Bulletin Announcements for January 17 to 27

January 17, 2018












New Bulletin Announcements this Week:

Marriage Preparation Course

Marriage Preparation Program: “A Decision to Love”, a one-day Marriage Preparation Program, will be presented by Ed and Marsha Ratelle at the Loyalist Lakeview Resort in Summerside, on Saturday, April 7th, 2018, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.  The cost per couple is $150.00.  For further information or to register for the course contact Marsha Ratelle at marsharatelle@eastlink.ca or call (902) 436-6795.


Holy Redeemer Church

Looking for an evening mass?  Do the 9 am and noon options not fit your work schedule? Holy Redeemer has a 6:30 Mass on Wednesday evenings.  Young adults are invited to gather after mass at Visitation Place but all are welcome to Mass.


Please join us for our first Theology on Tap of 2018!  Dr. David Sabapathy will speak on The Unexamined Life of Public Health.  Presented by the SDU Institute of Christianity and Culture, 7:00 pm, January 25 at the Pourhouse, 189 Great George Street. We look forward to seeing you!


Couple’s Retreat Days

Announcing a Special Couples Program: An exciting event for couples of all ages and stages, who want to build a healthier and happier relationship, takes place in Our Lady of Hope Retreat Centre, Stanley Bridge, Feb. 2-3rd. Sponsored by the K of C Cornwall Council #10808, it begins on Friday evening 6pm with a candlelight dinner and an overnight stay and continues the next morning with Mass at 8:30 followed by breakfast and two engaging workshops with inspirational facilitators: 1) with Father John Molina entitled From This Day Forward, and 2) with Dr. Sinnika Dixon entitled The Gift of Time: The Fabric of our Lives in the Five Cycles of Change.  The program concludes with lunch at 1 pm and a closing blessing.

There are two options for those who cannot stay overnight, with costs per couple for all three packages available on request.  Pre-registration with a $50 deposit is required by Monday Jan. 22nd. For more info contact Program Co-ordinator Basil Favaro at 902 569 8826 or bfavaro@pei.sympatico.ca or hosts Earla and Martin Avery at the Centre 902 621 2385 or ourladyofhope.pei@gmail.com.


Make a Marriage Encounter

Marriage Encounter Weekend – It’s the best gift you’ll ever give to each other, your marriage, and your family!  Register now for the next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend –

April 6-8, 2018 at Our Lady of Hope Retreat Centre, PEI.  Contact renewmarriage@gmail.com or 902-314-8541



Martha Spirituality Centre (367-3103 or srgemma@eastlink.ca) presents

1)  Lunch and Learn, a Grace series of 7 Monday afternoon sessions from 12:45 -1:45 pm beginning on Jan. 22. With tea/coffee and biscuits, join us in these reflective responses to Pope Francis’ document on Care of our Common Home. Topics include Grace of Earth, Grace of Water, Grace of Atmosphere, Grace of Oceans, Grace of Land etc. Cost $30. Led by Sisters Gemma and Debbie. Need to register by Jan. 21.



2)  Enneagram Workshops (exploring the 9 systems of personalities) on Wednesday mornings from 9-11:30 am beginning Jan 17 until Feb. 21. Cost is $50 a person or $90 a couple. Need to register by Jan. 15 or as long as spaces last.


January is Membership Month for the PEI Right to Life Association. You help is urgently needed. Please show your support by becoming or renewing your membership with the PEI Right to Life Association. Membership Forms are at the entrance of the Church.