Events, sacramental celebrations, Holy Days and other happenings are listed here by month.
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January 2017

18th - 25th

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Location:

Parishes/pastoral units throughout the diocese

 Resources:

Canadian Council of Churches

 

February 2017

2nd
(Thursday)

Presentation of the Lord

 

 

4th - Saturday

Antigonish Women's Prayer Breakfast

08:30 to 10:30 am

Guest Speaker: Dr. Angie Kolen
Professor, Human Kinetics, StFX

Topic:  How does faith inform my life

 

Price: $15.00. Student Price: $7.50

Tickets available at St. Ninian Parish Office (902-863-2338).

5th - Sunday

11 am

Ceremony to welcome Sheila O'Handley
as a new hermit in our diocese

 Location:

Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay

 

18th & 19th
(Saturday & Sunday)

Pre-Marriage Program Course (Family Service of Eastern NS)

Fee is $100 per couple, pre-registration is required.

Location:


Our Lady of Fatima, Sydney River, NS

Contact:


Family Service of Glace Bay at
(902) 849-4772 to pre-register.

March 2017

1st
(Wednesday)

Ash Wednesday

Bishop's Ad limina  visit to Rome

 

 

April 2017

9th
(Sunday)

Palm Sunday

 

 

10th - 12th
(Monday - Wednesday)

Holy Week

10th
(Monday)

Mass of Chrism

Location:

St. Ninian's Cathedral, Antigonish
4 pm

 

13th
(Thursday)

Triduum

14th
(Friday)

Good Friday

16th
(Sunday)

Easter Sunday

May 2017
 

19th - 22nd
(Friday-Monday)

Cursillo Men's Weekend

 

Contact:

Kevin/Karen McSween 902-862-8517

Marie Burke 902-549-3748

Betty Lahey 902-270-0891

Gary David 902-266-2704

28th (Sunday)

World Communications Day

The Message of Pope Francis is entitled "Fear not, for I am with you (Isaiah 43:5): Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time". message link

28th - June 1
(Sunday-Monday)

National Parish Financial Administrators Conference

Location:

Pastoral Centre, Membertou (Sydney)

 
June 2017

5th - 7th
(Monday-Wednesday)

General Assembly of Priests

   

8th - 11th
(Thursday-Thursday)

Cursillo Women's Weekend

 

Location:

Camp Bretondean

 

Contact:

Kevin/Karen McSween 902-862-8517

Marie Burke 902-549-3748

Betty Lahey 902-270-0891

Gary David 902-266-2704

15th - 21st
(Thursday-Wednesday)

Pilgrimage to Ste. Anne de Beaupre
with Fr. Patrick O'Neill
 

Contact:

Estelle Penny,
St. Joseph church office, North Sydney
902-794-3951

24th & 25th
(Saturday & Sunday)

Pre-Marriage Program Course (Family Service of Eastern NS)

Fee is $100 per couple, pre-registration is required.

 

Location:

Our Lady of Fatima, Sydney River, NS

Contact:

Family Service of Glace Bay at
(902) 849-4772 to pre-register.

July 2017
 

7th - 9th
(Friday - Sunday)

Steubenville Atlantic

Steubenville Atlantic is the annual high school youth conference at Dalhousie University. This year’s conference theme is “Elevate.”

 

 Location:

Dalhousie University, Halifax

 Contact:

Nolan Conrad
Director of Youth Ministry
Diocese of Antigonish
902-539-6188 or toll-free 1-800-656-5311 Ext.241

Email

On the web:

Steubenville Atlantic

29th - Aug. 12

Heritage Pilgrimage Tour to Poland and Ukraine

Details:

Organized and escorted by Father Richard Philiposki S.Chr

$2,995 from Halifax .

 

Contact:

For flyer and brochure contact Fr. Richard at 902-564-4847.

August 2017

 12th (Saturday)

150th Anniversary mass, 6 pm

Immaculate Conception, Heatherton

 

 
September 2017
     
October 2017

 20th - 22nd
(Friday - Sunday)

 

Atlantic Catechetical Association Conference 2017

The Spirituality of the Catechist: Growing in Faith

Guest Speaker: Sr. Janet Shaeffler

 

Location:

Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, Membertou (Sydney), NS

 

Contact:

Debbie Aker, Catechetical Coordinator

902-539-6188 or toll-free 1-800-656-5311 ext226

Email

 

November 2017
     
December 2017


Dec. 3rd

First Sunday of Advent