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YouthYoungAdult

Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Welcome to the Youth Office of the Archdiocese of Halifax. We seek to foster the New Evangelization with and for young people
throughout the diocese using outreach events, formation opportunities, and leadership development.

Calling all aspiring writers!

Calling all aspiring writers!

The Catholic Register invites high school, college, and university students to join our team as a correspondent for the 2017-2018 school year.

• Get published in a national newspaper.
• Learn from professional journalists.
• Report on news from your community.
• Share your thoughts on faith, culture and current issues.
• Attend an expense-paid retreat in Toronto.

Application deadline is June 26, 2017.

Visit www.catholicregister.org/ysn-application for details.
For more information contact: Jean Ko Din at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Steubenville Atlantic Draw Deadline

Steubenville Atlantic Draw Deadline

Our draw deadline for Steubenville Atlantic is almost here! For every participant spot purchased by Wednesday, January 31, 2018 you will be entered in a draw to win a free youth night for your group! This includes supplies, snacks, and (if desired) support from an experienced youth minister. This is a great way to bring your youth together to prepare for the conference, or to give them a chance to re-unite afterward.

Thanks for visiting Saint Francis Xavier!

Thanks for visiting Saint Francis Xavier!

Over 2000 people encountered a saint on Sunday. The Relic Pilgrimage of Saint Francis Xavier, brought parishioners, university students, Saint FX grads, and those simply curious to Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica to an experience a relic of the famous missionary. The relic, the right forearm of Saint Francis Xavier was available public veneration over 12 hours on Sunday. A steady stream of visitors all day witnessed to the impact of this well known saint on the people of this region.

Steubenville Atlantic Draw Deadline

Steubenville Atlantic Draw Deadline

It’s hard to think about summer when you’re scraping ice off your car every morning... but it’s coming! Steubenville Atlantic 2018 will be here before you know it, so don’t wait to start a group! For every participant spot purchased by January 31, 2018 you will be entered in a draw to win a free youth night for your group! This includes supplies, snacks, and (if desired) support from an experienced youth minister. This is a great way to bring your youth together to prepare for the conference, or to give them a chance to re-unite afterward.

Start your year off with a visit from Saint Francis Xavier!

Start your year off with a visit from Saint Francis Xavier!

We are excited to welcome the relics of Saint Francis Xavier to the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth on Sunday, January 7th, 2018, the Feast of the Epiphany of our Lord. The relic, his right arm, will be received by Archbishop Anthony Mancini at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica. The schedule of events is as follows:

Pastoral Life & New Evangelization Contact

John Stevens 
Pastoral Life & New Evangelization Manager
(902) 429-9800 ext. 331
jstevens@halifaxyarmouth.org 
     Elizabeth Craig
Project Coordinator
(902) 429-9800 ext. 311
ecraig@halifaxyarmouth.org 
   Christine Salterio 
Communications Assistant
(902) 429-9800 ext. 324    
csalterio@halifaxyarmouth.org 
 
           
Aurea Sadi 
Project Coordinator Adult Faith
and Communications
(902) 429-9800 ext. 310
asadi@halifaxyarmouth.org
   Wanda Comeau
Coordinatrice de la Catéchèse
Secteur francophone
Religious Education Coordinator (French)
(902) 769-3844
wcomeau@halifaxyarmouth.org
  Chris O'Hara
Project Coordinator Faith Formation
(902) 429-9800 ext. 322
cohara@halifaxyarmouth.org
 

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