The priests and nuns who have served the Holy Ghost Parish have played supportive roles for their parishioners. They have also been important members of wider Whitney Pier and Cape Breton communities. Parish members also contribute time and efforts to a variety of clubs and organizations based in the church and hall, keeping their community active and vibrant. As in many Ukrainian parishes across Canada, music and dance are significant in the culture and practise of Cape Breton’s Ukrainian immigrants and their descendants. These include sacred chant and choral music, as well as stage performance genres of choral and instrumental music, and operettas. Ukrainian concert dance has been popular since at least the 1920s, to the delight of local Ukrainian and wider Cape Breton and Maritime communities. Music and dance performances continue to be much anticipated as part of the parish’s many social celebrations. Many community events of the past are remembered fondly by parish members; these events have enabled them to celebrate together and to share their culture with neighbouring communities. Parish members continue to act on opportunities to create events that both celebrate and share their faith and cultural heritage.