Diocesan Announcements June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021

Walter Flynn

Ordination of Rev. Mr. Walter Flynn to the Priesthood:  We are very happy to announce that Archbishop Emeritus Martin Currie will be ordaining Deacon Flynn to the priesthood on the 22nd of July 2021 (Feast of St. Mary Magdalene, Disciple of the Lord). The ordination will take place at the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer in Charlottetown at 7pm and will be live streamed. Due to the ongoing public health restrictions, there will be a limited number of seats available. More information about the possibility of in-person attendance will follow.

Pat Wiedemer

Heart-of-the Matter Marriage Prep Course is being offered – in person- at the Catholic Centre on North River Road.  There will be two opportunities on the weekends (Friday evening and all day Saturday) of July 30/31 and August 27/28.   If you are planning to get married in the Catholic Church this coming year please contact Pat Wiedemer or check the diocesan webpage at https://dioceseofcharlottetown.com/diocesan-ministries/marriage-preparation/ for more information about this course.  Registration is required.  Space is limited in keeping with public health restrictions.  Pat Wiedemer patricia.wiedemer@outlook.com or call 902-393-6047.  

WANTED: Historical materials pertaining to the diocese prior to 1975 and no longer needed by owners.  Such items might include parish notes, obituaries, old letters, pictures of important parish or diocesan events, etc.   Many such historical bits and pieces are often found in attics, trunks, boxes or basements and may soon be lost.  Kindly contact Fr. Art O’Shea at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre at 902-368-8005 or drop off materials at 350 North River Road, Charlottetown on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

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