Diocesan Communiqué – September 14, 2022

September 14, 2022

Deacon Robert Kinghorn, columnist with the Catholic Register, will be giving a talk about his ministry “The Church on the Street” at Holy Redeemer Church at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 20th. All are welcome to attend. Admission is free. Masking recommended.

‘Noticing God with Me in my Daily Life—and Responding’ will be the topic of a four-session discernment program Wednesdays 10 am to 12 noon from October 19-November 9 at the Martha Spirituality Centre. Facilitators will be Julia Donahoe-MacDougald, Roseanne Macdonald, Gilles Michaud and Leah Michaud. Fee is $20. Registration deadline is Friday, October 14. To register, email drjoancsm@gmail.com

Monday, September 19th has been declared a one-time statutory holiday on P.E.I. to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II. Diocesan offices will be closed on that day. Beginning September 20th , reception desk/phone hours at the Catholic Pastoral Centre will be as follows: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm; Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am to 4 pm (closed during the noon hour).

You Are Here! Young Adult Leadership Retreat: Are you a young adult (18-25 years old) who wants to make new friends? Grow in your faith? Join the Diocesan Youth Ministry Office for an overnight leadership retreat at the Marguerite Bourgeois Centre (Summerside), September 23-24. Cost is $10. For more information and to register, visit https://youth.dioceseofcharlottetown.com/young-adult-leadership-team/

Martha Spirituality Centre Program Offering (for more information on our programs visit us at www.pei-marthas.ca): Christian Meditation, the prayer of the heart, opens us to the presence of God in the silence and stillness of the present moment. Sessions will be held on Zoom on Tuesdays from September 20th to December 13th from 7-8 pm. There is no fee for this program. To register, contact karenyogapei@gmail.com .

If you are interested in a personal spiritual director, please email Roseanne Macdonald, contact person for the Atlantic Association of the Spiritual Exercises Apostolate (AASEA), at philrose1987@gmail.com .

Evening4LIFE: Saturday, Oct 1, 2022, 6:30PM Focus on the Family President JP Beran and Steve Wilson as guest speakers! RSVP to events@peilife.org to join us for this event at Faithworks Community Center, 1288 Loyalist Rd, North Wiltshire, PE. Call 902-894-5473 or email events@peilife.org for more information. Refreshments will be served. Free will offering.