St. Anthony's Church

St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church & St. Faustina Kowalska Polish Mission

Welcome to St. Anthony's Church.

The people of St. Anthony's Parish and St. Faustina Kowalska Polish Mission, part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Halifax, are called to be "The People of God". Our faith in God's unconditional love for us, as evidenced in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and, as testified to by his church, gives us a firm hope in our salvation and the salvation of the world. We respond to God's love with adoration, thanksgiving, and petition through worship and prayer, and charity to our neighbour

We invite you to discover the richness of our parish. Newcomers and visitors are always welcome.

We also have our hall available to rent. Please contact the office for further information.

For information on events, please see our calendar.

About our Church

St. Anthony's is a Roman Catholic Church located on Courtney Rd in Dartmouth within the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth. Our community of faith came into being in 1947 as a mission church of St. Paul's Parish, with first mass celebrated June 1. The following year, Archbishop John T. McNally upgraded the church from a mission to a parish, appointing Fr. William Pepper as Pastor. In 1973, the construction of a new church was completed, while the old church was converted into a hall.

In 1993, Archbishop Austin-Emile Burke established the St. Faustina Kowlaska Polish Mission at St. Anthony's, a permanent spiritual home for the thriving Polish community of the Archdiocese. The Polish Community had been saying mass at various other churches within the archdiocese prior.

Deacon Nathanael DeRoches

Deacon Nathanael DeRoches

About our Pastor

Information will appear shortly.


Saint Anthony's Parish is located on Courtney Road in North-end Dartmouth. The Parking lot extends between Courtney Road and adjacent Farrell Street, allowing those driving to reach the church from either street. Metro Transit Bus Stops are within walking distance.