Our 2 Astrolabes, dated from the early 1600's were discovered near Channel-Port aux Basques. They are both in mint condition and in working order. A very rare and valuable find for Newfoundland and all of Canada.

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Explore our connection with age-old astronomical instruments used by navigators. Two astrolabes are featured in Channel-Port aux Basques, dating from the 1600's.

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For most individuals, religion or worship is an important part of their life as well as their society and culture. How an individual perceives religion depends upon their personal beliefs and cultural views. These beliefs offer people something to hold onto in times of trouble or indecision with the idea that a higher power exists somewhere in the universe.

A study conducted by Statistics Canada in 2002, demonstrates the importance of religion to ones life by region of residence. The survey resulted in the Atlantic Provinces viewing religion to be of highest importance to residents, with 54% compared to other regions of Canada. The study also verified the important of religion to ones life by immigration status. This ethnic diversity survey put fourth results whereby individuals immigrated to Canada before 1982 felt a high importance (55%) of religion while those who immigrated in 1982-2001 also felt a high importance of religion with 57%.

The town of Channel-Port aux Basques offers a variety of denominational and non-denominational churches for individuals to choose and practice their religious beliefs. Churches in the area include the following:

St. James’ Anglican Church
5 Church Lane, (P.O. Box 178)
Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Tel: (709) 695-2256/2592 Fax: (709) 695-7996
Email: stjamesanglicanchurch@nf.sympatico.ca

St. Paul’s Anglican Church
43 Grand Bay Road
Port aux Basques, NL A0N 1K0
Tel: (709) 695-2518

Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle
87 LeGrow Street (P.O. Box 371)
Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Tel: (709) 695-2309 Fax: (709) 695-2602
Website: www.fptabernacle.com

Salvation Army
P.O. Box 620
Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Tel: (709) 695-7152
Email: saportauxbasques@nf.aibn.com

Wesley United Church
P.O. Box 58
Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Tel: (709) 695-3434
Email: wesleychurch@nf.aibn.com

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah‟s Witness
49 LeGrow Street. (P.O. Box 2388)
Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Tel: (709) 695-3475

Faith Communities located in Newfoundland and Labrador:
The Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Hindu Temple - St John’s, NL
Jewish Synagogues – St John’s, NL

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