Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time      

1 Kings 17: 17-21a, 22-24                                                    Galatians 1: 11-19                                                                              Luke 7: 11-17

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          No Mass                                                          Tuesday          12:10pm      Mary Bell                             Wednesday     12:10pm     Verna Mahar

Thursday          7:00pm     For the Living/Benedict Dawson              Friday               9:00am      Brian Cairns & Family                                 9:30am – 12:00N          Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                                               
Saturday          9:00am      Edna Lyons                                                   4:30pm              Messe Français                                                           7:00pm             Anniversary Mass … Anita Peterson, Theresa Curly Steele, John (J.J.) & Jane Elizabeth Wedge, Arthur Blacquiere, Joseph Gillis.                                                             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 on the 3rd Thursday of the month,  8pm, K of C Room, 2nd Floor, Parish Centre.  Please join the K of C on the first Saturday evening of each month at 6:30 pm for rosary in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance at Fatima.

Pope Francis Encyclical “Misericordiae Vultus” –     “The Face of Mercy” …                                                                        “Mercy is not opposed to justice but rather expresses God’s way of reaching out to the sinner, offering him a new chance to look at himself, convert and believe.”     (MV #21)     

Clergy Changes by Bishop Grecco effective June 16th Fr. George Gilliland, chaplain at QEH, to retirement;  Fr. Lyndon Hogan, presently on sabbatical, appointed Chaplain of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital;     Fr. Benedict Paulraj, presently administrator of Holy Family Pastoral Unit, appointed Pastor of this Pastoral Unit.

Catholic Women’s League News … the monthly meeting is on Monday, June 6th, 7:00pm, Centre main hall preceded by the executive meeting, 6:00pm in the Boardroom.

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!

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.

Prayers for the sick/suffering …   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, Patricia Tang, 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.

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

Cursillo Annual General Meeting … 2:30pm on Sunday, June 12th at St. Paul’s Parish Centre.  Hoping all Cursillistas can attend!

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.                                                

Society of St. Vincent de Paul … suggested food items this week are Kraft dinner, hearty soups, canned meats/fish and coffee.  Thank you!  “We need to give to the poor because we can’t be healthy unless we do this.  And we need to see our giving not as charity but as an obligation, as justice, as something we owe.”   Fr.  Ron Rolheiser

 Facing the threat of physician-assisted suicide … all are invited to call upon federal, provincial,  territorial legislators to defend/protect the lives of all, to guarantee accessible home care/palliative care, to protect the conscience rights of healthcare providers  www.canadiansforconscience.ca/ 

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

A Liberating Conversation about Abortion & Women’s Health … Saturday, June 11th, 6:30pm at Calvary Church, 9 Capital Dr., Ch’Town.  All are welcome to the first Island screening of HUSH, info documentary about the effects of abortion on women’s health and insights into the abortion industry.  Admission by donation.

Construction has begun on the new Retreat Center at Bayview … and the Diocese is now soliciting names for the new facility.  Please send your suggestion to the Chancery, c/o Rev. Eric Dunn V.G., P.O. Box 907, Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7L9 or email  ejdunn@eastlink.ca

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.  

 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

 World Youth Day 2016 Fundraiser … although we do not have a group heading to Poland this summer, four young women from UPEI have organized two hiking retreats:  Grades 5-9 girls, June 12th, 11:30am-5:30pm, Winter River Trail, $15.    High school/university students, June 25th, 9am – 3:30pm, Strathgartney Trail, Bonshaw, $15.  Register: Bernadette Chevarie      johnpaul2hikes@gmail.com 

A chance to honor a loved one …  a memorable part of any Relay For Life event is the Luminary Ceremony where loved ones are honored through a candle lighting ceremony.  Luminaries  $5 each, proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society PEI, may be purchased at Relay events, visiting  www.relayforlife.ca  toll free 1-866-566-4007 … Friday, June 10th, Summerside Raceway.

June 2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the departure of the Island’s 105th Battalion for WW1 overseas service … in honour of the men of C Company, attend a Patriotic Concert, Sunday, June 5th, 3pm , Presbyterian Church;  re-enactment of 1916 concert with soloists, readers, etc.  Program featuring PEI Regiment Band, vignettes and unveiling of the C Company exhibit on Water St., Sunday, June 12th, 2:00pm, Trinity United Church.  Free of charge.

Variety Show in Mont Carmel … Sunday, June 5th, 7:00pm with local performers.  Proceeds to Our Lady of Mont Carmel Church.  Adults/$10  Students/$4.

Air Cadets, Summerside … hosting a Fun Run/Walk, Sunday, June 5th, 10am – 2pm, Waterfront Shipyard Market.  $10 registration with proceeds going to charity.  Open to all ages … contact 315-2513 for more information.