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Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful
and kindle in them the fire of your love.
Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created.
And You shall renew the face of the earth.
Diocese of Antigonish
Nova Scotia

Your patience is requested as a new site is under construction - this site will be updated until we go "on-line"!!
Mailing addresses:
Chancery Office
P O Box 1330,
Antigonish NS B2G 2L7
(Person or Office)
Diocesan Pastoral Centre
P.O. Box 100
Sydney, NS B1P 6G9

Phone Numbers for Diocesan Offices at the Pastoral Center can be found at:
Diocesan Pastoral Center Phone Listing
E-mail: Diocesan Pastoral Center


The following four (4) documents deal with the upcoming Ordinary Synod of Bishops in October of this year.

Letter re: Consultation on Synod - (English). ........ more

Lettre re: Consultation on Synod - (French). ........more

Consultation for the 2015 Synod - (English). ........more

Consultation for 2015 Synod - (French). ........more


The Emmaus Centre has some spring events that are of interest to the Diocese and a form to order materials.
Poster - ........ more
Form - ........ more


Members of the Cape Breton Atlantic Association of the Spiritual Exercises Apostolate (AASEA) have a phamplet for viewing. ........ more

Support a National Dementia Strategy

Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, is urging support for a national dementia strategy ........ more

Diocese of Antigonish Committee for Latin America

The Latin America Committee for the Diocese of Antigonish has been active in providing funds to assist the poor. Over the years different projects have been brought to the attention of the committee and, after investigating, decisions are made on funding. . . . . . . . more

National Liturgy Office Announcements

Over the last number of weeks some "updated" announcements have been posted on the National Liturgy Office website. Please link to the page for this helpful information.

Pastoral Plans

Bishop Dunn has announced the Pastoral Plans for:
5 Year Rebuilding Trust & Hope Plan

Diocesan 5 Year Rebuilding Trust and Hope Plan(posted 24 February, 2014)

Implementation Committee Members

June Leteter to Groups & Committees June 14, 2014

Press Release
January 31, 2014

Diocese of Antigonish Pastoral Plan Implementation

Rebuilding Trust and Hope Click here to read the press release

  • Pastoral Letter on Employment Insurance from the Atlantic Bishops


    These masses will resumed on October 19th, 2014 on ATV/CTC. We are grateful to each parish priest, or group that booked a Sunday during the 2013/2014 year and continue to do so in 2015.

    The line up for the remainder of January and February is as follows:

    January 25 Fr Reginald Currie, Light of Faith Group and Choir.
    February 1 Fr. Bedford Doucette and Deacons, Pat Moore Choir
    February 8 Fr. Danny Boudreau, St. Joseph, Reserve/Immaculate Conception Parishes
    February 15 KOC 1060 Sydney
    February 22 Fr. Bill Burke, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Confirmation Group & Parish

    In order to schedule programming with ATV, we must know well in advance whether a group is taping or going live. If you are able to preside on Mass for Shut Ins with your parish and choir or alone, we would be happy to hear from you. The three components, priest, choir, congregation all have to booked in order for the Mass to proceed. The closer we get to a date with no booking, the harder it is to get all three components we need.

    Please email: Diocesan Pastoral Center
    or phone (902) 539-6188 Extension 222 to select a date.

    Your Assistance Is Requested: If there is a mistake on either of the following pages: - Please notify the webmaster at Web Coordinator. Your assistance is appreciated.

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