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.

Bulletin: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Holy Mary, help the helpless, strengthen the faithful, comfort the sorrowful, pray for the people, plead for the clergy, interceed for all women consecrated to God. May all who keep your sacred commemoration experience the might of your assistance.
— Amen

Last Sunday Collections:
St. Anthony’s ~ Regular $415; $Loose $57.17
St. Faustina’s ~ Regular $521; Loose $47.32

Pastoral Council Meeting: This Tuesday, after the 6:30pm Mass.

All Saints’ Day: The Solemnity of All Saints will be celebrated Thursay, November 1st, with a Mass celebration at 9:00am in English and 6:30pm in Polish.

All Souls’ Day: The commemoration of all the faithful departed will be celebrated Friday, November 2nd, with Mass at 9:00am in English; 3:00pm Adoration until 6:00pm Rosary in Polish followed by Mass.

Flea Market: Next Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00am – 1:30pm. If you can help set up or working the day of the flea market, or have any items to donate, please call Gordon Jewers at 469-5698.

Fish Chowder & Corn Chowder: Next Saturday, November 3rd from 1:00-3:00pm, along with the Flea Market, and after the 4:00pm Mass. Jennie & Wilfred will be selling fish and corn chowder and ginger bread for dessert. Price is $7 for a bowl of fish or corn chowder with dessert, tea & coffee. Join us!

Remembrance Day Mass: Sunday, Novembewr 11th at 9:00am in English and 4:00pm in Polish celebrating Independance Day.

Memorial Mass: We will have a special Memorial Mass on Tuesday, November 13th at 6:30pm for parishioners who died between November 2011 and November 2012. We also invite all parishioners who would like to memorialize a special loved one who is now deceased.

St. Vincent de Paul Society: Item of the month for November is canned fish or meat. A box is located near the main entrance of the church.

St. Anthony of Padua Rosary Group: We are starting the Saint Anthony of Padua Rosary Group. All that is required is that you pray 1 decade of the Rosary each day, meditating on 1 mystery for the month. This is done on your own and does not require you to meet with a group. The first Sunday of each month the mystery will change. A schedule will be provided. We will meet spiritually and socially from time to time. A Rosary group consists of 20 people each, praying a different mystery so that the full Rosary is said each day. If you would like to join the group, please give your name to Darlene LeBlanc at 469-4366 or Pat Smith at 466-2918.

Pot-Luck Dinner: Thank you to Theresa, Doug and Darlene Lewis and their helpers for putting together last week’s pot luck dinner. Thank you to those who came out and supported us. We raised $253.20 towards the Annual Appeal.

Country Time Show: Thank you to everyone who came to the Country Time Show last Sunday. We raised $663.68 for our parish! Thank you for your support. The next Country Time Show will be on Sunday, November 18th at 7:00pm.

Archdiocesan Annual Appeal: Because we did not take up a collection last weekend, next weekend, November 3rd & 4th we will take up a second collection for the appeal. You may donate on-line at or mail your donation directly to Archdiocesan Annual Appeal, Catholic Pastoral Centre, 1531 Grafton Street, Halifax, B3J 2Y3. Make cheques payable to Archdiocesan Annual Appeal.