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The Very Rev. Duncan MacMaster is our parish priest in the Archdiocese of Halifax. Father Duncan was born and raised in Halifax, graduated from St. Patís High School and attended St. Paulís Seminary in Ottawa. Father Duncan was ordained on May 20, 1972. Prior to joining St. Rose of Lima Parish on August 1, 2005 Father Duncan was the parish priest at: St. Pius X, Sacred Heart, St. Joseph in Shad Bay, Blessed Pope John XX111 and St. Theresa. In August 2011 Father Duncan was appointed Episcopal Vicar for the Central and North region of the Archdiocese. 
You can reach Father Duncan at (902) 861-2972 or through the parish office at (902) 860-0475 strose@eastlink.ca 

Rev. Dr. Christopher (Chris) Coffin is the Director of Deacons and Ecumenical Officer for the Archdiocese of Halifax and is the Deacon for St. Rose of Lima Parish. Chris was born in Halifax graduated from Sidney Stephens High School, received his BA from St. Maryís University, Masterís in Divinity and Masterís in Theology from Acadia University and his Doctorate from St. Stephenís College in Edmonton. Chris is a sessional lecture at Acadia Dvinity and the Atlantic School of Theology. Chris has been married to Dianne for 40 years, has three children: Shannon, Sacha and Sara and 5 Grandchildren. Chris has been with St. Rose of Lima Parish for 4 years, has coordinated a number of programs including: Alpha; Coming Home; Marriage Preparation; RCIA; Bereavement Group Facilitator. You can reach Chris at coffinfc@gmail.com (902) 864-1834

Phyllis Yhard handles the Finances for St. Rose of Lima Parish. Contact Phyllis at the parish office: (902) 860-0475 or pyhard@eastlink.ca 

Kathleen Powell is the Parish Secretary for St. Rose of Lima and handles a variety of receptionist and secretarial functions for the parish, various committees, and parish staff and prepares the weekly bulletin. (902) 860-0475 or strose@eastlink.ca


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