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: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

O glorious St. Cecilia, virgin and martyr, you are the martyr’s crown without renouncing your love for Jesus, the delight of your soul. We ask that you help us to be faithful in our love for Jesus, that, in the communion of the saints, we may praise Him twice in our song of rejoicing for the Blood that He shed which gave us the grace to accomplish His will on earth.

St. Cecilia, please pray for us!
— Saint Cecilia Martyr & Patron Saint of Music

Last Sunday Collections:

St. Anthony’s ~ Regular $797; $Loose $74.50; Renovations $90; Fuel $60

St. Faustina’s ~ Regular $808; Loose $182.50; Polish Independance Day Dinner $815

On Wednesday, November 21st we celebrate the Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On Thursday, November 22nd we celebrate the Memorial of St. Cecilia, Martyr.

Mass Time Change: This week only, Mass will be at 6:30pm on Thursday, November 22nd instead of the regular 9:00am.

Spaghetti Dinner: This Saturday, after the Fiddlers’ Mass at 5:00pm. Join us for a plate of spaghetti, a roll, tea & coffee. $7 per plate. Take-out available. Also available for sale are Christmas center pieces, jars of pickles and packages of soup mix.

Christmas Center Pieces: If you are interested in helping us create Christmas center pieces, like the ones you can purchase or view at the spaghetti dinner, which we sell as a fundraiser for our parish, please see John LeBlanc at the dinner after Mass.

Country Time Show: This Sunday, November 18th at 7:00pm. Admission is $6. Master of Ceremony is Al Hollingsworth with back up band Grover Country featuring: Shirley Reid, Bob MacDonald, Jim Tynes, Lucy Flemming, Cecil MacDougall, and Ruth Gray accompanied by Ed Young.

Parish Council Meeting: This Tuesday, November 20th in the hall after the 6:30pm Mass.

Eucharistic Ministers Meeting: This Thursday after the 6:30pm Mass. Father Jan would like all Eucharistic Ministers to attend if possible.

St. Joseph’s Yearly Missals: Are now available. Please see Jennie Martell after Mass. $4.50 each.

Women’s Association: We would like to start a Women’s Association for St. Anthony’s Parish. We will meet once a month and create new ways to help build our parish community. Please call Jennie Martell at 464-1561 if you would like to be a part of our Women’s Association. We encourage all women of St. Anthony’s Parish to join!

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance: Will be held in the church hall again this year. Ticket price will be $25 per person. For information or to book your ticket contact Gordon Jewers at 469-5698.

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.

Archdiocesan Annual Appeal: Collection is next weekend of November 25th.

Backpack Project: Starting next weekend we will have gift bags available at the entrance of the church to fill with gifts for the patrons of Feeding Others of Dartmouth and other local charities. We are partnering with four other churches and our goal is to fill 300 gift bags with useful items for adults men and women who do not have the resources to provide for themselves. The gift bags available next weekend will have a list of suggested items inside. Please take a bag home with you, fill it and deliver it back to the church before or after Mass, on or before Thursday, December 13th. We hope for your support of this Advent project.