Bulletin Announcements March 1 to 10

February 28, 2018



SCRIPTURE STUDY FOR LENT: The Apostle John shows us how faith creates charity. Join Fr. Martin Carter for a 3-week survey on the First Letter of John in the Knights of Columbus Room in the basement of St. Dunstan’s Basilica (Dorchester Street entrance). Monday evenings from 7 – 8:15 pm, March 5, 12 & 19. All material supplied and all welcome.

The next peaceful Pro-life Rally is on Saturday, March 10 at 11:00am in Summerside along the Roy Boates Avenue, Summerside, near Prince County Hospital.  If the weather isn’t good that day it will be the following Saturday, March 17.

Catholic Women’s League of Canada

CWL Area Meetings will be held on March 10th from 10:00 to noon followed by a sharing table in West Prince at St. Anthony’s, Bloomfield and St. Peter’s, St. Peter’s Bay and on March 17 from 10:00 to noon followed by a sharing table in East Prince at St. Mary’s Holy Family, Kensington and St. Pius X in Charlottetown.  Please everyone feel most welcome to attend.

March Break Colour Your World – Workshops for Youth at Martha Spirituality Centre (902-367-3103 or srgemma@eastlink.ca) Mon., March 26 for ages 10-12 and Wed. March 28 for ages 13-15. Spend a day in creative activities from 10am-3pm with facilitator Sr. Debbie Peters, a recently retired Ontario elementary teacher and high school guidance/chaplain. Cost $25. with all supplies provided. Come and add color to your life! Need to register on/before March 22 or until spaces last.

Earth Day Candle Light Service

Earth Hour Candlelight Service from 8:30-9:30 pm on Saturday, March 24. All welcome. Donations accepted.

Community Partners Meeting on the Poverty Reduction Action Plan:  Monday, March 5th, 1:00-4:30 at the Central Queens United Church in Hunter River (19848 Route 2). RSVP to Claire Kelly at CMKELLY@gov.pe.ca or 902-368-6369 by Thursday, March 1st.

The church is wheelchair accessible with ample parking.  Light refreshments available.  If you can, please bring your own water bottle.

Storm date – Friday, March 9th, 9:00am-12:00pm (same location)

This initial meeting will kick off the public engagement process to develop a poverty reduction action plan by fall 2018.  Community partners from across the province with an interest in poverty reduction are being invited to:

–          Learn more about the approach to develop the action plan

–          Provide input into the public engagement process

–          Hear how the results of the public engagement process will be used

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Acorn at mracorn@gov.pe.ca or 902-368-6185.

Make a Marriage Encounter

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, April 6-8, 2018 at Our Lady of Hope Retreat Centre, PEI. For more information: renewmarriage@gmail.com or 902-314-8541.

Pilgrimage to Shrines of Italy:  Join Fr. Andrew Handrahan on a guided pilgrimage to some of Italy’s holy sites.  From November 6-16th, 2018, the pilgrimage will travel to Italy and visit such places as Rome, Vatican City, Assisi, San Giovanni Rotunda, and Montecassino.  See the relics of St. Benedict, and the place where St. Michael the Archangel appeared; walk through the Catacombs of Rome, and breathe in the air of the picturesque town of St. Francis; experience St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, and be present for the Holy Father’s Wednesday audience.  An information session will be held at Immaculate Conception Parish Church, Richmond, on March 16th at 6:00 PM.  Contact Krisanne Butler at CAA Travel for more information:kbutler@atlantic.caa.ca or at 902-892-0296.