Body and Blood of Christ

Genesis 14: 18-20                                                                  1 Corinthians 11: 23-26                                                                   Luke 9: 11b-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
     Souls in Purgatory      
Wednesday
      12:10pm     Jim Caffray & Parents
Thursday           7:00pm     Clifford Francis Martin              Friday                 9:00am     For the Living/Judith Duggan                  9:30am – 12:00N    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament                                               
Saturday           NO 9:00am Mass                                                         4:30pm              Messe Français                                                           7:00pm             Anniversary Mass …   Marie Hiscock, Howard MacDonald, Mr. Mrs. Michael Brennan & deceased Family Members.                                        
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…   “May the message of mercy reach everyone, and may no one be indifferent to the call to experience mercy.”     (MV #19)

 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.

Sincere Thank You … to all who came out to  clean the Church last Wednesday.  Very much appreciated!

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!

Hospital Eucharistic Ministry … please note that your new list is 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!

 Music Ministry … practices for Sunday Choir Wednesdays, 6:00pm and Youth Choir at 5:00pm.

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.

Religious Education News …  the catechism year has officially been completed!  I will not be in the office for the summer, returning late August.  It has been a great year filled with many blessings.  I look forward to seeing everyone for the 2016-17 season.  Blessings, Theresa

 Vacation Bible Camp … in coming to St. Paul’s July 18th – 22nd.  Children entering grade 1 to 5 can register for a wonderful week discovering their faith in a fun-filled, exciting environment.  Registration forms will be at the Parish office.                                                

Society of St. Vincent de Paul  … we again extend to all parishioners a sincere thank you for your support both financially and in food donations.  Since the beginning of 2016, we have given out over 725 bags of groceries and this could not be done without your help.  There is a collection envelop for St. Vincent de Paul next weekend and we ask for your continued support with this special collection as the need continues to be great.  Thank you!

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/ 

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

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

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.

People’s Assembly on Migrant Workers’ Rights … Monday, May 30th, 12Noon, Province House.  Migrant workers do not enjoy the same human rights, social entitlements and stability as the rest of us.  The Federal Gov’t is conducting a review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.  Come and stand in solidarity with the workers, resulting in justice for everyone.

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  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.  

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.  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.