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. 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      Cathy MacQuarrie                       Tuesday         12:10pm      Anita Peterson                        Wednesday   12:10pm      Harvey Hinch                            Thursday        7:00pm      Jack Gillis                                        Friday             9:00am      Brian Cairns & Living/Deceased Family Members                                                                                            9:30am – 12:00N    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                                                                                     Saturday         9:00am      Joshua Richard                     4:30pm                              Messe française                                  7:00pm          Anniversary Mass … Pat Power, Bella Gallant, Gerry Arsenault, Todd Thibodeau, Edmond Gaudet, Allan Peters, Peter Letourneau, John “Jack” Perry.                                                 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

Knights of Columbus … meets on the third Thursday of month at 8 pm in K of C Room, 2nd Floor, Parish Centre.

Pope Francis, for the Year of Mercy …                                     The practice of pilgrimage has a special place in the Holy Year, because it represents the journey each of us makes in this life.  (MV#14)              

Inspiring Catholic … St. Paul’s Parish is excited to be a Host Site for the New Evangelization Summit  – a conference  designed to inspire Catholics and help them live out their personal call to evangelize.  Join over 5000 Catholics across North America on April 15/16th  to hear from Dr. Peter Kreeft, Christopher West, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, Sherry Weddell, Angele Regnier, Michael Dopp, and others! Be inspired, receive formation, and connect with other Catholics.   Register now at  www.newevangelization.ca  Info:  Andrew Fisk at 902-303-0488  or michelleandrew7@hotmail.com

Divine Mercy Sunday is April 3rd2:00pm – Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, followed by a period of Adoration with an opportunity for confession.            3:00pm – Divine Mercy Chaplet followed by Benediction.

All are welcome to this beautiful celebration of Jesus’ Mercy and love.  Jesus said to St. Faustina “Paint an image according to the pattern you see, with the signature: Jesus I Trust in You” (Diary, 47). “I want this image … to be solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter; that Sunday is to be the Feast of Mercy” (Diary, 49).

Our Catholic FaithWednesdays, 7:00pm with Fr. Chris facilitating an hour long session about the Catholic faith using the second part of the Symbolon program.

Religious Education … NO catechism class on Easter Sunday (March 27th).  Classes resume on Sunday, April 3rd.

Seniors’ Reflection … Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre, Tuesday, April 5th, 10:30am – 1:00pm.  “Women in the Gospels” by Florence Arsenault.  Donation toward lunch.

Protect the vulnerable and those who care for them!    By June 2016, the Gov’t of Canada is expected to pass legislation to legalize assisted suicide. I encourage all to visit www.CanadiansforConscience.ca and support the Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience which represents a group of like-minded partners, including 5,000 doctors across Canada, who are committed to protecting conscience rights for health practitioners and facilities. Use this website to write to your Member of Parliament, expressing your concerns. Given the tight timelines, please take action no later than April 1, 2016.           +Bishop Grecco

Theology on Tap … Dr. Rankin Sherling will speak on ‘Bishop Robert Barron as Today’s C.S. Lewis’, Thursday, March 30th, Pourhouse, 189 Great George St., Ch’Town at 6:30pm.  Promoting Christian education and culture.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul  …suggested foods –miracle whip, cheese whiz, macaroni or spaghetti.  Your continued generosity allowed us to give out approximately 165 bags of groceries in February.  “Those who perform deeds of charity and righteousness will have fullness of life.”   Tobit 12:9

Prayers for the sick/suffering …   Eddy Dykerman, Emily Blacquiere, Grace Arsenault, Pam Perry, Tammy Gallant, Sheila Dunphy, Marion Bernard, Brian Spin, Tiffany Gallant, Joshua Gallant, Gail Arsenault, Michelle McRae, Millie Thomarat, Bobby Gallant, Isabel Coyne,  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, Bruce Richard, Darlene Savory, Margaret Cole, Doris Gerrard,  Norma Lewis, Patricia Tang, Sylvain Richard,  Betty Cormier, John DeCoste, Dr. Ron Doucette, Joseph Albert, Shirley Dickinson, Irving Gallant, Tom Carew, Geraldine Hynes, Wayne Spin, Colette Cormier, Terry Graham, Eunice Workman, Tim Brown & daughter Lola-Grayce, Janice Gillis, Donald MacDonald, Carson Allain, Roy McRae, Elaine Cormier, Jean Profit, Erma Huestis, Adam Bourque …   that Jesus may bring healing.

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.

 Vacation Bible Camp … the SDU Board of Governors are accepting applications from students (18&over)  interested in working as camp counsellors,  providing 8 weeks of work, July 4-Aug 26th .  Application form:  sdu@eastlink.ca or  902-393-3441 or at the UPEI Chaplaincy Center.

Lectors’ Workshop… the Diocesan Liturgical Commission will be offering a workshop for lectors … St. Paul’s Centre on Monday, April 18th, 7:00 – 8:15pm.  Together we will explore hints for preparing/proclaiming and discover the primacy of the Sunday Gospel and its relationship to the other Readings.  All interested are most welcome.

Marriage Enrichment … April 23 & April 24  Crandall University, Moncton, NB.  Worldwide Marriage Encounter   902-892-2061    www.wwme.org

Tim Archer & Friends Concert … St. Patrick’s Church, Fort Augustus, Friday, April 8th, 7:30pm.  $15/per person or $25/two, sold at the door – proceeds to their CWL projects.

“Men of the Harvest” Concert … Trinity United Church, Sunday, April 3rd, 2:30pm.  $10 tickets available Trinity Church office or call 436-3155.