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.