Announcements November 8 to 18

November 8, 2017

The next peaceful Pro-life Rally in Summerside is on Saturday, November 18 at 11:00 am along the Roy Boates Avenue near Prince County Hospital.

Fr. Floyd Gallant

35TH ANNIVERSARY of Ordination for Fr. Floyd Gallant at St. Dunstan’s Basilica – November 19, 2017. All are welcome to a reception in the Basilica Basement following the 10:30 am Sunday Mass. Your presence would be most welcome.

Birthright PEI

Birthright PEI invites friends to an Appreciation Party on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00-12:00 noon at Sherwood Church of the Nazarene, 40 Woodlawn Drive, Ch’town.  Bring a friend to share refreshments, to socialize, and to learn more about Birthright.  Everyone welcome.

Mount Stewart, PEI

A History of Mount Stewart: Illustrated & Extended Edition book launch at the Mount Stewart Community Complex on South Main Street on Sunday, November 19th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. The book includes a history of St. Andrew’s Church.  This event is free, there will be historic pictures and maps, light refreshments and snacks. Copies of A History of Mount Stewart: Illustrated & Extended Edition will be on sale (cash or cheque) for $20 each.

SCRIPTURE STUDY FOR ADVENT: You are invited to join Fr Martin Carter for a Bible study (7 to 8:15 pm on Tuesdays, November 14, 21, 28) on the Letter to the Ephesians, in the basement of St. Dunstan’s Basilica (Dorchester St. entrance). All welcome and all material supplied.


AGE 16 to 30 YOUTH SURVEY in preparation for the Synod on Youth in October 2018, Young people aged 16-30 are invited/encouraged to complete this survey; your ideas are important.


Upcoming Events for Martha Spirituality Centre at SDU Place

(902-367-3103 or

Gilles Michaud

Beatitudes Retreat for Men on Sat., Nov. 25 from 10 am-3 pm. Organized by Gilles Michaud and facilitated by Sr. Debbie Peters. Cost $30.

Fr. Brian MacDougall

  • Annual Diocesan Retreat: January 19-21, 2018 at Our Lady of Hope Retreat Centre. Theme: “How to Become a Saint” with Father Brian MacDougall. If you are serious about pursuing authentic Christian holiness in Christ then this is the retreat for you.


  • Refugee Sponsorship Information Workshop –  Monday, Nov. 13th, 2017.  Has your Parish ever thought of sponsoring a refugee family? Or were interested but uncertain about what was involved? On November 13, 6:00 pm at the Jack Blanchard Family Centre (Holy Redeemer parish) a general information workshop about refugee sponsorship will be held.  The workshop is free and is being given by a representative of the Atlantic Refugee Sponsorship Training Program in Halifax. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about this important social justice ministry. Please contact Liz MacDonald ( or 1-902-368-8005) to register.


  • Emerging Leaders Conference: An annual series of events hosted by the World Youth Alliance North America, sponsored in PEI by the SDU Institute of Christianity and Culture, which seek to bring together critical thinkers to examine key issues, with a focus on who the human person is and how to live fully. The conferences provide young leaders with special training on adequate tools to make a difference in their own communities. This year’s theme is “Leadership and the Modern Identity Crisis”, and will be hosted at UPEI on November 17-18. The conference is free and is open to anyone (student or community member) aged 16+. Register at  For more information: