Easter Sunday

Acts 10: 34a, 37-43          Colossians 3: 1-4              John 20: 1-18

Pastor: Fr. Chris Sherren
Email: fatherchris@live.com
Associate Pastor: Fr. Arulraj Santiago
Office Manager: Lucia Cameron
Pastoral Associate/Counselor: Florence Arsenault
Catechetic Ministry: Theresa Johnston
Pastoral Council: JoAnne Perry
Property/Finance: Peter Brown

Liturgical Schedule
Monday 9:00am Anna & Gerald Hayes
Tuesday 12:10pm Robert Newell
Wednesday NO Mass
Thursday 7:00pm Thomas Freeman Perry
Friday 9:00am Catherine “Babes” Arsenault
9:30am – 12:00N Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 9:00am Raymond G. Gallant
4:30pm Messe française
7:00pm Anniversary Mass … Raymond Gauthier, Bella Rose Gallant, Pat Power, Allan Doucette, Raymond G. Gallant, Emanuel J. Gallant, B.L. d’Entremont, Arnold Deighan, George Power.
Sunday 9:00am & 10:30am

Baptism … for inquiries/registrations, please call Donna & Ron Dehmel at 436-4911 or 436-8255. 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 … meets on the first Thursday of the month, 7:30pm, Parish Centre lounge.

Knights of Columbus … meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, Parish Centre, 2nd level, 8pm. www.kofc.org

Divine Mercy Sunday … our annual Divine Mercy Sunday Holy Hour will be on Sunday, April 12th at 3pm beginning with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and the Divine Mercy chaplet. Silent prayer will continue until 3:50 with the opportunity for confession. At 3:50pm we will conclude with some vocal prayers and Benediction.

Prayers for the sick & suffering … Darlene Savory, Elvira Baglole, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard, Mary Bell, Norma Lewis, Patricia Tang, Sylvain Richard, Betty Cormier, John DeCoste, Richard Arsenault, André Cormier, Joseph & Stella Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Tyler Field, Steven Sauvé, S. MacNeill, Irving Gallant, Anita Peterson, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Brenda Sherry, Colette Cormier, Albert McInnis, Jack Lucker, Kathleen Gaudet, Preston Silliker, Emily McCoubrey, Terry Graham, Reggie & LaurieAnn Poirier, Eunice Workman, Angus Arsenault, Tim Brown & daughter Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Infants Elliot & Ethan Little, Cody Arsenault, Ronald Doucette, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Tyson G., Jean Profit, Nathan M., Leonard J. Arsenault, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque, Sheila Dunphy … that Jesus may bring them healing in body and spirit.

Religious Education News …
NO catechism classes on Easter Sunday, April 5th. Classes resume on April 12th. First Communion Group Mass … is Thursday, April 9th … please be in the main hall by 6:30pm;
Reconciliation is Sunday, April 19th, 11:30am;
First Communion … is scheduled for Sunday, April 26th, 10:30am Mass only. Confirmation Retreat … Saturday, April 25th, 9am – 4pm at Kolbe Centre. Confirmation Rehearsal … is Monday, May 11th … candidates along with either sponsor/parent are asked to be in the main hall for 6:30pm;
Confirmation … will be Saturday, May 16th, 7:00pm.

Lectio: Peter … a 10-week adult faith formation series produced by the Augustin Institute on the life and meaning of Simon Peter, a poor fisherman, an impetuous follower, a bungling disciple and The Cornerstone of Catholicism. Starts Wednesday, April 8th , 7:00pm at St. Paul’s Parish. Includes introduction to praying with Scripture and group discussions. Register with JoAnne Perry at 436-4532.

Healing the Church … 7 sessions, begin Tuesday, April 14th, 7:00 – 8:30pm at Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre. Text written by Sr. Nuala Kenny, MD. (A few copies available for loan in the Parish office, should you wish to preview the text). Registration of $25 includes text. If you already have your own book, the cost will be $10. Contact Nancy Baglole 902-303-3431 or nancy@baglole.ca by April 7th.

Catholic Women’s League News … the next meeting will be on Monday, April 13th. As well, the CWL Card parties resume on Friday, April 10th.

Lecture Series … Michael Frost presents :Love Conquers All”, Parish Center, 7:00pm, Sunday, April 12th. Does anyone struggle with the same problem in relationship over & over? Let’s turn to the Cross, where hope is found & true love was given. It’s carrying our cross, as Jesus carried His, that allows His love to conquer all.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul … the next meeting will take place on Thursday, April 9th, 7:30pm, Centre lounge.

Marriage Encounter Weekend … continue to strengthen your love. The next weekend will be held at the Oromocto Days Inn, April17-19th. renewmarriage@gmail.com or 902-368-8375 for more information.
“Jesus, thank you for the great sign of your resurrection! Lord, I believe … help me believe, trust & love more.”

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.

Steubenville Atlantic July 3rd – 5th … Dalhousie University, Halifax. Youth, Grades 9-12 for those interested in attending, registration is $225. More info from Beth Rogers 436-6050.

Teen Encounter Weekend … May 15 – 17th at Belcourt Centre in South Rustico. To register, please visit www.dioceseofcharlottetown.com/teen-encounter-registration/ or forms available at the Parish office.

St. Dunstan’s University Scholarship … available to graduating high school students planning to attend UPEI. Valued at $5,000/year. Criteria and application form at www.saintdunstansuniversity.ca or 902-393-3441.

Ultreya … Saturday, April 18th … St. Paul’s Centre main hall, 8:00pm followed by a sharing table. Hope to see many Cursillistas from across the Island. De Colores!

Weekend of Grace for Men Retreat … April 24 – 26th, Bayside Camp, Sambro Head, NS. Marcel 902-449-7613 www.weekendofgrace.com

St. John the Baptist Church Fundraiser … an evening of entertainment for all ages at the Miscouche Rec Centre, Friday, April 17th, 7:00 – 9:00pm. $10/person $20/family.

Free Income Tax Preparation … for seniors, students … St. Eleanors Lions Club. 902-888-6452 appointment.