Friday, February 26, 2021
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. The Priests of River Bourgeois Father Joseph Marinelli (September 23, 1965 to June 27, 1973) was from Glace Bay, near...
While recalling provincial action in 1973, it should be noted that the county once again excelled in minor ball. The Petit de Grat Beavers took the crown in their division while Louisdale captured the Juvenile title. Chet Boudreau took home...
The small boy pulled his woolen hat tightly onto his head and down over his ears in a futile attempt to escape the damp, bitter November chill as it rushed in off the Atlantic and wrapped itself...
Arichat is the oldest parish in the Diocese of Antigonish. This is the fifth installment recounting its history. When Bishop MacKinnon was consecrated in February of 1852, Father Etienne Chartier was in service responsible...
Arichat is the oldest parish in the Diocese of Antigonish. This is the fourth installment recounting its history. In 1842 Father Jean-Baptiste Maranda continued as pastor for the parish of Isle Madame. In 1844...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. Priests of River Bourgeois Joseph-Henri-Louis de Gonzague Chouinard (1875-1959) served as priest from October 1, 1904-December 1, 1909. He left Nova Scotia, once and for all, and returned to...
Father Flavien Samson (1900-1965) served from January 18, 1950 to September 1, 1965. Father Flavien Samson was born in L’Ardoise. He was the son of James F. Samson, a fisherman, as was the case with most of the people of...
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan, with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004 and at the time of the interview, Joseph D. Samson...
The following is a transcription of all legible gravestones which remain in the old burying ground at St. Hyacinth’s Church. This cemetery is located directly behind the former Glebe House, overlooking Lennox Passage. The majority of the...
In May of 1763, a French ship, La Dorothée, set sail from England bound for the port of St. Malo, France. Joseph Babin and his wife Marine (LeBlanc) were Acadians originally from Grand Pré. Victims of...




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