Father Adrian Butts Council 6417

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Recent Announcements

  • Catholic Men's Prayer Breakfast Catholic men are called to action to live as disciples of Christ. If you're a man invested in deepening your understanding of the Catholic faith join us as we examine our role as leaders, providers and defenders and discover what the spiritual struggle for virtue and excellence means for Catholic men in the world today. Sponsored by KofC Council 6417, our next monthly meeting is being held on Saturday, January 13th, 2018 in the multi purpose room at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC), 135 North Park Street in Bridgewater at 8:30 am. We will be discussing the booklet "Faith and Reason." You may have found the paper distributed among the pews over Christmas. Author David ...
    Posted Jan 3, 2018, 5:46 PM by Dan Pittman
  • Novena for Grace and Solidarity, March 12 - 20 Today, we see throughout parts of the Middle east, Africa and Asia the brutal persecution, torture and killing of Christians. This month, the Knights of Columbus is urging its members and other people of faith to pray a Novena of Grace and Solidarity for Christians suffering persecution. The novena is based on a prayer in honour of St. Francis Xavier by Italian Father Marcello Mastrilli, a missionary to Japan who was martyred for the faith. Please join in praying this Novena of Grace and Solidarity, beginning on Sunday, March 12, and concluding on Monday, March 20. The novena may also be prayed any time throughout the year. See Knights of Columbus Charities for more information on how you can help ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 6:56 AM by Dan Pittman
  • Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper KofC Council 6417 is holding its annual pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday, February 28 from 4 to 6 pm at Saint Joseph's Parish Hall, 123 Pleasant Street in Bridgewater. Cost is $8.00 per person. Children under 5 years old are admitted free.
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 2:52 AM by Dan Pittman
  • Catholic Education in Canada Dr. Will Sweet, Professor of Philosophy at St. Francis Xavier University, is presenting an overview of Roman Catholic education in Canada with recommendations on the practical changes necessary to heighten the role of Catholic education in the future. Sponsored by the Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem of Canada - Atlantic, the talk will be held Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 pm in St. Agnes Church Hall on Mumford Road, Halifax.
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 2:58 AM by Dan Pittman
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Deliver me, O Lord, from evildoers; protect me from those who are violent, who plan evil things in their minds and stir up wars continually. 
-- Ps. 140 1-2.

Let us pray for those who do not believe in Christ, that, enlightened by the Holy Spirit, they, too, may enter on the way of salvation. 





 "To Our towns that have been destroyed We shall return."
Donating to the charities above helps persecuted Christians survive. We are repatriating the places our ancestors lived for thousands of years, rebuilding our ancient communities, churches and monasteries without compulsion to convert to Islam, emigrate, pay extortion fees, be tortured, enslaved, raped or executed.

Philip Jenkins,Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, explains the disappearance of indigenous Christians from their ancestral homelands in the East and the persecution of those who remain.


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Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

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