Bulletin Announcements May 30 to June 10

May 29, 2019

Mark your calendars:  NET Ministries will have a team of Missionaries offering retreats in our Diocese from November 5-13, 2019.   If you are interested in hosting a NET retreat, and would like to book now, you can do so by contacting Lauren van Vliet at youth@dioceseofcharlottetown.com.  Retreats are booked on a first come, first served basis.  NET is developing new retreat themes and content for next year.   Parishes who have a retreat will need to provide host homes for approximately twelve missionaries on the night of their retreat.   More details about retreat themes and hosting details will be available in the fall.

Sr. Joan Campbell CSM

Diocesan Scripture Institute: The Gospel of John: Interweaving Community and Christology. Led by Sr. Joan Campbell CSM. Monday through Thursday, July 1-4. St. Pius X church, Charlottetown. Brochures will soon be available in the churches. All welcome.

Mikinduri Children of Hope is partnering with the Indian River Festival for a Father’s Day show, 16 June, featuring the Ross Family Band and Storyteller David Weale.  Tickets are $32 for the show at 8 pm or $42 for the show and pre-show food at 6 pm.    Celebrate Dad/Grampa while helping to relieve poverty in Kenya.   Call Elaine Black at 569-9124 for tickets. 

West Prince Right to Life

The West Prince Right to Life will be having their next peaceful demonstration on June 8th at 11:00 am in Summerside on the Roy Boats Ave. on the side of Walmart, can you please put this in your bulletins and let everyone know that all are welcomed to attend, thank you.

Steubenville Atlantic Youth Conference is happening July 5-7, 2019: This is the last call for registrations AND PAYMENTS. Join hundreds of youth from across Atlantic Canada for a weekend of friendship, fun, and faith. Please contact Diocesan Youth Ministry Coordinator Lauren van Vliet at youth@dioceseofcharlottetown.com

The Blessed Virgin Mary with the Child Jesus

First Saturday Gathering for the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Invitation:  On June 1st, 2019, there will be a gathering after the 5:00 pm Mass in the Knights of Columbus Room at St. Dunstan’s Basilica. We will share our experience and information about BVM as our Spiritual Mother. We will have light lunch, a presentation on OUR LADY OF THE ANNUNCIATION, fellowship and Rosary.

St, Marguerite

The Sisters and Associates of the Congregation of Notre Dame invite you to join them in the Celebration of the Eucharist in anticipation of the 400th birthday of their foundress, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, on Sunday, June 16 at 10:30 am at St. Dunstan’s Basilica in Charlottetown. 

Sisters of St Martha Centennial Scholarship: Available to a third or fourth year Prince Edward Island female student in a post- secondary institution who is pursuing studies in the field of ecology, ethics, theology, education, health care or social work. Deadline to apply is May 30, 2019.  Application forms are on the Saint Dunstan’s University website.   For further information call 393-3441.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: Want to experience something of the life of Jesus? Do you want to experience the places that our Lord walked and where He spoke to the people? Join Fr. Andrew Handrahan on a guided pilgrimage to some of Israel’s holy sites. From October 21st-29th, 2020, the pilgrimage will travel to the Holy Land and visit such places as Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Transfiguration, Jerusalem, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Step into the River Jordan where Jesus was baptized, and stand on the hill where Jesus gave his sermon on the mount; walk through the places that our Lord himself walked, and experience the city of Jerusalem as you make the way of the cross which Jesus suffered. Contact Krisanne Butler at CAA Travel for more information: kbutler@atlantic.ca  or at 902-892-0296. Seats are limited, call now for more information.