First 5 – March 1, 2023

First 5 – March 1, 2023

New Parishioner Event

The Encounter team is a team at HTP whose mandate is to cultivate encounter, create disciples and celebrate Christ. We, in collaboration with the Knights of Columbus, are planning to hold a New Parishioner Event on Saturday, March 25th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am in the Parish hall. This event is for all those who have joined our Parish since January 2020. If you plan to join us please fill out this form so we know how many people to expect!

Finance Presentation

Our Parish Finance Council reminds you that we will be having an in-person presentation of our 2022-2023 financial report on Sunday, March 19th, 3-4PM at the church. All are invited and encouraged to attend. The format will be a presentation followed by a time for questions; and in order to make sure we are able to provide answers to you, we encourage you to submit any questions you might think of, in advance of the meeting. You can e-mail your questions to or call and leave your question verbally during our regular office hours. 

Our financial statements and 2023 budget are available on our website, as well as printed copies are in the foyer of the church. We look forward to seeing you at the presentation!

Prayer Requests

  • The Rite Of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is ongoing. Please continue to pray for all those involved in this very special process. 
  • Our Alpha Weekend is coming up. Please pray for all the participants. That they would encounter the Holy Spirit in a new and personal way.  
  • On Wednesday March 8th 2023 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm everyone is welcome to come and spend an hour in prayer and adoration in front of the Blessed Sacrament praying for our own personal intentions but especially for Renewal of Faith in our Parish. This is hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council 7077.
  • The World Day of Prayer is an international ecumenical Christian  initiative.  It is run under the motto “Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action,” and is celebrated annually in over 170 countries on the first Friday in March.  This year a World Day of Prayer service will be held in our community on Friday, March 3 at 2:00 pm in the St. John the Evangelist Hall, 934 Old Sackville Road.  The service this year has been written by the people of Taiwan on the theme, I have heard about your faith.  Our Parish CWL  invites and welcomes everyone to join us as we come together in prayer with those of other Christian faiths.  Refreshments will be served following the service.  Masks are welcomed but not required.  For more information, please call the St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church Parish Office at 902-864-3154. 

Archbishop Dunn’s Liturgical Letter

Last Sunday in Fr Yves homily he mentioned some slight changes for the congregation’s participation in Mass. To read the full letter from Archbishop Dunn outlining these changes click here

Development and Peace Workshop

Development and Peace-Caritas Canada began the Lenten season with the launch of its Share lent campaign, “Create hope: Stand for the Land”. The Halifax-Yarmouth Archdiocesan Council invites you to its diocesan Share Lent Workshop scheduled to take place at St Theresa’ church hall, North Street on Saturday March 4th at 2:30 pm in person.  More resources for the Share lent campaign can be found here: Share Lent Resources. For more inquiries please contact:

Time Change

A friendly reminder that the clocks change forward an hour on Sunday March 12th at 2am.