Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Deuteronomy 4: 1-2, 6-8
James 1: 17-18, 21-22, 27
Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23
Pastor: Fr. Chris Sherren
Associate Pastor: Fr. Ashok Veerabathina
Office Manager: Lucia Cameron
Pastoral Associate/Counselor: Florence Arsenault
Catechetic Ministry: Theresa Johnston
Pastoral Council: JoAnne Perry
Property/Finance: Peter Brown
Monday 12:10 pm Ruth Gallant
Tuesday 12:10pm Anna & Gerald Hayes
Wednesday 7:00pm Mable & Earnest Richard
Thursday 7:00pm Anita Peterson
Friday 9:00am Roger & Kenny Martin
9:30am – 12:00N Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 9am For the living-Monique Arsenault
4:30pm Messe française
7:00pm Anniversary Mass … Vera & Brendon Sherry, Louis P. Sherry, Ann Gaudet, Ramona Mossey-Nicholson, Doyle Griffin.
Sunday 9:00am & 10:30am
Baptism … for inquiries/registrations, please email Donna & Ron Dehmel firstname.lastname@example.org or call 436-4911 . Baptism preparation held 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm, Parish Centre.
St. Paul’s Prayer Group … Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00pm preceded by Rosary. All welcome!
Prayer Line … to have prayers said for family/friends experiencing health problems, call 436-5039 or 436-6135.
St. Peregrine Mass (Patron Saint of cancer & other serious illnesses) … every 3rd Thursday of the month, 7pm followed by a blessing with the St. Peregrine oil.
Catholic Women’s League … www.cwl.ca
Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca
Society of St. Vincent de Paul … meetings CANCELLED for the summer. Meeting again in Sept.
Knights of Columbus … no meetings during summer months. Will meet again in Sept. 2015 www.kofc.org
Quotes from Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Laudato Si” – “Our Common Home” … The climate is a “common good”: The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all. At the global level, it is a complex system linked to many of the essential conditions of human life.
Please Note Change in Mass Schedule for This Week … the Wednesday Mass will be at 7:00pm again. Blessings!
Parish Bulletin Update … bulletin advertising is being renewed for the upcoming year. The bulletins are free of charge to St. Paul’s Parish as the costs are covered by the advertising. This is a significant saving to St. Paul’s Parish and provided a high quality bulletin. If you own a business and would like to get further information about advertising, please call Shani & Lloyd at 902-314-5307. We are encouraging businesses to support our bulletins, and you our parishioners to support our advertisers. Thank you!
Hospital Eucharistic Ministry … please note that your new schedule is in the Church entrance. Thank you!
Lecteurs/lectrices et ministres de communion pour la messe française … on a besoin d’autre personnes pour ces deux ministères. Veuillez contacter le bureau 436-5112.
Prayers for the sick & suffering … Dennis Arsenault, Arnold Power, Clifford Gallant, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Bruce Richard, Richard & Lisa Arsenault, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard, Norma Lewis, Patricia Tang, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste, Dr. Ron Doucette, André Cormier, Joseph & Stella Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tyler Field, Irving Gallant, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Brenda Sherry, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & daughter Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Cody Arsenault, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Leonard J. Arsenault, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque, Sheila Dunphy … that Jesus may bring them healing in body and spirit.
Religious Education News …
We will need new parents to come on board to teach or assist those already teaching Sunday catechism … all grades are in need! Please consider this important ministry as your child or grandchild is learning their faith. Without your assistance, the parish program could not continue. I look forward to hearing from you say YES! You can contact the parish directly or send Theresa an email … email@example.com
Registration is fast approaching! Please mark your calendar … Tuesday, Sept. 1st will be Grade one registration and Wed., Sept. 2nd will be Grades 2-8 registration. Both evenings will begin at 6pm in the Centre boardroom. Registration fee will be $20 per child with a maximum of $50 for three or more children.
First catechism class is scheduled for Sunday, September 20th … 11:30am – 12:30pm.
Fall Choir Practices … will begin on Tuesday, September 5th, 5:30pm in the Church. The first practice will begin with a short meeting about the music ministry. All singers, ages 12 and up are warmly invited to attend. For more info, please call Mary Webster at 439-3454.
To Celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life … the Diocese of Charlottetown is sponsoring a public presentation by Sister Lorraine Caza CND, on Sunday, October 18th, 2:00pm at St. Pius X Church. Note change.
Upcoming Mission at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Cornwall … Sept. 13 – 16th, 7:00pm each evening and hosted by Rev. Eugene O’Reilly (Fr. Red) on the themes of “Intimacy with God/Self, Living the Reign of God Today/ Reconciliation and Discipleship”.
Attention Cursillistas … Men’s Cursillo weekend – Nov. 12-15 … and the Women’s weekend – Nov. 19-22. If you are sponsoring a candidate, the cut off date is Sept. 19th . Application on the PEI Cursillo website and mail to: Joyce White 65 Lewis Point Rd, Ch’Town C1E 1L8 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 902-367-5701.
Hospice Training … every Tuesday and Wednesday from Sept. 15th to October 13th. To register and further info, please call 902-438-4231.
Annual Meeting of St. Dunstan’s University Board of Governors … Monday, Sept. 14th, 7:00pm, SDU Place, 45 Great George St. All are welcome.
St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets every Thursday, 7pm – 9pm, 2nd level of St. Paul’s Parish Centre. All youth, Grades 7 & up are welcome to attend. Come and see.
Birthright PEI Annual Fall Fun Event … Murchison Centre, Ch’Town, Wed., Sept 16th, 7:30pm. Enjoy music of Kendall Docherty & the “Ceilidh in the City” band and Bridgette Blanchard. Tickets at 902-569-4308 .
Worldwide Marriage Encounter … October 16-18 at Cavendish Gateway Resort. A weekend that builds on the love husbands and wives have. email@example.com
In honour of the Year of Consecrated Life … the Sisters of St. Martha and the Sisters of Notre Dame invite the public to an Evening of Presentations by Sisters on the History and Stories of Religious on PEI … Monday, Sept. 14th, 7:00pm, Mount Continuing Care Community on Mt. Edward Road. All are welcome.
Mont Carmel Concert … Sunday, Aug 30th , Parish Hall. Artists: Paul D. Gallant, Max Keenlyside, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald & Isabelle & Danielle Saunders. Doors open at 6:15pm. $10/adults $8/Members $4/Students.
Acadian Feast with Lobster … Chef Corbin Tomaszeski, Food Network celebrity. Menu: Acadian dishes, lobster, etc. along with talented musicians. Friday, Sept. 4th, Expo- Festival Centre, 5:30pm. Buy your ticket ($41.90) before Sept. 4th at the Festival office, or 854-3517 or the website www.fallflavours.ca Limited number available.