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Welcome to Snapdragon
The Official Site
The Rev. Dr. Charles Warner

Holy Cross
Western Orthodox Church
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The Orthodox Archdiocese of America

- God bless our amazing Synod of Bishops and ministry team -

Archbishop ++Anthony of New York, Metropolitan of The Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Coadjutor Bishop +Joseph of both the Missionary Diocese of East and Southeast Asia and the Anglican Vicariate of the Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Bp. +Rogelio of Manila and The Holy Orthodox Catholic Church in the Philippines, Suffragan Bp. +Gregory of The Missionary Diocese of East and Southeast Asia, Cbp. +Paul of Cebu and Christ the King Orthodox-Catholic Mission, Bp. +Robert of Kerrville, Bp. +Leo of Topeka, Bp. +Michael of San Antonio, Chancellor Archpriest Fr. Philip+ Clayton, Archpriest Christopher+ LePage, and all those on our team who weren’t able to travel to Synod this year! We pray that next year, 2024, we can all be together at Mt. Alvernia for a full Episcopal Synod and Conference!

Tin Wall

About Snapdragon

We are a teaching ministry
on Cape Breton Island

we seek to be a humble voice
in support of

Holy Cross Western Orthodox Church
(established 2003)
the Orthodox Catholic faith.


Our Mission

"To Provide Stability

Doctrine and Discipline."


Mission of the Holy Cross

Home Church


Weekly Mass
Sunday's 10 a.m.

At the Rectory 
On 116 Morley Road
R.R. 1 Sydney Forks

Nova Scotia


According to "Missale Romanum"
(The 1962 Latin English Roman Missal)


A Validly
Orthodox Catholic



The Rector is also available for Pastoral visits or to help those who wish to fulfill their Sacramental needs (Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage, etc.).

Positions Available

The offices of the Holy Orders in the Orthodox Church are grouped into two classes of orders:

  • Major orders that include the three offices of ordained clergy: Deacon, Presbyter (Priest) and Bishop.

  • Minor orders that include Tonsure, Doorkeeper, Exorcist, Lector, Acolyte, Subdeacon

    Men interested in Ordained Ministry

(Major and Minor Orders)
are encouraged to contact
Fr. Charles.



23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Luke 9:23

(King James Version)


The Rectory

116 Morley Road
R.R. 1 Sydney Forks
Nova Scotia
B1L 1E2

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