The celebration of mass is brought together through the work of a lot of people. The Church calls on its members to assist in the preparation and celebration of the Most Holy Sacrament. The Altar Society assists the priest in making the celebration of mass run smoothly and reverently. ‘The Eucharist is "the source and summit of the Christian life." For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, our Pasch."’ Catechism of the Catholic Church 1324 –
Children of Mary was founded by the Sisters of charity in 1849. today we are one of the oldest continuing Children of Mary Sodalities in Canada.
Children of Mary foster an increase devotion to Our Blessed Mother through prayer and charitable works. Membership is open to all adult Catholic men and women. all are welcome. We invite you to pray and work with us. If you would like more information please contact the office.
The Knights of Columbus, a fraternal, benevolent society of Catholic men was founded at New Haven, Connecticut in 1882, by Father Michael J. McGivney and a small group of pioneering Catholics to provide much needed security for widows and orphans of Catholic parishioners. The goal is to promote social and intellectual interchange, to protect and promote Catholic interests, and to foster a spirit of fraternity among citizens of all races and creeds. These Catholic men and their families, are dedicated to promoting the concepts of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Today There are more than 1.8 million members in over 14,000 councils on three continents and numerous Island nations around the globe.
The Knights of Columbus expanded to the Maritime Provinces with the first Council in Nova Scotia in Sydney (Council #1060)when it was chartered on Nov 13, 1905.
The Knights of Columbus represent 49 Third Degree Councils and 14 Fourth Degree Assemblies throughout the province, with a membership of over 5000 Catholic men. As Knights of Columbus, it has been said that we are "the right arm of the Church" We are dedicated to the service of our Church, our Parishes and their Bishops and Priests. We also serve the communities in which we live.
If you are a practicing Catholic man at least 18 years old, the Knights of Columbus may be for you. Contact us at the Nova Scotia State Council or the nearest local council in your area.
The Catholic Women's League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God.