Welcome to Christ the King Parish/Paroisse Christ-Roi !

Welcome to Christ the King Parish
/ Paroisse Christ-Roi

We are here to support you.

During this COVID-19 pandemic, the material, emotional, and spiritual health of our community remains our top priority. Offices are closed to the public, and all on-site Masses, events, and meetings have been cancelled until further notice. Our buildings are closed, but our Church family is not closed—this is our chance to be the Church! You can connect with our community online or by phone for support and growth.

Share Your Testimony

Just as Fr. Anthony requested in his message this weekend, if Jesus has done something in your life over the last 12 months, if you’ve become a disciple, please send us a message with your story so we can share on Pentecost weekend!

We’re Hiring! — Parish Administrator

Christ the King Parish is seeking a part-time Parish Administrator to provide a welcoming presence for the parish and provide reception, filing, records, and office support.

Stay Home!
Basic Needs Support

To receive emergency food delivered to your doorstep or financial support from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, please call and leave a message.

If you’re in Dartmouth,
call 902-434-4190 x 228

If you’re in Cole Harbour,
call 902-435-2500 x 4

You can also visit our partner food bank, the East Dartmouth Christian Food Bank, at 52 Woodlawn Road, on Thursdays from 9:00–11:00 AM. Simply identify yourself to receive food.

Stay Healthy!
Emotional Support

If you are in need of spiritual counseling, anointing of the sick, or confession, please call 902-435-2500 and press extension 7 to speak to a priest.

We now have a team of “guardian angels” who would love to call you to check-in and to talk.

To receive a phone call, or for any kind of emotional support, please send us a message using our Contact Form.

Stay Holy!
Spiritual Support

We have spiritual resources, available completely online, to help you grow in your faith at home during isolation.

Click the buttons below to watch Mass online in English or French, listen to weekly video messages from our Pastors, and even a video series from our parishioners sharing Words of Hope.

For even more resources, click “Grow at Home.”

Let’s Stay Connected!

Did you know that we’re on social media? You can CLICK HERE to view Morning Prayer (9am) & Evening Prayer (6:30pm) Monday–Friday on Facebook Live, or click the icons below to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

SUNDAY SPREAD with T & Coffee

This is a chance to engage with Fr. Toochukwu and Fr. Anthony, meditate on God’s word together, and consider how to bring the Word with us into the week ahead, all through Zoom. (For instructions on how to use Zoom, CLICK HERE). To join, please register, and you’ll receive the secure Zoom link via email.

I believe that this is a moment for us to reflect on what it means to be a Christian and a member of a parish family. Is Church the building where we worship, or is it the people of God?

Fr. Toochukwu Okafor, Pastor
Our Community

We are one multicultural parish family, located at two Church sites:

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Parish Updates:

New Giving Options Available — This week, we’re taking an online collection. Our parish relies on your financial support, even when we can’t gather in person. Thank you for your generosity!

Buildings are Closed (March 23) — All on-site events, meetings, gatherings for prayer, and Masses are cancelled. This includes the Daily Rosary, open Church hours, Adoration, etc. Both our buildings (St. Thomas More, 15 Caledonia Drive & St. Vincent de Paul, 320 Flying Cloud Drive) are closed to the public until further notice. Our Offices are closed to the public, so please contact our staff via phone or email.

Phishing Email Scam (March 22) — Please be aware of fake email accounts using names of some of priests in our Archdiocese (including Fr. Toochukwu) asking for a favour or gift cards. Please do not respond to the sender as our priests would never ask for money in this way. 

Mass Intentions (March 21) — Although public Masses have been cancelled, priests will continue to say private Masses and will pray for your intentions.

Daily Rosary at St. Vincent de Paul Church (March 20) — As a result of closing the offices, there will be no Daily Recitation of the Holy Rosary except on days when the church is open. We ask that people continue to pray the Holy Rosary as part of your personal prayer.

 This is a call to return to the origins of Christianity, to become once again like the early disciples of Christ who gathered in their homes to share the word of God, to sing and to pray. They loved and cared for one another such that no one was in need. It was that witness of faith that made people say, “See how much they love each other”. And more people joined their assembly and the Church grew in number and in faith.

Fr. Toochukwu Okafor, Pastor

All Masses are Cancelled until Further Notice

4:00 pm at St. Thomas More Church


8:30 am at St. Thomas More Church
11:00 am at St. Thomas More Church—French Mass
11:15 am at St. Vincent de Paul Church
3:00 pm at St. Thomas More Church—African Mass on the 1st Sunday of each month

Christ the King Parish/Paroisse Christ-Roi

We are a Catholic faith community of joy, discipleship, and mission, located in Dartmouth, NS.

Contact Info

OFFICES CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC due to precautions surrounding COVID-19 (as of March 23, 2020)

Regional Events of the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth