Trinity Sunday

Proverbs 8: 22-31
Romans 5: 1-5
John 16: 12-15

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
NO Masses … Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday due to the Priests’ Retreat
             

Thursday      7:00pm    Allan (Bud) McCarville  
Friday           9:00am    Millie Perry                                                         9:30am – 12:00N          Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                                               
Saturday       NO 9:00am Mass                                                             4:30pm          Messe Français                                                           7:00pm          Anniversary Mass … Ernest Steele, Owen P. Kelly, Lorraine Arsenault, AnnaMae & Charles Luce, William D. & Rose Gallant, Edward Dalton, John Dalton, Dugey Arsenault.                       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…           “Let us never tire of going out to the other son who stands outside, incapable of rejoicing, in order to explain to him that his judgement is severe, unjust and meaningless in light of the father’s boundless mercy.”  (MV #17)

Congratulations & God’s Blessing … to Father Austin Bradley as he celebrates the 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood with Mass, St. Joseph’s, Kelly’s Cross on Sunday, May 29th, 10:00am followed by reception.  All are invited.

Annual Priests’ Retreat … will take place at Belcourt Centre, May 22nd to the 26th.  Please pray for our clergy during this time of spiritual renewal.

It’s Time to Clean Our Church … please  reserve Wednesday, May 25th, beginning around 9:30am.  Everyone is welcome and “many hands make for light work”.  All you need is a bucket.  Thank you!

Hospitality Ministers  Needed … more parishioners are needed, especially on Saturday evenings.  Please call Gayle 436-4720 or leave a message at the Parish office. Thanks!

Holy Family Prayer Service … the Knights of Columbus will be hosting a Prayer Service on Thursday, May 26th beginning at 6:30pm with the Holy Rosary.  All welcome!

 Prayers for the sick/suffering …   Una, Clow, Patrick & Jean Doucette, Jeanne Morse, 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.

Religious Education News …                                                       

Teacher Manuals to be Returned … those who have manuals, please return them to the Parish Office ASAP.

Hospital Eucharistic Ministry … please note that your new list is available in the Church entrance.  Thank you!

Society of St. Vincent de Paul  … your on-going support – monetary & food donations – is much needed due to increasing food costs/demands for our services.  Suggested food item:  soda crackers, kraft dinner, canned meats.

Music Ministry … extending a heartfelt congratulations to St. Paul’s Sunday Choir for being awarded a silver perfor- mance standard at the Music Festival.  Practices for Sunday Choir Wednesdays, 6:00pm – Youth Choir at 5:00pm.

PEI MARCH FOR LIFE … Sunday, May 29th,  2:30 pm … all are asked to march in support of LIFE – 2:30pm, St. Pius X church,106 St. Peter’s Rd.  Join or attend the RALLY at 3:20pm, Province House . Signs provided.

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/ 

Birthright PEI …  offers support to women who face crisis pregnancies. We are seeking volunteers to help in our office & fundraising. Birthright PEI office is at Room 301, 200 Richmond St., Charlottetown, PE C1A1J2. Telephone 902 628 6028.  Mary MacLean, Director, at 902 569 4308.

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

Men’s Retreat … with Fr. Bill Brennan from Fredericton.  Martha Spirituality Centre, Sat., May 28th, 10am-3pm.  Call 902-367-3103 or srgemma@eastlink.ca

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje … Sept. 30 – October 10th … Pay in full by May 27th & save $250.  Hector Caissie 506-857-2295 or hectorcaissie@hotmail.ca

People’s Assembly on Migrant Workers’ Rights … Monday, May 30th, 12Noon, Province House.  The Federal Gov’t is conducting a review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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

 Family Retreats …  spend quality time  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.  

 International Children’s Memorial Place … located at Scales Pond, South Freetown … holding its fundraising concert, Sunday, May 29th, 7pm, Centre Belle Alliance, St. Eleanors.   $15/tickets – 902-954-0179   www.icmplace.com

CNIB Volunteers … lend a hand and eyes for couple of hours a week … jeff.deviller@cnib.ca

Relay for Life 2016 … over 900 Islanders will hear the words “you have cancer” from their doctor.  Enter a team today at www.relayforlife.ca or call 1-866-566-4007 … Kensington, June 3rd and Summerside on June 10th.

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.  More information in following bulletin re Sunday, June 12th.

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.