Saint Thomas Aquinas Canadian Martyrs Parish

Halifax, Nova Scotia

About Us

Our Mission

Through personal and community worship and prayer, faith development, vibrant and uplifting Liturgies, and engaged ministry leadership, we form missionary disciples to build the Kingdom of God.

Our Vision

A growing, joyful community of disciples engaged through personal relationship with Jesus Christ, inspired and sustained through the Holy Spirit, and focused on the transformation of our city and our world.


News and Upcoming Events

Faith Formation

Fall 2017 Faith Formation and Evangelization Opportunities

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Try Alpha

You're Invited, Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

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ArchBishop's Dinner

You're Invited, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm

See Bulletin for more info

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New Parish Center

Please see attach document

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Mass Times, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Mass Intentions, Sunday Bulletin

Weekend Masses


4:30 pm


11:00 am

6:30 pm

Weekday Masses

Mon - Tue

7:30 am

Wed - Thu - Fri

9:00 am



3:30 - 4:45 pm

* or by appoitment


Sunday Bulletin

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Mass Intentions


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Mass Intentions

Faith Formations


Alpha is for anyone who’s curious. The talks are designed to encourage conversation and explore the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No question is out of bounds and you are free to discuss as much or as little as you wish.

A 10 weeks program

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Children between the ages of 5 – 15 years who are in need of formation and the reception of the sacraments of First Communion, Reconciliation, and confirmation.

Registration is required and you can contact the Faith Formation.

  • Baptism
  • Eucharist - Communion
  • Marriage - Matrimony
  • Holy Orders - Ordination
  • Confirmation
  • Reconciliation - Confession
  • Annointing of the Sick

The RCIA is the process that provides adults with church teachings to prepare them for the sacraments and to become full members of the Catholic Church. Team members and sponsors journey with the candidates sharing their faith and life experiences in a group environment.

Our Ministries

Our parish is active in many areas:

  • Adoration
  • Altar Society
  • Audio Visual Ministry
  • Bridge Ministry
  • Catholic Women’s League
  • Collection Counters
  • Development and Peace
  • Divine Mercy Devotion
  • Extraordinary Minsters of the Eucharist
  • Extraordinary Ministers for Sick & Shut-ins
  • Family & Adult Faith Formation
  • First Friday All Night Prayer Vigil & First Saturday Mass
  • Lectors
  • Liturgy Committee
  • Ministers of Hospitality/Ushers
  • Marriage preparation Program
  • Music
  • Parish Life
  • Pastoral Care Group
  • RCIA
  • Sacristans
  • Social Action Committee
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Sunday Coffee Socials
  • Youth Rooted & Thrive Program

If you are interested in helping in any of these areas, contact the Parish Office at offices.

Contact Us

General Inquiries

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


1725 Oxford St.
Halifax, NS
B3H 3Z7


(902) 423-3057


[email protected]

Our Location

Our Team

Fr. Mark Cherry


Rev. Owen Connolly

Parish Priest

Dan Daley


Tracy Francis

Parish Secretary

Mary Thérèse MacDonell

Director of Adult & Family Faith

Heather Orlando

Youth Director