Why St. Agnes?
We are a church that
believes in Jesus, a church
that loves God and people
We have a strong sense of community with parishioners. People and children of all ages here are encouraged to learn about their own faith and the role of the church in our community and worldwide.
“One thing I ask of the Lord”
Father Paul Morris was born and raised in Halifax, the youngest of six children of Edmund († 2003) and Lorraine († 2011) Morris. He graduated from Dalhousie University (BA) before beginning attending Saint Augustine Seminary in Toronto (M.Div., S.T.B.) He was ordained priest at the Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica on May 5, 2000. He is 43 years old.
Since ordination he has served as pastor of parishes on the South Shore and Cole Harbour; in 2008 he was named Rector of the Cathedral. In 2011 he began a degree in canon law at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, graduating with the MCL as well as the ecclesiastical degree Juris Canonici Licentia (JCL) in December 2013. His hobbies include cooking, hiking/walking, history and music. He is big fan of hockey (go Habs go!).