Thanksgiving Weekend! Communiqué – October 4 to 14

October 4, 2017


Upcoming Volunteer Food Safety Presentations:

  • Monday, October 16: Wilmot Community Centre – 110 Gillespie Avenue, Summerside 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Monday, October 16: St. Pius X Parish Hall – 106 St. Peters Road, Charlottetown 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Tuesday, October 17: Dundas Plowing Match Grounds – 260 Little River Rd., Dundas 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday, October 18: O’Leary Town Complex – 18 Community Street, O’Leary1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

To register, contact Environmental Health at 902-368-4970 or

New Bulletin Announcements this Week:

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Eucharistic Ministers Volunteer Workshop – will be held on Sat., Oct. 14 at the QEH (classroom A & B) from 1-3 p.m. Eucharistic ministers who are presently serving at the QEH as well as any new volunteers that are interested in this ministry are invited to attend. Please call the office at 902-894-2053 to register.

The next peaceful Pro-life Rally is on Saturday, October 14 at 11:00am in Summerside along the Roy Boates Avenue near Prince County Hospital.

Please join us for Theology on Tap: In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Dr. David Wilson, Professor of History at the University of Toronto, will speak on “The ‘Hardest Internal Battle’: D’Arcy McGee and Catholicism.” Presented by the SDU Institute of Christianity and Culture, October 12, 7:00pm at the Pourhouse, 189 Great George Street.

“WITH GLOWING HEARTS” – THE ELORA SINGERS, considered one of Canada’s most accomplished choirs, will be visiting PEI to present “With Glowing Hearts”, a spectacular multi-media celebration of Canada through music, words and visuals at Trinity United Church, 80 Prince Street, on Friday October 13 at 7:30 pm. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or by calling 902-393-8820 or 902-367-2850, or else on-line at

CURSILLO: Our Lady of Hope Retreat Centre: Men’s weekend will be held Nov. 2 – 5; Women’s weekend will be held Nov. 9 – 12. For further information, contact Barb Wonnacott 902-393-4557 or email (please discontinue previous notice re: Cursillo)

Holland College Scholarships: The SDU Board of Governors is offering 5 two thousand dollar Awards of Merit to students entering the second year of a two year program at Holland College. Deadline to apply is November 1, 2017. Application forms and scholarship criteria are available at the Holland College admission office, by calling 393-3441 or emailing:

The PEI Pops, under the direction of Leo Marchildon, presents an eclectic mix of magical and spooky fare coupled with an encore presentation of his symphonic tribute to PEI fiddle music, “Canada, Our Dear Home” celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday. Program includes music from Phantom of the Opera, Harry Potter, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, Walt Disney’s Fantasia, and more! Sunday October 22 at 3 pm, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Prince St. Admission by free will offering.

SDU Faith and Knowledge Lecture Series: The fourth annual SDU Institute for Christianity and Culture Faith and Knowledge Lecture Series will be held on Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 P.M. in the new engineering building on the North end of the UPEI campus. Guest speaker, well known Theologian Dr. Catherine E. Clifford, will speak on the relationship between Catholics and Lutherans since the Protestant Reformation and in particular the efforts over the past 50 years towards a number of important advances in Lutheran-Catholic agreement.

Dr. Sara Torres

Latin American Mission Program (LAMP) is presenting the 26th Annual Daniel O’Hanley Memorial Lecture Sunday, October 29 at 2:00pm at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Hall, 51 Stratford Road, Stratford, PEI. Presenter: Dr. Sara Torres, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax; Topic: Challenges Facing Immigrant Women: “The Cry of the Earth”. Entertainment and refreshments will follow the lecture. All are welcome!

The Next Teen Encounter Weekend is November 17-19 at Cavendish Gateway Resort with Fr. Andrew MacDonald as chaplain. To register (Please note: we are asking everyone to submit applications – even those who applied in the past but had to defer acceptance, or those who were on a wait list).

Martha Spirituality Centre presents: Psalms and Life with Fr. Keith Kennific Tuesday afternoons Oct. 10 and 17 from 2:00-3:30 pm. To register call 902-367-3103 or