Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Zechariah 12: 10-11    Galatians 3: 26-29     Luke 9: 18-24

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   
Mary Theresa Callahan                                Tuesday          12:10pm    Carol Gallant               
 Wednesday
     12:10pm    Ronnie Beaulieu     

Thursday          7:00pm    Elsie Doucette
Friday               9:00am    For the living/Benedict Dawson                                                    
9:30am – 12:00N  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                                               
Saturday          9:00am     Souls in Purgatory                                       4:30pm              Messe Français                                                           7:00pm             Anniversary Mass … Louis Power, Allan Cameron, Augustus “Gussie” Arsenault, Alden Cameron, Helen Gillis, Nélida Galant, Della Arsenault, Mr. Mrs. John J. White & Family Members, Mr. Mrs. Leo B. Doyle &  Family Members, Eddie McCabe & Family Members, Fred Cormier, Louis & Edna McKenna & deceased Family Members, Alfred MacPherson, Fr. Leonard McKenna.                                                                      
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 … meets 3rd Thursday of the month,  8pm, Kof C Room, Parish Centre.  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.

 Pope Francis Encyclical “Misericordiae Vultus” –     “The Face of Mercy” …      “If God limited himself to only justice, he would cease to be God.”     (MV#21)                                         

Congratulations & God’s Blessing … to Kay & Lee Griffin, of the Parish,  who celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on June 10th .

 Diocesan Scripture Institute … July 4th – 7th, St. Pius X with Rev. Normand Bonneau, OMI presenting on “The Letters of St. Paul”.  Brochures in Church entrance.

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.                       

 Eucharistic Ministry Schedule … this is now available in the entrance to the Church.  Sincere appreciation!

Hospitality Schedule  …  is ready and available in the Church entrance.  Thank you!

Prayers for the sick/suffering …   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 5  may register for a wonderful week discovering their faith in a fun-filled, exciting environment.  Registration forms are available at the Parish office. 

 Pancake Breakfast … the K of C will hold this breakfast after the 10:30am Mass on Sunday, June 26th to sponsor youth attending the Steubenville Youth Conference in July.  Cost is a goodwill offering.  Please join us and support the youth in our parish.  If you cannot make it but wish to make a donation towards the Steubenville Conference, you may do so at the Parish office.  Thank you!

 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!

 Society of St. Vincent de Paul … suggested food items this week are Kraft dinner, hearty soups, canned meats/fish and coffee.  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 .   June 30 – July 3, 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.

Exhibition on “Dansez:  Acadian Dance Traditions on PEI” … the public is invited to the opening of this exhibition, Acadian Museum, Sunday, June 19th, 2:00pm.  Presenting Acadian dance through photos, video & audio clips of local dancers/musicians.  Refreshments!

Launch of the 7th Volume, Genealogy of the Acadian Families of PEI … Richard, Thériault, Thibodeau, Waite, etc.  Acadian Museum, Thursday, June 23rd, 7:00pm.  A book discount at the launch.   jeanbernard61@hotmail.com

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.

Looking for your support … St. Paul’s Youth are looking for your support in attending this year’s Steubenville Atlantic Conference this summer.  There are a couple of youth who want to attend but they need some financial assistance.  If you would be able to sponsor one of these youth, please call the Parish office or contact Beth at 436-6050.  Thank you for your generosity.

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

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

World Youth Day 2016 Fundraiser … four young women from UPEI have organized a hiking retreat:  High school/university students, June 25th, 9am – 3:30pm, Strathgartney Trail, Bonshaw, $15.  Register: Bernadette Chevarie      johnpaul2hikes@gmail.com 

 St. Patrick’s Parish Fundraising Picnic … Sunday, July 3rd, in Grand River from 1:00-4:00pm.  All welcome.              

EDICT … the Charlottetown Branch of the Halifax Catholic Marriage Tribunal, in the Campbell-MacDonald Case, cites Vanessa Marie MacDonald.  Please contact tribunal@dioceseofcharlottetown.com