Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deuteronomy 30: 10-14

Colossians 1: 15-20

Luke 10: 25-37

Pastor:    Fr. Chris Sherren

Associate Pastor:    Fr. Ashok Veerabathina                             Email:

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   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.                                 

Provincial C.W.L. …                        

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

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   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 …        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

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.  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

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 …

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.