July 31, 2016

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ecclesiastes 1: 2; 2: 21-23                           
Colossians 3: 1-5, 9-11                                         
Luke 12: 13-21

Pastor:    Fr. Chris Sherren
Email:  fatherchris@live.com

Associate Pastor:    Fr. Ashok Veerabathina
Email:  frashokkumar10@gmail.com

Office Manager:   Lucia Cameron

Catechetic Ministry:   Theresa Johnston  

Pastoral Council:    JoAnne Perry

Property/Finance:    Rod MacKinnon

 

Liturgical Schedule

Monday         9:00am      Brian Cairns

Tuesday        12:10pm     In Thanksgiving        

Wednesday  12:10pm     Dr. Ron Doucette

Thursday       7:00pm     Elsie Doucette

Friday            9:00am     Edmond Louis Belley

9:30am – 12:00N   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                    

Saturday        9:00am    Rosalie Hughes

4:30pm   Messe Français

7:00pm    Anniversary Mass …  Mary Blacquiere, Colby Blacquiere.                                                                  

Sunday          9:00am  &  10:30am

 

Baptism … inquiries/registrations, email Donna & Ron Dehmel   rdehmel@eastlink.ca   or call 436-4911.  Baptism preparation held  3rd Tuesday of month, 7pm, Parish Centre.                                      

St. Paul’s Prayer Group … Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00 pm preceded by Rosary. All are 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 … first Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the main hall.     www.cwl.ca                                 

Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca                         

Militia Immaculata (MI) … meets 2nd Saturday of each month, Boardroom, after 9:00am Mass.  Everyone welcome.                                          
Knights of Columbus … NO meetings in July & August … will resume in September.  Join the K of C ,1st  Sat. of the month, 6:30pm for rosary in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima.

God’s Blessing & Congratulations … an Open House to celebrate Emily Blacquiere’s 100th year, at St. Paul’s Parish Centre, Sunday, July 31st, 2:00pm – 4:30pm.  All are welcome.   Best wishes only!                                             
And another Open House on Sat., August 6th, in celebration of Mildred “Millie” Savidant’s 100th year … Linkletter Community Centre, Linkletter Rd, 2:00-4:00pm.  Best wishes only … all welcome!

NOTE:  Monday, August 1stMass will be celebrated at 9:00am and not at Noon.

French Missalette Order … those of you who ordered last August, your subscription expires at the end September.  For renewal or anyone else wishing to order this French Missalette through the Parish, saving you about $10, please do so at the Parish office no later than August 5th.  The English Missalette will be ordered later and you will be notified.

Prayers for the sick/suffering …  Laurie Anne Bridges, Cody Arsenault,  Diane Gallant, Albert McInnis, Ronald Albert, Una Clow, Patrick & Jean Doucette, Jenna Black, Eddy Dykerman, Emily Blacquiere, Pam Perry, Tammy Gallant, Sheila Dunphy, Tiffany Gallant, Joshua Gallant, Gail Arsenault, Michelle McRae, Millie Thomarat, Bobby Gallant, Rosalie/Roger Duguay, Joseph Broderick Gallant, Doreen Arsenault, Laurie Ann Poirier, Lisa Arsenault, MaryAnn Bernard, Jacob Walker, Tim Craig, Judy Gallant, Sharon Laviolette , Arnold Power, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard,  Norma Lewis, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste,  Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque … that Jesus may bring healing.

Holy Family Ministries will be celebrating the feast of St. Maximillian Kolbe, Sunday, August 14, 1:30 – 4:30pm, Kolbe Retreat Center, 4508 Route 12, Bayside.   Father Brad Sweet will provide a short presentation on St. Maximillian, patron saint of families, and a blessing on those present.  All welcome.  If you’re curious about Kolbe Retreat Center or the Holy Family Ministries family retreats, this is a great chance to take a look around. Washer toss, Bocce and other challenges.  Coffee/light refreshments. Bring a lawn chair.  Find directions at www.HFMPEI.com

St. Paul’s Cemetery Sunday Mass  … at the cemetery (weather permitting) on Sunday, August 14th, 11:00am.  Bring your own chair.  Should we have inclement weather, the Mass will be in the Church, same time.  We certainly wish to acknowledge the continued wonderful work of Leonard Walsh & Leonard Gallant, caretakers for the cemetery.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul … suggested food items … pasta & sauce, pancake mix & syrup, miracle whip, canned ham/chicken, apple & orange juice.  It has been a very busy summer at the food bank and we struggle to keep the shelves full.  Thank you for your continued support!

Eliminate child pornography  … St. Paul’s CWL has available … on a table at the entrance of the Church … ‘Pornography Hurts Everyone’ postcards for parishioners to send to their Member of Parliament in Ottawa.  NO stamp required!  Please state your MP’s name with a question addressed to him, eg. … “What are you doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada?”  Sign your name, with your return address, indicating you want a response.  Thank you!

 Family Retreats …  spend quality time  with other Catholic families. Thursday thru Sunday Retreats at Kolbe Retreat Center, Grand River.  $250 registration fee covers food/lodging  …  Aug. 18-21 and Aug. 25-28.  Visit www.hfmpei.com   or  call 902-854-2719.

Job Posting … Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator, Diocese of Charlottetown … part time position.  If interested in this role, contact Susan Nye- Brothers at snye_brothers@hotmail.com  with your contact info as well as a brief note about why you responded to the posting.

Tuesday Talk (in French) … on the rituals surrounding death /mourning in the Acadian communities, early 20th century –  with Deborah Robichaud from Barachois, NB … Tuesday, Aug. 2nd, 7:30pm, Acadian Museum. 

St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm, 2nd level of Parish Centre.  All youth, Grades 7 & up are welcome to attend.  Come and see.

SDU Scholarships and Bursaries …   SDU Bursary deadline is August 31. Criteria and application forms are at www.saintdunstansuniversity.ca

Connolly Estate Bursaries … available to 1st & 2nd year university students – residents of PEI, Roman Catholic, of Irish descent and who have a demonstrated financial need.    www.owenconnollyestate.com  Due on/before August 31st.

Tradition of Mercy … Sunday, August 7,  St. Andrew’s Chapel, 2:00pm, commemorating the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  Reflection on Bishop Angus MacEachern who embodied the virtue of mercy. Sr. Mildred MacIsaac CSM will survey the many works of mercy by the Sisters of St. Martha.  Mary Boyd will explain the mission of the Organization for Dev.& Peace in promoting solidarity and social justice, and Pat Coady will describe the works carried on by Society of St.Vincent de Paul.  Donation. Lunch.

 International Children’s Memorial Place … Old Fashioned Family Picnic … Sunday, July 31st, Scales Pond, Lower Freetown.  Open to the public.  Musical entertainment, fishing derby, petting zoo, games, etc.  Info:  Krista Silliker – 303-3094 or kristasilliker@hotmail.com

Mont-Carmel Summer Concert … Sunday, July 31st   … doors open 6:15pm, concert at 7:00pm.  Adults/$10   Cooperative Members/$8  Students/$4.  Albert, Mona & Louise Arsenault along with The Marrieds, folk duo from Ontario as well as Cynthia MacLeod & stepdancers.

St. Anthony’s Parish (Bloomfield) Picnic … Sunday, Aug. 7th , outdoor Mass, 11:00am, followed by Hot Roast Beef Dinner, 12:00N – 6:00pm.  Adults/$15   Children/$8  Food auction, entertainment, yard sale, Bingo, games, 50/50 etc.

Concert Paying Tribute … to Rita MacNeil, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline & Anne Murray  … S’side Presbyterian Church, August 1st, 7:30pm.  $10 tickets at the door.

Free English Tutor Training … August 9th & 13th … 9am to 3pm each day.  Info from Valerie Fitzpatrick … 902-628-6009 ext 230  PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada  or valerie@peianc.com

St. John the Baptist Parish Picnic … August 14th in Miscouche.  Flea market, games, music.  Grounds open after the 10:00am Mass.

July 24, 2016

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Genesis 18: 20-32                                                 
Colossians 2: 12-14                                                       
Luke 11: 1-13

 

Pastor:    Fr. Chris Sherren
Email:  fatherchris@live.com

Associate Pastor:    Fr. Ashok Veerabathina

Email:  frashokkumar10@gmail.com

Office Manager:   Lucia Cameron

Catechetic Ministry:   Theresa Johnston  

Pastoral Council:    JoAnne Perry

 Property/Finance:    Rod MacKinnon

 

Liturgical Schedule

Monday        12:10pm     Howard Martin

Tuesday        12:10pm     Daniel MacDonald     

Wednesday  12:10pm     Eleanor Barlow

Thursday       7:00pm     Marguerite Richard

Friday            9:00am      John O’Connor

9:30am – 12:00N   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament        
               

Saturday        9:00am     Deceased K of C Members

4:30pm   Messe Français

7:00pm    Anniversary Mass …  Evelyn Peters, Florence & John J. White, Clara & Urbain Gallant.                                                        

Sunday          9:00am  &  10:30am

 

Baptism … inquiries/registrations, email Donna & Ron Dehmel    rdehmel@eastlink.ca   or call 436-4911.  Baptism preparation held  3rd Tuesday of month, 7pm, Parish Centre.                                      

St. Paul’s Prayer Group … Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00 pm preceded by Rosary. All are 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 … first Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the main hall.     www.cwl.ca                                 

Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca                         

Militia Immaculata (MI) … meets 2nd Saturday of each month, Boardroom, after 9:00am Mass.  Everyone welcome.                                          
Knights of Columbus … NO meetings in July & August … will resume in September.  Join the K of C ,1st  Sat. of the month, 6:30pm for rosary in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima.

God’s Blessing & Congratulations … an Open House to celebrate Emily Blacquiere’s 100th year, at St. Paul’s Parish Centre, Sunday, July 31st, 2:00pm – 4:30pm.  All are welcome.     Best wishes only!                                             
And to Agnes & Edward Laughlin as they celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary, today, July 24th!

French Missalette Order … those of you who ordered last August, your subscription expires at the end September.  For renewal or anyone else wishing to order this French Missalette through the Parish, saving you about $10, please do so at the Parish office no later than August 5th.  The English Missalette will be ordered later and you will be notified.

Carmelite Community … will celebrate one member making her temporary vows at Thursday evening’s Mass.

Prayers for the sick/suffering …  Cody Arsenault,  Diane Gallant, Albert McInnis, Ronald Albert, Una Clow, Patrick & Jean Doucette, Jenna Black, Eddy Dykerman, Emily Blacquiere, Pam Perry, Tammy Gallant, Sheila Dunphy, Marion Bernard, Brian Spin, Tiffany Gallant, Joshua Gallant, Gail Arsenault, Michelle McRae, Millie Thomarat, Bobby Gallant, Rosalie/Roger Duguay, Joseph Broderick Gallant, Doreen Arsenault, Laurie Ann Poirier, Lisa Arsenault, MaryAnn Bernard, Jacob Walker, Tim Craig, Judy Gallant, Sharon Laviolette , Arnold Power, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard,  Norma Lewis, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste,  Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque … that Jesus may bring healing.

Kolbe Library … St. Paul’s Parish Centre … back in operation.  Variety of books, DVD’s, etc.

Holy Family Ministries will be celebrating the feast of St. Maximillian Kolbe, Sunday, August 14, 1:30 – 4:30pm,  Kolbe Retreat Center, 4508 Route 12, Bayside.   Father Brad Sweet will provide a short presentation on St. Maximillian, patron saint of families, and a blessing on those present.  All welcome.  If you’re curious about Kolbe Retreat Center or the Holy Family Ministries family retreats, this is a great chance to take a look around. Washer toss, Bocce and other challenges.  Coffee/light refreshments. Bring a lawn chair.  Find directions at www.HFMPEI.com

Society of St. Vincent de Paul … suggested food items … pasta & sauce, pancake mix & syrup, miracle whip, canned ham/chicken, apple & orange juice.  It has been a very busy summer at the food bank and we struggle to keep the shelves full.  Thank you for your continued support!

What are we doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada … St. Paul’s CWL has available … on a table at the entrance of the Church … ‘Pornography Hurts Everyone’ postcards for parishioners to send to their Member of Parliament in Ottawa.  NO stamp required!  Please state your MP’s name with a question addressed to him, eg. … “What are you doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada?”  Sign your name, with your return address, indicating you want a response.  Thank you!

Family Retreats …  spend quality time  with other Catholic families. Thursday thru Sunday Retreats at Kolbe Retreat Center, Grand River.  $250 registration fee covers food/lodging  … Aug. 4-7, Aug. 18-21 and Aug. 25-28.  Visit www.hfmpei.com   or  call 902-854-2719.

Feast Day of St. Anne & St. Joachim Pilgrimage … Friday, July 29th   … St. Anne’s Parish, Hope River will celebrate the Feast Day of our Blessed Virgin Mary’s parents … Mass, 10:30am following a pilgrimage walk.   9.5 km walk starts at Stella Maris Church parking lot 7:30am.  The 2.0km walk ,  8:45am at Stella Maris Church. K of C will provide maps, water, road crossing safety and return transportation. Rain will cancel walks only.   Info: Vernon Buote 902-963-2106.

Job Posting … Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator, Diocese of Charlottetown … part time position.  If interested in this ministerial role, contact Susan Nye- Brothers at snye_brothers@hotmail.com  with your contact info as well as a brief note about why you responded to the posting.

St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm, 2nd level of Parish Centre.  All youth, Grades 7 & up are welcome to attend.  Come and see.

SDU Scholarships and Bursaries …   SDU Bursary deadline is August 31. Criteria and application forms are at www.saintdunstansuniversity.ca

Connolly Estate Bursaries … available to 1st & 2nd year university students – residents of PEI, Roman Catholic, of Irish descent and who have a demonstrated financial need.    www.owenconnollyestate.com  Due on/before August 31st.

Tradition of Mercy … Sunday, August 7,  St. Andrew’s Chapel, 2:00pm, commemorating the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  Reflection on Bishop Angus MacEachern who embodied the virtue of mercy. Sr. Mildred MacIsaac CSM will survey the many works of mercy by the Sisters of St. Martha.  Mary Boyd will explain the mission of the Organization for Dev.& Peace in promoting solidarity and social justice, and Pat Coady will describe the works carried on by Society of St.Vincent de Paul.  Donation. Lunch.

International Children’s Memorial Place … Old Fashioned Family Picnic … Sunday, July 31st, Scales Pond, Lower Freetown.  Open to the public.  Musical entertainment, fishing derby, petting zoo, games, etc.  Info:  Krista Silliker – 303-3094 or kristasilliker@hotmail.com

Mont-Carmel Summer Concert … Sunday, July 24th … doors open 6:15pm, concert at 7:00pm.  Adults/$10   Cooperative Members/$8  Students/$4.  Singers Simon Daniel from NB & Ian Foster from NFLD/Labrador along with stepdancers Maria & Emily Arsenault with fiddler Kendra MacGillvray and guests.

Borden-Carleton Seniors … annual cards tournament … Monday, July 25th, Gateway Arena, 1:30pm.  Bring a partner.  Prizes start at $100, many door prizes, 50/50 draw and lunch.  Admission is $7 each.

Tuesday Talk (in English)  The Step Dancing Tradition   Evangeline RegionAcadian Museum, July 26th, 7:30pm, with Hélène Arsenault Bergeron  presenting video clips/ photos from the last 50 years. Stepdancers as well.

St. Anthony’s Parish (Bloomfield) Picnic … Sunday, Aug. 7th , outdoor Mass, 11:00am, followed by Hot Roast Beef Dinner, 12:00N – 6:00pm.  Adults/$15   Children/$8  Food auction, entertainment, yard sale, Bingo, games, 50/50 etc.

Concert Paying Tribute … to Rita MacNeil, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline & Anne Murray  … S’side Presbyterian Church, August 1st, 7:30pm.  $10 tickets at the door.

July 17, 2016

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Genesis 18: 1-10a
Colossians 1: 24-28                                                       
Luke 10: 38-42

Pastor:    Fr. Chris Sherren
Email:  fatherchris@live.com

Associate Pastor:    Fr. Ashok Veerabathina                             Email:  frashokkumar10@gmail.com

Office Manager:   Lucia Cameron

Catechetic Ministry:   Theresa Johnston  

Pastoral Council:    JoAnne Perry

 Property/Finance:    Rod MacKinnon

 

Liturgical Schedule

Monday        12:10pm    Robert Bernard

Tuesday         9:00am    Troy Jeffery

Wednesday  12:10pm    Raymond MacDonald

Thursday       7:00pm     In Thanksgiving

Friday            9:00am     Millie Perry

9:30am – 12:00N   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                    

Saturday        9:00am     Roland “Kayo” Clow

4:30pm   Messe Français

7:00pm    Anniversary Mass … Annie Sonier, Alfred Doucette, Margaret Cahill, Everett Cahill.                  

Sunday          9:00am  &  10:30am

 

Baptism … inquiries/registrations, email Donna & Ron Dehmel   rdehmel@eastlink.ca   or call 436-4911.  Baptism preparation held  3rd Tuesday of month, 7pm, Parish Centre.                                      

St. Paul’s Prayer Group … Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00 pm preceded by Rosary. All are 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 … first Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the main hall.     www.cwl.ca                                 

Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca                         

Militia Immaculata (MI) … meets 2nd Saturday of each month, Boardroom, after 9:00am Mass.  Everyone welcome.                                         
Knights of Columbus … NO meetings in July & August … will resume in September.  Join the K of C ,1st  Sat. of the month, 6:30pm for rosary in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima.

French Missalette Order … those of you who ordered last August, your subscription expires at the end September.  For renewal or anyone else wishing to order this French Missalette through the Parish, saving you about $10, please do so at the Parish office no later than August 5th.  The English Missalette will be ordered later and you will be notified.

Please Note … the Mass for Tuesday, July 19th will be celebrated at 9:00am and not 12:10pm.                     

 Giving to the Church … if you ever noticed that the person next to you at Mass didn’t put anything in the collection, they might be giving through an automatic withdrawal from their bank account.  It saves you the hassle of trying to remember the envelope before rushing out the door and you know your parish will still benefit from your generosity when you are travelling.  Contact the Parish office if you want more details or to sign up!

Prayers for the sick/suffering …  Cody Arsenault,  Diane Gallant, Albert McInnis, Ronald Albert, Una Clow, Patrick & Jean Doucette, Jenna Black, Eddy Dykerman, Emily Blacquiere, Pam Perry, Tammy Gallant, Sheila Dunphy, Marion Bernard, Brian Spin, Tiffany Gallant, Joshua Gallant, Gail Arsenault, Michelle McRae, Millie Thomarat, Bobby Gallant, Rosalie/Roger Duguay, Joseph Broderick Gallant, Doreen Arsenault, Laurie Ann Poirier, Lisa Arsenault, MaryAnn Bernard, Jacob Walker, Tim Craig, Judy Gallant, Sharon Laviolette , Arnold Power, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard,  Norma Lewis, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste,  Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque … that Jesus may bring healing.

Vacation Bible Camp …  beginning this Monday,  St. Paul’s,  July 18th – 22nd.  Children entering  grades 1 to 6  may register for a wonderful week discovering their faith in a fun-filled, exciting environment.  Registration forms are available at the Parish office.

 Kolbe Library … St. Paul’s Parish Centre … back in operation.  Variety of books, DVD’s, etc.

Holy Family Ministries will be celebrating the feast of St. Maximillian Kolbe, Sunday, August 14, 1:30 – 4:30pm,  Kolbe Retreat Center, 4508 Route 12, Bayside.   Father Brad Sweet will provide a short presentation on St. Maximillian, patron saint of families, and a blessing on those present.  All welcome.  If you’re curious about Kolbe Retreat Center or the Holy Family Ministries family retreats, this is a great chance to take a look around. Washer toss, Bocce and other challenges.  Coffee/light refreshments. Bring a lawn chair.  Find directions at www.HFMPEI.com

Society of St. Vincent de Paul … suggested food items … jam, canned fruit, cheese whiz, canned meats and large cans of hearty soups.  “As followers of Jesus, we have a responsibility to connect with the people around us, to get to know the burdens that they are carrying, and to find ways to ease their load in whatever way we can.” -S.Eaton, Antigonish

Catholic Girls Retreat Camp … July 29-31st for girls aged 10-15 … Camp Kolbe, Bayside,PE.  Contact Emilie Montgomery at  campchiaraluce@gmail.com

What are we doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada … St. Paul’s CWL has available … on a table at the entrance of the Church … ‘Pornography Hurts Everyone’ postcards for parishioners to send to their Member of Parliament in Ottawa.  NO stamp required!  Please state your MP’s name with a question addressed to him, eg. … “What are you doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada?”  Sign your name, with your return address, indicating you want a response.  Thank you!

Family Retreats …  spend quality time  with other Catholic families. Thursday thru Sunday Retreats at Kolbe Retreat Center, Grand River.  $250 registration fee covers food/lodging .    July 21-24, Aug. 4-7, Aug. 18-21 and Aug. 25-28.  Visit www.hfmpei.com   or  call 902-854-2719.

Feast Day of St. Anne & St. Joachim Pilgrimage … Friday, July 29, St. Anne’s Parish, Hope River will celebrate the Feast Day of our Blessed Virgin Mary’s parents … Mass, 10:30am following a pilgrimage walk.   9.5 km walk starts at Stella Maris Church parking lot 7:30am.  The 2.0km walk ,  8:45am at Stella Maris Church. K of C will provide maps, water, road crossing safety and return transportation. Rain will cancel walks only.   Info: Vernon Buote 902-963-2106.

Four Churches of St. Dunstan in Charlottetown … four churches have been erected since 1816 on the corner of Great George & Dorchester Sts. In celebration of the bicentennial of the first church in Ch’town dedicated to St. Dunstan, Fr. Art O’Shea, Diocesan Archivist, will be presenting a review of the four churches … St. Andrew’s Chapel, 3km east of Mount Stewart on Route 2,  Sunday, July 24 , 2 pm. Admission by donation.  Lunch included.

St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm, 2nd level of Parish Centre.  All youth, Grades 7 & up are welcome to attend.  Come and see.

SDU Scholarships and Bursaries …   SDU Bursary deadline is August 31. Criteria and application forms are at www.saintdunstansuniversity.ca

Connolly Estate Bursaries … available to 1st & 2nd year full time university students who are residents of PEI, Roman Catholic, of Irish descent and who have a demonstrated financial need.    www.owenconnollyestate.com  Due on/before August 31st.

International Children’s Memorial Place … Old Fashioned Family Picnic … Sunday, July 31st, Scales Pond, Lower Freetown.  Open to the public.  Musical entertainment, fishing derby, petting zoo, games, etc.  Info:  Krista Silliker – 303-3094 or kristasilliker@hotmail.com

Knight of Columbus … will be holding a B.B.Q. on July 23rd from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm in front of Sobeys store. Come out and enjoy a hot dog and support the K of C in their on-going projects.

Talk (in French) by Georges Arsenault … music Acadians have enjoyed dancing to from the 1700’s to the present time.  Acadian Museum, July 19th, 7:30pm.  Free admission … donations appreciated.

Mont-Carmel Summer Concert … Sunday, July 17th … doors open 6:15pm, concert at 7:00pm.  Adults/$10   Cooperative Members/$8  Students/$4.  Singers Jill Chandler & Peggy Clinton … Cat Bowring group from France re jazz/soul music … Celtic tunes by Ross Family.

Borden-Carleton Seniors … annual cards tournament … Monday, July 25th, Gateway Arena, 1:30pm.  Bring a partner.  Prizes start at $100, many door prizes, 50/50 draw and lunch.  Admission is $7 each.

July 10, 2016

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deuteronomy 30: 10-14

Colossians 1: 15-20

Luke 10: 25-37

Pastor:    Fr. Chris Sherren
Email:  fatherchris@live.com

Associate Pastor:    Fr. Ashok Veerabathina                             Email:  frashokkumar10@gmail.com

Office Manager:   Lucia Cameron

Catechetic Ministry:   Theresa Johnston  

Pastoral Council:    JoAnne Perry

Property/Finance:    Rod MacKinnon

Liturgical Schedule

Monday        12:10pm     Phil & Aline Mazerolle

Tuesday        12:10pm     Sally & Malcolm Nicholson

Wednesday  12:10pm     Gerald Rooney

Thursday       7:00pm      Eileen Gaudet

Friday             9:00am      Special Intention

9:30am – 12:00N   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                  

Saturday        9:00am      Walter Joseph Perry

4:30pm   Messe Français

7:00pm    Anniversary Mass …  Julia Gallant,  Eileen Blacquiere,  Freda Craig,  Lazarette Gaudet, John, Catherine, Edmond & Eric Gaudet, Jason Dyment.

Sunday          9:00am  &  10:30am

 

Baptism … inquiries/registrations, email Donna & Ron Dehmel    rdehmel@eastlink.ca   or call 436-4911.  Baptism preparation held  3rd Tuesday of month, 7pm, Parish Centre.                                      

St. Paul’s Prayer Group … Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00 pm preceded by Rosary. All are 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 … first Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the main hall.     www.cwl.ca                                 

Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca                        

Militia Immaculata (MI) … meets 2nd Saturday of each month, Boardroom, after 9:00am Mass.  Everyone welcome.                                          
Knights of Columbus … NO meetings in July & August … will resume in September.  Join the K of C ,1st  Sat. of the month, 6:30pm for rosary in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima.

French Missalette Order … those of you who ordered last August, your subscription expires at the end September.  For renewal or anyone else wishing to order this French Missalette through the Parish, saving you about $10, please do so at the Parish office no later than August 5th.  The English Missalette will be ordered later and you will be notified.                       

 Society of St. Vincent de Paul … suggested food items … jam, canned fruit, cheese whiz, canned meats and large cans of hearty soups.  “As followers of Jesus, we have a responsibility to connect with the people around us, to get to know the burdens that they are carrying, and to find ways to ease their load in whatever way we can.” -S.Eaton, Antigonish

Catholic Girls Retreat Camp … July 29-31st for girls aged 10-15 … Camp Kolbe, Bayside,PE.  Contact Emilie Montgomery at  campchiaraluce@gmail.com

Prayers for the sick/suffering …  Cody Arsenault, Al Rogers, Diane Gallant, Albert McInnis, Ronald Albert, Una Clow, Patrick & Jean Doucette, Jenna Black, Eddy Dykerman, Emily Blacquiere, Pam Perry, Tammy Gallant, Sheila Dunphy, Marion Bernard, Brian Spin, Tiffany Gallant, Joshua Gallant, Gail Arsenault, Michelle McRae, Millie Thomarat, Bobby Gallant, Rosalie/Roger Duguay, Joseph Broderick Gallant, Doreen Arsenault, Laurie Ann Poirier, Lisa Arsenault, MaryAnn Bernard, Jacob Walker, Tim Craig, Judy Gallant, Sharon Laviolette , Arnold Power, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard,  Norma Lewis, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste,  Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque … that Jesus may bring healing.

 Vacation Bible Camp …  coming to St. Paul’s,  July 18th – 22nd.  Children entering  grades 1 to 6  may register for a wonderful week discovering their faith in a fun-filled, exciting environment.  Registration forms are available at the Parish office. 

The Sisters of St. Martha … are celebrating the 100th  Anniversary of their Foundation on Sunday, July 17th at the 10:30am Mass at St. Dunstan’s Basilica.  All are welcome.  A diocesan choir is being assembled for this occasion. Those wishing to participate are invited to attend a one-time  rehearsal, Thursday July 14th ,  7 pm in the Basilica. Contact Leo Marchildon  … 902-894-3486 for more information.

What are we doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada … St. Paul’s CWL has available … on a table at the entrance of the Church … ‘Pornography Hurts Everyone’ postcards for parishioners to send to their Member of Parliament in Ottawa.  NO stamp required!  Please state your MP’s name with a question addressed to him, eg. … “What are you doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada?”  Sign your name, with your return address, indicating you want a response.  Thank you!

Family Retreats …  spend quality time  with other Catholic families. Thursday thru Sunday Retreats at Kolbe Retreat Center, Grand River.  $250 registration fee covers food/lodging .    July 14-17, July 21-24, Aug. 4-7, Aug. 18-21 and Aug. 25-28. Space is limited Visit www.hfmpei.com   call 902-854-2719.

Clinical Pastoral Education at the QEH … Sept. 13, 2016 to April 5, 2017 … the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s spiritual care department will hold  this intensive, experience-based approach to learning ministry, combining pastoral care with qualified supervision and group reflection.  Open to clergy, theology students and lay persons with theology training who want to improve their pastoral skills in a health care setting.  Application deadline is August 7th … Kim Bustard, Coordinator … kabustard@gov.pe.ca        902-894-2094.

 Feast Day of St. Anne & St. Joachim Pilgrimage … Friday, July 29, St. Anne’s Parish, Hope River will celebrate the Feast Day of our Blessed Virgin Mary’s parents and invites all pilgrims to Mass, 10:30am following a pilgrimage walk.   9.5 km walk starts at Stella Maris Church parking lot 7:30am.  The 2.0km walk ,  8:45am at Stella Maris Church where participants will be lead by car to join earlier walkers. K of C will provide maps, water, road crossing safety and return transportation. Rain will cancel walks only. Info: Vernon Buote 902-963-2106.

St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm, 2nd level of Parish Centre.  All youth, Grades 7 & up are welcome to attend.  Come and see.

 SDU Scholarships and Bursaries …   SDU Bursary deadline is August 31. Criteria and application forms are at www.saintdunstansuniversity.ca

Connolly Estate Bursaries … available to 1st & 2nd year full time university students who are residents of PEI, Roman Catholic, of Irish descent and who have a demonstrated financial need.    www.owenconnollyestate.com  Due on/before August 31st.

International Children’s Memorial Place … Old Fashioned Family Picnic … Sunday, July 31st, Scales Pond, Lower Freetown.  Open to the public.  Musical entertainment, fishing derby, petting zoo, games, etc.  Info:  Krista Silliker – 303-3094 or kristasilliker@hotmail.com

PEI Right to Life Youth Ambassador Team … a group of trained pro-lifers available to give presentations and workshops to churches, youth groups, etc.  The goal is to have presentations lined up for Sept.-December 2016 at all Island youth groups.  Info or bookings:  Executive Director, Nicole Dupuis … nicole.dupuis@live.ca

Knight of Columbus … will be holding a B.B.Q. on July 23rd from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm in front of Sobeys store. Come out and enjoy a hot dog and support the K of C in their on-going projects.

Four Churches of St. Dunstan in Charlottetown … four churches have been erected since 1816 on the corner of Great George & Dorchester Sts. In celebration of the bicentennial of the first church in Ch’town dedicated to St. Dunstan, Fr. Art O’Shea, Diocesan Archivist, will be presenting a review of the four churches … St. Andrew’s Chapel, 3km east of Mount Stewart on Route 2,  Sunday, July 24 , 2 pm. Admission by donation.  Lunch included.

Talk (in English) “One Day in the Life of Mémé Jane” … who lived in DeBloisAcadian Museum, July 12th, 7:30pm recalling the daily life of women in PEI, 1950’s & 1960’s.  Free admission.

Mont-Carmel Summer Concert … Sunday, July 10th … doors open 6:15pm with concert at 7:00pm.  Adults/$10   Cooperative Members/$8  Students/$4.  Max Keenlyside – traditional jazz, ragtime melodies  …  stepdance, fiddle tunes of Anastasia DesRoches and other entertainers.

July 3, 2016

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Isaiah 66: 10-14                                                      
Galatians 6: 14-18                                                          
Luke 10: 1-12, 17-20

Pastor:     Fr. Chris Sherren                 
Email:  fatherchris@live.com                                  
Associate Pastor:     Fr. Ashok Veerabathina        
Email:  frashokkumar10@gmail.com                                     
Office Manager:    Lucia Cameron                                
Catechetic Ministry:      Theresa Johnston                                    Pastoral Council:       JoAnne Perry           
Property/Finance:     Rod MacKinnon

Liturgical Schedule         
Monday          12:10pm      
Hazel Arsenault                                        
Tuesday          12:10pm
      Leah & Ben Gallant               Wednesday     12:10pm     Gary, Patsy & Wendy Reeves
Thursday          7:00pm     Special Intention                 
Friday
               9:00am      Edna Levy                                                  9:30am – 12:00N          Adoration of the Blessed  Sacrament            
Saturday          9:00am       Special Intention                                         4:30pm              Messe Français                                                           7:00pm             Anniversary Mass  … Brian Cairns, Arlene Peters, Phyllis Peters, Alphee & Edna Richard, Richard J. & AnneMarie Howatt, Rene J. Richard, Robert Stringer, Alphie Gallant.                                                                       
Sunday             9:00am  &  10:30am   
                                                        

Baptism … inquiries/registrations, email Donna & Ron Dehmel    rdehmel@eastlink.ca   or call 436-4911.  Baptism preparation held  3rd Tuesday of month, 7pm, Parish Centre.                                                      
St. Paul’s Prayer Group …
Tuesdays in Parish Centre main hall, 7:00 pm preceded by Rosary. All are 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 … first Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the main hall.     www.cwl.ca                               

Provincial C.W.L. … www.cwlpei.ca                         

Militia Immaculata (MI) … meets 2nd Saturday of each month, Boardroom, after 9:00am Mass.  Everyone welcome.                                          
Knights of Columbus … NO meetings in July & August … will resume in September.  Join the K of C ,1st  Sat. of the month, 6:30pm for rosary in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima.

 French Missalette Order … those of you who ordered last August, your subscription expires at the end September.  Anyone else wishing to order this French Missalette through the Parish, saving you about $10, is asked to do so at the Parish office no later than August 5th.  The English Missalette will be ordered later and you will be notified.                       

 Society of St. Vincent de Paul … suggested food items:  canned meats, miracle whip, canned vegetables, larger cans of soups.  Thank you!!    Perhaps the greatest charity comes when we are kind to each other, when we don’t judge or categorize someone else, when we simply give each other the benefit of the doubt or remain quiet.  Charity is accepting someone’s differences, weakness, and shortcomings. 

Catholic Girls Retreat Camp … July 29-31st for girls aged 10-15 … Camp Kolbe, Bayside,PE.  Contact Emilie Montgomery at  campchiaraluce@gmail.com

Prayers for the sick/suffering …   Al Rogers, Diane Gallant, Albert McInnis, Ronald Albert, Una Clow, Patrick & Jean Doucette, Jenna Black, Eddy Dykerman, Emily Blacquiere, Pam Perry, Tammy Gallant, Sheila Dunphy, Marion Bernard, Brian Spin, Tiffany Gallant, Joshua Gallant, Gail Arsenault, Michelle McRae, Millie Thomarat, Bobby Gallant, Rosalie/Roger Duguay, Joseph Broderick Gallant, Doreen Arsenault, Laurie Ann Poirier, Lisa Arsenault, MaryAnn Bernard, Jacob Walker, Tim Craig, Judy Gallant, Sharon Laviolette , Arnold Power, Clare Mulligan, Sharon MacNeill, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard,  Norma Lewis, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste,  Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque that Jesus may bring healing.

Sincere Appreciation … to St. Paul’s Funeral Choir who recently gave $500.00 to Society of St.Vincent de Paul and $500.00 to the Cemetery Fund.

Vacation Bible Camp …  coming to St. Paul’s,  July 18th – 22nd.  Children entering  grades 1 to 6  may register for a wonderful week discovering their faith in a fun-filled, exciting environment.  Registration forms are available at the Parish office. 

The Sisters of St. Martha … are celebrating the 100th  Anniversary of their Foundation on Sunday, July 17th at the 10:30am Mass at St. Dunstan’s Basilica.  All are welcome.  A diocesan choir is being assembled for this occasion. Those wishing to participate are invited to attend a one-time  rehearsal, Thursday July 14th ,  7 pm in the Basilica. Contact Leo Marchildon  … 902-894-3486 for more information.

 What are we doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada … St. Paul’s CWL has available … on a table at the entrance of the Church … ‘Pornography Hurts Everyone’ postcards for parishioners to send to their Member of Parliament in Ottawa.  NO stamp required!  Please state your MP’s name with a question addressed to him, eg. … “What are you doing to eliminate child pornography in Canada?”  Sign your name, with your return address, indicating you want a response.  Thank you!

Family Retreats …  spend quality time  with other Catholic families. Thursday thru Sunday Retreats at Kolbe Retreat Center, Grand River.  $250 registration fee covers food/lodging .    July 14-17, July 21-24, Aug. 4-7, Aug. 18-21 and Aug. 25-28. Space is limited Visit www.hfmpei.com   call 902-854-2719.

Clinical Pastoral Education at the QEH … Sept. 13, 2016 to April 5, 2017 … the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s spiritual care department will hold  this intensive, experience-based approach to learning ministry, combining pastoral care with qualified supervision and group reflection.  Open to clergy, theology students and lay persons with theology training who want to improve their pastoral skills in a health care setting.  Application deadline is August 7th … Kim Bustard, Coordinator … kabustard@gov.pe.ca        902-894-2094.

St. Paul’s Youth Group … meets Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm, 2nd level of Parish Centre.  All youth, Grades 7 & up are welcome to attend.  Come and see.

 SDU Scholarships and Bursaries …   SDU Bursary deadline is August 31. Criteria and application forms are at www.saintdunstansuniversity.ca

 Connolly Estate Bursaries … available to 1st & 2nd year full time university students who are residents of PEI, Roman Catholic, of Irish descent and who have a demonstrated financial need.    www.owenconnollyestate.com  Due on/before August 31st.

 International Children’s Memorial Place … Old Fashioned Family Picnic … Sunday, July 31st, Scales Pond, Lower Freetown.  Open to the public.  Musical entertainment, fishing derby, petting zoo, games, etc.  Info:  Krista Silliker – 303-3094 or kristasilliker@hotmail.com

Mont Carmel Summer Concert Series … Sunday, July 3rd … Caroline & Jeannita Bernard, Rémi Arsenault, Louise Arsenault, Hélène Bergeron, Chiquésa, etc … dancers Alex Arsenault, Taylor Hardy, Taia Gallant & others.  Doors open at 6:15pm with show at 7pm.  Adults/$10  Cooperative Members/$8  Students/$4.

PEI Right to Life Youth Ambassador Team … a group of trained pro-lifers available to give presentations and workshops to churches, youth groups, etc.  The goal is to have presentations lined up for Sept.-December 2016 at all Island youth groups.  Info or bookings:  Executive Director, Nicole Dupuis … nicole.dupuis@live.ca