Diocesan Communiqué – September 13, 2023

September 15, 2023

The day of reflection on Synodality which was to be held at the Spirituality Centre on Saturday, September 16th is postponed until Saturday, September 30th due to the possibility of poor weather this weekend. So now, on Saturday, September 30th (10am-3pm), Nancy Murphy and Sister Joan Campbell will facilitate a time of reflection at the Spirituality Centre on the biblical roots of the synodal process. Suggested cost $25. Please bring a bag lunch. New registrations are still welcome. To register email Sister Joan at drjoancsm@gmail.com

There will be a Men’s Cursillo Weekend November 2-5 and a Women’s Weekend November 9-12, to be held at Marguerite Bourgeoys Retreat Centre in Summerside. Cost of $150 per person. For more info, please contact brhood12@hotmail.com or visit the Cursillo website www.peicursillo.com.

“Come away with me. Let us go to a quiet place and rest” (Mark 3:31) All are invited to come and join other Islanders as we all seek the stillness that gladdens the heart in Eucharistic Adoration When: Wednesdays, 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm, bi-weekly (September 27th, October 11th & 25th, and so on) Where: Glastonbury Hall (downstairs at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Charlottetown). Confessions heard during the Holy Hour.

Book Study: A Woman’s Way through the Twelve Steps by Stephanie Covington, Ph.D, aims to support women’s spiritual growth and healing. The book focuses on women’s issues in recovery, using the format of Twelve Steps programs. Facilitated by Sr. Debbie Peters, this weekly book study (1-3 pm) will begin at the Martha Spirituality Centre on Wednesday, October 11 and conclude on Wednesday, November 15. The fee is $25.00 plus the cost of the book, which can be purchased at the Bookmark. To register email Sister Debbie at srdebpeters52@gmail.com.

Young Adult Leadership Team. Are you a young adult (18-25) who is interested in growing in their faith, and helping lead retreats across the Diocese? The Young Adult Leadership Team travels the diocese leading retreats, and gathers regularly for faith-building and community. The first meeting is an overnight retreat, September 22-23 at the Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre. For more information about the Leadership Team and to register for the Retreat, visit: https://youth.dioceseofcharlottetown.com/young-adult-leadership-team/