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Welcome to Saint Thomas More Parish
15, Caledonia Road,
Dartmouth NS.
B2X 1K7

Mass & Confession Times


Masses

Monday: NO MASS
Tuesday: 12:15 pm
Wednesday:9:00 am
Thursday: 9:00 am
Friday: 9:00 am
Saturday: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am/11:15 am

Confessions
Tuesday: By appointment
Saturday: 3:00-3:45 p.m.




 


 From the Pastor`s Desk
Welcome New Parishioners!

Otoochukwun behalf of the whole community of Saint Thomas More Parish, I wish to welcome you with joy and affection. We would like you to know that we are grateful to God for the gift of your life and for your presence among us. We equally thank you for choosing to share the gift of your life and faith with us. You are truly a blessing to our faith community.

Our primary mission here at Saint Thomas More Parish is to build a dynamic and Spirit-filled community of faith, where everyone feels welcomed, loved and supported, and encouraged to live and grow in his/her faith, individually and collectively. Please feel free to join and participate actively in any of the ministries we have in our parish, as a way to grow in your faith journey, as well as support other parishioners in their faith journeys.

Because we believe in Christ’s love and mercy for his people, especially those who are in need, the sick, and sinners, we seek to reflect those qualities in our celebrations, our ministries, and in our interactions with each other. It is our prayer and hope that you will find a home among us and that you will experience the loving mercy of our God, the peace of Christ and the joy of the Holy Spirit as you worship and serve in our parish community. We hope that after worshipping and serving God here in this faith community, we may one day come to join the community of the Saints and Angels to rejoice and praise God eternally in heaven. May God bless you and your loved ones! We love you!!

Fr. Toochukwu Okafor


DEACON JIM MCLEVEY CELEBRATES HIS 40TH ANNIVERSARY TO THE DIACONATE!

Deacon Jim Mclevey was ordained on June 25th 1977 at St. Thomas More Parish by Archbishop Hayes. He has served as Deacon in St. Thomas More Parish, St. Andrews’s Eastern Passage, St. Michael’s Spryfield. He served as Chaplin at the Port of Halifax for eight years. His Diaconal Ministries include liturgies,  homilies, administering the sacraments of Baptism and Marriage; teaching catechetics; marriage preparation, baptismal preparation; RCIA; visiting hospitals, nursing  homes and home visits.

On a Diocesan level, he worked on marriage preparation programs, instructing couples on the Billings natural family planning method and also on a couple to couple basis, teaching approximately 650 couples in three dioceses. He was on the Board of WOOMB-Canada where he was secretary for 14 years and he was the chairperson of the Natural Family Planning Association of NS for a number of years. As a certified teacher of BOM he was involved in the training of couples from PEI. Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, to become certified teachers in the Billings method. He has also been a  guest speaker at several Pro-Life conferences.

Deacon McLevey ‘s last appointment was as Chaplin at the Port of Halifax where he ministered to seafarers. Currently he has come full circle back to St. Thomas More.

Our parish will be celebrating Deacon McLevey ‘s 40th anniversary to the diaconate on Sunday, June 25th after the 11:15 Mass in the church hall.  All are welcome to come and congratulate Jim McLevey on his loving service to our parish and significant contribution to the Archdiocese over the years.

 



External Links:

Holy See (Vatican) Website : http://w2.vatican.va/content/vatican/en.html
Dynamic Catholic: http://dynamiccatholic.com/
Archdiocese of Halifax- Yarmouth Website: http://www.halifaxyarmouth.org/