Spiritual Science Fellowship

pic An aspiring interfaith spiritualist community dedicated to spiritual growth, healing and worship. for more info visit our website at:www.ssfns.org

From the website, 2008

The Spiritual Science Fellowship (SSF) is an interfaith ministry, that is the only Spiritualist Congregation in HRM and has been active for over 20 years. We celebrate different religious traditions with prayer, meditation, song and talks on spirituality. Services are held at the Universalist Unitarian Church on 5500 Inglis Street, Sunday evenings at 7 pm. All are welcome.

Ministers: Rev. MichaelHiltz Senior Minister revmichaelhiltz@ns.sympatico.ca, Rev. Carmen Dugas-Mattatall Ordained Minister rev.carmen@ssfns.org, Rev. Mae Fredericks Ordained Minister rev.mfredericks@ssfns.org,


1) The Halifax Spiritual Science fellowship is part of the IIIHS. What does IIIHS stand for?

IIIHS is short for "The International Institute of Integral Human Sciences" which is a non-governmental organization affiliated with the United Nations DPI, promoting educational programs for the 21st century. We work in many nations towards the convergence of new sciences with spirituality and universal human values, creating inter-religious and inter-cultural understanding for world peace.

2) Who is Marilyn Rossner?

Marilyn Rossner is the co-founder of the IIIHS, and founder-president of the SSF. She is a retired professor of special care counseling at Vanier College, a children's behaviour therapist, a minister of the ICCC, and one of the world's most gifted intuitives! She is the head of the Spiritualist Yoga Fellowship and resides most of the time in Montreal, Quebec.

3) What is ICSPS?

ICSPS is short for International College of Spiritual and Psychic Sciences. It is an Interfaith seminary and college program for the study of transformative spiritual and psychic experiences which are at the roots of faith in the worlds religions and cultures... while remaining true to ones own faith and highest vision.

4) So if I attend the SSF in Halifax do I have to change faith's even though I was raised say in the Roman Catholic or Anglican belief system?

No. The SSF believes you should remain true to your own faith and calling. What the SSF offers is a place to meet, discuss and worship the faith of your choosing plus explore the Spiritual and psychic elements that are inherent in all religions.

5) I attended one of your services and the people on the platform said they were going to "step between the worlds and offer psychic messages" to those there. Is this for real?

Yes. The SSF believes communication with the so-called dead - in a universal communion of saints and spirits is a fact. It is actually believed by most of the world's higher religions but experientially shared through mediumship and other psychic and spirit phenomena. The SSF offer through out the year classes to all who wish to develop these NATURAL abilities.

6) What sort of psychic things do the SSF acknowledge?

The SSF affirms and with varying degrees practice: Clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, pyschometry, aurasensing, spiritual and psychic healing, prophecy, divination, higher forms of intuition, and communication with the spiritual world.

7) What sort of events does the Halifax SSF group do through out the year?

Over the last year the Halifax chapter has continued to offer some of the most Interesting Development Classes available in the Maritimes. From Psychic development classes, which have 3 levels, beginners - intermediate and advanced. To healing classes, Shamanic classes, Using Crystals, Psychic art, Mediumship, Trance, Psychic teas, A Psychic fair, Christmas Bazzar. There are many more. The best way to find out what is current is check the announcements in the SSF Newsletter or contact one of the Ministers and/or Student Ministers.

8) I noticed you have as part of the Sunday service a Lecture? Is that going back to school?

Well if you're meaning could you learn something, then yes. The lectures, which last between 10 to 20 minutes, are presented by local members and/or selected guests. The actual lectures are thought provoking and extremely interesting. They have ranged in the past from Shaman teachings to local native beliefs. From spiritual experiences of individuals to predictions. Astrology and numerology to healthy life styles and how that affects the spirit. Again the list goes on and on. No two lectures have been the same, and of course, each individual giving the lecture has a unique personalized experience they share with the group. On their own, the lectures are worth coming to the services on Sundays.

9) Can anyone attend the Psychic classes offered by the Halifax Fellowship?

In most cases, yes, but if you're not a member there's a slightly higher cost. It is strongly suggested a person join the fellowship. For a small fee, you not only get a year's membership, but you get on the mailing list which means you'll get the Newsletter and thus be kept informed of all the events going on throughout the year. The membership also puts you on the Montreal group list, which sponsors a major annual spring conference in Quebec. The membership also gets you a discount to some SSF events. This year (2006) if you're a member there's a FREE healing circle being held twice a month. Click here for more information. If you're interested in the membership Click here for a membership application.

10) Do you need to be a member in order to attend a Sunday Service?

No. All are welcome.


MichaelHiltz says, "The first chapter of the Spiritual Science Fellowship was founded in Montreal in 1977. There was a group that was in existence which simply called themselves The Spook Troup. Psychic work at that time was illegal."

1978 - 79: founded1

February 7, 2005: website ssfhfx.org was first picked up by the Internet Archive between .

March 7, 2022: website is offline. yp.ca lists it at 2542 Agricola St, Halifax, NS B3K 4C5

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1. February 7, 2022 conversation with MichaelHiltz