Bulletin Announcements November 1 to 12

November 1, 2017

SCRIPTURE STUDY FOR ADVENT: You are invited to join Fr Martin Carter for a four-week study (7 to 8:15 pm on Tuesdays, November 7, 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 srgemma@eastlink.ca)

Sr. Regina McQuaid

Canada 150 Catholic Faith Heritage with Sr. Regina McQuaid’s presentation on St. Marguerite D’Youville on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 pm. Donations accepted.

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 (rc@dioceseofcharlottetown.com 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 www.wya.net/programs/elc/  For more information: alexandrajdurant@gmail.com