2019 envelopes will be available soon. Anyone wishing envelopes for the new year, or have a change of address or phone number, please contact the parish office.
Donations may be made “In Memory of Loved Ones” towards the cost of Christmas flowers by placing their name and your name & envelope number in the collection basket or drop into the Parish office. Please have names submitted to the office by December 18 to be printed in the Bulletin. Loved ones will be remembered at the Christmas Masses.
There will be a presentation Saturday, November 24 at 10 am in the basement of St. Dunstan’s Basilica (Dorchester St. Entrance) by Tasha MacDonald, mental health nurse, and Dr. Stephen Mawhinney on “how faith can help in emotional well-being.” Presentation is hosted by St. Dunstan’s CWL. For further information, call Gay Garvey at 902-218- 3003.
As part of Red Wednesday, Bishop Grecco will celebrate a Mass for persecuted Christians throughout the world Wednesday, November 21 at 12:05 pm upstairs in the Main Church. Please note, this Mass may run longer than the usual 12:05 pm Mass.
In remembrance of those who served in the First World War and to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice to end the war, the Bells of St. Dunstan's Basilica will ring 100 times at Sunset, Sunday, November 11 (4:45 pm).
Please join us Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 pm to listen to the Abiding Together podcast and have time for discussion and prayer. This group is open to all women: married, single, young, and young-at-heart.
Remembrance Day falls on a Sunday (November 11) this year. Sunday Mass schedule will remain as usual even though the Cenotaph is at 11 am.
The 12:05 weekday Mass will be held in the church basement until spring
An evening of Adoration and fellowship, Upper Room is a weekly gathering for young adults seeking deeper relationship with Christ. Tuesdays at 7:30 pm in the Basement of St. Dunstan's Basilica.
There will be a gathering November 3 after the Saturday 5 pm mass in the Knight of Columbus room. The presentation is on Our Lady of Lourdes. There will be a light lunch, fellowship and rosary. Please enter via the Adoration Chapel or side entrance (Dorchester Street) For information contact Ray and Marilyn Yu @902-628-2397, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Join Fr. Martin for three Monday evenings of Scripture studies (November 12, 19, 26) at 7 pm in the Knights of Columbus room (Dorchester St. Entrance) during which time he will be exploring the Holy Gospels, four portraits but one Jesus. All are welcome.
Choir rehearsals for the December 21 Basilica Christmas Concert start October 9 and will held on Tuesday evenings 6:30 - 8:30 in the church for those wishing to participate in this annual event. Program includes Fantasia Noel 2 (the sequel to the popular work presented in previous years) as well as Bach's Magnificat. Contact music director Leo Marchildon at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Scented products such as perfume and cologne can aggravate health problems for some people. Please refrain from wearing scented products at Mass. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
INTO THE BREACH (2015) is an Apostolic Exhortation written by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted calling on Catholic men to ‘step into the breach’ and to embrace masculine virtues in a world in crisis. The K of C have developed an 8-part reflection study guide based on this Exhortation which Our Lady of Fatima, Council 824 will be introducing to the Diocese over the course of eight consecutive Saturday morning breakfast sessions (October 20 - December 8) at 8 am in the lower level of St. Dunstan’s Basilica. Please pre-register by e-mailing email@example.com or by calling (902)566- 4337. The cost for the breakfast is a donation of $5 each Saturday.
On the first Saturday of every month, beginning October 6, there will be a gathering after the 5 pm Mass in the Knights of Columbus room, downstairs at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, honouring the request of our spiritual Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, who asked for special observances on first Saturdays. There will be a presentation about Mary, her apparitions and her important messages, followed by Rosary, discussion, coffee, and fellowship. Enter via the Adoration Chapel or side entrance (Dorchester Street). For information contact Ray & Marilyn Yu at 902-628- 2397, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com