Diocese of Yarmouth joined with Archdiocese of Halifax

smaller text tool iconmedium text tool iconlarger text tool icon

manciniThe Archdiocese of Halifax has announced that the Holy See has joined the Diocese of Yarmouth with the Archdiocese of Halifax to form one diocese. The official name will be the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth. The new Archdiocese is being established this week, with diocesan ceremonies on December 7 at Saint Ambrose Cathedral in Yarmouth, and on December 8 at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica in Halifax

The Most Reverend Anthony Mancini, currently Archbishop of Halifax and Apostolic Administrator of Yarmouth, becomes the first Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth.

Life EN 2014
WMF 2015 EN
182-333 banner


The colours of the web site represent the official heraldic insignia of Bishops. The green corresponds to the galero (ecclesiastical hat) and six tassels on each side that make up the crest and supporters of the coat of arms of each Bishop while the gold represents the processional cross. More info...