Religious Education Updates


Next class March 3, 6:30

Junior High:  
Year 7:  March 8, Hunger Banquet 4:00-6:00   
Confirmation I:  Thinkfast  March 6, 6:00PM - March 7, 6:00PM
Confirmation II:  March 8, 7:15-8:15
Sacrament of Confirmation will be Celebrated on May 4, and May12, 7:00PM

Confirmation I Thinkfast:  March 6/7.  To make a donation to this worthy cause,  click here.  For more information about this project at our parish, go to our Thinkfast page.

The Building Committee shared some exciting updates at our masses on Feb 28/Mar 1.  A copy of this report can be found here.  Thank you to all members of the committee who have been working diligently to reach our goal of building the new home of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Parish! 

From the Archbishop:

Responsibility for Christian Witness in the Politics of a Secular Age

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The Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth News Service is replacing the Bulletin Announcements to which we have been accustomed.  To sign up for weekly email updates from the Diocese, and to receive their monthly e-journal, please click here.   


Please Note the Following Dates (check the parish calendar for more items) : 

Feb 25, Mar 11 & 25:  Ignatian Prayer, St. James, 7:30.   

March 1, 8, 15:  Archbishop's Lenten Series,  2:00PM, St. James. The Lenten Series is a three part video series produced by the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth and distributed to parishes. Each session focuses on one of three key themes:  Mission, Community and Formation. At the end of each session participants fill out the corresponding section of the discernment survey as a way to record the fruits of this time of prayer and discernment.  More information here

Strengths workshops will take place at St James on Thursday, Mar. 5, 12 & 26, 7-9PM. The 3 sessions will help you understand your unique top 5 God-given talents, as well as the talents of others in the workshops, and help you discern ways in which you might develop these talents into strengths.  Registration is limited to 6 participants--please register by Monday Mar. 2 .   To register or for more information, please call Diana Bruce, 876-1104. 

March 6:
  Application deadline for the Knights Of Columbus Simon J. Khattar ScholarshipFor more information, click here. 

March 6:  World Day of Prayer, hosted by our parish at St. James, 2:00PM.

March 8:  Hunger Banquet, sponsored by the Year 7 Religious Education Class, 4:30PM.

March 15:  Taize Prayer, 7:ooPM, St. James

March 22:  Mary's Way of the Cross, 7:00PM

March 28: Men's Breakfast