halifax, Nova Scotia | B3J 2B9 | P: (902) 429-9800 | F: (902) 423-5201
Hours:  Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 12:30pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm